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California September Nonfarm Employment Rose by 11,800

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The unemployment rate in California declined last month, according to the California Employment Development Department. Total nonfarm employment rose by 11,800.

Following is a table compiled from the September California employment report:

==============================================================================
                             Sept. Sept.-   Aug.   July   June    May  6 mo.
                              2011   Aug.   2011   2011   2011   2011   Avg.
==============================================================================
Civilian Labor Force        18.068  0.062 18.006 18.014 18.043 18.063 18.046
  Civilian Employment       15.916  0.085 15.831 15.848 15.910 15.947 15.898
  Civilian Unemployment      2.152 -0.023  2.175  2.167  2.133  2.116  2.147
Civilian Unemployment Rate   11.9%   n/a   12.1%  12.0%  11.8%  11.7%  11.9%
  Total Farm                 0.374 -0.002  0.376  0.378  0.386  0.379  0.378
  Total Nonfarm             14.099  0.012 14.087 14.066 14.070 14.040 14.070
   Goods Producing           1.846  0.002  1.844  1.850  1.849  1.846  1.848
    Mining and Logging       0.028  0.000  0.028  0.028  0.027  0.027  0.027
    Construction             0.566  0.007  0.559  0.565  0.564  0.566  0.565
==============================================================================
                             Sept. Sept.-   Aug.   July   June    May  6 mo.
                              2011   Aug.   2011   2011   2011   2011   Avg.
==============================================================================
    Trade/Trans/Utilities    2.652  0.005  2.647  2.639  2.642  2.649  2.647
     Wholesale Trade         0.663 -0.003  0.666  0.665  0.661  0.660  0.663
     Retail Trade            1.521  0.006  1.515  1.506  1.512  1.518  1.515
     Trans/Wareh/Utilities   0.468  0.002  0.466  0.468  0.469  0.471  0.469
     Information             0.455 -0.002  0.457  0.455  0.454  0.453  0.454
     Financial Activities    0.752 -0.001  0.753  0.757  0.758  0.757  0.755
      Finance & Insurance    0.509  0.000  0.509  0.512  0.512  0.510  0.510
      RE/Rental/Leasing      0.242 -0.001  0.243  0.245  0.246  0.247  0.245
     Prof. Business Serv     2.156  0.013  2.143  2.137  2.136  2.120  2.136
      Prof/Scientific/Tech   1.061 -0.002  1.063  1.061  1.057  1.048  1.055
      Management of Companie 0.189  0.001  0.189  0.190  0.189  0.188  0.189
      Admin/Waste Services   0.906  0.015  0.891  0.886  0.890  0.885  0.891
     Educational & Health    1.835 -0.004  1.838  1.837  1.833  1.826  1.833
      Educational Services   0.319 -0.008  0.327  0.325  0.326  0.323  0.324
      Health Care/Social     1.516  0.005  1.512  1.512  1.507  1.503  1.509
     Leisure & Hospitality   1.533  0.005  1.528  1.529  1.531  1.522  1.529
        Arts/Enter/Recr      0.247  0.003  0.245  0.246  0.249  0.246  0.247
==============================================================================
                             Sept. Sept.-   Aug.   July   June    May  6 mo.
                              2011   Aug.   2011   2011   2011   2011   Avg.
==============================================================================
        Accommodation/Food   1.286  0.002  1.283  1.283  1.281  1.277  1.282
     Other Services          0.482  0.001  0.481  0.483  0.483  0.481  0.482
     Government              2.389 -0.007  2.396  2.380  2.386  2.385  2.387
      Federal Government     0.254  0.000  0.255  0.254  0.253  0.251  0.252
       State Government      0.481  0.002  0.479  0.478  0.483  0.483  0.482
       Local Government      1.654 -0.008  1.662  1.649  1.650  1.650  1.653
==============================================================================
NOTE: Data is seasonally adjusted in millions,
42,001 California businesses are surveyed.
The unemployment rate is derived from a federal survey of 5,500
California households.

SOURCE: California Employment Development Department



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Alex Tanzi in Washington at  atanzi@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Marco Babic at  mbabic@bloomberg.net



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