DE Unemployment Drops Statewide, but Sussex County Sees Increase

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Delaware’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percent in December to 5.0% – the national rate dropped 3-tenths to 3.9%. The First State finished 2021 with 11,900 more jobs than a year ago – with gains in the Leisure & Hospitality, Wholesale and Retail Trade and Construction sectors. Sussex County saw an increase in unemployment rates – rising from 3.8% in November to 4.2% in December of 2021 – but substantially lower that the 5.4% unemployment in the county from December of 2020.

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