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Unemployment Numbers Up In Wisconsin

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 at 8:12 am

Unemployment rates increased in all 72 Wisconsin counties from December to January.

The state numbers released Wednesday were not seasonally adjusted. They range from 5.5 percent in Dane County to 15.0 percent in Menominee County.The state’s unemployment rate increased from 6.7 percent to 7 percent, but remains below the national rate of 7.9 percent.

The data are based on monthly unemployment insurance claims and a survey of about 1,450 households. The numbers are subject to significant revision.

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