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What is the unemployment rate where you live? Here in Vancouver, Wa it was 14.6% this week. (Haven't checked today.)

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SusieD250

Asked by SusieD250 at 11:48 AM on Jun. 26, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • It's 11.5% in Vegas.
    lvpenguino

    Answer by lvpenguino at 11:52 AM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • The unemployment rate only counts people collecting unemployment compensation. It does not count people who have moved from UC to welfare. It does not count people who are earning half of what they were earning two years ago. The economic situation is much more dire than most people think.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:20 PM on Jun. 26, 2009

  • I have some updates on that for the US on my blog. http://www.wahdiva.blogspot.com
    tcarter1981

    Answer by tcarter1981 at 12:52 AM on Jun. 27, 2009

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