Compared to January 2015, the January 2016 Tulare County Employment Report shows a decrease in the unemployment rate and an increase in employment. Additional highlights from the recent report include:
- Tulare County’s unemployment rate was 12.3 percent in January 2016, down from the year-ago estimate of 13.7 percent and up from a revised 12.2 percent in December 2015.
- The industries with the largest month-over growth include Farm and Educational & Health Services. The industry with the largest month-over decline in jobs is Retail Trade.