Just Looking Over Some Numbers

Unemployment information from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Unemployment Assistance

.                                   December 2013            December 2012

Massachusetts                  6.7%                                 6.6%

Barnstable County           8.3%                                 8.3%

Dennis                                 9.1%                                  8.9%

In December 2013 there was 7,405 people reported as being in the labor force (down from 7,492 in December 2012). Of these people in 2013 there was 6,730 people working, and 675 people unemployed. One out of every eleven people in the labor force in Dennis was out of work in December 2013. For comparison, one out of every fifteen people were out of work in the Commonwealth and one out of every twelve people in the county was out of work in December 2013.

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