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Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rates

Washington and U.S.

YearWashingtonU.S.
2013 7.0% 7.4%
2012 8.2% 8.1%
2011 9.2% 8.9%
2010 9.9% 9.6%
2009 9.3% 9.3%
2008 5.5% 5.8%
2007 4.5% 4.6%
2006 4.9% 4.6%
2005 5.5% 5.1%
2004 6.2% 5.5%
2003 7.4% 6.0%
2002 7.3% 5.8%
2001 6.2% 4.7%
2000 5.0% 4.0%
1999 4.9% 4.2%
1998 4.8% 4.5%
1997 4.9% 4.9%
1996 5.9% 5.4%
1995 6.3% 5.6%
1994 6.5% 6.1%
1993 7.1% 6.9%
1992 7.2% 7.5%
1991 6.3% 6.8%
1990 5.2% 5.6%

1970-2013

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Last modified: July 11, 2014
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