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Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rates

Washington and U.S.

YearWashingtonU.S.
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%
20074.5%4.6%
20064.9%4.6%
20055.5%5.1%
20046.2%5.5%
20037.4%6.0%
20027.3%5.8%
20016.2%4.7%
20005.0%4.0%
19994.9%4.2%
19984.8%4.5%
19974.9%4.9%
19965.9%5.4%
19956.3%5.6%
19946.5%6.1%
19937.1%6.9%
19927.2%7.5%
19916.3%6.8%
19905.2%5.6%

1970-2012

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Last modified: June 7, 2017
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