Tuesday, April 23, 2024


Westport February Unemployment Unchanged at 5.7%

Westport’s unemployment rate in February was 5.7 percent, the same as in January, the Connecticut Department of Labor said today.

The department said the number of Westport unemployed in February was 706, down from 713 in January.

The February labor force in Westport numbered 12,439, up from 12,414 in January, and there were 11,733 employed, up from 11,701 employed in January, it said.

The lowest Westport unemployment rate in recent years was 2.2 percent in December 2006, according to state records.

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