Labor Market Information
The unemployment rate in the Monterey County was 16.8 percent (33.000 unemployed) in May 2020, down from a revised 20.5 percent in April 2020, and above the year-ago estimate of 4.8 percent. This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 15.9 percent for California and 13.0 percent for the nation during the same period. (Source: EDD Labor Market Division).
(Source: EDD Labor Market Division.)