(Unemployment Rate for April)....It is the latest report available.

The report is provided by the Labor Market Information Division of the Employment Development Department. According to the report, April unemployment came in at 15.7%. That is down from the revised 16.4 % reported for March, but above the year-ago estimate of 13.7%. This compares to the unadjusted California unemployment rate of  4.8% and 3.5% for the nation during the same period. According to the report there were 11,200 unemployed out of a labor force of 71, 500