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Ottawa's January 2017 Ranking: 2 of 83 Counties
Note: This data is updated annually. See detailed unemployment rate data Ottawa County Source: Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
Explanation of the Indicator
The unemployment rate reflects the number of unemployed residents as a percent of the labor force (total employed and unemployed residents). Residents are considered unemployed if they are not working but are actively seeking employment. The unemployment rate reflects the success of the economy in providing opportunities for residents to support themselves and their families.