Jobless Rates for the Year

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training reports the state jobless rate increased two percent from November 2007 to November 2008. 116 Kentucky counties saw increases. In Western Kentucky, Calloway County's rate rose from four-point-seven to almost six percent. Christian County saw one of the most dramatic increases, shooting up from six-point-five to eight and a half percent by the end of last month.