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Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) will contribute to Iowa's economic growth by providing quality customer-driven services that support prosperity, productivity, health and safety for Iowans. In conjunction with state and local economic development efforts, IWD also assists businesses to fulfill their workforce needs.

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Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force Data


Dec. 2004 Nov. 2004 Dec. 2003
LABOR FORCE1,630,2001,631,7001,600,200
UNEMPLOYED 76,700 77,500 73,500
RATE (%) 4.7 4.84.6

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