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Anne Arundel tops weak employment growth in Maryland

Anne Arundel tops weak employment growth in Maryland

Anne Arundel County, where more than 4,000 people joined the workforce between June 2015 and June 2016, led the state's largest jurisdictions in job creation, according to federal labor statistics.

The county's employment growth of 1.5 percent topped Maryland's seven most populated counties and Baltimore City, but only matched the national average, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last week.

Employment rose by 0.9 percent in Howard and Harford counties, 0.8 percent in Baltimore County and 0.5 percent in Baltimore City.

Montgomery County saw 0.7 percent growth, Prince George's County saw no growth, and Frederick County saw a loss of 0.1 percent.

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