SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent in November.

The state Employment Development Department says that’s down from 5.5 percent in October and from 5.9 percent in November 2015.

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The department says the state’s employers added 13,600 nonfarm payroll jobs last month.

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Nationwide, the unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent last month.

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