Almost 64 percent of unemployed residents in Greater Des Moines said they are seeking employment in a recent study, The Des Moines Register reported. The study was compiled by Iowa Workforce Development, which partnered with the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Des Moines Area Community College and cities and counties in the area. Of the 8.7 percent of people unemployed in Greater Des Moines, 46.5 percent lost their jobs within the past year, the study said.