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Unemployment Snapshot
JUN 2016
Unemployment Situation
Seasonally Adjusted JUN 2016
Preliminary
MAY 2016
Revised
Alabama:
6.0%
6.0%
United States:
4.9%
4.7%

Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate is 6.0%, unchanged from May’s revised rate of 6.0%, and below June 2015’s rate of 6.1%. June’s rate represents 130,349 unemployed persons, compared to 132,019 in May and 130,604 in June 2015.

The number of people counted as employed in June was 2,045,497, up from 2,011,654 in June 2015 (seasonally adjusted).

Wage and salary employment measured 1,972,400 in June, representing a yearly increase of 14,900. Yearly gains were seen in the professional and business services sector (+4,800), the manufacturing sector (+3,900), and the trade, transportation, and utilities sector (+3,500), among others.

The last time wage and salary employment was at or above 1,972,400 was October 2008, when it measured 1,981,300.

HWOL The Help Wanted Online Data Series™ fills a critical gap in the current U.S. economic indicators by providing timely monthly measures of labor demand (advertised vacancies) at the national, regional, State and metropolitan area levels. These monthly measures are comparable in timing and geographic detail to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) monthly measures of labor supply (unemployment).  Technical Notes



Descriptions of various products and reports can be found in the 2012 Labor Market Information Users Guide.

The Catalogue of Workforce Information Sources, formerly the Environmental Scan, has been finalized by the Employment and Training Administration.  You can find it at the following link:  Click here.

Click here for information about job terminations in Alabama.
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Employment Statistics

Information relating to employment, hours, and earnings estimates for the State of Alabama and employment estimates for the metropolitan areas by detailed industry.

Occupational Statistics
Information relating to the changing workforce in the state. Data include estimated and projected employment with annual average job openings, occupational wages for both the state and metropolitan areas, and a synopsis of information on selected occupations relevant to the state.

Quarterly Employment and Wages
Comprehensive employment and wage data by industry and county and state for workers covered by unemployment insurance laws.

Statistical Bulletin
Information relating to covered employment, unemployment compensation and employment service activities. Data include quarterly and annual covered employment and wages, benefit payments and contributions by industry and county, and applicant and placement data. Select most recent month or historical months.

Unemployment Statistics
Information relating to the labor force, employment, and unemployment for the State of Alabama, metropolitan areas, counties, and cities.

Workforce Development
Information relating to workforce development and reports published in co-operation with our Workforce Development Unit. Census Local Area Dynamics, and Alabama Labor Supply are just some of the options.