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Alabama and United States Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2018


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2018 SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY
Civilian Labor Force 2,160,683 2,160,917 2,162,897 2,169,509 2,177,073
Employment 2,079,876 2,080,346 2,081,731 2,086,358 2,091,439
Unemployment 80,807 80,571 81,166 83,151 85,634
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,139,850 2,169,306 2,178,000 2,193,308 2,194,378 2,174,968
Employment 2,051,243 2,077,680 2,094,068 2,117,157 2,112,629 2,090,555
Unemployment 88,607 91,626 83,932 76,151 81,749 84,413
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.7 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.


SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY
Civilian Labor Force 161,115,000 161,921,000 161,763,000 161,527,000 161,539,000
Employment 154,430,000 155,215,000 155,178,000 155,181,000 155,474,000
Unemployment 6,684,000 6,706,000 6,585,000 6,346,000 6,065,000
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 160,037,000 161,494,000 161,548,000 161,280,000 161,765,000 161,224,800
Employment 152,848,000 154,403,000 154,877,000 155,348,000 156,009,000 154,697,000
Unemployment 7,189,000 7,091,000 6,671,000 5,932,000 5,756,000 6,527,800
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.6 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.