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Alabama and United States Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2021


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2021 SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG
Civilian Labor Force 2,257,961 2,248,764 2,235,958 2,231,960 2,225,722 2,212,718 2,210,686 2,207,682
Employment 2,160,236 2,157,723 2,151,242 2,152,641 2,150,324 2,138,949 2,139,008 2,138,677
Unemployment 97,725 91,041 84,716 79,319 75,398 73,769 71,678 69,005
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
2021 NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,228,910 2,228,554 2,213,954 2,222,794 2,208,770 2,201,289 2,226,916 2,217,056 2,218,530
Employment 2,138,693 2,145,168 2,138,166 2,157,702 2,145,334 2,119,805 2,150,858 2,140,709 2,142,054
Unemployment 90,217 83,386 75,788 65,092 63,436 81,484 76,058 76,347 76,476
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.7 3.4 2.9 2.9 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.


2021 SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
2021 UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG
Civilian Labor Force 160,161,000 160,211,000 160,558,000 160,988,000 160,935,000 161,086,000 161,347,000 161,537,000
Employment 150,031,000 150,239,000 150,848,000 151,176,000 151,620,000 151,602,000 152,645,000 153,154,000
Unemployment 10,130,000 9,972,000 9,710,000 9,812,000 9,316,000 9,484,000 8,702,000 8,384,000
Unemployment Rate 6.3 6.2 6.0 6.1 5.8 5.9 5.4 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
2021 NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 159,234,000 160,008,000 160,397,000 160,379,000 160,607,000 162,167,000 162,817,000 161,788,000 160,925,000
Employment 148,383,000 149,522,000 150,493,000 151,160,000 151,778,000 152,283,000 153,596,000 153,232,000 151,306,000
Unemployment 10,851,000 10,486,000 9,905,000 9,220,000 8,829,000 9,883,000 9,221,000 8,556,000 9,619,000
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 6.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.