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ALABAMA COMPARED TO U.S.
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SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR
Civilian Labor Force 2,195,054 2,204,019 2,208,896
Employment 2,053,837 2,067,352 2,080,139
Unemployment 141,217 136,667 128,757
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.2 5.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,168,848 2,180,410 2,186,599 2,178,619
Employment 2,022,360 2,048,344 2,069,412 2,046,705
Unemployment 146,488 132,066 117,187 131,914
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.1 5.4 6.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.


SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR
Civilian Labor Force 159,716,000 160,056,000 160,201,000
Employment 152,081,000 152,528,000 153,000,000
Unemployment 7,635,000 7,528,000 7,202,000
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.7 4.5
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 158,676,000 159,482,000 159,912,000 159,357,000
Employment 150,527,000 151,594,000 152,628,000 151,583,000
Unemployment 8,149,000 7,887,000 7,284,000 7,773,000
Unemployment Rate 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.9