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ALABAMA COMPARED TO U.S.
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SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Civilian Labor Force 2,154,746 2,167,334 2,176,102 2,181,033 2,182,262 2,175,271 2,162,473 2,156,813 2,165,629 2,182,193 2,194,663 2,203,251
Employment 2,020,329 2,033,242 2,041,999 2,047,781 2,050,243 2,044,973 2,039,439 2,040,517 2,048,529 2,058,443 2,066,012 2,066,842
Unemployment 134,417 134,092 134,103 133,252 132,019 130,298 123,034 116,296 117,100 123,750 128,651 136,409
Unemployment Rate 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.0 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.7 5.9 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2015 benchmark.
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,126,391 2,147,743 2,155,709 2,158,713 2,175,802 2,195,134 2,182,935 2,181,061 2,189,369 2,212,421 2,199,219 2,181,837 2,175,528
Employment 1,992,283 2,009,509 2,023,305 2,041,368 2,051,172 2,051,871 2,056,831 2,058,026 2,064,606 2,079,955 2,076,107 2,052,963 2,046,500
Unemployment 134,108 138,234 132,404 117,345 124,630 143,263 126,104 123,035 124,763 132,466 123,112 128,874 129,028
Unemployment Rate 6.3 6.4 6.1 5.4 5.7 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.7 6.0 5.6 5.9 5.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2015 benchmark.


SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Civilian Labor Force 158,362,000 158,888,000 159,278,000 158,938,000 158,510,000 158,889,000 159,295,000 159,508,000 159,830,000 159,643,000 159,456,000 159,640,000
Employment 150,533,000 151,043,000 151,301,000 151,028,000 151,058,000 151,909,000 151,546,000 151,655,000 151,926,000 151,902,000 152,048,000 152,111,000
Unemployment 7,829,000 7,845,000 7,977,000 7,910,000 7,451,000 7,799,000 7,749,000 7,853,000 7,904,000 7,740,000 7,409,000 7,529,000
Unemployment Rate 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.7
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 157,347,000 158,279,000 158,854,000 158,488,000 158,800,000 160,135,000 160,705,000 159,800,000 159,636,000 159,783,000 159,451,000 158,968,000 159,187,000
Employment 149,037,000 150,060,000 150,738,000 151,075,000 151,594,000 151,990,000 152,437,000 151,804,000 151,977,000 152,335,000 152,385,000 151,798,000 151,436,000
Unemployment 8,309,000 8,219,000 8,116,000 7,413,000 7,207,000 8,144,000 8,267,000 7,996,000 7,658,000 7,447,000 7,066,000 7,170,000 7,751,000
Unemployment Rate 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.7 4.5 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.9