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DEC 2016 Unemployment Data
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  Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate

Area
Statewide, Seasonally Adj.
Statewide, Not Seasonally Adj.
Alabaster City
Anniston City
Auburn City
Bessemer City
Birmingham City
Decatur City
Dothan City
Enterprise City
Florence City
Gadsden City
Homewood City
Hoover City
Huntsville City
Madison City
Mobile City
Montgomery City
Opelika City
Phenix City City
Prattville City
Prichard City
Selma City
Tuscaloosa City
Vestavia Hills City
National, Seasonally Adj.
National, Not Seasonally Adj.
DEC p
2016
2,203,251
2,181,837
17,037
8,447
29,462
10,255
93,603
26,449
29,311
10,652
18,386
14,100
14,191
44,463
92,880
23,947
86,779
92,766
14,274
15,840
16,809
8,168
6,540
45,736
17,559
159,640,000
158,968,000
NOV r
2016
2,194,663
2,199,219
17,170
8,537
29,576
10,363
94,191
26,654
29,446
10,795
18,657
14,169
14,288
44,789
93,485
24,105
87,326
93,101
14,360
15,880
16,971
8,231
6,613
46,015
17,683
159,456,000
159,451,000
DEC r
2015
2,145,878
2,145,546
16,766
8,433
28,400
10,139
91,896
26,216
29,117
10,570
18,353
13,867
13,967
43,680
91,105
23,510
85,450
91,330
13,754
15,557
16,575
8,036
6,473
44,817
17,225
157,833,000
157,245,000
DEC p
2016
2,066,842
2,052,963
16,301
7,756
27,886
9,250
87,065
25,024
27,586
10,074
17,312
13,138
13,647
42,622
87,904
22,865
80,533
87,251
13,530
15,020
16,004
7,361
5,877
42,748
16,916
152,111,000
151,798,000
NOV r
2016
2,066,012
2,076,107
16,456
7,854
28,117
9,334
87,857
25,256
27,827
10,205
17,595
13,222
13,772
43,014
88,650
23,062
81,301
87,877
13,642
15,108
16,170
7,431
5,976
43,247
17,070
152,048,000
152,385,000
DEC r
2015
2,011,475
2,019,271
16,046
7,714
26,840
9,105
85,696
24,720
27,374
9,972
17,242
12,933
13,433
41,953
86,242
22,432
79,435
85,941
13,022
14,710
15,767
7,261
5,814
42,012
16,650
149,929,000
149,703,000
DEC p
2016
136,409
128,874
736
691
1,576
1,005
6,538
1,425
1,725
578
1,074
962
544
1,841
4,976
1,082
6,246
5,515
744
820
805
807
663
2,988
643
7,529,000
7,170,000
NOV r
2016
128,651
123,112
714
683
1,459
1,029
6,334
1,398
1,619
590
1,062
947
516
1,775
4,835
1,043
6,025
5,224
718
772
801
800
637
2,768
613
7,409,000
7,066,000
DEC r
2015
134,403
126,275
720
719
1,560
1,034
6,200
1,496
1,743
598
1,111
934
534
1,727
4,863
1,078
6,015
5,389
732
847
808
775
659
2,805
575
7,904,000
7,542,000
DEC p
2016
6.2%
5.9%
4.3%
8.2%
5.3%
9.8%
7.0%
5.4%
5.9%
5.4%
5.8%
6.8%
3.8%
4.1%
5.4%
4.5%
7.2%
5.9%
5.2%
5.2%
4.8%
9.9%
10.1%
6.5%
3.7%
4.7%
4.5%
NOV r
2016
5.9%
5.6%
4.2%
8.0%
4.9%
9.9%
6.7%
5.2%
5.5%
5.5%
5.7%
6.7%
3.6%
4.0%
5.2%
4.3%
6.9%
5.6%
5.0%
4.9%
4.7%
9.7%
9.6%
6.0%
3.5%
4.6%
4.4%
DEC r
2015
6.3%
5.9%
4.3%
8.5%
5.5%
10.2%
6.7%
5.7%
6.0%
5.7%
6.1%
6.7%
3.8%
4.0%
5.3%
4.6%
7.0%
5.9%
5.3%
5.4%
4.9%
9.6%
10.2%
6.3%
3.3%
5.0%
4.8%
pPreliminary    rRevised
Counties and Metropolitan Areas are comparable to the not seasonally adjusted labor force data.
 
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2015 benchmark.