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MAY 2017 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.
MAY p
2017
2,196,581
2,172,302
17,530
8,241
29,649
9,749
92,296
26,410
29,560
10,750
18,368
14,048
14,051
44,387
94,296
24,363
85,499
92,243
14,128
15,312
16,866
8,025
6,577
45,180
17,496
159,784,000
159,979,000
APR r
2017
2,207,877
2,179,071
17,556
8,260
29,676
9,822
92,493
26,438
29,615
10,786
18,592
14,128
14,072
44,466
94,666
24,479
85,761
92,418
14,148
15,378
16,891
8,104
6,636
45,377
17,527
160,213,000
159,817,000
MAY r
2016
2,164,065
2,159,095
17,393
8,304
28,790
9,766
92,000
26,443
29,166
10,647
18,509
13,932
13,922
44,095
92,517
23,834
86,066
91,985
13,709
15,240
16,779
8,123
6,586
44,785
17,347
158,510,000
158,800,000
MAY p
2017
2,089,217
2,081,326
16,987
7,778
28,490
9,216
87,548
25,344
28,336
10,276
17,615
13,374
13,658
43,068
90,695
23,548
81,009
88,366
13,586
14,752
16,282
7,432
6,096
43,066
17,016
152,923,000
153,407,000
APR r
2017
2,088,764
2,083,499
16,990
7,778
28,505
9,217
87,561
25,364
28,344
10,301
17,733
13,404
13,660
43,075
90,947
23,613
81,092
88,373
13,593
14,780
16,283
7,439
6,122
43,263
17,018
153,156,000
153,262,000
MAY r
2016
2,038,912
2,042,665
16,715
7,706
27,331
9,068
86,144
25,007
27,612
10,037
17,422
13,068
13,439
42,378
87,921
22,826
80,673
87,099
13,033
14,468
16,038
7,401
5,951
42,127
16,743
151,058,000
151,594,000
MAY p
2017
107,364
90,976
543
463
1,159
533
4,748
1,066
1,224
474
753
674
393
1,319
3,601
815
4,490
3,877
542
560
584
593
481
2,114
480
6,861,000
6,572,000
APR r
2017
119,113
95,572
566
482
1,171
605
4,932
1,074
1,271
485
859
724
412
1,391
3,719
866
4,669
4,045
555
598
608
665
514
2,114
509
7,056,000
6,555,000
MAY r
2016
125,153
116,430
678
598
1,459
698
5,856
1,436
1,554
610
1,087
864
483
1,717
4,596
1,008
5,393
4,886
676
772
741
722
635
2,658
604
7,451,000
7,207,000
MAY p
2017
4.9%
4.2%
3.1%
5.6%
3.9%
5.5%
5.1%
4.0%
4.1%
4.4%
4.1%
4.8%
2.8%
3.0%
3.8%
3.3%
5.3%
4.2%
3.8%
3.7%
3.5%
7.4%
7.3%
4.7%
2.7%
4.3%
4.1%
APR r
2017
5.4%
4.4%
3.2%
5.8%
3.9%
6.2%
5.3%
4.1%
4.3%
4.5%
4.6%
5.1%
2.9%
3.1%
3.9%
3.5%
5.4%
4.4%
3.9%
3.9%
3.6%
8.2%
7.7%
4.7%
2.9%
4.4%
4.1%
MAY r
2016
5.8%
5.4%
3.9%
7.2%
5.1%
7.1%
6.4%
5.4%
5.3%
5.7%
5.9%
6.2%
3.5%
3.9%
5.0%
4.2%
6.3%
5.3%
4.9%
5.1%
4.4%
8.9%
9.6%
5.9%
3.5%
4.7%
4.5%
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 2016 benchmark.