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OCT 2016 Unemployment Data
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  Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate

Area
Statewide, Seasonally Adj.
Statewide, Not Seasonally Adj.
Autauga County
Baldwin County
Barbour County
Bibb County
Blount County
Bullock County
Butler County
Calhoun County
Chambers County
Cherokee County
Chilton County
Choctaw County
Clarke County
Clay County
Cleburne County
Coffee County
Colbert County
Conecuh County
Coosa County
Covington County
Crenshaw County
Cullman County
Dale County
Dallas County
DeKalb County
Elmore County
Escambia County
Etowah County
Fayette County
Franklin County
Geneva County
Greene County
Hale County
Henry County
Houston County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Lamar County
Lauderdale County
Lawrence County
Lee County
Limestone County
Lowndes County
Macon County
Madison County
Marengo County
Marion County
Marshall County
Mobile County
Monroe County
Montgomery County
Morgan County
Perry County
Pickens County
Pike County
Randolph County
Russell County
Shelby County
St. Clair County
Sumter County
Talladega County
Tallapoosa County
Tuscaloosa County
Walker County
Washington County
Wilcox County
Winston County
National, Seasonally Adj.
National, Not Seasonally Adj.
OCT p
2016
2,182,384
2,212,911
26,113
90,842
8,574
8,745
25,250
5,056
9,273
46,835
15,696
11,499
19,712
4,406
8,021
5,778
6,076
20,869
24,024
4,739
4,498
15,945
6,884
38,644
20,480
15,790
30,052
37,057
15,051
44,577
6,615
13,994
11,413
2,974
6,590
6,985
45,743
24,127
317,023
5,795
43,696
14,224
75,228
41,117
3,925
8,205
175,140
7,922
13,054
42,243
188,063
7,431
105,900
56,482
3,638
8,309
15,778
9,605
24,778
109,353
39,269
5,317
35,200
19,208
102,264
26,215
6,933
2,905
9,761
159,712,000
159,783,000
SEP r
2016
2,165,629
2,189,369
25,808
90,267
8,627
8,652
25,052
5,107
9,251
46,187
15,528
11,473
19,601
4,419
7,947
5,778
5,998
20,848
23,748
4,745
4,486
16,047
6,923
38,397
20,321
15,729
30,174
36,579
14,941
43,942
6,590
13,884
11,334
2,957
6,635
6,905
44,955
24,050
313,275
5,766
43,186
14,104
74,323
40,486
3,908
8,105
172,187
7,908
12,986
42,015
185,036
7,413
104,551
55,820
3,678
8,257
15,477
9,507
24,573
108,034
38,821
5,306
35,044
19,226
100,985
26,041
6,890
2,898
9,679
159,907,000
159,636,000
OCT r
2015
2,142,579
2,148,602
25,345
87,205
8,581
8,485
24,468
4,967
9,110
45,909
15,090
11,232
19,124
4,368
7,899
5,538
5,758
20,391
23,607
4,688
4,430
15,546
6,496
36,418
19,715
15,452
29,054
36,085
14,607
43,476
6,416
13,676
10,957
2,922
6,250
6,760
44,532
23,725
308,647
5,693
42,883
13,920
71,801
39,830
3,847
7,978
170,135
7,406
12,614
40,768
182,532
7,241
103,425
54,973
3,530
7,917
15,072
9,544
24,288
106,386
38,189
5,104
35,269
18,524
98,405
25,492
6,720
2,793
9,394
157,096,000
157,313,000
OCT p
2016
2,058,492
2,080,071
24,694
85,839
7,839
8,157
23,856
4,662
8,628
43,760
14,824
10,884
18,613
4,015
7,148
5,434
5,694
19,614
22,421
4,332
4,208
14,858
6,487
36,628
19,255
14,333
28,213
35,145
14,051
41,838
6,155
13,142
10,741
2,673
6,091
6,525
43,077
22,594
298,084
5,464
41,048
13,266
71,396
38,916
3,516
7,574
165,963
7,328
12,181
39,904
175,129
6,757
99,623
53,311
3,271
7,736
14,738
9,041
23,372
104,401
37,121
4,922
32,733
18,085
96,599
24,297
6,335
2,504
9,027
151,925,000
152,335,000
SEP r
2016
2,048,529
2,064,606
24,505
85,701
7,927
8,101
23,775
4,742
8,646
43,313
14,738
10,908
18,557
4,066
7,116
5,459
5,667
19,692
22,173
4,353
4,229
15,003
6,536
36,537
19,192
14,265
28,399
34,826
13,981
41,387
6,156
13,102
10,729
2,680
6,139
6,471
42,431
22,593
295,329
5,463
40,615
13,203
70,777
38,459
3,504
7,534
163,635
7,337
12,173
39,855
172,756
6,797
98,622
52,835
3,317
7,725
14,514
8,997
23,256
103,465
36,833
4,936
32,731
18,242
95,647
24,133
6,315
2,509
8,998
151,968,000
151,977,000
OCT r
2015
2,011,158
2,023,899
24,084
82,605
7,855
7,953
23,231
4,553
8,463
42,765
14,249
10,650
18,093
3,996
7,025
5,234
5,436
19,266
21,901
4,277
4,155
14,550
6,126
34,629
18,552
14,097
27,385
34,317
13,630
40,924
5,997
12,862
10,357
2,624
5,810
6,331
41,916
22,239
291,252
5,360
40,126
12,892
68,406
37,764
3,412
7,394
161,318
6,890
11,785
38,557
170,145
6,518
97,241
51,928
3,215
7,436
14,122
9,036
22,921
102,013
36,249
4,735
33,072
17,463
93,459
23,732
6,177
2,412
8,730
149,197,000
149,716,000
OCT p
2016
123,892
132,840
1,419
5,003
735
588
1,394
394
645
3,075
872
615
1,099
391
873
344
382
1,255
1,603
407
290
1,087
397
2,016
1,225
1,457
1,839
1,912
1,000
2,739
460
852
672
301
499
460
2,666
1,533
18,939
331
2,648
958
3,832
2,201
409
631
9,177
594
873
2,339
12,934
674
6,277
3,171
367
573
1,040
564
1,406
4,952
2,148
395
2,467
1,123
5,665
1,918
598
401
734
7,787,000
7,447,000
SEP r
2016
117,100
124,763
1,303
4,566
700
551
1,277
365
605
2,874
790
565
1,044
353
831
319
331
1,156
1,575
392
257
1,044
387
1,860
1,129
1,464
1,775
1,753
960
2,555
434
782
605
277
496
434
2,524
1,457
17,946
303
2,571
901
3,546
2,027
404
571
8,552
571
813
2,160
12,280
616
5,929
2,985
361
532
963
510
1,317
4,569
1,988
370
2,313
984
5,338
1,908
575
389
681
7,939,000
7,658,000
OCT r
2015
131,421
124,703
1,261
4,600
726
532
1,237
414
647
3,144
841
582
1,031
372
874
304
322
1,125
1,706
411
275
996
370
1,789
1,163
1,355
1,669
1,768
977
2,552
419
814
600
298
440
429
2,616
1,486
17,395
333
2,757
1,028
3,395
2,066
435
584
8,817
516
829
2,211
12,387
723
6,184
3,045
315
481
950
508
1,367
4,373
1,940
369
2,197
1,061
4,946
1,760
543
381
664
7,899,000
7,597,000
OCT p
2016
5.7%
6.0%
5.4%
5.5%
8.6%
6.7%
5.5%
7.8%
7.0%
6.6%
5.6%
5.3%
5.6%
8.9%
10.9%
6.0%
6.3%
6.0%
6.7%
8.6%
6.4%
6.8%
5.8%
5.2%
6.0%
9.2%
6.1%
5.2%
6.6%
6.1%
7.0%
6.1%
5.9%
10.1%
7.6%
6.6%
5.8%
6.4%
6.0%
5.7%
6.1%
6.7%
5.1%
5.4%
10.4%
7.7%
5.2%
7.5%
6.7%
5.5%
6.9%
9.1%
5.9%
5.6%
10.1%
6.9%
6.6%
5.9%
5.7%
4.5%
5.5%
7.4%
7.0%
5.8%
5.5%
7.3%
8.6%
13.8%
7.5%
4.9%
4.7%
SEP r
2016
5.4%
5.7%
5.0%
5.1%
8.1%
6.4%
5.1%
7.1%
6.5%
6.2%
5.1%
4.9%
5.3%
8.0%
10.5%
5.5%
5.5%
5.5%
6.6%
8.3%
5.7%
6.5%
5.6%
4.8%
5.6%
9.3%
5.9%
4.8%
6.4%
5.8%
6.6%
5.6%
5.3%
9.4%
7.5%
6.3%
5.6%
6.1%
5.7%
5.3%
6.0%
6.4%
4.8%
5.0%
10.3%
7.0%
5.0%
7.2%
6.3%
5.1%
6.6%
8.3%
5.7%
5.3%
9.8%
6.4%
6.2%
5.4%
5.4%
4.2%
5.1%
7.0%
6.6%
5.1%
5.3%
7.3%
8.3%
13.4%
7.0%
5.0%
4.8%
OCT r
2015
6.1%
5.8%
5.0%
5.3%
8.5%
6.3%
5.1%
8.3%
7.1%
6.8%
5.6%
5.2%
5.4%
8.5%
11.1%
5.5%
5.6%
5.5%
7.2%
8.8%
6.2%
6.4%
5.7%
4.9%
5.9%
8.8%
5.7%
4.9%
6.7%
5.9%
6.5%
6.0%
5.5%
10.2%
7.0%
6.3%
5.9%
6.3%
5.6%
5.8%
6.4%
7.4%
4.7%
5.2%
11.3%
7.3%
5.2%
7.0%
6.6%
5.4%
6.8%
10.0%
6.0%
5.5%
8.9%
6.1%
6.3%
5.3%
5.6%
4.1%
5.1%
7.2%
6.2%
5.7%
5.0%
6.9%
8.1%
13.6%
7.1%
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.