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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.
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.
DEC p
2016
2,203,251
2,181,837
25,762
88,366
8,236
8,620
24,772
4,867
9,068
46,222
15,337
11,231
19,345
4,298
8,080
5,546
5,822
20,414
23,636
4,602
4,451
15,272
6,422
37,888
20,036
15,459
29,008
36,683
14,682
44,272
6,624
13,818
10,813
2,934
6,262
6,736
44,738
23,701
315,095
5,699
42,850
13,877
74,778
40,593
3,857
8,095
173,856
7,601
12,629
41,424
186,081
7,222
105,488
55,566
3,450
8,004
15,367
9,417
24,736
108,693
38,877
5,211
34,756
18,839
100,805
25,829
6,860
2,832
9,434
159,640,000
158,968,000
NOV r
2016
2,194,663
2,199,219
25,980
89,321
8,334
8,716
25,079
5,021
9,146
46,601
15,391
11,328
19,625
4,357
8,092
5,630
5,885
20,629
23,874
4,642
4,494
15,584
6,623
38,278
20,210
15,618
29,351
36,937
14,814
44,453
6,674
13,917
11,050
2,957
6,432
6,827
44,976
23,896
317,226
5,762
43,375
14,017
75,156
40,959
3,900
8,148
174,931
7,726
12,807
41,836
187,072
7,266
105,859
55,967
3,542
8,149
15,588
9,516
24,792
109,429
39,207
5,270
34,973
18,930
101,599
26,099
6,938
2,828
9,611
159,456,000
159,451,000
DEC r
2015
2,145,878
2,145,546
25,348
86,290
8,471
8,524
24,309
4,756
9,069
45,961
15,128
11,054
19,027
4,288
7,933
5,430
5,626
20,228
23,592
4,624
4,374
15,125
6,282
36,156
19,482
15,259
28,731
36,160
14,366
43,561
6,410
13,659
10,655
2,898
6,118
6,648
44,430
23,522
309,964
5,617
42,775
13,803
71,985
39,814
3,808
7,970
170,531
7,364
12,347
40,285
183,049
7,142
103,845
55,008
3,511
7,808
14,847
9,422
24,412
106,782
38,187
5,046
35,095
18,361
98,944
25,602
6,735
2,806
9,190
157,833,000
157,245,000
DEC p
2016
2,066,842
2,052,963
24,445
83,436
7,553
8,088
23,418
4,490
8,440
43,178
14,539
10,625
18,289
3,922
7,182
5,212
5,472
19,247
21,994
4,215
4,167
14,196
6,030
36,030
18,891
14,042
27,212
34,904
13,701
41,690
6,183
12,989
10,174
2,627
5,763
6,275
42,138
22,191
297,166
5,389
40,143
12,937
71,061
38,485
3,455
7,477
164,974
7,015
11,785
39,191
172,943
6,556
99,333
52,565
3,088
7,473
14,347
8,878
23,384
103,977
36,846
4,802
32,328
17,794
95,204
24,023
6,249
2,391
8,761
152,111,000
151,798,000
NOV r
2016
2,066,012
2,076,107
24,702
84,711
7,660
8,186
23,814
4,651
8,560
43,724
14,618
10,772
18,605
3,988
7,229
5,309
5,557
19,497
22,335
4,273
4,208
14,571
6,240
36,499
19,120
14,278
27,633
35,204
13,892
41,955
6,251
13,142
10,449
2,662
5,969
6,386
42,502
22,486
299,870
5,463
40,800
13,131
71,649
38,921
3,510
7,554
166,367
7,158
11,994
39,715
174,592
6,631
100,045
53,054
3,191
7,645
14,620
9,030
23,511
104,963
37,254
4,885
32,618
17,951
96,314
24,325
6,347
2,412
8,950
152,048,000
152,385,000
DEC r
2015
2,011,475
2,019,271
24,082
81,476
7,742
7,956
23,043
4,372
8,400
42,943
14,278
10,488
17,980
3,915
6,993
5,113
5,306
19,058
21,894
4,202
4,108
14,123
5,909
34,335
18,299
13,892
27,011
34,396
13,394
41,037
5,954
12,829
10,076
2,588
5,642
6,228
41,837
22,041
292,493
5,291
39,982
12,777
68,394
37,743
3,400
7,361
161,855
6,722
11,518
38,063
170,585
6,436
97,841
51,929
3,131
7,334
13,876
8,921
22,971
102,351
36,269
4,657
32,866
17,312
93,564
23,659
6,135
2,383
8,512
149,929,000
149,703,000
DEC p
2016
136,409
128,874
1,317
4,930
683
532
1,354
377
628
3,044
798
606
1,056
376
898
334
350
1,167
1,642
387
284
1,076
392
1,858
1,145
1,417
1,796
1,779
981
2,582
441
829
639
307
499
461
2,600
1,510
17,929
310
2,707
940
3,717
2,108
402
618
8,882
586
844
2,233
13,138
666
6,155
3,001
362
531
1,020
539
1,352
4,716
2,031
409
2,428
1,045
5,601
1,806
611
441
673
7,529,000
7,170,000
NOV r
2016
128,651
123,112
1,278
4,610
674
530
1,265
370
586
2,877
773
556
1,020
369
863
321
328
1,132
1,539
369
286
1,013
383
1,779
1,090
1,340
1,718
1,733
922
2,498
423
775
601
295
463
441
2,474
1,410
17,356
299
2,575
886
3,507
2,038
390
594
8,564
568
813
2,121
12,480
635
5,814
2,913
351
504
968
486
1,281
4,466
1,953
385
2,355
979
5,285
1,774
591
416
661
7,409,000
7,066,000
DEC r
2015
134,403
126,275
1,266
4,814
729
568
1,266
384
669
3,018
850
566
1,047
373
940
317
320
1,170
1,698
422
266
1,002
373
1,821
1,183
1,367
1,720
1,764
972
2,524
456
830
579
310
476
420
2,593
1,481
17,471
326
2,793
1,026
3,591
2,071
408
609
8,676
642
829
2,222
12,464
706
6,004
3,079
380
474
971
501
1,441
4,431
1,918
389
2,229
1,049
5,380
1,943
600
423
678
7,904,000
7,542,000
DEC p
2016
6.2%
5.9%
5.1%
5.6%
8.3%
6.2%
5.5%
7.7%
6.9%
6.6%
5.2%
5.4%
5.5%
8.7%
11.1%
6.0%
6.0%
5.7%
6.9%
8.4%
6.4%
7.0%
6.1%
4.9%
5.7%
9.2%
6.2%
4.8%
6.7%
5.8%
6.7%
6.0%
5.9%
10.5%
8.0%
6.8%
5.8%
6.4%
5.7%
5.4%
6.3%
6.8%
5.0%
5.2%
10.4%
7.6%
5.1%
7.7%
6.7%
5.4%
7.1%
9.2%
5.8%
5.4%
10.5%
6.6%
6.6%
5.7%
5.5%
4.3%
5.2%
7.8%
7.0%
5.5%
5.6%
7.0%
8.9%
15.6%
7.1%
4.7%
4.5%
NOV r
2016
5.9%
5.6%
4.9%
5.2%
8.1%
6.1%
5.0%
7.4%
6.4%
6.2%
5.0%
4.9%
5.2%
8.5%
10.7%
5.7%
5.6%
5.5%
6.4%
7.9%
6.4%
6.5%
5.8%
4.6%
5.4%
8.6%
5.9%
4.7%
6.2%
5.6%
6.3%
5.6%
5.4%
10.0%
7.2%
6.5%
5.5%
5.9%
5.5%
5.2%
5.9%
6.3%
4.7%
5.0%
10.0%
7.3%
4.9%
7.4%
6.3%
5.1%
6.7%
8.7%
5.5%
5.2%
9.9%
6.2%
6.2%
5.1%
5.2%
4.1%
5.0%
7.3%
6.7%
5.2%
5.2%
6.8%
8.5%
14.7%
6.9%
4.6%
4.4%
DEC r
2015
6.3%
5.9%
5.0%
5.6%
8.6%
6.7%
5.2%
8.1%
7.4%
6.6%
5.6%
5.1%
5.5%
8.7%
11.8%
5.8%
5.7%
5.8%
7.2%
9.1%
6.1%
6.6%
5.9%
5.0%
6.1%
9.0%
6.0%
4.9%
6.8%
5.8%
7.1%
6.1%
5.4%
10.7%
7.8%
6.3%
5.8%
6.3%
5.6%
5.8%
6.5%
7.4%
5.0%
5.2%
10.7%
7.6%
5.1%
8.7%
6.7%
5.5%
6.8%
9.9%
5.8%
5.6%
10.8%
6.1%
6.5%
5.3%
5.9%
4.1%
5.0%
7.7%
6.4%
5.7%
5.4%
7.6%
8.9%
15.1%
7.4%
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.