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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.
AUG p
2016
2,156,308
2,179,827
25,852
91,527
8,605
8,624
24,907
4,921
9,292
46,384
15,373
11,363
19,399
4,441
7,914
5,706
5,913
20,664
23,664
4,723
4,471
15,773
6,571
37,689
20,192
15,683
29,118
36,721
14,756
44,037
6,501
13,909
11,030
2,910
6,323
6,815
44,841
23,807
314,017
5,625
43,152
13,861
73,941
40,034
3,871
8,070
170,895
7,633
12,757
41,402
183,959
7,279
105,012
55,167
3,565
8,040
15,227
9,678
24,406
108,418
38,863
5,068
35,412
19,062
99,942
26,030
6,581
2,871
9,575
159,463,000
159,800,000
JUL r
2016
2,162,473
2,182,935
25,810
92,696
8,593
8,682
24,973
4,841
9,303
46,243
15,308
11,294
19,474
4,468
7,933
5,644
5,961
20,544
23,792
4,718
4,459
15,744
6,510
37,718
20,145
15,753
29,501
36,645
14,806
43,907
6,488
13,934
10,936
2,882
6,222
6,777
44,643
23,743
315,948
5,637
43,358
13,895
73,661
39,988
3,861
8,057
171,199
7,645
12,753
41,334
184,455
7,315
105,041
55,309
3,574
7,935
15,173
9,658
24,484
108,984
39,001
5,085
35,333
19,108
98,866
26,138
6,607
2,904
9,545
159,287,000
160,705,000
AUG r
2015
2,141,051
2,149,959
25,358
88,780
8,640
8,507
24,452
4,849
9,185
46,119
15,175
11,172
19,109
4,392
7,976
5,497
5,678
20,457
23,587
4,691
4,430
15,536
6,408
36,216
19,791
15,512
28,994
36,098
14,486
43,197
6,422
13,627
10,885
2,928
6,160
6,759
44,786
23,647
309,494
5,648
42,844
13,900
71,655
39,675
3,858
8,025
170,023
7,353
12,474
40,604
182,849
7,290
103,606
55,090
3,507
7,861
14,829
9,419
24,244
106,667
38,221
5,051
35,138
18,874
97,931
25,526
6,647
2,816
9,334
157,061,000
157,390,000
AUG p
2016
2,039,947
2,056,620
24,540
87,060
7,873
8,092
23,623
4,573
8,678
43,531
14,592
10,795
18,387
4,101
7,036
5,374
5,591
19,501
22,125
4,362
4,218
14,729
6,185
35,877
19,055
14,207
27,424
34,983
13,833
41,534
6,071
13,149
10,427
2,639
5,842
6,388
42,325
22,412
296,575
5,331
40,554
12,971
70,323
38,006
3,470
7,485
162,438
7,100
11,977
39,272
171,989
6,650
99,124
52,280
3,176
7,500
14,245
9,142
23,105
103,877
36,901
4,693
33,194
18,082
94,473
24,160
6,021
2,474
8,903
151,614,000
151,804,000
JUL r
2016
2,039,439
2,056,831
24,497
88,247
7,859
8,128
23,686
4,521
8,660
43,304
14,487
10,747
18,438
4,097
7,026
5,303
5,612
19,390
22,184
4,345
4,202
14,694
6,137
35,876
18,997
14,147
27,735
34,942
13,857
41,415
6,048
13,138
10,330
2,600
5,724
6,347
42,163
22,294
298,226
5,310
40,641
12,964
69,868
37,964
3,459
7,405
162,410
7,090
11,904
39,181
172,170
6,652
99,065
52,356
3,144
7,373
14,200
9,118
23,136
104,437
37,078
4,648
33,068
18,022
93,136
24,258
6,015
2,490
8,871
151,517,000
152,437,000
AUG r
2015
2,011,271
2,010,075
23,914
83,783
7,835
7,911
23,055
4,431
8,439
42,706
14,194
10,517
17,936
3,965
6,945
5,150
5,304
19,153
21,657
4,245
4,129
14,380
5,995
34,187
18,478
13,866
27,126
34,118
13,406
40,391
5,929
12,740
10,208
2,602
5,637
6,283
41,784
22,014
290,366
5,277
39,690
12,793
67,677
37,398
3,372
7,325
160,064
6,776
11,553
38,152
169,097
6,504
96,702
51,698
3,139
7,279
13,735
8,835
22,681
101,690
36,102
4,623
32,703
17,696
92,121
23,626
6,013
2,371
8,599
149,043,000
149,228,000
AUG p
2016
116,361
123,207
1,312
4,467
732
532
1,284
348
614
2,853
781
568
1,012
340
878
332
322
1,163
1,539
361
253
1,044
386
1,812
1,137
1,476
1,694
1,738
923
2,503
430
760
603
271
481
427
2,516
1,395
17,442
294
2,598
890
3,618
2,028
401
585
8,457
533
780
2,130
11,970
629
5,888
2,887
389
540
982
536
1,301
4,541
1,962
375
2,218
980
5,469
1,870
560
397
672
7,849,000
7,996,000
JUL r
2016
123,034
126,104
1,313
4,449
734
554
1,287
320
643
2,939
821
547
1,036
371
907
341
349
1,154
1,608
373
257
1,050
373
1,842
1,148
1,606
1,766
1,703
949
2,492
440
796
606
282
498
430
2,480
1,449
17,722
327
2,717
931
3,793
2,024
402
652
8,789
555
849
2,153
12,285
663
5,976
2,953
430
562
973
540
1,348
4,547
1,923
437
2,265
1,086
5,730
1,880
592
414
674
7,770,000
8,267,000
AUG r
2015
129,780
139,884
1,444
4,997
805
596
1,397
418
746
3,413
981
655
1,173
427
1,031
347
374
1,304
1,930
446
301
1,156
413
2,029
1,313
1,646
1,868
1,980
1,080
2,806
493
887
677
326
523
476
3,002
1,633
19,128
371
3,154
1,107
3,978
2,277
486
700
9,959
577
921
2,452
13,752
786
6,904
3,392
368
582
1,094
584
1,563
4,977
2,119
428
2,435
1,178
5,810
1,900
634
445
735
8,018,000
8,162,000
AUG p
2016
5.4%
5.7%
5.1%
4.9%
8.5%
6.2%
5.2%
7.1%
6.6%
6.2%
5.1%
5.0%
5.2%
7.7%
11.1%
5.8%
5.4%
5.6%
6.5%
7.6%
5.7%
6.6%
5.9%
4.8%
5.6%
9.4%
5.8%
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
6.6%
5.5%
5.5%
9.3%
7.6%
6.3%
5.6%
5.9%
5.6%
5.2%
6.0%
6.4%
4.9%
5.1%
10.4%
7.2%
4.9%
7.0%
6.1%
5.1%
6.5%
8.6%
5.6%
5.2%
10.9%
6.7%
6.4%
5.5%
5.3%
4.2%
5.0%
7.4%
6.3%
5.1%
5.5%
7.2%
8.5%
13.8%
7.0%
4.9%
5.0%
JUL r
2016
5.7%
5.8%
5.1%
4.8%
8.5%
6.4%
5.2%
6.6%
6.9%
6.4%
5.4%
4.8%
5.3%
8.3%
11.4%
6.0%
5.9%
5.6%
6.8%
7.9%
5.8%
6.7%
5.7%
4.9%
5.7%
10.2%
6.0%
4.6%
6.4%
5.7%
6.8%
5.7%
5.5%
9.8%
8.0%
6.3%
5.6%
6.1%
5.6%
5.8%
6.3%
6.7%
5.1%
5.1%
10.4%
8.1%
5.1%
7.3%
6.7%
5.2%
6.7%
9.1%
5.7%
5.3%
12.0%
7.1%
6.4%
5.6%
5.5%
4.2%
4.9%
8.6%
6.4%
5.7%
5.8%
7.2%
9.0%
14.3%
7.1%
4.9%
5.1%
AUG r
2015
6.1%
6.5%
5.7%
5.6%
9.3%
7.0%
5.7%
8.6%
8.1%
7.4%
6.5%
5.9%
6.1%
9.7%
12.9%
6.3%
6.6%
6.4%
8.2%
9.5%
6.8%
7.4%
6.4%
5.6%
6.6%
10.6%
6.4%
5.5%
7.5%
6.5%
7.7%
6.5%
6.2%
11.1%
8.5%
7.0%
6.7%
6.9%
6.2%
6.6%
7.4%
8.0%
5.6%
5.7%
12.6%
8.7%
5.9%
7.8%
7.4%
6.0%
7.5%
10.8%
6.7%
6.2%
10.5%
7.4%
7.4%
6.2%
6.4%
4.7%
5.5%
8.5%
6.9%
6.2%
5.9%
7.4%
9.5%
15.8%
7.9%
5.1%
5.2%
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.