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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.
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.
MAY p
2017
2,196,581
2,172,302
25,718
92,452
7,891
8,505
24,502
4,737
9,132
45,584
15,291
11,296
19,109
4,213
7,770
5,670
5,907
20,487
23,486
4,429
4,382
15,123
6,455
37,892
19,905
15,598
28,670
36,893
14,589
44,388
6,500
13,656
10,890
2,830
5,948
6,773
45,037
23,391
310,988
5,645
42,642
13,653
74,475
41,137
3,723
7,946
175,910
7,324
12,514
41,693
183,703
7,089
104,985
55,465
3,378
7,938
15,283
9,366
23,896
108,918
38,698
5,051
34,489
18,525
98,512
25,353
6,693
2,731
9,480
159,784,000
159,979,000
APR r
2017
2,207,877
2,179,071
25,766
91,686
7,990
8,518
24,555
4,743
9,179
45,693
15,331
11,317
19,138
4,236
7,840
5,694
5,958
20,594
23,712
4,455
4,406
15,152
6,471
38,058
19,999
15,720
28,823
36,970
14,669
44,594
6,530
13,735
10,904
2,841
5,992
6,803
45,087
23,463
311,699
5,683
43,056
13,692
74,587
41,288
3,750
7,984
176,643
7,382
12,626
41,805
184,389
7,135
105,196
55,644
3,433
7,994
15,459
9,390
23,976
109,093
38,772
5,095
34,692
18,548
98,994
25,461
6,718
2,746
9,515
160,213,000
159,817,000
MAY r
2016
2,164,065
2,159,095
25,591
90,894
8,170
8,506
24,345
4,604
9,057
45,791
15,045
11,176
18,957
4,284
7,921
5,447
5,702
20,270
23,591
4,535
4,438
15,162
6,300
37,502
19,973
15,566
28,608
36,750
14,542
43,879
6,497
13,525
10,707
2,887
5,828
6,693
44,476
23,418
309,836
5,660
42,902
13,706
72,259
40,251
3,758
7,893
172,358
7,612
12,445
41,012
184,884
7,233
104,698
55,414
3,353
7,836
14,897
9,392
23,788
108,167
38,464
5,086
34,694
18,907
97,642
25,536
6,711
2,763
9,305
158,510,000
158,800,000
MAY p
2017
2,089,217
2,081,326
24,773
89,106
7,447
8,146
23,556
4,535
8,666
43,406
14,725
10,878
18,356
3,944
7,150
5,435
5,658
19,605
22,345
4,180
4,190
14,303
6,183
36,555
19,064
14,578
27,436
35,630
13,908
42,492
6,208
13,082
10,454
2,624
5,619
6,465
43,189
22,294
298,303
5,423
40,819
13,003
71,744
39,578
3,448
7,514
169,444
6,922
11,941
40,138
174,426
6,641
100,688
53,313
3,131
7,539
14,626
8,995
22,920
105,539
37,216
4,723
32,847
17,827
94,575
24,151
6,251
2,433
9,021
152,923,000
153,407,000
APR r
2017
2,088,764
2,083,499
24,775
88,146
7,491
8,146
23,557
4,524
8,676
43,405
14,733
10,878
18,352
3,954
7,175
5,454
5,703
19,654
22,492
4,178
4,201
14,286
6,187
36,642
19,112
14,640
27,496
35,637
13,933
42,587
6,229
13,134
10,451
2,626
5,637
6,466
43,201
22,367
298,347
5,443
41,092
13,012
71,782
39,682
3,447
7,542
169,917
6,955
12,018
40,196
174,604
6,630
100,696
53,354
3,167
7,569
14,759
9,002
22,969
105,558
37,222
4,772
32,963
17,798
95,007
24,158
6,250
2,427
9,034
153,156,000
153,262,000
MAY r
2016
2,038,912
2,042,665
24,400
86,521
7,514
8,003
23,116
4,352
8,476
42,999
14,277
10,660
17,988
3,916
7,138
5,138
5,385
19,145
22,085
4,186
4,197
14,204
5,963
35,768
18,895
14,231
27,017
35,130
13,674
41,520
6,086
12,780
10,113
2,623
5,428
6,285
42,071
22,024
293,517
5,370
40,372
12,804
68,825
38,319
3,383
7,355
164,264
7,104
11,677
39,008
173,702
6,624
99,244
52,603
3,041
7,334
14,041
8,908
22,565
103,850
36,603
4,726
32,627
17,949
92,513
23,758
6,205
2,406
8,663
151,058,000
151,594,000
MAY p
2017
107,364
90,976
945
3,346
444
359
946
202
466
2,178
566
418
753
269
620
235
249
882
1,141
249
192
820
272
1,337
841
1,020
1,234
1,263
681
1,896
292
574
436
206
329
308
1,848
1,097
12,685
222
1,823
650
2,731
1,559
275
432
6,466
402
573
1,555
9,277
448
4,297
2,152
247
399
657
371
976
3,379
1,482
328
1,642
698
3,937
1,202
442
298
459
6,861,000
6,572,000
APR r
2017
119,113
95,572
991
3,540
499
372
998
219
503
2,288
598
439
786
282
665
240
255
940
1,220
277
205
866
284
1,416
887
1,080
1,327
1,333
736
2,007
301
601
453
215
355
337
1,886
1,096
13,352
240
1,964
680
2,805
1,606
303
442
6,726
427
608
1,609
9,785
505
4,500
2,290
266
425
700
388
1,007
3,535
1,550
323
1,729
750
3,987
1,303
468
319
481
7,056,000
6,555,000
MAY r
2016
125,153
116,430
1,191
4,373
656
503
1,229
252
581
2,792
768
516
969
368
783
309
317
1,125
1,506
349
241
958
337
1,734
1,078
1,335
1,591
1,620
868
2,359
411
745
594
264
400
408
2,405
1,394
16,319
290
2,530
902
3,434
1,932
375
538
8,094
508
768
2,004
11,182
609
5,454
2,811
312
502
856
484
1,223
4,317
1,861
360
2,067
958
5,129
1,778
506
357
642
7,451,000
7,207,000
MAY p
2017
4.9%
4.2%
3.7%
3.6%
5.6%
4.2%
3.9%
4.3%
5.1%
4.8%
3.7%
3.7%
3.9%
6.4%
8.0%
4.1%
4.2%
4.3%
4.9%
5.6%
4.4%
5.4%
4.2%
3.5%
4.2%
6.5%
4.3%
3.4%
4.7%
4.3%
4.5%
4.2%
4.0%
7.3%
5.5%
4.5%
4.1%
4.7%
4.1%
3.9%
4.3%
4.8%
3.7%
3.8%
7.4%
5.4%
3.7%
5.5%
4.6%
3.7%
5.0%
6.3%
4.1%
3.9%
7.3%
5.0%
4.3%
4.0%
4.1%
3.1%
3.8%
6.5%
4.8%
3.8%
4.0%
4.7%
6.6%
10.9%
4.8%
4.3%
4.1%
APR r
2017
5.4%
4.4%
3.8%
3.9%
6.2%
4.4%
4.1%
4.6%
5.5%
5.0%
3.9%
3.9%
4.1%
6.7%
8.5%
4.2%
4.3%
4.6%
5.1%
6.2%
4.7%
5.7%
4.4%
3.7%
4.4%
6.9%
4.6%
3.6%
5.0%
4.5%
4.6%
4.4%
4.2%
7.6%
5.9%
5.0%
4.2%
4.7%
4.3%
4.2%
4.6%
5.0%
3.8%
3.9%
8.1%
5.5%
3.8%
5.8%
4.8%
3.8%
5.3%
7.1%
4.3%
4.1%
7.7%
5.3%
4.5%
4.1%
4.2%
3.2%
4.0%
6.3%
5.0%
4.0%
4.0%
5.1%
7.0%
11.6%
5.1%
4.4%
4.1%
MAY r
2016
5.8%
5.4%
4.7%
4.8%
8.0%
5.9%
5.0%
5.5%
6.4%
6.1%
5.1%
4.6%
5.1%
8.6%
9.9%
5.7%
5.6%
5.6%
6.4%
7.7%
5.4%
6.3%
5.3%
4.6%
5.4%
8.6%
5.6%
4.4%
6.0%
5.4%
6.3%
5.5%
5.5%
9.1%
6.9%
6.1%
5.4%
6.0%
5.3%
5.1%
5.9%
6.6%
4.8%
4.8%
10.0%
6.8%
4.7%
6.7%
6.2%
4.9%
6.0%
8.4%
5.2%
5.1%
9.3%
6.4%
5.7%
5.2%
5.1%
4.0%
4.8%
7.1%
6.0%
5.1%
5.3%
7.0%
7.5%
12.9%
6.9%
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.