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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.
Anniston-Oxford MA
Auburn-Opelika MA
Birmingham-Hoover MA
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley MA
Decatur MA
Dothan MA
Florence-Muscle Shoals MA
Gadsden MA
Huntsville MA
Mobile MA
Montgomery MA
Tuscaloosa MA
National, Seasonally Adj.
National, Not Seasonally Adj.
DEC p
2016
2,203,251
2,181,837
46,222
74,778
541,231
88,366
69,443
62,287
66,486
44,272
214,449
186,081
171,790
115,071
159,640,000
158,968,000
NOV r
2016
2,194,663
2,199,219
46,601
75,156
545,381
89,321
69,984
62,853
67,249
44,453
215,890
187,072
172,676
116,180
159,456,000
159,451,000
DEC r
2015
2,145,878
2,145,546
45,961
71,985
532,395
86,290
68,811
61,733
66,367
43,561
210,345
183,049
169,161
112,870
157,833,000
157,245,000
DEC p
2016
2,066,842
2,052,963
43,178
71,061
511,807
83,436
65,502
58,587
62,137
41,690
203,459
172,943
162,137
108,440
152,111,000
151,798,000
NOV r
2016
2,066,012
2,076,107
43,724
71,649
517,017
84,711
66,185
59,337
63,135
41,955
205,288
174,592
163,461
109,928
152,048,000
152,385,000
DEC r
2015
2,011,475
2,019,271
42,943
68,394
503,751
81,476
64,706
58,141
61,876
41,037
199,598
170,585
159,719
106,540
149,929,000
149,703,000
DEC p
2016
136,409
128,874
3,044
3,717
29,424
4,930
3,941
3,700
4,349
2,582
10,990
13,138
9,653
6,631
7,529,000
7,170,000
NOV r
2016
128,651
123,112
2,877
3,507
28,364
4,610
3,799
3,516
4,114
2,498
10,602
12,480
9,215
6,252
7,409,000
7,066,000
DEC r
2015
134,403
126,275
3,018
3,591
28,644
4,814
4,105
3,592
4,491
2,524
10,747
12,464
9,442
6,330
7,904,000
7,542,000
DEC p
2016
6.2%
5.9%
6.6%
5.0%
5.4%
5.6%
5.7%
5.9%
6.5%
5.8%
5.1%
7.1%
5.6%
5.8%
4.7%
4.5%
NOV r
2016
5.9%
5.6%
6.2%
4.7%
5.2%
5.2%
5.4%
5.6%
6.1%
5.6%
4.9%
6.7%
5.3%
5.4%
4.6%
4.4%
DEC r
2015
6.3%
5.9%
6.6%
5.0%
5.4%
5.6%
6.0%
5.8%
6.8%
5.8%
5.1%
6.8%
5.6%
5.6%
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.