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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.
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.
MAY p
2017
2,196,581
2,172,302
45,584
74,475
536,073
92,452
69,118
62,700
66,128
44,388
217,047
183,703
171,319
112,398
159,784,000
159,979,000
APR r
2017
2,207,877
2,179,071
45,693
74,587
537,236
91,686
69,336
62,794
66,768
44,594
217,931
184,389
171,682
112,980
160,213,000
159,817,000
MAY r
2016
2,164,065
2,159,095
45,791
72,259
533,811
90,894
69,120
61,876
66,493
43,879
212,609
184,884
170,797
111,306
158,510,000
158,800,000
MAY p
2017
2,089,217
2,081,326
43,406
71,744
515,267
89,106
66,316
60,108
63,164
42,492
209,022
174,426
164,539
107,733
152,923,000
153,407,000
APR r
2017
2,088,764
2,083,499
43,405
71,782
515,340
88,146
66,366
60,118
63,584
42,587
209,599
174,604
164,555
108,213
153,156,000
153,262,000
MAY r
2016
2,038,912
2,042,665
42,999
68,825
506,835
86,521
65,407
58,469
62,457
41,520
202,583
173,702
162,157
105,275
151,058,000
151,594,000
MAY p
2017
107,364
90,976
2,178
2,731
20,806
3,346
2,802
2,592
2,964
1,896
8,025
9,277
6,780
4,665
6,861,000
6,572,000
APR r
2017
119,113
95,572
2,288
2,805
21,896
3,540
2,970
2,676
3,184
2,007
8,332
9,785
7,127
4,767
7,056,000
6,555,000
MAY r
2016
125,153
116,430
2,792
3,434
26,976
4,373
3,713
3,407
4,036
2,359
10,026
11,182
8,640
6,031
7,451,000
7,207,000
MAY p
2017
4.9%
4.2%
4.8%
3.7%
3.9%
4.0%
4.1%
4.1%
4.5%
4.3%
3.7%
5.0%
4.0%
4.2%
4.3%
4.1%
APR r
2017
5.4%
4.4%
5.0%
3.8%
4.1%
4.0%
4.3%
4.3%
4.8%
4.5%
3.8%
5.3%
4.2%
4.2%
4.4%
4.1%
MAY r
2016
5.8%
5.4%
6.1%
4.8%
5.1%
5.0%
5.4%
5.5%
6.1%
5.4%
4.7%
6.0%
5.1%
5.4%
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.