Unemployment Statistics
Current Civilian Labor Force Data - JUL 2014
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JUL 2014
Unemployment Rates
Seasonally Adjusted Prel.
JUL 2014
Rev.
JUN 2014
Alabama
Unemployment Rate:
7.0%
6.8%

National
Unemployment Rate:
6.2%
6.1%

Alabama Labor Market Newsletter

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Tabular data for civilian laborforce, employment, unemployment and unemployment rate for the U.S., State, and CountyMetropolitan Areas , and Selected Cities.
The Monthly (2014) Civilian Labor Force Data contains current Labor Force data for the U.S., State, Counties, Metropolitan Areas, and Selected Cities for all months in the year.

Maps and Graphs
Current unemployment rates for Alabama counties: Alabama Counties Map

Southeastern States current unemployment rates: Southeastern States Map

Current, previous, and year ago MA unemployment rates:  Metro Graph
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Historical Civilian Labor Force Data - Undergoing Benchmark Revisions
2013 Civilian Labor Force      2012 Civilian Labor Force      2011 Civilian Labor Force      2010 Civilian Labor Force      2009 Civilian Labor Force     
(Revised benchmark PDFs)

All areas,
By month, by year

 
Annual Average by county
2000-2013
Annual Average by city
2000-2013
Annual Average by metro
2000-2013

Mass Layoff Statistics
On March 1, 2013, President Obama ordered into effect the across‐the-board spending cuts (commonly referred to as sequestration) required by the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, as amended. Under the order, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) must cut its current budget by more than $30 million. To achieve these savings and protect core programs, the BLS will eliminate the Mass Layoff Statistics program. The final release of Mass Layoff Statistics data will occur on May 17th, with publication of 1st quarter 2013 data.
Unemployment Insurance Claims
The UC claims activities   table furnishes initial claims, weeks claimed, new claims, and additional claims on a monthly basis.
Statistical Bulletin
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2012 benchmark.  For more information on how the rate is compiled, using Bureau of Labor Statistics methodology, click here.