Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program is a federal-state cooperative effort that develops monthly estimates of the labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment for the state, metropolitan areas, counties, selected cities, and regions.

Current Civilian Labor Force Data - February 2020

Unemployment Situation 
Seasonally Adjusted February 2020
January 2020
United States:

Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.

For more information on how the rate is compiled using Bureau of Labor Statistics methodology, click here.

Tabular month-ago, year-ago data for civilian labor force, employment, unemployment and unemployment rate estimates:

Year-to-date Labor Force estimates for 2020:

Historical Civilian Labor Force Data (PDF)

2019      2018      2017      2016      2015      2014     

Alabama 1976-2019, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Alabama 1976-2019, Seasonally Adjusted

Maps and Graphs

Current unemployment rates for: Alabama Counties (Map)

Workforce Devlopment Regions (Map)  (Month-Ago, Year-Ago Graph)

Southeastern States (Map)

Current and previous months, and year ago metropolitan unemployment rates: Metro (Graph)

Unemployment Insurance Claims

*NEW* Interactive Unemployment Insurance Claims by County Interactive Icon
*NEW* Interactive Unemployment Insurance Claims by Industry Interactive Icon

The UC claims activities  table furnishes initial claims, weeks claimed, new claims, and additional claims on a monthly basis.

Statistical Bulletin

Contact Information Phone/Fax: (334) 956-7432 or Phone/Fax: (334) 956-7430

Alabama Department of Labor
Labor Market Information Division
649 Monroe Street #4427
Montgomery, AL 36131