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 rates for the state, metropolitan areas, counties, and selected cities.
Current Civilian Labor Force Data -
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in
cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
For more information on how the rate is compiled using Bureau of Labor Statistics methodology,
Tabular month-ago, year-ago data for civilian labor force, employment, unemployment and unemployment rate estimates:
Year-to-date Labor Force estimates for 2021:
Historical Civilian Labor Force Data (PDF)
Alabama 1976-2020, Not Seasonally Adjusted
Alabama 1976-2020, Seasonally Adjusted
LAUS Contact Information
The Labor Market Information Division is dedicated to publishing statistics that enumerate workforce conditions throughout the state.
Staff in this division do not have access to individual claimant files or information.
For the correct claimant contacts, please visit the UC Telephone Numbers for Claimants page.
Phone/Fax: (334) 956-7485 or
Phone/Fax: (334) 956-7432
Alabama Department of Labor
Labor Market Information Division
649 Monroe Street #4427
Montgomery, AL 36131