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Alabama and United States Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2017


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2017 SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT
Civilian Labor Force 2,195,054 2,204,019 2,208,910 2,207,877 2,195,725 2,177,272 2,160,058 2,148,116 2,151,656 2,156,934
Employment 2,053,837 2,067,352 2,080,300 2,088,764 2,088,502 2,077,085 2,063,900 2,057,360 2,069,094 2,079,576
Unemployment 141,217 136,667 128,610 119,113 107,223 100,187 96,158 90,756 82,562 77,358
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.4 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
ALABAMA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,168,848 2,180,410 2,186,598 2,179,071 2,170,164 2,186,150 2,180,600 2,162,979 2,171,138 2,178,323 2,176,429
Employment 2,022,360 2,048,344 2,069,803 2,083,499 2,079,562 2,073,253 2,074,007 2,070,555 2,098,811 2,102,222 2,072,242
Unemployment 146,488 132,066 116,795 95,572 90,602 112,897 106,593 92,424 72,327 76,101 104,187
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.4 4.2 5.2 4.9 4.3 3.3 3.5 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.


SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT
Civilian Labor Force 159,716,000 160,056,000 160,201,000 160,213,000 159,784,000 160,145,000 160,494,000 160,571,000 161,146,000 160,381,000
Employment 152,081,000 152,528,000 153,000,000 153,156,000 152,923,000 153,168,000 153,513,000 153,439,000 154,345,000 153,861,000
Unemployment 7,635,000 7,528,000 7,202,000 7,056,000 6,861,000 6,977,000 6,981,000 7,132,000 6,801,000 6,520,000
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
UNITED STATES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 158,676,000 159,482,000 159,912,000 159,817,000 159,979,000 161,337,000 161,911,000 160,863,000 161,049,000 160,465,000 160,349,100
Employment 150,527,000 151,594,000 152,628,000 153,262,000 153,407,000 154,086,000 154,470,000 153,576,000 154,494,000 154,223,000 153,226,700
Unemployment 8,149,000 7,887,000 7,284,000 6,555,000 6,572,000 7,250,000 7,441,000 7,287,000 6,556,000 6,242,000 7,122,300
Unemployment Rate 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.1 4.1 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.1 3.9 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.