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
Current Civilian Labor Force Data -
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in
cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2022 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 2023:
Maps and Graphs Year-to-date Estimates for 2023:
Workforce Development Regions (pdf)
Metropolitan Areas (Month-Ago, Year-Ago)
Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR) Estimates:
LFPR County Rankings
LFPR County Map
LFPR WIOA Region Map
Historical Civilian Labor Force Data (PDF)
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