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Employment/Unemployment Rate, 2016

 

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Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

207,397 209,954 210,361 210,480 211,699 213,204

       Employment

196,016 198,029 198,964 200,449 201,026 200,939

       Unemployment

11,381 11,925 11,397 10,031 10,673 12,265

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

5.5% 5.7% 5.4% 4.8% 5.0% 5.8%

       Madison Co.

5.5% 5.6% 5.4% 4.7% 5.0% 5.8%

       Huntsville Region

5.6% 5.7% 5.3% 4.7% 5.0% 5.8%

       State of Alabama

6.3% 6.4% 6.1% 6.1% 6.0% 6.0%

       U.S.

5.3% 5.2% 5.1% 5.0% 4.7% 5.1%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

218,400 219,700 221,300 222,500 222,700 223,000

Goods Producing

31,700 31,900 32,000 31,800 31,400 31,400

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

8,100 8,300 8,600 8,300 8,000 7,900

   Manufacturing

23,600 23,600 23,400 23,500 23,400 23,500

   Durable Goods

19,900 19,900 19,700 19,700 19,700 19,800

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,400 5,400 5,400 5,400 5,400 5,500

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

7,500 7,600 7,600 7,600 7,700 7,600

   Non-Durable Goods

3,700 3,700 3,700 3,800 3,700 3,700

Service Producing

186,700 187,800 189,300 190,700 191,300 191,600

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

32,600 32,700 33,000 33,200 33,000 33,400

     Wholesale Trade

5,800 5,800 5,800 5,800 5,800 5,800

      Retail Trade

23,700 23,800 24,100 24,300 24,100 24,500

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

6,800 6,700 6,800 6,800 6,700 6,800

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

3,100 3,100 3,100 3,100 3,100 3,100

   Information

2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600

   Financial Activity

6,300 6,300 6,300 6,400 6,400 6,400

   Professional & Business Services

51,600 52,200 52,200 52,900 53,600 54,200

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

33,400 33,600 33,400 33,800 33,800 34,200

   Education & Health Services

19,500 19,300 19,500 19,900 19,800 19,600

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

19,100 19,300 20,000 19,700 19,800 19,200

      Food Service & Drinking Places

16,300 16,400 16,600 16,900 17,100 17,100

   Other Services

7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000

   Government

48,000 48,400 48,700 49,000 49,100 49,200

      Federal

19,200 19,200 19,300 19,400 19,400 19,600

      State

5,300 5,600 5,700 5,800 5,800 5,400

      Local

23,500 23,600 23,700 23,800 23,900 24,100

 

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

2016
Average

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

211,187 211,686 212,673 216,207 215,928   211,889

       Employment

200,374 201,217 202,094 204,860 205,296   200,842

       Unemployment

10,813 10,469 10,579 11,347 10,632   11,047

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

5.1% 4.9% 5.0% 5.2% 4.9%   5.2%

       Madison Co.

5.1% 4.9% 5.0% 5.2% 4.9%   5.2%

       Huntsville Region

5.2% 5.1% 5.1% 5.3% 5.0%   5.3%

       State of Alabama

5.8% 5.6% 5.4% 5.7% 5.9%   5.9%

       U.S.

5.1% 5.0% 4.9% 4.8% 4.9%   5.0%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

220,400 221,900 223,000 224,700 226,200   222,164

Goods Producing

31,400 31,300 31,400 31,900 31,700   31,627

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

7,900 4,900 8,000 8,500 8,300   7,891

   Manufacturing

23,500 23,400 23,400 23,400 23,400   23,464

   Durable Goods

19,800 19,700 19,700 19,700 19,700   19,755

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,500 5,400 5,400 5,400 5,400   5,418

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

7,600 7,600 7,700 7,600 7,700   7,618

   Non-Durable Goods

3,700 3,700 3,700 3,700 3,700   3,709

Service Producing

189,000 190,600 191,600 192,800 194,500   190,536

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

33,500 33,200 33,500 34,000 34,500   33,327

     Wholesale Trade

5,800 5,800 5,800 5,800 5,700   5,791

      Retail Trade

24,700 24,300 24,700 25,200 25,700   24,464

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

6,800 6,800 6,900 7,100 7,500   6,882

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

3,000 3,100 3,000 3,000 3,100   3,073

   Information

2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600   2,600

   Financial Activity

6,400 6,500 6,400 6,500 6,500   6,400

   Professional & Business Services

52,800 53,400 53,400 53,500 54,100   53,082

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

33,900 33,800 33,800 33,900 34,300   33,809

   Education & Health Services

18,800 19,200 19,500 19,800 20,100   19,545

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

19,400 19,800 19,400 19,400 19,600   19,518

      Food Service & Drinking Places

17,200 17,300 17,000 16,900 16,900   16,882

   Other Services

7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000 7,000   7,000

   Government

48,500 48,900 49,800 50,000 50,100   49,064

      Federal

19,500 19,500 19,500 19,500 19,400   19,409

      State

5,500 550 5,800 5,900 6,000   5,214

      Local

23,500 23,900 24,500 24,600 24,700   23,982

 

Souce: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, Annual Averages. (http://dir.alabama.gov/)
(1) Place of Residence
(2) Place of Work * Madison and Limestone Counties.

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