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Employment/Unemployment Rate, 2015

 

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Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

204,673 205,156 206,367 209,049 211,506 210,742

       Employment

193,125 194,405 195,510 199,056 199,812 197,998

       Unemployment

11,548 10,751 10,857 9,993 11,694 12,744

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

5.6% 5.2% 5.3% 4.8% 5.5% 6.0%

       Madison Co.

5.6% 5.2% 5.2% 4.8% 5.5% 6.1%

       Huntsville Region

5.9% 5.5% 5.4% 4.9% 5.6% 6.1%

       State of Alabama

6.0% 5.8% 5.7% 5.8% 6.1% 6.1%

       U.S.

6.1% 5.8% 5.6% 5.1% 5.3% 5.5%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

215,400 216,700 217,400 218,700 220,200 218,600

Goods Producing

30,800 30,900 31,400 31,600 31,700 31,600

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

7,700 7,800 8,400 8,700 8,800 8,700

   Manufacturing

23,100 23,100 23,000 22,900 22,900 22,900

   Durable Goods

19,700 19,700 19,600 19,500 19,500 19,400

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

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

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

7,700 7,600 7,700 7,900 7,800 7,900

   Non-Durable Goods

3,300 3,400 3,400 3,400 3,400 3,500

Service Producing

184,900 185,800 18,600 187,100 188,500 187,000

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

32,600 32,100 32,100 32,100 32,100 31,900

     Wholesale Trade

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

      Retail Trade

23,800 23,300 23,300 23,300 23,200 23,100

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

6,500 6,300 6,400 6,400 6,400 6,400

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,100 3,000

   Information

2,700 2,700 2,700 2,700 2,800 2,800

   Financial Activity

6,200 6,200 6,200 6,200 6,300 6,300

   Professional & Business Services

49,000 49,200 49,300 49,900 49,700 49,600

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

32,500 32,400 32,400 32,400 31,900 32,200

   Education & Health Services

20,600 20,900 20,800 21,000 21,600 20,700

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

18,700 18,800 19,100 19,300 19,900 19,800

      Food Service & Drinking Places

15,600 15,700 15,900 16,200 16,400 16,400

   Other Services

7,100 7,100 7,100 7,100 7,100 7,200

   Government

48,000 48,500 48,700 48,800 49,000 48,700

      Federal

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

      State

5,400 5,900 6,000 6,000 6,000 5,500

      Local

23,300 23,400 23,500 23,500 23,700 23,800

 

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

2015
Average

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

210,728 207,821 207,735 210,495     208,427

       Employment

197,918 195,582 196,820 199,198     196,942

       Unemployment

12,810 12,239 10,915 11,297     11,485

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

6.1% 5.9% 5.3% 5.4%     5.5%

       Madison Co.

6.1% 6.5% 5.2% 5.0%     5.5%

       Huntsville Region

6.2% 5.9% 5.7% 5.1%     5.6%

       State of Alabama

6.7% 6.2% 5.9% 6.0%     6.0%

       U.S.

5.6% 5.1% 4.9% 5.5%     5.5%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

218,000 216,400 219,400 220,500     218,130

Goods Producing

31,500 31,200 31,400 31,500     31,360

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

8,700 8,000 8,800 8,200     8,380

   Manufacturing

22,800 22,600 22,600 23,300     22,920

   Durable Goods

19,300 19,200 19,200 19,700     19,480

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,400 5,400 5,400 5,500     5,450

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

8,000 8,000 8,100 7,600     7,830

   Non-Durable Goods

3,500 3,400 3,400 3,600     3,430

Service Producing

186,500 185,200 188,000 189,000     170,060

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

32,200 32,200 32,200 32,300     32,180

     Wholesale Trade

5,800 5,700 5,800 5,800     5,790

      Retail Trade

23,400 23,500 23,400 23,600     23,390

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

6,500 6,500 6,600 6,400     6,440

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

3,000 3,000 3,000 2,900     3,000

   Information

2,800 2,700 2,800 2,700     2,740

   Financial Activity

6,300 6,300 6,300 6,200     6,250

   Professional & Business Services

49,700 49,400 49,900 51,000     49,670

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

32,100 32,100 32,300 32,900     32,320

   Education & Health Services

20,600 20,300 21,100 20,700     20,830

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

19,800 19,300 19,900 19,800     19,440

      Food Service & Drinking Places

16,400 16,500 16,400 16,000     16,150

   Other Services

7,200 7,200 7,200 7,100     7,140

   Government

47,900 47,800 48,600 49,200     48,520

      Federal

19,600 19,500 19,500 19,700     19,400

      State

5,500 5,600 6,000 6,000     5,790

      Local

22,800 22,700 23,100 23,500     23,330

 

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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