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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

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

Goods Producing

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

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

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

   Manufacturing

23,100 23,100 23,000 22,900 22,900 23,300

   Durable Goods

19,700 19,700 19,600 19,500 19,500 19,800

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,400 5,600

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

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

   Non-Durable Goods

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

Service Producing

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

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

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

     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 22,900

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

6,500 6,300 6,400 6,400 6,400 6,100

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,100 2,900

   Information

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

   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 49,300

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

32,500 32,400 32,400 32,400 31,900 32,800

   Education & Health Services

20,600 20,900 20,800 21,000 21,600 19,500

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

18,700 18,800 19,100 19,300 19,900 19,500

      Food Service & Drinking Places

15,600 15,700 15,900 16,200 16,400 16,000

   Other Services

7,100 7,100 7,100 7,100 7,100 7,100

   Government

48,000 48,500 48,700 48,800 49,000 48,900

      Federal

19,300 19,200 19,200 19,300 19,300 19,800

      State

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

      Local

23,300 23,400 23,500 23,500 23,700 23,600

 

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

2015
Average

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

            207,916

       Employment

            196,651

       Unemployment

            11,265

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

            5.4%

       Madison Co.

            5.4%

       Huntsville Region

            5.6%

       State of Alabama

            5.9%

       U.S.

            5.6%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

            217,333

Goods Producing

            31,183

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

            8,133

   Manufacturing

            23,050

   Durable Goods

            19,633

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

            5,500

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

            7,717

   Non-Durable Goods

            3,400

Service Producing

            158,300

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

            32,100

     Wholesale Trade

            5,800

      Retail Trade

            23,300

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

            6,350

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

            3,000

   Information

            2,717

   Financial Activity

            6,233

   Professional & Business Services

            49,400

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

            32,400

   Education & Health Services

            20,733

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

            19,217

      Food Service & Drinking Places

            15,967

   Other Services

            7,100

   Government

            48,650

      Federal

            19,350

      State

            5,800

      Local

            23,500

 

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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