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Employment/Unemployment Rate, 2014

 

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Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

209,977 212,192 213,322 210,935 212,819 213,731

       Employment

197,551 198,461 200,235 199,391 201,295 200,384

       Unemployment

12,426 13,731 13,087 11,544 11,524 13,347

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

5.9% 6.5% 6.1% 5.5% 5.4% 6.2%

       Madison Co.

5.9% 6.4% 6.1% 5.5% 5.4% 6.3%

       Huntsville Region

6.0% 6.5% 6.2% 5.5% 5.5% 6.4%

       State of Alabama

6.8% 7.3% 6.9% 6.2% 6.2% 6.8%

       U.S.

7.0% 7.0% 6.8% 5.9% 6.1% 6.1%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

211,400 212,900 214,400 215,600 217,100 216,700

Goods Producing

30,100 30,400 30,900 30,500 30,800 30,700

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

7,400  7,600  8,200  7,900  8,200 8,100

   Manufacturing

22,700  22,800  22,700  22,600  22,600 22,600

   Durable Goods

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

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,600  5,600  5,600  5,600  5,600 5,700

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

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

   Non-Durable Goods

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

Service Producing

181,300 182,500 183,500 185,100 186,300 186,000

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

31,300  31,000  31,100  31,100  31,000 31,200

     Wholesale Trade

5,700  5,700  5,800  5,900  5,800 5,800

      Retail Trade

22,900  22,700  22,700  22,600  22,600 22,800

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

5,800  5,700  5,700  5,700  5,700 5,800

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

2,700  2,600  2,600  2,600  2,600 2,600

   Information

2,700  2,600  2,600  2,700  2,700 2,700

   Financial Activity

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

   Professional & Business Services

48,000  48,300  48,700  49,200  50,100 50,300

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

32,300  32,500  32,400  32,700  32,600 32,400

   Education & Health Services

19,000  19,200  19,400  19,500  19,600 19,400

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

17,700  17,900  18,300  18,800  18,900 19,100

      Food Service & Drinking Places

15,000  15,200  15,400  15,700  15,800 15,800

   Other Services

7,000  7,000  7,000  7,000  7,100 7,000

   Government

49,300 50,200 50,100 50,400 50,600 50,000

      Federal

20,000  19,900  19,800  19,800  19,800 19,800

      State

6,000  6,900  6,800  6,900  6,900 6,400

      Local

23,300  23,400  26,500  23,700  23,900 23,800

 

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

2014
Average

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

213,737 211,593 208,908 212,022 209,866   211,708

       Employment

199,441 198,566 197,844 201,215 199,765   199,443

       Unemployment

14,296 13,027 11,064 10,807 10,101   12,265

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

6.7% 6.2% 5.3% 5.1% 4.8%   5.8%

       Madison Co.

6.7% 6.1% 5.3% 5.1% 4.8%   5.8%

       Huntsville Region

6.9% 6.4% 5.5% 5.3% 5.0%   6.0%

       State of Alabama

7.0% 6.9% 6.6% 6.3% 6.0%   6.6%

       U.S.

6.2% 6.1% 5.9% 5.8% 5.8%   6.2%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

215,300 216,800 216,400 218,000 218,200   197,733

Goods Producing

30,800 30,900 30,800 31,000 30,600   28,125

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

8,200 8,200 8,300 8,400 8,000   8,045

   Manufacturing

22,600 22,700 22,500 22,600 22,600   22,636

   Durable Goods

19,300 19,300 19,300 19,300 19,300   19,291

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,600 5,700 5,800 5,700 5,900   5,673

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

7,600 7,600 7,700 7,700 7,700   7,582

   Non-Durable Goods

3,300 3,400 3,200 3,300 3,300   3,355

Service Producing

184,500 185,900 185,600 187,000 187,600   169,608

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

31,100 31,100 30,600 31,400 32,100   31,182

     Wholesale Trade

5,800 5,900 5,900 5,900 5,800   5,818

      Retail Trade

22,700 22,600 22,100 22,800 23,600   22,736

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

5,700 5,600 5,600 5,800 6,200   5,755

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

2,600 2,600 2,600 2,700 2,700   2,627

   Information

2,700 2,700 2,600 2,700 2,700   2,673

   Financial Activity

6,300 6,400 6,300 6,300 6,300   6,318

   Professional & Business Services

49,800 50,500 50,400 51,000 51,000   49,755

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

32,400 32,600 32,600 32,600 32,600   32,518

   Education & Health Services

19,400 19,600 19,800 19,800 19,900   19,509

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

19,200 19,200 19,000 18,700 18,600   18,673

      Food Service & Drinking Places

15,900 16,000 15,900 15,800 15,800   15,664

   Other Services

7,000 7,000 7,000 6,900 6,900   6,991

   Government

49,000 49,400 49,900 50,200 50,100   45,767

      Federal

19,800 19,800 19,700 19,600 19,400   19,764

      State

6,400 6,500 6,800 6,900 6,900   6,673

      Local

22,800 23,100 23,400 23,700 23,800   23,491

 

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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