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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

211,187 210,929         210,651

       Employment

200,374 200,444         199,530

       Unemployment

10,813 10,485         11,121

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

5.1% 5.0%         5.3%

       Madison Co.

5.1% 4.9%         5.3%

       Huntsville Region

5.2% 5.1%         5.3%

       State of Alabama

5.8% 5.7%         6.1%

       U.S.

5.1% 5.0%         5.0%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

220,400 221,400         221,175

Goods Producing

31,400 31,400         31,625

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

7,900 7,900         8,125

   Manufacturing

23,500 23,500         23,500

   Durable Goods

19,800 19,800         19,788

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

5,500 5,400         5,425

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

7,600 7,600         7,600

   Non-Durable Goods

3,700 3,700         3,713

Service Producing

189,000 190,000         189,550

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

33,500 33,300         33,088

     Wholesale Trade

5,800 5,800         5,800

      Retail Trade

24,700 24,400         24,200

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

6,800 6,800         6,775

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

3,000 3,100         3,088

   Information

2,600 2,600         2,600

   Financial Activity

6,400 6,500         6,375

   Professional & Business Services

52,800 53,100         52,825

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

33,900 33,700         33,725

   Education & Health Services

18,800 19,100         19,438

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

19,400 19,500         19,500

      Food Service & Drinking Places

17,200 17,200         16,850

   Other Services

7,000 7,000         7,000

   Government

48,500 48,900         48,725

      Federal

19,500 19,500         19,388

      State

5,500 5,600         5,588

      Local

23,500 23,800         23,738

 

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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