Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted(1)
Census region and
division
Civilian labor force Unemployed
June
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
Number Percent of labor force
June
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
June
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016

Northeast

28,401,664 28,710,337 28,682,524 28,621,752 1,494,674 1,388,692 1,386,156 1,380,918 5.3 4.8 4.8 4.8

New England

7,777,858 7,815,462 7,824,956 7,834,427 383,962 346,243 340,569 341,107 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.4

Middle Atlantic

20,623,806 20,894,875 20,857,568 20,787,325 1,110,712 1,042,449 1,045,587 1,039,811 5.4 5.0 5.0 5.0

South

57,282,797 58,137,428 58,088,338 58,060,194 3,016,529 2,871,588 2,782,553 2,753,524 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.7

South Atlantic

30,465,575 30,886,801 30,827,541 30,814,335 1,669,824 1,555,917 1,484,302 1,447,991 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.7

East South Central

8,425,010 8,561,623 8,566,967 8,571,059 489,239 447,095 429,946 432,538 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.0

West South Central

18,392,212 18,689,004 18,693,830 18,674,800 857,466 868,576 868,305 872,995 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.7

Midwest

34,486,902 35,153,892 35,144,228 35,072,750 1,655,852 1,720,220 1,675,697 1,642,212 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.7

East North Central

23,290,687 23,821,567 23,827,073 23,780,338 1,203,598 1,290,725 1,251,066 1,207,803 5.2 5.4 5.3 5.1

West North Central

11,196,215 11,332,325 11,317,155 11,292,412 452,254 429,495 424,631 434,409 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8

West

36,938,605 37,400,669 37,417,204 37,465,016 2,129,901 1,904,141 1,898,437 1,950,705 5.8 5.1 5.1 5.2

Mountain

11,415,780 11,602,800 11,628,453 11,636,589 584,137 528,337 548,738 569,574 5.1 4.6 4.7 4.9

Pacific

25,522,825 25,797,869 25,788,751 25,828,427 1,545,764 1,375,804 1,349,699 1,381,131 6.1 5.3 5.2 5.3

Footnotes
(1) Census region estimates are derived by summing the census division model-based estimates.

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. The states (including the District of Columbia) that compose the various census divisions are: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. Estimates for the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: July 22, 2016