Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Census region and
division
Civilian labor force Unemployed
April May Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016 April May April May
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Northeast

28,296,647 28,459,767 28,492,336 28,521,168 1,461,439 1,327,624 1,513,689 1,308,265 5.2 4.7 5.3 4.6

New England

7,730,238 7,764,823 7,767,634 7,781,315 376,775 324,669 379,162 318,926 4.9 4.2 4.9 4.1

Middle Atlantic

20,566,409 20,694,944 20,724,702 20,739,853 1,084,664 1,002,955 1,134,527 989,339 5.3 4.8 5.5 4.8

South

57,230,283 57,839,793 57,684,655 57,991,238 2,852,209 2,619,813 3,090,281 2,614,296 5.0 4.5 5.4 4.5

South Atlantic

30,442,952 30,709,258 30,735,295 30,775,956 1,601,466 1,415,746 1,723,733 1,363,854 5.3 4.6 5.6 4.4

East South Central

8,399,335 8,516,122 8,482,400 8,576,615 448,748 393,641 505,755 419,516 5.3 4.6 6.0 4.9

West South Central

18,387,996 18,614,413 18,466,960 18,638,667 801,995 810,426 860,793 830,926 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.5

Midwest

34,330,151 34,927,217 34,672,194 35,029,093 1,583,185 1,601,561 1,687,578 1,512,308 4.6 4.6 4.9 4.3

East North Central

23,151,146 23,653,984 23,435,829 23,746,540 1,136,059 1,187,384 1,237,011 1,119,330 4.9 5.0 5.3 4.7

West North Central

11,179,005 11,273,233 11,236,365 11,282,553 447,126 414,177 450,567 392,978 4.0 3.7 4.0 3.5

West

36,800,088 37,260,819 36,984,147 37,258,577 2,074,927 1,863,611 2,084,659 1,771,682 5.6 5.0 5.6 4.8

Mountain

11,360,405 11,566,257 11,405,540 11,595,637 569,183 537,967 566,350 542,898 5.0 4.7 5.0 4.7

Pacific

25,439,683 25,694,562 25,578,607 25,662,940 1,505,744 1,325,644 1,518,309 1,228,784 5.9 5.2 5.9 4.8

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

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. The composition of the regions and divisions is described in table 1. Estimates for the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.

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Last Modified Date: June 17, 2016