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

LABOR FORCE DATA                                                                                                LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED                                                                                  NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED     

Table 2.  Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, not seasonally adjusted (1)

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                        Unemployed                              
                                                                                                                                
                             Civilian labor force                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
 Census region and                                                      Number                      Percent of labor force      
      division                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
                          December          January          December           January           December          January    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                       2013     2014     2014     2015     2013     2014     2014     2015     2013     2014     2014     2015  



Northeast........... 28,042.8 28,106.9 28,061.6 28,152.7  1,804.9  1,476.2  2,018.1  1,759.2    6.4      5.3      7.2      6.2
                                                                                                                           
  New England.......  7,709.3  7,789.9  7,696.6  7,771.1    472.0    394.7    537.1    455.7    6.1      5.1      7.0      5.9
  Middle Atlantic... 20,333.5 20,317.1 20,365.1 20,381.6  1,332.9  1,081.6  1,481.0  1,303.5    6.6      5.3      7.3      6.4
                                                                                                                           
South............... 56,414.6 56,747.4 56,403.9 56,851.2  3,436.3  2,936.1  3,679.8  3,270.2    6.1      5.2      6.5      5.8
                                                                                                                           
  South Atlantic.... 29,842.9 30,043.0 29,903.9 30,149.1  1,881.0  1,628.8  1,992.4  1,791.9    6.3      5.4      6.7      5.9
  East South Central  8,459.9  8,288.4  8,403.0  8,295.4    578.5    485.9    634.2    562.3    6.8      5.9      7.5      6.8
  West South Central 18,111.9 18,416.1 18,097.0 18,406.7    976.8    821.4  1,053.2    916.0    5.4      4.5      5.8      5.0
                                                                                                                           
Midwest............. 34,095.3 34,354.1 34,025.8 34,341.8  2,164.9  1,690.2  2,403.6  2,032.7    6.3      4.9      7.1      5.9
                                                                                                                           
  East North Central 23,117.1 23,236.5 23,038.8 23,227.2  1,646.5  1,240.6  1,789.9  1,490.4    7.1      5.3      7.8      6.4
  West North Central 10,978.2 11,117.6 10,987.0 11,114.6    518.4    449.7    613.7    542.3    4.7      4.0      5.6      4.9
                                                                                                                           
West................ 36,112.0 36,636.4 36,150.5 36,703.8  2,595.3  2,247.8  2,771.9  2,435.7    7.2      6.1      7.7      6.6
                                                                                                                           
  Mountain.......... 11,137.4 11,285.4 11,135.4 11,305.6    697.2    576.2    747.1    634.3    6.3      5.1      6.7      5.6
  Pacific........... 24,974.6 25,351.0 25,015.1 25,398.3  1,898.1  1,671.5  2,024.8  1,801.4    7.6      6.6      8.1      7.1

   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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