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
June July Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016 June July June July
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Northeast

28,690,565 28,779,712 28,804,061 28,951,273 1,515,928 1,387,103 1,574,680 1,493,034 5.3 4.8 5.5 5.2

New England

7,869,710 7,920,210 7,896,068 8,001,325 394,812 355,875 398,395 349,630 5.0 4.5 5.0 4.4

Middle Atlantic

20,820,855 20,859,502 20,907,993 20,949,948 1,121,116 1,031,228 1,176,285 1,143,404 5.4 4.9 5.6 5.5

South

57,739,592 58,417,370 57,763,457 58,518,950 3,234,307 2,995,221 3,253,400 2,993,101 5.6 5.1 5.6 5.1

South Atlantic

30,675,353 31,001,340 30,740,734 31,110,342 1,759,374 1,541,619 1,778,824 1,540,177 5.7 5.0 5.8 5.0

East South Central

8,529,044 8,666,510 8,510,831 8,642,453 537,202 499,257 539,504 468,980 6.3 5.8 6.3 5.4

West South Central

18,535,195 18,749,520 18,511,892 18,766,155 937,731 954,345 935,072 983,944 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2

Midwest

34,902,473 35,318,441 34,923,526 35,379,657 1,741,965 1,698,416 1,770,848 1,678,274 5.0 4.8 5.1 4.7

East North Central

23,577,653 23,939,544 23,587,129 24,004,660 1,270,247 1,223,595 1,300,308 1,197,025 5.4 5.1 5.5 5.0

West North Central

11,324,820 11,378,897 11,336,397 11,374,997 471,718 474,821 470,540 481,249 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2

West

37,076,789 37,618,981 37,165,225 37,854,619 2,152,573 2,063,461 2,213,010 2,102,954 5.8 5.5 6.0 5.6

Mountain

11,491,377 11,689,186 11,495,392 11,681,981 613,258 612,946 605,166 593,262 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.1

Pacific

25,585,412 25,929,795 25,669,833 26,172,638 1,539,315 1,450,515 1,607,844 1,509,692 6.0 5.6 6.3 5.8

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: August 19, 2016