new england and state unemployment – SEPTEMBER 2014

 


Table 1. Labor force status for the United States, New England, and New England states, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area Sept
2013
Oct
2013
Nov
2013
Dec
2013
Jan
2014
Feb
2014
Mar
2014
Apr
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014

Connecticut

 

Civilian labor force

1,853.7 1,850.6 1,847.9 1,845.8 1,852.2 1,857.9 1,864.8 1,868.6 1,877.6 1,878.5 1,872.1 1,870.4 (P) 1,875.6

Employed

1,710.1 1,709.5 1,709.2 1,709.4 1,719.3 1,727.7 1,734.3 1,740.1 1,747.9 1,753.0 1,749.3 1,747.0 (P) 1,755.8

Unemployed

143.5 141.1 138.7 136.4 132.9 130.2 130.5 128.5 129.7 125.5 122.8 123.4 (P) 119.8

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.2 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.6 (P) 6.4

Maine

 

Civilian labor force

709.2 708.9 708.6 708.4 709.8 711.5 713.5 712.7 710.9 709.2 706.8 705.0 (P) 704.2

Employed

662.6 662.8 663.0 663.3 665.6 668.4 671.7 672.2 670.3 669.9 668.1 665.2 (P) 663.6

Unemployed

46.7 46.1 45.6 45.1 44.1 43.0 41.8 40.5 40.6 39.3 38.7 39.8 (P) 40.7

Unemployment rate

6.6 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.6 (P) 5.8

Massachusetts

 

Civilian labor force

3,484.8 3,484.0 3,483.3 3,483.1 3,485.5 3,494.7 3,506.9 3,505.6 3,502.0 3,501.7 3,511.2 3,517.1 (P) 3,531.7

Employed

3,233.6 3,234.2 3,235.2 3,236.8 3,248.3 3,266.6 3,285.9 3,295.7 3,304.5 3,310.4 3,315.5 3,313.2 (P) 3,318.5

Unemployed

251.2 249.8 248.1 246.3 237.2 228.1 221.0 210.0 197.5 191.3 195.7 203.9 (P) 213.2

Unemployment rate

7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 6.8 6.5 6.3 6.0 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.8 (P) 6.0

New Hampshire

 

Civilian labor force

741.0 741.0 741.0 741.1 742.8 744.6 746.3 747.3 747.4 745.9 743.8 740.4 (P) 739.0

Employed

702.1 702.3 702.6 703.0 706.2 709.4 712.4 714.6 714.6 713.5 711.0 707.7 (P) 706.9

Unemployed

38.9 38.7 38.5 38.2 36.6 35.2 33.9 32.7 32.8 32.5 32.8 32.7 (P) 32.1

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 (P) 4.3

Rhode Island

 

Civilian labor force

553.2 552.0 551.0 550.1 550.3 552.9 554.4 555.8 557.8 559.6 558.5 556.5 (P) 555.8

Employed

500.5 499.9 499.4 499.1 499.7 503.3 505.9 509.5 512.2 515.4 515.4 513.9 (P) 513.4

Unemployed

52.7 52.1 51.6 51.1 50.5 49.6 48.5 46.2 45.6 44.2 43.1 42.6 (P) 42.3

Unemployment rate

9.5 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.0 8.7 8.3 8.2 7.9 7.7 7.6 (P) 7.6

Vermont

 

Civilian labor force

350.6 350.4 350.3 350.2 350.5 350.9 351.1 351.0 351.1 350.9 351.0 350.2 (P) 350.1

Employed

334.9 335.0 335.1 335.4 336.6 337.9 339.0 339.5 339.6 338.9 338.0 335.8 (P) 334.8

Unemployed

15.7 15.5 15.2 14.8 13.9 12.9 12.1 11.5 11.5 12.0 13.1 14.4 (P) 15.4

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.7 4.1 (P) 4.4

New England

 

Civilian labor force

7,689.0 7,684.8 7,681.5 7,680.3 7,694.0 7,716.8 7,741.2 7,743.4 7,749.6 7,744.3 7,740.4 7,733.3 7,750.6

Employed

7,140.3 7,142.0 7,145.0 7,149.8 7,182.0 7,220.8 7,254.0 7,273.6 7,290.7 7,300.8 7,294.1 7,275.6 7,287.1

Unemployed

548.7 542.8 536.5 530.5 512.0 496.0 487.2 469.8 458.9 443.5 446.3 457.7 463.6

Unemployment rate

7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0

United States (1)

 

Civilian labor force

155,473 154,625 155,284 154,937 (2) 155,460 155,724 156,227 155,421 155,613 155,694 156,023 155,959 155,862

Employed

144,270 143,485 144,443 144,586 (2) 145,224 145,266 145,742 145,669 145,814 146,221 146,352 146,368 146,600

Unemployed

11,203 11,140 10,841 10,351 10,236 10,459 10,486 9,753 9,799 9,474 9,671 9,591 9,262

Unemployment rate

7.2 7.2 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9

Footnotes
(1) Data for the U.S. are obtained directly from the national Current Population Survey (CPS) and are not preliminary. Seasonally adjusted CPS data have been revised as a result of routine seasonal updates processed at the end of each calendar year.
(2) Data affected by changes in population controls.
(P) Preliminary


Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Census region and division Civilian labor force Unemployed
Sept
2013
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014
Number Percent of the labor force
Sept
2013
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014
Sept
2013
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014

Northeast

28,275.7 28,207.4 28,150.3 28,142.2 2,102.0 1,734.6 1,746.9 1,711.8 7.4 6.1 6.2 6.1

New England

7,689.0 7,740.4 7,733.3 7,750.6 548.7 446.3 457.7 463.6 7.1 5.8 5.9 6.0

Middle Atlantic

20,586.8 20,467.0 20,417.0 20,391.5 1,553.3 1,288.3 1,289.2 1,248.2 7.5 6.3 6.3 6.1

South

56,582.7 56,899.1 56,806.0 56,820.6 3,896.7 3,478.5 3,567.8 3,526.8 6.9 6.1 6.3 6.2

South Atlantic

29,992.2 30,258.0 30,212.7 30,217.6 2,097.6 1,921.4 1,987.0 1,964.8 7.0 6.3 6.6 6.5

East South Central

8,512.3 8,463.8 8,411.1 8,370.5 665.4 615.8 611.4 589.3 7.8 7.3 7.3 7.0

West South Central

18,078.2 18,177.3 18,182.1 18,232.5 1,133.8 941.3 969.4 972.7 6.3 5.2 5.3 5.3

Midwest

34,274.9 34,377.7 34,339.8 34,393.4 2,440.8 2,043.8 1,997.6 1,967.6 7.1 5.9 5.8 5.7

East North Central

23,265.7 23,277.3 23,249.8 23,282.7 1,878.8 1,499.4 1,466.1 1,443.3 8.1 6.4 6.3 6.2

West North Central

11,009.2 11,100.4 11,090.0 11,110.7 562.0 544.3 531.5 524.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7

West

36,036.6 36,204.2 36,213.2 36,280.4 2,839.2 2,404.4 2,401.2 2,368.7 7.9 6.6 6.6 6.5

Mountain

11,069.8 11,192.0 11,165.1 11,162.0 768.1 652.4 646.2 623.2 6.9 5.8 5.8 5.6

Pacific

24,966.9 25,012.1 25,048.1 25,118.3 2,071.1 1,752.0 1,755.0 1,745.5 8.3 7.0 7.0 6.9

Note: Census region estimates are derived by summing the Census division model-based estimates. Data refer to place of residence. Regions are defined as the four Census regions, comprised as follows: Northeast Region includes the New England Division - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; and the Middle Atlantic Division - New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. South Rgion includes the South Atlantic Division - Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central Division - Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; and West South Central Division - Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. Midwest Region includes the East North Central - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; and the West North Central Division - Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. West Region includes the Moutain Division - Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. Estimates for the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.

 

Last Modified Date: October 24, 2014