New England - Labor Force Statistics

 

Civilian labor force in New England,
seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

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155,693 155,613 155,694 156,023 330 0.2

New England

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(1) 7,700.8 7,749.6 7,744.3 7,740.4 (1) 39.6 (1) 0.5

Connecticut

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(1) 1,859.7 1,877.6 1,878.5 (P) 1,872.2 (P) (1) 12.4 (P) (1) 0.7

Maine

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(1) 709.8 710.9 709.2 (P) 706.8 (P) (1) -2.9 (P) (1) -0.4

Massachusetts

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(1) 3,487.0 3,502.0 3,501.7 (P) 3,511.2 (P) (1) 24.2 (P) (1) 0.7

New Hampshire

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(1) 741.4 747.4 745.9 (P) 743.7 (P) (1) 2.3 (P) (1) 0.3

Rhode Island

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(1) 555.6 557.8 559.6 (P) 558.5 (P) (1) 2.9 (P) (1) 0.5

Vermont

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(1) 351.2 351.1 350.9 (P) 351.1 (P) (1) -0.1 (P) (1) 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.
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Unemployed in New England,
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11,408 9,799 9,474 9,671 -1,737 -15.2

New England

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(1) 553.8 458.9 443.5 446.3 (1) -107.4 (1) -19.4

Connecticut

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(1) 146.4 129.7 125.5 (P) 122.9 (P) (1) -23.5 (P) (1) -16.1

Maine

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(1) 47.4 40.6 39.3 (P) 38.8 (P) (1) -8.7 (P) (1) -18.3

Massachusetts

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(1) 251.3 197.5 191.3 (P) 195.7 (P) (1) -55.6 (P) (1) -22.1

New Hampshire

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(1) 38.9 32.8 32.5 (P) 32.8 (P) (1) -6.1 (P) (1) -15.8

Rhode Island

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(1) 53.3 45.6 44.2 (P) 43.1 (P) (1) -10.1 (P) (1) -19.0

Vermont

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(1) 15.8 11.5 12.0 (P) 13.1 (P) (1) -2.7 (P) (1) -17.3

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.
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Unemployment rates in New England,
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7.3 6.3 6.1 6.2 -1.1

New England

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(1) 7.2 5.9 5.7 5.8 (1) -1.4

Connecticut

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(1) 7.9 6.9 6.7 (P) 6.6 (P) (1) -1.3

Maine

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(1) 6.7 5.7 5.5 (P) 5.5 (P) (1) -1.2

Massachusetts

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(1) 7.2 5.6 5.5 (P) 5.6 (P) (1) -1.6

New Hampshire

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(1) 5.3 4.4 4.4 (P) 4.4 (P) (1) -0.9

Rhode Island

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(1) 9.6 8.2 7.9 (P) 7.7 (P) (1) -1.9

Vermont

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(1) 4.5 3.3 3.4 (P) 3.7 (P) (1) -0.8

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.
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Unemployment rates in New England states by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA),
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Connecticut

 

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk

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(2) 7.5 6.1 6.5 (P) 6.0 (P) (2) -1.5

Danbury

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(2) 6.4 5.3 5.5 (P) 5.0 (P) (2) -1.4

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford

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(2) 8.2 6.6 7.0 (P) 6.5 (P) (2) -1.7

New Haven

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(2) 8.4 6.8 7.2 (P) 6.7 (P) (2) -1.7

Norwich-New London CT-RI

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(2) 8.2 6.8 7.2 (P) 6.6 (P) (2) -1.6

Waterbury

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(2) 10.6 9.1 9.2 (P) 8.5 (P) (2) -2.1

Maine

 

Bangor

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(2) 6.7 5.6 5.7 (P) 5.1 (P) (2) -1.6

Lewiston-Auburn

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(2) 6.7 5.5 5.5 (P) 4.9 (P) (2) -1.8

Portland-South Portland-Biddeford

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(2) 5.5 4.6 4.6 (P) 4.1 (P) (2) -1.4

Massachusetts

 

Barnstable Town

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(2) 6.6 6.2 5.0 (P) 5.1 (P) (2) -1.5

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy MA-NH

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(2) 6.8 5.0 4.7 (P) 5.2 (P) (2) -1.6

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (1)

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(2) 6.6 4.7 4.4 (P) 5.0 (P) (2) -1.6

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton (1)

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(2) 8.3 6.2 5.7 (P) 6.3 (P) (2) -2.0

Framingham (1)

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(2) 6.0 4.4 4.1 (P) 4.5 (P) (2) -1.5

Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury MA-NH (1)

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(2) 6.7 5.4 5.1 (P) 5.4 (P) (2) -1.3

Lawrence-Methuen-Salem MA-NH (1)

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(2) 12.8 9.7 8.9 (P) 9.2 (P) (2) -3.6

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford MA-NH (1)

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(2) 7.5 5.6 5.2 (P) 5.7 (P) (2) -1.8

Nashua NH-MA (1)

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(2) 5.5 4.5 4.5 (P) 4.5 (P) (2) -1.0

Peabody (1)

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(2) 7.5 5.5 5.1 (P) 5.7 (P) (2) -1.8

Taunton-Norton-Raynham (1)

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(2) 7.6 5.9 5.4 (P) 5.8 (P) (2) -1.8

Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner

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(2) 9.7 7.5 6.7 (P) 7.3 (P) (2) -2.4

New Bedford

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(2) 11.2 8.6 7.6 (P) 8.2 (P) (2) -3.0

Pittsfield

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(2) 7.4 6.5 5.7 (P) 5.8 (P) (2) -1.6

Springfield MA-CT

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(2) 8.6 6.5 6.1 (P) 6.6 (P) (2) -2.0

Worcester MA-CT

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(2) 8.1 6.1 5.7 (P) 6.1 (P) (2) -2.0

New Hampshire

 

Manchester

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(2) 5.2 4.0 4.2 (P) 4.2 (P) (2) -1.0

Portsmouth NH-ME

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(2) 4.6 3.6 3.7 (P) 3.7 (P) (2) -0.9

Rochester-Dover NH-ME

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(2) 5.2 3.9 4.1 (P) 4.1 (P) (2) -1.1

Rhode Island

 

Providence-Fall River-Warwick RI-MA

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(2) 9.3 7.8 8.0 (P) 7.1 (P) (2) -2.2

Vermont

 

Burlington-South Burlington

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(2) 4.1 2.9 2.7 (P) 3.5 (P) (2) -0.6

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(2) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.
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Nonfarm wage and salary employment in New England States,
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136,434 138,497 (P) 138,795 (P) 139,004 (P) 2,570 (P) 1.9

Connecticut

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1,661.1 1,665.7 1,667.9 (P) 1,670.3 (P) 9.2 (P) 0.6

Maine

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603.0 609.9 611.0 (P) 610.1 (P) 7.1 (P) 1.2

Massachusetts

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3,354.8 3,405.8 3,408.3 (P) 3,422.1 (P) 67.3 (P) 2.0

New Hampshire

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639.2 649.3 646.3 (P) 646.9 (P) 7.7 (P) 1.2

Rhode Island

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472.2 477.5 476.6 (P) 477.8 (P) 5.6 (P) 1.2

Vermont

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305.5 307.7 306.5 (P) 307.6 (P) 2.1 (P) 0.7

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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