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New Bedford MA Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
02 2024 84629 80054 4575 5.4
01 2024 84890 80505 4385 5.2

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2022 84523 79973 4550 5.4
Average 2021 84972 78945 6027 7.1
Average 2020 85593 75464 10129 11.8
Average 2019 87063 83095 3968 4.6
Average 2018 87000 82375 4625 5.3
Average 2017 86050 81099 4951 5.8
Average 2016 84326 79261 5065 6.0
Average 2015 84385 78268 6117 7.2
Average 2014 84262 76899 7363 8.7
Average 2013 83698 74948 8750 10.5
Average 2012 83583 75133 8450 10.1
Average 2011 82722 74008 8714 10.5
Average 2010 82693 73282 9411 11.4

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Mar-2024 Feb-2024 Mar-2023 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 65,800 65,500 65,500 300 300
Total private 55,100 54,900 55,000 200 100
Goods-producing 9,300 9,300 9,500 0 -200
Service-providing 56,500 56,200 56,000 300 500
Private service-providing 45,800 45,600 45,500 200 300
Mining, Logging, and Construction 2,500 2,500 2,500 0 0
Manufacturing 6,800 6,800 7,000 0 -200
Durable goods 3,900 3,900 3,900 0 0
Trade, transportation, and utilities 11,800 11,800 11,500 0 300
Retail trade 7,700 7,700 7,700 0 0
Information 300 300 400 0 -100
Financial activities 1,500 1,500 1,500 0 0
Professional and business services 6,700 6,700 6,700 0 0
Education and health services 16,200 16,100 15,900 100 300
Health care and social assistance 15,500 15,300 15,200 200 300
Leisure and hospitality 6,700 6,600 7,000 100 -300
Other services 2,600 2,600 2,500 0 100
Government 10,700 10,600 10,500 100 200
Federal 400 400 400 0 0
State government 3,200 3,100 3,100 100 100
Local government 7,100 7,100 7,000 0 100

 

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