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Springfield MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
05 2024 368146 352885 15261 4.1
04 2024 366865 354108 12757 3.5
03 2024 370792 356068 14724 4.0
02 2024 365347 349764 15583 4.3
01 2024 365997 351054 14943 4.1

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2023 364025 350218 13807 3.8
Average 2022 368437 352689 15748 4.3
Average 2021 369844 347042 22802 6.2
Average 2020 370983 335750 35233 9.5
Average 2019 382674 368281 14393 3.8
Average 2018 381860 365805 16055 4.2
Average 2017 375290 357988 17302 4.6
Average 2016 366753 348765 17988 4.9
Average 2015 366150 345220 20930 5.7
Average 2014 365431 340724 24707 6.8
Average 2013 360863 332989 27874 7.7
Average 2012 361793 333710 28083 7.8
Average 2011 361832 331632 30200 8.3
Average 2010 362944 330208 32736 9.0

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry May-2024 Apr-2024 May-2023 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 331,800 330,100 331,500 1,700 300
Total private 268,000 266,100 267,700 1,900 300
Goods-producing 39,800 39,300 40,700 500 -900
Service-providing 292,000 290,800 290,800 1,200 1,200
Private service-providing 228,200 226,800 227,000 1,400 1,200
Mining, Logging, and Construction 12,500 11,800 12,400 700 100
Specialty trade contractors 8,600 8,200 8,600 400 0
Manufacturing 27,300 27,500 28,300 -200 -1,000
Durable goods 18,400 18,600 19,100 -200 -700
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing 1,900 1,900 2,000 0 -100
Nondurable goods 8,900 8,900 9,200 0 -300
Trade, transportation, and utilities 57,100 56,800 58,200 300 -1,100
Wholesale Trade 11,700 11,600 11,800 100 -100
Retail trade 30,900 30,800 31,700 100 -800
Food and beverage stores 8,300 8,300 8,300 0 0
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,500 14,400 14,700 100 -200
Information 2,700 2,700 2,900 0 -200
Financial activities 13,800 13,800 14,200 0 -400
Finance and insurance 10,700 10,700 11,100 0 -400
Insurance carriers and related activities 7,400 7,400 7,600 0 -200
Professional and business services 24,600 24,600 24,000 0 600
Education and health services 85,500 86,500 84,400 -1,000 1,100
Educational services 15,700 17,100 16,100 -1,400 -400
Health care and social assistance 69,800 69,400 68,300 400 1,500
Ambulatory health care services 21,400 21,300 20,600 100 800
Hospitals 14,000 14,000 14,100 0 -100
Nursing and residential care facilities 12,100 12,000 11,300 100 800
Leisure and hospitality 31,800 29,900 30,800 1,900 1,000
Other services 12,700 12,500 12,500 200 200
Government 63,800 64,000 63,800 -200 0
Federal 6,000 6,000 5,900 0 100
U.S. Postal Service 2,900 2,800 2,900 100 0
State government 25,000 25,600 24,100 -600 900
Local government 32,800 32,400 33,800 400 -1,000
Local government education 21,700 21,400 22,400 300 -700

 

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