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Labor Force and Unemployment Data

Selection Criteria

Geographic Area: State

Area: Massachusetts

Time Frame: Most Recent 13 Months

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Results

Month Year Working Age Population Labor Force Employed Unemployed Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Massachusetts Laborforce Rate National Unemployment Rate National Laborforce Participation Rate
August 2022 5,719,340 3,775,122 3,643,196 131,926 3.5 66.0 3.8 62.4
July 2022 5,719,417 3,780,667 3,651,408 129,259 3.4 66.1 3.8 62.6
June 2022 5,719,078 3,780,537 3,647,667 132,870 3.5 66.1 3.8 62.5
May 2022 5,719,273 3,723,656 3,597,991 125,665 3.4 65.1 3.4 62.3
April 2022 5,720,260 3,721,397 3,597,418 123,979 3.3 65.1 3.3 62.0
March 2022 5,721,343 3,782,622 3,640,154 142,468 3.8 66.1 3.8 62.4
February 2022 5,722,286 3,759,275 3,599,073 160,202 4.3 65.7 4.1 62.2
January 2022 5,723,238 3,758,139 3,570,161 187,978 5.0 65.7 4.4 61.9
December 2021 5,724,890 3,763,429 3,608,001 155,428 4.1 65.7 3.7 61.7
November 2021 5,725,763 3,770,869 3,610,971 159,898 4.2 65.9 3.9 61.9
October 2021 5,725,819 3,751,520 3,578,864 172,656 4.6 65.5 4.3 61.8
September 2021 5,725,625 3,731,317 3,543,581 187,736 5.0 65.2 4.6 61.7
August 2021 5,725,648 3,793,118 3,588,383 204,735 5.4 66.2 5.3 61.8
The labor force estimates for towns with 2010 Census population of less than 1,000 were produced using the BLS methodology, but are not official BLS estimates.
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