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
April 2022 5,720,260 3,721,459 3,597,402 124,057 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
July 2021 5,725,644 3,800,680 3,576,389 224,291 5.9 66.4 5.7 62.3
June 2021 5,725,549 3,782,883 3,547,785 235,098 6.2 66.1 6.1 62.1
May 2021 5,725,989 3,721,759 3,506,820 214,939 5.8 65.0 5.5 61.5
April 2021 5,727,289 3,723,599 3,497,604 225,995 6.1 65.0 5.7 61.4
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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