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Labor Force and Unemployment Data

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Geographic Area: State

Area: Massachusetts

Time Frame: Most Recent 13 Months

Seasonally Adjusted Data

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 3,763,272 3,628,293 134,979 3.6 65.8 3.7 62.4
July 2022 5,719,417 3,765,479 3,634,582 130,897 3.5 65.8 3.5 62.1
June 2022 5,719,078 3,773,063 3,633,845 139,218 3.7 66.0 3.6 62.2
May 2022 5,719,273 3,775,559 3,629,440 146,119 3.9 66.0 3.6 62.3
April 2022 5,720,260 3,775,535 3,621,679 153,856 4.1 66.0 3.6 62.2
March 2022 5,721,343 3,775,148 3,614,665 160,483 4.3 66.0 3.6 62.4
February 2022 5,722,286 3,772,543 3,596,655 175,888 4.7 65.9 3.8 62.3
January 2022 5,723,238 3,766,929 3,586,625 180,304 4.8 65.8 4.0 62.2
December 2021 5,724,890 3,751,493 3,577,297 174,196 4.6 65.5 3.9 61.9
November 2021 5,725,763 3,754,708 3,575,515 179,193 4.8 65.6 4.2 61.9
October 2021 5,725,819 3,759,342 3,571,398 187,944 5.0 65.7 4.6 61.7
September 2021 5,725,625 3,755,821 3,562,569 193,252 5.1 65.6 4.7 61.7
August 2021 5,725,648 3,758,938 3,553,248 205,690 5.5 65.7 5.2 61.7
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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