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Labor Force and Unemployment Data

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Geographic Area: State

Area: Massachusetts

Time Frame: 2018

Seasonally Adjusted Data

Results

Year Month Working Age Population Labor Force Employed Unemployed Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Massachusetts Laborforce Rate National Unemployment Rate National Laborforce Participation Rate
2018 January 5,677,489 3,762,462 3,624,159 138,303 3.7 66.3 4.0 62.7
  February 5,679,819 3,776,694 3,639,458 137,236 3.6 66.5 4.1 63.0
  March 5,682,557 3,792,020 3,655,799 136,221 3.6 66.7 4.0 62.9
  April 5,685,615 3,805,229 3,670,154 135,075 3.5 66.9 4.0 62.9
  May 5,688,772 3,814,481 3,680,651 133,830 3.5 67.1 3.8 62.9
  June 5,692,352 3,819,644 3,687,249 132,395 3.5 67.1 4.0 63.0
  July 5,695,988 3,821,286 3,690,611 130,675 3.4 67.1 3.8 63.0
  August 5,699,070 3,821,460 3,692,376 129,084 3.4 67.1 3.8 62.6
  September 5,702,473 3,821,923 3,693,988 127,935 3.3 67.0 3.7 62.8
  October 5,705,600 3,823,448 3,696,338 127,110 3.3 67.0 3.8 62.9
  November 5,708,225 3,825,854 3,699,500 126,354 3.3 67.0 3.8 62.9
  December 5,710,510 3,828,505 3,703,075 125,430 3.3 67.0 3.9 63.0
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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