Labor Force and Unemployment Data

Selection Criteria

Geographic Area: State

Area: Massachusetts

Time Frame: 2021

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
2021 January 5,646,187 3,756,700 3,462,000 294,800 7.8 66.5 6.3 61.4
  February 5,644,665 3,740,800 3,477,900 262,900 7.0 66.3 6.2 61.4
  March 5,643,634 3,744,400 3,492,300 252,200 6.7 66.3 6.0 61.5
  April 5,642,830 3,745,700 3,504,800 240,800 6.4 66.4 6.1 61.7
  May 5,642,325 3,702,100 3,518,600 183,500 5.0 65.6 5.8 61.6
  June 5,642,222 3,696,700 3,516,200 180,500 4.9 65.5 5.9 61.6
  July 5,642,181 3,701,600 3,521,100 180,400 4.9 65.6 5.4 61.7
  August 5,642,135 3,709,500 3,524,100 185,400 5.0 65.7 5.2 61.7
  September 5,642,362 3,720,700 3,527,800 192,900 5.2 65.9 4.8 61.6
  October 5,642,355 3,726,300 3,529,400 196,900 5.3 66.0 4.6 61.6
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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