Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance Massachusetts Labor Force Data and National Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rates in Percent

2021 - Seasonally Adjusted

Working Age Population Labor Force Employment Unemployed Massachusetts Rate National Rate
January 5646187 3756700 3462000 294800 7.8 6.3
February 5644665 3740800 3477900 262900 7.0 6.2
March 5643634 3744400 3492300 252200 6.7 6.0
April 5642830 3745700 3504800 240800 6.4 6.1
May 5642325 3702100 3518600 183500 5.0 5.8
June 5642222 3707000 3526500 180500 4.9 5.9

 

2021 - Seasonally Unadjusted

Working Age Population Labor Force Employment Unemployed Massachusetts Rate National Rate
January 5646187 3693900 3417200 276700 7.5 6.8
February 5644665 3708200 3438500 269700 7.3 6.6
March 5643634 3703100 3459400 243700 6.6 6.2
April 5642830 3702700 3482800 219800 5.9 5.7
May 5642325 3689600 3506400 183200 5.0 5.5
June 5642222 3736000 3534700 201400 5.4 6.1

 

Note: Labor force estimates are based upon time series models that use a combination of data from the Current Population Survey (CPS), the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey and the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system. They also include seasonal and trend components.

Source: Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance; U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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