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New Bedford MA Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2022 83592 79314 4278 5.1
07 2022 83967 79853 4114 4.9
06 2022 85121 80939 4182 4.9
05 2022 83114 79148 3966 4.8
04 2022 83072 79008 4064 4.9
03 2022 84620 79613 5007 5.9
02 2022 84696 78873 5823 6.9
01 2022 85354 78787 6567 7.7

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2021 84723 78434 6289 7.4
Average 2020 85100 74935 10165 11.9
Average 2019 86713 82704 4009 4.6
Average 2018 86681 82096 4585 5.3
Average 2017 85998 81047 4951 5.8
Average 2016 84331 79266 5065 6.0
Average 2015 84406 78289 6117 7.2
Average 2014 84273 76910 7363 8.7
Average 2013 83768 75018 8750 10.4
Average 2012 83655 75205 8450 10.1
Average 2011 82726 74012 8714 10.5
Average 2010 82693 73282 9411 11.4

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 65,000 65,300 63,500 -300 1,500
Total private 55,600 55,600 54,400 0 1,200
Goods-producing 10,000 9,900 9,600 100 400
Service-providing 55,000 55,400 53,900 -400 1,100
Private service-providing 45,600 45,700 44,800 -100 800
Mining, Logging, and Construction 3,000 3,000 2,800 0 200
Manufacturing 7,000 6,900 6,800 100 200
Durable goods 3,900 3,900 3,900 0 0
Trade, transportation, and utilities 10,400 10,500 11,000 -100 -600
Retail trade 7,400 7,400 7,700 0 -300
Information 400 400 400 0 0
Financial activities 1,600 1,600 1,600 0 0
Professional and business services 6,400 6,300 6,100 100 300
Education and health services 16,400 16,400 16,000 0 400
Health care and social assistance 15,900 15,900 15,400 0 500
Leisure and hospitality 7,900 8,000 7,200 -100 700
Other services 2,500 2,500 2,500 0 0
Government 9,400 9,700 9,100 -300 300
Federal 300 300 300 0 0
State government 3,100 3,100 3,100 0 0
Local government 6,000 6,300 5,700 -300 300

 

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