New Bedford MA Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2021 84184 78330 5854 7.0
07 2021 84646 78692 5954 7.0
06 2021 85141 79547 5594 6.6
05 2021 84354 79250 5104 6.1
04 2021 84812 78514 6298 7.4
03 2021 84718 77377 7341 8.7
02 2021 84574 76487 8087 9.6
01 2021 84221 76117 8104 9.6

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2020 83475 74069 9406 11.3
Average 2019 85678 81768 3910 4.6
Average 2018 85621 81092 4529 5.3
Average 2017 85005 80115 4890 5.8
Average 2016 84325 79260 5065 6.0
Average 2015 84400 78283 6117 7.2
Average 2014 84268 76905 7363 8.7
Average 2013 83765 75015 8750 10.4
Average 2012 83654 75204 8450 10.1
Average 2011 82728 74014 8714 10.5
Average 2010 82670 73259 9411 11.4

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 63,300 63,800 60,800 -500 2,500
Total private 54,700 55,000 51,200 -300 3,500
Goods-producing 9,300 9,400 8,800 -100 500
Service-providing 54,000 54,400 52,000 -400 2,000
Private service-providing 45,400 45,600 42,400 -200 3,000
Mining, Logging, and Construction 2,900 2,900 2,700 0 200
Manufacturing 6,400 6,500 6,100 -100 300
Durable goods 3,800 3,800 3,600 0 200
Trade, transportation, and utilities 11,300 11,400 10,600 -100 700
Retail trade 7,700 7,800 7,400 -100 300
Information 400 400 400 0 0
Financial activities 1,600 1,600 1,600 0 0
Professional and business services 6,500 6,500 5,700 0 800
Education and health services 15,400 15,400 15,800 0 -400
Health care and social assistance 15,000 15,000 15,300 0 -300
Leisure and hospitality 7,900 8,000 6,100 -100 1,800
Other services 2,300 2,300 2,200 0 100
Government 8,600 8,800 9,600 -200 -1,000
Federal 300 300 800 0 -500
State government 3,100 3,100 3,200 0 -100
Local government 5,200 5,400 5,600 -200 -400

 

Occupational Wage Data

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