Springfield MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2021 363097 339953 23144 6.4
07 2021 363931 339403 24528 6.7
06 2021 360892 337627 23265 6.4
05 2021 361011 340008 21003 5.8
04 2021 365292 340305 24987 6.8
03 2021 360510 333355 27155 7.5
02 2021 359415 329848 29567 8.2
01 2021 359774 329214 30560 8.5

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2020 361195 328205 32990 9.1
Average 2019 375836 361741 14095 3.8
Average 2018 376228 360498 15730 4.2
Average 2017 370877 353749 17128 4.6
Average 2016 366606 348618 17988 4.9
Average 2015 366066 345136 20930 5.7
Average 2014 365369 340662 24707 6.8
Average 2013 361059 333185 27874 7.7
Average 2012 362027 333944 28083 7.8
Average 2011 361841 331641 30200 8.3
Average 2010 362848 330112 32736 9.0

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 314,900 315,200 299,700 -300 15,200
Total private 258,100 258,400 243,700 -300 14,400
Goods-producing 43,500 43,700 40,600 -200 2,900
Service-providing 271,400 271,500 259,100 -100 12,300
Private service-providing 214,600 214,700 203,100 -100 11,500
Mining, Logging, and Construction 13,800 14,000 12,300 -200 1,500
Specialty trade contractors 9,400 9,300 8,500 100 900
Manufacturing 29,700 29,700 28,300 0 1,400
Durable goods 19,900 20,000 19,100 -100 800
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing 2,300 2,200 2,200 100 100
Nondurable goods 9,800 9,700 9,200 100 600
Trade, transportation, and utilities 56,300 56,400 54,100 -100 2,200
Wholesale Trade 11,800 11,700 11,100 100 700
Retail trade 31,500 31,700 30,700 -200 800
Food and beverage stores 8,400 8,500 8,500 -100 -100
General merchandise stores 5,800 5,800 5,600 0 200
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 13,000 13,000 12,300 0 700
Information 2,700 2,700 2,600 0 100
Financial activities 15,100 15,200 15,100 -100 0
Finance and insurance 12,000 12,100 12,200 -100 -200
Insurance carriers and related activities 8,300 8,300 8,600 0 -300
Professional and business services 25,800 25,700 23,800 100 2,000
Education and health services 73,100 73,100 74,100 0 -1,000
Educational services 10,700 10,700 11,400 0 -700
Health care and social assistance 62,400 62,400 62,700 0 -300
Ambulatory health care services 19,500 19,900 19,700 -400 -200
Hospitals 13,900 13,700 13,000 200 900
Nursing and residential care facilities 11,100 11,100 11,000 0 100
Leisure and hospitality 31,000 30,800 23,100 200 7,900
Other services 10,600 10,800 10,300 -200 300
Government 56,800 56,800 56,000 0 800
Federal 6,000 6,100 6,400 -100 -400
U.S. Postal Service 2,900 2,900 2,800 0 100
State government 19,100 19,000 21,600 100 -2,500
Local government 31,700 31,700 28,000 0 3,700
Local government education 20,300 20,100 17,300 200 3,000

 

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