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Springfield MA-CT Metropolitan NECTA

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2022 370571 354675 15896 4.3
07 2022 372457 356915 15542 4.2
06 2022 374049 358372 15677 4.2
05 2022 370848 356248 14600 3.9
04 2022 371393 356902 14491 3.9
03 2022 378624 362109 16515 4.4
02 2022 376653 357867 18786 5.0
01 2022 375338 353887 21451 5.7

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2021 372194 347934 24260 6.5
Average 2020 370870 335394 35476 9.6
Average 2019 381646 367201 14445 3.8
Average 2018 381271 365312 15959 4.2
Average 2017 375231 357929 17302 4.6
Average 2016 366660 348672 17988 4.9
Average 2015 366052 345122 20930 5.7
Average 2014 365333 340626 24707 6.8
Average 2013 361033 333159 27874 7.7
Average 2012 362004 333921 28083 7.8
Average 2011 361818 331618 30200 8.3
Average 2010 362944 330208 32736 9.0

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 335,000 336,400 321,100 -1,400 13,900
Total private 275,000 275,300 263,400 -300 11,600
Goods-producing 42,400 42,200 41,600 200 800
Service-providing 292,600 294,200 279,500 -1,600 13,100
Private service-providing 232,600 233,100 221,800 -500 10,800
Mining, Logging, and Construction 12,900 12,800 12,800 100 100
Specialty trade contractors 8,700 8,600 8,600 100 100
Manufacturing 29,500 29,400 28,800 100 700
Durable goods 19,600 19,500 19,500 100 100
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing 2,200 2,200 2,200 0 0
Nondurable goods 9,900 9,900 9,300 0 600
Trade, transportation, and utilities 58,400 58,200 57,500 200 900
Wholesale Trade 11,800 11,800 11,500 0 300
Retail trade 32,500 32,400 32,400 100 100
Food and beverage stores 8,400 8,300 8,700 100 -300
General merchandise stores 6,100 6,000 6,100 100 0
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,100 14,000 13,600 100 500
Information 2,800 2,800 2,800 0 0
Financial activities 14,800 14,800 14,900 0 -100
Finance and insurance 11,700 11,700 11,800 0 -100
Insurance carriers and related activities 8,100 8,100 8,200 0 -100
Professional and business services 25,800 26,200 25,000 -400 800
Education and health services 83,400 83,500 79,600 -100 3,800
Educational services 14,500 14,700 13,100 -200 1,400
Health care and social assistance 68,900 68,800 66,500 100 2,400
Ambulatory health care services 20,700 20,800 21,100 -100 -400
Hospitals 14,000 14,000 13,500 0 500
Nursing and residential care facilities 11,300 11,300 11,100 0 200
Leisure and hospitality 35,100 35,400 30,200 -300 4,900
Other services 12,300 12,200 11,800 100 500
Government 60,000 61,100 57,700 -1,100 2,300
Federal 6,000 6,000 6,000 0 0
U.S. Postal Service 2,900 3,000 2,900 -100 0
State government 23,500 23,700 23,500 -200 0
Local government 30,500 31,400 28,200 -900 2,300
Local government education 19,100 19,900 17,500 -800 1,600

 

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