Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem MA-NH NECTA Division

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2021 99591 92114 7477 7.5
07 2021 99392 91487 7905 8.0
06 2021 98445 90577 7868 8.0
05 2021 98390 91254 7136 7.3
04 2021 99692 91110 8582 8.6
03 2021 99862 90630 9232 9.2
02 2021 100389 90440 9949 9.9
01 2021 99965 89867 10098 10.1

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2020 98878 86803 12075 12.2
Average 2019 98848 94853 3995 4.0
Average 2018 99142 94571 4571 4.6
Average 2017 97562 92587 4975 5.1
Average 2016 96485 91343 5142 5.3
Average 2015 95936 89707 6229 6.5
Average 2014 94900 87450 7450 7.9
Average 2013 94241 85356 8885 9.4
Average 2012 93702 84747 8955 9.6
Average 2011 92932 83592 9340 10.1
Average 2010 92163 82366 9797 10.6

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 79,200 79,000 75,100 200 4,100
Total private 70,900 70,700 67,700 200 3,200
Goods-producing 14,000 13,900 11,800 100 2,200
Service-providing 65,200 65,100 63,300 100 1,900
Private service-providing 56,900 56,800 55,900 100 1,000
Mining, Logging, and Construction 4,400 4,400 3,500 0 900
Manufacturing 9,600 9,500 8,300 100 1,300
Trade, transportation, and utilities 16,000 15,700 15,100 300 900
Information 900 900 800 0 100
Financial activities 2,300 2,300 2,300 0 0
Professional and business services 10,000 10,100 9,000 -100 1,000
Education and health services 17,300 17,500 19,300 -200 -2,000
Leisure and hospitality 7,700 7,600 6,900 100 800
Other services 2,700 2,700 2,500 0 200
Government 8,300 8,300 7,400 0 900
Federal 400 400 400 0 0
State government 1,000 1,000 1,000 0 0
Local government 6,900 6,900 6,000 0 900

 

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