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Labor Force and Unemployment Data

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Geographic Area: State

Area: Massachusetts

Time Frame: 2022

Seasonally Adjusted Data

Results

Year Month Working Age Population Labor Force Employed Unemployed Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Massachusetts Laborforce Rate National Unemployment Rate National Laborforce Participation Rate
2022 January 5,723,238 3,766,929 3,586,625 180,304 4.8 65.8 4.0 62.2
  February 5,722,286 3,772,543 3,596,655 175,888 4.7 65.9 3.8 62.2
  March 5,721,343 3,775,148 3,614,665 160,483 4.3 66.0 3.6 62.4
  April 5,720,260 3,775,535 3,621,679 153,856 4.1 66.0 3.6 62.2
  May 5,719,273 3,775,559 3,629,440 146,119 3.9 66.0 3.6 62.3
  June 5,719,078 3,773,063 3,633,845 139,218 3.7 66.0 3.6 62.2
  July 5,719,417 3,765,479 3,634,582 130,897 3.5 65.8 3.5 62.1
  August 5,719,340 3,762,959 3,628,217 134,742 3.6 65.8 3.7 62.3
  September 5,719,250 3,749,608 3,620,625 128,983 3.4 65.6 3.5 62.3
  October 5,719,366 3,745,591 3,614,502 131,089 3.5 65.5 3.7 62.2
  November 5,719,302 3,732,370 3,607,261 125,109 3.4 65.3 3.6 62.2
  December 5,718,465 3,724,896 3,600,413 124,483 3.3 65.1 3.5 62.3
The labor force estimates for towns with 2010 Census population of less than 1,000 were produced using the BLS methodology, but are not official BLS estimates.
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