Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Census region and
division
Civilian labor force Unemployed
July August Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016 July August July August
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Northeast

28,804,061 28,951,273 28,585,519 28,784,401 1,574,680 1,493,034 1,435,483 1,454,070 5.5 5.2 5.0 5.1

New England

7,896,068 8,001,325 7,854,102 7,974,781 398,395 349,630 370,462 336,744 5.0 4.4 4.7 4.2

Middle Atlantic

20,907,993 20,949,948 20,731,417 20,809,620 1,176,285 1,143,404 1,065,021 1,117,326 5.6 5.5 5.1 5.4

South

57,763,457 58,518,950 57,305,944 58,141,754 3,253,400 2,993,101 3,061,467 2,920,063 5.6 5.1 5.3 5.0

South Atlantic

30,740,734 31,110,342 30,519,986 30,876,477 1,778,824 1,540,177 1,693,506 1,515,377 5.8 5.0 5.5 4.9

East South Central

8,510,831 8,642,453 8,407,797 8,590,364 539,504 468,980 487,241 447,359 6.3 5.4 5.8 5.2

West South Central

18,511,892 18,766,155 18,378,161 18,674,913 935,072 983,944 880,720 957,327 5.1 5.2 4.8 5.1

Midwest

34,923,526 35,379,657 34,591,549 35,102,290 1,770,848 1,678,274 1,579,104 1,636,822 5.1 4.7 4.6 4.7

East North Central

23,587,129 24,004,660 23,381,990 23,834,650 1,300,308 1,197,025 1,151,267 1,156,864 5.5 5.0 4.9 4.9

West North Central

11,336,397 11,374,997 11,209,559 11,267,640 470,540 481,249 427,837 479,958 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.3

West

37,165,225 37,854,619 37,045,775 37,771,429 2,213,010 2,102,954 2,093,690 1,985,195 6.0 5.6 5.7 5.3

Mountain

11,495,392 11,681,981 11,460,830 11,622,938 605,166 593,262 584,009 551,321 5.3 5.1 5.1 4.7

Pacific

25,669,833 26,172,638 25,584,945 26,148,491 1,607,844 1,509,692 1,509,681 1,433,874 6.3 5.8 5.9 5.5

Footnotes
(1) Census region estimates are derived by summing the census division model-based estimates.

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. The composition of the regions and divisions is described in table 1. Estimates for the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.

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Last Modified Date: September 20, 2016