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
May June Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016 May June May June
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Northeast

28,492,336 28,521,168 28,690,565 28,779,712 1,513,689 1,308,265 1,515,928 1,387,103 5.3 4.6 5.3 4.8

New England

7,767,634 7,781,315 7,869,710 7,920,210 379,162 318,926 394,812 355,875 4.9 4.1 5.0 4.5

Middle Atlantic

20,724,702 20,739,853 20,820,855 20,859,502 1,134,527 989,339 1,121,116 1,031,228 5.5 4.8 5.4 4.9

South

57,684,655 57,991,238 57,739,592 58,417,370 3,090,281 2,614,296 3,234,307 2,995,221 5.4 4.5 5.6 5.1

South Atlantic

30,735,295 30,775,956 30,675,353 31,001,340 1,723,733 1,363,854 1,759,374 1,541,619 5.6 4.4 5.7 5.0

East South Central

8,482,400 8,576,615 8,529,044 8,666,510 505,755 419,516 537,202 499,257 6.0 4.9 6.3 5.8

West South Central

18,466,960 18,638,667 18,535,195 18,749,520 860,793 830,926 937,731 954,345 4.7 4.5 5.1 5.1

Midwest

34,672,194 35,029,093 34,902,473 35,318,441 1,687,578 1,512,308 1,741,965 1,698,416 4.9 4.3 5.0 4.8

East North Central

23,435,829 23,746,540 23,577,653 23,939,544 1,237,011 1,119,330 1,270,247 1,223,595 5.3 4.7 5.4 5.1

West North Central

11,236,365 11,282,553 11,324,820 11,378,897 450,567 392,978 471,718 474,821 4.0 3.5 4.2 4.2

West

36,984,147 37,258,577 37,076,789 37,618,981 2,084,659 1,771,682 2,152,573 2,063,461 5.6 4.8 5.8 5.5

Mountain

11,405,540 11,595,637 11,491,377 11,689,186 566,350 542,898 613,258 612,946 5.0 4.7 5.3 5.2

Pacific

25,578,607 25,662,940 25,585,412 25,929,795 1,518,309 1,228,784 1,539,315 1,450,515 5.9 4.8 6.0 5.6

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: July 22, 2016