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
March April Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016 March April March April
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Northeast

28,277,577 28,621,342 28,296,647 28,459,767 1,616,436 1,472,256 1,461,439 1,327,624 5.7 5.1 5.2 4.7

New England

7,747,804 7,770,296 7,730,238 7,764,823 419,866 376,870 376,775 324,669 5.4 4.9 4.9 4.2

Middle Atlantic

20,529,773 20,851,046 20,566,409 20,694,944 1,196,570 1,095,386 1,084,664 1,002,955 5.8 5.3 5.3 4.8

South

57,071,289 58,002,006 57,230,283 57,839,793 3,016,757 2,852,091 2,852,209 2,619,813 5.3 4.9 5.0 4.5

South Atlantic

30,353,124 30,828,194 30,442,952 30,709,258 1,681,622 1,541,573 1,601,466 1,415,746 5.5 5.0 5.3 4.6

East South Central

8,389,060 8,517,358 8,399,335 8,516,122 488,758 448,412 448,748 393,641 5.8 5.3 5.3 4.6

West South Central

18,329,105 18,656,454 18,387,996 18,614,413 846,377 862,106 801,995 810,426 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.4

Midwest

34,278,291 34,950,251 34,330,151 34,927,217 1,806,360 1,832,367 1,583,185 1,601,561 5.3 5.2 4.6 4.6

East North Central

23,134,675 23,656,734 23,151,146 23,653,984 1,294,145 1,345,822 1,136,059 1,187,384 5.6 5.7 4.9 5.0

West North Central

11,143,616 11,293,517 11,179,005 11,273,233 512,215 486,545 447,126 414,177 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.7

West

36,793,100 37,280,463 36,800,088 37,260,819 2,247,649 1,959,598 2,074,927 1,863,611 6.1 5.3 5.6 5.0

Mountain

11,344,817 11,560,316 11,360,405 11,566,257 607,431 538,795 569,183 537,967 5.4 4.7 5.0 4.7

Pacific

25,448,283 25,720,147 25,439,683 25,694,562 1,640,218 1,420,803 1,505,744 1,325,644 6.4 5.5 5.9 5.2

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: May 20, 2016