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
October November Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016 October November October November
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016

Northeast

28,375,497 28,490,748 28,391,766 28,380,707 1,296,868 1,307,731 1,292,611 1,197,672 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.2

New England

7,754,359 7,824,020 7,755,513 7,808,524 338,393 260,377 344,859 242,755 4.4 3.3 4.4 3.1

Middle Atlantic

20,621,138 20,666,728 20,636,253 20,572,183 958,475 1,047,354 947,752 954,917 4.6 5.1 4.6 4.6

South

57,437,461 58,465,047 57,450,719 58,471,854 2,873,665 2,787,044 2,817,040 2,668,552 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.6

South Atlantic

30,551,206 31,146,351 30,522,771 31,125,225 1,567,479 1,488,709 1,516,629 1,434,947 5.1 4.8 5.0 4.6

East South Central

8,431,354 8,685,071 8,453,501 8,660,602 461,191 452,951 468,268 416,721 5.5 5.2 5.5 4.8

West South Central

18,454,901 18,633,625 18,474,447 18,686,027 844,995 845,384 832,143 816,884 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4

Midwest

34,600,326 34,842,308 34,605,423 34,750,376 1,466,024 1,487,935 1,485,952 1,428,956 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.1

East North Central

23,375,728 23,604,886 23,386,253 23,571,218 1,093,867 1,092,167 1,114,295 1,056,347 4.7 4.6 4.8 4.5

West North Central

11,224,598 11,237,422 11,219,170 11,179,158 372,157 395,768 371,657 372,609 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.3

West

37,051,076 37,984,423 37,049,617 37,848,371 1,968,694 1,864,711 1,985,440 1,770,927 5.3 4.9 5.4 4.7

Mountain

11,460,324 11,689,068 11,450,943 11,689,760 534,332 503,291 528,911 468,780 4.7 4.3 4.6 4.0

Pacific

25,590,752 26,295,355 25,598,674 26,158,611 1,434,362 1,361,420 1,456,529 1,302,147 5.6 5.2 5.7 5.0

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: December 16, 2016