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  Labor Force / Residents Employed / Residents Unemployed - State of Connecticut Last Updated: July 20, 2015
Based on the Local Area Unemployment Statistics model (LAUS - a statistical model utilizing residential survey data), the number of Connecticut unemployed, seasonally adjusted, declined a statistically significant 6,100 (-5.3%) over the month to 108,979 in June 2015. The number of unemployed state residents has fallen by 13,414 (-11.0%) since June 2014. A string of 20 consecutive months of increasing monthly labor force growth in the state going back to September 2013 came to an end this month (-3,642, -0.2%) and levels pulled back from a record all-time high labor force of 1,921,726 documented last month (since 1976). Over the year, labor force growth now shows a still robust increase of 35,362 (1.9%, considered statistically significant).

Labor force data, reflecting persons employed by place of residence, are not directly comparable to the place-of-work industry employment series. In the labor force estimates, workers involved in labor disputes are counted as employed. The labor force data lso includes agricultural workers, unpaid family workers, domestics and the self-employed. Because of these conceptual differences, total labor force employment is almost always different from nonfarm wage and salary employment.

Month 2001 Y/Y 2002 Y/Y 2003 Y/Y 2004 Y/Y 2005 Y/Y 2006 Y/Y 2007 Y/Y 2008 Y/Y 2009 Y/Y 2010 Y/Y 2011 Y/Y 2012 Y/Y 2013 Y/Y 2014 Y/Y 2015 Y/Y
Jan 1,762.1 1,759.4 1,789.2 1,777.1 1,778.6 1,812.5 1,843.9 1,872.8 1,887.5 1,893.5 1,918.5 1,903.1 1,866.9 1,875.0 1,904.5
Feb 1,762.4 1,762.3 1,788.8 1,775.4 1,782.4 1,815.1 1,845.9 1,874.4 1,887.8 1,895.4 1,918.1 1,901.0 1,865.4 1,877.6 1,909.9
Mar 1,762.0 1,766.0 1,788.0 1,774.0 1,786.4 1,817.6 1,847.8 1,875.9 1,888.4 1,897.8 1,916.7 1,898.5 1,865.1 1,879.7 1,915.8
Apr 1,761.3 1,769.9 1,786.7 1,773.2 1,790.3 1,820.2 1,849.7 1,877.4 1,889.3 1,900.8 1,914.6 1,895.4 1,865.9 1,881.0 1,920.6
May 1,760.7 1,773.9 1,785.0 1,772.9 1,793.7 1,822.8 1,851.8 1,879.1 1,890.1 1,904.0 1,912.2 1,891.9 1,867.1 1,881.8 1,921.7
Jun 1,760.3 1,777.5 1,783.5 1,772.7 1,796.5 1,825.6 1,854.0 1,881.1 1,890.7 1,907.2 1,910.2 1,888.3 1,868.2 1,882.7 1,918.1
Jul 1,760.0 1,780.7 1,782.3 1,772.5 1,798.7 1,828.6 1,856.4 1,883.1 1,891.0 1,910.0 1,908.8 1,884.8 1,868.7 1,884.3
Aug 1,759.4 1,783.4 1,781.7 1,772.3 1,800.5 1,831.6 1,859.0 1,884.9 1,891.2 1,912.4 1,907.9 1,881.5 1,868.6 1,886.8
Sep 1,758.7 1,785.6 1,781.3 1,772.3 1,802.4 1,834.6 1,861.9 1,886.2 1,891.3 1,914.3 1,907.4 1,878.4 1,868.5 1,889.9
Oct 1,757.8 1,787.3 1,780.9 1,772.5 1,804.6 1,837.3 1,865.0 1,886.9 1,891.4 1,915.9 1,906.8 1,875.3 1,868.9 1,893.3
Nov 1,757.3 1,788.6 1,780.1 1,773.5 1,807.1 1,839.8 1,868.0 1,887.3 1,891.6 1,917.2 1,906.0 1,872.2 1,870.2 1,896.5
Dec 1,757.7 1,789.2 1,778.8 1,775.5 1,809.8 1,841.9 1,870.6 1,887.4 1,892.2 1,918.1 1,904.8 1,869.3 1,872.3 1,899.4
NOTE:  The preliminary estimates of nonfarm employment for December, and the revisions to the estimates for November, reflect changes made in estimation procedures. The changes include the introduction of new top-level sample-based figures into the development of the estimates. In addition, new procedures have been implemented that discount historical month-to-month employment movements and reduce the number of sample responses treated as non-representative. These new procedures are designed to bring the aggregate employment change for all states into closer alignment with the change in national employment reflected in the estimates produced and published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a result of the changes made, at this point in time the November and December 2008 estimates are not totally comparable to previous months' data. This will be resolved with the release of revised (benchmarked) numbers for 2007 and 2008 that will be published in March.
NOTE:  Labor force estimates are a measure of the work status of people who live in Connecticut. Prepared under the direction of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the statewide estimates are the product of a signal-plus noise model, which uses results from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly survey of Connecticut households, counts of claimants for unemployment benefits, and establishment employment estimates. Beginning with the publication of January 2005 data, an improved methodology is being used to develop labor force estimates, by which monthly state model-based employment and unemployment estimates are controlled to add to the national CPS levels. This will ensure that national economic events are reflected in the state estimates, and it will significantly reduce end-of-year revisions. (For more information, please see the Connecticut Economic Digest, December 2004 issue.) Labor force data, reflecting persons employed by place of residence, are not directly comparable to the place-of-work industry employment series. In the labor force estimates, workers involved in labor disputes are counted as employed. The labor force data also includes agricultural workers, unpaid family workers, domestics and the self-employed. Because of these conceptual differences, total labor force employment is almost always different from nonfarm wage and salary employment.
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Month 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Jan 1,748.6 1,768.4 1,762.1 1,759.4 1,789.2 1,777.1 1,778.6 1,812.5 1,843.9 1,872.8 1,887.5 1,893.5 1,918.5 1,903.1 1,866.9 1,875.0 1,904.5
Feb 1,749.4 1,769.1 1,762.4 1,762.3 1,788.8 1,775.4 1,782.4 1,815.1 1,845.9 1,874.4 1,887.8 1,895.4 1,918.1 1,901.0 1,865.4 1,877.6 1,909.9
Mar 1,750.2 1,768.8 1,762.0 1,766.0 1,788.0 1,774.0 1,786.4 1,817.6 1,847.8 1,875.9 1,888.4 1,897.8 1,916.7 1,898.5 1,865.1 1,879.7 1,915.8
Apr 1,750.7 1,767.8 1,761.3 1,769.9 1,786.7 1,773.2 1,790.3 1,820.2 1,849.7 1,877.4 1,889.3 1,900.8 1,914.6 1,895.4 1,865.9 1,881.0 1,920.6
May 1,751.0 1,766.4 1,760.7 1,773.9 1,785.0 1,772.9 1,793.7 1,822.8 1,851.8 1,879.1 1,890.1 1,904.0 1,912.2 1,891.9 1,867.1 1,881.8 1,921.7
Jun 1,751.4 1,764.8 1,760.3 1,777.5 1,783.5 1,772.7 1,796.5 1,825.6 1,854.0 1,881.1 1,890.7 1,907.2 1,910.2 1,888.3 1,868.2 1,882.7 1,918.1
Jul 1,752.4 1,763.1 1,760.0 1,780.7 1,782.3 1,772.5 1,798.7 1,828.6 1,856.4 1,883.1 1,891.0 1,910.0 1,908.8 1,884.8 1,868.7 1,884.3
Aug 1,754.2 1,761.6 1,759.4 1,783.4 1,781.7 1,772.3 1,800.5 1,831.6 1,859.0 1,884.9 1,891.2 1,912.4 1,907.9 1,881.5 1,868.6 1,886.8
Sep 1,756.8 1,760.6 1,758.7 1,785.6 1,781.3 1,772.3 1,802.4 1,834.6 1,861.9 1,886.2 1,891.3 1,914.3 1,907.4 1,878.4 1,868.5 1,889.9
Oct 1,760.0 1,760.4 1,757.8 1,787.3 1,780.9 1,772.5 1,804.6 1,837.3 1,865.0 1,886.9 1,891.4 1,915.9 1,906.8 1,875.3 1,868.9 1,893.3
Nov 1,763.5 1,760.8 1,757.3 1,788.6 1,780.1 1,773.5 1,807.1 1,839.8 1,868.0 1,887.3 1,891.6 1,917.2 1,906.0 1,872.2 1,870.2 1,896.5
Dec 1,766.5 1,761.5 1,757.7 1,789.2 1,778.8 1,775.5 1,809.8 1,841.9 1,870.6 1,887.4 1,892.2 1,918.1 1,904.8 1,869.3 1,872.3 1,899.4
Month 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Jan 1,609.8 1,633.9 1,644.0 1,688.4 1,706.7 1,733.1 1,742.8 1,756.2 1,806.0 1,832.6 1,838.2 1,814.3 1,767.5 1,747.0 1,726.5 1,757.0 1,739.0
Feb 1,612.9 1,631.0 1,646.1 1,692.9 1,707.7 1,733.7 1,741.4 1,758.5 1,811.7 1,834.7 1,835.2 1,812.0 1,763.6 1,744.4 1,728.5 1,757.3 1,737.6
Mar 1,616.8 1,629.2 1,650.5 1,697.0 1,710.7 1,735.3 1,741.6 1,762.0 1,816.6 1,837.2 1,832.4 1,809.3 1,760.1 1,740.9 1,730.9 1,757.8 1,737.0
Apr 1,620.8 1,629.4 1,656.6 1,700.8 1,715.4 1,737.6 1,743.7 1,766.6 1,820.4 1,839.4 1,830.4 1,806.2 1,757.4 1,736.9 1,733.3 1,758.5 1,737.2
May 1,625.0 1,632.0 1,663.4 1,704.0 1,721.0 1,740.3 1,747.3 1,771.8 1,823.3 1,841.1 1,828.6 1,802.9 1,755.4 1,733.0 1,735.7 1,759.0 1,738.1
Jun 1,628.7 1,636.0 1,669.3 1,706.8 1,726.4 1,743.0 1,751.3 1,777.0 1,825.3 1,842.4 1,826.9 1,799.5 1,754.1 1,729.7 1,738.3 1,758.6 1,739.5
Jul 1,631.7 1,640.6 1,673.4 1,708.9 1,730.8 1,745.2 1,754.5 1,781.5 1,826.7 1,843.3 1,825.1 1,795.6 1,753.2 1,727.4 1,741.4 1,757.1 1,741.1
Aug 1,634.2 1,644.2 1,675.7 1,710.3 1,733.6 1,746.7 1,756.2 1,785.1 1,827.8 1,843.8 1,823.0 1,791.2 1,752.4 1,726.0 1,745.1 1,754.4 1,742.8
Sep 1,636.1 1,646.2 1,677.0 1,710.7 1,734.8 1,747.6 1,756.4 1,787.9 1,828.7 1,844.0 1,821.0 1,786.4 1,751.6 1,725.3 1,749.1 1,751.0 1,744.4
Oct 1,637.3 1,646.4 1,678.4 1,710.1 1,734.8 1,747.5 1,755.8 1,790.6 1,829.5 1,843.7 1,819.3 1,781.5 1,750.7 1,724.9 1,752.5 1,747.5 1,745.7
Nov 1,637.6 1,645.3 1,680.7 1,708.8 1,733.9 1,746.6 1,755.1 1,793.7 1,830.2 1,842.7 1,817.7 1,776.5 1,749.9 1,724.8 1,755.0 1,744.1 1,746.7
Dec 1,636.5 1,644.0 1,684.2 1,707.4 1,733.2 1,744.9 1,755.1 1,797.6 1,831.1 1,840.9 1,816.1 1,771.8 1,748.8 1,725.2 1,756.4 1,741.2 1,747.6
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Based on the Local Area Unemployment Statistics model (LAUS - a complex statistical model utilizing residential survey data), the number of Connecticut unemployed, seasonally adjusted, experienced a statistically significant decrease of 4,848 (-4.0%) over the month to 115,158 in April 2015. The number of unemployed state residents has dropped by 9,454 (-7.6%) since May 2014. Connecticut produced another positive month of labor force growth (1,133, 0.1%) for the twentieth consecutive month. Connecticut’s labor force is again at new record all-time high of 1,921,768. (Available state data goes back to 1976). Over the year, labor force growth now measures 39,959 (2.1%, considered statistically significant) and is still holding its best annualized growth pace since the recovery began in February 2010.
Month 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Jan 1,893.5 1,723.6 169.9 1,918.5 1,741.4 177.1 1,903.1 1,745.9 157.2 1,866.9 1,716.5 150.4 1,875.0 1,741.7 133.3 1,904.5 1,784.2 120.2
Feb 1,895.4 1,724.1 171.3 1,918.1 1,741.5 176.5 1,901.0 1,744.2 156.8 1,865.4 1,716.5 148.9 1,877.6 1,746.1 131.6 1,909.9 1,788.0 121.9
Mar 1,897.8 1,725.8 172.0 1,916.7 1,741.4 175.3 1,898.5 1,741.3 157.2 1,865.1 1,717.5 147.6 1,879.7 1,750.2 129.5 1,915.8 1,794.0 121.9
Apr 1,900.8 1,728.4 172.4 1,914.6 1,741.0 173.5 1,895.4 1,737.4 158.0 1,865.9 1,719.5 146.3 1,881.0 1,753.9 127.1 1,920.6 1,800.6 120.0
May 1,904.0 1,731.5 172.5 1,912.2 1,740.8 171.4 1,891.9 1,733.0 159.0 1,867.1 1,722.0 145.2 1,881.8 1,757.2 124.6 1,921.7 1,806.6 115.1
Jun 1,907.2 1,734.5 172.7 1,910.2 1,741.1 169.0 1,888.3 1,728.6 159.7 1,868.2 1,724.3 143.8 1,882.7 1,760.3 122.4 1,918.1 1,809.1 109.0
Jul 1,910.0 1,736.8 173.2 1,908.8 1,742.1 166.7 1,884.8 1,725.0 159.9 1,868.7 1,726.3 142.4 1,884.3 1,763.5 120.9
Aug 1,912.4 1,738.4 174.0 1,907.9 1,743.4 164.5 1,881.5 1,722.3 159.3 1,868.6 1,727.9 140.7 1,886.8 1,766.7 120.0
Sep 1,914.3 1,739.3 175.0 1,907.4 1,744.8 162.5 1,878.4 1,720.4 158.0 1,868.5 1,729.4 139.1 1,889.9 1,770.1 119.8
Oct 1,915.9 1,739.9 176.0 1,906.8 1,746.1 160.8 1,875.3 1,719.1 156.2 1,868.9 1,731.4 137.5 1,893.3 1,773.6 119.7
Nov 1,917.2 1,740.5 176.8 1,906.0 1,746.8 159.3 1,872.2 1,718.0 154.2 1,870.2 1,734.1 136.0 1,896.5 1,776.8 119.7
Dec 1,918.1 1,741.0 177.2 1,904.8 1,746.7 158.0 1,869.3 1,717.1 152.2 1,872.3 1,737.6 134.7 1,899.4 1,779.5 119.9
Month 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Jan 1,777.1 1,684.5 92.7 1,778.6 1,691.7 86.9 1,812.5 1,731.2 81.2 1,843.9 1,764.8 79.1 1,872.8 1,779.5 93.3 1,887.5 1,755.9 131.6
Feb 1,775.4 1,683.7 91.7 1,782.4 1,694.2 88.2 1,815.1 1,735.4 79.7 1,845.9 1,766.7 79.2 1,874.4 1,779.9 94.5 1,887.8 1,751.2 136.6
Mar 1,774.0 1,683.1 90.8 1,786.4 1,697.2 89.2 1,817.6 1,739.1 78.5 1,847.8 1,768.4 79.4 1,875.9 1,779.9 96.0 1,888.4 1,746.9 141.5
Apr 1,773.2 1,683.1 90.0 1,790.3 1,700.4 89.8 1,820.2 1,742.2 77.9 1,849.7 1,770.0 79.8 1,877.4 1,779.3 98.1 1,889.3 1,743.3 145.9
May 1,772.9 1,683.7 89.2 1,793.7 1,703.8 89.9 1,822.8 1,744.9 78.0 1,851.8 1,771.5 80.2 1,879.1 1,778.3 100.8 1,890.1 1,740.3 149.8
Jun 1,772.7 1,684.5 88.1 1,796.5 1,706.9 89.6 1,825.6 1,747.2 78.4 1,854.0 1,773.0 81.0 1,881.1 1,776.9 104.2 1,890.7 1,737.7 153.0
Jul 1,772.5 1,685.5 87.0 1,798.7 1,709.7 88.9 1,828.6 1,749.5 79.0 1,856.4 1,774.2 82.2 1,883.1 1,775.2 107.9 1,891.0 1,735.3 155.7
Aug 1,772.3 1,686.4 85.9 1,800.5 1,712.4 88.1 1,831.6 1,752.1 79.5 1,859.0 1,775.1 83.9 1,884.9 1,773.3 111.6 1,891.2 1,733.0 158.2
Sep 1,772.3 1,687.2 85.1 1,802.4 1,715.4 87.1 1,834.6 1,754.8 79.8 1,861.9 1,776.0 85.8 1,886.2 1,770.9 115.3 1,891.3 1,730.7 160.7
Oct 1,772.5 1,687.8 84.7 1,804.6 1,718.7 85.9 1,837.3 1,757.5 79.8 1,865.0 1,776.9 88.0 1,886.9 1,768.1 118.9 1,891.4 1,728.2 163.2
Nov 1,773.5 1,688.6 84.9 1,807.1 1,722.6 84.5 1,839.8 1,760.2 79.5 1,868.0 1,777.8 90.1 1,887.3 1,764.6 122.7 1,891.6 1,725.8 165.7
Dec 1,775.5 1,689.8 85.7 1,809.8 1,726.9 82.9 1,841.9 1,762.7 79.3 1,870.6 1,778.7 91.9 1,887.4 1,760.5 126.9 1,892.2 1,724.2 168.0
Month 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Jan 1,739.0 1,670.4 68.6 1,748.6 1,696.5 52.0 1,768.4 1,719.0 49.4 1,762.1 1,716.9 45.2 1,759.4 1,699.0 60.4 1,789.2 1,693.7 95.5
Feb 1,737.6 1,671.3 66.3 1,749.4 1,697.7 51.7 1,769.1 1,721.7 47.4 1,762.4 1,714.1 48.3 1,762.3 1,699.7 62.6 1,788.8 1,692.3 96.4
Mar 1,737.0 1,672.9 64.1 1,750.2 1,698.6 51.6 1,768.8 1,723.5 45.3 1,762.0 1,711.1 51.0 1,766.0 1,700.5 65.5 1,788.0 1,690.9 97.1
Apr 1,737.2 1,675.1 62.2 1,750.7 1,699.5 51.2 1,767.8 1,724.3 43.5 1,761.3 1,708.1 53.2 1,769.9 1,701.3 68.7 1,786.7 1,689.2 97.5
May 1,738.1 1,677.6 60.5 1,751.0 1,700.7 50.3 1,766.4 1,724.3 42.1 1,760.7 1,705.6 55.1 1,773.9 1,701.8 72.1 1,785.0 1,687.3 97.7
Jun 1,739.5 1,680.2 59.3 1,751.4 1,702.1 49.4 1,764.8 1,723.9 40.9 1,760.3 1,703.7 56.5 1,777.5 1,701.9 75.6 1,783.5 1,685.7 97.8
Jul 1,741.1 1,682.7 58.4 1,752.4 1,703.7 48.7 1,763.1 1,723.2 39.8 1,760.0 1,702.4 57.5 1,780.7 1,701.5 79.1 1,782.3 1,684.6 97.7
Aug 1,742.8 1,685.2 57.6 1,754.2 1,705.4 48.8 1,761.6 1,722.7 38.9 1,759.4 1,701.4 58.1 1,783.4 1,700.7 82.7 1,781.7 1,684.3 97.4
Sep 1,744.4 1,687.7 56.7 1,756.8 1,707.4 49.4 1,760.6 1,722.2 38.4 1,758.7 1,700.4 58.2 1,785.6 1,699.5 86.0 1,781.3 1,684.5 96.8
Oct 1,745.7 1,690.2 55.5 1,760.0 1,709.8 50.3 1,760.4 1,721.7 38.7 1,757.8 1,699.6 58.2 1,787.3 1,698.1 89.2 1,780.9 1,684.9 96.0
Nov 1,746.7 1,692.6 54.0 1,763.5 1,712.6 50.9 1,760.8 1,720.7 40.0 1,757.3 1,699.0 58.3 1,788.6 1,696.6 91.9 1,780.1 1,685.2 94.9
Dec 1,747.6 1,694.8 52.8 1,766.5 1,715.8 50.6 1,761.5 1,719.1 42.3 1,757.7 1,698.8 59.0 1,789.2 1,695.2 94.0 1,778.8 1,685.0 93.8
Month 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Jan 1,838.2 1,700.3 137.9 1,814.3 1,677.7 136.6 1,767.5 1,668.0 99.5 1,747.0 1,649.4 97.6 1,726.5 1,634.7 91.8 1,757.0 1,656.2 100.8
Feb 1,835.2 1,697.0 138.2 1,812.0 1,677.6 134.4 1,763.6 1,665.1 98.4 1,744.4 1,646.9 97.4 1,728.5 1,636.2 92.4 1,757.3 1,657.9 99.4
Mar 1,832.4 1,694.3 138.1 1,809.3 1,677.8 131.5 1,760.1 1,662.5 97.7 1,740.9 1,643.6 97.3 1,730.9 1,638.1 92.8 1,757.8 1,660.2 97.6
Apr 1,830.4 1,692.3 138.0 1,806.2 1,678.2 128.0 1,757.4 1,660.0 97.3 1,736.9 1,639.8 97.1 1,733.3 1,640.2 93.1 1,758.5 1,663.0 95.5
May 1,828.6 1,690.7 137.9 1,802.9 1,678.7 124.3 1,755.4 1,658.0 97.4 1,733.0 1,636.1 96.9 1,735.7 1,642.4 93.3 1,759.0 1,665.8 93.2
Jun 1,826.9 1,689.2 137.8 1,799.5 1,679.0 120.5 1,754.1 1,656.3 97.8 1,729.7 1,633.4 96.3 1,738.3 1,644.5 93.8 1,758.6 1,668.1 90.5
Jul 1,825.1 1,687.4 137.7 1,795.6 1,679.0 116.6 1,753.2 1,654.8 98.4 1,727.4 1,632.0 95.4 1,741.4 1,646.7 94.7 1,757.1 1,669.6 87.5
Aug 1,823.0 1,685.1 137.9 1,791.2 1,678.5 112.7 1,752.4 1,653.5 98.9 1,726.0 1,631.8 94.2 1,745.1 1,649.0 96.2 1,754.4 1,670.4 84.1
Sep 1,821.0 1,682.8 138.2 1,786.4 1,677.5 109.0 1,751.6 1,652.5 99.1 1,725.3 1,632.2 93.1 1,749.1 1,651.0 98.0 1,751.0 1,670.6 80.5
Oct 1,819.3 1,680.8 138.5 1,781.5 1,675.8 105.7 1,750.7 1,651.8 98.9 1,724.9 1,632.7 92.2 1,752.5 1,652.7 99.8 1,747.5 1,670.5 77.0
Nov 1,817.7 1,679.2 138.5 1,776.5 1,673.4 103.1 1,749.9 1,651.4 98.4 1,724.8 1,633.2 91.6 1,755.0 1,653.9 101.1 1,744.1 1,670.2 73.9
Dec 1,816.1 1,678.1 138.0 1,771.8 1,670.8 101.1 1,748.8 1,650.8 98.0 1,725.2 1,633.7 91.5 1,756.4 1,655.0 101.4 1,741.2 1,670.1 71.1
Month 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Jan 1,706.7 1,640.6 66.2 1,733.1 1,670.1 62.9 1,742.8 1,693.3 49.5 1,756.2 1,704.1 52.1 1,806.0 1,719.4 86.6 1,832.6 1,731.0 101.6
Feb 1,707.7 1,642.5 65.2 1,733.7 1,672.1 61.6 1,741.4 1,693.5 47.9 1,758.5 1,705.5 53.0 1,811.7 1,722.5 89.2 1,834.7 1,730.3 104.4
Mar 1,710.7 1,645.7 65.0 1,735.3 1,675.2 60.1 1,741.6 1,694.3 47.3 1,762.0 1,707.4 54.6 1,816.6 1,725.5 91.1 1,837.2 1,729.2 108.0
Apr 1,715.4 1,650.1 65.3 1,737.6 1,679.1 58.5 1,743.7 1,695.7 48.0 1,766.6 1,709.7 56.9 1,820.4 1,728.0 92.4 1,839.4 1,727.2 112.1
May 1,721.0 1,655.2 65.8 1,740.3 1,683.3 57.0 1,747.3 1,697.9 49.4 1,771.8 1,712.2 59.6 1,823.3 1,730.2 93.1 1,841.1 1,724.6 116.5
Jun 1,726.4 1,660.5 66.0 1,743.0 1,687.3 55.7 1,751.3 1,700.3 51.0 1,777.0 1,714.4 62.6 1,825.3 1,731.7 93.6 1,842.4 1,721.5 120.8
Jul 1,730.8 1,664.8 66.0 1,745.2 1,690.3 54.9 1,754.5 1,702.3 52.2 1,781.5 1,716.0 65.6 1,826.7 1,732.6 94.1 1,843.3 1,718.4 124.9
Aug 1,733.6 1,667.8 65.9 1,746.7 1,692.2 54.5 1,756.2 1,703.4 52.9 1,785.1 1,716.6 68.5 1,827.8 1,733.1 94.7 1,843.8 1,715.3 128.5
Sep 1,734.8 1,669.1 65.7 1,747.6 1,693.2 54.4 1,756.4 1,703.5 52.9 1,787.9 1,716.3 71.6 1,828.7 1,733.0 95.7 1,844.0 1,712.5 131.4
Oct 1,734.8 1,669.3 65.5 1,747.5 1,693.4 54.1 1,755.8 1,703.1 52.6 1,790.6 1,715.8 74.8 1,829.5 1,732.5 96.9 1,843.7 1,709.8 133.9
Nov 1,733.9 1,668.9 65.0 1,746.6 1,693.4 53.2 1,755.1 1,702.9 52.2 1,793.7 1,715.8 78.0 1,830.2 1,732.0 98.2 1,842.7 1,706.9 135.8
Dec 1,733.2 1,669.0 64.1 1,744.9 1,693.4 51.5 1,755.1 1,703.2 51.9 1,797.6 1,716.5 81.1 1,831.1 1,731.5 99.7 1,840.9 1,703.7 137.2
Month 1982 1983 1984 1985
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Labor
Force
Residents
Employed
Residents
Unemp.
Jan 1,609.8 1,503.9 105.8 1,633.9 1,517.0 116.9 1,644.0 1,564.8 79.1 1,688.4 1,607.9 80.6
Feb 1,612.9 1,505.2 107.7 1,631.0 1,517.2 113.8 1,646.1 1,569.0 77.1 1,692.9 1,611.4 81.5
Mar 1,616.8 1,507.7 109.1 1,629.2 1,519.7 109.5 1,650.5 1,575.0 75.4 1,697.0 1,614.7 82.3
Apr 1,620.8 1,511.0 109.8 1,629.4 1,524.9 104.6 1,656.6 1,582.2 74.5 1,700.8 1,617.9 82.8
May 1,625.0 1,514.9 110.1 1,632.0 1,532.2 99.8 1,663.4 1,589.3 74.1 1,704.0 1,621.1 82.9
Jun 1,628.7 1,518.6 110.0 1,636.0 1,540.6 95.4 1,669.3 1,595.4 74.0 1,706.8 1,624.4 82.4
Jul 1,631.7 1,521.6 110.1 1,640.6 1,548.6 91.9 1,673.4 1,599.3 74.1 1,708.9 1,627.8 81.1
Aug 1,634.2 1,523.3 110.9 1,644.2 1,555.0 89.2 1,675.7 1,601.2 74.5 1,710.3 1,631.1 79.2
Sep 1,636.1 1,523.5 112.6 1,646.2 1,559.1 87.1 1,677.0 1,601.6 75.4 1,710.7 1,634.1 76.5
Oct 1,637.3 1,522.4 115.0 1,646.4 1,561.1 85.3 1,678.4 1,601.6 76.8 1,710.1 1,636.5 73.5
Nov 1,637.6 1,520.5 117.1 1,645.3 1,561.9 83.4 1,680.7 1,602.4 78.3 1,708.8 1,638.2 70.6
Dec 1,636.5 1,518.5 118.0 1,644.0 1,562.7 81.3 1,684.2 1,604.7 79.6 1,707.4 1,639.3 68.1
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Jan 1,716.9 1,699.0 1,693.7 1,684.5 1,691.7 1,731.2 1,764.8 1,779.5 1,755.9 1,723.6 1,741.4 1,745.9 1,716.5 1,741.7 1,784.2
Feb 1,714.1 1,699.7 1,692.3 1,683.7 1,694.2 1,735.4 1,766.7 1,779.9 1,751.2 1,724.1 1,741.5 1,744.2 1,716.5 1,746.1 1,788.0
Mar 1,711.1 1,700.5 1,690.9 1,683.1 1,697.2 1,739.1 1,768.4 1,779.9 1,746.9 1,725.8 1,741.4 1,741.3 1,717.5 1,750.2 1,794.0
Apr 1,708.1 1,701.3 1,689.2 1,683.1 1,700.4 1,742.2 1,770.0 1,779.3 1,743.3 1,728.4 1,741.0 1,737.4 1,719.5 1,753.9 1,800.6
May 1,705.6 1,701.8 1,687.3 1,683.7 1,703.8 1,744.9 1,771.5 1,778.3 1,740.3 1,731.5 1,740.8 1,733.0 1,722.0 1,757.2 1,806.6
Jun 1,703.7 1,701.9 1,685.7 1,684.5 1,706.9 1,747.2 1,773.0 1,776.9 1,737.7 1,734.5 1,741.1 1,728.6 1,724.3 1,760.3 1,809.1
Jul 1,702.4 1,701.5 1,684.6 1,685.5 1,709.7 1,749.5 1,774.2 1,775.2 1,735.3 1,736.8 1,742.1 1,725.0 1,726.3 1,763.5
Aug 1,701.4 1,700.7 1,684.3 1,686.4 1,712.4 1,752.1 1,775.1 1,773.3 1,733.0 1,738.4 1,743.4 1,722.3 1,727.9 1,766.7
Sep 1,700.4 1,699.5 1,684.5 1,687.2 1,715.4 1,754.8 1,776.0 1,770.9 1,730.7 1,739.3 1,744.8 1,720.4 1,729.4 1,770.1
Oct 1,699.6 1,698.1 1,684.9 1,687.8 1,718.7 1,757.5 1,776.9 1,768.1 1,728.2 1,739.9 1,746.1 1,719.1 1,731.4 1,773.6
Nov 1,699.0 1,696.6 1,685.2 1,688.6 1,722.6 1,760.2 1,777.8 1,764.6 1,725.8 1,740.5 1,746.8 1,718.0 1,734.1 1,776.8
Dec 1,698.8 1,695.2 1,685.0 1,689.8 1,726.9 1,762.7 1,778.7 1,760.5 1,724.2 1,741.0 1,746.7 1,717.1 1,737.6 1,779.5
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