Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment

Data Availability

Annual average subnational data from the Current Population Survey (CPS) similar to some of the national data in the labor force (LF) series. These data are provided on the employed and unemployed by selected demographic and economic characteristics. The data are available on an annual average basis for census regions and divisions, the 50 states and the District of Columbia, 50 large metropolitan areas (MAs), and 17 central cities. A subset of these data, employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex, age, race, and Hispanic origin and employment by occupation are available for the states, from the Labstat GPS series. (Labor force levels have been unavailable for MAs and cities since 1992 due to various technical issues.) 1976 was the first year in which annual average CPS data were available for all states.

Last Modified Date: October 16, 2001

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