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

Northeast

28,286,895 28,487,490 28,277,577 28,621,342 1,722,103 1,459,313 1,616,436 1,472,256 6.1 5.1 5.7 5.1

New England

7,745,475 7,727,068 7,747,804 7,770,296 443,429 377,871 419,866 376,870 5.7 4.9 5.4 4.9

Middle Atlantic

20,541,420 20,760,422 20,529,773 20,851,046 1,278,674 1,081,442 1,196,570 1,095,386 6.2 5.2 5.8 5.3

South

56,968,481 57,720,020 57,071,289 58,002,006 3,152,296 2,892,488 3,016,757 2,852,091 5.5 5.0 5.3 4.9

South Atlantic

30,303,948 30,647,971 30,353,124 30,828,194 1,763,352 1,574,046 1,681,622 1,541,573 5.8 5.1 5.5 5.0

East South Central

8,369,480 8,509,401 8,389,060 8,517,358 511,936 480,306 488,758 448,412 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.3

West South Central

18,295,053 18,562,648 18,329,105 18,656,454 877,008 838,136 846,377 862,106 4.8 4.5 4.6 4.6

Midwest

34,259,770 34,830,758 34,278,291 34,950,251 1,902,795 1,868,288 1,806,360 1,832,367 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.2

East North Central

23,141,023 23,544,701 23,134,675 23,656,734 1,373,906 1,372,027 1,294,145 1,345,822 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.7

West North Central

11,118,747 11,286,057 11,143,616 11,293,517 528,889 496,261 512,215 486,545 4.8 4.4 4.6 4.3

West

36,805,993 37,240,768 36,793,100 37,280,463 2,323,722 1,998,453 2,247,649 1,959,598 6.3 5.4 6.1 5.3

Mountain

11,347,967 11,525,789 11,344,817 11,560,316 625,209 536,808 607,431 538,795 5.5 4.7 5.4 4.7

Pacific

25,458,026 25,714,979 25,448,283 25,720,147 1,698,513 1,461,645 1,640,218 1,420,803 6.7 5.7 6.4 5.5

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: April 15, 2016
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