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Historical Labor Force/Unemployment Data for
UNITED STATES
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NOTE: Some annual numbers have been revised based on more current information.
Data below released 12/20/13
Latest data for the U.S. only >click here
 

..................................................MOST RECENT 13 MOS.......................

MONTH
2012 November
December
2013 January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
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LAST 12 MONTH AVG
LABOR FORCE
154,953,000
154,904,000
154,794,000
154,727,000
154,512,000
154,739,000
155,734,000
157,089,000
157,196,000
155,971,000
155,536,000
154,918,000
155,046,000
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155,430,500
EMPLOYED
143,549,000
143,060,000
141,614,000
142,228,000
142,698,000
143,724,000
144,432,000
144,841,000
145,113,000
144,509,000
144,651,000
144,144,000
144,775,000
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143,815,750
UNEMPLOYED
11,404,000
11,844,000
13,181,000
12,500,000
11,815,000
11,014,000
11,302,000
12,248,000
12,083,000
11,462,000
10,885,000
10,773,000
10,271,000
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11,614,833
UNEMP RATE
7.4%
7.6%
8.5%
8.1%
7.6%
7.1%
7.3%
7.8%
7.7%
7.3%
7.0%
7.0%
6.6%
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7.5%
*S.A. RATE
8.2%
7.9%
7.8%
7.8%
7.9%
7.7%
7.6%
7.5%
7.6%
7.4%
7.3%
7.4%
7.3%

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Data above are 2012 Benchmark.  Latest month data is preliminary, month earlier is revised.

* S.A. -- seasonally adjusted unemployment rate..
For the most recent BLS U.S. employment situation news release click here.

NOTE:Due to an expansion in the Current Population Survey (CPS), mandated by Congress, estimates for
year 2001 and later at both the state and substate levels may not be fully comparable with
those of earlier periods.

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UNITED STATES BACK THROUGH 1980
YEAR
2013 YTD Average
LABOR FORCE
155,478,364
EMPLOYED
143,884,455
UNEMPLOYED
11,594,000
UNEMP RATE
7.5%
  
YEAR.............LABOR FORCE.......EMPLOYED......UNEMPLOYED......UNEMP RATE

2012             154,975,000      142,469,000   12,506,000         8.1%
2011             153,617,000      139,869,000   13,747,000         8.9%
2010             153,889,000      139,064,000   14,825,000         9.6%
2009             154,142,000      139,877,000   14,265,000         9.3%
2008             154,287,000      145,362,000    8,924,000         5.8%
2007             153,124,000      146,047,000    7,078,000         4.6%
2006             151,428,000      144,427,000    7,001,000         4.6%
2005             149,320,000      141,730,000    7,591,000         5.1%
2004             147,401,000      139,252,000    8,149,000         5.5%
2003             146,510,000      137,736,000    8,774,000         6.0%
2002             144,863,000      136,485,000    8,378,000         5.8%
2001             143,734,000      136,933,000    6,801,000         4.7%
2000             142,583,000      136,891,000    5,692,000         4.0%
1999             139,368,000      133,488,000    5,880,000         4.2%
1998             137,673,000      131,463,000    6,210,000         4.5%
1997             136,297,000      129,558,000    6,739,000         4.9%
1996             133,943,000      126,708,000    7,236,000         5.4%
1995             132,304,000      124,900,000    7,404,000         5.6%
1994             131,056,000      123,060,000    7,996,000         6.1%
1993             129,200,000      120,259,000    8,940,000         6.9%
1992             128,105,000      118,492,000    9,613,000         7.5%
1991             126,346,000      117,718,000    8,628,000         6.8%
1990             125,840,000      118,793,000    7,047,000         5.6%
1989             123,869,000      117,342,000    6,528,000         5.3%
1988             121,669,000      114,968,000    6,701,000         5.5%
1987             119,865,000      112,440,000    7,425,000         6.2%
1986             117,834,000      109,597,000    8,237,000         7.0%
1985             115,462,000      107,150,000    8,312,000         7.2%
1984             113,544,000      105,005,000    8,539,000         7.5%
1983             111,551,000      100,834,000   10,717,000         9.6%
1982             110,204,000       99,526,000   10,678,000         9.7%
1981             108,670,000      100,397,000    8,273,000         7.6%
1980             106,940,000       99,303,000    7,637,000         7.1%
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Source: Research and Analysis Unit, Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development  
Data above provided by Bruce F. Bendull, Regional Analyst: Phone 219 762-2705; Fax 219 763-3061  
10BM = 2010 Benchmark, etc.  Above data are estimates using Federal procedures. 
Unemployment rates are computed from unrounded data.
Local Areas' Labor Force Data:
 Indiana | Jasper | Lake | LaPorte | Newton | Porter | Pulaski | Starke | St.Joseph | Elkhart | Marshall | Kosciusko
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