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The unemployment rate in Massachusetts is 6.8 as of January 2014. The national unemployment rate is 6.7 percent.
Unemployment rates in the state have decreased since October of the previous year (2013).
Fluctuation of unemployment rates through the last years:
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*Data in percent reflects revised population controls, model re-estimation and new seasonal adjustment.
The civilian labor force in Massachusetts is currently 3,485.5 with 3,248.4 employment and 237.1 of unemployment. The labor force has remained stable through the last years. Check the data provided below:
*Number of individuals in thousands. Data reflects revised population controls, model re-estimation and new seasonal adjustment.
In terms of employment areas, these are the latest statistics regarding nonfarm wage and salary employment (January 2014):
* Data provided by The Bureau of Labor Statistics, preliminary, number of jobs in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
If you have any questions, contact the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at:
New England Information Office
JFK Federal Building, suite E-310
Boston, MA 02203
You can also contact the Bureau online at: http://data.bls.gov/.
For more information, visit: http://www.bls.gov/.
To contact the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development call 617-626-7122.