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Workforce Statistics

Current Workforce Stats

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate

Alabama

2,159,442

2,018,340

141,102

6.5%

Choctaw County

4,419

3,985

434

9.8%

Clarke County

8,161

7,108

1,053

12.9%

Conecuh County

4,845

4,387

458

9.5%

Escambia County

14,373

13,263

1,110

7.7%

Monroe County

7,471

6,673

798

10.7%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor. Based on August 2015 data.

2014 Average Workforce Stats

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate

Alabama

2,137,061

1,994,112

142,948

6.7%

Choctaw County

4,570

4,164

406

8.9%

Clarke County

8,058

7,048

1,010

12.5%

Conecuh County

4,620

4,123

497

10.8%

Escambia County

14,066

12,899

1,167

8.3%

Monroe County

7,457

6,606

851

11.4%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor, 2014.

Regional Workforce

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate

Baldwin County

87,831

82,883

4,948

5.6%

Choctaw County

4,419

3,985

434

9.8% 

Clarke County

8,161

7,108

1,053

12.9%

Conecuh County

4,845

4,387

458

9.5%

Escambia County

14,373

13,263

1,110

7.7%

Mobile County

181,861

167,989

13,872

7.6%

Monroe County

7,471

6,673

798

10.7%

Washington County

6,612

5,968

644

9.7%

Area Totals:

301,606

285,247

22,104

7.7%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor. Based on August 2015 data.

Underemployment

 

RateWorkers

Region 9

24.5

316,005

Choctaw County

26.7

4,455

Clarke County

30.4

7,974

Conecuh County

25.6

4,634

Escambia County

15.9

14,180

Monroe County

28.2

7,431

Note: Rounding errors may be present. Based on April 2015 labor force data and 2014 underemployment rates. Region 9 includes Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington Counties.

Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. This information was included in the 2014 State of the Workforce Report VIII: Region 9

CONTACT US

Trustmark Bank Building · 60 Hines Street, Suite 200 · Monroeville, AL 36460
251-248-2143 · USA: 800-915-6576 · contact@coastalgatewayeda.com

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