Updated Data: Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment

Three datasets in the Income Security & Labor category now reflect the latest annual data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are current through 2011:

  • Employment: All persons working or temporarily absent from a job. Available at the state level.
  • Unemployment: People in the labor force who are laid off and/or actively seeking work. Available for states and counties.
  • Labor Force Participation: The population of non-institutional civilians who are working, looking for work, or intending to return to work after time off. Available at the state level.