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Labor Force / Unemployment



Pickens County Annual and Monthly Labor Force / Unemployment 2016

Year  
Period Labor Force
Employment Unemployment 
Unemployment Rate 
2016 
Jan
56,132 53,062 3,070 5.5
2016
Feb 56,715 53,646 3,069 5.4
2016 
Mar 
57,323 54,115 3,208 5.6
2016 
Apr 
56,978 54,043 2,935 5.2

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, SC Dept of Employment & Workforce

Pickens County Annual and Monthly Labor Force / Unemployment 2015

Year 
Period Labor Force
Employment Unemployment
Unemployment Rate
2015 
Jan
55,009
51,472
3,537
6.4
2015 
Feb 55,387
51,945
3,442
6.5
2015 
Mar
55,546
52,249
3,297
5.9
2015 
Apr
56,256
52,973
3,283
5.8
2015 
May 56,427
52,872
3,555
6.3
2015 
Jun    56,865
53,040
3,825
6.7
2015
Jul 56,696
53,031
3,665
6.5
2015
Aug 56,244
52,836
3,408
6.1
2015 Sept 56,098
52,938 3,160 5.6
2015
Oct 56,402
53,408 2,944 5.3
2015 Nov 56,084
53,254
2,830 5.0
2015
Dec 56,401
53,560 2,841 5.0
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, SC Dept of Employment & Workforce

Pickens County Annual and Monthly Labor Force / Unemployment 2014

Year  Period Labor Force  Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
2014
Jan  56,842
53,808
3,034
5.3
2014
Feb  57,174
54,176
2,998
5.2
2014
Mar  57,445
54,584
2,861
5.0
2014
Apr 57,432
54,787
2,645
4.6
2014
May 58,042
55,135
2,907
5.0
2014
Jun  58,741
55,075
3,666
6.2
2014
Jul  58,693
54,878
3,815
6.5
2014
Aug  58,582
54,668
3,914
6.7
2014
Sep 58,319
54,741
3,578
6.1
2014
Oct 58,594
55,156
3,438
5.9
2014
Nov  58,336
55,032
3,304
5.7
2014 Dec 58,024 54,842 3,182 5.5

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, SC Dept of Employment & Workforce

Historical Labor Force and Unemployment Data

Labor Draw Area1 Annual and Monthly Labor Force / Unemployment 2016

 Year Period Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
2016 
Jan 434,210
412,616 21,594 5.4
2016 
Feb  438,488 416,809 21,679 5.4
2016 
Mar  443,177 420,840 22,337 5.4
2016 
Apr  441,213 420,635 20,578 4.9
Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, SC Dept of Employment & Workforce, LEAD (Labor & Economic Analysis Division) of the North Carolina Department of Commerce
1Labor Draw Area includes Pickens County, Oconee County, Anderson County, Greenville County and Transylvania County, NC.

Labor Draw Area1 Annual and Monthly Labor Force / Unemployment 2015

 Year Period Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
2015
Jan 422,698
397,639
25,059
6.2
2015
Feb  425,689
400,906
24,783
6.1
2015
Mar  426,321
403,136
23,185
5.6
2015
Apr  431,835
408,806
23,029
5.4
2015
May  428,605
403,452
25,153
6.0
2015
Jun  436,899
410,785
26,114
6.2
2015
Jul 435,264
410,464
24,800
6.0
2015 Aug 432,178
408,735
23,443               
5.7
2015 Sep 431,205
409,028
22,177
5.3
2015 Oct
433,573
412,239
21,334
5.1
2015 Nov 430,673
410,828
19,845
4.9
2015 Dec 433,234
413,298
19,936
 4.9

Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, SC Dept of Employment & Workforce, LEAD (Labor & Economic Analysis Division) of the North Carolina Department of Commerce
1Labor Draw Area includes Pickens County, Oconee County, Anderson County, Greenville County and Transylvania County, NC.

Labor Draw Area1 Annual and Monthly Labor Force / Unemployment 2014

Year  Period Labor force Employment Unemployment  Unemployment Rate
2014
Jan  416,171
394,035
22,136
5.9
2014
Feb  418,317
396,386
21,931
5.8
2014
Mar 421,232
400,056
21,176
5.5
2014
Apr  421,023
401,836
19,187
4.9
2014
May  425,782
404,146
21,636
5.4
2014
Jun  429,802
404,536
25,266
6.1
2014
Jul  428,390
402,721
25,669
6.3
2014
Aug 428,235
400,984
27,251
6.6
2014
Sep  427,462
402,278
25,184
6.0
2014
Oct  428,714
404,618
24,096
5.7
2014
Nov  427,328
403,798
23,530
5.6
2014
Dec  424,967
402,294
22,673
5.5

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, SC Dept of Employment & Workforce, LEAD (Labor & Economic Analysis Division) of the North Carolina Department of Commerce
1Labor Draw Area includes Pickens County, Oconee County, Anderson County, Greenville County and Transylvania County, NC.

 

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