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Foster Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
1990 - Present
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Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
May 2017 2,814 2,721 93 3.3
April 2017 2,793 2,681 112 4.0
March 2017 2,805 2,669 136 4.8
February 2017 2,815 2,665 150 5.3
January 2017 2,877 2,725 152 5.3
Annual Average 2016 2,872 2,738 134 4.7
December 2016 2,879 2,770 109 3.8
November 2016 2,900 2,794 106 3.7
October 2016 2,911 2,806 105 3.6
September 2016 2,852 2,737 115 4.0
August 2016 2,919 2,784 135 4.6
July 2016 2,928 2,788 140 4.8
June 2016 2,877 2,756 121 4.2
May 2016 2,835 2,713 122 4.3
April 2016 2,793 2,672 121 4.3
March 2016 2,817 2,657 160 5.7
February 2016 2,853 2,673 180 6.3
January 2016 2,897 2,709 188 6.5
Annual Average 2015 2,901 2,737 164 5.7
December 2015 2,922 2,774 148 5.1
November 2015 2,952 2,813 139 4.7
October 2015 2,932 2,799 133 4.5
September 2015 2,883 2,750 133 4.6
August 2015 2,972 2,809 163 5.5
July 2015 2,952 2,792 160 5.4
June 2015 2,898 2,756 142 4.9
May 2015 2,847 2,689 158 5.5
April 2015 2,850 2,687 163 5.7
March 2015 2,872 2,665 207 7.2
February 2015 2,862 2,648 214 7.5
January 2015 2,873 2,663 210 7.3
Annual Average 2014 2,885 2,674 211 7.3
December 2014 2,890 2,717 173 6.0
November 2014 2,919 2,743 176 6.0
October 2014 2,909 2,736 173 5.9
September 2014 2,902 2,723 179 6.2
August 2014 2,956 2,750 206 7.0
July 2014 2,920 2,708 212 7.3
June 2014 2,865 2,670 195 6.8
May 2014 2,807 2,605 202 7.2
April 2014 2,864 2,652 212 7.4
March 2014 2,863 2,608 255 8.9
February 2014 2,855 2,586 269 9.4
January 2014 2,862 2,586 276 9.6
Annual Average 2013 2,872 2,608 264 9.2
December 2013 2,874 2,635 239 8.3
November 2013 2,896 2,655 241 8.3
October 2013 2,878 2,648 230 8.0
September 2013 2,873 2,641 232 8.1
August 2013 2,899 2,646 253 8.7
July 2013 2,881 2,620 261 9.1
June 2013 2,852 2,601 251 8.8
May 2013 2,830 2,570 260 9.2
April 2013 2,851 2,590 261 9.2
March 2013 2,877 2,577 300 10.4
February 2013 2,890 2,571 319 11.0
January 2013 2,865 2,541 324 11.3
Annual Average 2012 2,876 2,577 299 10.4
December 2012 2,848 2,582 266 9.3
November 2012 2,870 2,601 269 9.4
October 2012 2,862 2,608 254 8.9
September 2012 2,888 2,621 267 9.2
August 2012 2,902 2,608 294 10.1
July 2012 2,897 2,589 308 10.6
June 2012 2,874 2,585 289 10.1
May 2012 2,852 2,561 291 10.2
April 2012 2,853 2,562 291 10.2
March 2012 2,883 2,549 334 11.6
February 2012 2,919 2,553 366 12.5
January 2012 2,859 2,499 360 12.6
Annual Average 2011 2,871 2,544 327 11.4
December 2011 2,868 2,547 321 11.2
November 2011 2,864 2,557 307 10.7
October 2011 2,835 2,533 302 10.7
September 2011 2,864 2,555 309 10.8
August 2011 2,902 2,571 331 11.4
July 2011 2,907 2,564 343 11.8
June 2011 2,886 2,572 314 10.9
May 2011 2,863 2,540 323 11.3
April 2011 2,842 2,527 315 11.1
March 2011 2,862 2,514 348 12.2
February 2011 2,880 2,527 353 12.3
January 2011 2,885 2,524 361 12.5
Annual Average 2010 2,861 2,545 316 11.0
December 2010 2,895 2,583 312 10.8
November 2010 2,931 2,614 317 10.8
October 2010 2,882 2,581 301 10.4
September 2010 2,887 2,579 308 10.7
August 2010 2,892 2,565 327 11.3
July 2010 2,883 2,564 319 11.1
June 2010 2,852 2,550 302 10.6
May 2010 2,830 2,514 316 11.2
April 2010 2,800 2,495 305 10.9
March 2010 2,790 2,477 313 11.2
February 2010 2,832 2,501 331 11.7
January 2010 2,864 2,521 343 12.0
Annual Average 2009 2,746 2,437 309 11.3
December 2009 2,751 2,442 309 11.2
November 2009 2,741 2,453 288 10.5
October 2009 2,724 2,441 283 10.4
September 2009 2,715 2,435 280 10.3
August 2009 2,763 2,445 318 11.5
July 2009 2,783 2,449 334 12.0
June 2009 2,736 2,450 286 10.5
May 2009 2,709 2,420 289 10.7
April 2009 2,742 2,423 319 11.6
March 2009 2,762 2,417 345 12.5
February 2009 2,760 2,430 330 12.0
January 2009 2,769 2,437 332 12.0
Annual Average 2008 2,732 2,525 207 7.6
December 2008 2,722 2,487 235 8.6
November 2008 2,719 2,508 211 7.8
October 2008 2,703 2,510 193 7.1
September 2008 2,706 2,516 190 7.0
August 2008 2,751 2,531 220 8.0
July 2008 2,750 2,539 211 7.7
June 2008 2,727 2,549 178 6.5
May 2008 2,687 2,524 163 6.1
April 2008 2,708 2,533 175 6.5
March 2008 2,755 2,526 229 8.3
February 2008 2,773 2,535 238 8.6
January 2008 2,784 2,540 244 8.8
Annual Average 2007 2,753 2,598 155 5.6
December 2007 2,742 2,584 158 5.8
November 2007 2,729 2,602 127 4.7
October 2007 2,732 2,597 135 4.9
September 2007 2,736 2,597 139 5.1
August 2007 2,781 2,612 169 6.1
July 2007 2,793 2,621 172 6.2
June 2007 2,745 2,623 122 4.4
May 2007 2,745 2,593 152 5.5
April 2007 2,743 2,592 151 5.5
March 2007 2,747 2,582 165 6.0
February 2007 2,768 2,584 184 6.6
January 2007 2,766 2,584 182 6.6
Annual Average 2006 2,722 2,577 145 5.3
December 2006 2,740 2,609 131 4.8
November 2006 2,732 2,616 116 4.2
October 2006 2,717 2,604 113 4.2
September 2006 2,696 2,594 102 3.8
August 2006 2,739 2,598 141 5.1
July 2006 2,745 2,595 150 5.5
June 2006 2,711 2,595 116 4.3
May 2006 2,688 2,561 127 4.7
April 2006 2,700 2,561 139 5.1
March 2006 2,720 2,538 182 6.7
February 2006 2,737 2,531 206 7.5
January 2006 2,741 2,525 216 7.9
Annual Average 2005 2,664 2,521 143 5.4
December 2005 2,695 2,552 143 5.3
November 2005 2,686 2,562 124 4.6
October 2005 2,672 2,549 123 4.6
September 2005 2,665 2,543 122 4.6
August 2005 2,706 2,552 154 5.7
July 2005 2,696 2,549 147 5.5
June 2005 2,647 2,539 108 4.1
May 2005 2,615 2,502 113 4.3
April 2005 2,630 2,497 133 5.1
March 2005 2,649 2,474 175 6.6
February 2005 2,658 2,471 187 7.0
January 2005 2,656 2,466 190 7.2
Annual Average 2004 2,624 2,474 150 5.7
December 2004 2,618 2,498 120 4.6
November 2004 2,625 2,506 119 4.5
October 2004 2,616 2,496 120 4.6
September 2004 2,612 2,487 125 4.8
August 2004 2,654 2,495 159 6.0
July 2004 2,664 2,495 169 6.3
June 2004 2,614 2,489 125 4.8
May 2004 2,595 2,458 137 5.3
April 2004 2,606 2,450 156 6.0
March 2004 2,626 2,435 191 7.3
February 2004 2,626 2,438 188 7.2
January 2004 2,624 2,437 187 7.1
Annual Average 2003 2,613 2,472 141 5.4
December 2003 2,613 2,483 130 5.0
November 2003 2,595 2,494 101 3.9
October 2003 2,602 2,487 115 4.4
September 2003 2,604 2,483 121 4.6
August 2003 2,654 2,494 160 6.0
July 2003 2,645 2,496 149 5.6
June 2003 2,618 2,496 122 4.7
May 2003 2,586 2,462 124 4.8
April 2003 2,600 2,458 142 5.5
March 2003 2,629 2,440 189 7.2
February 2003 2,608 2,438 170 6.5
January 2003 2,601 2,434 167 6.4
Annual Average 2002 2,546 2,423 123 4.8
December 2002 2,570 2,461 109 4.2
November 2002 2,573 2,463 110 4.3
October 2002 2,553 2,450 103 4.0
September 2002 2,547 2,442 105 4.1
August 2002 2,561 2,445 116 4.5
July 2002 2,559 2,440 119 4.7
June 2002 2,532 2,437 95 3.8
May 2002 2,512 2,403 109 4.3
April 2002 2,527 2,398 129 5.1
March 2002 2,544 2,384 160 6.3
February 2002 2,542 2,381 161 6.3
January 2002 2,535 2,375 160 6.3
Annual Average 2001 2,517 2,395 122 4.8
December 2001 2,529 2,406 123 4.9
November 2001 2,530 2,410 120 4.7
October 2001 2,523 2,403 120 4.8
September 2001 2,524 2,400 124 4.9
August 2001 2,554 2,410 144 5.6
July 2001 2,549 2,410 139 5.5
June 2001 2,515 2,409 106 4.2
May 2001 2,478 2,379 99 4.0
April 2001 2,483 2,383 100 4.0
March 2001 2,509 2,375 134 5.3
February 2001 2,505 2,379 126 5.0
January 2001 2,510 2,378 132 5.3
Annual Average 2000 2,492 2,390 102 4.1
December 2000 2,489 2,411 78 3.1
November 2000 2,499 2,417 82 3.3
October 2000 2,500 2,406 94 3.8
September 2000 2,483 2,398 85 3.4
August 2000 2,523 2,405 118 4.7
July 2000 2,529 2,408 121 4.8
June 2000 2,509 2,408 101 4.0
May 2000 2,473 2,380 93 3.8
April 2000 2,464 2,378 86 3.5
March 2000 2,475 2,361 114 4.6
February 2000 2,480 2,357 123 5.0
January 2000 2,488 2,355 133 5.3
Annual Average 1999 2,511 2,394 117 4.7
December 1999 2,535 2,433 102 4.0
November 1999 2,534 2,438 96 3.8
October 1999 2,521 2,424 97 3.8
September 1999 2,507 2,403 104 4.1
August 1999 2,543 2,408 135 5.3
July 1999 2,523 2,402 121 4.8
June 1999 2,499 2,400 99 4.0
May 1999 2,468 2,376 92 3.7
April 1999 2,475 2,376 99 4.0
March 1999 2,485 2,361 124 5.0
February 1999 2,514 2,357 157 6.2
January 1999 2,533 2,351 182 7.2
Annual Average 1998 2,479 2,359 120 4.8
December 1998 2,520 2,393 127 5.0
November 1998 2,526 2,402 124 4.9
October 1998 2,501 2,385 116 4.6
September 1998 2,488 2,370 118 4.7
August 1998 2,508 2,375 133 5.3
July 1998 2,497 2,372 125 5.0
June 1998 2,463 2,366 97 3.9
May 1998 2,428 2,339 89 3.7
April 1998 2,454 2,335 119 4.8
March 1998 2,441 2,324 117 4.8
February 1998 2,454 2,325 129 5.3
January 1998 2,472 2,323 149 6.0
Annual Average 1997 2,459 2,317 142 5.8
December 1997 2,503 2,360 143 5.7
November 1997 2,498 2,366 132 5.3
October 1997 2,479 2,352 127 5.1
September 1997 2,471 2,341 130 5.3
August 1997 2,512 2,339 173 6.9
July 1997 2,515 2,333 182 7.2
June 1997 2,452 2,323 129 5.3
May 1997 2,401 2,293 108 4.5
April 1997 2,405 2,289 116 4.8
March 1997 2,423 2,274 149 6.1
February 1997 2,424 2,269 155 6.4
January 1997 2,426 2,265 161 6.6
Annual Average 1996 2,411 2,258 153 6.3
December 1996 2,424 2,303 121 5.0
November 1996 2,419 2,309 110 4.5
October 1996 2,415 2,290 125 5.2
September 1996 2,429 2,278 151 6.2
August 1996 2,448 2,278 170 6.9
July 1996 2,438 2,265 173 7.1
June 1996 2,408 2,266 142 5.9
May 1996 2,377 2,236 141 5.9
April 1996 2,382 2,230 152 6.4
March 1996 2,394 2,219 175 7.3
February 1996 2,415 2,216 199 8.2
January 1996 2,387 2,205 182 7.6
Annual Average 1995 2,361 2,205 156 6.6
December 1995 2,379 2,232 147 6.2
November 1995 2,371 2,241 130 5.5
October 1995 2,364 2,228 136 5.8
September 1995 2,327 2,216 111 4.8
August 1995 2,384 2,223 161 6.8
July 1995 2,374 2,210 164 6.9
June 1995 2,352 2,209 143 6.1
May 1995 2,339 2,180 159 6.8
April 1995 2,329 2,185 144 6.2
March 1995 2,360 2,177 183 7.8
February 1995 2,381 2,181 200 8.4
January 1995 2,372 2,179 193 8.1
Annual Average 1994 2,478 2,312 166 6.7
December 1994 2,479 2,332 147 5.9
November 1994 2,482 2,342 140 5.6
October 1994 2,458 2,325 133 5.4
September 1994 2,427 2,312 115 4.7
August 1994 2,513 2,328 185 7.4
July 1994 2,499 2,321 178 7.1
June 1994 2,485 2,323 162 6.5
May 1994 2,438 2,294 144 5.9
April 1994 2,463 2,297 166 6.7
March 1994 2,499 2,287 212 8.5
February 1994 2,493 2,292 201 8.1
January 1994 2,508 2,296 212 8.5
Annual Average 1993 2,494 2,318 176 7.1
December 1993 2,479 2,336 143 5.8
November 1993 2,503 2,342 161 6.4
October 1993 2,486 2,332 154 6.2
September 1993 2,469 2,326 143 5.8
August 1993 2,484 2,340 144 5.8
July 1993 2,522 2,340 182 7.2
June 1993 2,489 2,334 155 6.2
May 1993 2,467 2,302 165 6.7
April 1993 2,498 2,297 201 8.0
March 1993 2,493 2,283 210 8.4
February 1993 2,490 2,288 202 8.1
January 1993 2,542 2,290 252 9.9
Annual Average 1992 2,490 2,271 219 8.8
December 1992 2,508 2,306 202 8.1
November 1992 2,500 2,313 187 7.5
October 1992 2,501 2,300 201 8.0
September 1992 2,499 2,283 216 8.6
August 1992 2,511 2,288 223 8.9
July 1992 2,533 2,291 242 9.6
June 1992 2,481 2,285 196 7.9
May 1992 2,463 2,254 209 8.5
April 1992 2,474 2,258 216 8.7
March 1992 2,469 2,224 245 9.9
February 1992 2,478 2,227 251 10.1
January 1992 2,473 2,228 245 9.9
Annual Average 1991 2,394 2,185 209 8.7
December 1991 2,384 2,185 199 8.3
November 1991 2,404 2,196 208 8.7
October 1991 2,401 2,186 215 9.0
September 1991 2,390 2,177 213 8.9
August 1991 2,410 2,190 220 9.1
July 1991 2,411 2,188 223 9.2
June 1991 2,386 2,196 190 8.0
May 1991 2,356 2,171 185 7.9
April 1991 2,354 2,180 174 7.4
March 1991 2,396 2,174 222 9.3
February 1991 2,410 2,184 226 9.4
January 1991 2,424 2,192 232 9.6
Annual Average 1990 2,349 2,210 139 5.9
December 1990 2,372 2,212 160 6.7
November 1990 2,390 2,223 167 7.0
October 1990 2,380 2,219 161 6.8
September 1990 2,350 2,213 137 5.8
August 1990 2,349 2,219 130 5.5
July 1990 2,339 2,215 124 5.3
June 1990 2,328 2,223 105 4.5
May 1990 2,304 2,196 108 4.7
April 1990 2,315 2,197 118 5.1
March 1990 2,332 2,194 138 5.9
February 1990 2,364 2,199 165 7.0
January 1990 2,364 2,204 160 6.8

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