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Portsmouth Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
1990 - Present
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Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
July 2016 8,947 8,522 425 4.8
June 2016 8,911 8,506 405 4.5
May 2016 8,738 8,335 403 4.6
April 2016 8,736 8,357 379 4.3
March 2016 8,749 8,257 492  5.6
February 2016
8,759
8,243
516
5.9
January 2016
8,749
8,227
522
6.0
Annual Average 2015
8,848
8,366
482
5.4
December 2015
8,848
8,428
420
4.7
November 2015
8,837
8,424
413
4.7
October 2015
8,805
8,417
388
4.4
September 2015
8,783
8,395
388
4.4
August 2015
8,888
8,443
445
5.0
July 2015
8,936
8,480
456
5.1
June 2015
8,917
8,465
452
5.1
May 2015
8,841
8,374
467
5.3
April 2015
8,799
8,321
478
5.4
March 2015
8,795
8,204
591
6.7
February 2015
8,856
8,233
623
7.0
January 2015
8,868
8,210
658
7.4
Annual Average 2014
8,851
8,241
610
6.9
December 2014
8,908
8,391
517
5.8
November 2014
8,900
8,373
527
5.9
October 2014
8,850
8,350
500
5.6
September 2014
8,818
8,295
523
5.9
August 2014
8,872
8,316
556
6.3
July 2014
8,912
8,346
566
6.4
June 2014
8,852
8,295
557
6.3
May 2014
8,787
8,193
594
6.8
April 2014
8,773
8,157
616
7.0
March 2014
8,811
8,062
749
8.5
February 2014
8,851
8,073
778
8.8
January 2014
8,883
8,042
841
9.5
Annual Average 2013
8,871
8,143
728
8.2
December 2013
8,955
8,235
720
8.0
November 2013
8,964
8,249
715
8.0
October 2013
8,880
8,206
674
7.6
September 2013
8,818
8,156
662
7.5
August 2013
8,917
8,197
720
8.1
July 2013
8,963
8,249
714
8.0
June 2013
8,869
8,205
664
7.5
May 2013
8,796
8,104
692
7.9
April 2013
8,769
8,066
703
8.0
March 2013
8,807
8,004
803
9.1
February 2013
8,843
8,016
827
9.4
January 2013
8,880
8,033
847
9.5
Annual Average 2012
8,868
8,052
816
9.2
December 2012
8,907
8,200
707
7.9
November 2012
8,920
8,181
739
8.3
October 2012
8,877
8,150
727
8.2
September 2012
8,834
8,120
714
8.1
August 2012
8,907
8,129
778
8.7
July 2012
8,941
8,139
802
9.0
June 2012
8,882
8,102
780
8.8
May 2012
8,780
7,984
796
9.1
April 2012
8,770
7,944
826
9.4
March 2012
8,824
7,899
925
10.5
February 2012
8,866
7,888
978
11.0
January 2012
8,908
7,884
1,024
11.5
Annual Average 2011
8,898
8,019
879
9.9
December 2011
8,927
8,055
872
9.8
November 2011
8,934
8,064
870
9.7
October 2011
8,870
8,044
826
9.3
September 2011
8,827
8,026
801
9.1
August 2011
8,910
8,064
846
9.5
July 2011
8,976
8,110
866
9.6
June 2011
8,928
8,094
834
9.3
May 2011
8,860
8,009
851
9.6
April 2011
8,834
7,984
850
9.6
March 2011
8,889
7,929
960
10.8
February 2011
8,895
7,920
975
11.0
January 2011
8,923
7,926
997
11.2
Annual Average 2010
8,991
8,113
878
9.8
December 2010
8,964
8,130
834
9.3
November 2010
8,983
8,154
829
9.2
October 2010
8,946
8,129
817
9.1
September 2010
8,953
8,132
821
9.2
August 2010
9,041
8,174
867
9.6
July 2010
9,106
8,220
886
9.7
June 2010
9,050
8,203
847
9.4
May 2010
8,953
8,105
848
9.5
April 2010
8,950
8,091
859
9.6
March 2010
8,976
8,021
955
10.6
February 2010
8,972
8,006
966
10.8
January 2010
9,000
7,993
1,007
11.2
Annual Average 2009 9,244 8,423 821 8.9
December 2009 9,293 8,440 853 9.2
November 2009 9,255 8,477 778 8.4
October 2009 9,163 8,440 723 7.9
September 2009 9,190 8,416 774 8.4
August 2009 9,257 8,451 806 8.7
July 2009 9,254 8,464 790 8.5
June 2009 9,249 8,469 780 8.4
May 2009 9,139 8,366 773 8.5
April 2009 9,197 8,374 823 8.9
March 2009 9,256 8,352 904 9.8
February 2009 9,324 8,399 925 9.9
January 2009 9,341 8,424 917 9.8
Annual Average 2008 9,376 8,803 573 6.1
December 2008 9,389 8,669 720 7.7
November 2008 9,414 8,744 670 7.1
October 2008 9,333 8,751 582 6.2
September 2008 9,366 8,771 595 6.4
August 2008 9,404 8,825 579 6.2
July 2008 9,403 8,852 551 5.9
June 2008 9,406 8,884 522 5.5
May 2008 9,289 8,802 487 5.2
April 2008 9,314 8,834 480 5.2
March 2008 9,344 8,808 536 5.7
February 2008 9,390 8,836 554 5.9
January 2008 9,454 8,859 595 6.3
Annual Average 2007 9,486 9,107 379 4.0
December 2007 9,487 9,060 427 4.5
November 2007 9,505 9,118 387 4.1
October 2007 9,445 9,105 340 3.6
September 2007 9,440 9,106 334 3.5
August 2007 9,512 9,159 353 3.7
July 2007 9,543 9,190 353 3.7
June 2007 9,540 9,195 345 3.6
May 2007 9,436 9,091 345 3.7
April 2007 9,423 9,087 336 3.6
March 2007 9,472 9,050 422 4.5
February 2007 9,497 9,058 439 4.6
January 2007 9,527 9,062 465 4.9
Annual Average 2006 9,403 9,027 376 4.0
December 2006 9,467 9,139 328 3.5
November 2006 9,492 9,162 330 3.5
October 2006 9,437 9,122 315 3.3
September 2006 9,415 9,088 327 3.5
August 2006 9,468 9,100 368 3.9
July 2006 9,457 9,089 368 3.9
June 2006 9,438 9,090 348 3.7
May 2006 9,295 8,970 325 3.5
April 2006 9,316 8,970 346 3.7
March 2006 9,331 8,890 441 4.7
February 2006 9,338 8,864 474 5.1
January 2006 9,380 8,844 536 5.7
Annual Average 2005 9,273 8,901 372 4.0
December 2005 9,388 9,010 378 4.0
November 2005 9,390 9,043 347 3.7
October 2005 9,324 9,001 323 3.5
September 2005 9,300 8,978 322 3.5
August 2005 9,384 9,008 376 4.0
July 2005 9,373 8,998 375 4.0
June 2005 9,314 8,964 350 3.8
May 2005 9,183 8,833 350 3.8
April 2005 9,155 8,814 341 3.7
March 2005 9,142 8,735 407 4.5
February 2005 9,157 8,723 434 4.7
January 2005 9,168 8,703 465 5.1
Annual Average 2004 9,195 8,830 365 4.0
December 2004 9,238 8,914 324 3.5
November 2004 9,262 8,946 316 3.4
October 2004 9,199 8,912 287 3.1
September 2004 9,206 8,878 328 3.6
August 2004 9,248 8,905 343 3.7
July 2004 9,268 8,905 363 3.9
June 2004 9,236 8,885 351 3.8
May 2004 9,104 8,772 332 3.6
April 2004 9,107 8,744 363 4.0
March 2004 9,119 8,693 426 4.7
February 2004 9,157 8,701 456 5.0
January 2004 9,185 8,699 486 5.3
Annual Average 2003 9,340 8,959 381 4.1
December 2003 9,368 8,997 371 4.0
November 2003 9,388 9,039 349 3.7
October 2003 9,337 9,013 324 3.5
September 2003 9,322 9,000 322 3.5
August 2003 9,404 9,037 367 3.9
July 2003 9,421 9,045 376 4.0
June 2003 9,403 9,044 359 3.8
May 2003 9,276 8,925 351 3.8
April 2003 9,263 8,909 354 3.8
March 2003 9,286 8,843 443 4.8
February 2003 9,295 8,835 460 4.9
January 2003 9,325 8,824 501 5.4
Annual Average 2002 9,230 8,854 376 4.1
December 2002 9,325 8,991 334 3.6
November 2002 9,342 9,002 340 3.6
October 2002 9,293 8,952 341 3.7
September 2002 9,267 8,923 344 3.7
August 2002 9,307 8,935 372 4.0
July 2002 9,291 8,914 377 4.1
June 2002 9,280 8,901 379 4.1
May 2002 9,153 8,778 375 4.1
April 2002 9,123 8,762 361 4.0
March 2002 9,117 8,709 408 4.5
February 2002 9,140 8,700 440 4.8
January 2002 9,113 8,678 435 4.8
Annual Average 2001 9,123 8,812 311 3.4
December 2001 9,153 8,853 300 3.3
November 2001 9,152 8,867 285 3.1
October 2001 9,106 8,840 266 2.9
September 2001 9,105 8,830 275 3.0
August 2001 9,162 8,865 297 3.2
July 2001 9,180 8,866 314 3.4
June 2001 9,153 8,862 291 3.2
May 2001 9,028 8,754 274 3.0
April 2001 9,053 8,768 285 3.1
March 2001 9,080 8,735 345 3.8
February 2001 9,136 8,752 384 4.2
January 2001 9,170 8,749 421 4.6
Annual Average 2000 9,215 8,909 306 3.3
December 2000 9,258 8,986 272 2.9
November 2000 9,285 9,010 275 3.0
October 2000 9,236 8,969 267 2.9
September 2000 9,230 8,938 292 3.2
August 2000 9,272 8,963 309 3.3
July 2000 9,280 8,977 303 3.3
June 2000 9,254 8,975 279 3.0
May 2000 9,144 8,869 275 3.0
April 2000 9,117 8,864 253 2.8
March 2000 9,144 8,798 346 3.8
February 2000 9,164 8,784 380 4.1
January 2000 9,194 8,777 417 4.5
Annual Average 1999 9,220 8,935 285 3.1
December 1999 9,111 8,845 266 2.9
November 1999 9,218 8,973 245 2.7
October 1999 9,428 9,197 231 2.5
September 1999 9,664 9,442 222 2.3
August 1999 9,945 9,713 232 2.3
July 1999 10,161 9,901 260 2.6
June 1999 9,876 9,634 242 2.5
May 1999 9,145 8,918 227 2.5
April 1999 8,785 8,557 228 2.6
March 1999 8,443 8,061 382 4.5
February 1999 8,442 8,033 409 4.8
January 1999 8,423 7,951 472 5.6
Annual Average 1998 8,835 8,484 351 4.0
December 1998 8,547 8,235 312 3.7
November 1998 8,698 8,398 300 3.4
October 1998 8,875 8,635 240 2.7
September 1998 9,130 8,899 231 2.5
August 1998 9,421 9,153 268 2.8
July 1998 9,654 9,342 312 3.2
June 1998 9,454 9,129 325 3.4
May 1998 8,857 8,511 346 3.9
April 1998 8,566 8,183 383 4.5
March 1998 8,294 7,818 476 5.7
February 1998 8,294 7,785 509 6.1
January 1998 8,230 7,718 512 6.2
Annual Average 1997 8,980 8,563 417 4.6
December 1997 8,646 8,262 384 4.4
November 1997 8,765 8,425 340 3.9
October 1997 8,988 8,664 324 3.6
September 1997 9,483 9,155 328 3.5
August 1997 9,789 9,396 393 4.0
July 1997 9,766 9,379 387 4.0
June 1997 9,679 9,283 396 4.1
May 1997 9,082 8,690 392 4.3
April 1997 8,762 8,338 424 4.8
March 1997 8,369 7,842 527 6.3
February 1997 8,258 7,706 552 6.7
January 1997 8,167 7,616 551 6.7
Annual Average 1996 8,546 8,133 413 4.8
December 1996 8,341 7,956 385 4.6
November 1996 8,429 8,058 371 4.4
October 1996 8,674 8,338 336 3.9
September 1996 9,002 8,619 383 4.3
August 1996 9,320 8,916 404 4.3
July 1996 9,510 9,109 401 4.2
June 1996 9,177 8,812 365 4.0
May 1996 8,547 8,155 392 4.6
April 1996 8,104 7,720 384 4.7
March 1996 7,851 7,366 485 6.2
February 1996 7,807 7,282 525 6.7
January 1996 7,785 7,259 526 6.8
Annual Average 1995 8,232 7,763 469 5.7
December 1995 7,944 7,547 397 5.0
November 1995 8,054 7,649 405 5.0
October 1995 8,310 7,896 414 5.0
September 1995 8,636 8,211 425 4.9
August 1995 8,866 8,386 480 5.4
July 1995 9,026 8,583 443 4.9
June 1995 8,683 8,250 433 5.0
May 1995 8,230 7,793 437 5.3
April 1995 7,860 7,417 443 5.6
March 1995 7,720 7,178 542 7.0
February 1995 7,702 7,108 594 7.7
January 1995 7,742 7,133 609 7.9
Annual Average 1994 8,535 7,992 543 6.4
December 1994 7,980 7,540 440 5.5
November 1994 8,109 7,703 406 5.0
October 1994 8,283 7,898 385 4.6
September 1994 8,768 8,328 440 5.0
August 1994 9,124 8,622 502 5.5
July 1994 9,284 8,792 492 5.3
June 1994 9,163 8,664 499 5.4
May 1994 8,659 8,144 515 5.9
April 1994 8,319 7,699 620 7.5
March 1994 8,247 7,510 737 8.9
February 1994 8,212 7,500 712 8.7
January 1994 8,269 7,504 765 9.3
Annual Average 1993 8,801 8,166 635 7.2
December 1993 8,475 7,890 585 6.9
November 1993 8,645 8,093 552 6.4
October 1993 8,809 8,280 529 6.0
September 1993 9,132 8,505 627 6.9
August 1993 9,370 8,751 619 6.6
July 1993 9,571 8,900 671 7.0
June 1993 9,355 8,682 673 7.2
May 1993 8,773 8,160 613 7.0
April 1993 8,409 7,789 620 7.4
March 1993 8,319 7,630 689 8.3
February 1993 8,364 7,653 711 8.5
January 1993 8,383 7,655 728 8.7
Annual Average 1992 8,841 8,134 707 8.0
December 1992 8,330 7,719 611 7.3
November 1992 8,556 7,944 612 7.2
October 1992 8,812 8,170 642 7.3
September 1992 9,183 8,573 610 6.6
August 1992 9,500 8,825 675 7.1
July 1992 9,700 8,946 754 7.8
June 1992 9,469 8,717 752 7.9
May 1992 9,033 8,267 766 8.5
April 1992 8,716 7,976 740 8.5
March 1992 8,290 7,520 770 9.3
February 1992 8,251 7,504 747 9.1
January 1992 8,256 7,447 809 9.8
Annual Average 1991 8,549 7,884 665 7.8
December 1991 8,223 7,619 604 7.3
November 1991 8,279 7,735 544 6.6
October 1991 8,524 7,951 573 6.7
September 1991 8,773 8,169 604 6.9
August 1991 8,962 8,305 657 7.3
July 1991 9,144 8,505 639 7.0
June 1991 8,934 8,290 644 7.2
May 1991 8,488 7,841 647 7.6
April 1991 8,251 7,554 697 8.4
March 1991 8,350 7,559 791 9.5
February 1991 8,347 7,540 807 9.7
January 1991 8,319 7,544 775 9.3
Annual Average 1990 8,863 8,390 473 5.3
December 1990 8,567 7,992 575 6.7
November 1990 8,737 8,200 537 6.1
October 1990 8,885 8,367 518 5.8
September 1990 9,136 8,627 509 5.6
August 1990 9,383 8,904 479 5.1
July 1990 9,540 9,095 445 4.7
June 1990 9,299 8,874 425 4.6
May 1990 8,830 8,413 417 4.7
April 1990 8,602 8,200 402 4.7
March 1990 8,474 8,080 394 4.6
February 1990 8,454 7,975 479 5.7
January 1990 8,457 7,958 499 5.9

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