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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
May 2018 8,872 8,584 288 3.2
April 2018 8,858 8,524 334 3.8
March 2018 8,872 8,455 417 4.7
February 2018 8,912 8,422 490 5.5
January 2018 8,876 8,383 493 5.6
Annual Average 2017 8,815 8,464 351 4.0
December 2017 8,885 8,526 359 4.0
November 2017 8,908 8,557 351 3.9
October 2017 8,829 8,529 300 3.4
September 2017 8,798 8,516 282 3.2
August 2017 8,845 8,535 310 3.5
July 2017 8,873 8,545 328 3.7
June 2017 8,862 8,532 330 3.7
May 2017 8,691 8,419 272 3.1
April 2017 8,729 8,405 324 3.7
March 2017 8,768 8,353 415 4.7
February 2017 8,794 8,342 452 5.1
January 2017 8,798 8,313 485 5.5
Annual Average 2016 8,797 8,382 415 4.7
December 2016 8,802 8,454 348 4.0
November 2016 8,828 8,470 358 4.1
October 2016 8,769 8,442 327 3.7
September 2016 8,769 8,423 346 3.9
August 2016 8,837 8,447 390 4.4
July 2016 8,866 8,461 405 4.6
June 2016 8,846 8,441 405 4.6
May 2016 8,717 8,332 385 4.4
April 2016 8,744 8,331 413 4.7
March 2016 8,792 8,286 506 5.8
February 2016 8,798 8,262 536 6.1
January 2016 8,796 8,237 559 6.4
Annual Average 2015 8,835 8,342 493 5.6
December 2015 8,862 8,416 446 5.0
November 2015 8,839 8,429 410 4.6
October 2015 8,765 8,400 365 4.2
September 2015 8,753 8,382 371 4.2
August 2015 8,833 8,408 425 4.8
July 2015 8,867 8,429 438 4.9
June 2015 8,851 8,417 434 4.9
May 2015 8,765 8,323 442 5.0
April 2015 8,801 8,297 504 5.7
March 2015 8,869 8,216 653 7.4
February 2015 8,892 8,192 700 7.9
January 2015 8,926 8,195 731 8.2
Annual Average 2014 8,853 8,220 633 7.2
December 2014 8,924 8,355 569 6.4
November 2014 8,933 8,357 576 6.4
October 2014 8,842 8,319 523 5.9
September 2014 8,829 8,292 537 6.1
August 2014 8,835 8,300 535 6.1
July 2014 8,832 8,302 530 6.0
June 2014 8,829 8,285 544 6.2
May 2014 8,746 8,173 573 6.6
April 2014 8,757 8,141 616 7.0
March 2014 8,871 8,063 808 9.1
February 2014 8,904 8,043 861 9.7
January 2014 8,941 8,013 928 10.4
Annual Average 2013 8,884 8,125 759 8.5
December 2013 8,978 8,190 788 8.8
November 2013 8,996 8,216 780 8.7
October 2013 8,883 8,187 696 7.8
September 2013 8,805 8,173 632 7.2
August 2013 8,901 8,185 716 8.0
July 2013 8,887 8,196 691 7.8
June 2013 8,843 8,188 655 7.4
May 2013 8,763 8,074 689 7.9
April 2013 8,804 8,059 745 8.5
March 2013 8,902 8,015 887 10.0
February 2013 8,931 8,012 919 10.3
January 2013 8,911 8,003 908 10.2
Annual Average 2012 8,852 8,029 823 9.3
December 2012 8,858 8,147 711 8.0
November 2012 8,903 8,153 750 8.4
October 2012 8,825 8,129 696 7.9
September 2012 8,782 8,111 671 7.6
August 2012 8,870 8,112 758 8.5
July 2012 8,857 8,095 762 8.6
June 2012 8,822 8,080 742 8.4
May 2012 8,729 7,961 768 8.8
April 2012 8,768 7,944 824 9.4
March 2012 8,864 7,890 974 11.0
February 2012 8,951 7,881 1,070 12.0
January 2012 9,003 7,849 1,154 12.8
Annual Average 2011 8,917 7,996 921 10.3
December 2011 8,967 8,009 958 10.7
November 2011 8,970 8,044 926 10.3
October 2011 8,838 8,026 812 9.2
September 2011 8,775 8,008 767 8.7
August 2011 8,865 8,042 823 9.3
July 2011 8,925 8,067 858 9.6
June 2011 8,943 8,070 873 9.8
May 2011 8,863 7,969 894 10.1
April 2011 8,859 7,973 886 10.0
March 2011 8,957 7,916 1,041 11.6
February 2011 9,007 7,918 1,089 12.1
January 2011 9,040 7,915 1,125 12.4
Annual Average 2010 8,968 8,070 898 10.0
December 2010 8,968 8,086 882 9.8
November 2010 8,986 8,130 856 9.5
October 2010 8,936 8,105 831 9.3
September 2010 8,932 8,103 829 9.3
August 2010 9,030 8,158 872 9.7
July 2010 9,061 8,161 900 9.9
June 2010 8,989 8,137 852 9.5
May 2010 8,866 8,035 831 9.4
April 2010 8,877 8,026 851 9.6
March 2010 8,965 7,972 993 11.1
February 2010 8,973 7,969 1,004 11.2
January 2010 9,034 7,963 1,071 11.9
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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