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Westerly Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
1990 - Present
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Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
July 2017 11,559 10,986 573 5.0
June 2017 11,420 10,887 533 4.7
May 2017 11,092 10,620 472 4.3
April 2017 11,142 10,630 512 4.6
March 2017 11,258 10,611 647 5.7
February 2017 11,288 10,577 711 6.3
January 2017 11,351 10,561 790 7.0
Annual Average 2016 11,269 10,556 713 6.3
December 2016 11,289 10,642 647 5.7
November 2016 11,289 10,653 636 5.6
October 2016 11,184 10,569 615 5.5
September 2016 11,232 10,590 642 5.7
August 2016 11,427 10,731 696 6.1
July 2016 11,497 10,779 718 6.2
June 2016 11,345 10,671 674 5.9
May 2016 11,135 10,457 678 6.1
April 2016 11,148 10,442 706 6.3
March 2016 11,187 10,370 817 7.3
February 2016 11,214 10,371 843 7.5
January 2016 11,280 10,392 888 7.9
Annual Average 2015 11,413 10,570 843 7.4
December 2015 11,286 10,546 740 6.6
November 2015 11,322 10,591 731 6.5
October 2015 11,309 10,601 708 6.3
September 2015 11,344 10,648 696 6.1
August 2015 11,597 10,805 792 6.8
July 2015 11,637 10,809 828 7.1
June 2015 11,601 10,793 808 7.0
May 2015 11,377 10,533 844 7.4
April 2015 11,270 10,430 840 7.5
March 2015 11,339 10,347 992 8.7
February 2015 11,404 10,363 1,041 9.1
January 2015 11,472 10,375 1,097 9.6
Annual Average 2014 11,562 10,467 1,095 9.5
December 2014 11,359 10,419 940 8.3
November 2014 11,378 10,421 957 8.4
October 2014 11,362 10,447 915 8.1
September 2014 11,457 10,497 960 8.4
August 2014 11,736 10,704 1,032 8.8
July 2014 11,788 10,741 1,047 8.9
June 2014 11,682 10,640 1,042 8.9
May 2014 11,483 10,401 1,082 9.4
April 2014 11,534 10,418 1,116 9.7
March 2014 11,575 10,311 1,264 10.9
February 2014 11,661 10,302 1,359 11.7
January 2014 11,719 10,298 1,421 12.1
Annual Average 2013 11,758 10,492 1,266 10.8
December 2013 11,654 10,404 1,250 10.7
November 2013 11,692 10,437 1,255 10.7
October 2013 11,609 10,404 1,205 10.4
September 2013 11,719 10,512 1,207 10.3
August 2013 11,934 10,669 1,265 10.6
July 2013 11,970 10,737 1,233 10.3
June 2013 11,839 10,634 1,205 10.2
May 2013 11,648 10,428 1,220 10.5
April 2013 11,659 10,451 1,208 10.4
March 2013 11,719 10,394 1,325 11.3
February 2013 11,797 10,408 1,389 11.8
January 2013 11,853 10,421 1,432 12.1
Annual Average 2012 11,895 10,496 1,399 11.8
December 2012 11,821 10,528 1,293 10.9
November 2012 11,840 10,544 1,296 10.9
October 2012 11,803 10,545 1,258 10.7
September 2012 11,850 10,557 1,293 10.9
August 2012 12,002 10,636 1,366 11.4
July 2012 12,080 10,708 1,372 11.4
June 2012 11,947 10,598 1,349 11.3
May 2012 11,761 10,398 1,363 11.6
April 2012 11,766 10,382 1,384 11.8
March 2012 11,878 10,335 1,543 13.0
February 2012 11,981 10,363 1,618 13.5
January 2012 12,008 10,354 1,654 13.8
Annual Average 2011 12,054 10,638 1,416 11.7
December 2011 11,986 10,525 1,461 12.2
November 2011 11,979 10,551 1,428 11.9
October 2011 11,913 10,543 1,370 11.5
September 2011 11,983 10,619 1,364 11.4
August 2011 12,130 10,743 1,387 11.4
July 2011 12,196 10,850 1,346 11.0
June 2011 12,099 10,788 1,311 10.8
May 2011 11,937 10,615 1,322 11.1
April 2011 11,989 10,643 1,346 11.2
March 2011 12,071 10,565 1,506 12.5
February 2011 12,158 10,598 1,560 12.8
January 2011 12,202 10,615 1,587 13.0
Annual Average 2010 12,269 10,874 1,395 11.4
December 2010 12,203 10,786 1,417 11.6
November 2010 12,192 10,837 1,355 11.1
October 2010 12,147 10,855 1,292 10.6
September 2010 12,231 10,927 1,304 10.7
August 2010 12,425 11,094 1,331 10.7
July 2010 12,461 11,130 1,331 10.7
June 2010 12,327 11,021 1,306 10.6
May 2010 12,187 10,831 1,356 11.1
April 2010 12,293 10,797 1,496 12.2
March 2010 12,195 10,702 1,493 12.2
February 2010 12,257 10,738 1,519 12.4
January 2010 12,307 10,772 1,535 12.5
Annual Average 2009 13,387 12,186 1,201 9.0
December 2009 13,154 12,086 1,068 8.1
November 2009 13,155 12,121 1,034 7.9
October 2009 13,261 12,154 1,107 8.3
September 2009 13,220 12,193 1,027 7.8
August 2009 13,570 12,374 1,196 8.8
July 2009 13,669 12,456 1,213 8.9
June 2009 13,436 12,310 1,126 8.4
May 2009 13,258 12,088 1,170 8.8
April 2009 13,320 12,027 1,293 9.7
March 2009 13,480 12,106 1,374 10.2
February 2009 13,473 12,104 1,369 10.2
January 2009 13,640 12,208 1,432 10.5
Annual Average 2008 13,542 12,609 933 6.9
December 2008 13,582 12,424 1,158 8.5
November 2008 13,534 12,489 1,045 7.7
October 2008 13,416 12,531 885 6.6
September 2008 13,435 12,567 868 6.5
August 2008 13,870 12,859 1,011 7.3
July 2008 13,978 12,934 1,044 7.5
June 2008 13,633 12,783 850 6.2
May 2008 13,455 12,613 842 6.3
April 2008 13,415 12,540 875 6.5
March 2008 13,312 12,427 885 6.6
February 2008 13,382 12,525 857 6.4
January 2008 13,490 12,619 871 6.5
Annual Average 2007 13,210 12,615 595 4.5
December 2007 13,136 12,522 614 4.7
November 2007 13,155 12,577 578 4.4
October 2007 13,122 12,570 552 4.2
September 2007 13,186 12,668 518 3.9
August 2007 13,507 12,929 578 4.3
July 2007 13,556 12,926 630 4.6
June 2007 13,240 12,736 504 3.8
May 2007 13,004 12,475 529 4.1
April 2007 12,952 12,437 515 4.0
March 2007 13,124 12,482 642 4.9
February 2007 13,217 12,495 722 5.5
January 2007 13,319 12,557 762 5.7
Annual Average 2006 13,322 12,741 581 4.4
December 2006 13,350 12,813 537 4.0
November 2006 13,221 12,705 516 3.9
October 2006 13,160 12,693 467 3.5
September 2006 13,246 12,775 471 3.6
August 2006 13,510 13,000 510 3.8
July 2006 13,632 13,036 596 4.4
June 2006 13,322 12,808 514 3.9
May 2006 13,164 12,629 535 4.1
April 2006 13,137 12,605 532 4.0
March 2006 13,264 12,563 701 5.3
February 2006 13,375 12,582 793 5.9
January 2006 13,477 12,678 799 5.9
Annual Average 2005 13,104 12,549 555 4.2
December 2005 13,218 12,639 579 4.4
November 2005 13,098 12,573 525 4.0
October 2005 13,105 12,576 529 4.0
September 2005 13,059 12,633 426 3.3
August 2005 13,369 12,878 491 3.7
July 2005 13,441 12,894 547 4.1
June 2005 13,124 12,645 479 3.6
May 2005 12,950 12,433 517 4.0
April 2005 12,862 12,396 466 3.6
March 2005 13,000 12,328 672 5.2
February 2005 13,016 12,297 719 5.5
January 2005 13,004 12,290 714 5.5
Annual Average 2004 12,866 12,319 547 4.3
December 2004 12,897 12,422 475 3.7
November 2004 12,885 12,423 462 3.6
October 2004 12,811 12,347 464 3.6
September 2004 12,893 12,422 471 3.7
August 2004 13,104 12,618 486 3.7
July 2004 13,251 12,713 538 4.1
June 2004 12,861 12,416 445 3.5
May 2004 12,577 12,115 462 3.7
April 2004 12,661 12,112 549 4.3
March 2004 12,774 12,058 716 5.6
February 2004 12,841 12,087 754 5.9
January 2004 12,838 12,092 746 5.8
Annual Average 2003 12,910 12,455 455 3.5
December 2003 12,772 12,332 440 3.4
November 2003 12,761 12,361 400 3.1
October 2003 12,778 12,375 403 3.2
September 2003 12,873 12,471 402 3.1
August 2003 13,114 12,726 388 3.0
July 2003 13,308 12,846 462 3.5
June 2003 13,024 12,667 357 2.7
May 2003 12,742 12,393 349 2.7
April 2003 12,771 12,320 451 3.5
March 2003 12,897 12,307 590 4.6
February 2003 12,933 12,325 608 4.7
January 2003 12,952 12,342 610 4.7
Annual Average 2002 12,883 12,360 523 4.1
December 2002 13,016 12,481 535 4.1
November 2002 12,983 12,482 501 3.9
October 2002 12,873 12,430 443 3.4
September 2002 12,870 12,406 464 3.6
August 2002 13,124 12,595 529 4.0
July 2002 13,210 12,647 563 4.3
June 2002 12,890 12,428 462 3.6
May 2002 12,597 12,153 444 3.5
April 2002 12,601 12,122 479 3.8
March 2002 12,742 12,176 566 4.4
February 2002 12,844 12,193 651 5.1
January 2002 12,843 12,203 640 5.0
Annual Average 2001 12,445 11,991 454 3.6
December 2001 12,790 12,362 428 3.3
November 2001 12,823 12,383 440 3.4
October 2001 12,708 12,289 419 3.3
September 2001 12,492 12,115 377 3.0
August 2001 12,647 12,198 449 3.6
July 2001 12,756 12,275 481 3.8
June 2001 12,398 11,993 405 3.3
May 2001 12,089 11,706 383 3.2
April 2001 12,045 11,659 386 3.2
March 2001 12,128 11,608 520 4.3
February 2001 12,273 11,648 625 5.1
January 2001 12,195 11,658 537 4.4
Annual Average 2000 12,105 11,697 408 3.4
December 2000 11,957 11,635 322 2.7
November 2000 12,004 11,627 377 3.1
October 2000 11,960 11,633 327 2.7
September 2000 11,888 11,573 315 2.6
August 2000 12,295 11,948 347 2.8
July 2000 12,442 12,112 330 2.7
June 2000 12,267 11,890 377 3.1
May 2000 12,104 11,665 439 3.6
April 2000 11,987 11,600 387 3.2
March 2000 12,113 11,598 515 4.3
February 2000 12,158 11,543 615 5.1
January 2000 12,088 11,540 548 4.5
Annual Average 1999 13,518 13,085 433 3.2
December 1999 13,465 13,048 417 3.1
November 1999 13,443 13,042 401 3.0
October 1999 13,385 13,024 361 2.7
September 1999 13,379 13,045 334 2.5
August 1999 13,821 13,468 353 2.6
July 1999 13,950 13,574 376 2.7
June 1999 13,560 13,250 310 2.3
May 1999 13,279 12,941 338 2.5
April 1999 13,241 12,904 337 2.5
March 1999 13,493 12,932 561 4.2
February 1999 13,590 12,893 697 5.1
January 1999 13,609 12,895 714 5.2
Annual Average 1998 13,134 12,661 473 3.6
December 1998 13,138 12,686 452 3.4
November 1998 13,118 12,685 433 3.3
October 1998 13,057 12,605 452 3.5
September 1998 13,056 12,673 383 2.9
August 1998 13,455 13,011 444 3.3
July 1998 13,539 13,097 442 3.3
June 1998 13,186 12,812 374 2.8
May 1998 12,850 12,461 389 3.0
April 1998 12,804 12,389 415 3.2
March 1998 13,085 12,503 582 4.4
February 1998 13,121 12,489 632 4.8
January 1998 13,209 12,526 683 5.2
Annual Average 1997 12,978 12,474 504 3.9
December 1997 13,036 12,555 481 3.7
November 1997 13,017 12,563 454 3.5
October 1997 12,918 12,498 420 3.3
September 1997 12,958 12,499 459 3.5
August 1997 13,384 12,889 495 3.7
July 1997 13,561 13,051 510 3.8
June 1997 13,146 12,705 441 3.4
May 1997 12,711 12,281 430 3.4
April 1997 12,689 12,220 469 3.7
March 1997 12,730 12,154 576 4.5
February 1997 12,770 12,136 634 5.0
January 1997 12,826 12,142 684 5.3
Annual Average 1996 12,372 11,889 483 3.9
December 1996 12,506 12,055 451 3.6
November 1996 12,413 12,031 382 3.1
October 1996 12,470 12,085 385 3.1
September 1996 12,095 11,774 321 2.7
August 1996 12,605 12,198 407 3.2
July 1996 12,912 12,431 481 3.7
June 1996 12,530 12,161 369 2.9
May 1996 12,259 11,793 466 3.8
April 1996 12,118 11,664 454 3.7
March 1996 12,198 11,540 658 5.4
February 1996 12,172 11,457 715 5.9
January 1996 12,182 11,477 705 5.8
Annual Average 1995 12,135 11,582 553 4.6
December 1995 12,036 11,576 460 3.8
November 1995 12,007 11,568 439 3.7
October 1995 11,913 11,495 418 3.5
September 1995 12,118 11,626 492 4.1
August 1995 12,452 11,938 514 4.1
July 1995 12,583 12,125 458 3.6
June 1995 12,187 11,741 446 3.7
May 1995 11,972 11,444 528 4.4
April 1995 11,966 11,400 566 4.7
March 1995 12,125 11,397 728 6.0
February 1995 12,175 11,349 826 6.8
January 1995 12,079 11,321 758 6.3
Annual Average 1994 11,986 11,423 563 4.7
December 1994 11,879 11,357 522 4.4
November 1994 11,862 11,348 514 4.3
October 1994 11,810 11,360 450 3.8
September 1994 11,868 11,464 404 3.4
August 1994 12,172 11,727 445 3.7
July 1994 12,473 11,941 532 4.3
June 1994 12,157 11,740 417 3.4
May 1994 11,822 11,376 446 3.8
April 1994 11,859 11,334 525 4.4
March 1994 11,878 11,163 715 6.0
February 1994 11,972 11,128 844 7.0
January 1994 12,079 11,141 938 7.8
Annual Average 1993 11,957 11,237 720 6.0
December 1993 11,983 11,250 733 6.1
November 1993 11,890 11,205 685 5.8
October 1993 11,895 11,177 718 6.0
September 1993 12,009 11,429 580 4.8
August 1993 12,192 11,615 577 4.7
July 1993 12,301 11,671 630 5.1
June 1993 11,944 11,301 643 5.4
May 1993 11,724 11,068 656 5.6
April 1993 11,753 11,049 704 6.0
March 1993 11,896 11,013 883 7.4
February 1993 11,947 11,029 918 7.7
January 1993 11,959 11,041 918 7.7
Annual Average 1992 11,734 10,954 780 6.6
December 1992 11,671 10,986 685 5.9
November 1992 11,677 11,023 654 5.6
October 1992 11,557 10,981 576 5.0
September 1992 11,662 10,977 685 5.9
August 1992 11,953 11,215 738 6.2
July 1992 12,075 11,308 767 6.4
June 1992 11,853 11,134 719 6.1
May 1992 11,622 10,861 761 6.5
April 1992 11,646 10,821 825 7.1
March 1992 11,718 10,714 1,004 8.6
February 1992 11,805 10,763 1,042 8.8
January 1992 11,557 10,659 898 7.8
Annual Average 1991 11,345 10,672 673 5.9
December 1991 11,364 10,679 685 6.0
November 1991 11,330 10,669 661 5.8
October 1991 11,127 10,592 535 4.8
September 1991 11,277 10,722 555 4.9
August 1991 11,482 10,920 562 4.9
July 1991 11,812 11,227 585 5.0
June 1991 11,509 10,920 589 5.1
May 1991 11,233 10,619 614 5.5
April 1991 11,254 10,584 670 6.0
March 1991 11,268 10,372 896 8.0
February 1991 11,178 10,344 834 7.5
January 1991 11,302 10,417 885 7.8
Annual Average 1990 11,266 10,714 552 4.9
December 1990 11,311 10,626 685 6.1
November 1990 11,269 10,664 605 5.4
October 1990 11,215 10,672 543 4.8
September 1990 11,222 10,739 483 4.3
August 1990 11,506 10,992 514 4.5
July 1990 11,572 11,070 502 4.3
June 1990 11,388 10,941 447 3.9
May 1990 11,204 10,677 527 4.7
April 1990 11,238 10,592 646 5.7
March 1990 10,936 10,493 443 4.1
February 1990 11,116 10,506 610 5.5
January 1990 11,213 10,596 617 5.5

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