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New England Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
(In Thousands)
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Jan   Feb   Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec

    Ann.
    Avg.

2014
Connecticut 7.5  7.4 7.4  6.6 6.9 6.5 6.8 6.9          
Maine 6.9  7.0 6.6  5.9  5.8  5.1  5.2  5.2          
Massachusetts 7.1  6.8 6.6  5.6  5.2  5.6  6.1  6.0          
New Hampshire 5.1 5.2 4.9  4.3  4.4  4.3  4.4  4.3          
Rhode Island 10.1 9.4 9.1 7.8 8.2 7.1 8.0 7.8          
Vermont 4.3 4.0 4.1  3.7  3.2  3.7  4.0  4.0          
New England 7.1  6.9 6.7  5.8  5.7  5.7  6.0  6.0          
United States 7.0 7.0 6.8 5.9 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.3          
2013
Connecticut 8.7 8.4 7.9 7.4 7.7 8.1 8.2 7.9 7.5 7.4 7.0 6.8 7.8
Maine 8.2 8.0 7.5 6.9 6.6 6.6 6.3 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.3 6.2 6.7
Massachusetts 7.8 7.4 7.1 6.6 6.9 7.4 7.3 7.0 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.7 7.1
New Hampshire 6.3 5.9 5.6 5.1 5.0 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 5.3
Rhode Island 10.8 10.2 9.9 9.1 9.5 9.2 9.9 9.7 9.0 9.0 8.7 8.9 9.5
Vermont 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.1 4.7 4.4 4.0 4.2 3.8 4.0 3.8 4.4
New England 8.0 7.6 7.3 6.8 6.9 7.3 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.5 7.1
United States 8.5 8.1 7.6 7.1 7.3 7.8 7.7 7.3 7.0 7.0 6.6 6.5 7.4
2012
Connecticut 8.7 8.6 8.3 7.8 8.2 8.6 9.0 8.7 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.6 8.3
Maine 8.3 8.4 8.1 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.1 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.7 7.1 7.2
Massachusetts 7.5 7.3 7.0 6.3 6.5 7.0 7.1 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.7 6.8
New Hampshire 5.9 6.0 5.7 5.1 5.2 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.4 5.5
Rhode Island 11.6 11.5 11.1 10.3 10.2 10.1 10.9 10.3 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.3 10.3
Vermont 5.7 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.6 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.9
New England 8.0 7.8 7.5 6.9 7.0 7.4 7.6 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.9 7.2
United States 8.8 8.7 8.4 7.7 7.9 8.4 8.6 8.2 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.6 8.1
2011
Connecticut 10.0 9.7 9.3 8.7 8.9 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.6 8.3 8.0 7.8 8.9
Maine 8.9 8.9 8.6 8.0 7.7 7.6 7.4 6.9 6.9 6.8 7.1 7.4 7.7
Massachusetts 8.5 8.1 7.7 7.1 7.1 7.6 7.5 7.1 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.6 7.3
New Hampshire 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.5
Rhode Island 12.3 12.1 11.6 11.0 11.1 11.0 11.8 11.3 10.8 10.7 10.5 10.6 11.2
Vermont 6.8 6.4 6.3 6.1 5.4 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.2 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.6
New England 8.9 8.6 8.2 7.6 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.0 7.1 7.8
United States 9.8 9.5 9.2 8.7 8.7 9.3 9.3 9.1 8.8 8.5 8.2 8.3 8.9
2010
Connecticut 9.8 9.8 9.5 9.0 9.1 9.3 9.6 9.5 9.1 9.0 9.2 9.0 9.3
Maine 9.5 9.7 9.4 8.5 8.0 7.8 7.8 7.2 7.1 7.2 8.0 8.0 8.2
Massachusetts 9.5 9.2 8.9 8.2 8.1 8.3 8.3 7.9 8.0 7.5 7.7 7.6 8.3
New Hampshire 7.4 7.3 6.9 6.2 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.7 5.6 6.2
Rhode Island 12.8 12.7 12.5 11.8 11.6 11.3 11.9 11.7 10.9 11.1 11.3 11.1 11.7
Vermont 7.5 7.4 7.5 7.0 6.2 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.7 5.2 6.0 6.0 6.4
New England 9.6 9.4 9.1 8.5 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.2 8.1 7.8 8.1 8.0 8.5
United States 10.6 10.4 10.2 9.5 9.3 9.6 9.7 9.5 9.2 9.0 9.3 9.1 9.6
2009
Connecticut 7.6 7.9 8.0 7.8 8.0 8.4 8.6 8.6 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.5 8.2
Maine 8.4 9.0 9.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 7.9 7.3 7.5 7.5 8.0 8.3 8.1
Massachusetts 7.9 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.9 8.4 8.5 8.3 8.6 8.2 8.1 8.4 8.2
New Hampshire 5.8 6.2 6.2 5.8 6.0 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.2
Rhode Island 10.7 10.8 10.6 10.1 10.6 10.7 11.4 11.3 11.0 11.2 11.1 11.4 10.9
Vermont 7.0 7.4 7.9 7.6 7.1 7.3 6.9 6.3 6.3 5.9 6.3 6.6 6.9
New England 7.8 8.1 8.1 7.6 7.9 8.3 8.4 8.2 8.3 8.1 8.1 8.4 8.1
United States 8.5 8.9 9.0 8.6 9.1 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.7 9.3
2008
Connecticut 5.5 5.4 5.3 4.6 5.3 5.6 6.0 6.1 5.7 5.7 5.9 6.2 5.6
Maine 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.0 5.1 5.0 5.1 4.7 5.0 5.3 6.1 6.8 5.4
Massachusetts 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.9 5.3 5.5 5.4 5.7 5.5 5.9 6.5 5.3
New Hampshire 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.8 4.2 4.5 3.9
Rhode Island 7.2 7.0 7.1 6.5 7.3 7.4 8.2 8.4 7.9 8.3 8.3 9.0 7.7
Vermont 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.0 4.7 5.4 4.5
New England 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.6 5.0 5.3 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.9 6.4 5.4
United States 5.4 5.2 5.2 4.8 5.2 5.7 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.5 7.1 5.8
2007
Connecticut 5.1 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.6
Maine 5.4 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.6 4.9 4.7
Massachusetts 5.4 5.1 4.7 4.3 4.3 4.6 4.7 4.2 4.4 3.9 4.0 4.3 4.5
New Hampshire 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.5
Rhode Island 5.7 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9 5.7 5.3 4.8 4.9 5.2 5.7 5.2
Vermont 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.5 3.6 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.9 3.9
New England 5.2 5.0 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.4 4.5
United States 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.8 4.6
2006
Connecticut 5.0 5.0 4.5 4.0 4.2 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.4 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.4
Maine 5.3 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.7 4.6 4.7
Massachusetts 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.7 4.6 4.9 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.8
New Hampshire 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.5
Rhode Island 5.8 5.9 5.6 5.2 5.0 5.1 5.4 5.2 4.3 4.2 4.4 4.6 5.1
Vermont 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.6 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.7
New England 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.4 4.0 4.2 4.2 4.5
United States 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.8 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.6
2005
Connecticut 5.4 5.5 5.1 4.7 5.0 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.7 4.2 4.9
Maine 5.5 5.8 5.5 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.5 4.9 4.7 4.9
Massachusetts 5.5 5.5 5.2 4.6 4.6 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.9 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.8
New Hampshire 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.2 3.6
Rhode Island 5.9 5.7 5.5 4.9 4.6 5.1 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.8 5.1
Vermont 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.0 3.4 3.2 2.9 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.5
New England 5.3 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.7
United States 5.7 5.8 5.4 4.9 4.9 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.8 4.6 5.1
2004
Connecticut 5.6 5.6 5.4 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.2 4.9
Maine 5.5 5.5 5.5 4.7 4.3 4.4 4.3 3.8 4.0 4.2 4.6 4.7 4.6
Massachusetts 6.3 5.9 5.9 5.1 5.1 5.5 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.6 5.2
New Hampshire 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.1 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.9
Rhode Island 6.7 6.0 6.1 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.5 5.2 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.7 5.2
Vermont 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.3 3.4 3.6 3.4 2.9 3.1 2.8 3.3 3.3 3.7
New England 5.9 5.6 5.6 4.9 4.8 5.1 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.9
United States 6.3 6.0 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.1 5.5
2003
Connecticut 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.4 6.0 5.9 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.1 4.7 5.5
Maine 5.6 5.8 5.6 5.4 4.8 5.0 4.8 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.8 4.7 5.0
Massachusetts 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.6 5.7 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.8
New Hampshire 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.2 3.9 4.5
Rhode Island 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.1 5.2 5.7 5.7 5.5 4.7 4.7 5.0 4.8 5.4
Vermont 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.2 4.2 4.5 4.2 3.8 4.3 3.7 4.1 3.9 4.5
New England 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.3 4.9 5.0 4.8 5.4
United States 6.5 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.8 6.5 6.3 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.4 6.0
2002
Connecticut 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.9 4.9 4.4
Maine 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.0 4.2 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.9 4.5 4.6 4.4
Massachusetts 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.0 4.9 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.3
New Hampshire 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.5
Rhode Island 6.3 5.3 5.4 4.7 4.8 4.7 5.2 5.2 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.0 5.1
Vermont 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5 4.3 4.3 4.0
New England 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.9 5.0 4.8
United States 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.7 5.5 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.6 5.7 5.8
2001
Connecticut 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.0 3.1
Maine 3.9 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.4 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.7
Massachusetts 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.6 3.8 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.2 4.3 3.7
New Hampshire 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.4
Rhode Island 5.7 5.1 5.4 4.1 4.0 4.6 4.8 4.3 3.9 4.2 3.9 4.4 4.5
Vermont 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.7 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.4 3.3
New England 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.9 3.6
United States 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.7 4.7 4.9 4.7 5.0 5.3 5.4 4.7
2000
Connecticut 2.9 3.1 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.2 1.8 1.5 1.7 1.7 2.3
Maine 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.8 3.1 3.0 3.3
Massachusetts 3.7 3.4 3.3 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.7
New Hampshire 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.7
Rhode Island 5.6 5.0 4.8 3.7 3.9 3.9 4.2 4.4 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.7 4.2
Vermont 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.5 2.7
New England 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.6 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.8
United States 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.7 4.0
1999
Connecticut 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.7 2.4 1.6 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.6 2.7
Maine 4.9 5.0 4.6 4.3 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.3 3.7 3.7 3.9
Massachusetts 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.3
New Hampshire 3.3 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.4 2.8
Rhode Island 5.9 5.1 4.3 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.4 4.3 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.5 4.2
Vermont 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.9
New England 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.7 3.2
United States 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7 4.2
1998
Connecticut 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.2 3.3
Maine 6.2 5.7 5.6 4.6 4.0 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.7 4.1 4.3 4.0 4.5
Massachusetts 4.3 4.0 4.1 3.1 3.2 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.4
New Hampshire 3.5 3.4 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.9
Rhode Island 6.2 5.8 5.7 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.3 3.8 3.4 4.6
Vermont 4.4 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.7 2.6 3.1
New England 4.5 4.3 4.2 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.5
United States 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.1 4.2 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.5
1997
Connecticut 6.1 5.8 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.4 5.1 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.5 4.8
Maine 6.4 6.5 6.3 5.9 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.8 5.0 5.1
Massachusetts 5.1 4.7 4.8 4.0 3.9 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.4 3.3 3.3 4.1
New Hampshire 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.7 3.1
Rhode Island 6.7 6.3 6.0 4.9 5.2 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.3 4.5 5.2
Vermont 5.4 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.0 3.5 3.4 4.0
New England 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.3 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.6 4.4
United States 5.9 5.7 5.5 4.8 4.7 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.9
1996
Connecticut 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.2 5.1 5.3
Maine 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.0 4.2 4.4 5.0 5.0 5.2
Massachusetts 5.8 5.4 5.3 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.6
New Hampshire 4.4 4.3 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.7
Rhode Island 7.2 6.4 5.9 5.2 4.8 5.0 5.2 4.9 4.9 4.6 4.9 5.0 5.3
Vermont 5.5 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.6 3.9 3.7 4.4 4.1 4.4
New England 5.9 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.8
United States 6.3 6.0 5.8 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.1 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.4
1995
Connecticut 5.9 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.6 5.8 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.8 4.7 5.3
Maine 7.3 7.1 6.7 6.6 5.6 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.5 5.8
Massachusetts 6.5 6.1 6.0 5.6 5.3 5.6 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.7 5.5
New Hampshire 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4 4.0
Rhode Island 8.0 7.2 6.9 5.9 6.1 6.1 6.4 5.8 5.8 5.6 4.9 5.4 6.2
Vermont 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.5 4.3 3.9 4.3
New England 6.4 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.2 5.4 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.6 5.3
United States 6.2 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.8 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.6
1994
Connecticut 6.2 6.2 5.7 5.5 5.3 5.8 5.8 5.5 5.1 4.8 5.0 4.8 5.5
Maine 8.0 8.1 7.7 7.1 6.2 6.2 6.0 5.4 5.4 5.7 6.0 5.8 6.4
Massachusetts 7.5 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.9 6.3 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.6 5.4 5.3 6.2
New Hampshire 6.1 5.9 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.7
Rhode Island 9.0 8.1 7.8 6.5 6.3 6.5 6.7 6.7 6.4 6.2 6.1 5.7 6.8
Vermont 6.0 5.6 5.4 5.2 4.6 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.7 4.1 3.9 4.6
New England 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.0 5.6 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.9
United States 7.3 7.1 6.8 6.2 5.9 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.1 6.1
1993
Connecticut 7.6 7.4 6.8 6.8 6.6 6.8 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.1 6.4
Maine 8.0 8.0 7.6 7.1 6.3 6.4 5.8 5.4 5.7 5.9 6.6 6.5 6.6
Massachusetts 9.1 8.7 8.3 7.4 7.2 7.4 7.2 6.8 6.9 6.5 6.2 6.2 7.3
New Hampshire 8.2 8.0 7.4 6.7 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 6.3
Rhode Island 10.2 9.7 9.0 8.0 7.7 7.7 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.2 6.7 6.9 7.9
Vermont 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.6 4.5 5.3
New England 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.2 6.8 6.9 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.8 6.9
United States 8.0 7.8 7.4 6.9 6.8 7.2 7.0 6.6 6.4 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.9
1992
Connecticut 7.8 8.1 7.4 7.2 7.2 7.8 7.6 7.2 7.0 6.5 6.9 6.8 7.3
Maine 9.0 9.1 8.7 7.8 6.9 6.8 6.1 5.6 5.7 6.0 6.9 6.9 7.1
Massachusetts 9.8 9.7 9.5 8.6 8.7 9.2 9.0 8.6 8.8 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.8
New Hampshire 8.2 8.3 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.7 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.1 7.4 7.3 7.6
Rhode Island 10.1 9.9 9.4 8.6 8.4 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.5 8.3 8.4 8.2 8.8
Vermont 7.8 7.6 7.6 7.3 6.8 6.4 5.8 5.4 5.6 5.3 6.1 5.8 6.4
New England 9.0 9.0 8.7 8.0 7.9 8.3 8.1 7.7 7.8 7.3 7.6 7.5 8.1
United States 8.1 8.2 7.8 7.2 7.3 8.0 7.7 7.4 7.3 6.9 7.1 7.1 7.5
1991
Connecticut 6.2 6.6 6.3 6.1 6.5 6.9 7.0 6.7 6.5 6.3 6.7 6.7 6.5
Maine 8.6 9.6 9.7 8.9 7.9 7.2 6.6 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.9 7.4 7.6
Massachusetts 8.7 8.9 9.1 8.4 8.8 9.1 9.1 8.9 9.1 8.6 8.6 8.7 8.8
New Hampshire 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.3
Rhode Island 8.7 8.6 8.2 7.4 7.7 7.7 8.0 8.1 8.3 8.4 8.2 8.3 8.1
Vermont 7.5 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.3 6.9 6.1 5.2 5.3 5.0 5.9 6.3 6.6
New England 7.9 8.2 8.2 7.6 7.8 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.8 7.5 7.7 7.8 7.8
United States 7.1 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.7 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.7 6.9 6.8
1990
Connecticut 5.1 5.2 4.8 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.5 5.0 5.0 4.9
Maine 5.6 5.8 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.2 4.6 5.2 6.6 6.8 5.3
Massachusetts 5.8 5.9 6.0 5.7 5.8 6.0 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.5 7.0 7.4 6.3
New Hampshire 5.2 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.8 5.8 5.8 6.3 6.5 5.6
Rhode Island 6.4 6.4 6.3 5.5 5.4 5.6 6.1 6.0 6.2 6.3 6.6 6.6 6.1
Vermont 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.4 4.3 5.8 6.0 4.9
New England 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.5 5.7 5.7 5.9 5.7 6.3 6.5 5.7
United States 6.0 5.9 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.9 6.0 5.6
1989
Connecticut 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.6
Maine 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.4 3.8 4.5 4.5 4.0
Massachusetts 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.2
New Hampshire 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.3 4.3 3.5
Rhode Island 4.8 4.0 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.8 3.8 4.1 4.4 4.3 4.7 4.0
Vermont 4.2 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.4 3.4 3.0 3.1 3.4 3.2 3.8 3.7 3.6
New England 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.3 4.4 3.9
United States 6.0 5.6 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.3
1988
Connecticut 3.4 3.2 2.7 2.5 2.8 3.2 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.9
Maine 4.7 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.4 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.7 3.4 3.7
Massachusetts 3.9 3.7 3.6 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.1 3.3
New Hampshire 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.5
Rhode Island 4.0 4.4 3.6 2.7 2.2 2.9 2.4 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.6 2.6 3.0
Vermont 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.6 3.1 2.7 3.0
New England 3.8 3.6 3.4 2.8 2.8 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.1
United States 6.3 6.2 5.9 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.2 5.0 5.5
1987
Connecticut 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.4 3.2
Maine 5.8 5.8 5.4 4.9 4.1 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.6 3.8 4.1 3.7 4.3
Massachusetts 4.5 4.2 4.2 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.7 3.4
New Hampshire 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.3
Rhode Island 5.2 5.0 4.6 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.7 3.6
Vermont 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.0 2.9 3.3 3.0 3.3 2.8 3.8
New England 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.2 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.6 3.3
United States 7.3 7.2 6.9 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.4 6.2
1986
Connecticut 4.2 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.2 3.8
Maine 6.3 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.2 4.6 4.7 5.2 4.8 5.2
Massachusetts 4.5 4.5 4.4 3.8 3.9 4.2 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.5 3.5 3.4 4.0
New Hampshire 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.2 2.1 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.9 2.5
Rhode Island 5.2 5.1 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.5 4.0
Vermont 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.5 4.2 3.6 3.5 4.1 3.8 4.4 3.9 4.4
New England 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.8 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.9
United States 7.3 7.8 7.5 7.0 7.0 7.3 7.0 6.7 6.8 6.6 6.6 6.3 7.0
1985
Connecticut 5.4 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.8 5.2 5.1 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.6 4.6
Maine 6.9 7.0 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.2 4.5 4.8 5.4 5.2 5.5
Massachusetts 4.9 4.6 4.6 3.9 3.9 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.6 4.1
New Hampshire 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.2 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.9 3.8
Rhode Island 6.2 6.0 5.5 4.5 4.0 4.4 4.1 3.8 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.5 4.5
Vermont 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.5 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.3 3.9 4.4 4.1 4.8
New England 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.6 4.5 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.7 4.4
United States 8.0 7.8 7.5 7.1 7.0 7.5 7.4 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 7.2
1984
Connecticut 5.4 5.2 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.5
Maine 8.0 7.8 7.3 6.7 5.7 5.5 5.5 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.5 5.5 6.0
Massachusetts 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.8
New Hampshire 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.2 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.3
Rhode Island 8.2 7.7 7.0 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.2 4.6 4.9 4.7 4.1 4.3 5.6
Vermont 7.1 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.1 4.5 3.9 3.7 3.9 3.6 4.2 4.2 4.9
New England 6.5 6.0 5.7 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.9
United States 8.8 8.4 8.1 7.6 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.1 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.5
1983
Connecticut 7.8 7.5 6.8 6.3 6.0 6.4 5.9 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.6 5.9
Maine 9.9 10.2 9.5 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.4 6.6 6.5 6.8 7.1 7.1 8.0
Massachusetts 8.8 8.5 8.2 7.2 7.0 7.3 6.8 6.6 6.6 6.0 5.7 5.6 7.0
New Hampshire 7.5 7.4 6.9 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.5 5.6
Rhode Island 10.8 10.4 9.8 8.6 8.3 8.4 7.8 7.5 7.8 7.4 6.7 7.0 8.4
Vermont 8.9 8.8 8.2 7.8 7.3 6.6 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.7 5.5 6.7
New England 8.7 8.5 8.0 7.2 6.8 7.1 6.5 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.5 6.8
United States 11.4 11.3 10.8 10.0 9.8 10.2 9.4 9.2 8.8 8.4 8.1 8.0 9.6
1982
Connecticut 7.1 7.3 6.8 6.8 6.8 7.3 7.2 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.8 6.8 6.9
Maine 9.1 9.4 9.4 8.9 8.0 8.0 8.1 6.9 7.0 7.6 8.6 8.5 8.3
Massachusetts 8.3 8.2 8.2 7.7 7.7 8.2 8.2 7.9 8.0 7.6 7.7 7.9 8.0
New Hampshire 7.1 7.4 7.3 7.1 7.0 7.1 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.8 7.0
Rhode Island 10.2 10.2 9.8 9.2 9.0 9.0 9.4 8.6 9.2 9.4 9.2 9.4 9.4
Vermont 7.8 7.8 7.7 8.4 7.4 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.4 7.4 7.1 7.2
New England 8.1 8.1 8.0 7.7 7.5 7.9 7.9 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.6 7.6 7.7
United States 9.4 9.6 9.5 9.2 9.1 9.8 9.8 9.6 9.7 9.9 10.4 10.5 9.7
1981
Connecticut 6.6 6.5 5.8 5.7 5.9 6.4 6.3 6.0 5.7 5.6 6.0 6.1 6.0
Maine 8.9 8.4 8.0 7.1 6.6 6.9 6.0 5.6 6.2 6.6 7.7 7.7 7.1
Massachusetts 6.7 6.4 6.4 5.7 5.9 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.7 6.4 6.7 7.0 6.4
New Hampshire 5.7 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.7 5.9 5.2
Rhode Island 8.6 8.8 8.2 7.1 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.7 8.1 8.0 8.6 7.9
Vermont 6.9 6.6 6.3 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.1 5.0 5.3 5.2 6.1 5.9 5.8
New England 6.9 6.7 6.5 5.9 6.0 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.2 6.6 6.8 6.4
United States 8.2 8.0 7.7 7.0 7.1 7.7 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.9 8.3 7.6
1980
Connecticut 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.5 5.9 6.5 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.5 5.9
Maine 8.1 7.9 7.6 8.1 7.4 7.6 7.3 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.4 7.2 7.4
Massachusetts 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.5 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.8 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.7
New Hampshire 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.6
Rhode Island 7.8 7.7 7.6 6.7 6.6 7.1 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.2 6.7 6.9 7.1
Vermont 6.2 6.1 5.9 6.3 6.3 6.6 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.0 6.4 5.4 6.3
New England 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.8 6.3 6.4 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.9
United States 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.7 7.1 7.8 7.9 7.6 7.2 7.1 7.1 6.9 7.1
1979
Connecticut 5.9 6.0 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.8 4.6 5.2
Maine 7.6 8.0 7.7 7.1 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.6 6.5 6.6
Massachusetts 6.6 6.3 6.2 5.4 5.1 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.4 4.8 4.8 4.8 5.5
New Hampshire 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.2 2.8 3.0 2.7 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2
Rhode Island 7.8 7.3 7.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.8 6.3 6.1 6.0 6.3 6.3
Vermont 6.5 6.1 5.5 5.4 4.6 4.3 4.1 4.5 4.6 4.1 4.9 4.5 4.9
New England 6.4 6.3 6.0 5.4 5.1 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.4
United States 6.4 6.4 6.1 5.5 5.2 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.8
1978
Connecticut 6.4 6.1 5.5 5.0 4.9 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.8 4.9 5.3
Maine 8.4 8.1 7.6 6.6 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.2 5.5 5.5 6.2 6.5 6.4
Massachusetts 7.6 7.1 6.9 5.9 5.8 6.2 6.4 5.9 6.1 5.2 5.4 5.6 6.2
New Hampshire 5.3 5.0 4.7 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.9 3.8
Rhode Island 8.3 8.2 7.5 6.0 5.8 6.2 6.1 5.8 6.1 5.9 5.8 6.1 6.5
Vermont 7.5 6.9 6.3 5.7 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 5.0 4.5 5.4 5.2 5.5
New England 7.2 6.9 6.5 5.6 5.4 5.7 5.8 5.4 5.5 4.9 5.2 5.3 5.8
United States 7.1 6.9 6.6 5.8 5.5 6.2 6.3 5.9 5.8 5.4 5.6 5.7 6.1
1977
Connecticut 8.8 8.9 8.0 7.2 6.7 7.4 7.1 6.8 6.6 6.0 6.1 5.4 7.1
Maine 10.4 10.8 10.3 9.0 7.5 8.2 7.6 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.9 7.1 8.3
Massachusetts 9.6 9.4 9.1 8.0 7.5 8.2 7.8 7.7 7.7 6.8 6.7 6.3 7.9
New Hampshire 7.2 7.4 6.9 6.2 5.5 5.7 5.1 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.1 5.6
Rhode Island 9.7 9.8 9.0 7.6 7.1 7.5 7.2 7.2 7.4 7.2 6.7 6.5 7.7
Vermont 9.2 9.1 8.4 7.6 6.8 7.0 6.0 6.2 6.7 6.1 6.8 6.0 7.1
New England 9.3 9.3 8.7 7.7 7.1 7.7 7.3 7.2 7.1 6.4 6.5 6.0 7.5
United States 8.3 8.5 7.9 6.9 6.4 7.5 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.5 6.0 7.1
1976
Connecticut 10.8 10.5 9.6 9.3 8.8 9.5 9.3 9.0 8.7 8.0 8.2 7.9 9.1
Maine 10.2 10.3 9.7 8.8 7.6 7.9 7.5 7.1 7.5 7.9 9.0 8.9 8.5
Massachusetts 11.9 11.5 11.2 10.1 9.4 9.9 9.8 9.3 9.3 8.6 8.6 8.5 9.8
New Hampshire 8.0 8.0 7.6 7.0 6.4 6.6 6.3 6.4 6.1 5.8 6.0 5.9 6.7
Rhode Island 9.1 9.3 8.6 7.6 6.8 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.8 8.1 7.7 7.8 8.0
Vermont 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.2 8.2 8.7 7.6 7.5 7.8 7.2 8.1 7.4 8.5
New England 10.9 10.7 10.2 9.3 8.7 9.2 9.0 8.6 8.6 8.1 8.3 8.1 9.1
United States 8.8 8.7 8.1 7.4 6.8 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.4 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.7


Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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