Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
Division of Unemployment Assistance

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment

Massachusetts and Counties

(Data not seasonally adjusted)
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Massachusetts 3,549,900 3,476,500 3,537,400 3,350,300 3,296,900 3,274,400 199,600 179,500 262,900 5.6 % 5.2 % 7.4 %
Barnstable County 128,380 119,533 129,214 122,052 113,427 120,903 6,328 6,106 8,311 4.9 % 5.1 % 6.4 %
Berkshire County 72,681 69,615 72,698 68,581 65,820 67,526 4,100 3,795 5,172 5.6 % 5.5 % 7.1 %
Bristol County 292,806 288,243 293,558 272,062 268,579 265,730 20,744 19,664 27,828 7.1 % 6.8 % 9.5 %
Dukes County 14,337 11,491 14,482 13,787 10,930 13,741 550 561 741 3.8 % 4.9 % 5.1 %
Essex County 391,716 383,568 391,052 368,766 362,756 360,368 22,950 20,812 30,684 5.9 % 5.4 % 7.8 %
Franklin County 37,978 38,598 38,288 35,983 36,773 35,671 1,995 1,825 2,617 5.3 % 4.7 % 6.8 %
Hampden County 223,675 221,110 223,860 207,545 206,486 202,994 16,130 14,624 20,866 7.2 % 6.6 % 9.3 %
Hampshire County 87,031 89,400 86,993 82,378 85,391 80,821 4,653 4,009 6,172 5.3 % 4.5 % 7.1 %
Middlesex County 857,156 841,310 850,355 817,450 806,319 797,992 39,706 34,991 52,363 4.6 % 4.2 % 6.2 %
Nantucket County 9,761 8,050 10,240 9,487 7,768 9,867 274 282 373 2.8 % 3.5 % 3.6 %
Norfolk County 374,444 367,725 371,009 356,053 351,267 347,037 18,391 16,458 23,972 4.9 % 4.5 % 6.5 %
Plymouth County 270,067 264,447 268,527 254,672 250,709 248,445 15,395 13,738 20,082 5.7 % 5.2 % 7.5 %
Suffolk County 380,741 372,780 378,776 358,032 353,224 348,895 22,709 19,556 29,881 6.0 % 5.2 % 7.9 %
Worcester County 409,087 400,580 408,307 383,448 377,464 374,458 25,639 23,116 33,849 6.3 % 5.8 % 8.3 %