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

Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment

Massachusetts and Counties

(Data not seasonally adjusted)
CSV of this data
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Massachusetts 3,644,400 3,667,800 3,609,200 3,464,200 3,487,900 3,391,400 180,100 179,900 217,800 4.9 % 4.9 % 6.0 %
Barnstable County 120,805 118,058 124,315 115,067 112,108 117,490 5,738 5,950 6,825 4.7 % 5.0 % 5.5 %
Berkshire County 67,939 67,918 68,197 64,466 64,418 63,873 3,473 3,500 4,324 5.1 % 5.2 % 6.3 %
Bristol County 291,710 294,400 290,133 273,706 276,860 268,295 18,004 17,540 21,838 6.2 % 6.0 % 7.5 %
Dukes County 11,547 10,683 11,833 11,090 10,190 11,265 457 493 568 4.0 % 4.6 % 4.8 %
Essex County 412,236 415,665 407,765 391,229 394,593 382,319 21,007 21,072 25,446 5.1 % 5.1 % 6.2 %
Franklin County 39,689 40,393 39,652 37,938 38,634 37,460 1,751 1,759 2,192 4.4 % 4.4 % 5.5 %
Hampden County 223,003 226,004 222,892 207,460 211,095 204,288 15,543 14,909 18,604 7.0 % 6.6 % 8.3 %
Hampshire County 86,989 88,473 86,358 82,912 84,293 81,624 4,077 4,180 4,734 4.7 % 4.7 % 5.5 %
Middlesex County 874,021 879,893 861,916 838,282 843,461 818,965 35,739 36,432 42,951 4.1 % 4.1 % 5.0 %
Nantucket County 9,094 8,269 9,109 8,866 8,019 8,820 228 250 289 2.5 % 3.0 % 3.2 %
Norfolk County 377,457 379,179 371,654 360,963 362,640 351,712 16,494 16,539 19,942 4.4 % 4.4 % 5.4 %
Plymouth County 272,709 274,014 270,282 258,637 260,080 253,213 14,072 13,934 17,069 5.2 % 5.1 % 6.3 %
Suffolk County 424,115 425,936 417,828 403,766 405,454 392,995 20,349 20,482 24,833 4.8 % 4.8 % 5.9 %
Worcester County 433,077 438,889 427,294 409,867 416,011 399,112 23,210 22,878 28,182 5.4 % 5.2 % 6.6 %