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Municipal Employment Data

Halifax

2010 Population 7,518

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment

(not seasonally adjusted)
Month   Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
07 2018   4,666   4,475   191   4.1  
06 2018   4,595   4,432   163   3.5  
05 2018   4,510   4,384   126   2.8  
04 2018   4,492   4,354   138   3.1  
03 2018   4,489   4,301   188   4.2  
02 2018   4,463   4,264   199   4.5  
01 2018   4,390   4,206   184   4.2  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2017   4,364   4,211   153   3.5  
Average 2016   4,300   4,141   159   3.7  
Average 2015   4,254   4,049   205   4.8  
Average 2014   4,240   3,981   259   6.1  
Average 2013   4,129   3,840   289   7.0  
Average 2012   4,099   3,801   298   7.3  
Average 2011   4,098   3,785   313   7.6  
Average 2010   4,162   3,774   388   9.3  

2017 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries151  $54,280,7091,386  $753  
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting4  $262,5738  $631  
Construction40  $12,231,599194  $1,212  
Wholesale Trade5  $700,29210  $1,347  
Retail Trade13  $10,120,056350  $556  
Transportation and Warehousing5  $1,002,04619  $1,014  
Finance and Insurance6  $3,965,33342  $1,816  
Professional and Technical Services5  $1,153,55619  $1,168  
Administrative and Waste Services13  $4,644,87899  $902  
Health Care and Social Assistance27  $3,212,18590  $686  
Accommodation and Food Services9  $3,842,412199  $371  
Other Services, Except Public Administration8  $767,51522  $671  
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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