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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
09 2019   4,508   4,389   119   2.6  
08 2019   4,591   4,469   122   2.7  
07 2019   4,578   4,447   131   2.9  
06 2019   4,571   4,443   128   2.8  
05 2019   4,532   4,404   128   2.8  
04 2019   4,526   4,412   114   2.5  
03 2019   4,580   4,422   158   3.4  
02 2019   4,576   4,414   162   3.5  
01 2019   4,572   4,393   179   3.9  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2018   4,506   4,356   150   3.3  
Average 2017   4,349   4,193   156   3.6  
Average 2016   4,310   4,151   159   3.7  
Average 2015   4,257   4,052   205   4.8  
Average 2014   4,243   3,983   260   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   4,161   3,773   388   9.3  

2018 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries150  $57,229,1931,426  $772  
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting3  $217,0377  $596  
Construction39  $13,457,649212  $1,221  
Retail Trade14  $10,217,527345  $570  
Transportation and Warehousing5  $970,79120  $933  
Finance and Insurance6  $3,880,25542  $1,777  
Professional and Technical Services6  $1,245,11519  $1,260  
Administrative and Waste Services14  $5,901,297120  $946  
Health Care and Social Assistance26  $3,469,79095  $702  
Accommodation and Food Services10  $4,269,374215  $382  
Other Services, Except Public Administration7  $624,20920  $600  
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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