Alabama Employment Analysis

( Data Date : August 2017 )

Alabama Employment Profile

Located in the southeastern region of the U.S., Alabama has experienced many social, agricultural and economic shifts over the past century. Its economy, once heavily reliant on agriculture, industry and mining, is now much more diverse, having expanded into finance and banking; auto manufacturing; aerospace; and electronics.

State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Alabama Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)

  • Compared to national rates, Alabama unemployment rate in August 2017 was lower by 0.1% than the U.S. rate of 4.4%.

  • Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.