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Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area Employment Analysis

( Data Date : March 2019 )

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.




The latest employment scorecard for the State of Alabama is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  You can view what jobs are available in Alabama, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page

 

Alabama Employment Data:

Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)


  • The unemployment rate in the Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area, metro area was 5% in February 2019, 0.2% lower than last month, and lower by 0.1% from a year ago.

  • Compared to national and state unemployment rates, the Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area, metro area unemployment rate in February 2019 was higher by 1.2% than the U.S. rate of 3.8%, and higher by 1.2% than the Alabama state unemployment rate of 3.8%.

  • Total employment in the Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area, metro area declined by 4% (2357 less persons employed) over the past quarter, and increased by 5.1% ( 1940287 less ) over the past year.

  • The Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area, metro area has an employable civilian labor force (employed + unemployed persons age 16 and older) of 189,220 persons.

  • The Mobile, AL Metropolitan Area, metro area labor force shrunk by 1.3% (32533 persons) over the past quarter, and shrunk by 2.7% (35477 persons) over the past year.

  • Current Rate
    Last Year
    Last QTR
    Last Month
    Difference Since Last Quarter
    5%
    + 5.1%
    - 4%
    + 5.2%
    -2357


    %95.03 of the Total Labor Force is Employed.


    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.