opendata-maryland-gov/employment-unemployment-and-labor-force-data-ub9y-b3wy

  • bls
  • bureau of labor statistics
  • employment
  • labor force participation
  • unemployment

Employment, Unemployment, and Labor Force Data

Employment, Unemployment, and Labor Force Data

This dataset uses seasonally adjusted data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to present information on Maryland's labor force participation rate, employment rate, and unemployment rate.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Unemployment Rateseasonally_adjusted_unemployment_rateseasonally_adjusted_unemployment_rateNumberThe number of unemployed residents divided by the civilian labor force. This represents the percentage of those not employed out of those who want to be employed (employed or seeking employment).
Unemployedunemployed_percent_of_populationunemployed_percent_of_populationNumberThe number of unemployed civilian, non-institutional residents age 16 and up
Employment Rateseasonally_adjusted_employment_rateseasonally_adjusted_employment_rateNumberThe number of employed residents divided by the civilian labor force. This represents the percentage of those employed out of those who want to be employed (employed or seeking employment).
EmployedemployedemployedNumberThe number of employed civilian, non-institutional residents age 16 and up
Labor Force Participation Rateseasonally_adjusted_labor_force_participation_rateseasonally_adjusted_labor_force_participation_rateNumberThe civilian labor force divided by the total civilian non-institutional population. This represents the ratio of those employed or seeking employment out of the total potential labor pool.
MonthmonthmonthTextMonth represented by data
DatedatedateCalendar date
Civilian Labor Forcecivilian_labor_forcecivilian_labor_forceNumberThis represents the number from the labor pool who are either employed or are seeking employment.
Civilian Non-institutional Populationcivilian_non_institutional_populationcivilian_non_institutional_populationNumberRepresents the civilian, non-institutional population of Maryland aged 16 and over. This is the universe of the labor pool.
Date Labeldate_labeldate_labelTextMonth and Year - Labels for graphing purposes
YearyearyearTextCalendar year represented by data

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