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Unemployment Rates and Labor Force (LAUS)

Local Area Unemployment Statistics
New York State, Labor Market Regions, Metropolitan Areas,
Counties, and Municipalities of at Least 25,000 Population

Data Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program

Chautauqua County
(Data are not seasonally adjusted. Data are preliminary and subject to revision.)

Unemployment Rate

 
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann Avg
2004 7.8% 7.5% 7.2% 6.7% 6.1% 6.0% 5.4% 5.1%
2003 6.8% 6.5% 6.2% 5.9% 6.4% 6.5% 6.5% 5.8% 6.3% 6.1% 6.6% 6.7% 6.4%
2002 7.4% 7.7% 7.1% 6.3% 6.1% 6.0% 5.7% 5.2% 5.7% 5.4% 5.9% 6.1% 6.2%
2001 5.6% 5.8% 4.9% 4.5% 4.6% 4.7% 5.3% 4.9% 5.6% 5.5% 6.1% 6.3% 5.3%
2000 5.8% 5.8% 5.2% 4.5% 4.2% 4.0% 4.1% 3.7% 4.1% 4.4% 5.1% 4.8% 4.6%
1999 7.0% 6.5% 6.1% 5.2% 4.8% 4.8% 4.8% 4.2% 4.5% 4.3% 4.6% 4.8% 5.1%
1998 6.7% 6.4% 5.7% 5.1% 5.0% 4.7% 4.5% 4.3% 4.6% 4.6% 5.3% 5.4% 5.2%
1997 6.3% 6.4% 5.9% 5.4% 5.5% 5.3% 5.3% 4.9% 5.5% 5.3% 5.8% 5.9% 5.6%
1996 6.3% 6.3% 6.0% 5.6% 4.8% 4.9% 4.9% 4.5% 4.5% 4.2% 4.8% 4.8% 5.1%
1995 7.4% 7.0% 6.6% 5.9% 5.4% 5.5% 5.5% 5.3% 5.7% 5.2% 5.7% 5.6% 5.9%
1994 8.2% 8.3% 7.9% 6.8% 6.4% 6.2% 6.1% 5.6% 6.1% 5.9% 6.0% 6.0% 6.6%
1993 9.2% 7.5% 7.0% 7.4% 6.2% 6.2% 5.9% 6.0% 6.4% 6.1% 6.8% 7.0% 6.8%
1992 10.5% 10.4% 9.8% 8.9% 8.2% 8.2% 7.9% 7.2% 7.6% 7.0% 7.0% 7.1% 8.3%
1991 8.2% 8.0% 7.9% 7.6% 6.9% 7.4% 7.3% 6.7% 7.4% 7.7% 8.8% 9.3% 7.7%
1990 6.8% 6.6% 6.3% 5.4% 5.0% 5.2% 5.0% 4.6% 5.0% 5.2% 6.0% 6.4% 5.6%
1989 7.4% 7.1% 6.7% 7.0% 6.2% 5.3% 5.1% 5.3% 6.1% 5.3% 6.1% 6.1% 6.1%
1988 6.6% 5.9% 5.5% 4.1% 4.9% 3.8% 4.6% 4.5% 4.9% 5.2% 5.6% 6.1% 5.1%
1987 8.5% 7.8% 7.2% 6.6% 5.6% 5.1% 4.5% 4.6% 5.5% 5.8% 5.3% 4.8% 5.9%
1986 8.9% 9.4% 9.7% 7.6% 8.8% 7.4% 7.1% 7.2% 7.8% 6.7% 7.2% 7.8% 8.0%
1985 8.1% 7.1% 8.5% 7.1% 7.6% 8.2% 7.4% 6.6% 6.8% 7.6% 7.9% 7.9% 7.6%
1984 11.0% 9.4% 9.7% 7.5% 7.2% 6.8% 7.1% 6.7% 6.6% 6.8% 7.6% 7.4% 7.8%
1983 12.5% 12.5% 11.8% 12.0% 10.9% 11.9% 9.0% 8.8% 8.4% 8.1% 8.9% 8.4% 10.2%
1982 10.0% 11.3% 9.8% 9.6% 10.1% 10.5% 10.5% 10.3% 11.1% 11.4% 13.1% 11.6% 10.8%
1981 10.1% 9.1% 8.4% 8.2% 7.8% 8.3% 7.0% 7.0% 6.4% 5.8% 8.6% 8.8% 8.0%
1980 8.7% 8.0% 7.0% 7.7% 8.8% 8.0% 8.0% 7.5% 6.7% 7.9% 7.9% 8.0% 7.9%
1979 6.7% 6.4% 6.0% 5.6% 4.2% 4.8% 5.6% 5.3% 5.9% 6.7% 7.5% 7.6% 6.0%
1978 7.5% 7.6% 6.8% 6.6% 6.4% 6.5% 6.7% 5.7% 6.3% 5.9% 6.2% 5.0% 6.4%
1977 10.9% 11.3% 10.2% 10.0% 9.3% 8.2% 8.1% 6.1% 7.1% 6.7% 7.4% 6.7% 8.5%
1976 11.4% 11.5% 10.5% 10.3% 8.4% 9.5% 9.6% 8.4% 8.3% 8.8% 10.6% 9.9% 9.8%
1975 8.5% 8.3% 8.8% 7.6% 7.2% 8.0% 8.2% 9.2% 8.9% 9.1% 9.5% 9.4% 8.6%
1974 5.6% 5.1% 5.6% 5.5% 4.7% 5.5% 5.3% 4.0% 5.5% 5.3% 6.5% 7.3% 5.5%

Labor Force
Data in thousands.
 
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann Avg
2004 65.1 64.6 64.8 64.0 64.8 67.4 67.7 67.5
2003 65.7 65.4 65.0 64.0 65.2 67.8 68.9 68.2 65.7 64.8 64.6 64.3 65.8
2002 65.4 65.8 65.1 64.7 65.7 68.1 69.4 69.5 66.3 65.8 65.9 65.6 66.4
2001 64.7 64.6 63.9 63.7 64.9 67.3 68.2 67.8 65.8 65.2 65.2 64.9 65.5
2000 65.9 66.3 65.9 65.5 66.1 67.6 68.6 68.2 65.9 65.7 65.5 65.2 66.4
1999 66.2 66.8 66.6 66.1 67.2 68.2 69.1 69.0 67.1 66.6 66.5 66.4 67.2
1998 68.9 68.7 68.8 68.0 69.1 70.0 71.0 69.7 68.5 67.6 67.2 66.8 68.7
1997 69.1 69.2 69.1 68.5 69.4 71.4 71.6 71.2 69.5 68.9 68.9 68.8 69.6
1996 67.7 67.6 67.4 66.4 67.8 68.8 70.0 69.4 68.0 68.3 68.2 68.3 68.2
1995 65.9 66.7 66.5 66.0 67.4 68.6 69.3 69.0 66.6 67.6 67.2 67.2 67.3
1994 67.9 68.4 67.8 67.2 68.6 69.6 70.7 70.5 68.1 67.7 67.4 66.7 68.4
1993 66.8 67.2 67.1 67.2 68.5 70.3 71.3 70.8 68.5 68.9 68.6 68.3 68.6
1992 67.3 67.5 67.1 66.9 67.4 68.9 70.3 69.6 67.3 67.0 66.8 66.4 67.7
1991 69.1 69.0 68.6 67.8 68.7 70.5 70.9 70.3 69.6 68.3 68.4 68.0 69.1
1990 68.1 68.5 67.9 67.0 68.7 69.5 70.3 71.0 68.6 68.0 67.4 67.2 68.5
1989 64.9 65.1 64.2 65.6 65.5 66.8 67.5 66.6 65.2 65.5 64.9 65.3 65.6
1988 64.0 63.2 63.1 61.1 62.6 64.1 65.2 66.3 64.3 64.8 64.8 65.1 64.0
1987 63.8 63.5 62.7 62.6 62.9 64.9 65.6 65.1 62.9 63.8 63.3 63.5 63.7
1986 63.8 63.9 63.4 62.2 63.4 65.8 66.7 66.8 66.3 64.6 63.6 64.0 64.5
1985 62.2 61.3 62.5 60.7 61.7 63.7 65.5 65.6 64.5 65.4 64.4 64.0 63.5
1984 62.1 62.8 64.0 62.4 62.4 64.0 65.9 65.4 64.3 64.2 64.4 63.6 63.8
1983 64.3 65.6 65.4 65.7 65.0 68.2 69.9 70.3 66.6 66.3 65.4 64.5 66.4
1982 66.9 68.2 66.9 65.0 65.0 66.7 68.0 68.3 65.1 64.7 65.1 64.2 66.2
1981 67.9 69.1 67.9 67.2 66.6 67.4 68.5 70.2 67.3 65.9 66.2 66.7 67.6
1980 69.1 69.3 68.1 66.6 69.0 69.0 70.7 71.1 68.4 69.2 68.9 67.7 68.9
1979 68.1 68.2 68.4 67.3 67.7 69.9 71.4 70.8 69.0 68.9 70.1 69.7 69.1
1978 64.4 63.8 64.1 64.9 64.5 66.4 68.0 69.2 66.5 68.0 68.5 68.8 66.4
1977 62.3 62.4 63.1 63.7 63.9 66.2 67.3 66.0 64.6 65.1 64.5 64.6 64.5
1976 62.5 63.6 63.8 64.0 64.7 65.3 67.8 68.2 64.1 64.9 63.9 62.6 64.6
1975 59.9 60.4 61.1 60.9 60.9 63.4 65.6 65.1 63.0 62.7 60.9 60.3 62.0
1974 59.0 58.8 59.0 58.8 59.1 61.5 62.5 62.6 62.0 62.1 60.6 60.8 60.6

Employed
Data in thousands.
 
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann Avg
2004 60.0 59.7 60.2 59.8 60.8 63.3 64.1 64.0
2003 61.2 61.2 61.0 60.3 61.1 63.4 64.5 64.2 61.6 60.8 60.3 59.9 61.6
2002 60.6 60.7 60.5 60.6 61.7 64.0 65.5 65.9 62.6 62.2 62.0 61.6 62.3
2001 61.1 60.9 60.8 60.9 61.9 64.1 64.6 64.5 62.1 61.7 61.2 60.9 62.0
2000 62.1 62.4 62.4 62.6 63.4 64.9 65.8 65.7 63.2 62.8 62.1 62.1 63.3
1999 61.6 62.4 62.5 62.7 64.0 64.9 65.8 66.1 64.1 63.8 63.4 63.2 63.7
1998 64.3 64.3 64.9 64.5 65.6 66.7 67.8 66.7 65.4 64.5 63.7 63.2 65.1
1997 64.7 64.8 65.0 64.8 65.6 67.6 67.8 67.7 65.7 65.3 64.9 64.7 65.7
1996 63.4 63.4 63.4 62.7 64.6 65.4 66.6 66.3 64.9 65.5 65.0 65.0 64.7
1995 61.0 62.0 62.1 62.1 63.7 64.8 65.5 65.3 62.9 64.1 63.4 63.4 63.4
1994 62.3 62.7 62.5 62.6 64.2 65.3 66.4 66.6 63.9 63.7 63.4 62.7 63.9
1993 60.7 62.2 62.4 62.3 64.3 65.9 67.1 66.6 64.1 64.7 63.9 63.5 64.0
1992 60.2 60.5 60.5 61.0 61.9 63.2 64.8 64.5 62.2 62.4 62.1 61.7 62.1
1991 63.4 63.5 63.2 62.6 63.9 65.3 65.7 65.6 64.5 63.1 62.4 61.7 63.7
1990 63.5 64.0 63.6 63.4 65.3 65.8 66.8 67.8 65.2 64.5 63.4 62.9 64.7
1989 60.1 60.5 59.9 61.0 61.5 63.3 64.0 63.1 61.2 62.1 60.9 61.3 61.6
1988 59.8 59.4 59.6 58.5 59.6 61.6 62.2 63.3 61.1 61.5 61.1 61.1 60.7
1987 58.3 58.6 58.2 58.4 59.4 61.6 62.6 62.1 59.4 60.1 60.0 60.5 59.9
1986 58.1 57.9 57.2 57.4 57.8 60.9 62.0 62.0 61.1 60.3 59.0 59.0 59.4
1985 57.2 57.0 57.1 56.3 57.0 58.5 60.6 61.3 60.1 60.4 59.3 58.9 58.7
1984 55.3 56.9 57.8 57.8 57.9 59.6 61.2 61.0 60.1 59.9 59.5 58.9 58.8
1983 56.2 57.4 57.6 57.8 57.9 60.1 63.6 64.1 61.0 60.9 59.6 59.1 59.6
1982 60.2 60.5 60.3 58.8 58.4 59.7 60.9 61.3 57.8 57.3 56.6 56.8 59.0
1981 61.0 62.9 62.2 61.7 61.4 61.8 63.7 65.3 63.0 62.1 60.5 60.8 62.2
1980 63.1 63.8 63.4 61.5 63.0 63.5 65.0 65.8 63.8 63.7 63.5 62.2 63.5
1979 63.6 63.8 64.3 63.5 64.9 66.5 67.4 67.1 64.9 64.2 64.8 64.4 65.0
1978 59.6 59.0 59.7 60.6 60.4 62.0 63.4 65.3 62.3 64.0 64.2 65.3 62.2
1977 55.6 55.4 56.6 57.3 57.9 60.8 61.8 62.0 60.0 60.7 59.8 60.3 59.0
1976 55.4 56.3 57.1 57.4 59.3 59.1 61.3 62.4 58.8 59.1 57.1 56.4 58.3
1975 54.8 55.4 55.8 56.3 56.5 58.3 60.2 59.1 57.4 57.0 55.1 54.6 56.7
1974 55.7 55.8 55.7 55.5 56.3 58.1 59.1 60.1 58.6 58.8 56.6 56.4 57.2

Unemployed
Data in thousands.
 
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann Avg
2004 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.3 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.5
2003 4.5 4.3 4.1 3.8 4.1 4.4 4.5 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.3 4.3 4.2
2002 4.8 5.1 4.6 4.1 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.9 4.0 4.1
2001 3.6 3.7 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.6 3.3 3.7 3.6 4.0 4.1 3.5
2000 3.9 3.9 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.9 3.3 3.1 3.1
1999 4.7 4.3 4.1 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.8 3.1 3.2 3.5
1998 4.6 4.4 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.5 3.6 3.6
1997 4.3 4.4 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.7 4.0 4.1 3.9
1996 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.3 3.3 3.5
1995 4.9 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.8 4.0
1994 5.6 5.6 5.3 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.2 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.5
1993 6.1 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.8 4.7
1992 7.1 7.0 6.6 6.0 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.0 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.6
1991 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.1 4.7 5.2 5.2 4.7 5.1 5.2 6.0 6.3 5.4
1990 4.6 4.5 4.3 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.6 4.1 4.3 3.9
1989 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.6 4.1 3.5 3.5 3.5 4.0 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.0
1988 4.2 3.7 3.5 2.5 3.1 2.5 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.6 4.0 3.3
1987 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.2 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.4 3.7 3.3 3.0 3.8
1986 5.7 6.0 6.1 4.7 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.8 5.2 4.3 4.6 5.0 5.1
1985 5.1 4.3 5.3 4.3 4.7 5.2 4.8 4.3 4.4 5.0 5.1 5.1 4.8
1984 6.8 5.9 6.2 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.9 4.7 5.0
1983 8.0 8.2 7.7 7.9 7.1 8.1 6.3 6.2 5.6 5.4 5.8 5.4 6.8
1982 6.7 7.7 6.6 6.2 6.5 7.0 7.1 7.0 7.2 7.4 8.6 7.4 7.1
1981 6.9 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.6 4.8 4.9 4.3 3.8 5.7 5.9 5.4
1980 6.0 5.6 4.8 5.1 6.1 5.5 5.7 5.3 4.5 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.4
1979 4.6 4.4 4.1 3.8 2.8 3.4 4.0 3.7 4.1 4.6 5.3 5.3 4.2
1978 4.8 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.5 3.9 4.2 4.0 4.3 3.5 4.3
1977 6.8 7.1 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.4 5.4 4.1 4.6 4.4 4.8 4.3 5.5
1976 7.1 7.3 6.7 6.6 5.4 6.2 6.5 5.8 5.3 5.7 6.8 6.2 6.3
1975 5.1 5.0 5.4 4.6 4.4 5.1 5.4 6.0 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.7 5.3
1974 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.2 2.8 3.4 3.3 2.5 3.4 3.3 3.9 4.5 3.3

For more information concerning Unemployment Rates and Labor Force (LAUS), see Technical Notes. For additional information on the various sources of employment data, see comparing sources of employment data.

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