Birmingham-Hoover Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro +2,500
  • Month Over Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 2,300
  • Year Over Year: +1.9%
State +3,700
  • Month Over Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 4,267
  • Year Over Year: +2.2%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.2%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.2%
  • Year Over Year: -1.0%
State 2.7%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.7%
  • Year Over Year: -0.9%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -100
  • From Last Month: -0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 35
  • From Last Year: +0.9%
Telecommunications 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3
  • From Last Year: -8.3%
Accommodation & Food Services -200
  • From Last Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 195
  • From Last Year: +3.3%
Manufacturing +300
  • From Last Month: +0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 40
  • From Last Year: -0.7%
Retail Trade +1,300
  • From Last Month: +2.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 59
  • From Last Year: +3.4%
Transportation & Warehousing +700
  • From Last Month: +4.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 17
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing +300
  • From Last Month: +0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 67
  • From Last Year: +2.3%
Goods Producing +1,000
  • From Last Month: +1.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 72
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Hospitals 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 18
  • From Last Year: +2.2%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 9
  • From Last Year: -2.2%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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