Information on labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates produced by Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) for the Commonwealth, New England City and Town Statistical Areas, Labor Market Areas (LMA), Workforce Investment Areas (WIA), Counties, Cities and Towns.


As of March 10, 2015 statewide unemployment rate and labor force estimates have been revised from 1976 through 2014.
As of April 22, 2015 local unemployment rates have been revised for 2010 through 2014. In addition, the 2010 Census NECTA and labor area delineations have been implemented resulting in changes to the geographic composition of sub-state areas.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization for States
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Most recent month for all Labor Areas HTML or CSV
Most recent month for all Workforce Investment Areas HTML or CSV
Most recent month for all Counties HTML or CSV
Most recent month for all MA cities and towns HTML or CSV
Cities and towns by selected area
12 Month Average
1976-2014 Statewide Seasonally Adjusted Data EXCEL
1976-2014 Statewide Unadjusted Data EXCEL
2014 substate CSV
2013 substate CSV
2012 substate CSV
2011 substate CSV
2010 substate CSV

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