Unemployment - Dataset

opendata.ramseycounty.us | Last Updated 27 Nov 2017

Monthly estimates of labor force, employment and unemployment by county for the seven county metro area.

Tags: jobs

This dataset has the following 8 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Year/Monthyear_monthtext
Geographic Areageographic_areatext
Labor Forcelabor_forcenumberLabor Force is the sum of Employment and Unemployment.
EmploymentemploymentnumberEmployment includes persons age 16 or older who, in the survey week, worked for pay or profit, or worked unpaid in a family-operated business, or were temporarily absent from their regular jobs.
UnemploymentunemploymentnumberUnemployment includes those not employed but available for work and actively looking during the last four weeks; those waiting to be called back to a job from which they were laid off; or persons waiting to report to a new wage or salaried job.
Unemployment Rateunemployment_ratenumberUnemployment Rate is Unemployment divided by Labor Force.
Yearyeartext
Monthmonthtext