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UNEMPLOYMENT RATES

Month - Employed - Unemployed - Labor force - Rate


RICHMOND COUNTY

Jan. '08 - 85,016 - 5,997 - 91,013 6.6%

Feb. '08 - 84,557 - 5,694 - 90,251 6.3

March '08 - 85,389 - 5,830 - 91,219 6.4

April '08 - 86,363 - 5,368 - 91,731 5.9

May '08 - 86,047 - 5,907 - 91,954 6.4

June '08 - 85,633 - 6,852 - 92,485 7.4

July '08 - 85,563 - 7,256 - 92,819 7.8

August '08 - 84,570 - 6,738 - 91,308 7.4

Sept. '08 - 84,725 - 6,665 - 91,390 7.3

Oct. '08 - 84,440 - 7,139 - 91,579 7.8

Nov. '08 - 84,532 - 7,099 - 91,631 7.7

Dec. '08 - 84,511 - 7,803 - 92,314 8.5

Jan. '09 - 82,719 - 8,644 - 91,363 9.5

Feb. '09 - 82,466 - 8,730 - 91,196 9.6

March '09 - 82,511 - 8,720 - 91,231 9.6


COLUMBIA COUNTY

Jan. '08 - 57,419 - 2,503 - 59,922 4.2%

Feb. '08 - 57,109 - 2,403 - 59,512 4.0

March '08 - 57,670 - 2,458 - 60,128 4.1

April '08 - 58,328 - 2,276 - 60,604 3.8

May '08 - 58,115 - 2,505 - 60,620 4.1

June '08 - 57,835 - 2,913 - 60,748 4.8

July '08 - 57,788 - 3,229 - 61,017 5.3

August '08 - 57,117 - 3,045 - 60,162 5.1

Sept. '08 - 57,222 - 2,957 - 60,179 4.9

Oct. '08 - 57,029 - 3,154 - 60,183 5.2

Nov. '08 - 57,092 - 3,246 - 60,338 5.4

Dec. '08 - 57,078 - 3,452 - 60,530 5.7

Jan. '09 - 55,867 - 3,745 - 59,612 6.3

Feb. '09 - 55,696 - 4,035 - 59,731 6.8

March '09 - 55,727 - 4,009 - 59,736 6.7


AIKEN COUNTY

Jan. '08 - 70,085 - 4,047 - 74,132 5.5%

Feb. '08 - 69,784 - 3,697 - 73,481 5.0

March '08 - 70,426 - 3,320 - 73,746 4.5

April '08 - 71,451 - 3,321 - 74,772 4.4

May '08 - 71,383 - 3,820 - 75,203 5.1

June '08 - 71,335 - 4,323 - 75,658 5.7

July '08 - 71,732 - 4,628 - 76,360 6.1

August '08 - 70,645 - 5,170 - 75,815 6.8

Sept. '08 - 70,306 - 4,975 - 75,281 6.6

Oct. '08 - 70,310 - 5,235 - 75,545 6.9

Nov. '08 - 70,180 - 5,245 - 75,425 7.0

Dec. '08 - 70,042 - 5,728 - 75,770 7.6

Jan. '09 - 69,503 - 6,382 - 75,885 8.4

Feb. '09 - 69,281 - 7,164 - 76,445 9.4

March '09 - 69,424 - 6,571 - 75,995 8.6

Source: U.S. Department of Labor


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