Demographics of Employment and Unemployment in Maine

This data is derived from Current Population Survey (CPS). The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) partners with the US Census Bureau to conduct the survey of approximately 60,000 households on a monthly basis. Approximately 800 of these households are in Maine.  The survey asks about employment and unemployment or actively seeking work, educational attainment, reasons for unemployment, and others factor to provide a more comprehensive picture of the labor force. Additional information about CPS is available here.

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Tables

  • Labor Force Participation and Employment Status by Age and Gender, 2000–2013 (Excel)
  • Employment and Unemployment of the Experienced Labor Force by Industry Sector, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Employment and Unemployment of the Experienced Labor Force by Occupation, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Population - Births/Deaths/Net Migration (Excel) | Projected Population Change by Age Group (Excel)
  • Employment Status by Educational Attainment of Population Age 25 and over, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Employment Status of Maine Veterans versus Non-Veterans, 2000 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Hours of Work Per Week by Gender, 2000 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Full & Part-Time Work Status by Gender, 2000 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Reasons for Working Part-Time Work by Gender, 2000 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Reason for Unemployment by Gender, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Unemployment by Duration in Weeks by Gender, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Agricultural & Non-Agricultural Workers by Status (Wage & Salary or Self-Employed) by Gender, 2000 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Distribution of Employment by Industry Sector by Gender, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Distribution of Employment by Occupation by Gender, 2003 to 2013 (Excel)
  • Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, 2003 to 2014 (Excel)

Charts

  • Demographics of Employment and Unemployment in Maine (PowerPoint)

Links

Contact Information

Maine Department of Labor
Center for Workforce Research & Information
118 SHS
Augusta, ME 04333-0118

Phone: (207) 623-7900
TTY: Maine Relay 711
Email: CWRI.DOL@Maine.gov