Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama Job Growth
There were 549,300 jobs in Birmingham, Alabama in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 547,238 employed persons for the month. Birmingham lost 2,000 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 986 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Birmingham job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Birmingham, Alabama Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Birmingham as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Birmingham, Alabama
CES employment for Birmingham peaked in December 2019 at 551,300. Since then 2,000 jobs have been lost in Birmingham according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 548,224 for Birmingham in December 2019. 986 jobs have been lost in Birmingham since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Birmingham, Alabama Employment History