Data & Research
* ELMI Unemployment *
Labor Force & Unemployment Rate
The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program provides the most recent resident Vermont Labor Force & Unemployment estimates. View monthly estimates of labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates for the state, counties, labor market areas (LMAs) and towns. Historical data from 1976.
Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS)
The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey program produces state estimates on job openings, hires and separations at the total nonfarm level. More information and data for all States is available at JOLTS State Estimates.
Unemployment Insurance Reports
A variety of weekly, monthly and annual Unemployment Insurance Reports are available at Publications. Reports include statistics on claims, benefits, appeals, and trust fund balances.
Sex and Age by Employment Status
from Census American Community Survey More Census tables at
Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment
The latest Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment contains annual averages on characteristics of the labor force for the nation and states, based on the Current Population Survey (CPS).
  Examples of information available by state.
  • Table 14. Sex and Youth (age 16-19) Employment status and Participation rates (percent of population)
    • Vermont information from 1997 HTM | XLS
  • Table 16. Full and Part time Employment
  • Table 21. Agriculture and Self-employment
More tables and historic data are available at Geographic Profile.
Job Seekers & Job Openings
Find, by occupation or area, the characteristics of job seekers and wage rates of job openings at VDOL. Go to Labor Exchange Information.
U.S. Unemployment Statistics
Unemployment information for the U.S. or for other states or metropolitan areas can be found at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Local Area Unemployment Statistics home page.
* News *
The latest update on economic conditions in the state. For the next release, view the release schedule.
News summary of unemployment insurance statistics for latest 4 weeks.
* State of Vermont Department of Labor