Birmingham Region: 6 unemployed per 1 job posting, ranking #36 nationally
Looking for a job? You’re not alone… according to Employment data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and compiled by INDEED.COM, the Birmingham region ranks #36 out of the 50 largest metro areas. The data is a bit ‘dated’ in that the most recent data is from September 2009, but there is only one job posting for roughly every six unemployed persons. That’s pretty disturbing, until you look further down the list at regions like Riverside CA (1:9), Miami FL (1:12), and Detroit MI (1:18).