New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

3,860.9 3,862.1 3,894.5 3,944.1 3,992.5 4,041.2 3,978.9 3,962.5 3,980.3 4,000.0 4,015.1 4,014.3 3,962.2

2015

3,900.2 (P) 3,910.8                      

Mining & Logging

 

2014

1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4

2015

1.3 (P) 1.3                      

Construction

 

2014

127.6 124.4 129.2 138.3 143.5 145.7 148.5 149.6 150.3 148.6 150.1 147.0 141.9

2015

137.9 (P) 136.5                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

241.3 240.9 241.6 241.2 242.5 244.1 243.0 243.0 242.6 243.4 243.8 243.7 242.6

2015

241.7 (P) 241.2                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

824.4 814.3 819.5 824.6 834.9 845.0 836.2 836.5 837.1 842.8 859.1 872.9 837.3

2015

841.8 (P) 835.3                      

Information

 

2014

74.4 74.3 74.6 75.3 75.5 75.9 75.8 76.0 74.9 74.8 74.6 75.1 75.1

2015

73.8 (P) 74.7                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

245.4 244.5 244.8 244.8 246.4 249.0 249.4 249.1 247.1 247.7 249.3 246.9 247.0

2015

245.0 (P) 242.6                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

615.4 616.6 619.0 632.7 638.7 645.9 643.4 644.0 644.7 641.7 640.9 635.7 634.9

2015

607.6 (P) 609.6                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

626.8 629.6 637.0 636.6 641.1 638.8 624.5 620.7 633.5 643.7 643.0 645.6 635.1

2015

636.5 (P) 639.3                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

325.7 325.0 333.4 347.5 369.7 392.7 394.4 391.2 372.0 354.6 344.9 340.9 357.7

2015

326.8 (P) 327.9                      

Other Services

 

2014

163.5 163.4 165.2 167.4 169.7 173.6 172.6 171.5 169.1 169.1 170.0 169.9 168.8

2015

167.9 (P) 169.6                      

Government

 

2014

615.1 627.8 628.8 634.3 629.0 629.0 589.6 579.4 607.5 632.2 637.9 635.2 620.5

2015

619.9 (P) 632.8                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

4,459,494 4,487,957 4,502,628 4,479,336 4,508,760 4,556,793 4,588,604 4,547,405 4,502,959 4,538,288 4,529,544 4,522,774 4,518,712

2015

4,519,787 (P) 4,524,658                      

Employment

 

2014

4,122,692 4,144,144 4,171,916 4,198,829 4,216,979 4,260,065 4,263,508 4,246,081 4,216,618 4,260,632 4,261,246 4,258,507 4,218,435

2015

4,204,083 (P) 4,209,269                      

Unemployment

 

2014

336,802 343,813 330,712 280,507 291,781 296,728 325,096 301,324 286,341 277,656 268,298 264,267 300,277

2015

315,704 (P) 315,389                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.6 7.7 7.3 6.3 6.5 6.5 7.1 6.6 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.8 6.6

2015

7.0 (P) 7.0                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary