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

 

2015

3,899.0 3,906.4 3,938.8 3,993.8 4,049.5 4,099.1 4,036.8 4,024.5 4,044.2 4,074.8 4,095.4 4,106.5 4,022.4

2016

3,969.0 3,973.4 4,015.6 4,053.9 4,099.6 4,167.8 4,107.5 4,091.8 4,095.0 (P) 4,104.2      

Mining & Logging

 

2015

1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4

2016

1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 (P) 1.3      

Construction

 

2015

134.7 132.0 135.4 146.0 151.0 153.5 154.8 155.3 153.2 153.0 154.5 152.3 148.0

2016

140.2 136.8 142.4 148.6 156.2 159.6 159.0 159.9 160.2 (P) 159.1      

Manufacturing

 

2015

236.0 235.3 236.0 236.2 237.9 240.2 239.6 239.6 239.7 239.0 239.3 239.1 238.2

2016

236.4 237.3 236.8 237.0 239.2 242.3 242.3 243.5 244.1 (P) 242.1      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

838.6 829.4 833.3 840.1 852.4 864.6 856.7 856.8 858.2 864.6 879.6 893.7 855.7

2016

859.4 851.2 855.4 861.7 873.0 882.9 874.6 873.6 875.9 (P) 875.1      

Information

 

2015

74.2 73.8 73.8 74.1 75.1 75.7 75.4 74.9 74.2 73.9 73.9 74.0 74.4

2016

74.6 74.4 74.4 74.3 69.8 76.1 75.4 75.2 75.7 (P) 74.9      

Financial Activities

 

2015

243.8 244.0 245.1 247.4 249.7 253.2 254.0 254.6 253.4 254.3 255.2 255.1 250.8

2016

249.9 251.3 253.2 253.4 254.2 259.4 259.6 259.1 256.9 (P) 256.1      

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

624.5 626.6 634.0 646.3 653.0 658.4 652.2 654.5 656.9 666.7 671.6 672.0 651.4

2016

637.0 631.5 641.3 647.8 658.6 667.0 664.2 666.3 667.3 (P) 670.8      

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

646.5 651.5 657.4 659.2 663.2 661.6 648.6 644.7 658.1 671.5 673.3 675.9 659.3

2016

661.7 668.8 675.0 674.2 674.7 670.5 658.5 654.4 666.3 (P) 676.5      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

324.0 324.1 331.0 346.2 370.5 391.5 397.9 395.8 378.2 359.5 350.1 346.2 359.6

2016

332.1 330.9 340.2 353.5 374.1 408.8 413.3 411.2 377.8 (P) 357.1      

Other Services

 

2015

165.1 164.7 166.2 168.1 170.6 174.5 172.8 171.8 169.1 167.2 167.2 169.3 168.9

2016

167.5 166.6 170.0 171.1 171.7 175.5 177.1 175.7 168.2 (P) 168.1      

Government

 

2015

610.2 623.6 625.3 628.8 624.7 624.5 583.4 575.1 601.8 623.7 629.3 627.5 614.8

2016

608.9 623.3 625.6 631.0 626.8 624.3 582.2 571.6 601.3 (P) 623.1      

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

 

2015

4,514,135 4,529,032 4,530,620 4,528,655 4,552,979 4,579,658 4,597,134 4,554,347 4,501,453 4,537,695 4,544,725 4,554,896 4,543,777

2016

4,517,057 4,553,672 4,589,955 4,560,080 4,563,067 4,599,019 4,635,131 4,586,752 4,543,411 (P) 4,536,158      

Employment

 

2015

4,200,748 4,220,360 4,238,008 4,268,542 4,290,324 4,323,190 4,321,599 4,312,911 4,273,240 4,321,102 4,338,850 4,357,026 4,288,825

2016

4,303,614 4,335,191 4,359,509 4,338,050 4,337,356 4,371,606 4,374,889 4,340,398 4,305,464 (P) 4,315,479      

Unemployment

 

2015

313,387 308,672 292,612 260,113 262,655 256,468 275,535 241,436 228,213 216,593 205,875 197,870 254,952

2016

213,443 218,481 230,446 222,030 225,711 227,413 260,242 246,354 237,947 (P) 220,679      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

6.9 6.8 6.5 5.7 5.8 5.6 6.0 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.3 5.6

2016

4.7 4.8 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.6 5.4 5.2 (P) 4.9      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary