New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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155,284 155,862 156,278 156,397 1,113 0.7

New Jersey

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4,498.0 4,504.0 4,529.1 (P) 4,542.7 (P) 44.7 (P) 1.0

New York

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9,602.7 9,529.9 9,539.6 (P) 9,526.1 (P) -76.6 (P) -0.8

Puerto Rico

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1,195.1 1,142.8 1,143.8 1,143.9 -51.2 -4.3

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(P) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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10,841 9,262 8,995 9,110 -1,731 -16.0

New Jersey

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333.4 294.5 298.4 (P) 291.9 (P) -41.6 (P) -12.5

New York

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686.3 586.4 572.3 (P) 559.8 (P) -126.5 (P) -18.4

Puerto Rico

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181.5 161.4 160.5 160.6 -20.9 -11.5

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(P) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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7.0 5.9 5.8 5.8 -1.2

New York

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7.1 6.2 6.0 (P) 5.9 (P) -1.2

New Jersey

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7.4 6.5 6.6 (P) 6.4 (P) -1.0

Puerto Rico

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15.2 14.1 14.0 14.0 -1.2

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(P) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates by City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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New Jersey

 

Atlantic City

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14.3 12.3 16.9 (P) 17.3 (P) 3.0

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island

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7.6 6.3 5.8 (P) 5.9 (P) -1.7

Edison-New Brunswick (1)

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6.9 5.9 5.7 (P) 5.7 (P) -1.2

Newark-Union (1)

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7.4 6.5 6.2 (P) 6.1 (P) -1.3

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

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7.3 6.7 5.7 (P) 5.4 (P) -1.9

Camden (1)

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7.9 6.9 6.6 (P) 6.4 (P) -1.5

Ocean City

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9.9 6.2 7.2 (P) 9.3 (P) -0.6

Trenton-Ewing

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6.2 5.5 5.1 (P) 5.1 (P) -1.1

Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton

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10.7 9.7 9.2 (P) 9.1 (P) -1.6

New York

 

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

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5.8 5.1 4.8 (P) 4.8 (P) -1.0

Binghamton

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7.1 6.3 6.0 (P) 5.9 (P) -1.2

Buffalo-Niagara Falls

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6.8 6.1 5.7 (P) 5.7 (P) -1.1

Elmira

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7.6 6.3 6.1 (P) 6.0 (P) -1.6

Glens Falls

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6.3 4.9 5.1 (P) 5.2 (P) -1.1

Ithaca

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4.6 4.4 3.9 (P) 3.9 (P) -0.7

Kingston

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7.0 6.2 5.8 (P) 5.7 (P) -1.3

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island

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7.6 6.3 5.8 (P) 5.9 (P) -1.7

Nassau-Suffolk (1)

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5.8 5.1 4.8 (P) 4.8 (P) -1.0

New York-White Plains-Wayne (1)

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8.2 6.7 6.0 (P) 6.2 (P) -2.0

New York City

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8.7 6.9 6.1 6.4 -2.3

Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown

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6.5 5.6 5.4 (P) 5.3 (P) -1.2

Rochester

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6.5 5.8 5.5 (P) 5.5 (P) -1.0

Syracuse

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6.8 6.0 5.7 (P) 5.8 (P) -1.0

Utica-Rome

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7.0 6.0 5.9 (P) 5.9 (P) -1.1

Puerto Rico

 

Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian

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16.5 16.1 15.5 (P) 14.1 (P) -2.4

Fajardo

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16.6 16.4 16.5 (P) 15.1 (P) -1.5

Guayama

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22.3 22.2 22.6 (P) 20.9 (P) -1.4

Mayaguez

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17.8 17.0 16.4 (P) 14.9 (P) -2.9

Ponce

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15.1 15.5 15.7 (P) 14.3 (P) -0.8

San German-Cabo Rojo

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17.8 17.2 16.4 (P) 14.9 (P) -2.9

San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo

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13.4 14.1 13.9 (P) 12.6 (P) -0.8

Yauco

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17.6 17.9 17.3 (P) 15.8 (P) -1.8

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
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Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in New York Region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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137,311 139,481 (P) 139,724 (P) 140,045 (P) 2,734 (P) 2.0

New York

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8,959.0 9,049.1 9,045.6 (P) 9,042.8 (P) 83.8 (P) 0.9

New Jersey

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3,947.9 3,956.2 3,952.7 (P) 3,959.4 (P) 11.5 (P) 0.3

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(P) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.