Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New York City

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York City

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

3,774,945 3,778,268 3,781,817 3,786,003 3,791,307 3,797,878 3,805,598 3,812,820 3,817,912 3,819,745 3,818,569 3,815,437  

2006

3,812,376 3,811,143 3,812,017 3,813,787 3,814,501 3,813,386 3,810,862 3,809,015 3,809,732 3,813,349 3,818,969 3,824,940  

2007

3,830,109 3,834,441 3,838,198 3,841,989 3,846,315 3,851,088 3,855,872 3,860,783 3,866,007 3,871,905 3,878,252 3,884,436  

2008

3,889,546 3,892,882 3,895,042 3,897,567 3,901,740 3,907,915 3,915,697 3,923,757 3,930,987 3,937,155 3,941,910 3,945,162  

2009

3,947,138 3,948,938 3,951,883 3,956,040 3,960,817 3,965,074 3,967,342 3,966,601 3,962,944 3,957,170 3,951,940 3,949,780  

2010

3,951,167 3,954,285 3,956,469 3,956,109 3,952,651 3,946,963 3,940,779 3,935,921 3,933,379 3,933,015 3,933,900 3,935,026  

2011

3,936,220 3,937,473 3,939,038 3,941,607 3,945,948 3,952,589 3,961,209 3,970,967 3,980,695 3,990,052 3,998,461 4,005,682  

2012

4,012,352 4,018,842 4,024,654 4,028,755 4,031,203 4,032,130 4,032,107 4,032,695 4,034,809 4,037,897 4,041,433 4,044,953  

2013

4,047,985 4,051,086 4,055,334 4,061,451 4,069,272 4,078,130 4,087,294 4,094,780 4,099,957 4,103,940 4,107,539 4,111,135  

2014

4,114,710 4,117,857 4,120,294 4,121,679 4,121,613 4,120,713 4,120,114 4,120,941 4,123,222 4,126,033 4,128,892 4,131,845  

2015

4,148,533 4,164,915 4,179,018 4,201,687 4,223,448 (P) 4,224,943              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

3,552,226 3,557,829 3,563,533 3,569,683 3,576,321 3,582,603 3,587,837 3,591,723 3,594,289 3,596,123 3,597,705 3,599,506  

2006

3,602,263 3,606,061 3,610,186 3,613,784 3,616,734 3,619,301 3,622,247 3,626,048 3,630,920 3,636,860 3,642,964 3,647,946  

2007

3,650,923 3,652,032 3,651,865 3,651,186 3,650,704 3,651,266 3,653,350 3,657,125 3,662,542 3,668,907 3,675,664 3,682,252  

2008

3,687,796 3,691,890 3,694,659 3,696,554 3,697,955 3,699,026 3,699,543 3,698,751 3,695,301 3,688,079 3,676,531 3,661,056  

2009

3,643,058 3,624,949 3,609,595 3,598,290 3,590,282 3,583,996 3,577,617 3,570,254 3,562,423 3,555,291 3,550,675 3,550,084  

2010

3,553,837 3,560,180 3,566,406 3,570,802 3,572,843 3,572,539 3,570,637 3,568,664 3,568,014 3,569,709 3,573,751 3,579,122  

2011

3,584,498 3,588,903 3,592,134 3,594,487 3,596,635 3,599,484 3,603,418 3,607,993 3,612,535 3,616,845 3,620,839 3,624,828  

2012

3,629,468 3,634,736 3,639,761 3,644,027 3,648,148 3,652,822 3,658,362 3,664,779 3,671,403 3,677,314 3,682,225 3,686,451  

2013

3,690,406 3,695,168 3,701,612 3,709,385 3,717,198 3,724,329 3,731,355 3,738,872 3,747,382 3,756,956 3,766,972 3,776,541  

2014

3,785,140 3,792,626 3,799,397 3,806,400 3,814,353 3,823,222 3,832,044 3,840,116 3,847,369 3,853,762 3,859,153 3,863,188  

2015

3,878,248 3,889,478 3,904,809 3,926,920 3,954,252 (P) 3,967,767              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

222,719 220,439 218,284 216,320 214,986 215,275 217,761 221,097 223,623 223,622 220,864 215,931  

2006

210,113 205,082 201,831 200,003 197,767 194,085 188,615 182,967 178,812 176,489 176,005 176,994  

2007

179,186 182,409 186,333 190,803 195,611 199,822 202,522 203,658 203,465 202,998 202,588 202,184  

2008

201,750 200,992 200,383 201,013 203,785 208,889 216,154 225,006 235,686 249,076 265,379 284,106  

2009

304,080 323,989 342,288 357,750 370,535 381,078 389,725 396,347 400,521 401,879 401,265 399,696  

2010

397,330 394,105 390,063 385,307 379,808 374,424 370,142 367,257 365,365 363,306 360,149 355,904  

2011

351,722 348,570 346,904 347,120 349,313 353,105 357,791 362,974 368,160 373,207 377,622 380,854  

2012

382,884 384,106 384,893 384,728 383,055 379,308 373,745 367,916 363,406 360,583 359,208 358,502  

2013

357,579 355,918 353,722 352,066 352,074 353,801 355,939 355,908 352,575 346,984 340,567 334,594  

2014

329,570 325,231 320,897 315,279 307,260 297,491 288,070 280,825 275,853 272,271 269,739 268,657  

2015

270,285 275,437 274,209 274,767 269,196 (P) 257,176              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

5.9 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.7  

2006

5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6  

2007

4.7 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2  

2008

5.2 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.7 6.0 6.3 6.7 7.2  

2009

7.7 8.2 8.7 9.0 9.4 9.6 9.8 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.1  

2010

10.1 10.0 9.9 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.2 9.0  

2011

8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.4 9.4 9.5  

2012

9.5 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.9  

2013

8.8 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.3 8.1  

2014

8.0 7.9 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5  

2015

6.5 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.4 (P) 6.1              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

3,772,077 3,794,024 3,776,547 3,781,523 3,772,111 3,779,238 3,832,347 3,818,460 3,820,004 3,832,725 3,831,765 3,812,651 3,801,956

2006

3,799,155 3,824,776 3,816,366 3,804,423 3,792,382 3,805,672 3,850,570 3,824,678 3,798,431 3,820,182 3,828,221 3,831,876 3,816,394

2007

3,844,345 3,852,150 3,844,246 3,823,041 3,821,146 3,851,101 3,902,202 3,864,640 3,858,370 3,875,166 3,883,071 3,883,784 3,858,605

2008

3,904,715 3,908,273 3,904,193 3,891,888 3,888,425 3,907,056 3,956,413 3,950,966 3,938,042 3,961,170 3,951,533 3,951,689 3,926,197

2009

3,954,053 3,976,523 3,958,825 3,942,022 3,936,414 3,960,711 4,017,214 3,994,711 3,952,683 3,962,416 3,946,902 3,926,809 3,960,774

2010

3,950,500 3,966,327 3,964,504 3,976,256 3,948,329 3,939,500 3,969,455 3,957,003 3,941,120 3,941,030 3,933,318 3,917,518 3,950,405

2011

3,933,686 3,948,947 3,945,644 3,935,874 3,928,370 3,931,279 3,973,198 3,971,181 3,974,208 3,993,242 3,987,178 3,988,367 3,959,264

2012

3,997,369 4,033,846 4,027,722 3,998,623 4,017,677 4,028,990 4,055,362 4,019,732 4,019,381 4,058,464 4,020,992 4,042,160 4,026,693

2013

4,062,699 4,064,654 4,046,055 4,048,274 4,061,020 4,079,785 4,119,136 4,096,585 4,091,858 4,097,779 4,092,068 4,082,835 4,078,563

2014

4,102,394 4,144,324 4,149,639 4,105,852 4,111,468 4,114,435 4,155,440 4,122,131 4,102,451 4,141,089 4,136,439 4,121,481 4,125,596

2015

4,148,638 4,174,314 4,179,898 4,188,239 4,201,469 (P) 4,199,257              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

3,537,537 3,554,036 3,563,510 3,574,217 3,567,885 3,572,281 3,605,654 3,607,492 3,589,927 3,605,399 3,597,445 3,604,682 3,581,672

2006

3,588,959 3,605,037 3,615,449 3,611,791 3,607,620 3,619,324 3,639,371 3,634,828 3,626,402 3,652,198 3,654,187 3,664,133 3,626,608

2007

3,641,394 3,658,291 3,669,645 3,649,855 3,641,209 3,654,258 3,677,969 3,659,578 3,663,766 3,676,922 3,693,135 3,685,330 3,664,279

2008

3,685,678 3,698,030 3,707,748 3,716,673 3,695,877 3,705,296 3,730,392 3,716,033 3,708,647 3,717,141 3,703,037 3,680,931 3,705,457

2009

3,639,725 3,634,944 3,616,341 3,613,757 3,585,390 3,584,098 3,618,266 3,597,193 3,559,212 3,555,668 3,557,126 3,536,629 3,591,529

2010

3,536,137 3,557,957 3,569,087 3,598,332 3,584,408 3,571,120 3,583,506 3,582,013 3,579,470 3,578,656 3,569,654 3,572,288 3,573,552

2011

3,564,912 3,587,828 3,603,071 3,605,048 3,592,130 3,575,999 3,600,307 3,603,590 3,605,342 3,614,002 3,618,768 3,616,872 3,598,989

2012

3,599,801 3,627,447 3,638,440 3,640,209 3,644,995 3,640,751 3,650,543 3,641,463 3,667,099 3,690,285 3,678,570 3,680,150 3,649,979

2013

3,665,112 3,687,386 3,695,897 3,713,926 3,712,618 3,710,615 3,739,865 3,729,031 3,734,379 3,730,648 3,755,748 3,766,200 3,720,119

2014

3,762,719 3,794,002 3,814,600 3,813,509 3,811,533 3,818,253 3,840,691 3,830,730 3,836,573 3,867,346 3,864,529 3,865,586 3,826,673

2015

3,857,594 3,875,295 3,909,517 3,932,636 3,954,777 (P) 3,959,306              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

234,540 239,988 213,037 207,306 204,226 206,957 226,693 210,968 230,077 227,326 234,320 207,969 220,284

2006

210,196 219,739 200,917 192,632 184,762 186,348 211,199 189,850 172,029 167,984 174,034 167,743 189,786

2007

202,951 193,859 174,601 173,186 179,937 196,843 224,233 205,062 194,604 198,244 189,936 198,454 194,326

2008

219,037 210,243 196,445 175,215 192,548 201,760 226,021 234,933 229,395 244,029 248,496 270,758 220,740

2009

314,328 341,579 342,484 328,265 351,024 376,613 398,948 397,518 393,471 406,748 389,776 390,180 369,245

2010

414,363 408,370 395,417 377,924 363,921 368,380 385,949 374,990 361,650 362,374 363,664 345,230 376,853

2011

368,774 361,119 342,573 330,826 336,240 355,280 372,891 367,591 368,866 379,240 368,410 371,495 360,275

2012

397,568 406,399 389,282 358,414 372,682 388,239 404,819 378,269 352,282 368,179 342,422 362,010 376,714

2013

397,587 377,268 350,158 334,348 348,402 369,170 379,271 367,554 357,479 367,131 336,320 316,635 358,444

2014

339,675 350,322 335,039 292,343 299,935 296,182 314,749 291,401 265,878 273,743 271,910 255,895 298,923

2015

291,044 299,019 270,381 255,603 246,692 (P) 239,951              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2005

6.2 6.3 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.9 5.5 6.0 5.9 6.1 5.5 5.8

2006

5.5 5.7 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.9 5.5 5.0 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 5.0

2007

5.3 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.7 5.1 5.7 5.3 5.0 5.1 4.9 5.1 5.0

2008

5.6 5.4 5.0 4.5 5.0 5.2 5.7 5.9 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.9 5.6

2009

7.9 8.6 8.7 8.3 8.9 9.5 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.3 9.9 9.9 9.3

2010

10.5 10.3 10.0 9.5 9.2 9.4 9.7 9.5 9.2 9.2 9.2 8.8 9.5

2011

9.4 9.1 8.7 8.4 8.6 9.0 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.5 9.2 9.3 9.1

2012

9.9 10.1 9.7 9.0 9.3 9.6 10.0 9.4 8.8 9.1 8.5 9.0 9.4

2013

9.8 9.3 8.7 8.3 8.6 9.0 9.2 9.0 8.7 9.0 8.2 7.8 8.8

2014

8.3 8.5 8.1 7.1 7.3 7.2 7.6 7.1 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.2 7.2

2015

7.0 7.2 6.5 6.1 5.9 (P) 5.7              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).