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

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

(1) 3,938,486 (1) 3,939,930 (1) 3,941,790 (1) 3,944,736 (1) 3,949,579 (1) 3,956,796 (1) 3,965,985 (1) 3,976,157 (1) 3,986,052 (1) 3,995,338 (1) 4,003,492 (1) 4,010,369  

2012

(1) 4,016,787 (1) 4,023,312 (1) 4,029,501 (1) 4,034,343 (1) 4,037,895 (1) 4,040,095 (1) 4,041,197 (1) 4,042,497 (1) 4,044,885 (1) 4,047,907 (1) 4,051,230 (1) 4,054,579  

2013

(1) 4,057,671 (1) 4,061,191 (1) 4,066,254 (1) 4,073,589 (1) 4,082,994 (1) 4,093,742 (1) 4,104,626 (1) 4,113,052 (1) 4,118,174 (1) 4,121,530 (1) 4,124,518 (1) 4,127,914  

2014

(1) 4,131,927 (1) 4,136,204 (1) 4,140,397 (1) 4,143,872 (1) 4,146,089 (1) 4,147,821 (1) 4,150,487 (1) 4,155,447 (1) 4,162,822 (1) 4,171,189 (1) 4,179,485 (1) 4,187,294  

2015

(1) 4,193,577 (1) 4,197,555 (1) 4,198,946 (1) 4,198,213 (1) 4,196,071 (1) 4,193,502 (1) 4,192,145 (1) 4,193,377 (1) 4,197,268 (1) 4,202,854 (1) 4,208,927 (1) 4,215,022  

2016

4,229,249 4,240,774 4,253,192 4,238,146 4,208,695 4,172,375 (P) 4,135,319            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 3,587,207 (1) 3,591,911 (1) 3,595,460 (1) 3,598,113 (1) 3,600,574 (1) 3,603,738 (1) 3,607,963 (1) 3,612,734 (1) 3,617,354 (1) 3,621,647 (1) 3,625,580 (1) 3,629,551  

2012

(1) 3,634,304 (1) 3,639,868 (1) 3,645,310 (1) 3,650,101 (1) 3,654,900 (1) 3,660,335 (1) 3,666,551 (1) 3,673,393 (1) 3,680,175 (1) 3,686,045 (1) 3,690,886 (1) 3,695,221  

2013

(1) 3,699,585 (1) 3,705,054 (1) 3,712,380 (1) 3,721,120 (1) 3,729,908 (1) 3,738,103 (1) 3,746,018 (1) 3,753,967 (1) 3,762,450 (1) 3,771,853 (1) 3,781,981 (1) 3,792,234  

2014

(1) 3,802,174 (1) 3,811,503 (1) 3,820,292 (1) 3,829,092 (1) 3,838,503 (1) 3,848,874 (1) 3,860,108 (1) 3,872,118 (1) 3,884,569 (1) 3,896,799 (1) 3,908,200 (1) 3,918,417  

2015

(1) 3,927,305 (1) 3,935,080 (1) 3,942,292 (1) 3,949,276 (1) 3,956,097 (1) 3,962,674 (1) 3,968,947 (1) 3,974,963 (1) 3,980,864 (1) 3,986,604 (1) 3,991,837 (1) 3,996,113  

2016

4,004,606 4,013,798 4,020,158 4,008,948 3,992,911 3,962,211 (P) 3,921,696            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 351,279 (1) 348,019 (1) 346,330 (1) 346,623 (1) 349,005 (1) 353,058 (1) 358,022 (1) 363,423 (1) 368,698 (1) 373,691 (1) 377,912 (1) 380,818  

2012

(1) 382,483 (1) 383,444 (1) 384,191 (1) 384,242 (1) 382,995 (1) 379,760 (1) 374,646 (1) 369,104 (1) 364,710 (1) 361,862 (1) 360,344 (1) 359,358  

2013

(1) 358,086 (1) 356,137 (1) 353,874 (1) 352,469 (1) 353,086 (1) 355,639 (1) 358,608 (1) 359,085 (1) 355,724 (1) 349,677 (1) 342,537 (1) 335,680  

2014

(1) 329,753 (1) 324,701 (1) 320,105 (1) 314,780 (1) 307,586 (1) 298,947 (1) 290,379 (1) 283,329 (1) 278,253 (1) 274,390 (1) 271,285 (1) 268,877  

2015

(1) 266,272 (1) 262,475 (1) 256,654 (1) 248,937 (1) 239,974 (1) 230,828 (1) 223,198 (1) 218,414 (1) 216,404 (1) 216,250 (1) 217,090 (1) 218,909  

2016

224,643 226,976 233,034 229,198 215,784 210,164 (P) 213,623            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.9 (1) 9.0 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.5  

2012

(1) 9.5 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.0 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.9  

2013

(1) 8.8 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.1  

2014

(1) 8.0 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.2 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.4  

2015

(1) 6.3 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.2  

2016

5.3 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.1 5.0 (P) 5.2            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 3,933,370 (1) 3,951,101 (1) 3,945,422 (1) 3,936,861 (1) 3,935,190 (1) 3,938,731 (1) 3,974,041 (1) 3,978,767 (1) 3,979,164 (1) 3,997,432 (1) 3,991,239 (1) 3,992,680 (1) 3,962,833

2012

(1) 3,998,622 (1) 4,038,643 (1) 4,030,182 (1) 4,001,827 (1) 4,026,462 (1) 4,038,758 (1) 4,058,259 (1) 4,029,624 (1) 4,026,581 (1) 4,065,326 (1) 4,027,451 (1) 4,049,188 (1) 4,032,577

2013

(1) 4,068,859 (1) 4,072,658 (1) 4,050,866 (1) 4,054,153 (1) 4,073,655 (1) 4,092,307 (1) 4,123,445 (1) 4,108,680 (1) 4,101,513 (1) 4,110,392 (1) 4,104,852 (1) 4,092,714 (1) 4,087,842

2014

(1) 4,109,038 (1) 4,154,348 (1) 4,158,046 (1) 4,113,083 (1) 4,126,277 (1) 4,129,147 (1) 4,165,076 (1) 4,144,149 (1) 4,125,076 (1) 4,173,285 (1) 4,176,900 (1) 4,162,122 (1) 4,144,713

2015

(1) 4,189,517 (1) 4,214,709 (1) 4,198,365 (1) 4,196,086 (1) 4,200,611 (1) 4,183,183 (1) 4,209,553 (1) 4,186,727 (1) 4,157,635 (1) 4,197,197 (1) 4,211,545 (1) 4,222,212 (1) 4,197,279

2016

4,218,842 4,249,038 4,255,192 4,167,235 4,135,783 4,134,725 (P) 4,152,296            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 3,563,897 (1) 3,587,017 (1) 3,604,817 (1) 3,608,443 (1) 3,599,436 (1) 3,581,646 (1) 3,604,590 (1) 3,610,039 (1) 3,611,573 (1) 3,619,650 (1) 3,621,421 (1) 3,619,715 (1) 3,602,687

2012

(1) 3,601,258 (1) 3,629,146 (1) 3,642,557 (1) 3,646,368 (1) 3,654,477 (1) 3,648,277 (1) 3,656,540 (1) 3,649,545 (1) 3,676,298 (1) 3,698,306 (1) 3,683,257 (1) 3,685,040 (1) 3,655,922

2013

(1) 3,668,836 (1) 3,690,609 (1) 3,701,365 (1) 3,721,763 (1) 3,724,175 (1) 3,718,784 (1) 3,746,574 (1) 3,738,113 (1) 3,744,151 (1) 3,742,732 (1) 3,765,177 (1) 3,774,447 (1) 3,728,061

2014

(1) 3,770,084 (1) 3,800,780 (1) 3,823,332 (1) 3,825,383 (1) 3,827,894 (1) 3,832,227 (1) 3,854,724 (1) 3,850,319 (1) 3,860,219 (1) 3,900,856 (1) 3,900,976 (1) 3,904,949 (1) 3,845,979

2015

(1) 3,901,542 (1) 3,930,509 (1) 3,943,492 (1) 3,954,174 (1) 3,959,192 (1) 3,952,900 (1) 3,970,990 (1) 3,964,843 (1) 3,954,446 (1) 3,982,469 (1) 3,993,604 (1) 4,010,613 (1) 3,959,898

2016

3,970,772 3,998,832 4,011,582 3,968,437 3,952,763 3,925,435 (P) 3,918,533            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 369,473 (1) 364,084 (1) 340,605 (1) 328,418 (1) 335,754 (1) 357,085 (1) 369,451 (1) 368,728 (1) 367,591 (1) 377,782 (1) 369,818 (1) 372,965 (1) 360,146

2012

(1) 397,364 (1) 409,497 (1) 387,625 (1) 355,459 (1) 371,985 (1) 390,481 (1) 401,719 (1) 380,079 (1) 350,283 (1) 367,020 (1) 344,194 (1) 364,148 (1) 376,655

2013

(1) 400,023 (1) 382,049 (1) 349,501 (1) 332,390 (1) 349,480 (1) 373,523 (1) 376,871 (1) 370,567 (1) 357,362 (1) 367,660 (1) 339,675 (1) 318,267 (1) 359,781

2014

(1) 338,954 (1) 353,568 (1) 334,714 (1) 287,700 (1) 298,383 (1) 296,920 (1) 310,352 (1) 293,830 (1) 264,857 (1) 272,429 (1) 275,924 (1) 257,173 (1) 298,734

2015

(1) 287,975 (1) 284,200 (1) 254,873 (1) 241,912 (1) 241,419 (1) 230,283 (1) 238,563 (1) 221,884 (1) 203,189 (1) 214,728 (1) 217,941 (1) 211,599 (1) 237,381

2016

248,070 250,206 243,610 198,798 183,020 209,290 (P) 233,763            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary

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

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

(1) 9.4 (1) 9.2 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.5 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.1

2012

(1) 9.9 (1) 10.1 (1) 9.6 (1) 8.9 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.7 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.4 (1) 8.7 (1) 9.0 (1) 8.5 (1) 9.0 (1) 9.3

2013

(1) 9.8 (1) 9.4 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.6 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.0 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.3 (1) 7.8 (1) 8.8

2014

(1) 8.2 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.0 (1) 7.2 (1) 7.2 (1) 7.5 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.2 (1) 7.2

2015

(1) 6.9 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.3 (1) 4.9 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.7

2016

5.9 5.9 5.7 4.8 4.4 5.1 (P) 5.6            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(P) Preliminary

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