Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York State

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

2004

9,331,008 9,335,804 9,338,876 9,333,756 9,327,334 9,324,330 9,323,959 9,329,165 9,340,327 9,352,304 9,360,212 9,365,746  

2005

9,368,060 9,374,001 9,376,844 9,382,193 9,389,795 9,402,140 9,418,794 9,436,228 9,459,086 9,474,944 9,491,344 9,497,389  

2006

9,490,336 9,495,199 9,495,525 9,498,245 9,494,785 9,489,803 9,488,692 9,490,131 9,498,482 9,509,648 9,524,874 9,533,216  

2007

9,527,237 9,523,018 9,515,622 9,511,064 9,506,076 9,506,206 9,512,818 9,522,366 9,540,369 9,558,022 9,574,945 9,591,905  

2008

9,597,787 9,603,194 9,608,521 9,611,121 9,617,949 9,622,150 9,629,592 9,637,858 9,645,145 9,653,015 9,659,484 9,665,696  

2009

(1) 9,668,910 (1) 9,671,899 (1) 9,672,530 (1) 9,669,396 (1) 9,666,040 (1) 9,658,545 (1) 9,646,074 (1) 9,630,634 (1) 9,615,800 (1) 9,602,597 (1) 9,593,560 (1) 9,596,174  

2010

(1) 9,607,950 (1) 9,623,043 (1) 9,634,073 (2) 9,635,469 (2) 9,625,069 (2) 9,607,704 (2) 9,589,755 (2) 9,574,257 (2) 9,563,682 (2) 9,556,787 (2) 9,553,152 (2) 9,547,610  

2011

(2) 9,544,038 (2) 9,542,047 (2) 9,537,484 (2) 9,528,731 (2) 9,518,801 (2) 9,513,477 (2) 9,514,516 (2) 9,524,548 (2) 9,542,169 (2) 9,562,037 (2) 9,578,913 (2) 9,592,648  

2012

(2) 9,600,998 (2) 9,610,678 (2) 9,617,602 (2) 9,618,433 (2) 9,617,909 (2) 9,615,222 (2) 9,614,341 (2) 9,615,416 (2) 9,621,885 (2) 9,633,872 (2) 9,642,385 (2) 9,651,989  

2013

(2) 9,655,445 (2) 9,654,268 (2) 9,652,146 (2) 9,651,692 (2) 9,651,171 (2) 9,648,845 (2) 9,643,229 (2) 9,635,357 (2) 9,625,297 (2) 9,615,759 (2) 9,602,691 (2) 9,593,598  

2014

9,593,746 9,609,245 9,632,016 9,628,087 9,629,680 9,627,507 9,598,717 (P) 9,554,377          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

8,742,429 8,753,383 8,760,219 8,764,438 8,768,292 8,775,036 8,787,355 8,805,066 8,825,404 8,844,596 8,861,039 8,874,666  

2005

8,886,604 8,897,189 8,906,606 8,915,215 8,924,528 8,935,046 8,947,160 8,961,470 8,978,000 8,995,413 9,011,757 9,025,095  

2006

9,029,197 9,037,631 9,042,916 9,043,685 9,041,526 9,039,809 9,043,745 9,055,259 9,072,738 9,093,070 9,111,611 9,123,752  

2007

9,117,449 9,113,654 9,104,540 9,092,398 9,079,957 9,071,518 9,070,186 9,077,030 9,091,275 9,108,795 9,125,648 9,139,410  

2008

9,146,099 9,150,522 9,150,118 9,144,734 9,135,056 9,124,487 9,114,890 9,106,082 9,095,246 9,078,261 9,052,788 9,019,605  

2009

(1) 8,982,695 (1) 8,946,518 (1) 8,914,064 (1) 8,885,989 (1) 8,859,833 (1) 8,835,143 (1) 8,811,390 (1) 8,789,107 (1) 8,770,048 (1) 8,754,757 (1) 8,745,733 (1) 8,745,415  

2010

(1) 8,755,171 (1) 8,770,955 (1) 8,785,015 (2) 8,791,792 (2) 8,789,570 (2) 8,780,450 (2) 8,768,201 (2) 8,757,739 (2) 8,750,937 (2) 8,748,455 (2) 8,749,501 (2) 8,753,236  

2011

(2) 8,760,034 (2) 8,767,258 (2) 8,769,117 (2) 8,761,958 (2) 8,747,452 (2) 8,732,972 (2) 8,725,780 (2) 8,728,908 (2) 8,741,173 (2) 8,758,100 (2) 8,773,499 (2) 8,784,132  

2012

(2) 8,791,323 (2) 8,797,431 (2) 8,799,633 (2) 8,795,327 (2) 8,786,738 (2) 8,780,193 (2) 8,781,013 (2) 8,791,192 (2) 8,809,181 (2) 8,829,611 (2) 8,847,548 (2) 8,861,144  

2013

(2) 8,871,445 (2) 8,881,469 (2) 8,891,076 (2) 8,899,071 (2) 8,901,535 (2) 8,899,304 (2) 8,896,232 (2) 8,896,494 (2) 8,900,957 (2) 8,908,480 (2) 8,916,393 (2) 8,925,457  

2014

8,944,756 8,953,575 8,969,122 8,985,411 8,988,212 8,993,000 8,967,439 (P) 8,939,820          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

588,579 582,421 578,657 569,318 559,042 549,294 536,604 524,099 514,923 507,708 499,173 491,080  

2005

481,456 476,812 470,238 466,978 465,267 467,094 471,634 474,758 481,086 479,531 479,587 472,294  

2006

461,139 457,568 452,609 454,560 453,259 449,994 444,947 434,872 425,744 416,578 413,263 409,464  

2007

409,788 409,364 411,082 418,666 426,119 434,688 442,632 445,336 449,094 449,227 449,297 452,495  

2008

451,688 452,672 458,403 466,387 482,893 497,663 514,702 531,776 549,899 574,754 606,696 646,091  

2009

(1) 686,215 (1) 725,381 (1) 758,466 (1) 783,407 (1) 806,207 (1) 823,402 (1) 834,684 (1) 841,527 (1) 845,752 (1) 847,840 (1) 847,827 (1) 850,759  

2010

(1) 852,779 (1) 852,088 (1) 849,058 (2) 843,677 (2) 835,499 (2) 827,254 (2) 821,554 (2) 816,518 (2) 812,745 (2) 808,332 (2) 803,651 (2) 794,374  

2011

(2) 784,004 (2) 774,789 (2) 768,367 (2) 766,773 (2) 771,349 (2) 780,505 (2) 788,736 (2) 795,640 (2) 800,996 (2) 803,937 (2) 805,414 (2) 808,516  

2012

(2) 809,675 (2) 813,247 (2) 817,969 (2) 823,106 (2) 831,171 (2) 835,029 (2) 833,328 (2) 824,224 (2) 812,704 (2) 804,261 (2) 794,837 (2) 790,845  

2013

(2) 784,000 (2) 772,799 (2) 761,070 (2) 752,621 (2) 749,636 (2) 749,541 (2) 746,997 (2) 738,863 (2) 724,340 (2) 707,279 (2) 686,298 (2) 668,141  

2014

648,990 655,670 662,894 642,676 641,468 634,507 631,278 (P) 614,557          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

6.3 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2  

2005

5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.0  

2006

4.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3  

2007

4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7  

2008

4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.7 6.0 6.3 6.7  

2009

(1) 7.1 (1) 7.5 (1) 7.8 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.9  

2010

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.3  

2011

(2) 8.2 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.0 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.4  

2012

(2) 8.4 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.2  

2013

(2) 8.1 (2) 8.0 (2) 7.9 (2) 7.8 (2) 7.8 (2) 7.8 (2) 7.7 (2) 7.7 (2) 7.5 (2) 7.4 (2) 7.1 (2) 7.0  

2014

6.8 6.8 6.9 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 (P) 6.4          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

9,318,972 9,315,452 9,328,579 9,274,708 9,270,103 9,434,129 9,530,761 9,456,008 9,296,172 9,353,162 9,368,382 9,374,590 9,360,085

2005

9,304,908 9,333,836 9,306,549 9,334,239 9,351,743 9,475,017 9,584,064 9,534,487 9,422,607 9,470,848 9,474,387 9,463,933 9,421,385

2006

9,418,035 9,454,169 9,455,456 9,437,180 9,441,723 9,579,989 9,667,150 9,600,227 9,434,503 9,492,513 9,505,824 9,511,693 9,499,872

2007

9,487,974 9,476,726 9,472,123 9,424,711 9,461,408 9,602,642 9,691,360 9,604,885 9,509,064 9,533,644 9,560,136 9,559,981 9,532,054

2008

9,565,684 9,533,611 9,557,240 9,546,973 9,583,157 9,707,666 9,791,739 9,739,686 9,607,925 9,652,174 9,632,891 9,632,122 9,629,239

2009

(1) 9,602,140 (1) 9,637,073 (1) 9,615,314 (1) 9,603,124 (1) 9,621,206 (1) 9,750,998 (1) 9,819,229 (1) 9,742,843 (1) 9,580,865 (1) 9,595,816 (1) 9,568,379 (1) 9,522,553 (1) 9,638,296

2010

(1) 9,564,526 (1) 9,578,830 (1) 9,579,249 (2) 9,608,578 (2) 9,593,047 (2) 9,669,536 (2) 9,736,214 (2) 9,687,579 (2) 9,547,764 (2) 9,546,806 (2) 9,523,180 (2) 9,495,683 (2) 9,594,249

2011

(2) 9,498,270 (2) 9,493,575 (2) 9,489,030 (2) 9,471,915 (2) 9,495,697 (2) 9,582,779 (2) 9,650,631 (2) 9,623,520 (2) 9,534,215 (2) 9,567,105 (2) 9,545,515 (2) 9,547,564 (2) 9,541,651

2012

(2) 9,543,208 (2) 9,580,614 (2) 9,567,821 (2) 9,523,297 (2) 9,600,521 (2) 9,718,380 (2) 9,774,555 (2) 9,684,079 (2) 9,591,508 (2) 9,661,531 (2) 9,594,300 (2) 9,610,503 (2) 9,620,859

2013

(2) 9,627,354 (2) 9,614,063 (2) 9,572,565 (2) 9,574,090 (2) 9,630,330 (2) 9,743,190 (2) 9,803,939 (2) 9,730,000 (2) 9,619,643 (2) 9,600,406 (2) 9,577,937 (2) 9,538,791 (2) 9,636,025

2014

9,554,327 9,591,682 9,613,573 9,518,433 9,575,457 9,713,610 9,750,176 (P) 9,631,586          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation.
(2) 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

2004

8,664,535 8,693,756 8,703,229 8,731,634 8,753,952 8,878,418 8,967,051 8,947,669 8,803,844 8,874,325 8,889,910 8,883,835 8,816,013

2005

8,776,527 8,800,579 8,834,097 8,886,234 8,904,850 9,014,077 9,091,264 9,088,869 8,949,290 9,018,634 8,991,647 9,008,763 8,947,069

2006

8,927,809 8,948,139 8,979,437 8,997,469 9,022,610 9,143,203 9,184,938 9,171,231 9,030,383 9,114,017 9,107,210 9,123,126 9,062,464

2007

9,009,868 9,015,589 9,055,369 9,032,040 9,063,807 9,172,625 9,215,252 9,170,024 9,082,243 9,113,317 9,135,469 9,107,414 9,097,751

2008

9,048,889 9,048,865 9,078,527 9,114,937 9,113,004 9,215,087 9,261,828 9,203,851 9,078,965 9,114,190 9,057,722 8,999,459 9,111,277

2009

(1) 8,863,041 (1) 8,844,100 (1) 8,828,823 (1) 8,861,777 (1) 8,840,628 (1) 8,922,057 (1) 8,968,308 (1) 8,910,005 (1) 8,752,505 (1) 8,765,892 (1) 8,756,199 (1) 8,691,167 (1) 8,833,709

2010

(1) 8,649,691 (1) 8,670,894 (1) 8,704,034 (2) 8,790,189 (2) 8,788,061 (2) 8,855,838 (2) 8,894,096 (2) 8,873,834 (2) 8,756,504 (2) 8,767,815 (2) 8,731,221 (2) 8,718,849 (2) 8,766,752

2011

(2) 8,651,482 (2) 8,669,503 (2) 8,709,896 (2) 8,738,625 (2) 8,751,165 (2) 8,800,240 (2) 8,844,155 (2) 8,836,354 (2) 8,744,720 (2) 8,783,060 (2) 8,772,766 (2) 8,756,305 (2) 8,754,856

2012

(2) 8,674,784 (2) 8,706,032 (2) 8,732,360 (2) 8,750,314 (2) 8,794,435 (2) 8,876,728 (2) 8,902,162 (2) 8,863,783 (2) 8,816,883 (2) 8,880,751 (2) 8,841,194 (2) 8,828,355 (2) 8,805,648

2013

(2) 8,755,352 (2) 8,785,539 (2) 8,809,846 (2) 8,867,287 (2) 8,905,789 (2) 8,986,130 (2) 9,035,939 (2) 8,997,756 (2) 8,911,582 (2) 8,896,561 (2) 8,923,176 (2) 8,910,095 (2) 8,898,754

2014

8,854,913 8,854,677 8,916,730 8,934,116 8,958,529 9,086,893 9,092,768 (P) 9,039,664          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation.
(2) 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

2004

654,437 621,696 625,350 543,074 516,151 555,711 563,710 508,339 492,328 478,837 478,472 490,755 544,072

2005

528,381 533,257 472,452 448,005 446,893 460,940 492,800 445,618 473,317 452,214 482,740 455,170 474,316

2006

490,226 506,030 476,019 439,711 419,113 436,786 482,212 428,996 404,120 378,496 398,614 388,567 437,408

2007

478,106 461,137 416,754 392,671 397,601 430,017 476,108 434,861 426,821 420,327 424,667 452,567 434,303

2008

516,795 484,746 478,713 432,036 470,153 492,579 529,911 535,835 528,960 537,984 575,169 632,663 517,962

2009

(1) 739,099 (1) 792,973 (1) 786,491 (1) 741,347 (1) 780,578 (1) 828,941 (1) 850,921 (1) 832,838 (1) 828,360 (1) 829,924 (1) 812,180 (1) 831,386 (1) 804,587

2010

(1) 914,835 (1) 907,936 (1) 875,215 (2) 818,389 (2) 804,986 (2) 813,698 (2) 842,118 (2) 813,745 (2) 791,260 (2) 778,991 (2) 791,959 (2) 776,834 (2) 827,497

2011

(2) 846,788 (2) 824,072 (2) 779,134 (2) 733,290 (2) 744,532 (2) 782,539 (2) 806,476 (2) 787,166 (2) 789,495 (2) 784,045 (2) 772,749 (2) 791,259 (2) 786,795

2012

(2) 868,424 (2) 874,582 (2) 835,461 (2) 772,983 (2) 806,086 (2) 841,652 (2) 872,393 (2) 820,296 (2) 774,625 (2) 780,780 (2) 753,106 (2) 782,148 (2) 815,211

2013

(2) 872,002 (2) 828,524 (2) 762,719 (2) 706,803 (2) 724,541 (2) 757,060 (2) 768,000 (2) 732,244 (2) 708,061 (2) 703,845 (2) 654,761 (2) 628,696 (2) 737,271

2014

699,414 737,005 696,843 584,317 616,928 626,717 657,408 (P) 591,922          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation.
(2) 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

2004

7.0 6.7 6.7 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.8

2005

5.7 5.7 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.9 5.1 4.7 5.0 4.8 5.1 4.8 5.0

2006

5.2 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.4 4.6 5.0 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.2 4.1 4.6

2007

5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.6

2008

5.4 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.9 5.1 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 6.0 6.6 5.4

2009

(1) 7.7 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.2 (1) 7.7 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.3

2010

(1) 9.6 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.1 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.6

2011

(2) 8.9 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.2 (2) 7.7 (2) 7.8 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.2

2012

(2) 9.1 (2) 9.1 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.9 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.1 (2) 7.8 (2) 8.1 (2) 8.5

2013

(2) 9.1 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.0 (2) 7.4 (2) 7.5 (2) 7.8 (2) 7.8 (2) 7.5 (2) 7.4 (2) 7.3 (2) 6.8 (2) 6.6 (2) 7.7

2014

7.3 7.7 7.2 6.1 6.4 6.5 6.7 (P) 6.1          

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

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