Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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

2004

3,723,015 3,723,953 3,722,931 3,720,324 3,716,792 3,713,491 3,711,783 3,711,896 3,713,376 3,715,519 3,717,803 3,720,647  

2005

3,724,161 3,727,763 3,730,974 3,734,117 3,738,086 3,744,233 3,753,436 3,764,951 3,777,399 3,788,444 3,796,681 3,801,063  

2006

3,811,747 3,811,977 3,812,608 3,813,760 3,814,457 3,814,652 3,815,223 3,817,684 3,822,979 3,830,514 3,838,805 3,846,048  

2007

3,844,602 3,847,830 3,849,837 3,851,749 3,854,238 3,857,765 3,862,219 3,867,923 3,874,233 3,880,080 3,884,601 3,887,648  

2008

3,887,898 3,889,812 3,892,042 3,895,189 3,899,141 3,904,097 3,910,094 3,916,643 3,923,834 3,931,756 3,939,310 3,945,918  

2009

(1) 3,952,267 (1) 3,958,394 (1) 3,964,856 (1) 3,970,931 (1) 3,975,674 (1) 3,978,602 (1) 3,979,021 (1) 3,976,959 (1) 3,973,615 (1) 3,969,786 (1) 3,967,558 (1) 3,968,324  

2010

(1) 3,971,946 (1) 3,976,243 (1) 3,978,204 (2) 3,976,277 (2) 3,970,581 (2) 3,962,814 (2) 3,955,069 (2) 3,949,060 (2) 3,945,161 (2) 3,942,912 (2) 3,941,209 (2) 3,939,752  

2011

(2) 3,939,644 (2) 3,940,853 (2) 3,941,746 (2) 3,941,262 (2) 3,940,381 (2) 3,941,591 (2) 3,946,518 (2) 3,955,088 (2) 3,966,239 (2) 3,978,333 (2) 3,988,776 (2) 3,996,139  

2012

(2) 4,001,243 (2) 4,006,257 (2) 4,011,077 (2) 4,014,030 (2) 4,014,854 (2) 4,014,558 (2) 4,014,396 (2) 4,015,839 (2) 4,020,117 (2) 4,026,571 (2) 4,033,426 (2) 4,038,996  

2013

(2) 4,042,596 (2) 4,045,293 (2) 4,047,814 (2) 4,050,837 (2) 4,053,874 (2) 4,056,712 (2) 4,058,806 (2) 4,059,217 (2) 4,057,776 (2) 4,055,908 (2) 4,053,658 (2) 4,051,923  

2014

4,057,462 4,072,205 (P) 4,089,569                    

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

3,429,893 3,434,903 3,438,191 3,440,469 3,442,698 3,446,175 3,451,872 3,459,718 3,468,773 3,477,940 3,486,639 3,494,606  

2005

3,502,092 3,508,991 3,515,242 3,520,857 3,526,580 3,532,918 3,540,239 3,548,747 3,558,234 3,567,985 3,577,118 3,584,936  

2006

3,600,559 3,606,367 3,611,045 3,614,258 3,616,715 3,619,628 3,624,868 3,632,874 3,642,777 3,653,282 3,662,855 3,670,070  

2007

3,667,237 3,668,503 3,667,739 3,665,706 3,663,402 3,662,551 3,664,455 3,669,542 3,677,401 3,686,299 3,694,680 3,701,684  

2008

3,705,172 3,708,704 3,710,093 3,709,049 3,705,771 3,701,831 3,698,317 3,695,544 3,692,555 3,687,523 3,679,369 3,668,276  

2009

(1) 3,655,807 (1) 3,643,517 (1) 3,632,502 (1) 3,622,792 (1) 3,613,265 (1) 3,603,754 (1) 3,594,196 (1) 3,585,064 (1) 3,577,373 (1) 3,571,656 (1) 3,568,769 (1) 3,569,171  

2010

(1) 3,573,026 (1) 3,578,615 (1) 3,583,169 (2) 3,585,062 (2) 3,584,145 (2) 3,581,452 (2) 3,578,421 (2) 3,576,663 (2) 3,576,446 (2) 3,577,776 (2) 3,580,219 (2) 3,583,592  

2011

(2) 3,588,175 (2) 3,592,938 (2) 3,595,610 (2) 3,594,697 (2) 3,590,889 (2) 3,587,252 (2) 3,586,717 (2) 3,590,399 (2) 3,597,673 (2) 3,606,351 (2) 3,614,005 (2) 3,619,684  

2012

(2) 3,624,069 (2) 3,628,342 (2) 3,631,436 (2) 3,632,227 (2) 3,631,381 (2) 3,631,223 (2) 3,633,751 (2) 3,639,817 (2) 3,648,993 (2) 3,659,236 (2) 3,668,382 (2) 3,675,401  

2013

(2) 3,680,840 (2) 3,686,065 (2) 3,691,146 (2) 3,695,770 (2) 3,698,449 (2) 3,699,480 (2) 3,700,531 (2) 3,703,358 (2) 3,708,124 (2) 3,714,228 (2) 3,720,393 (2) 3,726,675  

2014

3,742,032 3,751,256 (P) 3,761,372                    

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

293,122 289,050 284,740 279,855 274,094 267,316 259,911 252,178 244,603 237,579 231,164 226,041  

2005

222,069 218,772 215,732 213,260 211,506 211,315 213,197 216,204 219,165 220,459 219,563 216,127  

2006

211,188 205,610 201,563 199,502 197,742 195,024 190,355 184,810 180,202 177,232 175,950 175,978  

2007

177,365 179,327 182,098 186,043 190,836 195,214 197,764 198,381 196,832 193,781 189,921 185,964  

2008

182,726 181,108 181,949 186,140 193,370 202,266 211,777 221,099 231,279 244,233 259,941 277,642  

2009

(1) 296,460 (1) 314,877 (1) 332,354 (1) 348,139 (1) 362,409 (1) 374,848 (1) 384,825 (1) 391,895 (1) 396,242 (1) 398,130 (1) 398,789 (1) 399,153  

2010

(1) 398,920 (1) 397,628 (1) 395,035 (2) 391,215 (2) 386,436 (2) 381,362 (2) 376,648 (2) 372,397 (2) 368,715 (2) 365,136 (2) 360,990 (2) 356,160  

2011

(2) 351,469 (2) 347,915 (2) 346,136 (2) 346,565 (2) 349,492 (2) 354,339 (2) 359,801 (2) 364,689 (2) 368,566 (2) 371,982 (2) 374,771 (2) 376,455  

2012

(2) 377,174 (2) 377,915 (2) 379,641 (2) 381,803 (2) 383,473 (2) 383,335 (2) 380,645 (2) 376,022 (2) 371,124 (2) 367,335 (2) 365,044 (2) 363,595  

2013

(2) 361,756 (2) 359,228 (2) 356,668 (2) 355,067 (2) 355,425 (2) 357,232 (2) 358,275 (2) 355,859 (2) 349,652 (2) 341,680 (2) 333,265 (2) 325,248  

2014

315,430 320,949 (P) 328,197                    

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

7.9 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.2 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.2 6.1  

2005

6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7  

2006

5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6  

2007

4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8  

2008

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.9 6.2 6.6 7.0  

2009

(1) 7.5 (1) 8.0 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.8 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.7 (1) 9.9 (1) 10.0 (1) 10.0 (1) 10.1 (1) 10.1  

2010

(1) 10.0 (1) 10.0 (1) 9.9 (2) 9.8 (2) 9.7 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.0  

2011

(2) 8.9 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.9 (2) 9.0 (2) 9.1 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.4  

2012

(2) 9.4 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.1 (2) 9.1 (2) 9.0  

2013

(2) 8.9 (2) 8.9 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.0  

2014

7.8 7.9 (P) 8.0                    

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

3,741,424 3,741,729 3,746,676 3,714,888 3,691,514 3,728,581 3,776,783 3,744,781 3,709,102 3,730,685 3,730,751 3,735,850 3,732,730

2005

3,711,681 3,736,240 3,727,461 3,726,792 3,719,872 3,732,174 3,793,372 3,775,441 3,767,395 3,797,187 3,801,064 3,793,031 3,756,810

2006

3,793,610 3,816,915 3,819,553 3,803,439 3,787,733 3,809,841 3,867,407 3,838,984 3,796,596 3,827,894 3,837,112 3,842,355 3,820,120

2007

3,845,812 3,852,070 3,852,308 3,831,045 3,833,026 3,855,088 3,912,457 3,880,396 3,860,897 3,876,685 3,884,107 3,881,245 3,863,761

2008

3,892,466 3,875,827 3,893,235 3,884,298 3,883,470 3,899,585 3,946,647 3,937,603 3,910,063 3,935,349 3,936,914 3,941,687 3,911,428

2009

(1) 3,934,542 (1) 3,965,364 (1) 3,960,869 (1) 3,955,311 (1) 3,956,148 (1) 3,977,192 (1) 4,024,787 (1) 4,002,586 (1) 3,960,664 (1) 3,974,217 (1) 3,963,620 (1) 3,946,479 (1) 3,968,482

2010

(1) 3,965,394 (1) 3,978,431 (1) 3,978,919 (2) 3,977,059 (2) 3,952,450 (2) 3,947,191 (2) 3,988,956 (2) 3,975,614 (2) 3,944,192 (2) 3,944,107 (2) 3,934,137 (2) 3,925,775 (2) 3,959,352

2011

(2) 3,933,762 (2) 3,942,399 (2) 3,942,522 (2) 3,927,752 (2) 3,930,878 (2) 3,931,515 (2) 3,975,143 (2) 3,974,524 (2) 3,963,661 (2) 3,990,084 (2) 3,983,558 (2) 3,983,124 (2) 3,956,577

2012

(2) 3,989,873 (2) 4,014,907 (2) 4,010,556 (2) 3,985,746 (2) 4,005,771 (2) 4,019,923 (2) 4,057,363 (2) 4,021,287 (2) 4,007,335 (2) 4,044,082 (2) 4,020,100 (2) 4,028,164 (2) 4,017,092

2013

(2) 4,049,035 (2) 4,050,015 (2) 4,033,326 (2) 4,026,204 (2) 4,044,137 (2) 4,060,178 (2) 4,099,265 (2) 4,074,987 (2) 4,057,040 (2) 4,059,021 (2) 4,048,220 (2) 4,037,749 (2) 4,053,265

2014

4,060,604 4,093,985 (P) 4,108,761                    

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

3,424,376 3,445,952 3,448,001 3,450,186 3,440,206 3,455,364 3,496,181 3,493,842 3,467,813 3,493,458 3,507,847 3,510,104 3,469,444

2005

3,479,654 3,502,058 3,517,932 3,521,341 3,516,716 3,527,424 3,565,854 3,568,241 3,544,423 3,576,336 3,574,063 3,584,922 3,539,914

2006

3,580,232 3,602,748 3,615,126 3,611,787 3,607,417 3,621,571 3,649,720 3,649,008 3,624,542 3,659,208 3,663,939 3,675,744 3,630,087

2007

3,643,975 3,661,229 3,678,039 3,660,534 3,654,393 3,662,026 3,690,362 3,678,121 3,673,135 3,684,483 3,700,816 3,694,901 3,673,501

2008

3,686,495 3,699,098 3,711,665 3,712,441 3,695,358 3,700,307 3,724,461 3,705,594 3,684,588 3,696,390 3,684,726 3,668,773 3,697,491

2009

(1) 3,628,629 (1) 3,631,006 (1) 3,623,929 (1) 3,630,628 (1) 3,603,736 (1) 3,602,435 (1) 3,625,614 (1) 3,604,572 (1) 3,569,128 (1) 3,571,663 (1) 3,575,966 (1) 3,556,004 (1) 3,601,943

2010

(1) 3,550,337 (1) 3,570,412 (1) 3,579,958 (2) 3,597,159 (2) 3,579,129 (2) 3,573,542 (2) 3,599,150 (2) 3,596,165 (2) 3,579,380 (2) 3,580,339 (2) 3,574,406 (2) 3,579,660 (2) 3,579,970

2011

(2) 3,563,880 (2) 3,584,011 (2) 3,600,603 (2) 3,597,132 (2) 3,591,552 (2) 3,577,702 (2) 3,603,444 (2) 3,606,266 (2) 3,596,396 (2) 3,612,998 (2) 3,617,950 (2) 3,618,120 (2) 3,597,505

2012

(2) 3,596,546 (2) 3,618,963 (2) 3,628,915 (2) 3,633,935 (2) 3,632,705 (2) 3,631,494 (2) 3,652,017 (2) 3,640,474 (2) 3,651,690 (2) 3,674,812 (2) 3,670,592 (2) 3,669,066 (2) 3,641,767

2013

(2) 3,654,996 (2) 3,677,970 (2) 3,685,712 (2) 3,696,994 (2) 3,698,057 (2) 3,697,633 (2) 3,725,935 (2) 3,715,452 (2) 3,711,358 (2) 3,704,417 (2) 3,725,406 (2) 3,732,938 (2) 3,702,239

2014

3,733,032 3,743,710 (P) 3,767,743                    

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

317,048 295,777 298,675 264,702 251,308 273,217 280,602 250,939 241,289 237,227 222,904 225,746 263,286

2005

232,027 234,182 209,529 205,451 203,156 204,750 227,518 207,200 222,972 220,851 227,001 208,109 216,896

2006

213,378 214,167 204,427 191,652 180,316 188,270 217,687 189,976 172,054 168,686 173,173 166,611 190,033

2007

201,837 190,841 174,269 170,511 178,633 193,062 222,095 202,275 187,762 192,202 183,291 186,344 190,260

2008

205,971 176,729 181,570 171,857 188,112 199,278 222,186 232,009 225,475 238,959 252,188 272,914 213,937

2009

(1) 305,913 (1) 334,358 (1) 336,940 (1) 324,683 (1) 352,412 (1) 374,757 (1) 399,173 (1) 398,014 (1) 391,536 (1) 402,554 (1) 387,654 (1) 390,475 (1) 366,539

2010

(1) 415,057 (1) 408,019 (1) 398,961 (2) 379,900 (2) 373,321 (2) 373,649 (2) 389,806 (2) 379,449 (2) 364,812 (2) 363,768 (2) 359,731 (2) 346,115 (2) 379,382

2011

(2) 369,882 (2) 358,388 (2) 341,919 (2) 330,620 (2) 339,326 (2) 353,813 (2) 371,699 (2) 368,258 (2) 367,265 (2) 377,086 (2) 365,608 (2) 365,004 (2) 359,072

2012

(2) 393,327 (2) 395,944 (2) 381,641 (2) 351,811 (2) 373,066 (2) 388,429 (2) 405,346 (2) 380,813 (2) 355,645 (2) 369,270 (2) 349,508 (2) 359,098 (2) 375,325

2013

(2) 394,039 (2) 372,045 (2) 347,614 (2) 329,210 (2) 346,080 (2) 362,545 (2) 373,330 (2) 359,535 (2) 345,682 (2) 354,604 (2) 322,814 (2) 304,811 (2) 351,026

2014

327,572 350,275 (P) 341,018                    

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

8.5 7.9 8.0 7.1 6.8 7.3 7.4 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.0 6.0 7.1

2005

6.3 6.3 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.5 6.0 5.5 5.9 5.8 6.0 5.5 5.8

2006

5.6 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.6 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.3 5.0

2007

5.2 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.7 5.0 5.7 5.2 4.9 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.9

2008

5.3 4.6 4.7 4.4 4.8 5.1 5.6 5.9 5.8 6.1 6.4 6.9 5.5

2009

(1) 7.8 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.9 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.9 (1) 10.1 (1) 9.8 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.2

2010

(1) 10.5 (1) 10.3 (1) 10.0 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.8 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.1 (2) 8.8 (2) 9.6

2011

(2) 9.4 (2) 9.1 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.6 (2) 9.0 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.1

2012

(2) 9.9 (2) 9.9 (2) 9.5 (2) 8.8 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.7 (2) 10.0 (2) 9.5 (2) 8.9 (2) 9.1 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.9 (2) 9.3

2013

(2) 9.7 (2) 9.2 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.9 (2) 9.1 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.0 (2) 7.5 (2) 8.7

2014

8.1 8.6 (P) 8.3                    

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

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