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

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

4,057,462 4,072,205 4,089,513 4,094,794 4,108,479 4,126,973 4,122,015 (P) 4,101,402          

Footnotes
(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

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

3,742,032 3,751,256 3,761,454 3,771,032 3,782,053 3,801,466 3,801,793 (P) 3,800,499          

Footnotes
(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

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

315,430 320,949 328,059 323,762 326,426 325,507 320,222 (P) 300,903          

Footnotes
(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

7.5 8.0 8.4 8.8 9.1 9.4 9.7 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.1  

2010

10.0 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.0  

2011

8.9 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.4 9.4  

2012

9.4 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.0  

2013

8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.0  

2014

7.8 7.9 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.8 (P) 7.3          

Footnotes
(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

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

4,060,604 4,093,985 4,108,618 4,065,334 4,094,933 4,141,665 4,152,016 (P) 4,096,234          

Footnotes
(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

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

3,733,032 3,743,710 3,767,932 3,765,778 3,779,993 3,821,482 3,822,323 (P) 3,812,409          

Footnotes
(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

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

2010

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

2011

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

2012

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

2013

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

2014

327,572 350,275 340,686 299,556 314,940 320,183 329,693 (P) 283,825          

Footnotes
(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

7.8 8.4 8.5 8.2 8.9 9.4 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.1 9.8 9.9 9.2

2010

10.5 10.3 10.0 9.6 9.4 9.5 9.8 9.5 9.2 9.2 9.1 8.8 9.6

2011

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

2012

9.9 9.9 9.5 8.8 9.3 9.7 10.0 9.5 8.9 9.1 8.7 8.9 9.3

2013

9.7 9.2 8.6 8.2 8.6 8.9 9.1 8.8 8.5 8.7 8.0 7.5 8.7

2014

8.1 8.6 8.3 7.4 7.7 7.7 7.9 (P) 6.9          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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