New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

3,836.7 3,855.2 3,888.2 3,914.4 3,955.7 4,015.5 3,947.9 3,942.2 3,955.8 3,964.0 3,980.7 3,961.6 3,934.8

2014

3,848.7 3,854.4 3,875.4 3,917.2 3,963.3 4,022.6 3,979.6 (P) 3,955.2          

Mining & Logging

 

2013

1.2 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3

2014

1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 (P) 1.4          

Construction

 

2013

125.8 124.6 128.0 136.0 139.5 141.9 142.7 144.4 143.7 141.8 139.1 130.4 136.5

2014

122.2 118.3 120.7 125.1 130.2 132.4 135.7 (P) 134.8          

Manufacturing

 

2013

241.3 241.3 242.6 242.4 242.9 244.7 242.8 243.8 243.6 244.1 246.0 245.2 243.4

2014

242.1 242.6 241.3 241.3 242.3 242.5 242.4 (P) 242.6          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

815.3 806.6 810.4 814.2 823.1 834.7 828.1 827.7 828.5 834.4 849.2 859.9 827.7

2014

825.7 818.7 820.7 826.7 837.8 851.3 844.6 (P) 841.8          

Information

 

2013

74.7 76.6 76.1 75.3 75.2 75.9 75.5 75.7 74.1 73.2 76.0 75.3 75.3

2014

73.3 74.1 72.6 72.7 73.3 72.7 73.3 (P) 73.5          

Financial Activities

 

2013

253.1 253.4 253.9 254.2 255.0 257.8 257.5 257.2 254.6 252.7 252.9 251.9 254.5

2014

250.2 249.3 249.6 249.9 249.0 252.6 253.8 (P) 254.0          

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

607.6 610.9 620.1 625.8 633.3 642.8 639.0 643.8 642.5 640.3 637.0 631.3 631.2

2014

612.4 616.2 621.2 633.9 642.4 651.2 654.5 (P) 656.6          

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

622.0 628.4 633.6 634.9 638.0 634.6 618.5 617.0 628.9 636.1 643.3 638.9 631.2

2014

627.8 632.9 638.1 638.7 641.1 642.1 631.6 (P) 629.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

317.8 319.6 328.2 342.1 361.2 387.3 389.8 387.1 371.0 351.0 341.6 335.2 352.7

2014

319.2 314.9 319.6 337.1 359.7 386.6 393.6 (P) 386.5          

Other Services

 

2013

161.5 162.0 163.0 165.2 166.5 170.9 169.9 169.0 165.9 164.6 165.5 164.8 165.7

2014

163.3 161.8 163.9 164.7 165.0 167.4 167.2 (P) 164.8          

Government

 

2013

616.4 630.7 631.1 623.0 619.7 623.5 582.7 575.1 601.6 624.4 628.7 627.3 615.4

2014

611.2 624.4 626.4 625.8 621.1 622.4 581.5 (P) 569.8          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

4,555,422 4,553,566 4,538,866 4,535,736 4,555,958 4,600,744 4,601,892 4,550,790 4,506,676 4,491,161 4,486,244 4,476,785 4,537,820

2014

4,429,740 4,466,028 4,477,917 4,464,781 4,488,822 4,537,351 4,566,482 (P) 4,536,048          

Employment

 

2013

4,110,437 4,129,172 4,140,122 4,165,145 4,175,524 4,207,026 4,207,339 4,190,097 4,159,468 4,154,402 4,176,072 4,177,545 4,166,029

2014

4,087,483 4,115,818 4,137,190 4,181,153 4,189,706 4,244,886 4,244,393 (P) 4,239,747          

Unemployment

 

2013

444,985 424,394 398,744 370,591 380,434 393,718 394,553 360,693 347,208 336,759 310,172 299,240 371,791

2014

342,257 350,210 340,727 283,628 299,116 292,465 322,089 (P) 296,301          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

9.8 9.3 8.8 8.2 8.4 8.6 8.6 7.9 7.7 7.5 6.9 6.7 8.2

2014

7.7 7.8 7.6 6.4 6.7 6.4 7.1 (P) 6.5          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary