Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,103.6 1,096.9 1,094.6 (2)- 1,078.0 1,088.9

Employment(1)

992.3 989.2 984.2 (2)- 963.7 971.0

Unemployment(1)

111.3 107.7 110.4 (2)- 114.4 117.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

10.1 9.8 10.1 (2)- 10.6 10.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

881.8 879.9 877.5 873.6 840.4 (p)850.5

12-month % change

-0.9 -1.6 -1.9 -2.6 -5.9 (p)-4.5

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

21.4 21.1 20.4 20.8 20.4 (p)20.6

12-month % change

-8.9 -11.0 -13.6 -11.9 -10.1 (p)-10.4

Manufacturing(4)

71.5 71.5 70.9 70.8 69.7 (p)70.2

12-month % change

-3.1 -3.0 -3.9 -3.7 -5.2 (p)-4.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

170.7 171.7 170.7 169.4 158.8 (p)158.2

12-month % change

-1.9 -1.6 -2.1 -2.8 -8.0 (p)-7.8

Information(4)

17.7 18.1 17.8 17.9 17.4 (p)17.4

12-month % change

-0.6 2.3 1.1 -0.6 -1.1 (p)-0.6

Financial Activities(4)

42.5 42.3 42.3 41.7 41.1 (p)41.3

12-month % change

0.2 -0.5 -0.9 -2.6 -3.1 (p)-1.9

Professional & Business Services(4)

111.8 112.4 112.7 113.2 110.7 (p)113.5

12-month % change

-1.9 -1.5 -1.2 -1.2 -3.8 (p)-1.4

Education & Health Services(4)

123.6 124.5 124.9 122.3 117.7 (p)115.2

12-month % change

1.1 1.8 1.8 -0.6 -4.2 (p)-6.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

82.7 82.8 82.5 81.6 68.7 (p)74.8

12-month % change

2.5 2.0 1.9 1.0 -16.0 (p)-8.6

Other Services(4)

17.9 17.8 17.8 17.7 17.6 (p)17.5

12-month % change

3.5 1.1 1.7 0.6 -0.6 (p)-0.6

Government(4)

222.0 217.7 217.5 218.2 218.3 (p)221.8

12-month % change

-1.0 -3.9 -4.1 -4.5 -3.6 (p)-1.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Not available.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: January 12, 2018

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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