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Economy at a Glance
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New Jersey

New Jersey
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Data
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,414.1 4,417.5 4,425.9 4,430.2 4,432.0 (p)4,438.1

Employment(1)

4,095.3 4,097.5 4,104.9 4,110.4 4,116.3 (p)4,129.4

Unemployment(1)

318.8 320.0 321.1 319.8 315.7 (p)308.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.2 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.1 (p)7.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,919.0 3,939.5 3,960.7 3,979.0 4,005.3 (p)4,025.3

12-month % change

11.4 10.2 6.9 5.4 3.8 (p)4.2

Mining and Logging(3)

1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 (p)1.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)7.1

Construction(3)

146.9 145.7 149.2 149.6 151.9 (p)154.6

12-month % change

4.9 -0.7 0.1 -0.8 -0.4 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(3)

242.6 242.7 244.4 245.8 247.0 (p)248.0

12-month % change

7.1 4.7 4.5 4.2 4.2 (p)4.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

850.0 858.7 864.3 864.8 868.2 (p)872.2

12-month % change

13.0 10.0 4.9 4.0 3.3 (p)4.0

Information(3)

67.3 67.1 67.7 67.1 67.4 (p)67.1

12-month % change

-0.6 0.9 0.6 0.1 -0.3 (p)-1.2

Financial Activities(3)

247.8 246.7 246.0 246.4 246.4 (p)247.4

12-month % change

3.9 3.6 2.9 2.5 2.2 (p)1.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

657.2 659.0 668.9 673.2 679.9 (p)688.8

12-month % change

7.2 6.7 6.0 5.7 6.2 (p)6.9

Education & Health Services(3)

678.7 685.3 685.4 686.9 686.3 (p)686.6

12-month % change

10.6 8.2 6.5 5.1 3.7 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

312.6 315.0 316.5 318.8 321.9 (p)325.1

12-month % change

71.4 74.1 35.9 26.3 13.5 (p)10.3

Other Services(3)

145.7 147.6 149.1 146.7 146.7 (p)147.8

12-month % change

25.9 27.8 13.1 6.8 2.0 (p)3.6

Government(3)

568.8 570.3 567.8 578.3 588.2 (p)586.2

12-month % change

0.0 1.5 3.1 1.9 -0.5 (p)2.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: December 03, 2021

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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