Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,119.9 1,103.6 1,096.9 1,094.6 (2)- (2)-

Employment(1)

996.8 992.3 989.2 984.2 (2)- (2)-

Unemployment(1)

123.1 111.3 107.7 110.4 (2)- (2)-

Unemployment Rate(3)

11.0 10.1 9.8 10.1 (2)- (2)-

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

879.2 881.8 879.9 877.5 873.6 842.0

12-month % change

-1.4 -0.9 -1.6 -1.9 -2.6 -5.7

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

21.2 21.4 21.1 20.4 20.8 20.3

12-month % change

-9.4 -8.9 -11.0 -13.6 -11.9 -10.6

Manufacturing(4)

71.3 71.5 71.5 70.9 70.8 69.6

12-month % change

-3.5 -3.1 -3.0 -3.9 -3.7 -5.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

170.7 170.7 171.7 170.7 169.4 161.7

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.9 -1.6 -2.1 -2.8 -6.4

Information(4)

17.4 17.7 18.1 17.8 17.9 17.4

12-month % change

-2.8 -0.6 2.3 1.1 -0.6 -1.1

Financial Activities(4)

42.5 42.5 42.3 42.3 41.7 41.4

12-month % change

0.5 0.2 -0.5 -0.9 -2.6 -2.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

112.1 111.8 112.4 112.7 113.2 110.9

12-month % change

-1.2 -1.9 -1.5 -1.2 -1.2 -3.6

Education & Health Services(4)

122.4 123.6 124.5 124.9 122.3 118.9

12-month % change

0.8 1.1 1.8 1.8 -0.6 -3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

82.3 82.7 82.8 82.5 81.6 65.8

12-month % change

2.4 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.0 -19.6

Other Services(4)

17.7 17.9 17.8 17.8 17.7 17.5

12-month % change

1.7 3.5 1.1 1.7 0.6 -1.1

Government(4)

221.6 222.0 217.7 217.5 218.2 218.5

12-month % change

-2.8 -1.0 -3.9 -4.1 -4.5 -3.5

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.

Data extracted on: November 17, 2017

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Puerto Rico includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

 

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