Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,096.9 1,094.6 (2)- 1,078.0 1,088.9 1,099.8

Employment(1)

989.2 984.2 (2)- 963.7 971.0 980.0

Unemployment(1)

107.7 110.4 (2)- 114.4 117.9 119.8

Unemployment Rate(3)

9.8 10.1 (2)- 10.6 10.8 10.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

879.9 877.5 873.6 840.4 850.6 (p)847.8

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.9 -2.6 -5.9 -4.5 (p)-5.1

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

21.1 20.4 20.8 20.4 20.2 (p)21.5

12-month % change

-11.0 -13.6 -11.9 -10.1 -12.2 (p)-12.2

Manufacturing(4)

71.5 70.9 70.8 69.7 70.1 (p)69.1

12-month % change

-3.0 -3.9 -3.7 -5.2 -4.4 (p)-6.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

171.7 170.7 169.4 158.8 158.6 (p)158.9

12-month % change

-1.6 -2.1 -2.8 -8.0 -7.6 (p)-7.2

Information(4)

18.1 17.8 17.9 17.4 17.4 (p)17.3

12-month % change

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

Financial Activities(4)

42.3 42.3 41.7 41.1 41.1 (p)41.2

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.9 -2.6 -3.1 -2.4 (p)-3.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

112.4 112.7 113.2 110.7 114.1 (p)113.8

12-month % change

-1.5 -1.2 -1.2 -3.8 -0.9 (p)-1.0

Education & Health Services(4)

124.5 124.9 122.3 117.7 115.8 (p)115.7

12-month % change

1.8 1.8 -0.6 -4.2 -5.9 (p)-5.8

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

82.8 82.5 81.6 68.7 74.1 (p)77.3

12-month % change

2.0 1.9 1.0 -16.0 -9.4 (p)-5.7

Other Services(4)

17.8 17.8 17.7 17.6 17.5 (p)17.6

12-month % change

1.1 1.7 0.6 -0.6 -0.6 (p)0.0

Government(4)

217.7 217.5 218.2 218.3 221.7 (p)215.4

12-month % change

-3.9 -4.1 -4.5 -3.6 -1.9 (p)-4.8

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: February 16, 2018

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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