Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,079.2 (2)1,078.6 (2)1,079.1 1,073.7 1,070.6 1,068.8

Employment(1)

(2)989.1 (2)987.6 (2)987.5 983.6 979.2 975.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)90.1 (2)90.9 (2)91.6 90.1 91.4 93.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)8.3 (2)8.4 (2)8.5 8.4 8.5 8.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

871.3 867.3 871.7 872.1 873.4 (p)873.3

12-month % change

5.4 3.5 2.2 2.6 2.2 (p)2.1

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

26.8 26.8 27.5 27.8 27.8 (p)27.6

12-month % change

29.5 17.5 18.0 15.4 14.9 (p)10.0

Manufacturing(4)

72.4 72.7 72.7 72.6 72.6 (p)72.6

12-month % change

5.8 5.2 4.3 3.0 2.7 (p)2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

171.8 170.7 170.9 171.1 171.0 (p)170.8

12-month % change

9.1 9.7 7.6 5.8 4.8 (p)4.1

Information(4)

17.6 17.5 17.8 17.7 17.5 (p)17.5

12-month % change

2.3 3.6 6.0 5.4 4.2 (p)4.2

Financial Activities(4)

42.5 42.4 42.6 42.6 42.8 (p)42.9

12-month % change

2.4 1.9 2.7 2.9 3.9 (p)3.6

Professional & Business Services(4)

124.1 122.4 124.6 124.3 124.2 (p)125.4

12-month % change

11.2 4.9 1.0 4.2 1.8 (p)3.1

Education & Health Services(4)

117.5 117.5 118.4 118.9 119.2 (p)118.9

12-month % change

4.3 4.1 3.1 4.4 4.3 (p)4.0

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

77.0 77.0 76.9 77.6 78.2 (p)78.2

12-month % change

14.2 8.6 3.8 7.2 6.4 (p)5.5

Other Services(4)

17.7 17.8 17.7 17.6 17.6 (p)17.6

12-month % change

7.3 6.0 4.1 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9

Government(4)

203.9 202.5 202.6 201.9 202.5 (p)201.8

12-month % change

-4.2 -5.6 -5.2 -5.2 -4.1 (p)-3.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects new population controls and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: April 19, 2019

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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