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Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New Jersey

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

4,576,918 4,569,169 4,560,491 4,552,734 4,545,446 4,537,662 4,528,808 4,517,350 4,503,664 4,490,616 4,480,939 4,475,815  

2014

4,474,601 4,475,891 4,478,887 4,482,331 4,486,012 4,490,716 4,496,114 4,502,037 4,507,583 4,510,847 4,510,783 4,508,668  

2015

4,506,245 4,504,414 4,503,300 4,502,099 4,499,740 4,495,690 4,490,941 4,486,690 4,483,815 4,484,030 4,487,793 4,493,120  

2016

4,497,590 4,500,079 4,500,037 4,498,429 4,496,747 4,495,078 4,493,345 4,491,870 4,490,549 4,488,150 4,484,804 4,482,046  

2017

4,608,916 4,611,297 4,615,010 4,619,442 4,623,330 4,625,598 4,625,490 4,622,153 4,616,269 4,609,435 4,602,632 4,596,953  

2018

4,589,597 4,591,388 4,597,167 4,603,634 4,608,051 4,609,385 4,607,904 4,605,741 4,604,978 4,607,016 4,612,105 4,619,188  

2019

4,626,305 4,632,556 4,639,105 4,648,025 4,660,187 4,675,185 4,691,659 4,707,756 4,722,462 4,735,359 4,746,264 4,752,986  

2020

4,753,250 4,745,496 4,731,203 4,486,453 4,590,276 4,645,951 4,747,442 4,768,751 4,532,467 4,563,271 4,600,843 4,624,093  

2021

4,639,477 4,651,945 4,661,230 4,675,579 4,678,360 4,695,852 4,686,044 4,683,082 4,662,465 4,655,775 4,648,884 4,655,098  

2022

4,678,306 4,693,448 4,706,634 4,725,353 4,740,508 4,752,862 4,758,983 4,762,369 4,763,708 4,764,810 4,764,624 4,764,691  

2023

4,778,908 4,796,374 4,814,879 4,833,049 4,850,743 4,867,373 4,875,778 (p)4,877,543          

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(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

4,158,784 4,155,701 4,152,943 4,152,015 4,151,597 4,150,253 4,147,947 4,144,838 4,141,572 4,139,153 4,139,036 4,142,292  

2014

4,148,926 4,157,794 4,167,358 4,175,971 4,183,785 4,191,512 4,198,635 4,205,182 4,211,077 4,215,767 4,218,647 4,220,057  

2015

4,221,064 4,222,229 4,224,426 4,227,666 4,231,181 4,234,299 4,237,324 4,240,738 4,245,263 4,251,866 4,260,009 4,267,692  

2016

4,273,085 4,275,593 4,275,290 4,273,344 4,271,365 4,269,959 4,269,348 4,269,454 4,269,602 4,269,123 4,268,999 4,270,453  

2017

4,396,117 4,402,506 4,408,891 4,414,239 4,417,571 4,418,021 4,415,446 4,410,238 4,403,727 4,397,686 4,392,811 4,390,479  

2018

4,385,453 4,391,311 4,400,669 4,410,368 4,417,829 4,422,709 4,425,537 4,427,631 4,430,370 4,435,151 4,442,666 4,452,345  

2019

4,462,932 4,474,203 4,486,272 4,499,683 4,513,663 4,526,756 4,537,766 4,546,431 4,554,199 4,560,884 4,566,123 4,567,851  

2020

4,563,931 4,553,129 4,538,549 3,817,083 3,885,849 3,976,612 4,064,793 4,135,248 4,196,699 4,239,295 4,270,347 4,289,974  

2021

4,303,297 4,315,408 4,329,648 4,343,837 4,355,340 4,362,613 4,365,599 4,368,476 4,371,438 4,378,549 4,388,549 4,401,723  

2022

4,439,967 4,477,726 4,511,597 4,542,322 4,568,268 4,589,644 4,605,705 4,619,344 4,611,149 4,606,149 4,605,955 4,607,487  

2023

4,615,244 4,627,539 4,644,165 4,662,494 4,676,028 4,684,874 4,685,770 (p)4,674,332          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

418,134 413,468 407,548 400,719 393,849 387,409 380,861 372,512 362,092 351,463 341,903 333,523  

2014

325,675 318,097 311,529 306,360 302,227 299,204 297,479 296,855 296,506 295,080 292,136 288,611  

2015

285,181 282,185 278,874 274,433 268,559 261,391 253,617 245,952 238,552 232,164 227,784 225,428  

2016

224,505 224,486 224,747 225,085 225,382 225,119 223,997 222,416 220,947 219,027 215,805 211,593  

2017

212,799 208,791 206,119 205,203 205,759 207,577 210,044 211,915 212,542 211,749 209,821 206,474  

2018

204,144 200,077 196,498 193,266 190,222 186,676 182,367 178,110 174,608 171,865 169,439 166,843  

2019

163,373 158,353 152,833 148,342 146,524 148,429 153,893 161,325 168,263 174,475 180,141 185,135  

2020

189,319 192,367 192,654 669,370 704,427 669,339 682,649 633,503 335,768 323,976 330,496 334,119  

2021

336,180 336,537 331,582 331,742 323,020 333,239 320,445 314,606 291,027 277,226 260,335 253,375  

2022

238,339 215,722 195,037 183,031 172,240 163,218 153,278 143,025 152,559 158,661 158,669 157,204  

2023

163,664 168,835 170,714 170,555 174,715 182,499 190,008 (p)203,211          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

9.1 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.5 8.4 8.2 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.5  

2014

7.3 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4  

2015

6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0  

2016

5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.7  

2017

4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5  

2018

4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6  

2019

3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9  

2020

4.0 4.1 4.1 14.9 15.3 14.4 14.4 13.3 7.4 7.1 7.2 7.2  

2021

7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 6.9 7.1 6.8 6.7 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.4  

2022

5.1 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3  

2023

3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.9 (p)4.2          

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(p) Preliminary

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

4,557,459 4,558,326 4,540,821 4,528,573 4,543,926 4,598,179 4,595,337 4,548,048 4,478,200 4,466,194 4,462,927 4,458,233 4,528,019

2014

4,438,201 4,469,828 4,480,907 4,461,781 4,485,892 4,533,074 4,565,467 4,531,509 4,468,366 4,503,785 4,498,094 4,489,822 4,493,894

2015

4,477,771 4,491,589 4,488,375 4,489,228 4,514,465 4,543,321 4,554,682 4,508,933 4,435,583 4,476,557 4,475,499 4,479,268 4,494,606

2016

4,457,524 4,497,227 4,510,977 4,485,124 4,485,101 4,534,421 4,558,990 4,510,968 4,466,513 4,479,229 4,462,969 4,464,806 4,492,821

2017

4,584,364 4,609,343 4,613,450 4,611,161 4,610,590 4,660,510 4,682,463 4,639,326 4,596,726 4,595,209 4,590,164 4,586,134 4,614,953

2018

4,557,386 4,603,452 4,593,217 4,575,865 4,590,010 4,658,793 4,677,331 4,607,621 4,565,659 4,605,478 4,603,630 4,619,006 4,604,787

2019

4,612,369 4,639,868 4,639,310 4,611,850 4,637,091 4,699,753 4,750,408 4,721,433 4,697,334 4,737,754 4,738,302 4,749,675 4,686,262

2020

4,739,756 4,764,677 4,743,755 4,464,084 4,535,657 4,665,093 4,769,844 4,803,597 4,506,242 4,592,050 4,608,226 4,610,927 4,650,326

2021

4,618,674 4,650,568 4,665,716 4,649,849 4,649,366 4,715,946 4,746,347 4,694,169 4,630,276 4,653,249 4,653,195 4,665,945 4,666,108

2022

4,657,359 4,688,627 4,717,858 4,699,368 4,719,435 4,766,052 4,791,532 4,786,079 4,741,051 4,774,158 4,761,059 4,775,069 4,739,804

2023

4,812,635 4,848,662 4,864,957 4,840,452 4,850,930 4,916,903 4,919,390 (p)4,883,335          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

4,107,333 4,124,896 4,135,435 4,151,175 4,151,249 4,193,279 4,191,250 4,173,223 4,122,613 4,122,926 4,145,106 4,153,442 4,147,661

2014

4,098,525 4,124,333 4,151,097 4,181,671 4,189,536 4,233,118 4,237,720 4,220,907 4,180,293 4,227,716 4,223,565 4,227,330 4,191,318

2015

4,171,054 4,189,464 4,206,336 4,230,928 4,243,037 4,275,125 4,273,000 4,261,796 4,207,966 4,258,444 4,262,743 4,274,614 4,237,876

2016

4,223,367 4,256,058 4,272,113 4,266,083 4,269,416 4,306,772 4,312,161 4,283,109 4,248,752 4,272,459 4,271,741 4,272,378 4,271,201

2017

4,352,232 4,375,596 4,403,352 4,417,479 4,409,616 4,451,816 4,452,672 4,420,823 4,392,146 4,402,456 4,395,201 4,400,425 4,406,151

2018

4,337,374 4,376,786 4,383,765 4,396,310 4,416,025 4,460,232 4,468,694 4,423,639 4,403,835 4,455,229 4,461,766 4,464,903 4,420,713

2019

4,421,254 4,454,904 4,474,866 4,481,995 4,499,800 4,550,336 4,572,202 4,552,664 4,543,502 4,580,459 4,577,653 4,581,868 4,524,292

2020

4,535,131 4,559,390 4,509,170 3,819,410 3,831,383 3,990,215 4,062,673 4,183,113 4,180,209 4,290,924 4,291,724 4,295,321 4,212,389

2021

4,261,795 4,288,032 4,320,582 4,330,894 4,337,428 4,368,649 4,401,616 4,376,894 4,351,882 4,400,451 4,414,709 4,433,672 4,357,217

2022

4,396,989 4,449,131 4,510,010 4,525,585 4,552,717 4,595,978 4,619,826 4,635,174 4,609,996 4,632,792 4,614,537 4,626,615 4,564,113

2023

4,619,231 4,649,908 4,678,279 4,690,566 4,664,228 4,694,637 4,685,973 (p)4,636,894          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

450,126 433,430 405,386 377,398 392,677 404,900 404,087 374,825 355,587 343,268 317,821 304,791 380,358

2014

339,676 345,495 329,810 280,110 296,356 299,956 327,747 310,602 288,073 276,069 274,529 262,492 302,576

2015

306,717 302,125 282,039 258,300 271,428 268,196 281,682 247,137 227,617 218,113 212,756 204,654 256,730

2016

234,157 241,169 238,864 219,041 215,685 227,649 246,829 227,859 217,761 206,770 191,228 192,428 221,620

2017

232,132 233,747 210,098 193,682 200,974 208,694 229,791 218,503 204,580 192,753 194,963 185,709 208,802

2018

220,012 226,666 209,452 179,555 173,985 198,561 208,637 183,982 161,824 150,249 141,864 154,103 184,074

2019

191,115 184,964 164,444 129,855 137,291 149,417 178,206 168,769 153,832 157,295 160,649 167,807 161,970

2020

204,625 205,287 234,585 644,674 704,274 674,878 707,171 620,484 326,033 301,126 316,502 315,606 437,937

2021

356,879 362,536 345,134 318,955 311,938 347,297 344,731 317,275 278,394 252,798 238,486 232,273 308,891

2022

260,370 239,496 207,848 173,783 166,718 170,074 171,706 150,905 131,055 141,366 146,522 148,454 175,691

2023

193,404 198,754 186,678 149,886 186,702 222,266 233,417 (p)246,441          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2013

9.9 9.5 8.9 8.3 8.6 8.8 8.8 8.2 7.9 7.7 7.1 6.8 8.4

2014

7.7 7.7 7.4 6.3 6.6 6.6 7.2 6.9 6.4 6.1 6.1 5.8 6.7

2015

6.8 6.7 6.3 5.8 6.0 5.9 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.6 5.7

2016

5.3 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.9

2017

5.1 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.2 4.2 4.0 4.5

2018

4.8 4.9 4.6 3.9 3.8 4.3 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.3 4.0

2019

4.1 4.0 3.5 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.5

2020

4.3 4.3 4.9 14.4 15.5 14.5 14.8 12.9 7.2 6.6 6.9 6.8 9.4

2021

7.7 7.8 7.4 6.9 6.7 7.4 7.3 6.8 6.0 5.4 5.1 5.0 6.6

2022

5.6 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.7

2023

4.0 4.1 3.8 3.1 3.8 4.5 4.7 (p)5.0          

Footnotes
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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).