New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2015

3,987.9 3,988.7 3,991.3 4,002.5 4,018.1 4,021.6 4,025.9 4,028.6 4,031.6 4,051.4 4,060.4 4,072.8

2016

4,057.1 4,051.9 4,073.9 4,072.9 4,070.3 4,086.4 4,078.6 4,082.3 4,087.2 4,077.9 (p)4,081.8  

Construction

2015

145.7 146.0 145.2 147.5 148.5 149.0 148.6 148.4 147.6 147.5 149.5 150.7

2016

150.5 149.9 152.4 151.3 154.5 155.6 153.3 153.9 153.8 153.7 (p)153.2  

Manufacturing

2015

238.2 237.7 237.4 237.4 237.8 238.3 238.8 238.7 238.6 238.5 237.7 238.0

2016

237.7 238.5 238.0 238.2 239.8 241.4 242.5 242.1 243.2 241.4 (p)239.6  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2015

846.5 846.5 848.2 850.2 853.5 856.3 859.0 859.5 859.9 863.5 863.0 864.6

2016

865.3 867.1 869.6 872.8 873.9 875.7 875.5 876.4 878.5 873.2 (p)874.1  

Information

2015

74.9 74.7 74.5 74.6 74.7 74.7 74.5 74.0 74.0 73.8 73.8 73.5

2016

75.2 74.7 75.0 74.2 69.9 75.6 74.8 74.9 75.5 74.5 (p)73.4  

Financial Activities

2015

247.0 247.1 247.5 248.9 249.6 250.3 250.9 251.9 252.5 254.2 254.5 254.8

2016

251.7 254.0 254.9 255.2 254.6 257.4 257.4 257.0 256.8 255.7 (p)256.1  

Professional & Business Services

2015

644.1 644.7 644.9 648.4 650.2 649.4 648.2 648.3 650.2 661.0 665.9 669.2

2016

659.4 651.4 657.2 651.8 653.2 654.1 652.7 653.8 660.8 663.7 (p)670.8  

Educational & Health Services

2015

652.4 652.9 654.3 655.0 656.2 658.6 658.5 659.0 660.6 666.4 668.1 670.7

2016

667.8 669.3 672.0 670.1 668.6 667.6 666.2 665.6 672.6 672.2 (p)673.2  

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

355.6 355.9 355.6 357.1 360.5 357.6 360.8 361.2 362.3 363.1 364.0 364.2

2016

365.4 363.4 367.8 368.6 366.5 372.0 368.5 369.7 361.7 360.7 (p)361.6  

Other Services

2015

168.6 168.3 168.5 168.8 169.3 169.4 169.0 169.3 169.4 168.3 168.1 171.1

2016

171.6 169.6 172.2 172.7 169.6 170.8 171.8 172.8 168.3 168.2 (p)166.0  

Government

2015

613.4 613.4 613.8 613.2 616.4 616.6 616.2 616.9 615.1 613.7 614.4 614.6

2016

611.1 612.6 613.4 616.7 618.4 614.8 614.6 614.9 614.7 613.3 (p)612.5  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2015

4,546,736 4,546,561 4,545,099 4,542,482 4,539,384 4,536,887 4,536,526 4,538,814 4,543,393 4,549,186 4,555,034 4,560,931

2016

4,561,881 4,565,949 4,579,686 4,586,504 4,587,140 4,579,338 4,570,568 4,559,430 4,562,736 4,561,211 (p)4,548,588  

Employment

2015

4,257,138 4,261,074 4,265,464 4,270,293 4,275,542 4,281,490 4,288,980 4,298,219 4,308,989 4,320,440 4,331,308 4,340,882

2016

4,354,804 4,367,582 4,378,938 4,372,635 4,361,253 4,346,839 4,332,063 4,316,727 4,319,401 4,321,701 (p)4,322,323  

Unemployment

2015

289,598 285,487 279,635 272,189 263,842 255,397 247,546 240,595 234,404 228,746 223,726 220,049

2016

207,077 198,367 200,748 213,869 225,887 232,499 238,505 242,703 243,335 239,510 (p)226,265  

Unemployment Rate

2015

6.4 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.8

2016

4.5 4.3 4.4 4.7 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 (p)5.0  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary