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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

2021

3,927.5 3,940.9 3,957.9 3,977.1 3,992.8 4,005.4 4,038.4 4,044.7 4,066.9 4,078.0 4,103.4 4,116.8

2022

4,128.2 4,157.4 4,176.7 4,192.4 (p)4,199.1              

Construction

2021

155.5 153.3 156.0 156.0 156.5 157.1 157.8 157.9 158.7 159.6 159.9 161.3

2022

161.4 162.6 162.2 158.6 (p)157.3              

Manufacturing

2021

239.1 239.2 239.9 240.0 240.1 240.0 240.1 240.3 240.8 241.1 241.8 243.1

2022

241.9 243.0 244.5 246.0 (p)244.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

854.6 855.8 858.4 860.7 862.7 865.0 867.2 869.0 870.7 872.9 877.5 880.4

2022

887.0 896.5 901.7 904.4 (p)904.3              

Information

2021

68.5 69.0 69.4 70.0 70.7 70.9 72.6 72.1 71.8 70.6 70.6 70.0

2022

69.4 69.4 69.4 69.9 (p)70.3              

Financial Activities

2021

249.5 249.9 250.4 250.7 251.3 251.7 252.2 252.3 252.2 252.4 252.1 253.9

2022

256.8 256.8 258.0 258.8 (p)261.4              

Professional & Business Services

2021

668.5 672.9 674.5 676.3 679.9 681.8 688.8 686.0 684.5 695.6 703.1 704.8

2022

703.6 707.2 711.2 712.2 (p)712.3              

Educational & Health Services

2021

679.9 683.4 685.6 688.8 690.3 693.2 694.6 695.3 694.7 695.9 701.4 700.5

2022

701.4 707.3 708.8 713.2 (p)715.8              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

300.0 303.2 306.6 315.7 320.0 323.9 338.2 339.3 350.0 353.2 357.1 360.7

2022

363.5 367.8 373.4 379.7 (p)381.7              

Other Services

2021

146.2 147.1 147.8 148.5 149.0 149.3 153.1 153.5 154.0 156.0 158.6 159.5

2022

160.6 163.3 163.9 164.8 (p)166.3              

Government

2021

564.3 565.7 568.1 569.1 571.0 571.2 572.5 577.7 588.2 579.4 580.0 581.2

2022

581.2 582.1 582.3 583.4 (p)583.6              

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

2021

(r)4,643,010 (r)4,652,693 (r)4,657,234 (r)4,675,610 (r)4,672,304 (r)4,702,203 (r)4,684,109 (r)4,683,383 (r)4,656,122 (r)4,646,759 (r)4,633,409 (r)4,632,670

2022

4,641,835 4,622,687 4,617,907 4,634,049 (p)4,648,563              

Employment

2021

(r)4,303,514 (r)4,318,304 (r)4,334,624 (r)4,349,897 (r)4,361,984 (r)4,369,843 (r)4,374,761 (r)4,379,616 (r)4,384,960 (r)4,392,068 (r)4,396,380 (r)4,398,562

2022

4,403,536 4,409,774 4,425,423 4,444,630 (p)4,466,839              

Unemployment

2021

(r)339,496 (r)334,389 (r)322,610 (r)325,713 (r)310,320 (r)332,360 (r)309,348 (r)303,767 (r)271,162 (r)254,691 (r)237,029 (r)234,108

2022

238,299 212,913 192,484 189,419 (p)181,724              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(r)7.3 (r)7.2 (r)6.9 (r)7.0 (r)6.6 (r)7.1 (r)6.6 (r)6.5 (r)5.8 (r)5.5 (r)5.1 (r)5.1

2022

5.1 4.6 4.2 4.1 (p)3.9              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised