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

2016

4,046.6 4,056.5 4,061.3 4,064.1 4,060.5 4,069.9 4,085.0 4,091.3 4,095.7 4,095.7 4,094.8 4,103.7

2017

4,117.6 4,128.5 4,116.0 4,116.7 4,107.6 (p)4,118.2            

Construction

2016

153.9 154.4 154.9 153.5 152.9 153.1 153.2 152.9 152.8 151.4 150.6 150.9

2017

155.1 156.7 154.0 153.0 153.5 (p)157.7            

Manufacturing

2016

241.2 241.8 242.1 241.7 241.8 242.4 243.0 243.0 242.5 240.1 239.5 239.9

2017

243.1 245.6 246.3 245.8 245.9 (p)246.9            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

858.2 860.8 862.1 863.9 864.1 862.8 867.8 869.3 872.1 872.8 873.1 875.1

2017

876.5 879.9 875.7 871.0 867.6 (p)869.5            

Information

2016

73.9 74.0 73.7 74.3 69.3 73.8 73.7 73.5 73.0 73.1 72.1 72.9

2017

72.6 73.6 73.8 72.7 72.2 (p)72.8            

Financial Activities

2016

247.3 247.1 246.2 247.4 247.4 247.6 249.2 249.7 249.1 249.1 249.3 250.1

2017

250.6 252.2 251.9 253.4 251.8 (p)252.8            

Professional & Business Services

2016

655.2 656.3 656.6 658.5 659.2 661.8 663.6 664.9 667.2 667.9 672.1 670.1

2017

675.3 675.8 674.2 677.9 670.2 (p)671.4            

Educational & Health Services

2016

667.7 669.2 670.2 671.5 671.3 673.0 675.8 676.8 679.8 683.3 683.4 686.6

2017

685.9 686.0 686.1 688.1 688.6 (p)688.2            

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

364.7 367.5 368.8 368.5 368.2 369.9 370.9 371.5 371.3 372.8 372.4 375.2

2017

377.8 378.1 372.9 375.8 377.7 (p)376.2            

Other Services

2016

169.9 170.3 170.2 170.7 170.5 170.2 170.7 171.2 171.2 171.5 168.9 170.1

2017

169.9 170.1 169.0 169.1 168.8 (p)171.0            

Government

2016

613.2 613.7 615.1 612.8 614.4 613.9 615.7 617.1 615.3 612.3 612.0 611.4

2017

609.4 609.1 610.7 608.5 609.9 (p)610.3            

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

2016

(1)4,516,882 (1)4,517,396 (1)4,516,737 (1)4,515,717 (1)4,515,095 (1)4,514,756 (1)4,514,416 (1)4,513,965 (1)4,513,234 (1)4,511,792 (1)4,509,982 (1)4,507,830

2017

4,514,340 4,523,342 4,522,999 4,528,605 4,526,762 (p)4,519,227            

Employment

2016

(1)4,290,059 (1)4,289,867 (1)4,287,601 (1)4,284,903 (1)4,283,346 (1)4,283,564 (1)4,285,601 (1)4,288,555 (1)4,291,296 (1)4,293,238 (1)4,294,577 (1)4,295,329

2017

4,308,562 4,321,527 4,332,190 4,343,387 4,341,752 (p)4,332,578            

Unemployment

2016

(1)226,823 (1)227,529 (1)229,136 (1)230,814 (1)231,749 (1)231,192 (1)228,815 (1)225,410 (1)221,938 (1)218,554 (1)215,405 (1)212,501

2017

205,778 201,815 190,809 185,218 185,010 (p)186,649            

Unemployment Rate

2016

(1)5.0 (1)5.0 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)4.9 (1)4.8 (1)4.8 (1)4.7

2017

4.6 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.1 (p)4.1            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(p) Preliminary