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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

2020

4,227.1 4,229.6 4,197.2 3,512.4 3,519.2 3,574.8 3,704.4 3,775.2 3,860.5 3,862.5 3,871.0 3,864.9

2021

3,865.7 3,876.5 3,896.9 3,901.8 3,919.0 3,939.5 3,960.7 3,979.0 4,005.3 (p)4,025.3    

Construction

2020

162.9 163.5 163.4 131.7 140.0 146.8 149.0 150.8 152.5 151.6 150.7 151.5

2021

149.5 145.1 147.5 149.1 146.9 145.7 149.2 149.6 151.9 (p)154.6    

Manufacturing

2020

251.0 251.3 249.8 220.4 226.5 231.7 233.9 235.9 237.0 237.7 238.5 238.8

2021

239.0 240.2 242.4 241.8 242.6 242.7 244.4 245.8 247.0 (p)248.0    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

889.1 890.6 889.7 739.4 751.9 780.5 823.6 831.9 840.1 838.5 851.2 848.1

2021

842.5 843.3 845.8 844.8 850.0 858.7 864.3 864.8 868.2 (p)872.2    

Information

2020

71.1 70.7 70.5 68.7 67.7 66.5 67.3 67.0 67.6 67.9 67.3 67.0

2021

65.5 65.5 66.5 67.2 67.3 67.1 67.7 67.1 67.4 (p)67.1    

Financial Activities

2020

252.0 252.2 251.6 239.4 238.4 238.1 239.1 240.4 241.2 244.1 245.3 244.3

2021

248.5 249.3 249.5 248.7 247.8 246.7 246.0 246.4 246.4 (p)247.4    

Professional & Business Services

2020

691.2 687.6 687.0 607.4 612.8 617.7 631.3 637.0 640.5 644.4 645.3 648.8

2021

649.3 653.3 655.3 654.6 657.2 659.0 668.9 673.2 679.9 (p)688.8    

Educational & Health Services

2020

729.2 731.4 723.8 613.5 613.8 633.6 643.4 653.5 661.7 664.7 665.3 665.0

2021

666.3 669.6 673.1 674.2 678.7 685.3 685.4 686.9 686.3 (p)686.6    

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

398.7 400.0 386.2 198.6 182.4 180.9 232.9 252.5 283.7 294.7 294.7 289.1

2021

293.1 299.1 304.5 307.7 312.6 315.0 316.5 318.8 321.9 (p)325.1    

Other Services

2020

174.8 175.1 168.9 115.8 115.7 115.5 131.8 137.4 143.8 142.6 142.3 142.8

2021

143.7 144.2 144.5 144.9 145.7 147.6 149.1 146.7 146.7 (p)147.8    

Government

2020

605.6 605.7 604.9 576.2 568.6 562.1 550.7 567.4 591.0 574.9 569.0 568.1

2021

566.9 565.5 566.4 567.4 568.8 570.3 567.8 578.3 588.2 (p)586.2    

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

2020

4,580,764 4,578,805 4,576,233 4,477,672 4,479,720 4,484,485 4,604,631 4,519,468 4,376,641 4,378,750 4,500,435 4,377,299

2021

4,403,593 4,400,717 4,419,712 4,421,267 4,414,084 4,417,536 4,425,912 4,430,209 4,431,993 (p)4,438,109    

Employment

2020

4,413,361 4,408,621 4,404,152 3,735,350 3,741,555 3,754,733 4,001,090 4,020,511 4,035,352 4,043,309 4,041,997 4,039,568

2021

4,059,857 4,058,931 4,083,566 4,089,165 4,095,321 4,097,493 4,104,851 4,110,436 4,116,321 (p)4,129,374    

Unemployment

2020

167,403 170,184 172,081 742,322 738,165 729,752 603,541 498,957 341,289 335,441 458,438 337,731

2021

343,736 341,786 336,146 332,102 318,763 320,043 321,061 319,773 315,672 (p)308,735    

Unemployment Rate

2020

3.7 3.7 3.8 16.6 16.5 16.3 13.1 11.0 7.8 7.7 10.2 7.7

2021

7.8 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.2 7.1 (p)7.0    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary