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New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

4,216.0 4,232.8 4,257.1 4,267.2 4,329.0 4,407.0 4,329.4 4,315.3 4,345.6 4,365.2 4,386.5 4,396.7 4,320.7

2024

4,286.4 4,292.8 4,328.3 4,349.2 (p)4,398.7                

Mining & Logging

2023

1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

2024

1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 (p)1.5                

Construction

2023

156.6 157.7 160.2 163.8 166.7 169.4 170.1 170.2 169.3 169.4 165.7 167.3 165.5

2024

160.2 158.7 162.3 168.8 (p)169.9                

Manufacturing

2023

252.2 252.8 253.4 253.0 254.7 257.4 256.2 256.6 256.4 255.4 254.8 255.3 254.9

2024

251.7 253.2 253.7 252.8 (p)253.9                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

910.3 897.7 897.4 890.4 902.8 915.2 903.8 903.9 908.2 917.5 935.0 945.9 910.7

2024

915.0 903.3 902.6 904.5 (p)913.6                

Information

2023

78.3 78.7 78.0 77.4 78.7 79.3 78.2 78.0 77.7 77.2 76.6 76.8 77.9

2024

75.4 77.0 75.8 74.3 (p)75.0                

Financial Activities

2023

264.8 265.6 266.8 266.5 268.2 272.3 271.7 272.3 270.1 269.6 269.5 270.8 269.0

2024

267.3 268.0 267.1 266.7 (p)266.9                

Professional & Business Services

2023

707.5 709.0 713.4 713.7 722.3 730.1 717.9 714.1 722.0 730.2 734.0 730.0 720.4

2024

702.4 700.7 710.9 718.9 (p)722.1                

Educational & Health Services

2023

732.3 740.6 745.7 746.6 752.5 757.4 742.4 736.2 757.9 764.5 771.3 775.5 751.9

2024

770.6 778.3 786.9 784.8 (p)788.9                

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

358.7 360.0 369.0 379.0 405.3 437.7 444.5 443.3 414.7 397.2 390.5 387.0 398.9

2024

370.1 369.2 380.7 388.1 (p)416.3                

Other Services

2023

165.1 166.1 167.1 169.1 171.7 175.9 174.3 173.9 170.8 172.6 173.4 173.5 171.1

2024

172.9 171.8 172.9 173.6 (p)176.4                

Government

2023

588.8 603.2 604.7 606.3 604.7 610.8 568.8 565.3 597.0 610.1 614.2 613.1 598.9

2024

599.4 611.2 613.9 615.2 (p)614.2                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

2023

(r)4,786,023 (r)4,820,462 (r)4,835,499 (r)4,804,763 (r)4,821,413 (r)4,874,332 (r)4,878,125 (r)4,854,917 (r)4,803,602 (r)4,824,862 (r)4,829,088 (r)4,822,968 (r)4,829,671

2024

4,769,527 4,807,251 4,842,974 4,824,872 (p)4,785,911                

Employment

2023

(r)4,581,555 (r)4,603,069 (r)4,630,838 (r)4,628,778 (r)4,615,062 (r)4,649,621 (r)4,642,970 (r)4,617,863 (r)4,586,525 (r)4,608,565 (r)4,618,632 (r)4,605,191 (r)4,615,722

2024

4,523,420 4,563,073 4,612,126 4,626,558 (p)4,571,632                

Unemployment

2023

(r)204,468 (r)217,393 (r)204,661 (r)175,985 (r)206,351 (r)224,711 (r)235,155 (r)237,054 (r)217,077 (r)216,297 (r)210,456 (r)217,777 (r)213,949

2024

246,107 244,178 230,848 198,314 (p)214,279                

Unemployment Rate

2023

(r)4.3 (r)4.5 (r)4.2 (r)3.7 (r)4.3 (r)4.6 (r)4.8 (r)4.9 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.5 (r)4.4

2024

5.2 5.1 4.8 4.1 (p)4.5                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised