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New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

160,818 161,086 161,347 161,537 719 0.4

New Jersey

4,519.5 4,417.5 4,425.9 (p)4,430.5 (p)-88.9 (p)-2.0

New York

9,399.1 9,418.2 9,355.1 (p)9,339.8 (p)-59.3 (p)-0.6

Puerto Rico

1,059.9 1,065.9 1,066.9 1,071.3 11.4 1.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

13,542 9,484 8,702 8,384 -5,158 -38.1

New Jersey

499.0 320.0 321.1 (p)319.9 (p)-179.0 (p)-35.9

New York

1,098.6 725.7 708.0 (p)691.7 (p)-406.9 (p)-37.0

Puerto Rico

88.3 85.8 87.5 89.6 1.3 1.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
Area

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United States

8.4 5.9 5.4 5.2 -3.2

New York

11.7 7.7 7.6 (p)7.4 (p)-4.3

New Jersey

11.0 7.2 7.3 (p)7.2 (p)-3.8

Puerto Rico

8.3 8.1 8.2 8.4 0.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates by City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
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New Jersey

Atlantic City

25.5 16.2 15.2 (p)13.7 (p)-11.8

New York-Newark-Jersey City

12.2 8.0 8.0 (p)7.6 (p)-4.6

Newark(1)

10.8 7.9 7.5 (p)6.8 (p)-4.0

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

10.6 6.8 6.9 (p)6.7 (p)-3.9

Camden(1)

10.1 7.9 7.5 (p)6.7 (p)-3.4

Ocean City

9.9 7.5 6.6 (p)6.0 (p)-3.9

Trenton

8.4 6.6 6.2 (p)5.5 (p)-2.9

Vineland-Bridgeton

11.3 9.1 9.2 (p)8.2 (p)-3.1

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

8.0 4.7 4.8 (p)4.7 (p)-3.3

Binghamton

8.9 5.4 5.6 (p)5.4 (p)-3.5

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

10.1 5.7 5.8 (p)5.7 (p)-4.4

Elmira

9.1 5.7 5.7 (p)5.6 (p)-3.5

Glens Falls

7.2 4.8 4.7 (p)4.6 (p)-2.6

Ithaca

6.9 4.3 4.6 (p)4.4 (p)-2.5

Kingston

8.8 5.0 5.1 (p)5.1 (p)-3.7

New York-Newark-Jersey City

12.2 8.0 8.0 (p)7.6 (p)-4.6

Dutchess County-Putnam County(1)

8.5 4.8 5.0 (p)4.9 (p)-3.6

Nassau County-Suffolk County(1)

9.7 5.0 5.2 (p)5.1 (p)-4.6

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(1)

13.1 8.8 8.8 (p)8.3 (p)-4.8

New York City

14.9 10.1 10.2 (p)9.8 (p)-5.1

Rochester

9.0 5.3 5.3 (p)5.2 (p)-3.8

Syracuse

8.8 5.4 5.5 (p)5.4 (p)-3.4

Utica-Rome

8.5 5.5 5.6 (p)5.5 (p)-3.0

Watertown-Fort Drum

8.0 5.1 5.3 (p)5.2 (p)-2.8

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

9.0 9.8 10.9 (p)10.5 (p)1.5

Arecibo

8.3 8.5 9.3 (p)9.1 (p)0.8

Guayama

7.6 9.0 10.5 (p)10.1 (p)2.5

Mayaguez

8.3 9.0 10.6 (p)10.3 (p)2.0

Ponce

8.8 9.8 11.3 (p)11.3 (p)2.5

San German

8.8 10.3 11.5 (p)11.3 (p)2.5

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

8.3 7.5 8.4 (p)8.3 (p)0.0

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in New York Region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

141,149 145,902 146,993 (p)147,359 (p)6,210 (p)4.4

New York

8,548.5 8,891.8 8,936.1 (p)8,959.6 (p)411.1 (p)4.8

New Jersey

3,775.2 3,939.5 3,960.7 (p)3,981.0 (p)205.8 (p)5.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.