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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

162,546 164,546 162,913 156,481 -6,065 -3.7

New Jersey

(r)4,455.7 4,564.1 4,588.2 (p)4,469.9 (p)(r)14.2 (p)(r)0.3

New York

(r)9,495.6 9,551.7 9,411.4 (p)9,103.8 (p)(r)-391.8 (p)(r)-4.1

Puerto Rico

(r)1,086.9 1,048.8 (1)- (1)-    

Footnotes
(1) Not available.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

5,850 5,787 7,140 23,078 17,228 294.5

New Jersey

(r)150.9 173.9 168.4 (p)685.5 (p)(r)534.7 (p)(r)354.3

New York

(r)380.6 354.1 388.7 (p)1,320.3 (p)(r)939.7 (p)(r)246.9

Puerto Rico

(r)91.1 92.7 (1)- (1)-    

Footnotes
(1) Not available.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

3.6 3.5 4.4 14.7 11.1

New York

(r)4.0 3.7 4.1 (p)14.5 (p)(r)10.5

New Jersey

(r)3.4 3.8 3.7 (p)15.3 (p)(r)11.9

Puerto Rico

(r)8.4 8.8 (1)- (1)-  

Footnotes
(1) Not available.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

(1)7.0 9.3 8.4 (p)8.3 (p)(1)1.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City

(1)3.9 3.9 3.7 (p)4.0 (p)(1)0.1

Newark(2)

(1)3.7 4.4 4.2 (p)4.0 (p)(1)0.3

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

(1)3.9 4.6 4.5 (p)5.1 (p)(1)1.2

Camden(2)

(1)3.7 4.4 4.2 (p)3.8 (p)(1)0.1

Ocean City

(1)10.9 13.6 12.1 (p)11.4 (p)(1)0.5

Trenton

(1)3.2 3.9 3.6 (p)3.3 (p)(1)0.1

Vineland-Bridgeton

(1)6.0 7.3 6.8 (p)6.3 (p)(1)0.3

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

(1)3.9 4.0 3.8 (p)4.1 (p)(1)0.2

Binghamton

(1)5.0 5.6 5.3 (p)5.6 (p)(1)0.6

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

(1)4.6 5.1 4.9 (p)5.2 (p)(1)0.6

Elmira

(1)4.4 5.0 4.7 (p)4.9 (p)(1)0.5

Glens Falls

(1)5.3 5.5 5.1 (p)5.5 (p)(1)0.2

Ithaca

(1)3.5 3.8 3.5 (p)3.7 (p)(1)0.2

Kingston

(1)3.9 4.2 4.1 (p)4.2 (p)(1)0.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City

(1)3.9 3.9 3.7 (p)4.0 (p)(1)0.1

Dutchess County-Putnam County(2)

(1)3.6 4.0 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)(1)0.4

Nassau County-Suffolk County(2)

(1)3.6 3.9 3.8 (p)4.0 (p)(1)0.4

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

(1)3.9 3.8 3.6 (p)4.0 (p)(1)0.1

New York City

(r)4.3 3.5 3.4 4.0 (r)-0.3

Rochester

(1)4.3 4.7 4.5 (p)4.7 (p)(1)0.4

Syracuse

(1)4.6 4.9 4.7 (p)4.9 (p)(1)0.3

Utica-Rome

(1)4.8 5.2 4.8 (p)5.1 (p)(1)0.3

Watertown-Fort Drum

(1)6.4 7.5 7.1 (p)7.5 (p)(1)1.1

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

(1)12.7 13.0 (p)11.2 (3)-  

Arecibo

(1)11.9 12.6 (p)10.5 (3)-  

Guayama

(1)15.1 14.8 (p)12.6 (3)-  

Mayaguez

(1)11.2 11.8 (p)9.0 (3)-  

Ponce

(1)13.0 13.6 (p)11.2 (3)-  

San German

(1)12.2 13.5 (p)10.4 (3)-  

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

(1)7.5 7.8 (p)6.2 (3)-  

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(2) Metropolitan Division
(3) Not available.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

150,492 (1)152,463 (1)(p)151,582 (1)(p)131,045 (1)(p)-19,447 (1)(p)-12.9

New York

9,800.7 9,847.3 9,723.1 (p)7,895.8 (p)-1,904.9 (p)-19.4

New Jersey

4,193.4 4,241.9 4,166.8 (p)3,409.1 (p)-784.3 (p)-18.7

Footnotes
(1) corrected
(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.