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

157,957 159,643 159,456 159,640 1,683 1.1

New Jersey

4,560.9 4,561.2 4,548.7 (p)4,538.1 (p)-22.8 (p)-0.5

New York

9,712.5 9,609.7 9,624.3 (p)9,623.7 (p)-88.9 (p)-0.9

Puerto Rico

1,144.1 1,124.1 1,120.1 1,128.5 -15.7 -1.4

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(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)
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United States

7,927 7,740 7,409 7,529 -398 -5.0

New Jersey

220.0 239.5 226.4 (p)215.1 (p)-4.9 (p)-2.2

New York

480.8 495.0 490.8 (p)473.9 (p)-7.0 (p)-1.4

Puerto Rico

139.6 136.5 133.5 139.4 -0.1 -0.1

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(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)
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United States

5.0 4.8 4.6 4.7 -0.3

New York

5.0 5.2 5.1 (p)4.9 (p)-0.1

New Jersey

4.8 5.3 5.0 (p)4.7 (p)-0.1

Puerto Rico

12.2 12.1 11.9 12.4 0.2

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(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

10.1 10.6 10.7 (p)11.1 (p)1.0

New York-Newark-Jersey City

4.5 5.0 4.5 (p)4.1 (p)-0.4

Newark(1)

4.2 4.9 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)-0.2

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

4.1 5.1 4.6 (p)4.4 (p)0.3

Camden(1)

4.5 4.9 4.2 (p)4.1 (p)-0.4

Ocean City

11.9 8.2 10.4 (p)11.5 (p)-0.4

Trenton

3.6 4.3 3.5 (p)3.5 (p)-0.1

Vineland-Bridgeton

7.1 6.9 6.1 (p)6.6 (p)-0.5

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

4.1 4.0 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)-0.1

Binghamton

5.5 5.1 5.0 (p)5.3 (p)-0.2

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

5.1 4.9 4.9 (p)5.1 (p)0.0

Elmira

5.6 5.3 5.1 (p)5.1 (p)-0.5

Glens Falls

5.5 4.4 5.0 (p)5.4 (p)-0.1

Ithaca

3.5 3.6 3.4 (p)3.4 (p)-0.1

Kingston

4.3 4.2 4.1 (p)4.3 (p)0.0

New York-Newark-Jersey City

4.5 5.0 4.5 (p)4.1 (p)-0.4

Dutchess County-Putnam County(1)

3.9 4.0 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)0.0

Nassau County-Suffolk County(1)

4.0 4.1 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)-0.1

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(1)

4.6 5.2 4.7 (p)4.2 (p)-0.4

New York City

5.0 5.6 5.2 (p)4.4 (p)-0.6

Rochester

4.7 4.6 4.5 (p)4.7 (p)0.0

Syracuse

4.9 4.6 4.6 (p)4.9 (p)0.0

Utica-Rome

5.1 4.6 4.7 (p)5.1 (p)0.0

Watertown-Fort Drum

6.8 5.6 6.2 (p)7.0 (p)0.2

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

13.3 16.2 14.8 (p)16.5 (p)3.2

Arecibo

12.7 14.9 13.7 (p)15.2 (p)2.5

Guayama

15.8 18.6 16.7 (p)18.6 (p)2.8

Mayaguez

10.9 14.4 12.6 (p)13.6 (p)2.7

Ponce

14.1 15.9 14.0 (p)15.4 (p)1.3

San German

12.1 15.8 14.3 (p)15.7 (p)3.6

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

8.8 10.7 9.3 (p)10.1 (p)1.3

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(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

143,085 145,006 145,170 (p)145,327 (p)2,242 (p)1.6

New York

9,298.4 9,393.9 9,403.2 (p)9,413.1 (p)114.7 (p)1.2

New Jersey

4,072.8 4,077.9 4,083.3 (p)4,086.4 (p)13.6 (p)0.3

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(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.