Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New Jersey

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

4,536,585 4,543,195 4,550,569 4,557,454 4,561,990 4,563,335 4,561,427 4,556,810 4,551,022 4,545,581 4,542,865 4,544,433  

2010

4,549,452 4,555,278 4,559,927 4,562,426 4,562,235 4,559,450 4,555,437 4,551,948 4,549,867 4,549,879 4,551,299 4,553,174  

2011

4,555,359 4,557,018 4,557,107 4,556,028 4,555,600 4,557,176 4,561,230 4,566,927 4,572,793 4,577,450 4,579,959 4,580,274  

2012

4,579,827 4,580,547 4,582,440 4,584,234 4,585,463 4,586,476 4,587,732 4,590,156 4,594,086 4,597,516 4,598,151 4,594,449  

2013

4,594,280 4,584,049 4,574,555 4,567,974 4,563,611 4,559,345 4,552,908 4,542,657 4,529,217 4,516,243 4,507,052 4,502,856  

2014

(1)4,467,170 (1)4,468,826 (1)4,471,808 (1)4,474,887 (1)4,477,992 (1)4,482,119 (1)4,487,413 (1)4,493,750 (1)4,500,035 (1)4,504,389 (1)4,505,707 (1)4,505,141  

2015

(1)4,503,943 (1)4,502,699 (1)4,501,330 (1)4,499,255 (1)4,495,686 (1)4,490,405 (1)4,484,685 (1)4,479,699 (1)4,476,163 (1)4,475,218 (1)4,477,163 (1)4,480,476  

2016

(1)4,483,152 (1)4,484,082 (1)4,482,754 (1)4,480,116 (1)4,477,578 (1)4,475,440 (1)4,473,571 (1)4,472,133 (1)4,471,273 (1)4,470,095 (1)4,468,182 (1)4,465,971  

2017

(1)4,464,039 (1)4,462,376 (1)4,460,596 (1)4,458,916 (1)4,457,411 (1)4,456,243 (1)4,455,207 (1)4,453,331 (1)4,450,308 (1)4,446,361 (1)4,441,479 (1)4,435,622  

2018

(1)4,429,810 (1)4,425,461 (1)4,422,938 (1)4,420,992 (1)4,418,909 (1)4,417,050 (1)4,416,691 (1)4,417,547 (1)4,419,916 (1)4,422,755 (1)4,424,320 (1)4,424,774  

2019

4,434,898 4,444,312 4,451,699 4,449,524 (p)4,447,199                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

4,200,201 4,183,717 4,170,687 4,161,261 4,153,141 4,144,441 4,134,146 4,122,578 4,111,578 4,102,786 4,098,084 4,098,646  

2010

4,104,096 4,112,020 4,119,791 4,125,865 4,129,579 4,130,185 4,128,028 4,124,659 4,121,354 4,119,800 4,120,337 4,122,269  

2011

4,125,018 4,127,495 4,128,833 4,128,987 4,129,075 4,130,621 4,134,490 4,140,177 4,146,653 4,152,800 4,157,197 4,158,972  

2012

4,158,773 4,157,820 4,155,993 4,153,426 4,151,747 4,152,120 4,154,797 4,159,373 4,164,815 4,169,473 4,172,301 4,172,901  

2013

4,178,849 4,176,045 4,174,535 4,175,392 4,176,838 4,177,318 4,176,414 4,174,222 4,171,484 4,169,309 4,169,278 4,172,420  

2014

(1)4,145,028 (1)4,153,001 (1)4,161,622 (1)4,169,393 (1)4,176,500 (1)4,183,543 (1)4,190,050 (1)4,195,985 (1)4,201,222 (1)4,205,462 (1)4,208,297 (1)4,210,147  

2015

(1)4,211,771 (1)4,213,571 (1)4,216,284 (1)4,219,896 (1)4,223,598 (1)4,226,739 (1)4,229,677 (1)4,232,915 (1)4,237,047 (1)4,242,564 (1)4,248,801 (1)4,254,129  

2016

(1)4,257,106 (1)4,257,256 (1)4,254,995 (1)4,251,755 (1)4,249,169 (1)4,247,971 (1)4,248,264 (1)4,249,587 (1)4,251,205 (1)4,252,558 (1)4,253,874 (1)4,255,307  

2017

(1)4,256,780 (1)4,258,006 (1)4,258,093 (1)4,256,977 (1)4,254,993 (1)4,252,278 (1)4,249,003 (1)4,245,120 (1)4,240,875 (1)4,236,595 (1)4,232,318 (1)4,228,671  

2018

(1)4,226,402 (1)4,226,114 (1)4,227,770 (1)4,230,089 (1)4,232,238 (1)4,234,716 (1)4,238,571 (1)4,242,782 (1)4,247,482 (1)4,251,366 (1)4,252,193 (1)4,252,016  

2019

4,259,254 4,265,000 4,271,127 4,274,830 (p)4,279,846                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

336,384 359,478 379,882 396,193 408,849 418,894 427,281 434,232 439,444 442,795 444,781 445,787  

2010

445,356 443,258 440,136 436,561 432,656 429,265 427,409 427,289 428,513 430,079 430,962 430,905  

2011

430,341 429,523 428,274 427,041 426,525 426,555 426,740 426,750 426,140 424,650 422,762 421,302  

2012

421,054 422,727 426,447 430,808 433,716 434,356 432,935 430,783 429,271 428,043 425,850 421,548  

2013

415,431 408,004 400,020 392,582 386,773 382,027 376,494 368,435 357,733 346,934 337,774 330,436  

2014

(1)322,142 (1)315,825 (1)310,186 (1)305,494 (1)301,492 (1)298,576 (1)297,363 (1)297,765 (1)298,813 (1)298,927 (1)297,410 (1)294,994  

2015

(1)292,172 (1)289,128 (1)285,046 (1)279,359 (1)272,088 (1)263,666 (1)255,008 (1)246,784 (1)239,116 (1)232,654 (1)228,362 (1)226,347  

2016

(1)226,046 (1)226,826 (1)227,759 (1)228,361 (1)228,409 (1)227,469 (1)225,307 (1)222,546 (1)220,068 (1)217,537 (1)214,308 (1)210,664  

2017

(1)207,259 (1)204,370 (1)202,503 (1)201,939 (1)202,418 (1)203,965 (1)206,204 (1)208,211 (1)209,433 (1)209,766 (1)209,161 (1)206,951  

2018

(1)203,408 (1)199,347 (1)195,168 (1)190,903 (1)186,671 (1)182,334 (1)178,120 (1)174,765 (1)172,434 (1)171,389 (1)172,127 (1)172,758  

2019

175,644 179,312 180,572 174,694 (p)167,353                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

7.4 7.9 8.3 8.7 9.0 9.2 9.4 9.5 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8  

2010

9.8 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5  

2011

9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.2  

2012

9.2 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.2  

2013

9.0 8.9 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.1 7.9 7.7 7.5 7.3  

2014

(1)7.2 (1)7.1 (1)6.9 (1)6.8 (1)6.7 (1)6.7 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.5  

2015

(1)6.5 (1)6.4 (1)6.3 (1)6.2 (1)6.1 (1)5.9 (1)5.7 (1)5.5 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.1 (1)5.1  

2016

(1)5.0 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)5.0 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.8 (1)4.7  

2017

(1)4.6 (1)4.6 (1)4.5 (1)4.5 (1)4.5 (1)4.6 (1)4.6 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7  

2018

(1)4.6 (1)4.5 (1)4.4 (1)4.3 (1)4.2 (1)4.1 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)3.9 (1)3.9 (1)3.9 (1)3.9  

2019

4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9 (p)3.8                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(p) Preliminary

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

4,502,539 4,530,299 4,534,698 4,547,009 4,555,142 4,615,728 4,633,870 4,583,022 4,518,694 4,526,984 4,533,942 4,525,810 4,550,645

2010

4,518,682 4,534,321 4,548,793 4,569,810 4,560,800 4,594,818 4,619,484 4,583,768 4,523,356 4,528,964 4,538,572 4,542,589 4,555,330

2011

4,519,207 4,541,084 4,554,081 4,545,120 4,555,198 4,598,582 4,619,615 4,592,987 4,552,859 4,569,948 4,566,790 4,567,795 4,565,272

2012

4,534,225 4,568,971 4,574,565 4,564,459 4,586,458 4,647,868 4,652,390 4,600,392 4,564,678 4,593,560 4,586,509 4,582,310 4,588,033

2013

4,570,862 4,568,820 4,549,790 4,540,431 4,565,666 4,621,677 4,623,634 4,571,135 4,506,715 4,496,553 4,488,352 4,479,075 4,548,560

2014

(1)4,432,756 (1)4,462,199 (1)4,472,344 (1)4,445,567 (1)4,478,367 (1)4,526,429 (1)4,564,649 (1)4,524,046 (1)4,467,495 (1)4,497,686 (1)4,489,634 (1)4,483,285 (1)4,487,038

2015

(1)4,474,867 (1)4,487,747 (1)4,484,166 (1)4,478,845 (1)4,511,132 (1)4,538,981 (1)4,556,780 (1)4,504,885 (1)4,437,060 (1)4,465,398 (1)4,462,402 (1)4,465,751 (1)4,489,001

2016

(1)4,440,624 (1)4,474,232 (1)4,483,631 (1)4,466,997 (1)4,471,230 (1)4,518,260 (1)4,543,276 (1)4,500,035 (1)4,451,047 (1)4,460,350 (1)4,443,094 (1)4,443,493 (1)4,474,689

2017

(1)4,430,366 (1)4,456,642 (1)4,453,574 (1)4,447,016 (1)4,450,316 (1)4,501,955 (1)4,523,393 (1)4,480,439 (1)4,435,312 (1)4,429,013 (1)4,422,044 (1)4,412,231 (1)4,453,525

2018

(1)4,392,534 (1)4,429,034 (1)4,413,614 (1)4,398,322 (1)4,409,315 (1)4,476,647 (1)4,495,703 (1)4,432,697 (1)4,383,803 (1)4,412,319 (1)4,409,867 (1)4,421,437 (1)4,422,942

2019

4,429,139 4,458,265 4,450,721 4,401,625 (p)4,424,327                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

4,141,862 4,139,619 4,135,482 4,161,322 4,154,921 4,188,434 4,186,660 4,155,953 4,090,065 4,099,839 4,112,974 4,095,703 4,138,570

2010

4,052,972 4,068,665 4,087,942 4,140,829 4,138,961 4,165,950 4,166,870 4,157,177 4,108,747 4,120,632 4,120,385 4,128,327 4,121,455

2011

4,068,804 4,089,475 4,113,430 4,131,373 4,136,695 4,162,510 4,171,440 4,168,968 4,133,394 4,158,493 4,164,702 4,162,287 4,138,464

2012

4,099,975 4,124,344 4,141,634 4,145,347 4,161,179 4,200,067 4,188,142 4,169,037 4,155,736 4,185,440 4,172,617 4,176,309 4,159,986

2013

4,125,773 4,144,438 4,153,333 4,171,119 4,180,900 4,219,808 4,223,556 4,201,346 4,155,601 4,154,410 4,176,528 4,179,118 4,173,828

2014

(1)4,098,609 (1)4,117,713 (1)4,140,826 (1)4,169,540 (1)4,184,056 (1)4,228,623 (1)4,233,196 (1)4,210,649 (1)4,176,522 (1)4,216,400 (1)4,212,278 (1)4,214,077 (1)4,183,541

2015

(1)4,162,503 (1)4,180,105 (1)4,193,993 (1)4,220,183 (1)4,236,357 (1)4,267,953 (1)4,271,011 (1)4,253,639 (1)4,206,575 (1)4,245,982 (1)4,251,198 (1)4,260,399 (1)4,229,158

2016

(1)4,208,724 (1)4,233,633 (1)4,242,875 (1)4,246,671 (1)4,251,181 (1)4,285,135 (1)4,293,133 (1)4,268,527 (1)4,230,805 (1)4,253,414 (1)4,256,102 (1)4,254,540 (1)4,252,062

2017

(1)4,208,321 (1)4,232,585 (1)4,249,081 (1)4,257,265 (1)4,253,941 (1)4,294,980 (1)4,291,329 (1)4,256,772 (1)4,228,483 (1)4,235,687 (1)4,232,380 (1)4,229,598 (1)4,247,535

2018

(1)4,174,549 (1)4,209,751 (1)4,210,872 (1)4,223,424 (1)4,238,084 (1)4,279,899 (1)4,287,286 (1)4,246,668 (1)4,218,915 (1)4,258,129 (1)4,264,090 (1)4,263,131 (1)4,239,567

2019

4,226,152 4,250,763 4,268,472 4,272,445 (p)4,292,408                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

360,677 390,680 399,216 385,687 400,221 427,294 447,210 427,069 428,629 427,145 420,968 430,107 412,075

2010

465,710 465,656 460,851 428,981 421,839 428,868 452,614 426,591 414,609 408,332 418,187 414,262 433,875

2011

450,403 451,609 440,651 413,747 418,503 436,072 448,175 424,019 419,465 411,455 402,088 405,508 426,808

2012

434,250 444,627 432,931 419,112 425,279 447,801 464,248 431,355 408,942 408,120 413,892 406,001 428,047

2013

445,089 424,382 396,457 369,312 384,766 401,869 400,078 369,789 351,114 342,143 311,824 299,957 374,732

2014

(1)334,147 (1)344,486 (1)331,518 (1)276,027 (1)294,311 (1)297,806 (1)331,453 (1)313,397 (1)290,973 (1)281,286 (1)277,356 (1)269,208 (1)303,497

2015

(1)312,364 (1)307,642 (1)290,173 (1)258,662 (1)274,775 (1)271,028 (1)285,769 (1)251,246 (1)230,485 (1)219,416 (1)211,204 (1)205,352 (1)259,843

2016

(1)231,900 (1)240,599 (1)240,756 (1)220,326 (1)220,049 (1)233,125 (1)250,143 (1)231,508 (1)220,242 (1)206,936 (1)186,992 (1)188,953 (1)222,627

2017

(1)222,045 (1)224,057 (1)204,493 (1)189,751 (1)196,375 (1)206,975 (1)232,064 (1)223,667 (1)206,829 (1)193,326 (1)189,664 (1)182,633 (1)205,990

2018

(1)217,985 (1)219,283 (1)202,742 (1)174,898 (1)171,231 (1)196,748 (1)208,417 (1)186,029 (1)164,888 (1)154,190 (1)145,777 (1)158,306 (1)183,375

2019

202,987 207,502 182,249 129,180 (p)131,919                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2009

8.0 8.6 8.8 8.5 8.8 9.3 9.7 9.3 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.5 9.1

2010

10.3 10.3 10.1 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.8 9.3 9.2 9.0 9.2 9.1 9.5

2011

10.0 9.9 9.7 9.1 9.2 9.5 9.7 9.2 9.2 9.0 8.8 8.9 9.3

2012

9.6 9.7 9.5 9.2 9.3 9.6 10.0 9.4 9.0 8.9 9.0 8.9 9.3

2013

9.7 9.3 8.7 8.1 8.4 8.7 8.7 8.1 7.8 7.6 6.9 6.7 8.2

2014

(1)7.5 (1)7.7 (1)7.4 (1)6.2 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)7.3 (1)6.9 (1)6.5 (1)6.3 (1)6.2 (1)6.0 (1)6.8

2015

(1)7.0 (1)6.9 (1)6.5 (1)5.8 (1)6.1 (1)6.0 (1)6.3 (1)5.6 (1)5.2 (1)4.9 (1)4.7 (1)4.6 (1)5.8

2016

(1)5.2 (1)5.4 (1)5.4 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)5.2 (1)5.5 (1)5.1 (1)4.9 (1)4.6 (1)4.2 (1)4.3 (1)5.0

2017

(1)5.0 (1)5.0 (1)4.6 (1)4.3 (1)4.4 (1)4.6 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)4.7 (1)4.4 (1)4.3 (1)4.1 (1)4.6

2018

(1)5.0 (1)5.0 (1)4.6 (1)4.0 (1)3.9 (1)4.4 (1)4.6 (1)4.2 (1)3.8 (1)3.5 (1)3.3 (1)3.6 (1)4.1

2019

4.6 4.7 4.1 2.9 (p)3.0                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls and model reestimation.
(p) Preliminary

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).