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

2007

4,441,838 4,435,750 4,430,428 4,427,104 4,426,443 4,428,341 4,432,091 4,437,561 4,444,847 4,453,626 4,462,800 4,471,196  

2008

4,477,611 4,481,609 4,483,940 4,485,998 4,489,093 4,493,640 4,499,012 4,504,256 4,508,799 4,512,938 4,517,296 4,522,701  

2009

4,529,648 4,538,233 4,547,480 4,555,583 4,560,673 4,561,981 4,559,826 4,555,274 4,549,998 4,545,356 4,543,079 4,543,973  

2010

4,547,293 4,551,221 4,554,438 4,556,049 4,555,478 4,552,970 4,549,617 4,546,900 4,545,775 4,546,824 4,549,389 4,552,419  

2011

4,555,156 4,557,121 4,557,730 4,557,668 4,558,649 4,561,732 4,566,867 4,572,797 4,578,080 4,581,699 4,583,386 4,583,584  

2012

(1)4,582,831 (1)4,583,639 (1)4,585,423 (1)4,587,224 (1)4,588,505 (1)4,589,474 (1)4,590,661 (1)4,592,631 (1)4,595,242 (1)4,596,757 (1)4,595,502 (1)4,590,407  

2013

(1)4,581,892 (1)4,571,528 (1)4,561,638 (1)4,553,774 (1)4,547,346 (1)4,540,620 (1)4,531,840 (1)4,520,213 (1)4,506,816 (1)4,494,656 (1)4,486,207 (1)4,482,459  

2014

(1)4,482,674 (1)4,485,441 (1)4,489,638 (1)4,494,220 (1)4,499,089 (1)4,504,804 (1)4,511,309 (1)4,518,316 (1)4,524,838 (1)4,529,761 (1)4,532,448 (1)4,533,410  

2015

(1)4,533,068 (1)4,531,900 (1)4,529,931 (1)4,526,977 (1)4,523,018 (1)4,518,454 (1)4,514,432 (1)4,511,725 (1)4,510,601 (1)4,511,100 (1)4,512,971 (1)4,515,251  

2016

(1)4,516,882 (1)4,517,396 (1)4,516,737 (1)4,515,717 (1)4,515,095 (1)4,514,756 (1)4,514,416 (1)4,513,965 (1)4,513,234 (1)4,511,792 (1)4,509,982 (1)4,507,830  

2017

4,514,340 4,523,342 4,522,999 4,528,605 4,526,762 (p)4,519,227              

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

2007

4,253,154 4,248,866 4,244,053 4,240,418 4,238,897 4,239,683 4,242,234 4,245,963 4,250,777 4,256,224 4,261,902 4,267,204  

2008

4,270,844 4,272,222 4,271,365 4,268,916 4,265,908 4,263,081 4,260,180 4,256,130 4,249,241 4,238,357 4,223,499 4,206,267  

2009

4,189,092 4,174,157 4,162,715 4,154,261 4,146,539 4,137,925 4,127,836 4,117,124 4,107,661 4,100,760 4,097,701 4,098,852  

2010

4,103,590 4,110,145 4,116,666 4,121,763 4,124,633 4,124,795 4,122,669 4,119,776 4,117,547 4,117,356 4,119,426 4,122,888  

2011

4,125,428 4,128,494 4,130,275 4,131,084 4,132,221 4,134,994 4,139,852 4,145,940 4,152,095 4,157,485 4,161,255 4,163,064  

2012

(1)4,162,872 (1)4,162,186 (1)4,160,564 (1)4,158,300 (1)4,156,777 (1)4,156,995 (1)4,159,237 (1)4,163,004 (1)4,167,236 (1)4,170,652 (1)4,172,535 (1)4,172,839  

2013

(1)4,171,643 (1)4,169,774 (1)4,168,453 (1)4,168,104 (1)4,167,402 (1)4,165,607 (1)4,162,778 (1)4,159,253 (1)4,155,881 (1)4,153,660 (1)4,153,785 (1)4,156,999  

2014

(1)4,163,263 (1)4,171,821 (1)4,181,408 (1)4,190,828 (1)4,199,726 (1)4,207,968 (1)4,214,951 (1)4,220,800 (1)4,225,618 (1)4,229,561 (1)4,232,647 (1)4,235,118  

2015

(1)4,237,409 (1)4,239,894 (1)4,242,960 (1)4,246,404 (1)4,249,904 (1)4,253,330 (1)4,257,214 (1)4,262,017 (1)4,268,018 (1)4,275,020 (1)4,281,986 (1)4,287,386  

2016

(1)4,290,059 (1)4,289,867 (1)4,287,601 (1)4,284,903 (1)4,283,346 (1)4,283,564 (1)4,285,601 (1)4,288,555 (1)4,291,296 (1)4,293,238 (1)4,294,577 (1)4,295,329  

2017

4,308,562 4,321,527 4,332,190 4,343,387 4,341,752 (p)4,332,578              

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

2007

188,684 186,884 186,375 186,686 187,546 188,658 189,857 191,598 194,070 197,402 200,898 203,992  

2008

206,767 209,387 212,575 217,082 223,185 230,559 238,832 248,126 259,558 274,581 293,797 316,434  

2009

340,556 364,076 384,765 401,322 414,134 424,056 431,990 438,150 442,337 444,596 445,378 445,121  

2010

443,703 441,076 437,772 434,286 430,845 428,175 426,948 427,124 428,228 429,468 429,963 429,531  

2011

429,728 428,627 427,455 426,584 426,428 426,738 427,015 426,857 425,985 424,214 422,131 420,520  

2012

(1)419,959 (1)421,453 (1)424,859 (1)428,924 (1)431,728 (1)432,479 (1)431,424 (1)429,627 (1)428,006 (1)426,105 (1)422,967 (1)417,568  

2013

(1)410,249 (1)401,754 (1)393,185 (1)385,670 (1)379,944 (1)375,013 (1)369,062 (1)360,960 (1)350,935 (1)340,996 (1)332,422 (1)325,460  

2014

(1)319,411 (1)313,620 (1)308,230 (1)303,392 (1)299,363 (1)296,836 (1)296,358 (1)297,516 (1)299,220 (1)300,200 (1)299,801 (1)298,292  

2015

(1)295,659 (1)292,006 (1)286,971 (1)280,573 (1)273,114 (1)265,124 (1)257,218 (1)249,708 (1)242,583 (1)236,080 (1)230,985 (1)227,865  

2016

(1)226,823 (1)227,529 (1)229,136 (1)230,814 (1)231,749 (1)231,192 (1)228,815 (1)225,410 (1)221,938 (1)218,554 (1)215,405 (1)212,501  

2017

205,778 201,815 190,809 185,218 185,010 (p)186,649              

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

2007

4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6  

2008

4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.3 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.5 7.0  

2009

7.5 8.0 8.5 8.8 9.1 9.3 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8  

2010

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

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

(1)9.2 (1)9.2 (1)9.3 (1)9.4 (1)9.4 (1)9.4 (1)9.4 (1)9.4 (1)9.3 (1)9.3 (1)9.2 (1)9.1  

2013

(1)9.0 (1)8.8 (1)8.6 (1)8.5 (1)8.4 (1)8.3 (1)8.1 (1)8.0 (1)7.8 (1)7.6 (1)7.4 (1)7.3  

2014

(1)7.1 (1)7.0 (1)6.9 (1)6.8 (1)6.7 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6  

2015

(1)6.5 (1)6.4 (1)6.3 (1)6.2 (1)6.0 (1)5.9 (1)5.7 (1)5.5 (1)5.4 (1)5.2 (1)5.1 (1)5.0  

2016

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

2017

4.6 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.1 (p)4.1              

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

2007

4,415,473 4,420,129 4,421,666 4,403,609 4,413,466 4,479,757 4,511,222 4,455,495 4,417,217 4,433,524 4,461,122 4,468,882 4,441,797

2008

4,460,808 4,465,375 4,478,557 4,470,180 4,487,200 4,544,256 4,575,393 4,537,836 4,488,387 4,513,199 4,508,499 4,523,486 4,504,432

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

(1)4,534,225 (1)4,568,971 (1)4,574,565 (1)4,564,459 (1)4,586,458 (1)4,647,868 (1)4,652,390 (1)4,600,392 (1)4,564,678 (1)4,593,560 (1)4,586,509 (1)4,582,310 (1)4,588,033

2013

(1)4,557,315 (1)4,555,950 (1)4,541,864 (1)4,533,792 (1)4,553,141 (1)4,603,525 (1)4,600,633 (1)4,546,533 (1)4,488,890 (1)4,470,911 (1)4,468,593 (1)4,461,128 (1)4,531,856

2014

(1)4,450,507 (1)4,480,884 (1)4,498,920 (1)4,475,281 (1)4,505,141 (1)4,554,151 (1)4,587,291 (1)4,545,022 (1)4,502,298 (1)4,533,771 (1)4,530,331 (1)4,526,110 (1)4,515,809

2015

(1)4,514,331 (1)4,529,547 (1)4,532,463 (1)4,525,836 (1)4,550,801 (1)4,579,354 (1)4,591,500 (1)4,537,410 (1)4,479,265 (1)4,506,849 (1)4,508,131 (1)4,511,058 (1)4,530,546

2016

(1)4,485,206 (1)4,523,008 (1)4,539,380 (1)4,522,552 (1)4,524,636 (1)4,570,417 (1)4,591,439 (1)4,545,123 (1)4,500,021 (1)4,505,268 (1)4,492,794 (1)4,491,251 (1)4,524,258

2017

4,487,328 4,517,965 4,507,083 4,508,103 4,507,247 (p)4,547,748              

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

2007

4,205,272 4,211,895 4,227,822 4,220,449 4,234,537 4,289,533 4,298,123 4,274,597 4,236,988 4,261,228 4,284,328 4,277,012 4,251,815

2008

4,232,153 4,236,505 4,253,700 4,270,368 4,266,426 4,313,006 4,318,580 4,291,110 4,245,376 4,265,592 4,248,472 4,226,289 4,263,965

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

(1)4,099,975 (1)4,124,344 (1)4,141,634 (1)4,145,347 (1)4,161,179 (1)4,200,067 (1)4,188,142 (1)4,169,037 (1)4,155,736 (1)4,185,440 (1)4,172,617 (1)4,176,309 (1)4,159,986

2013

(1)4,115,840 (1)4,135,437 (1)4,144,835 (1)4,160,386 (1)4,170,875 (1)4,206,173 (1)4,204,727 (1)4,183,106 (1)4,139,084 (1)4,132,883 (1)4,159,406 (1)4,161,704 (1)4,159,538

2014

(1)4,115,769 (1)4,137,724 (1)4,167,041 (1)4,193,714 (1)4,211,640 (1)4,256,167 (1)4,258,521 (1)4,237,470 (1)4,209,563 (1)4,249,535 (1)4,249,050 (1)4,252,156 (1)4,211,529

2015

(1)4,197,855 (1)4,217,182 (1)4,234,863 (1)4,257,993 (1)4,275,053 (1)4,305,718 (1)4,304,766 (1)4,288,347 (1)4,245,333 (1)4,285,660 (1)4,295,138 (1)4,306,936 (1)4,267,904

2016

(1)4,252,439 (1)4,281,070 (1)4,294,143 (1)4,294,064 (1)4,299,910 (1)4,334,387 (1)4,338,706 (1)4,315,821 (1)4,279,538 (1)4,299,544 (1)4,305,879 (1)4,303,673 (1)4,299,931

2017

4,273,959 4,295,898 4,312,973 4,333,544 4,318,710 (p)4,351,715              

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

2007

210,201 208,234 193,844 183,160 178,929 190,224 213,099 180,898 180,229 172,296 176,794 191,870 189,982

2008

228,655 228,870 224,857 199,812 220,774 231,250 256,813 246,726 243,011 247,607 260,027 297,197 240,467

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

(1)434,250 (1)444,627 (1)432,931 (1)419,112 (1)425,279 (1)447,801 (1)464,248 (1)431,355 (1)408,942 (1)408,120 (1)413,892 (1)406,001 (1)428,047

2013

(1)441,475 (1)420,513 (1)397,029 (1)373,406 (1)382,266 (1)397,352 (1)395,906 (1)363,427 (1)349,806 (1)338,028 (1)309,187 (1)299,424 (1)372,318

2014

(1)334,738 (1)343,160 (1)331,879 (1)281,567 (1)293,501 (1)297,984 (1)328,770 (1)307,552 (1)292,735 (1)284,236 (1)281,281 (1)273,954 (1)304,280

2015

(1)316,476 (1)312,365 (1)297,600 (1)267,843 (1)275,748 (1)273,636 (1)286,734 (1)249,063 (1)233,932 (1)221,189 (1)212,993 (1)204,122 (1)262,642

2016

(1)232,767 (1)241,938 (1)245,237 (1)228,488 (1)224,726 (1)236,030 (1)252,733 (1)229,302 (1)220,483 (1)205,724 (1)186,915 (1)187,578 (1)224,327

2017

213,369 222,067 194,110 174,559 188,537 (p)196,033              

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

2007

4.8 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.7 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.3 4.3

2008

5.1 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.9 5.1 5.6 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.8 6.6 5.3

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

(1)9.6 (1)9.7 (1)9.5 (1)9.2 (1)9.3 (1)9.6 (1)10.0 (1)9.4 (1)9.0 (1)8.9 (1)9.0 (1)8.9 (1)9.3

2013

(1)9.7 (1)9.2 (1)8.7 (1)8.2 (1)8.4 (1)8.6 (1)8.6 (1)8.0 (1)7.8 (1)7.6 (1)6.9 (1)6.7 (1)8.2

2014

(1)7.5 (1)7.7 (1)7.4 (1)6.3 (1)6.5 (1)6.5 (1)7.2 (1)6.8 (1)6.5 (1)6.3 (1)6.2 (1)6.1 (1)6.7

2015

(1)7.0 (1)6.9 (1)6.6 (1)5.9 (1)6.1 (1)6.0 (1)6.2 (1)5.5 (1)5.2 (1)4.9 (1)4.7 (1)4.5 (1)5.8

2016

(1)5.2 (1)5.3 (1)5.4 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)5.2 (1)5.5 (1)5.0 (1)4.9 (1)4.6 (1)4.2 (1)4.2 (1)5.0

2017

4.8 4.9 4.3 3.9 4.2 (p)4.3              

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

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