Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New York

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York State

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

2009

9,703,544 9,692,579 9,684,568 9,680,939 9,678,652 9,674,374 9,664,397 9,646,808 9,624,047 9,599,817 9,582,339 9,578,723  

2010

9,589,044 9,605,948 9,621,227 9,630,479 9,631,529 9,623,572 9,609,354 9,593,332 9,577,587 9,563,891 9,551,431 9,539,098  

2011

9,528,314 9,517,986 9,506,231 9,493,559 9,483,635 9,480,227 9,486,165 9,500,945 9,521,336 9,543,711 9,562,510 9,574,444  

2012

9,581,121 9,586,612 9,591,657 9,594,584 9,597,583 9,602,266 9,608,455 9,617,913 9,631,758 9,645,555 9,655,584 9,659,771  

2013

9,655,271 9,651,505 9,651,758 9,660,078 9,672,985 9,685,182 9,692,150 9,687,837 9,671,445 9,650,536 9,631,855 9,617,388  

2014

(1)9,557,444 (1)9,548,508 (1)9,540,438 (1)9,531,103 (1)9,521,124 (1)9,514,317 (1)9,511,481 (1)9,514,182 (1)9,521,660 (1)9,529,358 (1)9,534,612 (1)9,540,144  

2015

(1)9,547,529 (1)9,555,899 (1)9,564,119 (1)9,570,110 (1)9,570,988 (1)9,565,076 (1)9,556,193 (1)9,549,534 (1)9,548,656 (1)9,557,184 (1)9,573,662 (1)9,590,188  

2016

(1)9,599,141 (1)9,597,131 (1)9,584,834 (1)9,567,781 (1)9,553,266 (1)9,544,785 (1)9,541,994 (1)9,542,588 (1)9,543,951 (1)9,543,178 (1)9,540,732 (1)9,539,596  

2017

(1)9,541,791 (1)9,547,425 (1)9,554,522 (1)9,562,394 (1)9,570,202 (1)9,576,569 (1)9,580,344 (1)9,579,047 (1)9,572,279 (1)9,562,072 (1)9,550,465 (1)9,540,073  

2018

(1)9,534,415 (1)9,536,074 (1)9,543,554 (1)9,551,098 (1)9,555,306 (1)9,557,895 (1)9,564,398 (1)9,575,478 (1)9,591,147 (1)9,606,317 (1)9,611,722 (1)9,611,875  

2019

9,625,219 9,620,096 9,614,587 9,603,801 (p)9,590,805                

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

9,014,776 8,966,570 8,926,228 8,897,835 8,877,362 8,859,328 8,838,266 8,811,462 8,781,638 8,753,163 8,733,084 8,727,519  

2010

8,737,735 8,757,142 8,776,986 8,792,421 8,801,543 8,801,658 8,792,951 8,779,428 8,764,345 8,752,287 8,744,834 8,740,995  

2011

8,739,920 8,738,380 8,733,288 8,723,458 8,711,503 8,702,587 8,701,473 8,708,594 8,721,554 8,736,516 8,748,504 8,754,959  

2012

8,757,122 8,758,084 8,757,816 8,756,373 8,757,979 8,765,976 8,780,838 8,801,370 8,824,815 8,845,696 8,860,603 8,868,947  

2013

8,869,350 8,872,227 8,880,955 8,897,969 8,917,413 8,932,756 8,941,331 8,942,726 8,938,974 8,934,550 8,933,068 8,934,768  

2014

(1)8,891,979 (1)8,896,686 (1)8,900,374 (1)8,901,572 (1)8,903,144 (1)8,909,035 (1)8,918,415 (1)8,931,022 (1)8,946,039 (1)8,961,204 (1)8,974,604 (1)8,987,189  

2015

(1)8,999,869 (1)9,012,187 (1)9,025,276 (1)9,038,798 (1)9,050,390 (1)9,057,992 (1)9,063,209 (1)9,068,409 (1)9,076,335 (1)9,089,726 (1)9,107,055 (1)9,123,072  

2016

(1)9,132,630 (1)9,132,762 (1)9,123,655 (1)9,108,942 (1)9,093,976 (1)9,082,465 (1)9,076,005 (1)9,073,662 (1)9,073,243 (1)9,073,394 (1)9,075,884 (1)9,081,748  

2017

(1)9,090,080 (1)9,099,740 (1)9,107,863 (1)9,114,123 (1)9,119,570 (1)9,123,902 (1)9,126,705 (1)9,126,612 (1)9,123,275 (1)9,117,438 (1)9,109,624 (1)9,103,114  

2018

(1)9,101,882 (1)9,108,665 (1)9,122,899 (1)9,139,601 (1)9,154,759 (1)9,169,034 (1)9,186,000 (1)9,203,958 (1)9,222,479 (1)9,237,443 (1)9,240,324 (1)9,239,174  

2019

9,248,063 9,242,856 9,234,994 9,225,430 (p)9,208,311                

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

688,768 726,009 758,340 783,104 801,290 815,046 826,131 835,346 842,409 846,654 849,255 851,204  

2010

851,309 848,806 844,241 838,058 829,986 821,914 816,403 813,904 813,242 811,604 806,597 798,103  

2011

788,394 779,606 772,943 770,101 772,132 777,640 784,692 792,351 799,782 807,195 814,006 819,485  

2012

823,999 828,528 833,841 838,211 839,604 836,290 827,617 816,543 806,943 799,859 794,981 790,824  

2013

785,921 779,278 770,803 762,109 755,572 752,426 750,819 745,111 732,471 715,986 698,787 682,620  

2014

(1)665,465 (1)651,822 (1)640,064 (1)629,531 (1)617,980 (1)605,282 (1)593,066 (1)583,160 (1)575,621 (1)568,154 (1)560,008 (1)552,955  

2015

(1)547,660 (1)543,712 (1)538,843 (1)531,312 (1)520,598 (1)507,084 (1)492,984 (1)481,125 (1)472,321 (1)467,458 (1)466,607 (1)467,116  

2016

(1)466,511 (1)464,369 (1)461,179 (1)458,839 (1)459,290 (1)462,320 (1)465,989 (1)468,926 (1)470,708 (1)469,784 (1)464,848 (1)457,848  

2017

(1)451,711 (1)447,685 (1)446,659 (1)448,271 (1)450,632 (1)452,667 (1)453,639 (1)452,435 (1)449,004 (1)444,634 (1)440,841 (1)436,959  

2018

(1)432,533 (1)427,409 (1)420,655 (1)411,497 (1)400,547 (1)388,861 (1)378,398 (1)371,520 (1)368,668 (1)368,874 (1)371,398 (1)372,701  

2019

377,156 377,240 379,593 378,371 (p)382,494                

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

7.1 7.5 7.8 8.1 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.9  

2010

8.9 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.4  

2011

8.3 8.2 8.1 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.5 8.6  

2012

8.6 8.6 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.2 8.2  

2013

8.1 8.1 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.4 7.3 7.1  

2014

(1)7.0 (1)6.8 (1)6.7 (1)6.6 (1)6.5 (1)6.4 (1)6.2 (1)6.1 (1)6.0 (1)6.0 (1)5.9 (1)5.8  

2015

(1)5.7 (1)5.7 (1)5.6 (1)5.6 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.0 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.9  

2016

(1)4.9 (1)4.8 (1)4.8 (1)4.8 (1)4.8 (1)4.8 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.8  

2017

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

2018

(1)4.5 (1)4.5 (1)4.4 (1)4.3 (1)4.2 (1)4.1 (1)4.0 (1)3.9 (1)3.8 (1)3.8 (1)3.9 (1)3.9  

2019

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (p)4.0                

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

9,648,067 9,664,716 9,632,225 9,636,542 9,635,537 9,758,674 9,822,015 9,739,253 9,587,617 9,588,933 9,565,858 9,490,376 9,647,485

2010

9,546,265 9,565,198 9,574,286 9,648,949 9,616,724 9,675,506 9,721,397 9,678,098 9,575,209 9,547,937 9,518,599 9,476,174 9,595,362

2011

9,482,821 9,482,067 9,482,877 9,465,985 9,480,448 9,542,714 9,582,947 9,571,346 9,515,444 9,546,828 9,527,167 9,527,694 9,517,361

2012

9,515,496 9,570,383 9,566,682 9,525,644 9,612,651 9,706,110 9,724,329 9,640,779 9,607,579 9,676,954 9,592,623 9,607,545 9,612,232

2013

9,646,616 9,622,195 9,589,730 9,604,061 9,678,363 9,787,875 9,824,404 9,742,720 9,664,308 9,616,157 9,592,800 9,540,803 9,659,170

2014

(1)9,508,660 (1)9,536,612 (1)9,554,495 (1)9,457,965 (1)9,514,310 (1)9,604,492 (1)9,647,205 (1)9,566,812 (1)9,475,494 (1)9,539,184 (1)9,494,485 (1)9,453,294 (1)9,529,418

2015

(1)9,525,042 (1)9,529,085 (1)9,525,738 (1)9,537,847 (1)9,607,346 (1)9,655,138 (1)9,675,522 (1)9,598,244 (1)9,492,408 (1)9,544,138 (1)9,520,741 (1)9,531,289 (1)9,561,878

2016

(1)9,555,107 (1)9,593,770 (1)9,604,039 (1)9,532,466 (1)9,525,164 (1)9,616,964 (1)9,664,503 (1)9,598,709 (1)9,538,056 (1)9,538,171 (1)9,474,939 (1)9,443,233 (1)9,557,094

2017

(1)9,492,341 (1)9,542,875 (1)9,569,624 (1)9,549,683 (1)9,547,005 (1)9,649,660 (1)9,706,379 (1)9,619,885 (1)9,594,185 (1)9,536,073 (1)9,485,139 (1)9,443,956 (1)9,561,400

2018

(1)9,466,302 (1)9,562,886 (1)9,554,320 (1)9,514,505 (1)9,536,204 (1)9,660,027 (1)9,712,136 (1)9,579,389 (1)9,547,754 (1)9,603,222 (1)9,576,358 (1)9,583,357 (1)9,574,706

2019

9,571,736 9,556,617 9,591,302 9,542,495 (p)9,539,001                

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

8,899,246 8,866,043 8,842,188 8,892,977 8,862,580 8,938,340 8,982,250 8,915,014 8,764,073 8,758,706 8,752,554 8,659,858 8,844,486

2010

8,632,868 8,659,214 8,703,452 8,832,434 8,824,164 8,865,867 8,882,378 8,866,954 8,785,730 8,767,814 8,718,557 8,697,247 8,769,723

2011

8,633,127 8,647,877 8,701,218 8,729,548 8,740,381 8,760,229 8,780,064 8,784,635 8,726,310 8,760,081 8,747,192 8,726,027 8,728,057

2012

8,635,675 8,673,664 8,717,093 8,743,936 8,802,540 8,858,766 8,855,026 8,820,927 8,836,721 8,901,067 8,848,186 8,827,014 8,793,385

2013

8,767,800 8,784,026 8,827,208 8,897,883 8,952,071 9,017,316 9,050,599 8,996,181 8,947,803 8,901,830 8,922,109 8,900,624 8,913,788

2014

(1)8,805,387 (1)8,816,417 (1)8,878,943 (1)8,887,015 (1)8,924,306 (1)9,009,079 (1)9,016,120 (1)8,961,858 (1)8,926,841 (1)9,000,232 (1)8,949,306 (1)8,932,866 (1)8,925,698

2015

(1)8,917,865 (1)8,937,083 (1)8,987,636 (1)9,038,294 (1)9,096,765 (1)9,149,824 (1)9,155,451 (1)9,116,456 (1)9,045,834 (1)9,096,103 (1)9,069,422 (1)9,078,907 (1)9,057,470

2016

(1)9,050,364 (1)9,086,628 (1)9,119,258 (1)9,094,716 (1)9,114,824 (1)9,161,800 (1)9,174,606 (1)9,116,191 (1)9,067,585 (1)9,078,644 (1)9,046,691 (1)9,011,540 (1)9,093,571

2017

(1)8,993,138 (1)9,038,825 (1)9,121,367 (1)9,132,780 (1)9,124,930 (1)9,204,852 (1)9,227,575 (1)9,143,468 (1)9,157,209 (1)9,118,331 (1)9,070,351 (1)9,030,390 (1)9,113,601

2018

(1)8,988,723 (1)9,078,297 (1)9,118,084 (1)9,130,901 (1)9,186,121 (1)9,263,121 (1)9,308,984 (1)9,193,598 (1)9,200,191 (1)9,255,770 (1)9,236,941 (1)9,211,959 (1)9,181,058

2019

9,132,711 9,137,766 9,197,882 9,203,203 (p)9,178,223                

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

748,821 798,673 790,037 743,565 772,957 820,334 839,765 824,239 823,544 830,227 813,304 830,518 802,999

2010

913,397 905,984 870,834 816,515 792,560 809,639 839,019 811,144 789,479 780,123 800,042 778,927 825,639

2011

849,694 834,190 781,659 736,437 740,067 782,485 802,883 786,711 789,134 786,747 779,975 801,667 789,304

2012

879,821 896,719 849,589 781,708 810,111 847,344 869,303 819,852 770,858 775,887 744,437 780,531 818,847

2013

878,816 838,169 762,522 706,178 726,292 770,559 773,805 746,539 716,505 714,327 670,691 640,179 745,382

2014

(1)703,273 (1)720,195 (1)675,552 (1)570,950 (1)590,004 (1)595,413 (1)631,085 (1)604,954 (1)548,653 (1)538,952 (1)545,179 (1)520,428 (1)603,720

2015

(1)607,177 (1)592,002 (1)538,102 (1)499,553 (1)510,581 (1)505,314 (1)520,071 (1)481,788 (1)446,574 (1)448,035 (1)451,319 (1)452,382 (1)504,408

2016

(1)504,743 (1)507,142 (1)484,781 (1)437,750 (1)410,340 (1)455,164 (1)489,897 (1)482,518 (1)470,471 (1)459,527 (1)428,248 (1)431,693 (1)463,523

2017

(1)499,203 (1)504,050 (1)448,257 (1)416,903 (1)422,075 (1)444,808 (1)478,804 (1)476,417 (1)436,976 (1)417,742 (1)414,788 (1)413,566 (1)447,799

2018

(1)477,579 (1)484,589 (1)436,236 (1)383,604 (1)350,083 (1)396,906 (1)403,152 (1)385,791 (1)347,563 (1)347,452 (1)339,417 (1)371,398 (1)393,648

2019

439,025 418,851 393,420 339,292 (p)360,778                

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

7.8 8.3 8.2 7.7 8.0 8.4 8.5 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.5 8.8 8.3

2010

9.6 9.5 9.1 8.5 8.2 8.4 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.2 8.6

2011

9.0 8.8 8.2 7.8 7.8 8.2 8.4 8.2 8.3 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.3

2012

9.2 9.4 8.9 8.2 8.4 8.7 8.9 8.5 8.0 8.0 7.8 8.1 8.5

2013

9.1 8.7 8.0 7.4 7.5 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.4 7.4 7.0 6.7 7.7

2014

(1)7.4 (1)7.6 (1)7.1 (1)6.0 (1)6.2 (1)6.2 (1)6.5 (1)6.3 (1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.7 (1)5.5 (1)6.3

2015

(1)6.4 (1)6.2 (1)5.6 (1)5.2 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.4 (1)5.0 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)5.3

2016

(1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.0 (1)4.6 (1)4.3 (1)4.7 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)4.9 (1)4.8 (1)4.5 (1)4.6 (1)4.9

2017

(1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)4.7 (1)4.4 (1)4.4 (1)4.6 (1)4.9 (1)5.0 (1)4.6 (1)4.4 (1)4.4 (1)4.4 (1)4.7

2018

(1)5.0 (1)5.1 (1)4.6 (1)4.0 (1)3.7 (1)4.1 (1)4.2 (1)4.0 (1)3.6 (1)3.6 (1)3.5 (1)3.9 (1)4.1

2019

4.6 4.4 4.1 3.6 (p)3.8                

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

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