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

2007

9,498,349 9,495,187 9,490,620 9,487,308 9,487,262 9,490,975 9,498,116 9,508,724 9,522,247 9,537,593 9,553,093 9,567,589  

2008

9,579,339 9,587,804 9,594,738 9,602,753 9,613,559 9,627,446 9,642,762 9,656,575 9,666,693 9,672,743 9,674,608 9,672,963  

2009

9,669,247 9,665,829 9,664,544 9,664,508 9,663,114 9,658,108 9,647,651 9,631,765 9,613,139 9,594,675 9,582,005 9,579,203  

2010

9,585,757 9,596,566 9,605,925 9,610,031 9,606,915 9,597,146 9,583,496 9,569,901 9,558,402 9,549,809 9,542,959 9,536,069  

2011

9,531,874 9,522,832 9,512,291 9,502,427 9,496,948 9,498,612 9,507,912 9,522,834 9,540,207 9,558,110 9,574,087 9,587,131  

2012

(1)9,592,577 (1)9,601,660 (1)9,609,891 (1)9,615,545 (1)9,619,614 (1)9,622,729 (1)9,625,678 (1)9,629,870 (1)9,635,613 (1)9,639,969 (1)9,640,974 (1)9,638,001  

2013

(1)9,631,630 (1)9,625,256 (1)9,622,799 (1)9,626,553 (1)9,634,118 (1)9,641,926 (1)9,646,662 (1)9,643,683 (1)9,632,631 (1)9,617,904 (1)9,603,185 (1)9,590,006  

2014

(1)9,578,840 (1)9,569,348 (1)9,561,238 (1)9,553,453 (1)9,545,431 (1)9,538,602 (1)9,533,348 (1)9,531,019 (1)9,531,513 (1)9,533,001 (1)9,534,848 (1)9,538,359  

2015

(1)9,543,205 (1)9,548,478 (1)9,552,947 (1)9,555,010 (1)9,553,532 (1)9,547,971 (1)9,540,945 (1)9,536,294 (1)9,536,182 (1)9,541,447 (1)9,550,707 (1)9,559,511  

2016

(1)9,563,512 (1)9,560,734 (1)9,551,992 (1)9,541,650 (1)9,534,647 (1)9,532,819 (1)9,534,435 (1)9,536,018 (1)9,534,988 (1)9,530,003 (1)9,522,738 (1)9,513,807  

2017

9,523,041 9,552,905 9,604,253 9,664,061 9,690,107 (p)9,690,161              

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

9,092,860 9,086,548 9,076,923 9,066,960 9,058,878 9,054,434 9,054,407 9,058,904 9,067,728 9,078,789 9,090,378 9,101,307  

2008

9,109,361 9,114,131 9,116,489 9,117,575 9,118,293 9,119,179 9,119,039 9,115,344 9,104,471 9,083,920 9,053,071 9,013,900  

2009

8,970,736 8,929,289 8,895,193 8,870,001 8,850,243 8,831,877 8,811,367 8,787,976 8,764,425 8,743,864 8,730,930 8,728,808  

2010

8,737,452 8,752,157 8,766,777 8,777,201 8,781,469 8,778,453 8,769,150 8,757,347 8,746,416 8,739,641 8,737,713 8,738,897  

2011

8,744,406 8,744,222 8,740,233 8,733,121 8,725,952 8,722,487 8,724,906 8,732,163 8,741,937 8,752,488 8,761,906 8,769,643  

2012

(1)8,769,809 (1)8,774,767 (1)8,778,403 (1)8,780,392 (1)8,783,493 (1)8,790,182 (1)8,801,673 (1)8,817,062 (1)8,833,479 (1)8,846,714 (1)8,854,671 (1)8,858,075  

2013

(1)8,858,994 (1)8,861,582 (1)8,869,228 (1)8,882,155 (1)8,895,712 (1)8,906,031 (1)8,911,919 (1)8,913,532 (1)8,912,889 (1)8,912,505 (1)8,913,767 (1)8,916,152  

2014

(1)8,918,988 (1)8,921,707 (1)8,923,973 (1)8,926,116 (1)8,929,438 (1)8,935,172 (1)8,942,077 (1)8,949,874 (1)8,958,241 (1)8,966,792 (1)8,975,520 (1)8,985,027  

2015

(1)8,995,244 (1)9,005,739 (1)9,016,578 (1)9,026,912 (1)9,035,830 (1)9,042,376 (1)9,047,495 (1)9,052,735 (1)9,059,474 (1)9,068,601 (1)9,079,351 (1)9,089,330  

2016

(1)9,095,589 (1)9,096,060 (1)9,090,665 (1)9,081,966 (1)9,073,482 (1)9,067,671 (1)9,065,347 (1)9,064,920 (1)9,064,391 (1)9,062,597 (1)9,059,966 (1)9,057,115  

2017

9,087,389 9,129,380 9,195,235 9,247,297 9,261,848 (p)9,250,208              

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

405,489 408,639 413,697 420,348 428,384 436,541 443,709 449,820 454,519 458,804 462,715 466,282  

2008

469,978 473,673 478,249 485,178 495,266 508,267 523,723 541,231 562,222 588,823 621,537 659,063  

2009

698,511 736,540 769,351 794,507 812,871 826,231 836,284 843,789 848,714 850,811 851,075 850,395  

2010

848,305 844,409 839,148 832,830 825,446 818,693 814,346 812,554 811,986 810,168 805,246 797,172  

2011

787,468 778,610 772,058 769,306 770,996 776,125 783,006 790,671 798,270 805,622 812,181 817,488  

2012

(1)822,768 (1)826,893 (1)831,488 (1)835,153 (1)836,121 (1)832,547 (1)824,005 (1)812,808 (1)802,134 (1)793,255 (1)786,303 (1)779,926  

2013

(1)772,636 (1)763,674 (1)753,571 (1)744,398 (1)738,406 (1)735,895 (1)734,743 (1)730,151 (1)719,742 (1)705,399 (1)689,418 (1)673,854  

2014

(1)659,852 (1)647,641 (1)637,265 (1)627,337 (1)615,993 (1)603,430 (1)591,271 (1)581,145 (1)573,272 (1)566,209 (1)559,328 (1)553,332  

2015

(1)547,961 (1)542,739 (1)536,369 (1)528,098 (1)517,702 (1)505,595 (1)493,450 (1)483,559 (1)476,708 (1)472,846 (1)471,356 (1)470,181  

2016

(1)467,923 (1)464,674 (1)461,327 (1)459,684 (1)461,165 (1)465,148 (1)469,088 (1)471,098 (1)470,597 (1)467,406 (1)462,772 (1)456,692  

2017

435,652 423,525 409,018 416,764 428,259 (p)439,953              

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

4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9  

2008

4.9 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.1 6.4 6.8  

2009

7.2 7.6 8.0 8.2 8.4 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.9 8.9  

2010

8.8 8.8 8.7 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 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.5 8.5  

2012

(1)8.6 (1)8.6 (1)8.7 (1)8.7 (1)8.7 (1)8.7 (1)8.6 (1)8.4 (1)8.3 (1)8.2 (1)8.2 (1)8.1  

2013

(1)8.0 (1)7.9 (1)7.8 (1)7.7 (1)7.7 (1)7.6 (1)7.6 (1)7.6 (1)7.5 (1)7.3 (1)7.2 (1)7.0  

2014

(1)6.9 (1)6.8 (1)6.7 (1)6.6 (1)6.5 (1)6.3 (1)6.2 (1)6.1 (1)6.0 (1)5.9 (1)5.9 (1)5.8  

2015

(1)5.7 (1)5.7 (1)5.6 (1)5.5 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)5.0 (1)4.9 (1)4.9  

2016

(1)4.9 (1)4.9 (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)4.9 (1)4.8  

2017

4.6 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 (p)4.5              

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

9,486,409 9,475,857 9,471,835 9,418,770 9,444,962 9,594,261 9,668,483 9,558,623 9,506,144 9,525,239 9,563,675 9,550,419 9,522,056

2008

9,577,889 9,556,268 9,572,922 9,579,399 9,608,312 9,734,450 9,813,194 9,760,437 9,675,830 9,727,841 9,696,878 9,673,860 9,664,773

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

(1)9,515,496 (1)9,570,383 (1)9,566,682 (1)9,525,644 (1)9,612,651 (1)9,706,110 (1)9,724,329 (1)9,640,779 (1)9,607,579 (1)9,676,954 (1)9,592,623 (1)9,607,545 (1)9,612,232

2013

(1)9,615,453 (1)9,596,421 (1)9,556,383 (1)9,572,388 (1)9,638,125 (1)9,734,177 (1)9,768,137 (1)9,700,699 (1)9,630,327 (1)9,575,769 (1)9,570,660 (1)9,518,410 (1)9,623,080

2014

(1)9,537,710 (1)9,582,609 (1)9,596,799 (1)9,499,667 (1)9,554,121 (1)9,633,723 (1)9,675,838 (1)9,597,297 (1)9,513,236 (1)9,586,914 (1)9,560,126 (1)9,510,457 (1)9,570,708

2015

(1)9,572,557 (1)9,590,741 (1)9,576,102 (1)9,578,416 (1)9,639,573 (1)9,675,449 (1)9,694,219 (1)9,617,422 (1)9,501,940 (1)9,552,499 (1)9,543,901 (1)9,551,737 (1)9,591,213

2016

(1)9,575,623 (1)9,638,879 (1)9,650,167 (1)9,576,980 (1)9,566,693 (1)9,644,655 (1)9,696,799 (1)9,627,104 (1)9,554,863 (1)9,548,033 (1)9,496,305 (1)9,437,309 (1)9,584,450

2017

9,498,819 9,557,962 9,615,267 9,618,458 9,614,907 (p)9,739,671              

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

9,013,408 9,015,431 9,057,783 9,024,388 9,049,004 9,164,410 9,195,730 9,125,196 9,078,301 9,102,924 9,138,707 9,093,206 9,088,207

2008

9,052,450 9,038,573 9,079,370 9,139,731 9,133,266 9,238,810 9,279,123 9,219,404 9,140,174 9,180,460 9,123,834 9,043,764 9,139,080

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

(1)8,635,675 (1)8,673,664 (1)8,717,093 (1)8,743,936 (1)8,802,540 (1)8,858,766 (1)8,855,026 (1)8,820,927 (1)8,836,721 (1)8,901,067 (1)8,848,186 (1)8,827,014 (1)8,793,385

2013

(1)8,740,538 (1)8,763,998 (1)8,796,406 (1)8,867,536 (1)8,917,835 (1)8,971,281 (1)9,002,682 (1)8,962,386 (1)8,912,767 (1)8,864,162 (1)8,896,428 (1)8,877,991 (1)8,881,168

2014

(1)8,830,554 (1)8,860,280 (1)8,919,074 (1)8,924,913 (1)8,960,739 (1)9,035,367 (1)9,049,902 (1)9,004,603 (1)8,962,996 (1)9,046,041 (1)9,005,641 (1)8,985,135 (1)8,965,437

2015

(1)8,960,453 (1)8,992,334 (1)9,031,064 (1)9,074,527 (1)9,128,411 (1)9,169,192 (1)9,178,078 (1)9,143,075 (1)9,050,253 (1)9,103,708 (1)9,084,879 (1)9,099,149 (1)9,084,594

2016

(1)9,065,724 (1)9,127,083 (1)9,161,575 (1)9,137,622 (1)9,152,009 (1)9,189,246 (1)9,208,843 (1)9,152,826 (1)9,083,479 (1)9,092,934 (1)9,067,995 (1)9,016,545 (1)9,121,323

2017

9,028,875 9,076,284 9,195,036 9,213,120 9,204,724 (p)9,298,689              

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

473,001 460,426 414,052 394,382 395,958 429,851 472,753 433,427 427,843 422,315 424,968 457,213 433,849

2008

525,439 517,695 493,552 439,668 475,046 495,640 534,071 541,033 535,656 547,381 573,044 630,096 525,693

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

(1)879,821 (1)896,719 (1)849,589 (1)781,708 (1)810,111 (1)847,344 (1)869,303 (1)819,852 (1)770,858 (1)775,887 (1)744,437 (1)780,531 (1)818,847

2013

(1)874,915 (1)832,423 (1)759,977 (1)704,852 (1)720,290 (1)762,896 (1)765,455 (1)738,313 (1)717,560 (1)711,607 (1)674,232 (1)640,419 (1)741,912

2014

(1)707,156 (1)722,329 (1)677,725 (1)574,754 (1)593,382 (1)598,356 (1)625,936 (1)592,694 (1)550,240 (1)540,873 (1)554,485 (1)525,322 (1)605,271

2015

(1)612,104 (1)598,407 (1)545,038 (1)503,889 (1)511,162 (1)506,257 (1)516,141 (1)474,347 (1)451,687 (1)448,791 (1)459,022 (1)452,588 (1)506,619

2016

(1)509,899 (1)511,796 (1)488,592 (1)439,358 (1)414,684 (1)455,409 (1)487,956 (1)474,278 (1)471,384 (1)455,099 (1)428,310 (1)420,764 (1)463,127

2017

469,944 481,678 420,231 405,338 410,183 (p)440,982              

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

5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.8 4.6

2008

5.5 5.4 5.2 4.6 4.9 5.1 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.9 6.5 5.4

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

(1)9.2 (1)9.4 (1)8.9 (1)8.2 (1)8.4 (1)8.7 (1)8.9 (1)8.5 (1)8.0 (1)8.0 (1)7.8 (1)8.1 (1)8.5

2013

(1)9.1 (1)8.7 (1)8.0 (1)7.4 (1)7.5 (1)7.8 (1)7.8 (1)7.6 (1)7.5 (1)7.4 (1)7.0 (1)6.7 (1)7.7

2014

(1)7.4 (1)7.5 (1)7.1 (1)6.1 (1)6.2 (1)6.2 (1)6.5 (1)6.2 (1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.8 (1)5.5 (1)6.3

2015

(1)6.4 (1)6.2 (1)5.7 (1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.3 (1)4.9 (1)4.8 (1)4.7 (1)4.8 (1)4.7 (1)5.3

2016

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

2017

4.9 5.0 4.4 4.2 4.3 (p)4.5              

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

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