Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New York City

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York City

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

2007

3,830,109 3,834,441 3,838,198 3,841,989 3,846,315 3,851,088 3,855,872 3,860,783 3,866,007 3,871,905 3,878,252 3,884,436  

2008

3,889,546 3,892,882 3,895,042 3,897,567 3,901,740 3,907,915 3,915,697 3,923,757 3,930,987 3,937,155 3,941,910 3,945,162  

2009

3,947,138 3,948,938 3,951,883 3,956,040 3,960,817 3,965,074 3,967,342 3,966,601 3,962,944 3,957,170 3,951,940 3,949,780  

2010

3,951,167 3,954,285 3,956,469 3,956,109 3,952,651 3,946,963 3,940,779 3,935,921 3,933,379 3,933,015 3,933,900 3,935,026  

2011

3,938,486 3,939,930 3,941,790 3,944,736 3,949,579 3,956,796 3,965,985 3,976,157 3,986,052 3,995,338 4,003,492 4,010,369  

2012

(1)4,010,300 (1)4,015,662 (1)4,020,703 (1)4,024,496 (1)4,027,053 (1)4,028,194 (1)4,028,139 (1)4,028,202 (1)4,029,362 (1)4,031,106 (1)4,032,952 (1)4,034,571  

2013

(1)4,035,774 (1)4,037,455 (1)4,040,937 (1)4,047,002 (1)4,055,237 (1)4,064,702 (1)4,073,913 (1)4,080,079 (1)4,082,389 (1)4,082,543 (1)4,082,121 (1)4,082,176  

2014

(1)4,083,214 (1)4,085,141 (1)4,087,687 (1)4,089,991 (1)4,091,085 (1)4,091,376 (1)4,091,708 (1)4,093,226 (1)4,096,193 (1)4,099,502 (1)4,102,352 (1)4,104,764  

2015

(1)4,106,313 (1)4,106,815 (1)4,106,122 (1)4,104,167 (1)4,101,151 (1)4,097,342 (1)4,094,075 (1)4,093,209 (1)4,095,370 (1)4,100,471 (1)4,107,529 (1)4,114,087  

2016

(1)4,118,204 (1)4,119,402 (1)4,118,537 (1)4,118,012 (1)4,119,873 (1)4,123,996 (1)4,128,176 (1)4,130,179 (1)4,129,119 (1)4,125,135 (1)4,119,693 (1)4,113,073  

2017

4,118,997 4,139,937 4,178,844 (p)4,218,923                  

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

3,650,923 3,652,032 3,651,865 3,651,186 3,650,704 3,651,266 3,653,350 3,657,125 3,662,542 3,668,907 3,675,664 3,682,252  

2008

3,687,796 3,691,890 3,694,659 3,696,554 3,697,955 3,699,026 3,699,543 3,698,751 3,695,301 3,688,079 3,676,531 3,661,056  

2009

3,643,058 3,624,949 3,609,595 3,598,290 3,590,282 3,583,996 3,577,617 3,570,254 3,562,423 3,555,291 3,550,675 3,550,084  

2010

3,553,837 3,560,180 3,566,406 3,570,802 3,572,843 3,572,539 3,570,637 3,568,664 3,568,014 3,569,709 3,573,751 3,579,122  

2011

3,587,207 3,591,911 3,595,460 3,598,113 3,600,574 3,603,738 3,607,963 3,612,734 3,617,354 3,621,647 3,625,580 3,629,551  

2012

(1)3,627,713 (1)3,632,179 (1)3,636,471 (1)3,640,119 (1)3,643,744 (1)3,647,912 (1)3,652,858 (1)3,658,498 (1)3,664,194 (1)3,668,969 (1)3,672,543 (1)3,675,341  

2013

(1)3,677,942 (1)3,681,567 (1)3,687,146 (1)3,694,323 (1)3,701,598 (1)3,708,182 (1)3,714,160 (1)3,719,760 (1)3,725,607 (1)3,732,220 (1)3,739,568 (1)3,747,200  

2014

(1)3,754,809 (1)3,762,129 (1)3,769,140 (1)3,776,206 (1)3,783,739 (1)3,792,017 (1)3,800,582 (1)3,809,168 (1)3,817,471 (1)3,825,142 (1)3,831,939 (1)3,837,876  

2015

(1)3,843,066 (1)3,847,834 (1)3,852,619 (1)3,857,389 (1)3,862,087 (1)3,866,383 (1)3,870,384 (1)3,874,490 (1)3,878,941 (1)3,883,964 (1)3,889,463 (1)3,894,831  

2016

(1)3,899,217 (1)3,901,991 (1)3,903,099 (1)3,903,409 (1)3,903,865 (1)3,904,942 (1)3,906,738 (1)3,908,701 (1)3,910,316 (1)3,911,312 (1)3,911,840 (1)3,911,936  

2017

3,932,512 3,963,707 4,009,996 (p)4,046,033                  

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

179,186 182,409 186,333 190,803 195,611 199,822 202,522 203,658 203,465 202,998 202,588 202,184  

2008

201,750 200,992 200,383 201,013 203,785 208,889 216,154 225,006 235,686 249,076 265,379 284,106  

2009

304,080 323,989 342,288 357,750 370,535 381,078 389,725 396,347 400,521 401,879 401,265 399,696  

2010

397,330 394,105 390,063 385,307 379,808 374,424 370,142 367,257 365,365 363,306 360,149 355,904  

2011

351,279 348,019 346,330 346,623 349,005 353,058 358,022 363,423 368,698 373,691 377,912 380,818  

2012

(1)382,587 (1)383,483 (1)384,232 (1)384,377 (1)383,309 (1)380,282 (1)375,281 (1)369,704 (1)365,168 (1)362,137 (1)360,409 (1)359,230  

2013

(1)357,832 (1)355,888 (1)353,791 (1)352,679 (1)353,639 (1)356,520 (1)359,753 (1)360,319 (1)356,782 (1)350,323 (1)342,553 (1)334,976  

2014

(1)328,405 (1)323,012 (1)318,547 (1)313,785 (1)307,346 (1)299,359 (1)291,126 (1)284,058 (1)278,722 (1)274,360 (1)270,413 (1)266,888  

2015

(1)263,247 (1)258,981 (1)253,503 (1)246,778 (1)239,064 (1)230,959 (1)223,691 (1)218,719 (1)216,429 (1)216,507 (1)218,066 (1)219,256  

2016

(1)218,987 (1)217,411 (1)215,438 (1)214,603 (1)216,008 (1)219,054 (1)221,438 (1)221,478 (1)218,803 (1)213,823 (1)207,853 (1)201,137  

2017

186,485 176,230 168,848 (p)172,890                  

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

4.7 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2  

2008

5.2 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.5 5.7 6.0 6.3 6.7 7.2  

2009

7.7 8.2 8.7 9.0 9.4 9.6 9.8 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.1  

2010

10.1 10.0 9.9 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.2 9.0  

2011

8.9 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.4 9.4 9.5  

2012

(1)9.5 (1)9.5 (1)9.6 (1)9.6 (1)9.5 (1)9.4 (1)9.3 (1)9.2 (1)9.1 (1)9.0 (1)8.9 (1)8.9  

2013

(1)8.9 (1)8.8 (1)8.8 (1)8.7 (1)8.7 (1)8.8 (1)8.8 (1)8.8 (1)8.7 (1)8.6 (1)8.4 (1)8.2  

2014

(1)8.0 (1)7.9 (1)7.8 (1)7.7 (1)7.5 (1)7.3 (1)7.1 (1)6.9 (1)6.8 (1)6.7 (1)6.6 (1)6.5  

2015

(1)6.4 (1)6.3 (1)6.2 (1)6.0 (1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.5 (1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.3 (1)5.3  

2016

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

2017

4.5 4.3 4.0 (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

3,844,345 3,852,150 3,844,246 3,823,041 3,821,146 3,851,101 3,902,202 3,864,640 3,858,370 3,875,166 3,883,071 3,883,784 3,858,605

2008

3,904,715 3,908,273 3,904,193 3,891,888 3,888,425 3,907,056 3,956,413 3,950,966 3,938,042 3,961,170 3,951,533 3,951,689 3,926,197

2009

3,954,053 3,976,523 3,958,825 3,942,022 3,936,414 3,960,711 4,017,214 3,994,711 3,952,683 3,962,416 3,946,902 3,926,809 3,960,774

2010

3,950,500 3,966,327 3,964,504 3,976,256 3,948,329 3,939,500 3,969,455 3,957,003 3,941,120 3,941,030 3,933,318 3,917,518 3,950,405

2011

3,933,370 3,951,101 3,945,422 3,936,861 3,935,190 3,938,731 3,974,041 3,978,767 3,979,164 3,997,432 3,991,239 3,992,680 3,962,833

2012

(1)3,993,677 (1)4,032,323 (1)4,024,283 (1)3,989,925 (1)4,016,765 (1)4,027,522 (1)4,046,456 (1)4,017,882 (1)4,017,990 (1)4,050,639 (1)4,016,986 (1)4,035,069 (1)4,022,460

2013

(1)4,052,082 (1)4,054,772 (1)4,033,360 (1)4,028,992 (1)4,051,023 (1)4,068,131 (1)4,098,690 (1)4,083,751 (1)4,079,543 (1)4,083,831 (1)4,080,738 (1)4,061,941 (1)4,064,737

2014

(1)4,077,785 (1)4,120,399 (1)4,123,167 (1)4,072,172 (1)4,088,811 (1)4,088,746 (1)4,122,175 (1)4,100,894 (1)4,085,088 (1)4,124,535 (1)4,128,693 (1)4,103,110 (1)4,102,965

2015

(1)4,132,207 (1)4,151,928 (1)4,131,475 (1)4,117,288 (1)4,125,659 (1)4,107,036 (1)4,127,022 (1)4,102,479 (1)4,078,170 (1)4,111,845 (1)4,118,070 (1)4,123,117 (1)4,118,858

2016

(1)4,135,417 (1)4,174,635 (1)4,175,756 (1)4,133,635 (1)4,114,497 (1)4,127,738 (1)4,165,039 (1)4,147,743 (1)4,141,323 (1)4,138,355 (1)4,116,024 (1)4,092,225 (1)4,138,533

2017

4,129,589 4,184,039 4,224,392 (p)4,209,316                  

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

3,641,394 3,658,291 3,669,645 3,649,855 3,641,209 3,654,258 3,677,969 3,659,578 3,663,766 3,676,922 3,693,135 3,685,330 3,664,279

2008

3,685,678 3,698,030 3,707,748 3,716,673 3,695,877 3,705,296 3,730,392 3,716,033 3,708,647 3,717,141 3,703,037 3,680,931 3,705,457

2009

3,639,725 3,634,944 3,616,341 3,613,757 3,585,390 3,584,098 3,618,266 3,597,193 3,559,212 3,555,668 3,557,126 3,536,629 3,591,529

2010

3,536,137 3,557,957 3,569,087 3,598,332 3,584,408 3,571,120 3,583,506 3,582,013 3,579,470 3,578,656 3,569,654 3,572,288 3,573,552

2011

3,563,897 3,587,017 3,604,817 3,608,443 3,599,436 3,581,646 3,604,590 3,610,039 3,611,573 3,619,650 3,621,421 3,619,715 3,602,687

2012

(1)3,594,772 (1)3,623,986 (1)3,636,942 (1)3,637,286 (1)3,645,654 (1)3,638,104 (1)3,645,389 (1)3,638,493 (1)3,666,818 (1)3,684,951 (1)3,671,788 (1)3,673,561 (1)3,646,479

2013

(1)3,651,585 (1)3,674,208 (1)3,684,510 (1)3,700,326 (1)3,702,962 (1)3,695,668 (1)3,722,103 (1)3,713,541 (1)3,721,275 (1)3,717,147 (1)3,738,967 (1)3,744,325 (1)3,705,551

2014

(1)3,736,753 (1)3,767,827 (1)3,788,994 (1)3,787,064 (1)3,790,167 (1)3,791,278 (1)3,812,079 (1)3,807,472 (1)3,819,234 (1)3,853,329 (1)3,851,885 (1)3,848,588 (1)3,804,556

2015

(1)3,844,808 (1)3,871,682 (1)3,880,695 (1)3,883,018 (1)3,888,174 (1)3,876,786 (1)3,892,242 (1)3,883,704 (1)3,875,790 (1)3,898,835 (1)3,898,096 (1)3,910,061 (1)3,883,658

2016

(1)3,902,769 (1)3,940,092 (1)3,951,283 (1)3,933,544 (1)3,924,512 (1)3,913,490 (1)3,932,156 (1)3,918,074 (1)3,919,153 (1)3,921,156 (1)3,921,157 (1)3,911,666 (1)3,924,088

2017

3,932,059 3,985,239 4,051,160 (p)4,043,910                  

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

202,951 193,859 174,601 173,186 179,937 196,843 224,233 205,062 194,604 198,244 189,936 198,454 194,326

2008

219,037 210,243 196,445 175,215 192,548 201,760 226,021 234,933 229,395 244,029 248,496 270,758 220,740

2009

314,328 341,579 342,484 328,265 351,024 376,613 398,948 397,518 393,471 406,748 389,776 390,180 369,245

2010

414,363 408,370 395,417 377,924 363,921 368,380 385,949 374,990 361,650 362,374 363,664 345,230 376,853

2011

369,473 364,084 340,605 328,418 335,754 357,085 369,451 368,728 367,591 377,782 369,818 372,965 360,146

2012

(1)398,905 (1)408,337 (1)387,341 (1)352,639 (1)371,111 (1)389,418 (1)401,067 (1)379,389 (1)351,172 (1)365,688 (1)345,198 (1)361,508 (1)375,981

2013

(1)400,497 (1)380,564 (1)348,850 (1)328,666 (1)348,061 (1)372,463 (1)376,587 (1)370,210 (1)358,268 (1)366,684 (1)341,771 (1)317,616 (1)359,186

2014

(1)341,032 (1)352,572 (1)334,173 (1)285,108 (1)298,644 (1)297,468 (1)310,096 (1)293,422 (1)265,854 (1)271,206 (1)276,808 (1)254,522 (1)298,409

2015

(1)287,399 (1)280,246 (1)250,780 (1)234,270 (1)237,485 (1)230,250 (1)234,780 (1)218,775 (1)202,380 (1)213,010 (1)219,974 (1)213,056 (1)235,200

2016

(1)232,648 (1)234,543 (1)224,473 (1)200,091 (1)189,985 (1)214,248 (1)232,883 (1)229,669 (1)222,170 (1)217,199 (1)194,867 (1)180,559 (1)214,445

2017

197,530 198,800 173,232 (p)165,406                  

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

5.3 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.7 5.1 5.7 5.3 5.0 5.1 4.9 5.1 5.0

2008

5.6 5.4 5.0 4.5 5.0 5.2 5.7 5.9 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.9 5.6

2009

7.9 8.6 8.7 8.3 8.9 9.5 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.3 9.9 9.9 9.3

2010

10.5 10.3 10.0 9.5 9.2 9.4 9.7 9.5 9.2 9.2 9.2 8.8 9.5

2011

9.4 9.2 8.6 8.3 8.5 9.1 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.5 9.3 9.3 9.1

2012

(1)10.0 (1)10.1 (1)9.6 (1)8.8 (1)9.2 (1)9.7 (1)9.9 (1)9.4 (1)8.7 (1)9.0 (1)8.6 (1)9.0 (1)9.3

2013

(1)9.9 (1)9.4 (1)8.6 (1)8.2 (1)8.6 (1)9.2 (1)9.2 (1)9.1 (1)8.8 (1)9.0 (1)8.4 (1)7.8 (1)8.8

2014

(1)8.4 (1)8.6 (1)8.1 (1)7.0 (1)7.3 (1)7.3 (1)7.5 (1)7.2 (1)6.5 (1)6.6 (1)6.7 (1)6.2 (1)7.3

2015

(1)7.0 (1)6.7 (1)6.1 (1)5.7 (1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.7 (1)5.3 (1)5.0 (1)5.2 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.7

2016

(1)5.6 (1)5.6 (1)5.4 (1)4.8 (1)4.6 (1)5.2 (1)5.6 (1)5.5 (1)5.4 (1)5.2 (1)4.7 (1)4.4 (1)5.2

2017

4.8 4.8 4.1 (p)3.9                  

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

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