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

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

2013

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

2014

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

2015

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

2016

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

2017

4,118,997 4,139,937 4,178,844 4,218,724 4,243,064 4,249,001 4,248,481 4,233,610 4,243,870 4,247,213 (p)4,236,330    

Footnotes
(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

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

2013

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

2014

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

2015

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

2016

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

2017

3,932,512 3,963,707 4,009,996 4,045,872 4,061,292 4,061,391 4,050,804 4,026,435 4,029,291 4,033,410 (p)4,039,287    

Footnotes
(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

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

2013

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

2014

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

2015

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

2016

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

2017

186,485 176,230 168,848 172,852 181,772 187,610 197,677 207,175 214,579 213,803 (p)197,043    

Footnotes
(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

9.5 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.9  

2013

8.9 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.6 8.4 8.2  

2014

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

2015

6.4 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3  

2016

5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.9  

2017

4.5 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.7 4.9 5.1 5.0 (p)4.7    

Footnotes
(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

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

2013

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

2014

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

2015

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

2016

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

2017

4,129,589 4,184,039 4,224,392 4,208,814 4,201,720 4,222,245 4,280,291 4,236,476 4,258,079 4,251,205 (p)4,205,559    

Footnotes
(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

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

2013

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

2014

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

2015

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

2016

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

2017

3,932,059 3,985,239 4,051,160 4,043,510 4,023,685 4,036,650 4,066,092 4,019,831 4,045,334 4,043,064 (p)4,036,505    

Footnotes
(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

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

2013

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

2014

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

2015

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

2016

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

2017

197,530 198,800 173,232 165,304 178,035 185,595 214,199 216,645 212,745 208,141 (p)169,054    

Footnotes
(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

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

2013

9.9 9.4 8.6 8.2 8.6 9.2 9.2 9.1 8.8 9.0 8.4 7.8 8.8

2014

8.4 8.6 8.1 7.0 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.2 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.2 7.3

2015

7.0 6.7 6.1 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.7 5.3 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.7

2016

5.6 5.6 5.4 4.8 4.6 5.2 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.4 5.2

2017

4.8 4.8 4.1 3.9 4.2 4.4 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.9 (p)4.0    

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