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

2009

3,958,987 3,957,966 3,958,423 3,961,171 3,965,412 3,969,705 3,972,033 3,970,854 3,966,092 3,958,614 3,952,007 3,949,925  

2010

3,953,010 3,958,519 3,962,808 3,964,119 3,961,920 3,956,654 3,950,085 3,944,211 3,940,157 3,938,137 3,937,187 3,936,582  

2011

3,936,928 3,938,123 3,939,718 3,941,828 3,945,205 3,950,521 3,958,391 3,968,411 3,979,209 3,989,793 3,998,342 4,003,703  

2012

4,007,037 4,010,261 4,013,783 4,016,670 4,019,209 4,021,283 4,022,381 4,024,144 4,028,481 4,034,676 4,041,705 4,048,395  

2013

4,051,011 4,055,357 4,060,559 4,067,923 4,077,083 4,087,302 4,097,165 4,103,281 4,104,335 4,103,155 4,102,412 4,103,253  

2014

(1)4,075,477 (1)4,078,580 (1)4,082,060 (1)4,084,870 (1)4,086,297 (1)4,087,343 (1)4,089,038 (1)4,092,639 (1)4,098,101 (1)4,103,283 (1)4,106,707 (1)4,109,060  

2015

(1)4,110,774 (1)4,111,798 (1)4,111,917 (1)4,110,748 (1)4,107,856 (1)4,103,182 (1)4,098,505 (1)4,096,113 (1)4,097,083 (1)4,102,412 (1)4,111,411 (1)4,120,526  

2016

(1)4,126,479 (1)4,128,133 (1)4,126,101 (1)4,123,089 (1)4,122,020 (1)4,123,576 (1)4,126,561 (1)4,129,427 (1)4,131,126 (1)4,130,597 (1)4,127,993 (1)4,125,382  

2017

(1)4,124,643 (1)4,126,067 (1)4,128,865 (1)4,132,290 (1)4,135,516 (1)4,137,855 (1)4,138,975 (1)4,137,972 (1)4,134,575 (1)4,129,892 (1)4,125,192 (1)4,121,196  

2018

(1)4,118,765 (1)4,118,576 (1)4,119,779 (1)4,120,021 (1)4,118,073 (1)4,114,876 (1)4,112,815 (1)4,112,891 (1)4,115,997 (1)4,120,234 (1)4,122,617 (1)4,123,186  

2019

4,124,512 4,120,523 4,117,580 4,113,009 (p)4,109,375                

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

3,659,482 3,638,894 3,621,227 3,608,644 3,600,163 3,593,740 3,586,968 3,578,370 3,568,453 3,558,708 3,551,744 3,550,063  

2010

3,554,488 3,562,538 3,570,495 3,576,407 3,579,889 3,580,503 3,578,730 3,576,168 3,574,118 3,574,037 3,576,261 3,580,124  

2011

3,584,854 3,589,319 3,592,712 3,594,642 3,595,600 3,596,855 3,599,807 3,604,490 3,610,064 3,615,434 3,619,305 3,621,422  

2012

3,622,970 3,625,211 3,627,818 3,630,440 3,634,066 3,639,238 3,645,566 3,652,899 3,661,158 3,669,303 3,676,667 3,682,927  

2013

3,685,307 3,690,239 3,696,841 3,705,486 3,714,496 3,722,665 3,729,919 3,736,218 3,741,924 3,748,130 3,755,570 3,764,130  

2014

(1)3,744,978 (1)3,754,192 (1)3,762,966 (1)3,771,019 (1)3,779,112 (1)3,788,226 (1)3,798,101 (1)3,808,546 (1)3,819,071 (1)3,828,691 (1)3,836,524 (1)3,842,702  

2015

(1)3,847,764 (1)3,852,210 (1)3,856,961 (1)3,862,196 (1)3,867,355 (1)3,871,712 (1)3,875,430 (1)3,879,001 (1)3,883,072 (1)3,888,485 (1)3,895,181 (1)3,901,838  

2016

(1)3,906,909 (1)3,909,469 (1)3,909,570 (1)3,908,455 (1)3,907,637 (1)3,907,889 (1)3,909,351 (1)3,911,619 (1)3,914,184 (1)3,916,756 (1)3,919,732 (1)3,923,547  

2017

(1)3,928,192 (1)3,933,199 (1)3,937,336 (1)3,940,197 (1)3,942,173 (1)3,943,551 (1)3,944,679 (1)3,945,275 (1)3,945,013 (1)3,944,040 (1)3,942,398 (1)3,940,685  

2018

(1)3,939,670 (1)3,940,160 (1)3,942,248 (1)3,944,530 (1)3,945,871 (1)3,946,714 (1)3,948,254 (1)3,950,361 (1)3,953,655 (1)3,956,841 (1)3,957,874 (1)3,957,946  

2019

3,953,983 3,946,940 3,941,881 3,937,570 (p)3,931,088                

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

299,505 319,072 337,196 352,527 365,249 375,965 385,065 392,484 397,639 399,906 400,263 399,862  

2010

398,522 395,981 392,313 387,712 382,031 376,151 371,355 368,043 366,039 364,100 360,926 356,458  

2011

352,074 348,804 347,006 347,186 349,605 353,666 358,584 363,921 369,145 374,359 379,037 382,281  

2012

384,067 385,050 385,965 386,230 385,143 382,045 376,815 371,245 367,323 365,373 365,038 365,468  

2013

365,704 365,118 363,718 362,437 362,587 364,637 367,246 367,063 362,411 355,025 346,842 339,123  

2014

(1)330,499 (1)324,388 (1)319,094 (1)313,851 (1)307,185 (1)299,117 (1)290,937 (1)284,093 (1)279,030 (1)274,592 (1)270,183 (1)266,358  

2015

(1)263,010 (1)259,588 (1)254,956 (1)248,552 (1)240,501 (1)231,470 (1)223,075 (1)217,112 (1)214,011 (1)213,927 (1)216,230 (1)218,688  

2016

(1)219,570 (1)218,664 (1)216,531 (1)214,634 (1)214,383 (1)215,687 (1)217,210 (1)217,808 (1)216,942 (1)213,841 (1)208,261 (1)201,835  

2017

(1)196,451 (1)192,868 (1)191,529 (1)192,093 (1)193,343 (1)194,304 (1)194,296 (1)192,697 (1)189,562 (1)185,852 (1)182,794 (1)180,511  

2018

(1)179,095 (1)178,416 (1)177,531 (1)175,491 (1)172,202 (1)168,162 (1)164,561 (1)162,530 (1)162,342 (1)163,393 (1)164,743 (1)165,240  

2019

170,529 173,583 175,699 175,439 (p)178,287                

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

7.6 8.1 8.5 8.9 9.2 9.5 9.7 9.9 10.0 10.1 10.1 10.1  

2010

10.1 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2 9.2 9.1  

2011

8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5  

2012

9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.0 9.0  

2013

9.0 9.0 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.9 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.5 8.3  

2014

(1)8.1 (1)8.0 (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)5.9 (1)5.6 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.2 (1)5.3 (1)5.3  

2016

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

2017

(1)4.8 (1)4.7 (1)4.6 (1)4.6 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.6 (1)4.5 (1)4.4 (1)4.4  

2018

(1)4.3 (1)4.3 (1)4.3 (1)4.3 (1)4.2 (1)4.1 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)3.9 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)4.0  

2019

4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 (p)4.3                

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

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

4,070,660 4,074,193 4,055,275 4,047,187 4,068,471 4,089,230 4,126,450 4,103,853 4,099,542 4,106,972 4,095,384 4,077,213 4,084,536

2014

(1)4,066,602 (1)4,108,522 (1)4,109,119 (1)4,058,304 (1)4,074,640 (1)4,079,616 (1)4,121,420 (1)4,098,009 (1)4,078,164 (1)4,111,104 (1)4,102,606 (1)4,083,655 (1)4,090,981

2015

(1)4,116,688 (1)4,134,052 (1)4,113,701 (1)4,100,577 (1)4,110,058 (1)4,097,042 (1)4,125,144 (1)4,096,004 (1)4,073,637 (1)4,106,582 (1)4,102,146 (1)4,106,845 (1)4,106,873

2016

(1)4,121,847 (1)4,155,156 (1)4,153,468 (1)4,114,152 (1)4,091,478 (1)4,111,232 (1)4,154,822 (1)4,136,697 (1)4,134,686 (1)4,137,144 (1)4,107,047 (1)4,095,127 (1)4,126,071

2017

(1)4,120,524 (1)4,157,052 (1)4,148,223 (1)4,126,404 (1)4,117,770 (1)4,125,862 (1)4,166,949 (1)4,140,008 (1)4,142,265 (1)4,128,441 (1)4,105,809 (1)4,097,111 (1)4,131,368

2018

(1)4,103,425 (1)4,157,175 (1)4,144,082 (1)4,109,610 (1)4,094,501 (1)4,115,221 (1)4,148,542 (1)4,102,611 (1)4,098,363 (1)4,127,111 (1)4,113,737 (1)4,120,012 (1)4,119,533

2019

4,104,329 4,123,153 4,127,613 4,092,657 (p)4,083,031                

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

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

3,668,030 3,691,647 3,703,790 3,716,756 3,717,795 3,715,415 3,744,975 3,729,924 3,741,300 3,739,327 3,758,021 3,760,140 3,723,927

2014

(1)3,728,693 (1)3,762,018 (1)3,777,780 (1)3,775,566 (1)3,778,661 (1)3,785,231 (1)3,807,487 (1)3,798,589 (1)3,810,558 (1)3,840,787 (1)3,833,401 (1)3,833,532 (1)3,794,359

2015

(1)3,833,506 (1)3,861,850 (1)3,866,593 (1)3,868,163 (1)3,872,705 (1)3,867,520 (1)3,885,523 (1)3,872,316 (1)3,869,889 (1)3,892,602 (1)3,887,693 (1)3,895,272 (1)3,872,803

2016

(1)3,892,271 (1)3,926,783 (1)3,931,185 (1)3,913,753 (1)3,902,376 (1)3,898,528 (1)3,920,090 (1)3,904,198 (1)3,911,775 (1)3,917,726 (1)3,913,250 (1)3,909,177 (1)3,911,759

2017

(1)3,911,575 (1)3,949,247 (1)3,962,137 (1)3,951,468 (1)3,937,215 (1)3,936,247 (1)3,954,269 (1)3,926,341 (1)3,951,865 (1)3,945,752 (1)3,935,103 (1)3,930,027 (1)3,940,937

2018

(1)3,913,363 (1)3,964,039 (1)3,964,610 (1)3,949,235 (1)3,945,682 (1)3,941,772 (1)3,967,050 (1)3,925,807 (1)3,941,126 (1)3,963,839 (1)3,959,685 (1)3,956,181 (1)3,949,366

2019

3,904,310 3,935,086 3,954,061 3,941,053 (p)3,911,895                

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

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

402,630 382,546 351,485 330,431 350,676 373,815 381,475 373,929 358,242 367,645 337,363 317,073 360,609

2014

(1)337,909 (1)346,504 (1)331,339 (1)282,738 (1)295,979 (1)294,385 (1)313,933 (1)299,420 (1)267,606 (1)270,317 (1)269,205 (1)250,123 (1)296,622

2015

(1)283,182 (1)272,202 (1)247,108 (1)232,414 (1)237,353 (1)229,522 (1)239,621 (1)223,688 (1)203,748 (1)213,980 (1)214,453 (1)211,573 (1)234,070

2016

(1)229,576 (1)228,373 (1)222,283 (1)200,399 (1)189,102 (1)212,704 (1)234,732 (1)232,499 (1)222,911 (1)219,418 (1)193,797 (1)185,950 (1)214,312

2017

(1)208,949 (1)207,805 (1)186,086 (1)174,936 (1)180,555 (1)189,615 (1)212,680 (1)213,667 (1)190,400 (1)182,689 (1)170,706 (1)167,084 (1)190,431

2018

(1)190,062 (1)193,136 (1)179,472 (1)160,375 (1)148,819 (1)173,449 (1)181,492 (1)176,804 (1)157,237 (1)163,272 (1)154,052 (1)163,831 (1)170,167

2019

200,019 188,067 173,552 151,604 (p)171,136                

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

7.9 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 8.7 8.2 8.6 9.1 9.2 9.1 8.7 9.0 8.2 7.8 8.8

2014

(1)8.3 (1)8.4 (1)8.1 (1)7.0 (1)7.3 (1)7.2 (1)7.6 (1)7.3 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.6 (1)6.1 (1)7.3

2015

(1)6.9 (1)6.6 (1)6.0 (1)5.7 (1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.8 (1)5.5 (1)5.0 (1)5.2 (1)5.2 (1)5.2 (1)5.7

2016

(1)5.6 (1)5.5 (1)5.4 (1)4.9 (1)4.6 (1)5.2 (1)5.6 (1)5.6 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)4.7 (1)4.5 (1)5.2

2017

(1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)4.5 (1)4.2 (1)4.4 (1)4.6 (1)5.1 (1)5.2 (1)4.6 (1)4.4 (1)4.2 (1)4.1 (1)4.6

2018

(1)4.6 (1)4.6 (1)4.3 (1)3.9 (1)3.6 (1)4.2 (1)4.4 (1)4.3 (1)3.8 (1)4.0 (1)3.7 (1)4.0 (1)4.1

2019

4.9 4.6 4.2 3.7 (p)4.2                

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

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