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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

2011

(r)3,965,218 (r)3,964,838 (r)3,963,566 (r)3,961,810 (r)3,961,304 (r)3,963,574 (r)3,969,170 (r)3,976,594 (r)3,983,763 (r)3,990,025 (r)3,994,408 (r)3,996,640  

2012

(r)3,997,850 (r)4,000,423 (r)4,004,593 (r)4,009,178 (r)4,014,061 (r)4,018,648 (r)4,022,788 (r)4,027,658 (r)4,034,092 (r)4,040,062 (r)4,044,055 (r)4,045,919  

2013

(r)4,045,886 (r)4,045,599 (r)4,047,400 (r)4,052,849 (r)4,060,929 (r)4,070,290 (r)4,078,252 (r)4,081,804 (r)4,081,018 (r)4,079,036 (r)4,078,203 (r)4,078,585  

2014

(r)4,080,570 (r)4,083,624 (r)4,086,615 (r)4,088,313 (r)4,088,604 (r)4,088,525 (r)4,089,108 (r)4,091,325 (r)4,094,623 (r)4,097,501 (r)4,099,323 (r)4,101,133  

2015

(r)4,102,656 (r)4,103,202 (r)4,103,094 (r)4,101,681 (r)4,097,794 (r)4,091,095 (r)4,083,676 (r)4,077,619 (r)4,074,208 (r)4,074,608 (r)4,078,186 (r)4,082,040  

2016

(r)4,083,880 (r)4,082,937 (r)4,079,641 (r)4,076,666 (r)4,076,588 (r)4,079,683 (r)4,084,913 (r)4,091,011 (r)4,096,603 (r)4,100,450 (r)4,102,813 (r)4,105,250  

2017

(r)4,108,514 (r)4,113,195 (r)4,118,259 (r)4,122,788 (r)4,126,469 (r)4,128,951 (r)4,129,015 (r)4,125,674 (r)4,119,378 (r)4,111,207 (r)4,102,558 (r)4,094,875  

2018

(r)4,089,451 (r)4,086,551 (r)4,085,409 (r)4,083,893 (r)4,080,096 (r)4,074,523 (r)4,069,025 (r)4,065,856 (r)4,065,099 (r)4,066,197 (r)4,068,830 (r)4,071,942  

2019

(r)4,074,149 (r)4,074,036 (r)4,071,765 (r)4,068,704 (r)4,066,644 (r)4,066,270 (r)4,067,296 (r)4,068,959 (r)4,071,817 (r)4,075,008 (r)4,076,179 (r)4,074,722  

2020

(r)4,071,802 (r)4,068,726 (r)4,067,414 (r)3,706,625 (r)3,657,013 (r)3,876,271 (r)3,885,735 (r)3,978,475 (r)3,984,874 (r)3,869,498 (r)3,868,989 (r)3,868,206  

2021

3,866,736 3,875,576 4,115,279 4,115,809 4,061,691 (p)4,059,688              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)3,607,068 (r)3,609,777 (r)3,610,427 (r)3,609,046 (r)3,606,954 (r)3,606,012 (r)3,607,595 (r)3,610,814 (r)3,614,116 (r)3,616,646 (r)3,617,683 (r)3,617,463  

2012

(r)3,617,028 (r)3,618,134 (r)3,620,502 (r)3,623,612 (r)3,628,211 (r)3,634,283 (r)3,641,679 (r)3,650,267 (r)3,659,522 (r)3,667,327 (r)3,672,533 (r)3,675,466  

2013

(r)3,676,776 (r)3,678,376 (r)3,682,548 (r)3,690,072 (r)3,698,921 (r)3,707,583 (r)3,714,662 (r)3,719,839 (r)3,724,442 (r)3,730,124 (r)3,737,594 (r)3,745,978  

2014

(r)3,755,435 (r)3,765,329 (r)3,774,372 (r)3,782,023 (r)3,789,417 (r)3,797,541 (r)3,806,182 (r)3,815,153 (r)3,823,550 (r)3,830,840 (r)3,836,889 (r)3,842,353  

2015

(r)3,847,113 (r)3,851,046 (r)3,855,298 (r)3,859,543 (r)3,862,609 (r)3,863,788 (r)3,863,955 (r)3,863,668 (r)3,863,725 (r)3,865,040 (r)3,867,407 (r)3,869,753  

2016

(r)3,871,169 (r)3,871,026 (r)3,869,320 (r)3,867,577 (r)3,867,127 (r)3,868,262 (r)3,871,190 (r)3,875,960 (r)3,881,935 (r)3,888,678 (r)3,896,596 (r)3,905,682  

2017

(r)3,915,004 (r)3,924,265 (r)3,931,795 (r)3,936,690 (r)3,939,438 (r)3,940,734 (r)3,940,177 (r)3,937,403 (r)3,933,036 (r)3,927,697 (r)3,921,823 (r)3,916,941  

2018

(r)3,914,143 (r)3,913,429 (r)3,914,377 (r)3,915,199 (r)3,913,902 (r)3,910,579 (r)3,906,594 (r)3,903,490 (r)3,900,912 (r)3,898,896 (r)3,898,409 (r)3,899,410  

2019

(r)3,901,266 (r)3,903,199 (r)3,904,608 (r)3,906,033 (r)3,908,107 (r)3,910,405 (r)3,912,776 (r)3,915,627 (r)3,920,675 (r)3,926,676 (r)3,930,060 (r)3,928,806  

2020

(r)3,923,709 (r)3,916,788 (r)3,911,864 (r)3,129,821 (r)2,923,897 (r)3,148,827 (r)3,166,591 (r)3,389,248 (r)3,400,876 (r)3,406,685 (r)3,405,286 (r)3,403,406  

2021

3,378,406 3,376,422 3,635,841 3,648,292 3,620,308 (p)3,628,495              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)358,150 (r)355,061 (r)353,139 (r)352,764 (r)354,350 (r)357,562 (r)361,575 (r)365,780 (r)369,647 (r)373,379 (r)376,725 (r)379,177  

2012

(r)380,822 (r)382,289 (r)384,091 (r)385,566 (r)385,850 (r)384,365 (r)381,109 (r)377,391 (r)374,570 (r)372,735 (r)371,522 (r)370,453  

2013

(r)369,110 (r)367,223 (r)364,852 (r)362,777 (r)362,008 (r)362,707 (r)363,590 (r)361,965 (r)356,576 (r)348,912 (r)340,609 (r)332,607  

2014

(r)325,135 (r)318,295 (r)312,243 (r)306,290 (r)299,187 (r)290,984 (r)282,926 (r)276,172 (r)271,073 (r)266,661 (r)262,434 (r)258,780  

2015

(r)255,543 (r)252,156 (r)247,796 (r)242,138 (r)235,185 (r)227,307 (r)219,721 (r)213,951 (r)210,483 (r)209,568 (r)210,779 (r)212,287  

2016

(r)212,711 (r)211,911 (r)210,321 (r)209,089 (r)209,461 (r)211,421 (r)213,723 (r)215,051 (r)214,668 (r)211,772 (r)206,217 (r)199,568  

2017

(r)193,510 (r)188,930 (r)186,464 (r)186,098 (r)187,031 (r)188,217 (r)188,838 (r)188,271 (r)186,342 (r)183,510 (r)180,735 (r)177,934  

2018

(r)175,308 (r)173,122 (r)171,032 (r)168,694 (r)166,194 (r)163,944 (r)162,431 (r)162,366 (r)164,187 (r)167,301 (r)170,421 (r)172,532  

2019

(r)172,883 (r)170,837 (r)167,157 (r)162,671 (r)158,537 (r)155,865 (r)154,520 (r)153,332 (r)151,142 (r)148,332 (r)146,119 (r)145,916  

2020

(r)148,093 (r)151,938 (r)155,550 (r)576,804 (r)733,116 (r)727,444 (r)719,144 (r)589,227 (r)583,998 (r)462,813 (r)463,703 (r)464,800  

2021

488,330 499,154 479,438 467,517 441,383 (p)431,193              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)9.0 (r)9.0 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)9.0 (r)9.1 (r)9.2 (r)9.3 (r)9.4 (r)9.4 (r)9.5  

2012

(r)9.5 (r)9.6 (r)9.6 (r)9.6 (r)9.6 (r)9.6 (r)9.5 (r)9.4 (r)9.3 (r)9.2 (r)9.2 (r)9.2  

2013

(r)9.1 (r)9.1 (r)9.0 (r)9.0 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)8.9 (r)8.7 (r)8.6 (r)8.4 (r)8.2  

2014

(r)8.0 (r)7.8 (r)7.6 (r)7.5 (r)7.3 (r)7.1 (r)6.9 (r)6.8 (r)6.6 (r)6.5 (r)6.4 (r)6.3  

2015

(r)6.2 (r)6.1 (r)6.0 (r)5.9 (r)5.7 (r)5.6 (r)5.4 (r)5.2 (r)5.2 (r)5.1 (r)5.2 (r)5.2  

2016

(r)5.2 (r)5.2 (r)5.2 (r)5.1 (r)5.1 (r)5.2 (r)5.2 (r)5.3 (r)5.2 (r)5.2 (r)5.0 (r)4.9  

2017

(r)4.7 (r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.3  

2018

(r)4.3 (r)4.2 (r)4.2 (r)4.1 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.1 (r)4.2 (r)4.2  

2019

(r)4.2 (r)4.2 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.9 (r)3.8 (r)3.8 (r)3.8 (r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)3.6 (r)3.6  

2020

(r)3.6 (r)3.7 (r)3.8 (r)15.6 (r)20.0 (r)18.8 (r)18.5 (r)14.8 (r)14.7 (r)12.0 (r)12.0 (r)12.0  

2021

12.6 12.9 11.7 11.4 10.9 (p)10.6              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)3,970,651 (r)3,973,426 (r)3,973,757 (r)3,951,588 (r)3,952,800 (r)3,954,743 (r)3,985,503 (r)4,000,563 (r)3,976,121 (r)3,996,428 (r)3,979,070 (r)3,987,622 (r)3,975,190

2012

(r)3,979,300 (r)4,018,696 (r)4,020,958 (r)3,987,795 (r)4,004,064 (r)4,025,481 (r)4,056,621 (r)4,028,346 (r)4,018,492 (r)4,047,864 (r)4,018,436 (r)4,046,401 (r)4,021,038

2013

(r)4,052,335 (r)4,060,225 (r)4,037,902 (r)4,038,537 (r)4,052,254 (r)4,077,096 (r)4,113,334 (r)4,092,475 (r)4,064,725 (r)4,077,369 (r)4,065,804 (r)4,050,764 (r)4,065,235

2014

(r)4,078,202 (r)4,111,823 (r)4,113,307 (r)4,060,289 (r)4,075,161 (r)4,102,543 (r)4,112,690 (r)4,094,263 (r)4,066,890 (r)4,108,693 (r)4,086,151 (r)4,082,915 (r)4,091,078

2015

(r)4,101,838 (r)4,125,207 (r)4,113,967 (r)4,095,893 (r)4,097,712 (r)4,087,605 (r)4,108,503 (r)4,083,965 (r)4,040,138 (r)4,073,342 (r)4,066,094 (r)4,074,367 (r)4,089,053

2016

(r)4,075,349 (r)4,114,599 (r)4,114,382 (r)4,064,296 (r)4,048,212 (r)4,072,837 (r)4,107,522 (r)4,099,613 (r)4,089,711 (r)4,097,777 (r)4,083,100 (r)4,083,277 (r)4,087,556

2017

(r)4,105,589 (r)4,145,272 (r)4,152,923 (r)4,113,776 (r)4,102,428 (r)4,117,646 (r)4,162,115 (r)4,114,173 (r)4,124,424 (r)4,109,846 (r)4,081,237 (r)4,064,694 (r)4,116,177

2018

(r)4,088,887 (r)4,134,170 (r)4,110,556 (r)4,073,844 (r)4,050,755 (r)4,079,495 (r)4,092,471 (r)4,062,630 (r)4,034,326 (r)4,075,246 (r)4,047,106 (r)4,070,186 (r)4,076,639

2019

(r)4,075,425 (r)4,106,181 (r)4,098,983 (r)4,061,468 (r)4,039,353 (r)4,060,454 (r)4,079,665 (r)4,068,309 (r)4,059,392 (r)4,086,455 (r)4,055,035 (r)4,055,234 (r)4,070,496

2020

(r)4,083,553 (r)4,118,532 (r)4,077,377 (r)3,682,054 (r)3,640,749 (r)3,872,031 (r)3,899,031 (r)3,987,015 (r)3,965,032 (r)3,868,632 (r)3,867,981 (r)3,856,031 (r)3,909,835

2021

3,843,648 3,895,874 4,108,802 4,086,261 3,986,373 (p)4,023,113              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)3,594,815 (r)3,606,190 (r)3,626,144 (r)3,616,580 (r)3,609,843 (r)3,595,934 (r)3,611,718 (r)3,626,863 (r)3,607,130 (r)3,618,648 (r)3,611,986 (r)3,622,177 (r)3,612,336

2012

(r)3,584,357 (r)3,617,315 (r)3,635,475 (r)3,632,030 (r)3,630,941 (r)3,635,612 (r)3,651,052 (r)3,640,594 (r)3,658,157 (r)3,674,284 (r)3,661,878 (r)3,683,956 (r)3,642,138

2013

(r)3,652,488 (r)3,679,300 (r)3,684,429 (r)3,704,940 (r)3,699,475 (r)3,705,238 (r)3,735,102 (r)3,722,167 (r)3,711,697 (r)3,716,759 (r)3,734,515 (r)3,741,320 (r)3,707,286

2014

(r)3,744,626 (r)3,773,062 (r)3,792,183 (r)3,782,583 (r)3,786,244 (r)3,812,645 (r)3,808,953 (r)3,805,036 (r)3,806,558 (r)3,845,073 (r)3,824,449 (r)3,840,866 (r)3,801,857

2015

(r)3,828,551 (r)3,859,582 (r)3,873,617 (r)3,869,280 (r)3,866,447 (r)3,859,628 (r)3,874,026 (r)3,861,434 (r)3,839,840 (r)3,865,906 (r)3,857,925 (r)3,871,957 (r)3,860,683

2016

(r)3,850,010 (r)3,892,137 (r)3,898,822 (r)3,870,629 (r)3,859,358 (r)3,861,955 (r)3,877,324 (r)3,872,944 (r)3,872,323 (r)3,881,708 (r)3,888,735 (r)3,902,678 (r)3,877,385

2017

(r)3,898,939 (r)3,941,142 (r)3,969,394 (r)3,941,504 (r)3,924,572 (r)3,933,699 (r)3,956,722 (r)3,910,347 (r)3,938,551 (r)3,929,492 (r)3,916,188 (r)3,901,926 (r)3,930,206

2018

(r)3,898,975 (r)3,946,801 (r)3,934,756 (r)3,915,659 (r)3,904,198 (r)3,908,864 (r)3,915,275 (r)3,889,303 (r)3,877,516 (r)3,913,052 (r)3,891,500 (r)3,909,201 (r)3,908,758

2019

(r)3,879,525 (r)3,923,522 (r)3,930,906 (r)3,914,204 (r)3,887,609 (r)3,904,824 (r)3,910,601 (r)3,904,066 (r)3,917,697 (r)3,934,173 (r)3,916,979 (r)3,932,458 (r)3,913,047

2020

(r)3,926,771 (r)3,963,820 (r)3,906,526 (r)3,110,657 (r)2,904,983 (r)3,149,801 (r)3,166,515 (r)3,394,345 (r)3,383,725 (r)3,414,978 (r)3,416,619 (r)3,408,146 (r)3,428,907

2021

3,341,375 3,380,745 3,647,085 3,646,601 3,592,972 (p)3,618,533              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)375,836 (r)367,236 (r)347,613 (r)335,008 (r)342,957 (r)358,809 (r)373,785 (r)373,700 (r)368,991 (r)377,780 (r)367,084 (r)365,445 (r)362,854

2012

(r)394,943 (r)401,381 (r)385,483 (r)355,765 (r)373,123 (r)389,869 (r)405,569 (r)387,752 (r)360,335 (r)373,580 (r)356,558 (r)362,445 (r)378,900

2013

(r)399,847 (r)380,925 (r)353,473 (r)333,597 (r)352,779 (r)371,858 (r)378,232 (r)370,308 (r)353,028 (r)360,610 (r)331,289 (r)309,444 (r)357,949

2014

(r)333,576 (r)338,761 (r)321,124 (r)277,706 (r)288,917 (r)289,898 (r)303,737 (r)289,227 (r)260,332 (r)263,620 (r)261,702 (r)242,049 (r)289,221

2015

(r)273,287 (r)265,625 (r)240,350 (r)226,613 (r)231,265 (r)227,977 (r)234,477 (r)222,531 (r)200,298 (r)207,436 (r)208,169 (r)202,410 (r)228,370

2016

(r)225,339 (r)222,462 (r)215,560 (r)193,667 (r)188,854 (r)210,882 (r)230,198 (r)226,669 (r)217,388 (r)216,069 (r)194,365 (r)180,599 (r)210,171

2017

(r)206,650 (r)204,130 (r)183,529 (r)172,272 (r)177,856 (r)183,947 (r)205,393 (r)203,826 (r)185,873 (r)180,354 (r)165,049 (r)162,768 (r)185,971

2018

(r)189,912 (r)187,369 (r)175,800 (r)158,185 (r)146,557 (r)170,631 (r)177,196 (r)173,327 (r)156,810 (r)162,194 (r)155,606 (r)160,985 (r)167,881

2019

(r)195,900 (r)182,659 (r)168,077 (r)147,264 (r)151,744 (r)155,630 (r)169,064 (r)164,243 (r)141,695 (r)152,282 (r)138,056 (r)122,776 (r)157,449

2020

(r)156,782 (r)154,712 (r)170,851 (r)571,397 (r)735,766 (r)722,230 (r)732,516 (r)592,670 (r)581,307 (r)453,654 (r)451,362 (r)447,885 (r)480,928

2021

502,273 515,129 461,717 439,660 393,401 (p)404,580              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

(r)9.5 (r)9.2 (r)8.7 (r)8.5 (r)8.7 (r)9.1 (r)9.4 (r)9.3 (r)9.3 (r)9.5 (r)9.2 (r)9.2 (r)9.1

2012

(r)9.9 (r)10.0 (r)9.6 (r)8.9 (r)9.3 (r)9.7 (r)10.0 (r)9.6 (r)9.0 (r)9.2 (r)8.9 (r)9.0 (r)9.4

2013

(r)9.9 (r)9.4 (r)8.8 (r)8.3 (r)8.7 (r)9.1 (r)9.2 (r)9.0 (r)8.7 (r)8.8 (r)8.1 (r)7.6 (r)8.8

2014

(r)8.2 (r)8.2 (r)7.8 (r)6.8 (r)7.1 (r)7.1 (r)7.4 (r)7.1 (r)6.4 (r)6.4 (r)6.4 (r)5.9 (r)7.1

2015

(r)6.7 (r)6.4 (r)5.8 (r)5.5 (r)5.6 (r)5.6 (r)5.7 (r)5.4 (r)5.0 (r)5.1 (r)5.1 (r)5.0 (r)5.6

2016

(r)5.5 (r)5.4 (r)5.2 (r)4.8 (r)4.7 (r)5.2 (r)5.6 (r)5.5 (r)5.3 (r)5.3 (r)4.8 (r)4.4 (r)5.1

2017

(r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.4 (r)4.2 (r)4.3 (r)4.5 (r)4.9 (r)5.0 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.5

2018

(r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.3 (r)3.9 (r)3.6 (r)4.2 (r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)3.9 (r)4.0 (r)3.8 (r)4.0 (r)4.1

2019

(r)4.8 (r)4.4 (r)4.1 (r)3.6 (r)3.8 (r)3.8 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.5 (r)3.7 (r)3.4 (r)3.0 (r)3.9

2020

(r)3.8 (r)3.8 (r)4.2 (r)15.5 (r)20.2 (r)18.7 (r)18.8 (r)14.9 (r)14.7 (r)11.7 (r)11.7 (r)11.6 (r)12.3

2021

13.1 13.2 11.2 10.8 9.9 (p)10.1              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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