New Jersey



News Releases:

Feb
16

Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – December 2016

In December, Chester County, Pa., had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.4 percent.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast increased 0.6 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, New York-Northern New Jersey – January 2017

Prices in the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.6 percent in January.

New Jersey Economy at a Glance:

New Jersey
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Data
July
2016
Aug
2016
Sept
2016
Oct
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,570.6 4,559.4 4,562.7 4,561.2 4,548.7 (p)4,538.1

Employment(1)

4,332.1 4,316.7 4,319.4 4,321.7 4,322.3 (p)4,323.0

Unemployment(1)

238.5 242.7 243.3 239.5 226.4 (p)215.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.0 (p)4.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

4,078.6 4,082.3 4,087.2 4,077.9 4,083.3 (p)4,086.4

12-month % change

1.3 1.3 1.4 0.7 0.6 (p)0.3

Mining and Logging(3)

1.3 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 (p)1.3

12-month % change

-7.1 -14.3 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1 (p)-7.1

Construction(3)

153.3 153.9 153.8 153.7 153.0 (p)153.9

12-month % change

3.2 3.7 4.2 4.2 2.3 (p)2.1

Manufacturing(3)

242.5 242.1 243.2 241.4 240.2 (p)241.4

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 1.9 1.2 1.1 (p)1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

875.5 876.4 878.5 873.2 874.0 (p)869.8

12-month % change

1.9 2.0 2.2 1.1 1.3 (p)0.6

Information(3)

74.8 74.9 75.5 74.5 73.8 (p)74.7

12-month % change

0.4 1.2 2.0 0.9 0.0 (p)1.6

Financial Activities(3)

257.4 257.0 256.8 255.7 255.9 (p)257.6

12-month % change

2.6 2.0 1.7 0.6 0.6 (p)1.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

652.7 653.8 660.8 663.7 669.0 (p)663.7

12-month % change

0.7 0.8 1.6 0.4 0.5 (p)-0.8

Education & Health Services(3)

666.2 665.6 672.6 672.2 673.0 (p)677.2

12-month % change

1.2 1.0 1.8 0.9 0.7 (p)1.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

368.5 369.7 361.7 360.7 364.1 (p)364.8

12-month % change

2.1 2.4 -0.2 -0.7 0.0 (p)0.2

Other Services(3)

171.8 172.8 168.3 168.2 166.1 (p)168.6

12-month % change

1.7 2.1 -0.6 -0.1 -1.2 (p)-1.5

Government(3)

614.6 614.9 614.7 613.3 612.9 (p)613.4

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Atlantic City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Bergen, NJ Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Camden, NJ, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Newark, NJ-PA, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Trenton Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Vineland Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
New York Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Allentown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
New York-New Jersey - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Current Employment Statistics - New Jersey Employment Table Feb 2017
Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New York-New Jersey Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index - New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index - New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA (1967 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
New York-New Jersey Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Philadelphia Area Employment – August 2016 Employment News Release Oct 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area: 2014-15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
Unemployment in the New York Area by County – July 2016 Unemployment News Release Sep 2016
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City – December 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Average Energy Prices, Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City – January 2017 Average energy prices News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the Philadelphia Area — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Workplace Fatalities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Trenton — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Atlantic City-Hammonton - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – December 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, New Jersey – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
New York Area Employment – July 2016 Employment News Release Sep 2016
County Employment and Wages in New Jersey - Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Union Members in New York and New Jersey – 2015 Employment News Release Feb 2016
Women’s Earnings in New Jersey - 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the New York Metropolitan Area — December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Average Energy Prices, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island – November 2016 Average energy prices News Release Dec 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the New York Area: 2014–15 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2016
Average Earnings and Hours in New Jersey - March 2013 Pay News Release May 2014
Consumer Price Index, New York-Northern New Jersey – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in the New York Area – 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2015
Middlesex, NJ Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Newark — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ocean City - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Camden - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in New Jersey – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Emergency Responders in Selected Metropolitan Areas in New York and New Jersey – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2015
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in New Jersey – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016