New Jersey



News Releases:

Feb
22

Union Members in New York and New Jersey — 2017

In 2017, union members accounted for 23.8 percent of wage and salary workers in New York and 16.2 percent in New Jersey, compared with 23.6 and 16.1 percent, respectively, in 2016.

Feb
16

Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – December 2017

In December, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.1 percent.

Feb
15

Average Energy Prices, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – January 2018

Gasoline prices averaged $2.733 a gallon in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington area in January 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

New Jersey Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,514.6 4,515.8 4,524.3 4,521.3 4,515.7 (p)4,489.7

Employment(1)

4,324.7 4,314.0 4,311.3 4,300.3 4,285.4 (p)4,265.5

Unemployment(1)

189.9 201.8 213.0 221.0 230.3 (p)224.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.2 4.5 4.7 4.9 5.1 (p)5.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

4,129.2 4,130.5 4,124.0 4,130.3 4,138.0 (p)4,126.6

12-month % change

1.1 1.0 0.7 0.8 1.1 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 (p)1.3

12-month % change

0.0 -7.1 -7.1 -7.1 0.0 (p)-7.1

Construction(3)

157.9 158.1 157.9 157.1 158.6 (p)154.3

12-month % change

3.1 3.4 3.3 3.8 5.3 (p)2.3

Manufacturing(3)

245.3 246.4 245.9 247.0 246.6 (p)248.5

12-month % change

0.9 1.4 1.4 2.9 3.0 (p)3.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

871.4 870.7 870.0 875.7 876.1 (p)870.0

12-month % change

0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.3 0.3 (p)-0.6

Information(3)

71.8 71.7 70.7 71.8 72.2 (p)71.1

12-month % change

-2.6 -2.4 -3.2 -1.8 0.1 (p)-2.5

Financial Activities(3)

253.4 252.9 252.3 250.7 250.8 (p)249.0

12-month % change

1.7 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.6 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

670.6 667.0 666.8 667.3 667.9 (p)669.2

12-month % change

1.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.6 (p)-0.1

Education & Health Services(3)

686.5 689.1 695.4 696.0 698.8 (p)696.7

12-month % change

1.6 1.8 2.3 1.9 2.3 (p)1.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

388.1 390.3 384.9 384.6 386.2 (p)389.0

12-month % change

4.6 5.1 3.7 3.2 3.7 (p)3.7

Other Services(3)

170.9 170.0 169.7 170.4 170.4 (p)169.9

12-month % change

0.1 -0.7 -0.9 -0.6 0.9 (p)-0.1

Government(3)

611.9 613.0 609.1 608.4 609.0 (p)607.6

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.7 -1.0 -0.6 -0.5 (p)-0.6

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 Jan 2018
Bergen, NJ Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Camden, NJ, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Newark, NJ-PA, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Trenton Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Vineland Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
New York Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Allentown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2018
New York-New Jersey - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2018
Current Employment Statistics - New Jersey Employment Table Feb 2018
Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey Unemployment Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New York-New Jersey Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (1967 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
New York-New Jersey Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Philadelphia Area Employment – November 2017 Employment News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
Unemployment in the New York Area by County – July 2017 Unemployment News Release Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index, Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City – December 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area – December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2018
Average Energy Prices, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – January 2018 Average energy prices News Release Feb 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in the Philadelphia Area — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Trenton — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Atlantic City-Hammonton — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – December 2017 Unemployment News Release Feb 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, New Jersey – 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
New York Area Employment – July 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
County Employment and Wages in New Jersey - Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Union Members in New York and New Jersey — 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Women’s Earnings in New Jersey - 2016 Pay News Release Oct 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the New York Metropolitan Area — December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2018
Average Energy Prices, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island–November 2017 Average energy prices News Release Dec 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the New York Area: 2015–16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
Average Earnings and Hours in New Jersey - March 2013 Pay News Release May 2014
Consumer Price Index, New York-Newark-Jersey City – January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2018
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 Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Newark — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
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 Occupational Injuries in New Jersey – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2017
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 — 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in New York-Newark-Jersey City — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017