New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

3,987.9 3,988.7 3,991.3 4,002.5 4,018.1 4,021.6 4,025.9 4,028.6 4,031.6 4,051.4 4,060.4 4,072.8

2016

4,057.1 4,051.9 (P) 4,069.2                  

Construction

 

2015

145.7 146.0 145.2 147.5 148.5 149.0 148.6 148.4 147.6 147.5 149.5 150.7

2016

150.5 149.9 (P) 152.9                  

Manufacturing

 

2015

238.2 237.7 237.4 237.4 237.8 238.3 238.8 238.7 238.6 238.5 237.7 238.0

2016

237.7 238.5 (P) 238.3                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

846.5 846.5 848.2 850.2 853.5 856.3 859.0 859.5 859.9 863.5 863.0 864.6

2016

865.3 867.1 (P) 870.0                  

Information

 

2015

74.9 74.7 74.5 74.6 74.7 74.7 74.5 74.0 74.0 73.8 73.8 73.5

2016

75.2 74.7 (P) 75.3                  

Financial Activities

 

2015

247.0 247.1 247.5 248.9 249.6 250.3 250.9 251.9 252.5 254.2 254.5 254.8

2016

251.7 254.0 (P) 255.0                  

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

644.1 644.7 644.9 648.4 650.2 649.4 648.2 648.3 650.2 661.0 665.9 669.2

2016

659.4 651.4 (P) 653.0                  

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

652.4 652.9 654.3 655.0 656.2 658.6 658.5 659.0 660.6 666.4 668.1 670.7

2016

667.8 669.3 (P) 672.7                  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

355.6 355.9 355.6 357.1 360.5 357.6 360.8 361.2 362.3 363.1 364.0 364.2

2016

365.4 363.4 (P) 366.9                  

Other Services

 

2015

168.6 168.3 168.5 168.8 169.3 169.4 169.0 169.3 169.4 168.3 168.1 171.1

2016

171.6 169.6 (P) 170.8                  

Government

 

2015

613.4 613.4 613.8 613.2 616.4 616.6 616.2 616.9 615.1 613.7 614.4 614.6

2016

611.1 612.6 (P) 612.9                  

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 4,546,736 (1) 4,546,561 (1) 4,545,099 (1) 4,542,482 (1) 4,539,384 (1) 4,536,887 (1) 4,536,526 (1) 4,538,814 (1) 4,543,393 (1) 4,549,186 (1) 4,555,034 (1) 4,560,931

2016

4,561,881 4,565,949 (P) 4,579,089                  

Employment

 

2015

(1) 4,257,138 (1) 4,261,074 (1) 4,265,464 (1) 4,270,293 (1) 4,275,542 (1) 4,281,490 (1) 4,288,980 (1) 4,298,219 (1) 4,308,989 (1) 4,320,440 (1) 4,331,308 (1) 4,340,882

2016

4,354,804 4,367,582 (P) 4,378,486                  

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 289,598 (1) 285,487 (1) 279,635 (1) 272,189 (1) 263,842 (1) 255,397 (1) 247,546 (1) 240,595 (1) 234,404 (1) 228,746 (1) 223,726 (1) 220,049

2016

207,077 198,367 (P) 200,603                  

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 6.4 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.8

2016

4.5 4.3 (P) 4.4                  

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary