Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New Jersey

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2006

4,429,476 4,432,329 4,435,468 4,438,674 4,441,574 4,443,885 4,446,031 4,448,407 4,450,634 4,451,766 4,450,887 4,447,403  

2007

4,441,838 4,435,750 4,430,428 4,427,104 4,426,443 4,428,341 4,432,091 4,437,561 4,444,847 4,453,626 4,462,800 4,471,196  

2008

4,477,611 4,481,609 4,483,940 4,485,998 4,489,093 4,493,640 4,499,012 4,504,256 4,508,799 4,512,938 4,517,296 4,522,701  

2009

4,529,648 4,538,233 4,547,480 4,555,583 4,560,673 4,561,981 4,559,826 4,555,274 4,549,998 4,545,356 4,543,079 4,543,973  

2010

4,547,293 4,551,221 4,554,438 4,556,049 4,555,478 4,552,970 4,549,617 4,546,900 4,545,775 4,546,824 4,549,389 4,552,419  

2011

(1) 4,555,156 (1) 4,557,121 (1) 4,557,730 (1) 4,557,668 (1) 4,558,649 (1) 4,561,732 (1) 4,566,867 (1) 4,572,797 (1) 4,578,080 (1) 4,581,699 (1) 4,583,386 (1) 4,583,584  

2012

(1) 4,583,515 (1) 4,584,285 (1) 4,585,754 (1) 4,587,042 (1) 4,587,786 (1) 4,588,346 (1) 4,589,332 (1) 4,591,192 (1) 4,593,628 (1) 4,595,023 (1) 4,593,931 (1) 4,589,401  

2013

(1) 4,581,733 (1) 4,572,246 (1) 4,562,986 (1) 4,555,316 (1) 4,548,735 (1) 4,541,827 (1) 4,533,213 (1) 4,522,377 (1) 4,510,351 (1) 4,499,736 (1) 4,492,735 (1) 4,490,270  

2014

(1) 4,491,603 (1) 4,495,274 (1) 4,500,088 (1) 4,505,060 (1) 4,510,131 (1) 4,515,739 (1) 4,521,960 (1) 4,528,700 (1) 4,535,158 (1) 4,540,363 (1) 4,543,751 (1) 4,545,815  

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                    

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

2006

4,213,289 4,216,427 4,219,805 4,222,664 4,225,173 4,227,757 4,231,721 4,237,369 4,243,802 4,249,923 4,254,129 4,255,274  

2007

4,253,154 4,248,866 4,244,053 4,240,418 4,238,897 4,239,683 4,242,234 4,245,963 4,250,777 4,256,224 4,261,902 4,267,204  

2008

4,270,844 4,272,222 4,271,365 4,268,916 4,265,908 4,263,081 4,260,180 4,256,130 4,249,241 4,238,357 4,223,499 4,206,267  

2009

4,189,092 4,174,157 4,162,715 4,154,261 4,146,539 4,137,925 4,127,836 4,117,124 4,107,661 4,100,760 4,097,701 4,098,852  

2010

4,103,590 4,110,145 4,116,666 4,121,763 4,124,633 4,124,795 4,122,669 4,119,776 4,117,547 4,117,356 4,119,426 4,122,888  

2011

(1) 4,125,428 (1) 4,128,494 (1) 4,130,275 (1) 4,131,084 (1) 4,132,221 (1) 4,134,994 (1) 4,139,852 (1) 4,145,940 (1) 4,152,095 (1) 4,157,485 (1) 4,161,255 (1) 4,163,064  

2012

(1) 4,163,413 (1) 4,162,851 (1) 4,161,238 (1) 4,158,928 (1) 4,157,389 (1) 4,157,655 (1) 4,160,007 (1) 4,163,938 (1) 4,168,382 (1) 4,172,148 (1) 4,174,596 (1) 4,175,627  

2013

(1) 4,175,123 (1) 4,173,684 (1) 4,172,380 (1) 4,171,655 (1) 4,170,478 (1) 4,168,457 (1) 4,165,902 (1) 4,163,165 (1) 4,160,934 (1) 4,159,965 (1) 4,161,217 (1) 4,165,279  

2014

(1) 4,171,925 (1) 4,180,358 (1) 4,189,502 (1) 4,198,524 (1) 4,207,327 (1) 4,215,889 (1) 4,223,766 (1) 4,231,136 (1) 4,237,968 (1) 4,244,057 (1) 4,249,118 (1) 4,253,302  

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                    

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

2006

216,187 215,902 215,663 216,010 216,401 216,128 214,310 211,038 206,832 201,843 196,758 192,129  

2007

188,684 186,884 186,375 186,686 187,546 188,658 189,857 191,598 194,070 197,402 200,898 203,992  

2008

206,767 209,387 212,575 217,082 223,185 230,559 238,832 248,126 259,558 274,581 293,797 316,434  

2009

340,556 364,076 384,765 401,322 414,134 424,056 431,990 438,150 442,337 444,596 445,378 445,121  

2010

443,703 441,076 437,772 434,286 430,845 428,175 426,948 427,124 428,228 429,468 429,963 429,531  

2011

(1) 429,728 (1) 428,627 (1) 427,455 (1) 426,584 (1) 426,428 (1) 426,738 (1) 427,015 (1) 426,857 (1) 425,985 (1) 424,214 (1) 422,131 (1) 420,520  

2012

(1) 420,102 (1) 421,434 (1) 424,516 (1) 428,114 (1) 430,397 (1) 430,691 (1) 429,325 (1) 427,254 (1) 425,246 (1) 422,875 (1) 419,335 (1) 413,774  

2013

(1) 406,610 (1) 398,562 (1) 390,606 (1) 383,661 (1) 378,257 (1) 373,370 (1) 367,311 (1) 359,212 (1) 349,417 (1) 339,771 (1) 331,518 (1) 324,991  

2014

(1) 319,678 (1) 314,916 (1) 310,586 (1) 306,536 (1) 302,804 (1) 299,850 (1) 298,194 (1) 297,564 (1) 297,190 (1) 296,306 (1) 294,633 (1) 292,513  

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                    

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

2006

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3  

2007

4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6  

2008

4.6 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.3 5.5 5.8 6.1 6.5 7.0  

2009

7.5 8.0 8.5 8.8 9.1 9.3 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8  

2010

9.8 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5 9.4  

2011

(1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.2  

2012

(1) 9.2 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.0  

2013

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.2  

2014

(1) 7.1 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.4  

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

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

2006

4,393,778 4,422,337 4,424,336 4,420,857 4,427,256 4,487,171 4,520,425 4,484,647 4,418,140 4,439,900 4,451,323 4,460,383 4,445,879

2007

4,415,473 4,420,129 4,421,666 4,403,609 4,413,466 4,479,757 4,511,222 4,455,495 4,417,217 4,433,524 4,461,122 4,468,882 4,441,797

2008

4,460,808 4,465,375 4,478,557 4,470,180 4,487,200 4,544,256 4,575,393 4,537,836 4,488,387 4,513,199 4,508,499 4,523,486 4,504,432

2009

4,502,539 4,530,299 4,534,698 4,547,009 4,555,142 4,615,728 4,633,870 4,583,022 4,518,694 4,526,984 4,533,942 4,525,810 4,550,645

2010

4,518,682 4,534,321 4,548,793 4,569,810 4,560,800 4,594,818 4,619,484 4,583,768 4,523,356 4,528,964 4,538,572 4,542,589 4,555,330

2011

(1) 4,519,207 (1) 4,541,084 (1) 4,554,081 (1) 4,545,120 (1) 4,555,198 (1) 4,598,582 (1) 4,619,615 (1) 4,592,987 (1) 4,552,859 (1) 4,569,948 (1) 4,566,790 (1) 4,567,795 (1) 4,565,272

2012

(1) 4,536,029 (1) 4,569,369 (1) 4,573,422 (1) 4,564,282 (1) 4,582,244 (1) 4,641,738 (1) 4,647,096 (1) 4,598,563 (1) 4,561,146 (1) 4,590,882 (1) 4,582,293 (1) 4,576,744 (1) 4,585,318

2013

(1) 4,554,335 (1) 4,554,711 (1) 4,539,838 (1) 4,532,019 (1) 4,547,087 (1) 4,596,228 (1) 4,595,773 (1) 4,544,399 (1) 4,484,058 (1) 4,468,490 (1) 4,466,951 (1) 4,458,012 (1) 4,528,492

2014

(1) 4,451,975 (1) 4,480,461 (1) 4,496,412 (1) 4,476,172 (1) 4,502,574 (1) 4,551,453 (1) 4,583,872 (1) 4,544,038 (1) 4,497,931 (1) 4,531,601 (1) 4,525,270 (1) 4,521,441 (1) 4,513,600

2015

(1) 4,514,135 (1) 4,529,032 (1) 4,530,620 (1) 4,528,655 (1) 4,552,979 (1) 4,579,658 (1) 4,597,134 (1) 4,554,347 (1) 4,501,453 (1) 4,537,695 (1) 4,544,725 (1) 4,554,896 (1) 4,543,777

2016

4,517,057 4,553,672 (P) 4,588,485                    

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

2006

4,167,006 4,182,265 4,199,620 4,204,502 4,215,655 4,271,187 4,281,328 4,274,059 4,220,248 4,265,172 4,270,679 4,286,101 4,236,485

2007

4,205,272 4,211,895 4,227,822 4,220,449 4,234,537 4,289,533 4,298,123 4,274,597 4,236,988 4,261,228 4,284,328 4,277,012 4,251,815

2008

4,232,153 4,236,505 4,253,700 4,270,368 4,266,426 4,313,006 4,318,580 4,291,110 4,245,376 4,265,592 4,248,472 4,226,289 4,263,965

2009

4,141,862 4,139,619 4,135,482 4,161,322 4,154,921 4,188,434 4,186,660 4,155,953 4,090,065 4,099,839 4,112,974 4,095,703 4,138,570

2010

4,052,972 4,068,665 4,087,942 4,140,829 4,138,961 4,165,950 4,166,870 4,157,177 4,108,747 4,120,632 4,120,385 4,128,327 4,121,455

2011

(1) 4,068,804 (1) 4,089,475 (1) 4,113,430 (1) 4,131,373 (1) 4,136,695 (1) 4,162,510 (1) 4,171,440 (1) 4,168,968 (1) 4,133,394 (1) 4,158,493 (1) 4,164,702 (1) 4,162,287 (1) 4,138,464

2012

(1) 4,099,723 (1) 4,123,844 (1) 4,139,561 (1) 4,144,088 (1) 4,160,253 (1) 4,198,119 (1) 4,186,374 (1) 4,170,400 (1) 4,153,175 (1) 4,184,216 (1) 4,169,885 (1) 4,172,995 (1) 4,158,553

2013

(1) 4,115,532 (1) 4,135,049 (1) 4,143,015 (1) 4,159,267 (1) 4,169,799 (1) 4,204,153 (1) 4,202,612 (1) 4,183,513 (1) 4,135,707 (1) 4,130,529 (1) 4,156,372 (1) 4,156,237 (1) 4,157,649

2014

(1) 4,114,553 (1) 4,135,990 (1) 4,164,002 (1) 4,191,499 (1) 4,209,621 (1) 4,253,217 (1) 4,256,504 (1) 4,238,947 (1) 4,206,918 (1) 4,248,425 (1) 4,247,324 (1) 4,249,383 (1) 4,209,699

2015

(1) 4,200,748 (1) 4,220,360 (1) 4,238,008 (1) 4,268,542 (1) 4,290,324 (1) 4,323,190 (1) 4,321,599 (1) 4,312,911 (1) 4,273,240 (1) 4,321,102 (1) 4,338,850 (1) 4,357,026 (1) 4,288,825

2016

4,303,614 4,335,191 (P) 4,358,394                    

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

2006

226,772 240,072 224,716 216,355 211,601 215,984 239,097 210,588 197,892 174,728 180,644 174,282 209,394

2007

210,201 208,234 193,844 183,160 178,929 190,224 213,099 180,898 180,229 172,296 176,794 191,870 189,982

2008

228,655 228,870 224,857 199,812 220,774 231,250 256,813 246,726 243,011 247,607 260,027 297,197 240,467

2009

360,677 390,680 399,216 385,687 400,221 427,294 447,210 427,069 428,629 427,145 420,968 430,107 412,075

2010

465,710 465,656 460,851 428,981 421,839 428,868 452,614 426,591 414,609 408,332 418,187 414,262 433,875

2011

(1) 450,403 (1) 451,609 (1) 440,651 (1) 413,747 (1) 418,503 (1) 436,072 (1) 448,175 (1) 424,019 (1) 419,465 (1) 411,455 (1) 402,088 (1) 405,508 (1) 426,808

2012

(1) 436,306 (1) 445,525 (1) 433,861 (1) 420,194 (1) 421,991 (1) 443,619 (1) 460,722 (1) 428,163 (1) 407,971 (1) 406,666 (1) 412,408 (1) 403,749 (1) 426,765

2013

(1) 438,803 (1) 419,662 (1) 396,823 (1) 372,752 (1) 377,288 (1) 392,075 (1) 393,161 (1) 360,886 (1) 348,351 (1) 337,961 (1) 310,579 (1) 301,775 (1) 370,843

2014

(1) 337,422 (1) 344,471 (1) 332,410 (1) 284,673 (1) 292,953 (1) 298,236 (1) 327,368 (1) 305,091 (1) 291,013 (1) 283,176 (1) 277,946 (1) 272,058 (1) 303,901

2015

(1) 313,387 (1) 308,672 (1) 292,612 (1) 260,113 (1) 262,655 (1) 256,468 (1) 275,535 (1) 241,436 (1) 228,213 (1) 216,593 (1) 205,875 (1) 197,870 (1) 254,952

2016

213,443 218,481 (P) 230,091                    

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

2006

5.2 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.8 5.3 4.7 4.5 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.7

2007

4.8 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.7 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 4.3 4.3

2008

5.1 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.9 5.1 5.6 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.8 6.6 5.3

2009

8.0 8.6 8.8 8.5 8.8 9.3 9.7 9.3 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.5 9.1

2010

10.3 10.3 10.1 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.8 9.3 9.2 9.0 9.2 9.1 9.5

2011

(1) 10.0 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.7 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.7 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.0 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.9 (1) 9.3

2012

(1) 9.6 (1) 9.8 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.6 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.3 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.9 (1) 9.0 (1) 8.8 (1) 9.3

2013

(1) 9.6 (1) 9.2 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.6 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.8 (1) 8.2

2014

(1) 7.6 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.4 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.6 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.0 (1) 6.7

2015

(1) 6.9 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.5 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.6 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.1 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.5 (1) 4.3 (1) 5.6

2016

4.7 4.8 (P) 5.0                    

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

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