Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New York

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York State

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

2006

9,496,465 9,499,495 9,504,909 9,509,285 9,509,408 9,504,503 9,496,955 9,490,780 9,488,686 9,491,027 9,495,558 9,498,730  

2007

9,498,349 9,495,187 9,490,620 9,487,308 9,487,262 9,490,975 9,498,116 9,508,724 9,522,247 9,537,593 9,553,093 9,567,589  

2008

9,579,339 9,587,804 9,594,738 9,602,753 9,613,559 9,627,446 9,642,762 9,656,575 9,666,693 9,672,743 9,674,608 9,672,963  

2009

9,669,247 9,665,829 9,664,544 9,664,508 9,663,114 9,658,108 9,647,651 9,631,765 9,613,139 9,594,675 9,582,005 9,579,203  

2010

9,585,757 9,596,566 9,605,925 9,610,031 9,606,915 9,597,146 9,583,496 9,569,901 9,558,402 9,549,809 9,542,959 9,536,069  

2011

(1) 9,531,874 (1) 9,522,832 (1) 9,512,291 (1) 9,502,427 (1) 9,496,948 (1) 9,498,612 (1) 9,507,912 (1) 9,522,834 (1) 9,540,207 (1) 9,558,110 (1) 9,574,087 (1) 9,587,131  

2012

(1) 9,598,474 (1) 9,609,518 (1) 9,619,526 (1) 9,626,661 (1) 9,631,910 (1) 9,635,999 (1) 9,639,774 (1) 9,644,698 (1) 9,651,104 (1) 9,656,427 (1) 9,659,199 (1) 9,658,975  

2013

(1) 9,656,067 (1) 9,653,130 (1) 9,653,317 (1) 9,658,529 (1) 9,666,893 (1) 9,675,568 (1) 9,681,923 (1) 9,681,795 (1) 9,674,785 (1) 9,664,787 (1) 9,655,025 (1) 9,646,669  

2014

(1) 9,639,826 (1) 9,633,767 (1) 9,628,032 (1) 9,621,806 (1) 9,614,959 (1) 9,609,301 (1) 9,606,310 (1) 9,608,060 (1) 9,614,646 (1) 9,624,023 (1) 9,635,054 (1) 9,648,031  

2015

(1) 9,661,293 (1) 9,672,711 (1) 9,680,782 (1) 9,685,063 (1) 9,685,826 (1) 9,684,159 (1) 9,682,650 (1) 9,683,821 (1) 9,688,560 (1) 9,695,941 (1) 9,704,030 (1) 9,712,520  

2016

9,741,827 9,773,368 9,808,559 9,799,689 9,760,336 9,685,870 (P) 9,600,668            

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

9,039,430 9,048,616 9,057,047 9,062,158 9,063,940 9,063,376 9,063,611 9,066,365 9,071,973 9,080,415 9,088,976 9,093,904  

2007

9,092,860 9,086,548 9,076,923 9,066,960 9,058,878 9,054,434 9,054,407 9,058,904 9,067,728 9,078,789 9,090,378 9,101,307  

2008

9,109,361 9,114,131 9,116,489 9,117,575 9,118,293 9,119,179 9,119,039 9,115,344 9,104,471 9,083,920 9,053,071 9,013,900  

2009

8,970,736 8,929,289 8,895,193 8,870,001 8,850,243 8,831,877 8,811,367 8,787,976 8,764,425 8,743,864 8,730,930 8,728,808  

2010

8,737,452 8,752,157 8,766,777 8,777,201 8,781,469 8,778,453 8,769,150 8,757,347 8,746,416 8,739,641 8,737,713 8,738,897  

2011

(1) 8,744,406 (1) 8,744,222 (1) 8,740,233 (1) 8,733,121 (1) 8,725,952 (1) 8,722,487 (1) 8,724,906 (1) 8,732,163 (1) 8,741,937 (1) 8,752,488 (1) 8,761,906 (1) 8,769,643  

2012

(1) 8,776,572 (1) 8,783,278 (1) 8,788,560 (1) 8,792,028 (1) 8,796,437 (1) 8,804,280 (1) 8,816,642 (1) 8,832,633 (1) 8,849,547 (1) 8,863,671 (1) 8,873,366 (1) 8,879,480  

2013

(1) 8,883,778 (1) 8,889,736 (1) 8,900,045 (1) 8,914,554 (1) 8,929,106 (1) 8,940,526 (1) 8,948,266 (1) 8,952,809 (1) 8,956,023 (1) 8,960,011 (1) 8,965,679 (1) 8,972,178  

2014

(1) 8,978,536 (1) 8,984,042 (1) 8,988,503 (1) 8,992,580 (1) 8,997,802 (1) 9,005,429 (1) 9,014,978 (1) 9,026,857 (1) 9,041,171 (1) 9,057,374 (1) 9,074,708 (1) 9,092,615  

2015

(1) 9,109,992 (1) 9,125,793 (1) 9,140,208 (1) 9,153,454 (1) 9,165,598 (1) 9,176,757 (1) 9,187,288 (1) 9,197,254 (1) 9,206,893 (1) 9,216,262 (1) 9,224,714 (1) 9,231,717  

2016

9,262,548 9,300,855 9,333,231 9,323,108 9,298,588 9,234,310 (P) 9,148,177            

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

457,035 450,879 447,862 447,127 445,468 441,127 433,344 424,415 416,713 410,612 406,582 404,826  

2007

405,489 408,639 413,697 420,348 428,384 436,541 443,709 449,820 454,519 458,804 462,715 466,282  

2008

469,978 473,673 478,249 485,178 495,266 508,267 523,723 541,231 562,222 588,823 621,537 659,063  

2009

698,511 736,540 769,351 794,507 812,871 826,231 836,284 843,789 848,714 850,811 851,075 850,395  

2010

848,305 844,409 839,148 832,830 825,446 818,693 814,346 812,554 811,986 810,168 805,246 797,172  

2011

(1) 787,468 (1) 778,610 (1) 772,058 (1) 769,306 (1) 770,996 (1) 776,125 (1) 783,006 (1) 790,671 (1) 798,270 (1) 805,622 (1) 812,181 (1) 817,488  

2012

(1) 821,902 (1) 826,240 (1) 830,966 (1) 834,633 (1) 835,473 (1) 831,719 (1) 823,132 (1) 812,065 (1) 801,557 (1) 792,756 (1) 785,833 (1) 779,495  

2013

(1) 772,289 (1) 763,394 (1) 753,272 (1) 743,975 (1) 737,787 (1) 735,042 (1) 733,657 (1) 728,986 (1) 718,762 (1) 704,776 (1) 689,346 (1) 674,491  

2014

(1) 661,290 (1) 649,725 (1) 639,529 (1) 629,226 (1) 617,157 (1) 603,872 (1) 591,332 (1) 581,203 (1) 573,475 (1) 566,649 (1) 560,346 (1) 555,416  

2015

(1) 551,301 (1) 546,918 (1) 540,574 (1) 531,609 (1) 520,228 (1) 507,402 (1) 495,362 (1) 486,567 (1) 481,667 (1) 479,679 (1) 479,316 (1) 480,803  

2016

479,279 472,513 475,328 476,581 461,748 451,560 (P) 452,491            

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

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

2007

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

2008

4.9 4.9 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.1 6.4 6.8  

2009

7.2 7.6 8.0 8.2 8.4 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.9 8.9  

2010

8.8 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.4  

2011

(1) 8.3 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.5  

2012

(1) 8.6 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.1  

2013

(1) 8.0 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.5 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.3 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.0  

2014

(1) 6.9 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.0 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.8  

2015

(1) 5.7 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 5.0  

2016

4.9 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 (P) 4.7            

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

9,441,643 9,474,990 9,471,150 9,457,560 9,470,230 9,590,323 9,649,341 9,577,522 9,447,560 9,503,554 9,506,104 9,507,821 9,508,149

2007

9,486,409 9,475,857 9,471,835 9,418,770 9,444,962 9,594,261 9,668,483 9,558,623 9,506,144 9,525,239 9,563,675 9,550,419 9,522,056

2008

9,577,889 9,556,268 9,572,922 9,579,399 9,608,312 9,734,450 9,813,194 9,760,437 9,675,830 9,727,841 9,696,878 9,673,860 9,664,773

2009

9,648,067 9,664,716 9,632,225 9,636,542 9,635,537 9,758,674 9,822,015 9,739,253 9,587,617 9,588,933 9,565,858 9,490,376 9,647,485

2010

9,546,265 9,565,198 9,574,286 9,648,949 9,616,724 9,675,506 9,721,397 9,678,098 9,575,209 9,547,937 9,518,599 9,476,174 9,595,362

2011

(1) 9,482,821 (1) 9,482,067 (1) 9,482,877 (1) 9,465,985 (1) 9,480,448 (1) 9,542,714 (1) 9,582,947 (1) 9,571,346 (1) 9,515,444 (1) 9,546,828 (1) 9,527,167 (1) 9,527,694 (1) 9,517,361

2012

(1) 9,514,970 (1) 9,573,815 (1) 9,567,879 (1) 9,536,190 (1) 9,617,168 (1) 9,717,116 (1) 9,734,258 (1) 9,649,092 (1) 9,608,369 (1) 9,685,311 (1) 9,594,952 (1) 9,612,222 (1) 9,617,611

2013

(1) 9,623,160 (1) 9,607,623 (1) 9,565,174 (1) 9,591,926 (1) 9,651,903 (1) 9,753,663 (1) 9,784,988 (1) 9,716,471 (1) 9,638,784 (1) 9,593,041 (1) 9,579,674 (1) 9,530,527 (1) 9,636,411

2014

(1) 9,553,298 (1) 9,602,098 (1) 9,613,835 (1) 9,526,778 (1) 9,574,209 (1) 9,661,206 (1) 9,703,193 (1) 9,625,022 (1) 9,532,079 (1) 9,618,862 (1) 9,586,774 (1) 9,546,290 (1) 9,595,304

2015

(1) 9,614,305 (1) 9,643,117 (1) 9,632,056 (1) 9,651,340 (1) 9,709,479 (1) 9,755,284 (1) 9,787,363 (1) 9,721,758 (1) 9,602,631 (1) 9,668,199 (1) 9,673,441 (1) 9,692,870 (1) 9,679,321

2016

9,706,502 9,748,023 9,773,492 9,654,837 9,640,340 9,687,037 (P) 9,700,704            

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

8,957,345 8,968,580 9,002,066 9,021,835 9,048,619 9,161,864 9,183,505 9,156,330 9,051,369 9,134,232 9,116,899 9,127,709 9,077,529

2007

9,013,408 9,015,431 9,057,783 9,024,388 9,049,004 9,164,410 9,195,730 9,125,196 9,078,301 9,102,924 9,138,707 9,093,206 9,088,207

2008

9,052,450 9,038,573 9,079,370 9,139,731 9,133,266 9,238,810 9,279,123 9,219,404 9,140,174 9,180,460 9,123,834 9,043,764 9,139,080

2009

8,899,246 8,866,043 8,842,188 8,892,977 8,862,580 8,938,340 8,982,250 8,915,014 8,764,073 8,758,706 8,752,554 8,659,858 8,844,486

2010

8,632,868 8,659,214 8,703,452 8,832,434 8,824,164 8,865,867 8,882,378 8,866,954 8,785,730 8,767,814 8,718,557 8,697,247 8,769,723

2011

(1) 8,633,127 (1) 8,647,877 (1) 8,701,218 (1) 8,729,548 (1) 8,740,381 (1) 8,760,229 (1) 8,780,064 (1) 8,784,635 (1) 8,726,310 (1) 8,760,081 (1) 8,747,192 (1) 8,726,027 (1) 8,728,057

2012

(1) 8,637,367 (1) 8,675,507 (1) 8,716,924 (1) 8,750,660 (1) 8,806,964 (1) 8,867,526 (1) 8,863,162 (1) 8,828,135 (1) 8,838,048 (1) 8,907,543 (1) 8,852,758 (1) 8,829,395 (1) 8,797,832

2013

(1) 8,748,642 (1) 8,773,120 (1) 8,803,274 (1) 8,881,901 (1) 8,930,425 (1) 8,988,572 (1) 9,018,221 (1) 8,977,292 (1) 8,921,578 (1) 8,880,006 (1) 8,909,484 (1) 8,891,021 (1) 8,893,628

2014

(1) 8,848,546 (1) 8,878,253 (1) 8,934,675 (1) 8,948,698 (1) 8,981,745 (1) 9,062,664 (1) 9,075,740 (1) 9,031,453 (1) 8,982,506 (1) 9,076,069 (1) 9,034,349 (1) 9,018,451 (1) 8,989,429

2015

(1) 9,000,554 (1) 9,038,504 (1) 9,079,689 (1) 9,135,965 (1) 9,191,912 (1) 9,247,699 (1) 9,262,158 (1) 9,238,951 (1) 9,144,420 (1) 9,210,881 (1) 9,210,863 (1) 9,233,351 (1) 9,166,246

2016

9,178,747 9,225,397 9,268,004 9,211,908 9,233,934 9,248,055 (P) 9,219,843            

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

484,298 506,410 469,084 435,725 421,611 428,459 465,836 421,192 396,191 369,322 389,205 380,112 430,620

2007

473,001 460,426 414,052 394,382 395,958 429,851 472,753 433,427 427,843 422,315 424,968 457,213 433,849

2008

525,439 517,695 493,552 439,668 475,046 495,640 534,071 541,033 535,656 547,381 573,044 630,096 525,693

2009

748,821 798,673 790,037 743,565 772,957 820,334 839,765 824,239 823,544 830,227 813,304 830,518 802,999

2010

913,397 905,984 870,834 816,515 792,560 809,639 839,019 811,144 789,479 780,123 800,042 778,927 825,639

2011

(1) 849,694 (1) 834,190 (1) 781,659 (1) 736,437 (1) 740,067 (1) 782,485 (1) 802,883 (1) 786,711 (1) 789,134 (1) 786,747 (1) 779,975 (1) 801,667 (1) 789,304

2012

(1) 877,603 (1) 898,308 (1) 850,955 (1) 785,530 (1) 810,204 (1) 849,590 (1) 871,096 (1) 820,957 (1) 770,321 (1) 777,768 (1) 742,194 (1) 782,827 (1) 819,779

2013

(1) 874,518 (1) 834,503 (1) 761,900 (1) 710,025 (1) 721,478 (1) 765,091 (1) 766,767 (1) 739,179 (1) 717,206 (1) 713,035 (1) 670,190 (1) 639,506 (1) 742,783

2014

(1) 704,752 (1) 723,845 (1) 679,160 (1) 578,080 (1) 592,464 (1) 598,542 (1) 627,453 (1) 593,569 (1) 549,573 (1) 542,793 (1) 552,425 (1) 527,839 (1) 605,875

2015

(1) 613,751 (1) 604,613 (1) 552,367 (1) 515,375 (1) 517,567 (1) 507,585 (1) 525,205 (1) 482,807 (1) 458,211 (1) 457,318 (1) 462,578 (1) 459,519 (1) 513,075

2016

527,755 522,626 505,488 442,929 406,406 438,982 (P) 480,861            

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

5.1 5.3 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.8 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.5

2007

5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.8 4.6

2008

5.5 5.4 5.2 4.6 4.9 5.1 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.9 6.5 5.4

2009

7.8 8.3 8.2 7.7 8.0 8.4 8.5 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.5 8.8 8.3

2010

9.6 9.5 9.1 8.5 8.2 8.4 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.2 8.4 8.2 8.6

2011

(1) 9.0 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.2 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.8 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.3

2012

(1) 9.2 (1) 9.4 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.0 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.7 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.5

2013

(1) 9.1 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.5 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.7 (1) 7.7

2014

(1) 7.4 (1) 7.5 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.5 (1) 6.3

2015

(1) 6.4 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 5.3

2016

5.4 5.4 5.2 4.6 4.2 4.5 (P) 5.0            

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

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