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May
04

Occupational Employment and Wages in Ponce - May 2014

Workers in the Ponce Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average hourly wage of $12.02 in May 2014, about 47 percent below the U.S. average.

May
04

Occupational Employment and Wages in San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo - May 2014

Workers in the San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average hourly wage of $13.52 in May 2014, about 40 percent below the U.S. average.

May
04

Occupational Employment and Wages in Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian - May 2014

Workers in the Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average hourly wage of $12.32 in May 2014, about 46 percent below the U.S. average.

Puerto Rico Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,126.5 1,126.1 1,132.5 1,145.5 1,148.0 1,152.1

Employment (1)

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992.0 995.9 1,003.1 1,004.0 1,004.8 1,011.8

Unemployment (1)

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134.5 130.2 129.4 141.5 143.2 140.3

Unemployment Rate (2)

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11.9 11.6 11.4 12.4 12.5 12.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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905.1 914.1 914.1 911.5 912.2 (P) 910.5

12-month % change

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0.3 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.5 (P) 0.3

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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23.5 23.9 23.9 23.5 23.5 (P) 23.9

12-month % change

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-14.2 -11.8 -11.8 -13.6 -13.3 (P) -16.1

Manufacturing (3)

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74.8 74.2 73.5 73.4 73.2 (P) 73.0

12-month % change

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-0.3 -1.1 -2.1 -2.3 -2.3 (P) -2.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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174.1 177.4 177.8 178.0 179.6 (P) 177.9

12-month % change

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-0.9 1.0 1.4 0.8 1.7 (P) 1.5

Information (4)

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20.6 20.7 20.4 20.4 20.5 (P) 20.5

12-month % change

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9.0 6.7 4.6 2.5 0.5 (P) 0.5

Financial Activities (3)

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41.9 42.2 42.3 42.1 41.9 (P) 41.9

12-month % change

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-2.1 -1.6 -1.4 -0.9 -1.4 (P) -0.9

Professional & Business Services (3)

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114.4 114.3 114.1 113.5 112.7 (P) 112.2

12-month % change

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2.0 2.6 2.2 0.9 0.8 (P) 0.1

Education & Health Services (3)

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124.4 128.4 129.1 129.1 129.3 (P) 129.2

12-month % change

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1.9 5.8 4.5 3.7 3.1 (P) 3.1

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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80.8 81.6 81.5 81.5 82.5 (P) 82.4

12-month % change

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0.5 1.5 1.1 1.6 3.0 (P) 2.5

Other Services (3)

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17.1 17.1 17.3 17.3 17.2 (P) 17.2

12-month % change

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-2.8 -2.3 -0.6 -1.1 -1.7 (P) -1.7

Government (3)

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233.5 234.3 234.2 232.7 231.8 (P) 232.3

12-month % change

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1.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.1 (P) 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2016
New York-New Jersey - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2016
County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico - Third Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ponce - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian - May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
San Juan Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2015
Ponce Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2015
Aguadilla Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2015