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Apr
07

County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico - Third Quarter 2015

Puerto Rico’s only large county, the municipio of San Juan, reported an employment increase of 0.4 percent from September 2014 to September 2015.

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.

Puerto Rico Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,135.7 1,133.6 1,136.2 1,139.9 1,135.0 1,137.0

Employment (1)

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1,003.1 999.6 1,003.2 1,006.8 1,007.7 1,007.5

Unemployment (1)

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132.6 134.0 133.0 133.2 127.3 129.5

Unemployment Rate (2)

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11.7 11.8 11.7 11.7 11.2 11.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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892.0 892.5 891.7 890.5 891.3 (P) 892.6

12-month % change

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-1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.3 -0.7 (P) -0.8

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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23.2 23.0 22.7 22.2 22.2 (P) 21.9

12-month % change

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-13.4 -13.5 -13.4 -14.3 -13.3 (P) -12.0

Manufacturing (3)

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72.2 72.2 71.9 71.7 72.0 (P) 72.3

12-month % change

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-3.5 -3.3 -3.5 -4.0 -3.7 (P) -3.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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175.0 175.2 174.8 174.6 175.7 (P) 176.0

12-month % change

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0.7 0.8 0.6 0.6 1.2 (P) 1.6

Information (4)

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20.6 20.5 20.3 20.3 20.0 (P) 19.9

12-month % change

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3.5 1.0 -1.5 -2.9 -3.4 (P) -3.4

Financial Activities (3)

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41.4 41.6 41.4 41.2 40.9 (P) 41.2

12-month % change

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-1.7 -1.2 -1.9 -2.1 -2.9 (P) -2.1

Professional & Business Services (3)

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110.6 109.9 110.9 110.5 112.4 (P) 111.8

12-month % change

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-2.0 -2.6 -1.5 -2.0 0.2 (P) 0.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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120.3 121.1 120.7 120.9 121.0 (P) 122.0

12-month % change

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-2.4 -2.3 -2.1 -1.7 -1.7 (P) -0.5

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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81.7 81.8 81.9 82.6 82.3 (P) 82.6

12-month % change

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0.7 1.0 1.1 2.0 1.6 (P) 1.6

Other Services (3)

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17.7 17.7 17.6 17.6 17.5 (P) 17.4

12-month % change

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-2.2 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 (P) -1.7

Government (3)

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229.3 229.5 229.5 228.9 227.3 (P) 227.5

12-month % change

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-1.6 -1.5 -1.6 -0.7 0.3 (P) -1.4

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 Aug 2016
New York-New Jersey - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2016
County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico - Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2016
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 Aug 2016
Ponce Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2016
Aguadilla Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2016