Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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

2004

4,350,658 4,351,228 4,349,721 4,346,703 4,342,904 4,339,901 4,339,277 4,341,121 4,344,671 4,349,102 4,353,911 4,358,951  

2005

4,364,471 4,370,059 4,375,340 4,380,499 4,386,242 4,393,367 4,402,785 4,414,338 4,426,852 4,438,226 4,447,399 4,454,014  

2006

4,456,296 4,459,318 4,461,417 4,462,670 4,462,977 4,462,711 4,463,179 4,465,242 4,468,604 4,471,761 4,473,314 4,471,980  

2007

4,466,379 4,461,102 4,454,784 4,448,512 4,443,454 4,440,958 4,441,735 4,446,309 4,454,645 4,465,419 4,476,603 4,486,573  

2008

4,494,136 4,499,396 4,502,156 4,503,036 4,502,902 4,503,339 4,505,105 4,508,260 4,512,606 4,517,609 4,522,966 4,528,680  

2009

(1) 4,536,113 (1) 4,543,572 (1) 4,550,660 (1) 4,555,809 (1) 4,557,608 (1) 4,556,188 (1) 4,552,036 (1) 4,546,139 (1) 4,540,521 (1) 4,536,549 (1) 4,535,918 (1) 4,539,503  

2010

(1) 4,546,667 (1) 4,554,603 (1) 4,559,811 (2) 4,560,387 (2) 4,556,125 (2) 4,549,044 (2) 4,541,869 (2) 4,536,697 (2) 4,533,806 (2) 4,532,943 (2) 4,533,001 (2) 4,533,252  

2011

(2) 4,534,173 (2) 4,535,430 (2) 4,535,161 (2) 4,532,582 (2) 4,528,899 (2) 4,526,620 (2) 4,527,475 (2) 4,531,384 (2) 4,537,173 (2) 4,542,871 (2) 4,546,665 (2) 4,548,413  

2012

(2) 4,549,610 (2) 4,552,410 (2) 4,556,183 (2) 4,558,780 (2) 4,559,736 (2) 4,559,826 (2) 4,560,222 (2) 4,562,131 (2) 4,566,320 (2) 4,571,390 (2) 4,575,258 (2) 4,576,284  

2013

(2) 4,574,442 (2) 4,570,948 (2) 4,566,255 (2) 4,560,920 (2) 4,554,304 (2) 4,546,523 (2) 4,537,813 (2) 4,527,958 (2) 4,517,323 (2) 4,507,274 (2) 4,497,979 (2) 4,490,758  

2014

4,474,851 4,473,005 4,476,209 4,482,832 4,492,065 (P) 4,494,400              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

4,116,629 4,120,710 4,122,374 4,122,570 4,122,436 4,123,523 4,127,140 4,133,457 4,141,631 4,150,193 4,158,291 4,165,588  

2005

4,172,520 4,179,185 4,185,548 4,191,473 4,197,577 4,204,085 4,210,939 4,218,127 4,225,426 4,232,512 4,238,918 4,244,021  

2006

4,245,847 4,248,588 4,249,984 4,249,633 4,248,277 4,247,333 4,249,241 4,254,718 4,262,649 4,271,094 4,277,803 4,281,035  

2007

4,278,411 4,274,945 4,269,359 4,262,839 4,256,701 4,252,724 4,252,007 4,254,758 4,260,664 4,268,076 4,275,423 4,281,520  

2008

4,285,407 4,286,870 4,285,493 4,281,168 4,274,480 4,267,387 4,261,108 4,255,777 4,249,912 4,241,295 4,228,959 4,213,641  

2009

(1) 4,198,337 (1) 4,183,296 (1) 4,170,459 (1) 4,159,491 (1) 4,148,717 (1) 4,137,759 (1) 4,126,595 (1) 4,116,001 (1) 4,107,409 (1) 4,101,371 (1) 4,098,586 (1) 4,099,490  

2010

(1) 4,104,349 (1) 4,111,244 (1) 4,116,847 (2) 4,119,045 (2) 4,117,428 (2) 4,113,102 (2) 4,107,852 (2) 4,103,718 (2) 4,101,282 (2) 4,100,824 (2) 4,102,016 (2) 4,104,494  

2011

(2) 4,108,289 (2) 4,112,237 (2) 4,113,875 (2) 4,111,619 (2) 4,106,271 (2) 4,101,232 (2) 4,099,759 (2) 4,103,031 (2) 4,110,272 (2) 4,118,957 (2) 4,126,238 (2) 4,130,987  

2012

(2) 4,133,988 (2) 4,136,454 (2) 4,136,966 (2) 4,134,280 (2) 4,129,418 (2) 4,125,332 (2) 4,124,612 (2) 4,128,441 (2) 4,136,371 (2) 4,145,955 (2) 4,154,614 (2) 4,160,916  

2013

(2) 4,165,076 (2) 4,168,350 (2) 4,170,731 (2) 4,171,954 (2) 4,170,417 (2) 4,166,713 (2) 4,162,842 (2) 4,160,798 (2) 4,160,840 (2) 4,162,449 (2) 4,164,541 (2) 4,167,436  

2014

4,157,733 4,154,921 4,155,018 4,172,624 4,185,104 (P) 4,198,363              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

234,029 230,518 227,347 224,133 220,468 216,378 212,137 207,664 203,040 198,909 195,620 193,363  

2005

191,951 190,874 189,792 189,026 188,665 189,282 191,846 196,211 201,426 205,714 208,481 209,993  

2006

210,449 210,730 211,433 213,037 214,700 215,378 213,938 210,524 205,955 200,667 195,511 190,945  

2007

187,968 186,157 185,425 185,673 186,753 188,234 189,728 191,551 193,981 197,343 201,180 205,053  

2008

208,729 212,526 216,663 221,868 228,422 235,952 243,997 252,483 262,694 276,314 294,007 315,039  

2009

(1) 337,776 (1) 360,276 (1) 380,201 (1) 396,318 (1) 408,891 (1) 418,429 (1) 425,441 (1) 430,138 (1) 433,112 (1) 435,178 (1) 437,332 (1) 440,013  

2010

(1) 442,318 (1) 443,359 (1) 442,964 (2) 441,342 (2) 438,697 (2) 435,942 (2) 434,017 (2) 432,979 (2) 432,524 (2) 432,119 (2) 430,985 (2) 428,758  

2011

(2) 425,884 (2) 423,193 (2) 421,286 (2) 420,963 (2) 422,628 (2) 425,388 (2) 427,716 (2) 428,353 (2) 426,901 (2) 423,914 (2) 420,427 (2) 417,426  

2012

(2) 415,622 (2) 415,956 (2) 419,217 (2) 424,500 (2) 430,318 (2) 434,494 (2) 435,610 (2) 433,690 (2) 429,949 (2) 425,435 (2) 420,644 (2) 415,368  

2013

(2) 409,366 (2) 402,598 (2) 395,524 (2) 388,966 (2) 383,887 (2) 379,810 (2) 374,971 (2) 367,160 (2) 356,483 (2) 344,825 (2) 333,438 (2) 323,322  

2014

317,118 318,084 321,191 310,208 306,961 (P) 296,037              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

5.4 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4  

2005

4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7  

2006

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

2007

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

2008

4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.1 6.5 7.0  

2009

(1) 7.4 (1) 7.9 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.7 (1) 9.0 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.5 (1) 9.6 (1) 9.6 (1) 9.7  

2010

(1) 9.7 (1) 9.7 (1) 9.7 (2) 9.7 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.5  

2011

(2) 9.4 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.2  

2012

(2) 9.1 (2) 9.1 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.1  

2013

(2) 8.9 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.7 (2) 8.5 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.3 (2) 8.1 (2) 7.9 (2) 7.7 (2) 7.4 (2) 7.2  

2014

7.1 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.8 (P) 6.6              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation and new seasonal adjustment.
(2) 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

2004

4,335,641 4,341,900 4,347,296 4,335,747 4,332,967 4,397,876 4,427,548 4,388,399 4,324,764 4,351,389 4,364,324 4,359,042 4,358,908

2005

4,325,570 4,352,590 4,362,195 4,359,306 4,374,319 4,438,342 4,472,682 4,447,426 4,401,732 4,431,181 4,442,372 4,445,688 4,404,451

2006

4,417,252 4,441,542 4,447,543 4,443,150 4,450,217 4,507,780 4,534,928 4,501,699 4,436,339 4,457,894 4,469,026 4,473,439 4,465,067

2007

4,434,554 4,437,587 4,440,807 4,423,176 4,432,634 4,490,222 4,516,156 4,465,555 4,438,721 4,448,662 4,471,762 4,475,844 4,456,306

2008

4,470,228 4,476,560 4,487,928 4,479,570 4,497,184 4,546,058 4,574,796 4,537,217 4,489,130 4,513,814 4,509,745 4,520,707 4,508,578

2009

(1) 4,500,480 (1) 4,525,747 (1) 4,533,002 (1) 4,543,075 (1) 4,547,931 (1) 4,605,350 (1) 4,625,324 (1) 4,574,549 (1) 4,515,747 (1) 4,523,766 (1) 4,526,573 (1) 4,514,578 (1) 4,544,677

2010

(1) 4,519,268 (1) 4,538,066 (1) 4,547,046 (2) 4,556,351 (2) 4,552,098 (2) 4,582,259 (2) 4,604,900 (2) 4,568,759 (2) 4,517,032 (2) 4,519,075 (2) 4,521,705 (2) 4,520,398 (2) 4,545,580

2011

(2) 4,500,369 (2) 4,517,545 (2) 4,528,325 (2) 4,512,196 (2) 4,528,162 (2) 4,565,986 (2) 4,584,562 (2) 4,558,031 (2) 4,523,563 (2) 4,539,560 (2) 4,534,569 (2) 4,536,463 (2) 4,535,778

2012

(2) 4,511,111 (2) 4,538,776 (2) 4,540,996 (2) 4,534,058 (2) 4,560,168 (2) 4,612,925 (2) 4,627,936 (2) 4,574,012 (2) 4,543,971 (2) 4,577,136 (2) 4,551,828 (2) 4,568,094 (2) 4,561,751

2013

(2) 4,555,422 (2) 4,553,566 (2) 4,538,866 (2) 4,535,736 (2) 4,555,958 (2) 4,600,744 (2) 4,601,892 (2) 4,550,790 (2) 4,506,676 (2) 4,491,161 (2) 4,486,244 (2) 4,476,785 (2) 4,537,820

2014

4,429,740 4,466,028 4,477,917 4,464,781 4,488,822 (P) 4,537,199              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation.
(2) 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

2004

4,075,696 4,092,399 4,099,805 4,117,574 4,123,831 4,175,292 4,189,298 4,187,041 4,133,879 4,167,271 4,183,794 4,184,797 4,144,223

2005

4,117,620 4,132,456 4,155,071 4,182,176 4,196,163 4,246,096 4,258,493 4,259,113 4,209,704 4,248,252 4,240,359 4,247,349 4,207,738

2006

4,194,205 4,208,313 4,228,608 4,233,392 4,242,739 4,292,823 4,295,055 4,292,747 4,239,915 4,282,764 4,286,089 4,298,139 4,257,899

2007

4,222,485 4,230,505 4,246,769 4,242,955 4,253,992 4,299,569 4,299,881 4,282,339 4,255,043 4,272,909 4,288,907 4,280,054 4,264,617

2008

4,236,940 4,243,720 4,258,334 4,273,669 4,269,968 4,307,687 4,309,132 4,284,438 4,239,451 4,258,795 4,240,479 4,219,464 4,261,840

2009

(1) 4,141,368 (1) 4,136,428 (1) 4,135,883 (1) 4,160,444 (1) 4,146,830 (1) 4,177,699 (1) 4,178,691 (1) 4,151,466 (1) 4,092,804 (1) 4,104,563 (1) 4,112,117 (1) 4,091,981 (1) 4,135,856

2010

(1) 4,054,452 (1) 4,070,071 (1) 4,084,525 (2) 4,124,713 (2) 4,122,734 (2) 4,147,763 (2) 4,145,787 (2) 4,138,146 (2) 4,098,535 (2) 4,108,851 (2) 4,101,538 (2) 4,107,323 (2) 4,108,703

2011

(2) 4,052,925 (2) 4,071,085 (2) 4,094,868 (2) 4,107,830 (2) 4,113,564 (2) 4,129,566 (2) 4,135,983 (2) 4,134,852 (2) 4,104,932 (2) 4,130,470 (2) 4,135,268 (2) 4,135,063 (2) 4,112,201

2012

(2) 4,076,739 (2) 4,096,107 (2) 4,111,127 (2) 4,125,878 (2) 4,138,935 (2) 4,167,052 (2) 4,160,767 (2) 4,142,472 (2) 4,134,591 (2) 4,168,824 (2) 4,159,940 (2) 4,160,839 (2) 4,136,939

2013

(2) 4,110,437 (2) 4,129,172 (2) 4,140,122 (2) 4,165,145 (2) 4,175,524 (2) 4,207,026 (2) 4,207,339 (2) 4,190,097 (2) 4,159,468 (2) 4,154,402 (2) 4,176,072 (2) 4,177,545 (2) 4,166,029

2014

4,087,483 4,115,818 4,137,190 4,181,153 4,189,706 (P) 4,245,101              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation.
(2) 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

2004

259,945 249,501 247,491 218,173 209,136 222,584 238,250 201,358 190,885 184,118 180,530 174,245 214,685

2005

207,950 220,134 207,124 177,130 178,156 192,246 214,189 188,313 192,028 182,929 202,013 198,339 196,713

2006

223,047 233,229 218,935 209,758 207,478 214,957 239,873 208,952 196,424 175,130 182,937 175,300 207,168

2007

212,069 207,082 194,038 180,221 178,642 190,653 216,275 183,216 183,678 175,753 182,855 195,790 191,689

2008

233,288 232,840 229,594 205,901 227,216 238,371 265,664 252,779 249,679 255,019 269,266 301,243 246,738

2009

(1) 359,112 (1) 389,319 (1) 397,119 (1) 382,631 (1) 401,101 (1) 427,651 (1) 446,633 (1) 423,083 (1) 422,943 (1) 419,203 (1) 414,456 (1) 422,597 (1) 408,821

2010

(1) 464,816 (1) 467,995 (1) 462,521 (2) 431,638 (2) 429,364 (2) 434,496 (2) 459,113 (2) 430,613 (2) 418,497 (2) 410,224 (2) 420,167 (2) 413,075 (2) 436,877

2011

(2) 447,444 (2) 446,460 (2) 433,457 (2) 404,366 (2) 414,598 (2) 436,420 (2) 448,579 (2) 423,179 (2) 418,631 (2) 409,090 (2) 399,301 (2) 401,400 (2) 423,577

2012

(2) 434,372 (2) 442,669 (2) 429,869 (2) 408,180 (2) 421,233 (2) 445,873 (2) 467,169 (2) 431,540 (2) 409,380 (2) 408,312 (2) 391,888 (2) 407,255 (2) 424,812

2013

(2) 444,985 (2) 424,394 (2) 398,744 (2) 370,591 (2) 380,434 (2) 393,718 (2) 394,553 (2) 360,693 (2) 347,208 (2) 336,759 (2) 310,172 (2) 299,240 (2) 371,791

2014

342,257 350,210 340,727 283,628 299,116 (P) 292,098              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects model reestimation.
(2) 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

2004

6.0 5.7 5.7 5.0 4.8 5.1 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.9

2005

4.8 5.1 4.7 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.8 4.2 4.4 4.1 4.5 4.5 4.5

2006

5.0 5.3 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.8 5.3 4.6 4.4 3.9 4.1 3.9 4.6

2007

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

2008

5.2 5.2 5.1 4.6 5.1 5.2 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.6 6.0 6.7 5.5

2009

(1) 8.0 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.8 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.7 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.3 (1) 9.2 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.0

2010

(1) 10.3 (1) 10.3 (1) 10.2 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.5 (2) 10.0 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.1 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.1 (2) 9.6

2011

(2) 9.9 (2) 9.9 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.0 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.6 (2) 9.8 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.3 (2) 9.0 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.8 (2) 9.3

2012

(2) 9.6 (2) 9.8 (2) 9.5 (2) 9.0 (2) 9.2 (2) 9.7 (2) 10.1 (2) 9.4 (2) 9.0 (2) 8.9 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.9 (2) 9.3

2013

(2) 9.8 (2) 9.3 (2) 8.8 (2) 8.2 (2) 8.4 (2) 8.6 (2) 8.6 (2) 7.9 (2) 7.7 (2) 7.5 (2) 6.9 (2) 6.7 (2) 8.2

2014

7.7 7.8 7.6 6.4 6.7 (P) 6.4              

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

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