New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

3,919.3 3,924.7 3,928.8 3,927.7 3,934.9 3,938.6 3,937.0 3,946.5 3,947.1 3,942.5 3,947.9 3,928.8

2014

3,933.0 3,928.2 3,927.9 3,936.1 3,937.6 3,944.9 3,950.4 (P) 3,949.5        

Construction

 

2013

135.8 135.7 136.1 137.3 137.9 137.9 137.9 138.7 139.2 136.4 136.6 128.8

2014

134.9 133.4 130.8 127.8 129.3 127.0 129.0 (P) 127.4        

Manufacturing

 

2013

243.4 243.6 243.5 243.5 243.1 242.9 242.8 243.1 242.9 242.8 244.3 243.8

2014

244.2 243.7 242.0 242.0 242.3 242.4 242.1 (P) 242.8        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

821.4 822.8 823.1 826.3 826.4 827.2 829.3 830.1 829.4 833.3 834.5 832.8

2014

830.4 833.2 834.2 836.0 838.3 845.2 846.3 (P) 843.3        

Information

 

2013

75.9 76.3 75.8 75.6 75.3 74.9 74.9 74.2 74.0 73.5 75.1 73.8

2014

73.4 74.5 72.7 73.5 73.1 73.0 73.1 (P) 73.5        

Financial Activities

 

2013

254.7 254.9 254.8 254.8 254.6 254.5 254.9 254.7 255.0 253.4 252.7 251.5

2014

253.9 251.4 250.8 251.1 249.3 250.5 251.5 (P) 251.6        

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

627.5 627.5 630.2 629.9 632.7 634.0 633.0 634.7 634.7 634.1 631.4 631.7

2014

637.6 637.2 635.7 637.5 636.2 635.4 641.8 (P) 645.0        

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

626.4 626.6 628.5 631.5 633.2 631.2 629.5 631.3 632.2 632.5 636.6 635.4

2014

631.3 633.1 636.0 636.1 635.9 639.3 638.6 (P) 639.2        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

349.8 350.4 352.2 352.3 353.4 355.0 354.2 354.1 355.5 355.0 354.6 349.3

2014

346.6 341.5 344.0 349.4 354.3 353.5 353.3 (P) 352.9        

Other Services

 

2013

165.0 165.4 165.3 165.7 165.8 166.1 166.2 166.4 166.3 164.5 164.9 164.9

2014

165.9 164.4 166.4 166.3 163.8 164.8 163.8 (P) 162.9        

Government

 

2013

618.1 620.3 618.0 609.5 611.2 613.6 612.9 617.8 616.5 615.6 615.8 615.4

2014

613.3 614.5 613.9 615.1 613.7 612.4 609.6 (P) 609.5        

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 4,574,442 (1) 4,570,948 (1) 4,566,255 (1) 4,560,920 (1) 4,554,304 (1) 4,546,523 (1) 4,537,813 (1) 4,527,958 (1) 4,517,323 (1) 4,507,274 (1) 4,497,979 (1) 4,490,758

2014

4,474,851 4,473,005 4,476,209 4,482,832 4,492,065 4,494,466 4,494,448 (P) 4,495,295        

Employment

 

2013

(1) 4,165,076 (1) 4,168,350 (1) 4,170,731 (1) 4,171,954 (1) 4,170,417 (1) 4,166,713 (1) 4,162,842 (1) 4,160,798 (1) 4,160,840 (1) 4,162,449 (1) 4,164,541 (1) 4,167,436

2014

4,157,733 4,154,921 4,155,018 4,172,624 4,185,104 4,198,269 4,200,723 (P) 4,200,760        

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 409,366 (1) 402,598 (1) 395,524 (1) 388,966 (1) 383,887 (1) 379,810 (1) 374,971 (1) 367,160 (1) 356,483 (1) 344,825 (1) 333,438 (1) 323,322

2014

317,118 318,084 321,191 310,208 306,961 296,197 293,725 (P) 294,535        

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.7 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.2

2014

7.1 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.5 (P) 6.6        

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary