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Economy at a Glance
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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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Data
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022
Sept
2022
Oct
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,209.5 1,199.7 1,188.1 1,181.5 (2)- (2)-

Employment(1)

1,134.1 1,126.4 1,117.4 1,112.8 (2)- (2)-

Unemployment(1)

75.4 73.3 70.6 68.8 (2)- (2)-

Unemployment Rate(3)

6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 (2)- (2)-

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

916.6 913.9 920.7 925.0 925.5 (p)926.6

12-month % change

6.1 4.9 4.2 4.5 3.9 (p)3.3

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

31.7 31.7 32.1 32.4 32.5 (p)32.9

12-month % change

10.1 8.9 11.1 10.2 8.3 (p)7.2

Manufacturing(4)

82.8 83.5 83.6 83.7 84.2 (p)84.4

12-month % change

8.5 8.4 8.2 8.0 7.3 (p)5.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

183.3 183.8 184.0 185.1 185.8 (p)186.1

12-month % change

5.0 3.7 2.5 3.0 2.0 (p)1.5

Information(4)

15.3 15.3 15.5 15.5 15.5 (p)15.5

12-month % change

0.7 4.1 1.3 2.0 2.0 (p)0.6

Financial Activities(4)

45.7 45.9 46.3 46.7 47.1 (p)47.1

12-month % change

3.9 4.1 5.0 5.4 6.3 (p)5.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

141.0 141.3 141.4 140.8 139.2 (p)137.9

12-month % change

11.4 9.7 7.9 7.2 4.7 (p)3.9

Education & Health Services(4)

118.0 118.7 119.6 119.0 119.0 (p)119.3

12-month % change

4.3 4.0 3.4 2.2 2.9 (p)2.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

86.4 87.3 88.8 90.0 90.7 (p)91.2

12-month % change

16.4 16.2 13.4 14.5 13.8 (p)11.2

Other Services(4)

17.8 17.8 18.1 18.0 18.0 (p)18.0

12-month % change

2.9 2.9 4.0 3.4 2.3 (p)1.7

Government(4)

194.6 188.6 191.3 193.8 193.5 (p)194.2

12-month % change

0.2 -2.7 -2.2 -1.0 -0.8 (p)-0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Not available.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: December 02, 2022

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

Puerto Rico includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

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