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New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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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

2018

4,138.9 4,150.6 4,145.0 4,148.0 4,147.9 4,157.0 4,153.7 4,153.7 4,152.6 4,175.6 4,178.6 4,179.1

2019

4,191.3 4,186.2 4,192.5 4,201.4 4,194.4 4,202.5 4,199.3 (p)4,200.4        

Construction

2018

156.2 159.3 159.5 157.2 156.9 157.1 156.4 156.2 156.5 158.4 160.4 161.2

2019

163.2 162.5 163.7 164.1 164.4 164.9 165.4 (p)165.0        

Manufacturing

2018

246.3 246.6 246.7 247.3 246.9 247.4 246.8 247.0 246.7 248.6 249.1 249.2

2019

249.5 249.8 249.9 250.5 250.0 251.0 252.1 (p)251.5        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

889.8 890.9 888.7 887.1 887.6 886.9 887.7 885.1 884.3 890.9 894.1 893.4

2019

892.7 889.6 889.2 886.7 884.5 887.4 887.9 (p)887.4        

Information

2018

70.0 71.6 70.3 70.1 70.1 70.4 69.3 69.9 69.3 68.7 68.3 67.5

2019

67.6 67.3 67.2 66.8 66.5 66.9 67.1 (p)66.1        

Financial Activities

2018

250.7 250.9 251.2 251.6 251.4 251.5 251.2 251.3 251.4 249.1 248.6 248.9

2019

247.3 245.7 245.8 244.6 245.6 245.6 245.6 (p)246.5        

Professional & Business Services

2018

670.9 672.1 671.9 673.6 674.1 674.9 671.9 671.4 670.8 673.4 674.3 672.3

2019

676.3 677.6 680.2 683.7 682.0 684.5 676.9 (p)677.2        

Educational & Health Services

2018

703.4 706.5 705.3 706.9 707.0 708.0 705.6 705.6 708.3 712.4 713.5 714.4

2019

717.9 717.6 721.1 723.2 719.8 720.4 720.6 (p)722.9        

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

381.8 382.2 383.0 384.0 382.9 387.0 389.8 391.4 389.7 395.9 393.6 393.1

2019

402.5 401.0 399.8 403.7 404.2 402.5 404.9 (p)401.2        

Other Services

2018

170.0 170.2 169.5 170.6 171.2 171.7 171.8 171.9 172.0 173.7 173.0 174.3

2019

173.2 172.6 173.5 175.2 173.7 175.1 174.5 (p)176.0        

Government

2018

598.4 598.9 597.5 598.2 598.4 600.7 601.8 602.5 602.2 603.1 602.3 603.4

2019

599.7 601.1 600.7 601.5 602.3 602.8 602.9 (p)605.2        

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

2018

4,429,810 4,425,461 4,422,938 4,420,992 4,418,909 4,417,050 4,416,691 4,417,547 4,419,916 4,422,755 4,424,320 4,424,774

2019

4,434,898 4,444,312 4,451,699 4,449,524 4,447,146 4,443,351 4,445,721 (p)4,457,072        

Employment

2018

4,226,402 4,226,114 4,227,770 4,230,089 4,232,238 4,234,716 4,238,571 4,242,782 4,247,482 4,251,366 4,252,193 4,252,016

2019

4,259,254 4,265,000 4,271,127 4,274,830 4,279,762 4,286,878 4,298,776 (p)4,315,189        

Unemployment

2018

203,408 199,347 195,168 190,903 186,671 182,334 178,120 174,765 172,434 171,389 172,127 172,758

2019

175,644 179,312 180,572 174,694 167,384 156,473 146,945 (p)141,883        

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

2019

4.0 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.3 (p)3.2        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary