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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

2019

4,186.0 4,185.2 4,190.2 4,193.4 4,186.9 4,192.0 4,196.5 4,198.3 4,199.0 4,211.5 4,219.2 4,226.4

2020

4,240.8 4,241.9 4,166.8 (p)3,409.1                

Construction

2019

159.8 158.9 159.6 160.0 159.4 159.1 159.5 160.4 160.7 160.6 160.4 159.5

2020

162.9 166.6 166.2 (p)122.4                

Manufacturing

2019

251.5 251.5 252.2 252.1 251.9 251.7 251.8 250.8 251.0 250.0 252.5 252.1

2020

252.6 253.0 253.0 (p)219.1                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

887.6 886.1 887.3 885.2 884.4 885.6 886.8 887.9 887.6 888.4 891.8 894.1

2020

895.9 894.6 889.8 (p)732.3                

Information

2019

67.6 66.8 67.1 67.4 67.4 67.5 67.4 68.0 67.7 67.5 66.9 66.5

2020

66.3 66.4 65.7 (p)60.6                

Financial Activities

2019

252.8 252.6 252.5 252.7 252.6 252.9 252.5 252.8 252.4 250.9 251.1 251.2

2020

252.0 253.5 250.6 (p)237.8                

Professional & Business Services

2019

681.5 682.3 682.7 685.9 683.2 683.9 683.7 684.7 685.2 688.8 690.7 692.7

2020

693.2 690.3 680.2 (p)590.1                

Educational & Health Services

2019

713.8 713.9 715.4 716.0 715.6 716.7 716.7 718.0 718.7 723.1 724.1 724.8

2020

728.8 730.6 721.0 (p)607.9                

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

394.3 394.7 395.2 394.2 393.9 393.4 393.1 392.9 392.2 397.1 399.9 400.4

2020

402.2 404.0 379.5 (p)143.0                

Other Services

2019

172.5 172.8 173.0 173.7 173.6 173.5 173.9 174.1 173.9 176.1 174.9 174.5

2020

175.2 173.5 171.9 (p)114.7                

Government

2019

603.2 604.2 603.9 604.9 603.5 606.3 609.7 607.2 608.1 607.5 605.4 609.1

2020

610.2 607.9 587.4 (p)579.8                

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

2019

(r)4,456,587 (r)4,457,146 (r)4,455,781 (r)4,455,716 (r)4,459,791 (r)4,469,516 (r)4,486,272 (r)4,505,661 (r)4,523,734 (r)4,536,222 (r)4,537,131 (r)4,535,046

2020

4,551,684 4,564,128 4,588,196 (p)4,469,885                

Employment

2019

(r)4,291,177 (r)4,295,671 (r)4,299,568 (r)4,304,824 (r)4,312,707 (r)4,323,243 (r)4,336,736 (r)4,350,169 (r)4,361,752 (r)4,369,115 (r)4,368,963 (r)4,367,342

2020

4,379,423 4,390,255 4,419,828 (p)3,784,340                

Unemployment

2019

(r)165,410 (r)161,475 (r)156,213 (r)150,892 (r)147,084 (r)146,273 (r)149,536 (r)155,492 (r)161,982 (r)167,107 (r)168,168 (r)167,704

2020

172,261 173,873 168,368 (p)685,545                

Unemployment Rate

2019

(r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)3.5 (r)3.4 (r)3.3 (r)3.3 (r)3.3 (r)3.5 (r)3.6 (r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)3.7

2020

3.8 3.8 3.7 (p)15.3                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised