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New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2018

4,047.7 4,070.7 4,087.5 4,126.0 4,175.1 4,244.2 4,170.0 4,154.5 4,162.9 4,192.3 4,212.6 4,213.9 4,154.8

2019

4,097.4 4,105.8 4,136.2 4,179.7 4,212.4 4,291.8 4,233.5 (p)4,216.3          

Mining & Logging

2018

1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4

2019

1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 (p)1.4          

Construction

2018

145.1 148.2 150.3 155.5 159.4 162.3 162.3 162.1 160.9 163.3 164.2 161.6 157.9

2019

152.4 150.9 154.8 161.6 165.7 170.3 171.8 (p)171.0          

Manufacturing

2018

244.1 244.5 245.2 245.9 247.0 250.0 248.3 248.4 246.8 249.1 249.2 249.9 247.4

2019

247.0 248.1 248.6 249.7 250.4 252.9 253.4 (p)253.0          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

883.6 873.8 873.2 874.4 884.3 892.5 885.7 881.7 882.0 892.6 913.2 920.7 888.1

2019

889.6 875.2 876.6 874.9 880.3 891.3 885.2 (p)884.0          

Information

2018

69.1 71.2 70.0 69.6 70.1 71.4 69.9 70.7 69.2 68.5 68.9 67.6 69.7

2019

66.8 66.8 67.1 66.4 66.5 67.4 67.6 (p)66.3          

Financial Activities

2018

248.1 248.1 249.2 250.0 251.1 254.6 254.4 254.1 251.8 248.4 247.3 249.2 250.5

2019

245.0 243.3 244.1 242.9 244.3 248.7 249.1 (p)250.2          

Professional & Business Services

2018

649.8 653.0 658.0 668.3 676.2 686.5 675.6 677.2 679.3 681.2 685.0 677.3 672.3

2019

652.1 656.4 665.5 678.7 684.2 698.4 685.2 (p)682.5          

Educational & Health Services

2018

698.3 707.0 709.1 711.0 713.8 711.7 693.1 688.6 705.5 717.1 720.4 722.8 708.2

2019

715.0 718.8 725.7 727.1 724.1 721.8 709.2 (p)709.5          

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

347.5 348.8 356.2 370.6 392.0 424.8 431.7 431.6 405.3 387.8 375.6 374.6 387.2

2019

363.9 364.6 369.1 388.5 410.0 445.9 458.8 (p)454.1          

Other Services

2018

166.8 166.9 167.4 169.9 172.3 176.7 175.2 174.2 171.2 172.2 171.9 173.6 171.5

2019

169.7 169.4 171.2 174.8 175.3 179.4 178.7 (p)178.7          

Government

2018

594.0 607.9 607.6 609.4 607.5 612.3 572.4 564.5 589.5 610.7 615.5 615.2 600.5

2019

594.6 611.0 612.2 613.7 610.2 614.3 573.1 (p)565.6          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

2018

4,392,534 4,429,034 4,413,614 4,398,322 4,409,315 4,476,647 4,495,703 4,432,697 4,383,803 4,412,319 4,409,867 4,421,437 4,422,942

2019

4,429,139 4,458,265 4,450,721 4,401,625 4,424,044 4,481,379 4,537,085 (p)4,527,058          

Employment

2018

4,174,549 4,209,751 4,210,872 4,223,424 4,238,084 4,279,899 4,287,286 4,246,668 4,218,915 4,258,129 4,264,090 4,263,131 4,239,567

2019

4,226,152 4,250,763 4,268,472 4,272,445 4,291,959 4,347,761 4,379,482 (p)4,371,391          

Unemployment

2018

217,985 219,283 202,742 174,898 171,231 196,748 208,417 186,029 164,888 154,190 145,777 158,306 183,375

2019

202,987 207,502 182,249 129,180 132,085 133,618 157,603 (p)155,667          

Unemployment Rate

2018

5.0 5.0 4.6 4.0 3.9 4.4 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.6 4.1

2019

4.6 4.7 4.1 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.5 (p)3.4          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary