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New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

161,505 164,023 163,960 164,746 3,241 2.0

New Jersey

4,683.4 4,662.7 4,666.4 (p)4,694.1 (p)10.7 (p)0.2

New York

9,463.5 9,495.2 9,512.4 (p)9,544.9 (p)81.4 (p)0.9

Puerto Rico

1,184.0 1,199.7 1,188.1 1,181.5 -2.5 -0.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

8,339 5,912 5,670 6,014 -2,325 -27.9

New Jersey

303.8 179.9 172.1 (p)188.7 (p)-115.0 (p)-37.9

New York

626.4 416.4 413.4 (p)447.0 (p)-179.4 (p)-28.6

Puerto Rico

96.6 73.3 70.6 68.8 -27.8 -28.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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United States

5.2 3.6 3.5 3.7 -1.5

New York

6.6 4.4 4.3 (p)4.7 (p)-1.9

New Jersey

6.5 3.9 3.7 (p)4.0 (p)-2.5

Puerto Rico

8.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 -2.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates by City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
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New Jersey

Atlantic City

14.3 6.3 6.3 (p)6.3 (p)-8.0

New York-Newark-Jersey City

7.7 4.1 4.4 (p)4.7 (p)-3.0

Newark(1)

7.0 3.5 3.7 (p)3.8 (p)-3.2

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

6.9 4.0 4.4 (p)4.4 (p)-2.5

Camden(1)

6.7 3.3 3.5 (p)3.7 (p)-3.0

Ocean City

6.7 5.2 4.4 (p)4.0 (p)-2.7

Trenton

5.7 2.8 3.1 (p)3.2 (p)-2.5

Vineland-Bridgeton

8.6 4.6 4.9 (p)5.2 (p)-3.4

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

4.5 2.7 2.9 (p)3.2 (p)-1.3

Binghamton

5.3 3.2 3.5 (p)3.9 (p)-1.4

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

5.6 3.4 3.6 (p)4.0 (p)-1.6

Elmira

5.4 3.4 3.6 (p)4.0 (p)-1.4

Glens Falls

4.4 2.9 3.0 (p)3.2 (p)-1.2

Ithaca

4.3 2.4 2.8 (p)3.2 (p)-1.1

Kingston

4.8 2.8 3.0 (p)3.4 (p)-1.4

New York-Newark-Jersey City

7.7 4.1 4.4 (p)4.7 (p)-3.0

Dutchess County-Putnam County(1)

4.6 2.8 3.0 (p)3.3 (p)-1.3

Nassau County-Suffolk County(1)

4.7 2.7 2.9 (p)3.3 (p)-1.4

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(1)

8.5 4.6 4.9 (p)5.3 (p)-3.2

New York City

10.1 5.7 6.0 6.5 -3.6

Rochester

5.1 3.1 3.4 (p)3.7 (p)-1.4

Syracuse

5.2 3.2 3.4 (p)3.7 (p)-1.5

Utica-Rome

5.3 3.3 3.5 (p)3.9 (p)-1.4

Watertown-Fort Drum

5.0 3.3 3.4 (p)3.9 (p)-1.1

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

11.4 7.7 7.8 (p)7.9 (p)-3.5

Arecibo

9.4 6.9 6.8 (p)6.8 (p)-2.6

Guayama

10.7 7.1 7.2 (p)7.4 (p)-3.3

Mayaguez

10.5 6.8 6.8 (p)6.9 (p)-3.6

Ponce

11.3 7.9 7.5 (p)7.4 (p)-3.9

San German

11.6 7.6 7.7 (p)7.5 (p)-4.1

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

8.4 5.0 5.0 (p)4.9 (p)-3.5

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in New York Region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

146,904 151,903 (p)152,429 (p)152,744 (p)5,840 (p)4.0

New York

9,091.4 9,451.3 9,490.1 (p)9,515.7 (p)424.3 (p)4.7

New Jersey

4,044.7 4,212.0 4,225.8 (p)4,241.2 (p)196.5 (p)4.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.