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Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New Jersey

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

4,552,679 4,553,050 4,552,802 4,552,390 4,553,143 4,555,798 4,560,254 4,565,687 4,570,767 4,574,465 4,575,923 4,575,109  

2012

4,573,226 4,572,104 4,572,304 4,572,964 4,574,098 4,575,467 4,576,629 4,578,329 4,581,093 4,583,579 4,584,357 4,582,248  

2013

4,576,918 4,569,169 4,560,491 4,552,734 4,545,446 4,537,662 4,528,808 4,517,350 4,503,664 4,490,616 4,480,939 4,475,815  

2014

4,474,601 4,475,891 4,478,887 4,482,331 4,486,012 4,490,716 4,496,114 4,502,037 4,507,583 4,510,847 4,510,783 4,508,668  

2015

4,506,245 4,504,414 4,503,300 4,502,099 4,499,740 4,495,690 4,490,941 4,486,690 4,483,815 4,484,030 4,487,793 4,493,120  

2016

4,497,590 4,500,079 4,500,037 4,498,429 4,496,747 4,495,078 4,493,345 4,491,870 4,490,549 4,488,150 4,484,804 4,482,046  

2017

4,480,899 4,481,131 4,481,954 4,483,081 4,483,832 4,483,739 4,482,369 4,478,833 4,473,414 4,467,252 4,461,017 4,455,291  

2018

4,451,613 4,451,311 4,453,675 4,455,913 4,456,269 4,454,891 4,452,593 4,451,235 4,452,011 4,455,423 4,461,460 4,468,865  

2019

4,475,446 4,479,889 4,483,365 4,488,189 4,495,975 4,507,329 4,521,676 4,537,449 4,553,068 4,566,562 4,575,743 4,580,151  

2020

4,580,764 4,578,805 4,576,233 4,477,672 4,479,720 4,484,485 4,604,631 4,519,468 4,376,641 4,378,750 4,500,435 4,377,299  

2021

4,403,593 4,400,717 4,419,712 4,421,267 4,414,084 4,417,536 4,425,912 (p)4,430,536          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

4,121,291 4,123,511 4,124,964 4,125,619 4,126,387 4,128,487 4,132,540 4,138,063 4,143,983 4,148,948 4,151,567 4,151,422  

2012

4,149,396 4,146,808 4,143,868 4,140,731 4,138,729 4,138,908 4,141,405 4,145,792 4,151,159 4,156,020 4,159,323 4,160,353  

2013

4,158,784 4,155,701 4,152,943 4,152,015 4,151,597 4,150,253 4,147,947 4,144,838 4,141,572 4,139,153 4,139,036 4,142,292  

2014

4,148,926 4,157,794 4,167,358 4,175,971 4,183,785 4,191,512 4,198,635 4,205,182 4,211,077 4,215,767 4,218,647 4,220,057  

2015

4,221,064 4,222,229 4,224,426 4,227,666 4,231,181 4,234,299 4,237,324 4,240,738 4,245,263 4,251,866 4,260,009 4,267,692  

2016

4,273,085 4,275,593 4,275,290 4,273,344 4,271,365 4,269,959 4,269,348 4,269,454 4,269,602 4,269,123 4,268,999 4,270,453  

2017

4,273,548 4,277,595 4,281,255 4,283,833 4,284,799 4,283,680 4,280,460 4,275,369 4,269,298 4,263,448 4,258,236 4,254,780  

2018

4,254,374 4,257,618 4,263,522 4,269,417 4,273,489 4,276,121 4,278,210 4,280,940 4,285,002 4,290,785 4,298,523 4,307,535  

2019

4,316,419 4,324,557 4,332,350 4,341,044 4,351,011 4,361,790 4,372,820 4,383,767 4,394,955 4,405,312 4,412,554 4,415,112  

2020

4,413,361 4,408,621 4,404,152 3,735,350 3,741,555 3,754,733 4,001,090 4,020,511 4,035,352 4,043,309 4,041,997 4,039,568  

2021

4,059,857 4,058,931 4,083,566 4,089,165 4,095,321 4,097,493 4,104,851 (p)4,110,599          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

431,388 429,539 427,838 426,771 426,756 427,311 427,714 427,624 426,784 425,517 424,356 423,687  

2012

423,830 425,296 428,436 432,233 435,369 436,559 435,224 432,537 429,934 427,559 425,034 421,895  

2013

418,134 413,468 407,548 400,719 393,849 387,409 380,861 372,512 362,092 351,463 341,903 333,523  

2014

325,675 318,097 311,529 306,360 302,227 299,204 297,479 296,855 296,506 295,080 292,136 288,611  

2015

285,181 282,185 278,874 274,433 268,559 261,391 253,617 245,952 238,552 232,164 227,784 225,428  

2016

224,505 224,486 224,747 225,085 225,382 225,119 223,997 222,416 220,947 219,027 215,805 211,593  

2017

207,351 203,536 200,699 199,248 199,033 200,059 201,909 203,464 204,116 203,804 202,781 200,511  

2018

197,239 193,693 190,153 186,496 182,780 178,770 174,383 170,295 167,009 164,638 162,937 161,330  

2019

159,027 155,332 151,015 147,145 144,964 145,539 148,856 153,682 158,113 161,250 163,189 165,039  

2020

167,403 170,184 172,081 742,322 738,165 729,752 603,541 498,957 341,289 335,441 458,438 337,731  

2021

343,736 341,786 336,146 332,102 318,763 320,043 321,061 (p)319,937          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3  

2012

9.3 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2  

2013

9.1 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.5 8.4 8.2 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.5  

2014

7.3 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4  

2015

6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0  

2016

5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.7  

2017

4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5  

2018

4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6  

2019

3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6  

2020

3.7 3.7 3.8 16.6 16.5 16.3 13.1 11.0 7.8 7.7 10.2 7.7  

2021

7.8 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.2 7.3 (p)7.2          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

4,513,873 4,537,869 4,547,854 4,539,849 4,549,849 4,594,803 4,623,055 4,595,115 4,548,373 4,568,469 4,559,158 4,563,166 4,561,786

2012

4,530,410 4,563,037 4,567,527 4,548,098 4,573,972 4,628,975 4,646,801 4,598,007 4,545,834 4,585,936 4,551,525 4,575,304 4,576,286

2013

4,557,459 4,558,326 4,540,821 4,528,573 4,543,926 4,598,179 4,595,337 4,548,048 4,478,200 4,466,194 4,462,927 4,458,233 4,528,019

2014

4,438,201 4,469,828 4,480,907 4,461,781 4,485,892 4,533,074 4,565,467 4,531,509 4,468,366 4,503,785 4,498,094 4,489,822 4,493,894

2015

4,477,771 4,491,589 4,488,375 4,489,228 4,514,465 4,543,321 4,554,682 4,508,933 4,435,583 4,476,557 4,475,499 4,479,268 4,494,606

2016

4,457,524 4,497,227 4,510,977 4,485,124 4,485,101 4,534,421 4,558,990 4,510,968 4,466,513 4,479,229 4,462,969 4,464,806 4,492,821

2017

4,453,339 4,478,903 4,478,786 4,475,664 4,473,634 4,521,448 4,540,137 4,500,481 4,454,773 4,453,405 4,444,430 4,438,547 4,476,129

2018

4,420,040 4,466,346 4,448,799 4,429,305 4,442,384 4,506,951 4,522,135 4,456,092 4,411,273 4,451,092 4,449,915 4,460,893 4,455,435

2019

4,459,052 4,488,793 4,482,686 4,455,627 4,477,750 4,538,882 4,584,014 4,555,492 4,525,535 4,563,758 4,564,156 4,570,393 4,522,178

2020

4,568,369 4,596,012 4,560,340 4,439,001 4,467,266 4,521,304 4,657,034 4,548,021 4,348,286 4,370,856 4,492,693 4,372,811 4,495,166

2021

4,373,251 4,403,221 4,439,157 4,391,801 4,396,150 4,480,044 4,496,967 (p)4,437,037          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

4,062,769 4,086,796 4,112,367 4,129,738 4,129,305 4,157,199 4,173,131 4,166,576 4,127,073 4,157,360 4,156,391 4,157,794 4,134,708

2012

4,092,610 4,112,342 4,130,513 4,135,160 4,147,046 4,181,001 4,178,750 4,158,164 4,132,417 4,174,179 4,158,306 4,166,159 4,147,221

2013

4,107,333 4,124,896 4,135,435 4,151,175 4,151,249 4,193,279 4,191,250 4,173,223 4,122,613 4,122,926 4,145,106 4,153,442 4,147,661

2014

4,098,525 4,124,333 4,151,097 4,181,671 4,189,536 4,233,118 4,237,720 4,220,907 4,180,293 4,227,716 4,223,565 4,227,330 4,191,318

2015

4,171,054 4,189,464 4,206,336 4,230,928 4,243,037 4,275,125 4,273,000 4,261,796 4,207,966 4,258,444 4,262,743 4,274,614 4,237,876

2016

4,223,367 4,256,058 4,272,113 4,266,083 4,269,416 4,306,772 4,312,161 4,283,109 4,248,752 4,272,459 4,271,741 4,272,378 4,271,201

2017

4,227,602 4,251,401 4,274,434 4,288,637 4,279,162 4,319,865 4,317,787 4,287,586 4,256,997 4,267,015 4,258,484 4,260,189 4,274,097

2018

4,204,687 4,247,111 4,247,258 4,256,656 4,274,995 4,317,699 4,323,905 4,280,261 4,255,280 4,305,371 4,312,063 4,313,982 4,278,272

2019

4,272,236 4,308,815 4,320,825 4,326,853 4,343,436 4,391,497 4,412,095 4,394,773 4,380,263 4,417,523 4,416,786 4,421,911 4,367,251

2020

4,381,651 4,414,657 4,370,441 3,709,682 3,724,473 3,792,057 4,025,636 4,053,417 4,015,266 4,060,114 4,059,272 4,056,458 4,055,260

2021

4,023,930 4,040,088 4,092,333 4,081,341 4,089,001 4,126,423 4,157,768 (p)4,138,206          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

451,104 451,073 435,487 410,111 420,544 437,604 449,924 428,539 421,300 411,109 402,767 405,372 427,078

2012

437,800 450,695 437,014 412,938 426,926 447,974 468,051 439,843 413,417 411,757 393,219 409,145 429,065

2013

450,126 433,430 405,386 377,398 392,677 404,900 404,087 374,825 355,587 343,268 317,821 304,791 380,358

2014

339,676 345,495 329,810 280,110 296,356 299,956 327,747 310,602 288,073 276,069 274,529 262,492 302,576

2015

306,717 302,125 282,039 258,300 271,428 268,196 281,682 247,137 227,617 218,113 212,756 204,654 256,730

2016

234,157 241,169 238,864 219,041 215,685 227,649 246,829 227,859 217,761 206,770 191,228 192,428 221,620

2017

225,737 227,502 204,352 187,027 194,472 201,583 222,350 212,895 197,776 186,390 185,946 178,358 202,032

2018

215,353 219,235 201,541 172,649 167,389 189,252 198,230 175,831 155,993 145,721 137,852 146,911 177,163

2019

186,816 179,978 161,861 128,774 134,314 147,385 171,919 160,719 145,272 146,235 147,370 148,482 154,927

2020

186,718 181,355 189,899 729,319 742,793 729,247 631,398 494,604 333,020 310,742 433,421 316,353 439,906

2021

349,321 363,133 346,824 310,460 307,149 353,621 339,199 (p)298,831          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2011

10.0 9.9 9.6 9.0 9.2 9.5 9.7 9.3 9.3 9.0 8.8 8.9 9.4

2012

9.7 9.9 9.6 9.1 9.3 9.7 10.1 9.6 9.1 9.0 8.6 8.9 9.4

2013

9.9 9.5 8.9 8.3 8.6 8.8 8.8 8.2 7.9 7.7 7.1 6.8 8.4

2014

7.7 7.7 7.4 6.3 6.6 6.6 7.2 6.9 6.4 6.1 6.1 5.8 6.7

2015

6.8 6.7 6.3 5.8 6.0 5.9 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.6 5.7

2016

5.3 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.9

2017

5.1 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.0 4.5

2018

4.9 4.9 4.5 3.9 3.8 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.3 4.0

2019

4.2 4.0 3.6 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.4

2020

4.1 3.9 4.2 16.4 16.6 16.1 13.6 10.9 7.7 7.1 9.6 7.2 9.8

2021

8.0 8.2 7.8 7.1 7.0 7.9 7.5 (p)6.7          

Footnotes
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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).