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News Releases:

Mar
25

County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico — Third Quarter 2019

Employment in Puerto Rico’s only large county, the municipio of San Juan, increased 1.7 percent from September 2018 to September 2019.

Jun
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas — May 2018

Workers in the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $14.61 in May 2018, about 42 percent below the United States average.

Apr
18

County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico — Third Quarter 2018

Employment in Puerto Rico’s only large county, the municipio of San Juan, increased 1.3 percent from September 2017 to September 2018.

Puerto Rico Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)-

Employment(1)

(2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)-

Unemployment(1)

(2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)-

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)- (2)-

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

884.9 765.4 780.7 803.1 805.5 (p)818.3

12-month % change

0.6 -12.8 -11.0 -8.8 -9.0 (p)-7.3

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

25.9 15.2 18.6 20.5 19.9 (p)19.9

12-month % change

-6.2 -43.9 -31.4 -24.6 -26.6 (p)-26.6

Manufacturing(4)

74.9 69.8 72.6 74.6 74.4 (p)75.1

12-month % change

0.4 -6.8 -3.2 -0.7 -0.9 (p)-0.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

173.8 132.1 145.9 152.4 156.6 (p)159.2

12-month % change

-0.6 -24.2 -16.1 -12.2 -9.9 (p)-8.5

Information(4)

16.3 15.6 15.1 15.1 15.2 (p)15.3

12-month % change

-0.6 -3.7 -5.6 -5.0 -4.4 (p)-2.5

Financial Activities(4)

44.8 43.6 43.3 43.7 43.6 (p)43.6

12-month % change

2.1 -0.7 -1.4 -0.7 -1.1 (p)-1.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

121.1 105.4 104.1 106.9 109.2 (p)110.7

12-month % change

-2.7 -14.5 -15.6 -13.8 -11.9 (p)-11.2

Education & Health Services(4)

119.9 114.5 113.0 114.8 115.1 (p)114.6

12-month % change

0.7 -3.5 -5.1 -4.3 -4.2 (p)-4.5

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

82.3 46.9 49.1 57.4 59.2 (p)58.7

12-month % change

6.2 -40.7 -38.3 -28.4 -27.4 (p)-27.7

Other Services(4)

18.0 15.3 16.6 16.5 17.0 (p)16.8

12-month % change

-0.6 -15.0 -8.3 -8.8 -6.1 (p)-7.7

Government(4)

207.9 207.0 202.4 201.2 195.3 (p)204.4

12-month % change

2.4 2.4 0.6 -0.8 -5.0 (p)1.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Not available.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2020
New York-New Jersey - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2020
County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico — Third Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ponce — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Aguadilla-Isabela — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
San Juan Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Ponce Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Aguadilla Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020