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Jun
11

Occupational Employment and Wages in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas — May 2020

Workers in the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $15.33 in May 2020, about 43 percent below the United States average of $27.07

May
05

County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico — Third Quarter 2020

Employment in Puerto Rico’s only large county, the municipio of San Juan, decreased 7.3 percent from September 2019 to September 2020.

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.

Puerto Rico Economy at a Glance:

Puerto Rico
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,050.7 1,048.2 1,051.5 1,057.6 1,064.5 1,065.9

Employment(1)

952.6 952.2 959.1 969.3 977.5 980.0

Unemployment(1)

98.1 96.0 92.4 88.4 86.9 85.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

9.3 9.2 8.8 8.4 8.2 8.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

847.4 848.8 851.6 851.6 850.9 (p)853.8

12-month % change

-3.9 -3.9 -4.0 11.1 10.2 (p)7.0

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

30.3 30.3 30.4 30.3 29.3 (p)28.7

12-month % change

7.1 6.3 7.0 44.3 26.8 (p)13.4

Manufacturing(3)

76.7 77.3 77.7 78.1 77.9 (p)77.8

12-month % change

1.7 2.1 2.2 16.2 10.0 (p)7.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

168.9 169.9 171.0 170.8 171.6 (p)172.1

12-month % change

-2.4 -2.1 -1.1 21.0 18.3 (p)10.0

Information(3)

14.7 14.7 14.9 14.7 14.7 (p)14.7

12-month % change

-21.4 -21.0 -20.3 -2.6 -2.0 (p)0.7

Financial Activities(3)

43.1 43.2 43.1 43.0 42.9 (p)42.9

12-month % change

-4.2 -4.2 -4.6 1.4 1.2 (p)0.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

119.5 118.7 118.8 118.7 118.2 (p)118.5

12-month % change

-3.6 -4.7 -4.5 9.1 7.7 (p)5.5

Education & Health Services(3)

111.2 110.6 110.9 111.2 111.1 (p)111.4

12-month % change

-7.1 -7.5 -6.9 4.7 4.8 (p)4.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

70.9 73.0 73.0 72.9 73.2 (p)74.7

12-month % change

-12.4 -9.7 -9.3 44.6 38.1 (p)24.1

Other Services(3)

16.3 16.3 16.3 16.3 16.4 (p)16.4

12-month % change

-9.9 -9.9 -9.4 21.6 16.3 (p)9.3

Government(3)

195.8 194.8 195.5 195.6 195.6 (p)196.6

12-month % change

-1.5 -2.1 -4.2 -2.7 1.2 (p)2.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) 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 Jul 2021
New York-New Jersey - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2021
County Employment and Wages in Puerto Rico — Third Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in San Juan-Carolina-Caguas — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
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 Jul 2021
Ponce Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Aguadilla Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021