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New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2022

4,172.5 4,216.0 4,225.6 4,233.2 4,242.2 4,239.6 4,261.8 4,274.9 4,282.4 4,267.3 4,291.7 4,297.4

2023

4,316.8 4,313.7 4,316.5 4,326.0 4,337.7 4,334.1 4,329.9 4,339.7 4,346.4 (p)4,353.0    

Construction

2022

162.1 165.0 163.7 163.1 163.2 163.4 164.1 164.6 164.6 161.8 164.4 163.2

2023

166.2 166.1 166.6 166.6 165.8 166.5 168.1 166.9 164.5 (p)164.5    

Manufacturing

2022

245.0 247.8 248.3 249.6 250.2 251.1 252.0 252.2 252.5 251.5 251.2 252.0

2023

253.8 253.7 253.4 253.2 253.2 252.7 252.6 253.3 253.8 (p)253.6    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

896.1 912.6 913.7 915.2 912.2 912.2 915.2 917.4 917.8 915.6 919.7 921.7

2023

921.5 919.8 919.7 922.3 921.6 921.1 921.9 920.5 919.6 (p)920.3    

Information

2022

72.8 73.5 74.3 75.3 76.2 76.3 77.0 77.5 77.1 76.0 76.1 76.5

2023

76.3 76.5 77.0 76.5 77.2 77.6 77.6 78.2 77.5 (p)77.6    

Financial Activities

2022

256.3 257.2 258.2 258.8 260.0 260.3 260.9 261.4 262.1 258.5 259.1 259.0

2023

259.5 259.4 258.0 259.0 259.3 258.9 259.3 259.5 258.9 (p)258.8    

Professional & Business Services

2022

719.5 723.3 725.3 723.6 725.0 718.8 728.9 729.4 729.8 721.8 727.0 725.4

2023

724.8 722.6 721.5 725.3 725.1 719.5 713.9 714.5 714.6 (p)716.6    

Educational & Health Services

2022

713.1 720.1 721.0 724.8 728.2 729.1 732.8 735.8 739.2 745.5 752.5 756.5

2023

764.3 766.5 767.5 771.0 776.7 778.3 780.0 783.6 790.9 (p)791.0    

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

363.0 368.6 372.1 373.6 376.5 379.2 382.6 384.6 386.6 385.8 387.9 387.5

2023

393.0 393.2 398.0 397.8 399.7 401.3 396.5 397.4 398.4 (p)400.2    

Other Services

2022

161.0 163.0 163.7 163.8 164.4 164.8 165.5 166.1 166.8 167.8 169.8 170.6

2023

169.4 167.9 167.6 168.3 169.6 170.1 167.9 169.9 169.5 (p)170.5    

Government

2022

582.0 583.2 583.7 583.7 584.6 582.7 581.1 584.2 584.2 581.3 582.3 583.3

2023

586.2 586.3 585.5 584.2 587.7 586.3 590.3 594.1 596.9 (p)598.1    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

2022

4,678,306 4,693,448 4,706,634 4,725,353 4,740,508 4,752,862 4,758,983 4,762,369 4,763,708 4,764,810 4,764,624 4,764,691

2023

4,778,908 4,796,374 4,814,879 4,833,049 4,850,743 4,867,373 4,875,778 (p)4,877,543        

Employment

2022

4,439,967 4,477,726 4,511,597 4,542,322 4,568,268 4,589,644 4,605,705 4,619,344 4,611,149 4,606,149 4,605,955 4,607,487

2023

4,615,244 4,627,539 4,644,165 4,662,494 4,676,028 4,684,874 4,685,770 (p)4,674,332        

Unemployment

2022

238,339 215,722 195,037 183,031 172,240 163,218 153,278 143,025 152,559 158,661 158,669 157,204

2023

163,664 168,835 170,714 170,555 174,715 182,499 190,008 (p)203,211        

Unemployment Rate

2022

5.1 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3

2023

3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.9 (p)4.2        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary