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New Jersey: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
New Jersey
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2022

4,093.7 4,145.6 4,177.1 4,216.6 4,257.0 4,314.4 4,276.7 4,267.7 4,277.0 4,290.9 4,326.0 4,334.3 4,248.1

2023

4,223.2 4,235.3 4,252.4 4,298.0 4,348.1 4,421.2 4,364.6 4,360.3 4,354.5 (p)4,373.9      

Mining & Logging

2022

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

2023

1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8      

Construction

2022

151.6 153.6 157.3 162.8 165.6 167.5 168.8 169.2 168.1 166.9 165.7 162.7 163.3

2023

154.9 156.1 158.5 166.0 168.3 171.4 174.1 173.6 169.2 (p)169.3      

Manufacturing

2022

243.1 246.6 248.0 249.2 249.9 252.5 253.2 252.6 251.7 250.9 251.0 252.4 250.1

2023

250.8 252.3 252.7 252.9 253.3 255.1 254.2 254.9 254.3 (p)253.0      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

896.8 900.9 901.7 902.1 906.0 914.9 912.5 911.4 908.9 920.2 936.5 949.4 913.4

2023

916.9 907.4 906.5 907.7 914.0 925.5 919.8 916.8 914.4 (p)923.0      

Information

2022

71.7 73.2 73.8 75.4 76.5 77.1 77.5 78.4 77.0 76.5 76.4 76.4 75.8

2023

74.7 75.8 76.1 75.7 76.7 79.2 78.5 78.8 78.7 (p)78.2      

Financial Activities

2022

254.0 255.1 256.5 257.7 259.1 261.9 263.2 263.5 261.5 258.0 260.4 260.3 259.3

2023

258.3 258.6 256.5 257.3 258.0 260.8 262.0 261.7 258.9 (p)258.1      

Professional & Business Services

2022

702.5 708.5 714.3 723.4 727.8 730.4 734.5 729.3 727.9 730.4 737.9 733.8 725.1

2023

698.7 701.8 705.0 721.0 726.3 729.7 721.8 724.0 720.6 (p)724.2      

Educational & Health Services

2022

709.7 722.0 726.0 729.3 733.3 731.5 719.7 717.4 737.3 748.7 758.7 762.3 733.0

2023

759.3 766.8 770.4 772.7 781.1 781.6 773.4 772.6 786.6 (p)794.4      

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

327.8 334.4 344.9 358.0 380.7 412.8 427.1 425.2 395.2 378.7 372.8 368.9 377.2

2023

357.8 355.8 367.8 382.1 404.5 445.7 448.7 443.6 408.5 (p)393.2      

Other Services

2022

157.3 159.5 161.1 163.6 166.0 169.7 169.1 168.6 165.9 167.4 170.0 170.8 165.8

2023

165.1 164.9 163.9 166.8 169.9 174.2 171.7 172.9 167.9 (p)170.3      

Government

2022

577.6 590.2 591.9 593.5 590.4 594.4 549.4 550.4 581.8 591.5 594.9 595.6 583.5

2023

585.0 594.1 593.3 594.0 594.2 596.2 558.6 559.6 593.6 (p)608.4      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

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

Labor Force

2022

4,657,359 4,688,627 4,717,858 4,699,368 4,719,435 4,766,052 4,791,532 4,786,079 4,741,051 4,774,158 4,761,059 4,775,069 4,739,804

2023

4,812,635 4,848,662 4,864,957 4,840,452 4,850,930 4,916,903 4,919,390 (p)4,883,335          

Employment

2022

4,396,989 4,449,131 4,510,010 4,525,585 4,552,717 4,595,978 4,619,826 4,635,174 4,609,996 4,632,792 4,614,537 4,626,615 4,564,113

2023

4,619,231 4,649,908 4,678,279 4,690,566 4,664,228 4,694,637 4,685,973 (p)4,636,894          

Unemployment

2022

260,370 239,496 207,848 173,783 166,718 170,074 171,706 150,905 131,055 141,366 146,522 148,454 175,691

2023

193,404 198,754 186,678 149,886 186,702 222,266 233,417 (p)246,441          

Unemployment Rate

2022

5.6 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.2 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.7

2023

4.0 4.1 3.8 3.1 3.8 4.5 4.7 (p)5.0          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary