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New York-New Jersey - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

160,801          

New Jersey

(r)4,672.3 4,617.9 4,634.0 (p)4,648.6 (p)(r)-23.7 (p)(r)-0.5

New York

(r)9,519.8 9,373.2 9,404.0 (p)9,457.8 (p)(r)-62.0 (p)(r)-0.7

Puerto Rico

(r)1,161.3 1,216.6 1,215.2 1,209.5 (r)48.2 (r)4.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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9,251          

New Jersey

(r)310.3 192.5 189.4 (p)181.7 (p)(r)-128.6 (p)(r)-41.4

New York

(r)702.1 428.7 422.1 (p)414.8 (p)(r)-287.2 (p)(r)-40.9

Puerto Rico

(r)94.0 79.7 77.6 75.4 (r)-18.6 (r)-19.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the New York Region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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United States

5.8        

New York

(r)7.4 4.6 4.5 (p)4.4 (p)(r)-3.0

New Jersey

(r)6.6 4.2 4.1 (p)3.9 (p)(r)-2.7

Puerto Rico

(r)8.1 6.5 6.4 6.2 (r)-1.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates by City or Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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New Jersey

Atlantic City

(1)14.4 6.7 6.1 (p)6.1 (p)(1)-8.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City

(1)7.5 4.7 4.2 (p)4.2 (p)(1)-3.3

Newark(2)

(1)6.6 4.2 3.6 (p)3.5 (p)(1)-3.1

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington

(1)6.5 4.4 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)(1)-2.5

Camden(2)

(1)6.3 3.9 3.3 (p)3.3 (p)(1)-3.0

Ocean City

(1)8.4 9.2 6.9 (p)5.2 (p)(1)-3.2

Trenton

(1)5.4 3.3 2.9 (p)2.8 (p)(1)-2.6

Vineland-Bridgeton

(1)7.5 5.8 4.8 (p)4.5 (p)(1)-3.0

New York

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

(1)4.3 3.3 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)(1)-1.6

Binghamton

(1)4.8 4.2 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)(1)-1.6

Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls

(1)5.4 4.3 3.5 (p)3.4 (p)(1)-2.0

Elmira

(1)5.2 4.1 3.4 (p)3.4 (p)(1)-1.8

Glens Falls

(1)4.5 4.1 3.2 (p)2.9 (p)(1)-1.6

Ithaca

(1)3.5 2.7 2.3 (p)2.4 (p)(1)-1.1

Kingston

(1)4.6 3.5 2.9 (p)2.8 (p)(1)-1.8

New York-Newark-Jersey City

(1)7.5 4.7 4.2 (p)4.2 (p)(1)-3.3

Dutchess County-Putnam County(2)

(1)4.3 3.3 2.7 (p)2.8 (p)(1)-1.5

Nassau County-Suffolk County(2)

(1)4.5 3.4 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)(1)-1.8

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

(1)8.4 5.1 4.7 (p)4.6 (p)(1)-3.8

New York City

(r)10.2 6.1 5.8 (p)5.7 (p)(r)-4.5

Rochester

(1)4.9 3.8 3.1 (p)3.1 (p)(1)-1.8

Syracuse

(1)4.9 3.9 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)(1)-1.7

Utica-Rome

(1)5.0 4.2 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)(1)-1.7

Watertown-Fort Drum

(1)4.7 4.7 3.8 (p)3.3 (p)(1)-1.4

Puerto Rico

Aguadilla-Isabela

(1)9.6 7.6 7.8 (p)7.7 (p)(1)-1.9

Arecibo

(1)8.5 6.6 6.9 (p)6.9 (p)(1)-1.6

Guayama

(1)8.6 6.9 7.1 (p)7.2 (p)(1)-1.4

Mayaguez

(1)8.8 6.9 6.8 (p)6.8 (p)(1)-2.0

Ponce

(1)9.7 7.6 7.9 (p)7.9 (p)(1)-1.8

San German

(1)9.9 7.6 7.5 (p)7.6 (p)(1)-2.3

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas

(1)7.4 5.0 5.0 (p)5.0 (p)(1)-2.4

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(2) Metropolitan Division
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in New York Region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

143,727 149,240 (p)149,721 (p)150,399 (p)6,672 (p)4.6

New York

8,859.1 9,290.7 9,313.9 (p)9,344.5 (p)485.4 (p)5.5

New Jersey

3,940.9 4,116.8 4,128.2 (p)4,154.1 (p)213.2 (p)5.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.