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Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New Jersey

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New Jersey

Civilian Labor Force - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

4,573,226 4,572,104 4,572,304 4,572,964 4,574,098 4,575,467 4,576,629 4,578,329 4,581,093 4,583,579 4,584,357 4,582,248  

2013

4,576,918 4,569,169 4,560,491 4,552,734 4,545,446 4,537,662 4,528,808 4,517,350 4,503,664 4,490,616 4,480,939 4,475,815  

2014

4,474,601 4,475,891 4,478,887 4,482,331 4,486,012 4,490,716 4,496,114 4,502,037 4,507,583 4,510,847 4,510,783 4,508,668  

2015

4,506,245 4,504,414 4,503,300 4,502,099 4,499,740 4,495,690 4,490,941 4,486,690 4,483,815 4,484,030 4,487,793 4,493,120  

2016

4,497,590 4,500,079 4,500,037 4,498,429 4,496,747 4,495,078 4,493,345 4,491,870 4,490,549 4,488,150 4,484,804 4,482,046  

2017

(r)4,608,916 (r)4,611,297 (r)4,615,010 (r)4,619,442 (r)4,623,330 (r)4,625,598 (r)4,625,490 (r)4,622,153 (r)4,616,269 (r)4,609,435 (r)4,602,632 (r)4,596,953  

2018

(r)4,594,473 (r)4,596,940 (r)4,603,382 (r)4,610,320 (r)4,614,871 (r)4,616,059 (r)4,614,076 (r)4,611,011 (r)4,609,037 (r)4,609,750 (r)4,613,827 (r)4,620,634  

2019

(r)4,628,460 (r)4,636,360 (r)4,644,993 (r)4,655,761 (r)4,668,729 (r)4,682,868 (r)4,696,685 (r)4,708,870 (r)4,719,285 (r)4,728,291 (r)4,735,677 (r)4,738,741  

2020

(r)4,734,973 (r)4,722,120 (r)4,701,376 (r)4,518,520 (r)4,579,556 (r)4,621,364 (r)4,716,522 (r)4,723,079 (r)4,563,575 (r)4,574,059 (r)4,609,217 (r)4,629,359  

2021

(r)4,643,010 (r)4,652,693 (r)4,657,234 (r)4,675,610 (r)4,672,304 (r)4,702,203 (r)4,684,109 (r)4,683,383 (r)4,656,122 (r)4,646,759 (r)4,633,409 (r)4,632,670  

2022

4,641,835 4,622,687 4,617,907 4,634,049 (p)4,648,563                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Employment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

4,149,396 4,146,808 4,143,868 4,140,731 4,138,729 4,138,908 4,141,405 4,145,792 4,151,159 4,156,020 4,159,323 4,160,353  

2013

4,158,784 4,155,701 4,152,943 4,152,015 4,151,597 4,150,253 4,147,947 4,144,838 4,141,572 4,139,153 4,139,036 4,142,292  

2014

4,148,926 4,157,794 4,167,358 4,175,971 4,183,785 4,191,512 4,198,635 4,205,182 4,211,077 4,215,767 4,218,647 4,220,057  

2015

4,221,064 4,222,229 4,224,426 4,227,666 4,231,181 4,234,299 4,237,324 4,240,738 4,245,263 4,251,866 4,260,009 4,267,692  

2016

4,273,085 4,275,593 4,275,290 4,273,344 4,271,365 4,269,959 4,269,348 4,269,454 4,269,602 4,269,123 4,268,999 4,270,453  

2017

(r)4,396,117 (r)4,402,506 (r)4,408,891 (r)4,414,239 (r)4,417,571 (r)4,418,021 (r)4,415,446 (r)4,410,238 (r)4,403,727 (r)4,397,686 (r)4,392,811 (r)4,390,479  

2018

(r)4,392,214 (r)4,398,756 (r)4,408,665 (r)4,418,557 (r)4,425,701 (r)4,429,793 (r)4,431,488 (r)4,432,373 (r)4,434,073 (r)4,438,169 (r)4,445,552 (r)4,455,786  

2019

(r)4,467,515 (r)4,480,115 (r)4,493,191 (r)4,506,955 (r)4,520,462 (r)4,532,262 (r)4,541,439 (r)4,548,271 (r)4,554,604 (r)4,560,779 (r)4,566,400 (r)4,569,196  

2020

(r)4,567,040 (r)4,558,665 (r)4,547,065 (r)3,817,750 (r)3,854,583 (r)3,949,671 (r)4,043,080 (r)4,117,946 (r)4,183,835 (r)4,229,655 (r)4,264,118 (r)4,287,060  

2021

(r)4,303,514 (r)4,318,304 (r)4,334,624 (r)4,349,897 (r)4,361,984 (r)4,369,843 (r)4,374,761 (r)4,379,616 (r)4,384,960 (r)4,392,068 (r)4,396,380 (r)4,398,562  

2022

4,403,536 4,409,774 4,425,423 4,444,630 (p)4,466,839                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Level - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

423,830 425,296 428,436 432,233 435,369 436,559 435,224 432,537 429,934 427,559 425,034 421,895  

2013

418,134 413,468 407,548 400,719 393,849 387,409 380,861 372,512 362,092 351,463 341,903 333,523  

2014

325,675 318,097 311,529 306,360 302,227 299,204 297,479 296,855 296,506 295,080 292,136 288,611  

2015

285,181 282,185 278,874 274,433 268,559 261,391 253,617 245,952 238,552 232,164 227,784 225,428  

2016

224,505 224,486 224,747 225,085 225,382 225,119 223,997 222,416 220,947 219,027 215,805 211,593  

2017

(r)212,799 (r)208,791 (r)206,119 (r)205,203 (r)205,759 (r)207,577 (r)210,044 (r)211,915 (r)212,542 (r)211,749 (r)209,821 (r)206,474  

2018

(r)202,259 (r)198,184 (r)194,717 (r)191,763 (r)189,170 (r)186,266 (r)182,588 (r)178,638 (r)174,964 (r)171,581 (r)168,275 (r)164,848  

2019

(r)160,945 (r)156,245 (r)151,802 (r)148,806 (r)148,267 (r)150,606 (r)155,246 (r)160,599 (r)164,681 (r)167,512 (r)169,277 (r)169,545  

2020

(r)167,933 (r)163,455 (r)154,311 (r)700,770 (r)724,973 (r)671,693 (r)673,442 (r)605,133 (r)379,740 (r)344,404 (r)345,099 (r)342,299  

2021

(r)339,496 (r)334,389 (r)322,610 (r)325,713 (r)310,320 (r)332,360 (r)309,348 (r)303,767 (r)271,162 (r)254,691 (r)237,029 (r)234,108  

2022

238,299 212,913 192,484 189,419 (p)181,724                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Rate - Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

9.3 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.2  

2013

9.1 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.5 8.4 8.2 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.5  

2014

7.3 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4  

2015

6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0  

2016

5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.7  

2017

(r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.5  

2018

(r)4.4 (r)4.3 (r)4.2 (r)4.2 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)3.9 (r)3.8 (r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)3.6  

2019

(r)3.5 (r)3.4 (r)3.3 (r)3.2 (r)3.2 (r)3.2 (r)3.3 (r)3.4 (r)3.5 (r)3.5 (r)3.6 (r)3.6  

2020

(r)3.5 (r)3.5 (r)3.3 (r)15.5 (r)15.8 (r)14.5 (r)14.3 (r)12.8 (r)8.3 (r)7.5 (r)7.5 (r)7.4  

2021

(r)7.3 (r)7.2 (r)6.9 (r)7.0 (r)6.6 (r)7.1 (r)6.6 (r)6.5 (r)5.8 (r)5.5 (r)5.1 (r)5.1  

2022

5.1 4.6 4.2 4.1 (p)3.9                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Civilian Labor Force - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

4,530,410 4,563,037 4,567,527 4,548,098 4,573,972 4,628,975 4,646,801 4,598,007 4,545,834 4,585,936 4,551,525 4,575,304 4,576,286

2013

4,557,459 4,558,326 4,540,821 4,528,573 4,543,926 4,598,179 4,595,337 4,548,048 4,478,200 4,466,194 4,462,927 4,458,233 4,528,019

2014

4,438,201 4,469,828 4,480,907 4,461,781 4,485,892 4,533,074 4,565,467 4,531,509 4,468,366 4,503,785 4,498,094 4,489,822 4,493,894

2015

4,477,771 4,491,589 4,488,375 4,489,228 4,514,465 4,543,321 4,554,682 4,508,933 4,435,583 4,476,557 4,475,499 4,479,268 4,494,606

2016

4,457,524 4,497,227 4,510,977 4,485,124 4,485,101 4,534,421 4,558,990 4,510,968 4,466,513 4,479,229 4,462,969 4,464,806 4,492,821

2017

(r)4,584,364 (r)4,609,343 (r)4,613,450 (r)4,611,161 (r)4,610,590 (r)4,660,510 (r)4,682,463 (r)4,639,326 (r)4,596,726 (r)4,595,209 (r)4,590,164 (r)4,586,134 (r)4,614,953

2018

(r)4,567,891 (r)4,613,641 (r)4,599,669 (r)4,580,790 (r)4,595,855 (r)4,663,161 (r)4,680,794 (r)4,608,925 (r)4,566,914 (r)4,606,800 (r)4,609,140 (r)4,623,695 (r)4,609,773

2019

(r)4,619,700 (r)4,648,284 (r)4,645,863 (r)4,617,341 (r)4,641,830 (r)4,705,628 (r)4,753,398 (r)4,717,584 (r)4,691,565 (r)4,727,676 (r)4,730,636 (r)4,740,907 (r)4,686,701

2020

(r)4,730,674 (r)4,752,986 (r)4,713,742 (r)4,485,095 (r)4,518,689 (r)4,642,512 (r)4,730,765 (r)4,757,311 (r)4,529,200 (r)4,608,780 (r)4,620,539 (r)4,625,045 (r)4,642,945

2021

(r)4,626,722 (r)4,657,496 (r)4,661,726 (r)4,641,403 (r)4,643,132 (r)4,711,626 (r)4,739,260 (r)4,686,989 (r)4,629,616 (r)4,643,268 (r)4,641,588 (r)4,650,220 (r)4,661,087

2022

4,601,700 4,610,851 4,642,587 4,629,212 (p)4,640,560                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Employment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

4,092,610 4,112,342 4,130,513 4,135,160 4,147,046 4,181,001 4,178,750 4,158,164 4,132,417 4,174,179 4,158,306 4,166,159 4,147,221

2013

4,107,333 4,124,896 4,135,435 4,151,175 4,151,249 4,193,279 4,191,250 4,173,223 4,122,613 4,122,926 4,145,106 4,153,442 4,147,661

2014

4,098,525 4,124,333 4,151,097 4,181,671 4,189,536 4,233,118 4,237,720 4,220,907 4,180,293 4,227,716 4,223,565 4,227,330 4,191,318

2015

4,171,054 4,189,464 4,206,336 4,230,928 4,243,037 4,275,125 4,273,000 4,261,796 4,207,966 4,258,444 4,262,743 4,274,614 4,237,876

2016

4,223,367 4,256,058 4,272,113 4,266,083 4,269,416 4,306,772 4,312,161 4,283,109 4,248,752 4,272,459 4,271,741 4,272,378 4,271,201

2017

(r)4,352,232 (r)4,375,596 (r)4,403,352 (r)4,417,479 (r)4,409,616 (r)4,451,816 (r)4,452,672 (r)4,420,823 (r)4,392,146 (r)4,402,456 (r)4,395,201 (r)4,400,425 (r)4,406,151

2018

(r)4,345,901 (r)4,388,153 (r)4,392,547 (r)4,401,514 (r)4,422,079 (r)4,467,003 (r)4,475,672 (r)4,428,900 (r)4,405,694 (r)4,456,338 (r)4,464,759 (r)4,470,843 (r)4,426,617

2019

(r)4,428,559 (r)4,464,350 (r)4,481,331 (r)4,485,095 (r)4,503,352 (r)4,554,989 (r)4,576,903 (r)4,555,409 (r)4,543,153 (r)4,578,599 (r)4,578,950 (r)4,587,325 (r)4,528,168

2020

(r)4,542,100 (r)4,569,625 (r)4,517,868 (r)3,806,637 (r)3,795,296 (r)3,964,929 (r)4,043,359 (r)4,167,640 (r)4,165,313 (r)4,282,773 (r)4,286,559 (r)4,297,232 (r)4,203,278

2021

(r)4,264,875 (r)4,295,937 (r)4,321,628 (r)4,329,752 (r)4,338,973 (r)4,375,118 (r)4,410,554 (r)4,387,043 (r)4,366,599 (r)4,411,847 (r)4,430,276 (r)4,452,161 (r)4,365,397

2022

4,374,816 4,403,541 4,449,122 4,464,430 (p)4,481,992                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Level - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

437,800 450,695 437,014 412,938 426,926 447,974 468,051 439,843 413,417 411,757 393,219 409,145 429,065

2013

450,126 433,430 405,386 377,398 392,677 404,900 404,087 374,825 355,587 343,268 317,821 304,791 380,358

2014

339,676 345,495 329,810 280,110 296,356 299,956 327,747 310,602 288,073 276,069 274,529 262,492 302,576

2015

306,717 302,125 282,039 258,300 271,428 268,196 281,682 247,137 227,617 218,113 212,756 204,654 256,730

2016

234,157 241,169 238,864 219,041 215,685 227,649 246,829 227,859 217,761 206,770 191,228 192,428 221,620

2017

(r)232,132 (r)233,747 (r)210,098 (r)193,682 (r)200,974 (r)208,694 (r)229,791 (r)218,503 (r)204,580 (r)192,753 (r)194,963 (r)185,709 (r)208,802

2018

(r)221,990 (r)225,488 (r)207,122 (r)179,276 (r)173,776 (r)196,158 (r)205,122 (r)180,025 (r)161,220 (r)150,462 (r)144,381 (r)152,852 (r)183,156

2019

(r)191,141 (r)183,934 (r)164,532 (r)132,246 (r)138,478 (r)150,639 (r)176,495 (r)162,175 (r)148,412 (r)149,077 (r)151,686 (r)153,582 (r)158,533

2020

(r)188,574 (r)183,361 (r)195,874 (r)678,458 (r)723,393 (r)677,583 (r)687,406 (r)589,671 (r)363,887 (r)326,007 (r)333,980 (r)327,813 (r)439,667

2021

(r)361,847 (r)361,559 (r)340,098 (r)311,651 (r)304,159 (r)336,508 (r)328,706 (r)299,946 (r)263,017 (r)231,421 (r)211,312 (r)198,059 (r)295,690

2022

226,884 207,310 193,465 164,782 (p)158,568                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Unemployment Rate - Not Seasonally Adjusted
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Avg

2012

9.7 9.9 9.6 9.1 9.3 9.7 10.1 9.6 9.1 9.0 8.6 8.9 9.4

2013

9.9 9.5 8.9 8.3 8.6 8.8 8.8 8.2 7.9 7.7 7.1 6.8 8.4

2014

7.7 7.7 7.4 6.3 6.6 6.6 7.2 6.9 6.4 6.1 6.1 5.8 6.7

2015

6.8 6.7 6.3 5.8 6.0 5.9 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.6 5.7

2016

5.3 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.8 5.0 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.9

2017

(r)5.1 (r)5.1 (r)4.6 (r)4.2 (r)4.4 (r)4.5 (r)4.9 (r)4.7 (r)4.5 (r)4.2 (r)4.2 (r)4.0 (r)4.5

2018

(r)4.9 (r)4.9 (r)4.5 (r)3.9 (r)3.8 (r)4.2 (r)4.4 (r)3.9 (r)3.5 (r)3.3 (r)3.1 (r)3.3 (r)4.0

2019

(r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.5 (r)2.9 (r)3.0 (r)3.2 (r)3.7 (r)3.4 (r)3.2 (r)3.2 (r)3.2 (r)3.2 (r)3.4

2020

(r)4.0 (r)3.9 (r)4.2 (r)15.1 (r)16.0 (r)14.6 (r)14.5 (r)12.4 (r)8.0 (r)7.1 (r)7.2 (r)7.1 (r)9.5

2021

(r)7.8 (r)7.8 (r)7.3 (r)6.7 (r)6.6 (r)7.1 (r)6.9 (r)6.4 (r)5.7 (r)5.0 (r)4.6 (r)4.3 (r)6.3

2022

4.9 4.5 4.2 3.6 (p)3.4                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).