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Local Area Unemployment Statistics - New York City

Status of the Civilian Labor Force - New York City

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

2012

3,997,850 4,000,423 4,004,593 4,009,178 4,014,061 4,018,648 4,022,788 4,027,658 4,034,092 4,040,062 4,044,055 4,045,919  

2013

4,045,886 4,045,599 4,047,400 4,052,849 4,060,929 4,070,290 4,078,252 4,081,804 4,081,018 4,079,036 4,078,203 4,078,585  

2014

4,080,570 4,083,624 4,086,615 4,088,313 4,088,604 4,088,525 4,089,108 4,091,325 4,094,623 4,097,501 4,099,323 4,101,133  

2015

4,102,656 4,103,202 4,103,094 4,101,681 4,097,794 4,091,095 4,083,676 4,077,619 4,074,208 4,074,608 4,078,186 4,082,040  

2016

4,083,880 4,082,937 4,079,641 4,076,666 4,076,588 4,079,683 4,084,913 4,091,011 4,096,603 4,100,450 4,102,813 4,105,250  

2017

(r)4,277,572 (r)4,285,301 (r)4,293,803 (r)4,301,819 (r)4,308,587 (r)4,313,385 (r)4,314,900 (r)4,312,352 (r)4,306,645 (r)4,299,268 (r)4,291,736 (r)4,285,758  

2018

(r)4,282,997 (r)4,283,849 (r)4,287,029 (r)4,289,716 (r)4,289,203 (r)4,285,456 (r)4,280,207 (r)4,276,268 (r)4,274,669 (r)4,275,715 (r)4,279,281 (r)4,284,473  

2019

(r)4,290,100 (r)4,294,766 (r)4,297,720 (r)4,299,341 (r)4,300,409 (r)4,300,994 (r)4,300,652 (r)4,299,406 (r)4,299,443 (r)4,302,296 (r)4,306,839 (r)4,309,524  

2020

(r)4,307,626 (r)4,300,463 (r)4,290,980 (r)3,961,512 (r)4,025,419 (r)4,127,513 (r)4,130,097 (r)4,060,826 (r)4,055,567 (r)3,998,811 (r)3,992,394 (r)3,976,787  

2021

(r)3,959,442 (r)3,940,178 (r)4,140,646 (r)4,136,045 (r)4,106,723 (r)4,122,657 (r)4,082,079 (r)4,067,002 (r)4,022,216 (r)4,003,121 (r)3,983,733 (r)3,980,690  

2022

4,002,747 3,977,372 3,965,143 3,972,531 (p)3,989,871                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

2012

3,617,028 3,618,134 3,620,502 3,623,612 3,628,211 3,634,283 3,641,679 3,650,267 3,659,522 3,667,327 3,672,533 3,675,466  

2013

3,676,776 3,678,376 3,682,548 3,690,072 3,698,921 3,707,583 3,714,662 3,719,839 3,724,442 3,730,124 3,737,594 3,745,978  

2014

3,755,435 3,765,329 3,774,372 3,782,023 3,789,417 3,797,541 3,806,182 3,815,153 3,823,550 3,830,840 3,836,889 3,842,353  

2015

3,847,113 3,851,046 3,855,298 3,859,543 3,862,609 3,863,788 3,863,955 3,863,668 3,863,725 3,865,040 3,867,407 3,869,753  

2016

3,871,169 3,871,026 3,869,320 3,867,577 3,867,127 3,868,262 3,871,190 3,875,960 3,881,935 3,888,678 3,896,596 3,905,682  

2017

(r)4,076,849 (r)4,088,992 (r)4,099,667 (r)4,107,720 (r)4,113,325 (r)4,116,887 (r)4,117,855 (r)4,115,981 (r)4,112,266 (r)4,107,804 (r)4,103,231 (r)4,100,310  

2018

(r)4,100,296 (r)4,103,230 (r)4,108,248 (r)4,112,970 (r)4,114,747 (r)4,113,274 (r)4,109,742 (r)4,106,062 (r)4,102,658 (r)4,100,548 (r)4,101,176 (r)4,104,689  

2019

(r)4,110,358 (r)4,117,264 (r)4,123,922 (r)4,129,897 (r)4,134,888 (r)4,137,999 (r)4,138,873 (r)4,138,550 (r)4,140,382 (r)4,144,736 (r)4,149,342 (r)4,151,001  

2020

(r)4,148,109 (r)4,140,589 (r)4,132,077 (r)3,396,185 (r)3,179,215 (r)3,411,087 (r)3,431,258 (r)3,442,215 (r)3,457,016 (r)3,458,213 (r)3,460,548 (r)3,458,557  

2021

(r)3,453,719 (r)3,449,550 (r)3,674,893 (r)3,678,974 (r)3,683,653 (r)3,687,943 (r)3,688,426 (r)3,688,185 (r)3,686,026 (r)3,686,277 (r)3,686,015 (r)3,685,842  

2022

3,700,330 3,702,795 3,710,193 3,720,096 (p)3,744,181                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

2012

380,822 382,289 384,091 385,566 385,850 384,365 381,109 377,391 374,570 372,735 371,522 370,453  

2013

369,110 367,223 364,852 362,777 362,008 362,707 363,590 361,965 356,576 348,912 340,609 332,607  

2014

325,135 318,295 312,243 306,290 299,187 290,984 282,926 276,172 271,073 266,661 262,434 258,780  

2015

255,543 252,156 247,796 242,138 235,185 227,307 219,721 213,951 210,483 209,568 210,779 212,287  

2016

212,711 211,911 210,321 209,089 209,461 211,421 213,723 215,051 214,668 211,772 206,217 199,568  

2017

(r)200,723 (r)196,309 (r)194,136 (r)194,099 (r)195,262 (r)196,498 (r)197,045 (r)196,371 (r)194,379 (r)191,464 (r)188,505 (r)185,448  

2018

(r)182,701 (r)180,619 (r)178,781 (r)176,746 (r)174,456 (r)172,182 (r)170,465 (r)170,206 (r)172,011 (r)175,167 (r)178,105 (r)179,784  

2019

(r)179,742 (r)177,502 (r)173,798 (r)169,444 (r)165,521 (r)162,995 (r)161,779 (r)160,856 (r)159,061 (r)157,560 (r)157,497 (r)158,523  

2020

(r)159,517 (r)159,874 (r)158,903 (r)565,327 (r)846,204 (r)716,426 (r)698,839 (r)618,611 (r)598,551 (r)540,598 (r)531,846 (r)518,230  

2021

(r)505,723 (r)490,628 (r)465,753 (r)457,071 (r)423,070 (r)434,714 (r)393,653 (r)378,817 (r)336,190 (r)316,844 (r)297,718 (r)294,848  

2022

302,417 274,577 254,950 252,435 (p)245,690                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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

2012

9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.2 9.2  

2013

9.1 9.1 9.0 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.6 8.4 8.2  

2014

8.0 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.1 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.3  

2015

6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.2  

2016

5.2 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.0 4.9  

2017

(r)4.7 (r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.3  

2018

(r)4.3 (r)4.2 (r)4.2 (r)4.1 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.1 (r)4.2 (r)4.2  

2019

(r)4.2 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.9 (r)3.8 (r)3.8 (r)3.8 (r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)3.7  

2020

(r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)14.3 (r)21.0 (r)17.4 (r)16.9 (r)15.2 (r)14.8 (r)13.5 (r)13.3 (r)13.0  

2021

(r)12.8 (r)12.5 (r)11.2 (r)11.1 (r)10.3 (r)10.5 (r)9.6 (r)9.3 (r)8.4 (r)7.9 (r)7.5 (r)7.4  

2022

7.6 6.9 6.4 6.4 (p)6.2                

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

3,979,300 4,018,696 4,020,958 3,987,795 4,004,064 4,025,481 4,056,621 4,028,346 4,018,492 4,047,864 4,018,436 4,046,401 4,021,038

2013

4,052,335 4,060,225 4,037,902 4,038,537 4,052,254 4,077,096 4,113,334 4,092,475 4,064,725 4,077,369 4,065,804 4,050,764 4,065,235

2014

4,078,202 4,111,823 4,113,307 4,060,289 4,075,161 4,102,543 4,112,690 4,094,263 4,066,890 4,108,693 4,086,151 4,082,915 4,091,078

2015

4,101,838 4,125,207 4,113,967 4,095,893 4,097,712 4,087,605 4,108,503 4,083,965 4,040,138 4,073,342 4,066,094 4,074,367 4,089,053

2016

4,075,349 4,114,599 4,114,382 4,064,296 4,048,212 4,072,837 4,107,522 4,099,613 4,089,711 4,097,777 4,083,100 4,083,277 4,087,556

2017

(r)4,274,446 (r)4,317,178 (r)4,329,153 (r)4,292,091 (r)4,280,591 (r)4,300,703 (r)4,342,922 (r)4,299,717 (r)4,315,408 (r)4,300,745 (r)4,275,451 (r)4,258,690 (r)4,298,924

2018

(r)4,283,138 (r)4,331,928 (r)4,311,863 (r)4,276,370 (r)4,253,956 (r)4,288,207 (r)4,296,546 (r)4,271,021 (r)4,247,941 (r)4,290,105 (r)4,264,979 (r)4,289,299 (r)4,283,779

2019

(r)4,293,601 (r)4,327,378 (r)4,323,766 (r)4,285,785 (r)4,265,374 (r)4,290,830 (r)4,303,339 (r)4,295,447 (r)4,293,482 (r)4,321,500 (r)4,292,278 (r)4,293,612 (r)4,298,866

2020

(r)4,322,755 (r)4,362,866 (r)4,323,640 (r)3,930,009 (r)3,955,361 (r)4,110,222 (r)4,129,943 (r)4,089,286 (r)4,032,927 (r)4,038,187 (r)3,996,666 (r)3,964,116 (r)4,104,665

2021

(r)3,955,248 (r)3,973,098 (r)4,161,200 (r)4,131,468 (r)4,063,769 (r)4,098,425 (r)4,094,350 (r)4,065,240 (r)4,010,979 (r)4,014,294 (r)3,984,173 (r)3,971,798 (r)4,043,671

2022

4,007,470 4,000,729 3,987,026 3,945,506 (p)3,978,231                

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

3,584,357 3,617,315 3,635,475 3,632,030 3,630,941 3,635,612 3,651,052 3,640,594 3,658,157 3,674,284 3,661,878 3,683,956 3,642,138

2013

3,652,488 3,679,300 3,684,429 3,704,940 3,699,475 3,705,238 3,735,102 3,722,167 3,711,697 3,716,759 3,734,515 3,741,320 3,707,286

2014

3,744,626 3,773,062 3,792,183 3,782,583 3,786,244 3,812,645 3,808,953 3,805,036 3,806,558 3,845,073 3,824,449 3,840,866 3,801,857

2015

3,828,551 3,859,582 3,873,617 3,869,280 3,866,447 3,859,628 3,874,026 3,861,434 3,839,840 3,865,906 3,857,925 3,871,957 3,860,683

2016

3,850,010 3,892,137 3,898,822 3,870,629 3,859,358 3,861,955 3,877,324 3,872,944 3,872,323 3,881,708 3,888,735 3,902,678 3,877,385

2017

(r)4,059,668 (r)4,105,105 (r)4,138,623 (r)4,112,994 (r)4,095,668 (r)4,108,299 (r)4,129,607 (r)4,088,548 (r)4,120,726 (r)4,113,556 (r)4,101,028 (r)4,086,986 (r)4,105,067

2018

(r)4,085,001 (r)4,136,547 (r)4,128,898 (r)4,111,545 (r)4,100,187 (r)4,108,560 (r)4,111,979 (r)4,091,137 (r)4,082,707 (r)4,121,435 (r)4,100,333 (r)4,118,672 (r)4,108,083

2019

(r)4,090,063 (r)4,137,314 (r)4,149,478 (r)4,133,791 (r)4,106,286 (r)4,127,713 (r)4,128,482 (r)4,125,355 (r)4,142,804 (r)4,161,479 (r)4,143,417 (r)4,158,271 (r)4,133,704

2020

(r)4,155,584 (r)4,195,076 (r)4,129,131 (r)3,384,475 (r)3,122,922 (r)3,401,106 (r)3,409,157 (r)3,463,933 (r)3,438,880 (r)3,496,675 (r)3,480,823 (r)3,471,464 (r)3,595,769

2021

(r)3,429,925 (r)3,463,767 (r)3,692,059 (r)3,679,670 (r)3,651,035 (r)3,664,555 (r)3,682,791 (r)3,679,893 (r)3,681,436 (r)3,706,580 (r)3,704,704 (r)3,707,265 (r)3,645,307

2022

3,715,222 3,738,216 3,744,481 3,718,439 (p)3,752,514                

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

394,943 401,381 385,483 355,765 373,123 389,869 405,569 387,752 360,335 373,580 356,558 362,445 378,900

2013

399,847 380,925 353,473 333,597 352,779 371,858 378,232 370,308 353,028 360,610 331,289 309,444 357,949

2014

333,576 338,761 321,124 277,706 288,917 289,898 303,737 289,227 260,332 263,620 261,702 242,049 289,221

2015

273,287 265,625 240,350 226,613 231,265 227,977 234,477 222,531 200,298 207,436 208,169 202,410 228,370

2016

225,339 222,462 215,560 193,667 188,854 210,882 230,198 226,669 217,388 216,069 194,365 180,599 210,171

2017

(r)214,778 (r)212,073 (r)190,530 (r)179,097 (r)184,923 (r)192,404 (r)213,315 (r)211,169 (r)194,682 (r)187,189 (r)174,423 (r)171,704 (r)193,857

2018

(r)198,137 (r)195,381 (r)182,965 (r)164,825 (r)153,769 (r)179,647 (r)184,567 (r)179,884 (r)165,234 (r)168,670 (r)164,646 (r)170,627 (r)175,696

2019

(r)203,538 (r)190,064 (r)174,288 (r)151,994 (r)159,088 (r)163,117 (r)174,857 (r)170,092 (r)150,678 (r)160,021 (r)148,861 (r)135,341 (r)165,162

2020

(r)167,171 (r)167,790 (r)194,509 (r)545,534 (r)832,439 (r)709,116 (r)720,786 (r)625,353 (r)594,047 (r)541,512 (r)515,843 (r)492,652 (r)508,896

2021

(r)525,323 (r)509,331 (r)469,141 (r)451,798 (r)412,734 (r)433,870 (r)411,559 (r)385,347 (r)329,543 (r)307,714 (r)279,469 (r)264,533 (r)398,364

2022

292,248 262,513 242,545 227,067 (p)225,717                

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

9.9 10.0 9.6 8.9 9.3 9.7 10.0 9.6 9.0 9.2 8.9 9.0 9.4

2013

9.9 9.4 8.8 8.3 8.7 9.1 9.2 9.0 8.7 8.8 8.1 7.6 8.8

2014

8.2 8.2 7.8 6.8 7.1 7.1 7.4 7.1 6.4 6.4 6.4 5.9 7.1

2015

6.7 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.4 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.6

2016

5.5 5.4 5.2 4.8 4.7 5.2 5.6 5.5 5.3 5.3 4.8 4.4 5.1

2017

(r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.4 (r)4.2 (r)4.3 (r)4.5 (r)4.9 (r)4.9 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)4.5

2018

(r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)4.2 (r)3.9 (r)3.6 (r)4.2 (r)4.3 (r)4.2 (r)3.9 (r)3.9 (r)3.9 (r)4.0 (r)4.1

2019

(r)4.7 (r)4.4 (r)4.0 (r)3.5 (r)3.7 (r)3.8 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.5 (r)3.7 (r)3.5 (r)3.2 (r)3.8

2020

(r)3.9 (r)3.8 (r)4.5 (r)13.9 (r)21.0 (r)17.3 (r)17.5 (r)15.3 (r)14.7 (r)13.4 (r)12.9 (r)12.4 (r)12.4

2021

(r)13.3 (r)12.8 (r)11.3 (r)10.9 (r)10.2 (r)10.6 (r)10.1 (r)9.5 (r)8.2 (r)7.7 (r)7.0 (r)6.7 (r)9.9

2022

7.3 6.6 6.1 5.8 (p)5.7                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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