Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro -1,000
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 5,600
  • Year Over Year: +0.6%
State +6,500
  • Month Over Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 7,500
  • Year Over Year: +0.9%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.43%
  • Year Over Year: 0.0%
State 3.7%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.7%
  • Year Over Year: -0.1%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance +600
  • From Last Month: +1.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 57
  • From Last Year: -1.5%
Telecommunications 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 9
  • From Last Year: -1.0%
Accommodation & Food Services +1,200
  • From Last Month: +1.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 84
  • From Last Year: +2.8%
Manufacturing +300
  • From Last Month: +0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 75
  • From Last Year: -0.7%
Retail Trade +1,200
  • From Last Month: +1.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 121
  • From Last Year: -0.1%
Transportation & Warehousing +2,100
  • From Last Month: +3.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 67
  • From Last Year: +4.8%
Air Transportation 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 18
  • From Last Year: +1.1%
Chemical Manufacturing +100
  • From Last Month: +0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 18
  • From Last Year: -1.1%
Goods Producing -2,600
  • From Last Month: -2.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 123
  • From Last Year: -1.8%
Hospitals +100
  • From Last Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 46
  • From Last Year: +0.7%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing +300
  • From Last Month: +1.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 25
  • From Last Year: +1.6%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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