New Jersey loses 25,100 non-farm jobs in August


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16,000 of those were in the private sector. The state government hired 1,300 new employees but local and independent subdivisions of government lost 9,700 jobs. The U.S. Census Bureau considers the true unemployment number of New Jersey to be 10.8% (NJBLS does not count those who have dropped off the unemployment rolls or who have given up looking for work.)

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New Jersey, Most Recent Monthly Summary

Not Seasonally Adjusted, Data in thousands (000)

Industry Aug 2011 Jul 2011 Aug 2010 Change -Month- Change -Year-
Total Nonfarm 3,870.8 3,895.9 3,852.1 -25.1 18.7
Total Private 3,285.0 3,301.0 3,252.2 -16.0 32.8
Goods Producing 392.9 389.7 394.5 3.2 -1.6
Service-Providing 3,477.9 3,506.2 3,457.6 -28.3 20.3
Private Service Providing 2,892.1 2,911.3 2,857.7 -19.2 34.4
Natural Resources and Mining 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.0 0.1
Construction 140.5 137.6 135.0 2.9 5.5
—-Construction of Buildings 30.0 29.7 29.9 0.3 0.1
——Residential Building Construction 18.0 17.6 19.2 0.4 -1.2
—-Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 18.6 19.3 17.4 -0.7 1.2
—-Specialty Trade Contractors 91.9 88.6 87.7 3.3 4.2
——Building Equipment Contractors 48.8 46.8 45.5 2.0 3.3
Manufacturing 250.9 250.6 258.1 0.3 -7.2
Durable Goods 111.2 111.6 114.2 -0.4 -3.0
—-Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 22.0 21.8 22.4 0.2 -0.4
—-Machinery Manufacturing 13.8 13.8 14.0 0.0 -0.2
—-Computer and Electronic Product Manufact 25.5 25.8 27.0 -0.3 -1.5
——Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, 13.9 14.0 14.4 -0.1 -0.5
—-Miscellaneous Manufacturing 18.5 18.6 18.9 -0.1 -0.4
NonDurable Goods 139.7 139.0 143.9 0.7 -4.2
—-Food Manufacturing 30.1 30.0 30.3 0.1 -0.2
—-Paper Manufacturing 11.0 10.9 11.6 0.1 -0.6
—-Printing and Related Support Activities 15.6 15.7 16.8 -0.1 -1.2
—-Chemical Manufacturing 55.0 55.1 56.3 -0.1 -1.3
——Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturin 32.6 32.8 32.9 -0.2 -0.3
—-Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturi 13.6 13.5 14.5 0.1 -0.9
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities 820.7 821.9 808.7 -1.2 12.0
Wholesale Trade 213.4 214.6 211.3 -1.2 2.1
—-Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 108.5 109.0 103.7 -0.5 4.8
——Professional and Commercial Equipment an 29.2 29.2 28.6 0.0 0.6
——Grocery and Related Product Merchant Who 28.3 28.4 29.3 -0.1 -1.0
—-Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents 25.0 25.0 25.3 0.0 -0.3
Retail Trade 447.3 446.5 441.2 0.8 6.1
—-Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 43.0 42.5 42.3 0.5 0.7
——Automobile Dealers 30.7 30.4 30.1 0.3 0.6
—-Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 13.3 13.4 14.7 -0.1 -1.4
—-Electronics and Appliance Stores 17.4 17.3 17.2 0.1 0.2
—-Building Material and Garden Equipment a 30.3 31.0 30.6 -0.7 -0.3
—-Food and Beverage Stores 109.1 110.1 109.4 -1.0 -0.3
—-Health and Personal Care Stores 33.3 33.5 34.9 -0.2 -1.6
—-Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 66.3 64.2 59.1 2.1 7.2
—-Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music S 17.6 17.3 17.5 0.3 0.1
—-General Merchandise Stores 66.0 66.4 67.4 -0.4 -1.4
——Department Stores 53.1 53.5 53.3 -0.4 -0.2
Transportation Warehousing and Utilities 160.0 160.8 156.2 -0.8 3.8
–Utilities 14.2 14.2 14.9 0.0 -0.7
——Electric Power Generation, Transmission 6.3 6.4 7.2 -0.1 -0.9
——Natural Gas Distribution 5.2 5.1 5.2 0.1 0.0
——–Transportation and Warehousing 145.8 146.6 141.3 -0.8 4.5
—-Air Transportation 16.9 16.9 16.7 0.0 0.2
—-Truck Transportation 33.7 33.4 32.7 0.3 1.0
——General Freight Trucking 24.0 23.8 24.4 0.2 -0.4
—-Transit and Ground Passenger Transportat 19.7 21.4 21.9 -1.7 -2.2
—-Support Activities for Transportation 19.5 19.5 19.6 0.0 -0.1
—-Couriers and Messengers 21.2 20.9 21.0 0.3 0.2
—-Warehousing and Storage 27.2 27.1 26.6 0.1 0.6
Information 73.6 80.4 79.3 -6.8 -5.7
—-Publishing Industries 20.4 20.5 21.6 -0.1 -1.2
—-Telecommunications 25.6 32.4 33.6 -6.8 -8.0
——Wired Telecommunications Carriers 20.2 27.0 28.1 -6.8 -7.9
—-Internet Service Providers, Web Search P 8.2 8.2 8.4 0.0 -0.2
Finance 256.7 257.2 255.6 -0.5 1.1
–Finance and Insurance 200.7 201.3 199.6 -0.6 1.1
—-Credit Intermediation and Related Activi 69.4 69.2 68.0 0.2 1.4
——Depository Credit Intermediation 51.6 51.7 50.5 -0.1 1.1
——Nondepository Credit Intermediation 11.8 11.5 12.1 0.3 -0.3
—-Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Oth 47.6 48.5 48.5 -0.9 -0.9
——Securities and Commodity Contracts Inter 34.2 34.9 36.1 -0.7 -1.9
—-Insurance Carriers and Related Activitie 81.2 81.4 81.8 -0.2 -0.6
——Insurance Carriers 50.7 50.8 52.6 -0.1 -1.9
——Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insuranc 30.5 30.6 29.2 -0.1 1.3
–Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 56.0 55.9 56.0 0.1 0.0
—-Real Estate 39.1 39.0 39.8 0.1 -0.7
—-Rental and Leasing Services 14.7 14.8 15.2 -0.1 -0.5
Professional and Business Services 605.7 606.8 592.4 -1.1 13.3
–Professional, Scientific, and Technical 282.6 281.5 271.7 1.1 10.9
——Legal Services 36.9 37.3 39.2 -0.4 -2.3
——Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping 33.7 33.7 32.3 0.0 1.4
——Architectural, Engineering, and Related 39.0 39.1 37.6 -0.1 1.4
——Computer Systems Design and Related Serv 63.7 64.6 60.8 -0.9 2.9
——Management, Scientific, and Technical Co 38.9 38.3 35.5 0.6 3.4
——Scientific Research and Development Serv 30.5 30.6 30.1 -0.1 0.4
——Advertising and Related Services 13.3 13.3 13.5 0.0 -0.2
–Management of Companies and Enterprises 75.3 76.0 73.2 -0.7 2.1
–Administrative and Support and Waste Man 247.8 249.3 247.5 -1.5 0.3
——Employment Services 85.2 84.0 87.8 1.2 -2.6
——Business Support Services 18.7 18.6 18.5 0.1 0.2
——Investigation and Security Services 27.4 27.2 26.9 0.2 0.5
——Services to Buildings and Dwellings 66.9 70.4 68.0 -3.5 -1.1
Educational and Health Services 606.0 609.1 594.4 -3.1 11.6
–Educational Services 81.4 84.5 80.4 -3.1 1.0
——Elementary and Secondary Schools 31.9 33.2 28.3 -1.3 3.6
——Colleges, Universities, and Professional 27.9 28.5 27.6 -0.6 0.3
–Health Care and Social Assistance 524.6 524.6 514.0 0.0 10.6
—-Ambulatory Health Care Services 199.1 199.3 191.6 -0.2 7.5
——Offices of Physicians 70.6 70.6 71.2 0.0 -0.6
——Offices of Dentists 28.2 28.6 27.9 -0.4 0.3
——Home Health Care Services 36.4 36.3 34.7 0.1 1.7
—-Hospitals 158.5 158.8 156.7 -0.3 1.8
—-Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 90.8 89.8 88.9 1.0 1.9
——Nursing Care Facilities 52.0 51.8 50.7 0.2 1.3
——Community Care Facilities for the Elderl 19.7 19.7 19.3 0.0 0.4
—-Social Assistance 76.2 76.7 76.8 -0.5 -0.6
——Child Day Care Services 31.9 32.1 32.5 -0.2 -0.6
Leisure and Hospitality 365.0 372.4 364.5 -7.4 0.5
–Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 67.6 68.9 68.2 -1.3 -0.6
—-Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Indu 55.3 57.7 57.6 -2.4 -2.3
–Accommodation and Food Services 297.4 303.5 296.3 -6.1 1.1
—-Accommodation 63.9 66.0 65.5 -2.1 -1.6
——–Casino Hotels 33.1 33.7 35.3 -0.6 -2.2
—-Food Services and Drinking Places 233.5 237.5 230.8 -4.0 2.7
——Full-Service Restaurants 110.0 113.1 108.8 -3.1 1.2
——Limited-Service Eating Places 90.8 91.9 91.3 -1.1 -0.5
——Special Food Services 22.5 22.1 20.5 0.4 2.0
——Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 10.2 10.4 10.2 -0.2 0.0
Other Services 164.4 163.5 162.8 0.9 1.6
—-Repair and Maintenance 31.4 31.0 32.3 0.4 -0.9
——Automotive Repair and Maintenance 23.1 22.8 23.7 0.3 -0.6
—-Personal and Laundry Services 51.6 51.4 49.8 0.2 1.8
——Personal Care Services 31.5 31.4 30.1 0.1 1.4
—-Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professio 81.4 81.1 80.7 0.3 0.7
Government 585.8 594.9 599.9 -9.1 -14.1
–Federal Government 57.9 58.6 61.5 -0.7 -3.6
——–Federal Government excluding Postal Service, DOD, Ship Build 18.3 18.3 21.7 0.0 -3.4
——–Department of Defense Including Ship Building and Hospitals 17.1 17.1 16.0 0.0 1.1
——–U.S. Postal Services 22.5 23.2 23.8 -0.7 -1.3
–State Government 138.1 136.8 144.6 1.3 -6.5
——–State Government Educational Services 40.7 38.9 44.4 1.8 -3.7
——–Hospitals 12.0 12.0 11.9 0.0 0.1
——–State Governmnet excluding Educational Services & Hospitals 85.4 85.9 88.3 -0.5 -2.9
–Local Government 389.8 399.5 393.8 -9.7 -4.0
——–Local Government Educational Services 216.6 225.9 218.3 -9.3 -1.7
—-Local Government excluding Education 173.2 173.6 175.5 -0.4 -2.3
Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
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