Economy at a Glance

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(5) 1,137.6 (5) 1,141.3 (5) 1,144.1 1,138.1 1,135.7 1,133.6

Employment (1)

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(5) 999.4 (5) 1,002.1 (5) 1,004.6 1,002.7 1,003.1 999.6

Unemployment (1)

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(5) 138.2 (5) 139.2 (5) 139.6 135.4 132.6 134.0

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(5) 12.2 (5) 12.2 (5) 12.2 11.9 11.7 11.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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899.2 899.3 901.3 892.3 892.0 (P) 893.3

12-month % change

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-0.9 -1.0 -0.5 -1.5 -1.5 (P) -1.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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23.6 23.7 24.6 22.8 23.2 (P) 23.1

12-month % change

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-14.5 -14.7 -6.8 -15.6 -13.4 (P) -13.2

Manufacturing (3)

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74.3 73.6 73.5 72.6 72.2 (P) 72.1

12-month % change

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-1.3 -1.9 -2.3 -3.2 -3.5 (P) -3.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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174.0 175.0 174.5 173.3 175.0 (P) 175.2

12-month % change

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-0.5 0.2 0.4 -0.2 0.7 (P) 0.8

Information (4)

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20.7 20.8 20.8 20.6 20.6 (P) 20.6

12-month % change

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5.6 0.5 -1.9 3.0 3.5 (P) 1.5

Financial Activities (3)

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42.1 41.9 42.1 41.8 41.4 (P) 41.5

12-month % change

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-2.3 -1.6 -3.2 -0.7 -1.7 (P) -1.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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111.9 111.4 111.9 110.4 110.6 (P) 110.7

12-month % change

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-0.6 -1.2 -0.8 -2.0 -2.0 (P) -1.9

Education & Health Services (3)

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123.6 124.0 124.3 121.6 120.3 (P) 120.6

12-month % change

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0.1 0.2 0.7 -1.9 -2.4 (P) -2.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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81.5 82.2 82.4 82.8 81.7 (P) 82.5

12-month % change

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1.6 2.8 3.8 2.9 0.7 (P) 1.9

Other Services (3)

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17.6 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.7 (P) 17.7

12-month % change

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-1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -3.3 -2.2 (P) -1.7

Government (3)

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229.9 229.1 229.6 228.8 229.3 (P) 229.3

12-month % change

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-1.3 -1.8 -1.1 -1.8 -1.6 (P) -1.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) Reflects new population controls and revised seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: April 27, 2016

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Puerto Rico includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

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