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									NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                           2007 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)            In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-08                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2007


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct      Nov         Dec   ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1020.9   1019.7   1025.5      1032.4    1042.3    1053.0    1039.1     1033.6    1036.0    1040.2    1043.9     1048.9     1036.3

Total Private Sector                                854.7    851.4    856.4       863.3     873.3     883.6      876.9     873.2     872.0     873.9     876.2      880.4         869.6

Goods Producing                                     130.1    128.3    129.1       131.9     133.6     135.0      134.6     134.7     134.4     134.0     132.9      132.3         132.6

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             41.7     40.3     41.2        43.6      45.5      46.6       46.4      46.7      46.2      46.2      45.4       44.4          44.5
 Construction of Buildings                            9.7      9.4      9.6         9.9      10.2      10.4       10.4      10.6      10.4      10.4      10.4       10.4          10.2
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         28.1     27.2     27.8        29.2      30.4      31.1       31.0      31.1      30.9      30.7      30.0       29.7          29.8

Manufacturing                                        88.4     88.0     87.9        88.3      88.1      88.4       88.2      88.0      88.2      87.8      87.5       87.9          88.1

 Durable Goods                                       34.5     34.4     34.3        34.4      34.4      34.4       34.2      34.0      34.4      34.5      34.3       34.4          34.4
 Non-Durable Goods                                   53.9     53.6     53.6        53.9      53.7      54.0       54.0      54.0      53.8      53.3      53.2       53.5          53.7
  Chemical Manufacturing                             31.2     31.2     31.1        31.4      31.3      31.5       31.8      31.6      31.4      31.0      31.0       31.2          31.3
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       21.3     21.4     21.5        21.8      21.7      21.9       22.0      21.8      21.7      21.8      21.8       21.9          21.7

Service-Providing                                   890.8    891.4    896.4       900.5     908.7     918.0      904.5     898.9     901.6     906.2     911.0      916.6         903.7

Private Service-Providing                           724.6    723.1    727.3       731.4     739.7     748.6      742.3     738.5     737.6     739.9     743.3      748.1         737.0

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   214.1    211.2    211.8       212.6     215.2     217.0      213.5     212.4     213.2     215.1     217.9      221.9         214.7

 Wholesale Trade                                     53.6     53.5     53.5        53.9      54.0      54.5       54.0      54.0      53.8      54.1      54.3       54.4          54.0
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      26.4     26.3     26.3        26.5      26.5      26.7       26.6      26.6      26.4      26.4      26.4       26.4          26.5
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  20.6     20.6     20.6        20.8      20.9      21.1       20.8      20.8      20.9      21.0      21.0       21.0          20.8

 Retail Trade                                       103.8    100.9    101.4       101.6     103.3     104.4      103.3     102.7     102.0     102.9     105.4      108.7         103.4
  Food and Beverage Stores                           24.7     24.3     24.1        24.1      24.5      24.8       24.6      24.5      24.4      24.6      24.8       25.0          24.5
   Grocery Stores                                    20.7     20.3     20.2        20.2      20.5      20.7       20.4      20.3      20.3      20.5      20.6       20.7          20.5
  General Merchandise Stores                         12.3     11.6     11.6        11.5      11.8      11.8       11.8      11.7      11.7      11.9      12.6       13.4          12.0
   Department Stores                                  9.4      8.8      8.8         8.7       8.9       9.0        9.0       8.9       8.9       9.1       9.7       10.4           9.1

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            56.7     56.8     56.9        57.1      57.9      58.1       56.2      55.7      57.4      58.1      58.2       58.8          57.3
 Transportation and Warehousing                      53.9     54.1     54.2        54.4      55.3      55.4       53.5      53.0      54.7      55.0      55.6       56.0          54.6
  Air Transportation                                 16.4     16.5     16.7        16.7      17.0      17.0       17.0      16.9      16.9      17.1      17.2       17.2          16.9
  Couriers and Messengers                             7.9      7.8      7.8         7.7       7.8       7.9        7.6       7.6       7.7       7.7       7.8        8.4           7.8
Information                                           24.0    24.1    24.1    24.2    24.2    24.2    24.4    24.4    24.3    24.4    24.5    24.7    24.3
  Telecommunications                                  10.7    10.7    10.7    10.9    10.9    10.9    11.0    11.0    11.1    11.1    11.2    11.2    11.0
    Wired Telecommunications Carriers                  8.5     8.5     8.5     8.6     8.6     8.6     8.6     8.6     8.7     8.7     8.7     8.8     8.6
  Internet Serv. Prvdrs, Web Srch Portals & D.P.S.     3.9     3.9     3.9     4.0     3.9     3.9     4.0     4.0     4.0     3.9     3.9     4.0     3.9

Financial Activities                                  76.7    76.5    76.5    76.2    76.2    77.0    76.8    76.5    75.4    75.7    75.5    75.3    76.2
 Finance and Insurance                                60.0    59.8    59.7    59.4    59.1    59.4    59.5    59.3    58.7    59.0    59.0    58.9    59.3
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities          17.4    17.3    17.0    17.0    16.7    16.6    16.6    16.3    16.1    16.2    16.2    16.3    16.6
    Depository Credit Intermediation                  11.0    11.1    11.1    11.1    11.1    11.1    11.0    11.1    11.0    11.1    11.1    11.2    11.1
  Insurance Carriers and Related Activities           34.6    34.5    34.7    34.4    34.3    34.6    34.6    34.7    34.4    34.3    34.1    34.2    34.5
    Insurance Carriers                                24.4    24.4    24.5    23.9    23.9    24.1    24.1    24.2    24.0    23.8    23.8    23.7    24.1
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                   16.7    16.7    16.8    16.8    17.1    17.6    17.3    17.2    16.7    16.7    16.5    16.4    16.9
  Real Estate                                         11.1    11.1    11.2    11.1    11.3    11.5    11.3    11.3    11.0    10.9    11.0    11.1    11.2

Professional and Business Services                   156.8   156.7   158.0   159.8   161.1   163.5   162.8   163.2   162.0   161.9   162.0   162.0   160.8
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services        79.7    80.1    80.3    80.5    80.1    81.1    80.7    80.6    79.5    79.8    80.2    80.6    80.3
   Legal Services                                     15.7    15.7    15.8    15.6    15.6    15.9    15.9    15.7    15.5    15.7    15.7    15.8    15.7
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      12.2    12.6    12.6    12.6    11.8    11.7    11.4    11.5    11.3    11.5    11.8    12.2    11.9
   Architectural, Engineering & Related Services      13.0    13.0    13.2    13.3    13.4    13.7    13.7    13.6    13.3    13.3    13.2    13.1    13.3
   Computer Systems Design & Related Serviecs         12.5    12.5    12.4    12.6    12.7    12.8    12.8    12.8    12.8    13.0    13.0    13.2    12.8
   Scientific Research & Development Services          7.9     7.9     7.9     7.9     7.9     8.1     8.1     8.0     8.0     7.9     7.9     7.9     8.0
 Management of Companies and Enterprises              17.2    17.2    17.1    16.6    16.6    16.8    16.4    16.4    16.3    16.2    16.3    16.3    16.6
 Adm/Support & Waste Mgt/Remediation Services         59.9    59.4    60.6    62.7    64.4    65.6    65.7    66.2    66.2    65.9    65.5    65.1    63.9
 Administrative and Support Services                  56.2    55.8    56.9    59.0    60.6    61.7    61.9    62.4    62.4    61.6    61.2    60.9    60.1
   Employment Services                                13.7    13.6    14.0    13.7    13.8    13.9    14.2    14.7    14.7    14.8    14.7    14.5    14.2

Educational and Health Services                      142.9   144.0   144.8   144.8   145.6   145.1   143.5   141.9   145.3   147.2   147.9   148.2   145.1
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools      6.9     7.6     7.9     7.9     7.8     6.8     6.5     6.4     7.3     7.7     8.1     7.9     7.4
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   121.5   121.8   122.1   122.0   122.7   123.4   122.3   121.2   121.9   122.7   123.3   123.8   122.4
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                      42.2    42.3    42.3    42.3    42.7    43.2    43.0    42.8    42.7    42.8    43.1    43.4    42.7
  Offices of Physicians                               16.5    16.5    16.5    16.5    16.6    16.8    16.9    16.7    16.6    16.7    16.9    17.0    16.7
 Hospitals                                            39.4    39.4    39.5    39.7    39.9    39.9    40.0    39.9    40.0    40.1    40.2    40.2    39.9
 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities              18.4    18.5    18.5    18.3    18.3    18.4    18.4    18.1    18.1    18.3    18.4    18.5    18.4
 Social Assistance                                    21.5    21.6    21.8    21.7    21.8    21.9    20.9    20.4    21.1    21.5    21.6    21.7    21.5

Leisure and Hospitality                               64.1    64.5    65.5    66.9    69.9    73.0    71.9    71.0    69.1    67.7    67.3    67.6    68.2
 Accommodation and Food Services                      54.2    54.5    55.0    55.9    57.5    58.7    56.8    56.6    56.8    56.4    57.2    57.3    56.4
 Food Services and Drinking Places                    46.7    47.1    47.4    48.2    49.6    50.5    47.5    47.2    48.8    48.7    49.5    49.6    48.4
   Full-Service Restaurants                           18.5    18.6    18.6    18.8    19.4    19.9    19.5    19.4    19.0    18.7    18.9    18.9    19.0

Other Services                                        46.0    46.1    46.6    46.9    47.5    48.8    49.4    49.1    48.3    47.9    48.2    48.4    47.8

Government                                           166.2   168.3   169.1   169.1   169.0   169.4   162.2   160.4   164.0   166.3   167.7   168.5   166.7
 Federal Government                                   19.9    19.8    19.7    19.6    19.7    19.9    17.6    17.6    17.5    17.5    17.5    17.5    18.7
 State Government                                     35.3    36.3    36.3    36.4    36.1    35.2    34.6    34.7    35.8    36.4    36.3    36.5    35.8
 Local Government                                    111.0   112.2   113.1   113.1   113.2   114.3   110.0   108.1   110.7   112.4   113.9   114.5   112.2
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                           2007 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)            In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-08                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2006


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct      Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1016.1   1017.1   1024.0      1030.4    1037.5    1046.3    1035.2     1028.3    1031.2    1036.5    1041.8     1047.1    1032.6

Total Private Sector                                851.4    849.8    857.0       862.6     870.5     879.9      874.8     870.8     868.9     869.1     872.9      877.5     867.1

Goods Producing                                     131.7    131.3    132.6       134.4     135.9     136.8      136.6     136.5     136.6     136.2     135.5      135.1     134.9

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             40.4     40.2     41.3        43.4      44.6      45.5       45.9      46.3      46.3      45.8      45.5       45.1         44.2
 Construction of Buildings                            9.8      9.6      9.7        10.0      10.3      10.4       10.6      10.8      10.6      10.4      10.4       10.3         10.2
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         26.8     26.7     27.4        28.7      29.5      30.2       30.4      30.6      30.7      30.5      30.4       30.2         29.3

Manufacturing                                        91.3     91.1     91.3        91.0      91.3      91.3       90.7      90.2      90.3      90.4      90.0       90.0         90.7

 Durable Goods                                       36.0     35.9     36.2        36.4      36.6      36.4       36.1      35.8      36.0      35.9      35.7       35.9         36.1
 Non-Durable Goods                                   55.3     55.2     55.1        54.6      54.7      54.9       54.6      54.4      54.3      54.5      54.3       54.1         54.7
  Chemical Manufacturing                             30.5     30.4     30.4        30.2      30.3      30.6       30.9      30.8      30.6      30.7      30.7       30.9         30.6
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       20.3     20.3     20.3        20.2      20.2      20.4       20.6      20.6      20.6      20.7      20.8       20.9         20.5

Service-Providing                                   884.4    885.8    891.4       896.0     901.6     909.5      898.6     891.8     894.6     900.3     906.3      912.0     897.7

Private Service-Providing                           719.7    718.5    724.4       728.2     734.6     743.1      738.2     734.3     732.3     732.9     737.4      742.4     732.2

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   214.2    211.9    212.8       212.7     213.8     214.9      211.7     211.0     212.1     214.3     218.1      221.4     214.1

 Wholesale Trade                                     54.3     54.4     54.6        54.7      54.7      55.0       54.3      54.1      54.0      53.8      53.8       53.9         54.3
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      26.4     26.6     26.7        26.7      26.7      27.0       26.5      26.5      26.6      26.4      26.5       26.6         26.6
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  21.1     21.2     21.2        21.3      21.3      21.3       21.3      21.0      20.8      20.8      20.7       20.6         21.1

 Retail Trade                                       103.5    101.0    101.5       101.3     102.0     102.8      101.8     101.6     101.1     103.0     106.6      109.0     102.9
  Food and Beverage Stores                           25.3     25.0     25.1        24.6      24.6      24.8       24.6      24.5      24.3      24.5      24.9       25.0      24.8
   Grocery Stores                                    21.1     20.8     20.8        20.5      20.4      20.5       20.3      20.2      20.2      20.3      20.8       20.8      20.6
  General Merchandise Stores                         12.0     11.3     11.3        11.2      11.4      11.7       11.6      11.6      11.6      12.3      13.0       13.7      11.9
   Department Stores                                  9.2      8.6      8.6         8.6       8.7       8.9        8.8       8.9       8.9       9.4      10.1       10.6       9.1

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            56.4     56.5     56.7        56.7      57.1      57.1       55.6      55.3      57.0      57.5      57.7       58.5         56.8
 Transportation and Warehousing                      53.5     53.6     53.8        53.8      54.3      54.3       52.7      52.5      54.1      54.7      54.9       55.8         54.0
  Air Transportation                                 15.6     15.7     16.0        16.0      16.3      16.4       16.2      16.2      16.1      16.2      16.2       16.2         16.1
  Couriers and Messengers                             7.6      7.6      7.6         7.5       7.5       7.5        7.5       7.6       7.8       7.7       7.9        8.7          7.7
Information                                           24.1    24.2    24.3    23.9    23.9    24.0    24.5    24.3    24.0    23.3    23.4    23.2    23.9
  Telecommunications                                  10.3    10.3    10.3    10.3    10.3    10.2    10.5    10.4    10.2    10.1    10.0     9.9    10.2
    Wired Telecommunications Carriers                  7.2     7.3     7.3     7.3     7.4     7.4     7.7     7.7     7.6     7.6     7.5     7.5     7.5
  Internet Serv. Prvdrs, Web Srch Portals & D.P.S.     4.7     4.6     4.6     4.3     4.3     4.4     4.4     4.4     4.4     4.0     4.0     4.0     4.3

Financial Activities                                  76.8    76.9    77.0    77.4    77.6    78.7    78.5    78.4    77.2    77.1    76.9    77.0    77.5
 Finance and Insurance                                60.5    60.6    60.6    60.7    60.7    61.0    61.0    60.9    60.2    60.1    60.1    60.0    60.5
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities          17.7    17.7    17.7    17.8    17.8    17.8    17.8    17.7    17.5    17.4    17.4    17.3    17.6
    Depository Credit Intermediation                  10.4    10.4    10.4    10.5    10.6    10.7    10.9    10.9    10.7    10.8    10.9    10.8    10.7
  Insurance Carriers and Related Activities           34.9    34.9    35.0    34.9    34.9    35.1    34.9    34.8    34.5    34.5    34.6    34.5    34.8
    Insurance Carriers                                24.8    24.8    24.9    24.7    24.6    24.7    24.5    24.4    24.2    24.2    24.2    24.2    24.5
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                   16.3    16.3    16.4    16.7    16.9    17.7    17.5    17.5    17.0    17.0    16.8    17.0    16.9
  Real Estate                                         11.1    11.1    11.2    11.6    11.4    11.6    11.8    11.7    11.4    11.4    11.3    11.4    11.4

Professional and Business Services                   156.3   157.1   158.4   161.7   162.8   164.7   165.6   165.7   163.9   163.7   163.3   163.4   162.2
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services        77.7    78.3    78.6    80.3    79.7    80.5    80.7    80.5    79.7    80.1    80.4    80.8    79.8
   Legal Services                                     15.6    15.6    15.6    15.7    15.7    16.0    16.1    16.0    15.8    15.8    15.8    16.0    15.8
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      11.6    12.1    12.1    12.2    11.4    11.4    11.4    11.4    11.3    11.4    11.6    12.0    11.7
   Architectural, Engineering & Related Services      13.3    13.3    13.3    13.5    13.7    13.8    13.7    13.5    13.3    13.2    13.1    13.0    13.4
   Computer Systems Design & Related Serviecs         11.3    11.3    11.3    11.2    11.2    11.2    11.3    11.3    11.4    11.4    11.5    11.6    11.3
   Scientific Research & Development Services          7.3     7.3     7.3     7.4     7.4     7.5     7.7     7.6     7.6     7.8     7.8     7.8     7.5
 Management of Companies and Enterprises              18.1    18.1    18.2    18.0    18.0    18.1    18.2    18.2    17.8    17.6    17.6    17.7    18.0
 Adm/Support & Waste Mgt/Remediation Services         60.5    60.7    61.6    63.4    65.1    66.1    66.7    67.0    66.4    66.0    65.3    64.9    64.5
 Administrative and Support Services                  56.9    57.1    58.0    59.8    61.5    62.4    62.9    63.2    62.6    62.2    61.6    61.1    60.8
   Employment Services                                14.6    14.7    15.0    14.8    15.3    15.6    16.2    16.5    16.2    16.0    15.8    15.9    15.6

Educational and Health Services                      138.9   139.0   140.7   141.3   141.9   141.6   140.4   138.7   141.2   143.0   143.8   144.6   141.3
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools      6.9     7.0     7.6     7.7     7.6     6.8     6.4     6.3     7.2     7.7     7.8     7.7     7.2
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   117.5   117.5   118.5   119.0   119.5   120.2   119.3   118.7   119.7   120.4   121.1   121.9   119.4
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                      40.0    40.0    40.1    40.5    40.7    41.2    40.9    40.9    41.3    41.4    41.8    42.1    40.9
  Offices of Physicians                               15.5    15.6    15.6    15.6    15.7    16.0    15.9    15.9    16.3    16.4    16.5    16.6    16.0
 Hospitals                                            38.4    38.4    38.8    38.7    38.8    39.1    39.3    39.2    39.5    39.4    39.6    39.7    39.1
 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities              18.2    18.2    18.4    18.5    18.5    18.5    18.4    18.2    18.0    18.2    18.2    18.4    18.3
 Social Assistance                                    20.9    20.9    21.2    21.3    21.5    21.4    20.7    20.4    20.9    21.4    21.5    21.7    21.2

Leisure and Hospitality                               63.0    62.8    64.3    64.4    67.1    70.4    70.7    69.8    67.8    66.0    66.0    66.5    66.6
 Accommodation and Food Services                      53.1    52.9    54.1    53.9    55.7    56.9    56.1    55.9    56.2    55.1    55.6    55.7    55.1
 Food Services and Drinking Places                    45.7    45.6    46.7    46.5    48.0    48.8    46.7    46.6    48.0    47.2    47.8    48.0    47.1
   Full-Service Restaurants                           18.7    18.6    18.9    18.8    19.2    19.7    19.2    19.2    18.8    18.5    18.7    18.8    18.9

Other Services                                        46.4    46.6    46.9    46.8    47.5    48.8    46.8    46.4    46.1    45.5    45.9    46.3    46.7

Government                                           164.7   167.3   167.0   167.8   167.0   166.4   160.4   157.5   162.3   167.4   168.9   169.6   165.5
 Federal Government                                   17.6    17.5    17.4    17.5    17.5    17.6    17.7    17.7    17.5    19.9    20.0    20.0    18.2
 State Government                                     36.0    36.8    37.0    36.8    36.2    34.9    34.1    33.6    34.6    35.6    35.5    35.6    35.6
 Local Government                                    111.1   113.0   112.6   113.5   113.3   113.9   108.6   106.2   110.2   111.9   113.4   114.0   111.8
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                           2007 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)            In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2005


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug        Sep       Oct      Nov         Dec    ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1009.8   1011.0   1014.6      1024.9    1031.3    1041.3     1030.1    1023.8    1026.8    1028.2    1034.5     1039.0      1026.3

Total Private Sector                                846.6    845.4    849.6       858.5     865.4     875.0      868.7     865.4     864.4      863.8    868.1      872.4         861.9

Goods Producing                                     130.7    130.5    130.8       133.4     134.5     135.6      135.3     136.0     136.3      135.5    135.8      135.7         134.2

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             38.2     37.3     37.7        41.0      42.6       43.5      43.9      44.5      44.8       43.9     44.2        43.3         42.1
 Construction of Buildings                            9.2      9.2      9.2         9.9      10.1       10.3      10.3      10.4      10.1       10.1     10.1        10.0          9.9
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         25.4     24.7     24.9        26.7      27.9       28.5      28.9      29.4      29.8       29.1     29.1        28.8         27.8

Manufacturing                                        92.5     93.2     93.1        92.4      91.9       92.1      91.4      91.5      91.5       91.6     91.6        92.4         92.1

 Durable Goods                                       36.5     37.3     37.1        37.2      36.6       36.7      36.5      36.5      36.5       36.6     36.5        37.0         36.8
 Non-Durable Goods                                   56.0     55.9     56.0        55.2      55.3       55.4      54.9      55.0      55.0       55.0     55.1        55.4         55.4
  Chemical Manufacturing                             30.5     30.6     30.6        30.2      30.2       30.4      30.3      30.2      30.0       30.1     30.1        30.2         30.3
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       20.7     20.7     20.7        20.4      20.4       20.5      20.6      20.5      20.4       20.4     20.4        20.4         20.5

Service-Providing                                   879.1    880.5    883.8       891.5     896.8     905.7      894.8     887.8     890.5      892.7    898.7      903.3         892.1

Private Service-Providing                           715.9    714.9    718.8       725.1     730.9     739.4      733.4     729.4     728.1      728.3    732.3      736.7         727.8

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   212.1    209.8    210.6       211.9     213.9     216.0      212.7     211.8     212.8      214.1    217.2      220.8         213.6

 Wholesale Trade                                     54.7     54.7     54.6        54.8      54.9       55.1      54.8      54.4      54.4       54.5     54.6        54.8         54.7
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      26.8     26.7     26.6        26.6      26.6       26.7      26.5      26.5      26.4       26.4     26.4        26.6         26.6
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  21.5     21.7     21.6        21.8      21.8       21.7      21.8      21.3      21.3       21.4     21.4        21.4         21.6

 Retail Trade                                       102.2    100.0    100.1       101.2     102.7     104.0      102.6     102.3     101.9      102.7    105.1      107.9         102.7
  Food and Beverage Stores                           24.8     24.6     24.4        24.6      25.0      25.1       24.6      24.6      24.5       24.7     24.8       25.2          24.7
   Grocery Stores                                    19.9     19.8     19.6        19.9      20.3      20.4       20.0      20.0      20.1       20.2     20.4       20.8          20.1
  General Merchandise Stores                         12.1     11.5     11.4        11.3      11.5      11.8       11.9      11.8      11.6       11.8     12.5       13.1          11.9
   Department Stores                                  9.7      9.1      9.1         8.7       8.9       9.0        9.2       9.2       8.9        9.0      9.8       10.3           9.2

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            55.2     55.1     55.9        55.9      56.3       56.9      55.3      55.1      56.5       56.9     57.5        58.1         56.2
 Transportation and Warehousing                      52.3     52.2     52.7        52.7      53.2       53.8      52.1      51.9      53.5       53.8     54.4        55.1         53.1
  Air Transportation                                 14.3     14.3     14.6        14.8      15.0       15.2      15.4      15.4      15.4       15.5     15.6        15.5         15.1
  Couriers and Messengers                             7.5      7.6      7.6         7.6       7.7        7.7       7.7       7.7       7.8        7.8      8.0         8.6          7.8
Information                                           24.0    23.8    24.0    23.4    23.4    23.5    23.5    23.4    23.1    23.3    23.5    23.7    23.6
  Telecommunications                                  10.7    10.6    10.7    10.2    10.1    10.1    10.2    10.2    10.0    10.1    10.2    10.3    10.3
   Wired Telecommunications Carriers                   7.2     7.1     7.3     6.8     6.9     6.9     7.0     6.9     6.9     7.0     7.0     7.2     7.0
  Internet Serv. Prvdrs, Web Srch Portals & D.P.S.     4.5     4.5     4.4     4.4     4.4     4.4     4.4     4.3     4.3     4.3     4.2     4.3     4.4

Financial Activities                                  78.4    78.0    77.9    77.9    78.1    78.5    78.6    78.6    77.8    78.1    78.2    78.5    78.2
 Finance and Insurance                                61.7    61.3    61.2    61.3    61.2    61.4    61.4    61.5    60.9    61.5    61.6    61.8    61.4
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities          17.4    17.2    17.1    17.3    17.3    17.4    17.6    17.8    17.7    17.7    17.8    18.0    17.5
   Depository Credit Intermediation                   10.3    10.2    10.2    10.3    10.3    10.5    10.4    10.5    10.4    10.4    10.5    10.7    10.4
  Insurance Carriers and Related Activities           36.4    36.2    36.2    36.5    36.5    36.5    36.5    36.4    36.1    35.8    35.8    35.9    36.2
   Insurance Carriers                                 26.2    26.1    26.1    26.4    26.4    26.4    26.2    26.2    26.0    25.6    25.6    25.6    26.1
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                   16.7    16.7    16.7    16.6    16.9    17.1    17.2    17.1    16.9    16.6    16.6    16.7    16.8
  Real Estate                                         11.1    11.1    11.0    10.9    11.1    11.3    11.6    11.5    11.4    11.1    11.2    11.4    11.2

Professional and Business Services                   154.6   155.1   156.3   159.6   159.7   162.4   161.8   161.2   161.2   161.7   161.5   161.3   159.7
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services        75.3    75.9    76.4    77.2    76.4    77.5    77.6    77.3    76.8    77.6    78.0    78.9    77.1
   Legal Services                                     15.3    15.3    15.3    15.4    15.4    15.8    15.8    15.6    15.4    15.5    15.6    15.7    15.5
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      11.5    11.9    11.9    11.8    11.0    11.1    11.0    11.0    11.0    11.1    11.3    11.6    11.4
   Architectural, Engineering & Related Services      12.0    12.0    12.2    12.5    12.6    12.8    12.8    12.8    12.6    12.6    12.6    12.7    12.5
   Computer Systems Design & Related Serviecs         11.2    11.3    11.3    11.2    11.2    11.1    11.2    11.2    11.1    11.3    11.3    11.4    11.2
   Scientific Research & Development Services          7.5     7.6     7.6     7.6     7.6     7.6     7.6     7.5     7.5     7.3     7.3     7.2     7.5
 Management of Companies and Enterprises              17.8    18.0    18.3    18.2    18.3    19.0    18.9    18.9    19.0    19.0    18.9    18.9    18.6
 Adm/Support & Waste Mgt/Remediation Services         61.5    61.2    61.6    64.2    65.0    65.9    65.3    65.0    65.4    65.1    64.6    63.5    64.0
 Administrative and Support Services                  58.1    57.9    58.2    60.6    61.3    62.2    61.6    61.3    61.7    61.5    61.0    60.0    60.5
   Employment Services                                16.4    16.4    16.4    16.6    16.2    16.6    16.5    16.5    16.5    16.6    16.3    15.9    16.4
   Investigation and Security Services                10.7    10.8    11.0    10.6    10.8    10.8    10.4    10.3    10.7    10.5    10.4    10.5    10.6

Educational and Health Services                      136.3   137.4   138.1   138.9   139.7   139.0   137.9   136.1   138.1   139.9   140.5   140.7   138.6
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools      6.5     7.2     7.5     7.4     7.4     6.6     6.3     6.2     7.0     7.5     7.6     7.4     7.1
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   115.3   115.6   115.9   116.5   117.2   117.6   117.0   116.0   116.8   117.6   118.0   118.3   116.8
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                      39.1    39.1    39.2    39.2    39.4    39.6    39.8    39.7    39.8    39.8    40.0    40.1    39.6
  Offices of Physicians                               15.8    15.8    15.8    15.9    15.9    15.9    15.8    15.8    15.6    15.6    15.8    15.8    15.8
 Hospitals                                            37.6    37.6    37.9    38.2    38.3    38.5    38.7    38.5    38.8    38.8    38.9    39.0    38.4
 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities              18.5    18.7    18.4    18.6    18.8    18.8    18.7    18.5    18.4    18.6    18.6    18.7    18.6
 Social Assistance                                    20.1    20.2    20.4    20.5    20.7    20.7    19.8    19.3    19.8    20.4    20.5    20.5    20.2

Leisure and Hospitality                               62.2    62.0    62.9    64.4    66.8    69.8    70.0    69.4    67.1    64.9    64.8    64.9    65.8
 Accommodation and Food Services                      52.4    52.2    53.0    54.0    55.5    56.6    55.8    55.6    55.1    54.3    54.4    54.2    54.4
 Food Services and Drinking Places                    44.0    44.0    44.7    46.0    47.4    48.2    46.1    45.8    46.9    46.4    46.6    46.5    46.1
   Full-Service Restaurants                           17.6    17.5    17.7    17.8    18.5    19.0    18.7    18.7    18.4    18.1    18.2    18.2    18.2

Other Services                                        48.3    48.8    49.0    49.0    49.3    50.2    48.9    48.9    48.0    46.3    46.6    46.8    48.3

Government                                           163.2   165.6   165.0   166.4   165.9   166.3   161.4   158.4   162.4   164.4   166.4   166.6   164.3
 Federal Government                                   18.0    17.8    17.7    17.7    17.8    18.0    18.1    18.1    17.9    17.8    17.7    17.7    17.9
 State Government                                     35.0    35.8    35.5    35.6    35.3    34.2    33.7    33.5    34.9    35.8    36.2    36.4    35.2
 Local Government                                    110.2   112.0   111.8   113.1   112.8   114.1   109.6   106.8   109.6   110.8   112.5   112.5   111.3
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                                Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                           (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                   Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                          Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2004


INDUSTRY TITLE                                         Jan      Feb      Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                        1016.5   1016.1   1023.1     1027.1    1034.4    1043.3   1033.7    1028.2    1030.5   1037.9    1040.9        1046.2   1031.5

Total Private Sector                                  859.6    856.2    862.1      865.7     873.1     881.7    877.3     874.0     872.5     874.8       875.1      880.1    871.0

Goods Producing                                       131.6    131.2    132.8      134.4     136.1     138.1    137.6     138.2     138.7     138.6       137.3      138.0    136.1

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction               38.5     38.0     38.9       40.8      41.8      43.2      43.4     43.6      43.8      43.7        42.9       42.3     41.7
 Construction of Buildings                              9.1      9.1      9.3        9.7       9.8      10.1      10.4     10.5      10.3      10.2        10.1       10.2      9.9
 Specialty Trade Contractors                           26.4     25.9     26.4       27.5      28.1      29.0      29.0     29.1      29.2      29.1        28.4       27.9     28.0

Manufacturing                                          93.1     93.2     93.9       93.6      94.3      94.9      94.2     94.6      94.9      94.9        94.4       95.7     94.3

 Durable Goods                                         36.8     36.9     37.6       37.6      37.7      38.1      37.9     37.9      38.1      38.2        37.5       38.7     37.8
 Non-Durable Goods                                     56.3     56.3     56.3       56.0      56.6      56.8      56.3     56.7      56.8      56.7        56.9       57.0     56.6
  Chemical Manufacturing                               30.0     30.2     30.3       29.8      29.9      30.1      30.3     30.4      30.2      30.4        30.5       30.7     30.2
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                         20.4     20.5     20.5       20.3      20.3      20.4      20.4     20.4      20.3      20.5        20.6       20.6     20.4

Service-Providing                                     884.9    884.9    890.3      892.7     898.3     905.2    896.1     890.0     891.8     899.3       903.6      908.2    895.4

Private Service-Providing                             728.0    725.0    729.3      731.3     737.0     743.6    739.7     735.8     733.8     736.2       737.8      742.1    735.0

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                     217.6    215.1    216.3      214.8     216.5     218.2    214.3     212.9     214.4     216.8       219.1      221.8    216.5

 Wholesale Trade                                       56.4     56.3     56.8       56.1      56.0      56.0      55.4     55.2      55.3      55.3        54.9       55.0     55.7
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                        27.6     27.5     27.7       27.2      27.2      27.2      26.9     26.8      26.6      26.9        26.6       26.9     27.1
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                    22.2     22.1     22.3       22.2      22.1      22.2      21.9     21.9      21.8      21.7        21.6       21.6     22.0

 Retail Trade                                         102.7    100.7    100.9      100.7     102.1     103.4    103.1     102.5     101.8     103.5       106.3      109.0    103.1
  Food and Beverage Stores                             24.5     24.4     24.4       24.0      24.5      24.7     24.9      24.6      24.6      25.0        25.2       25.5     24.7
   Grocery Stores                                      20.3     20.2     20.1       19.7      20.1      20.2     19.9      19.7      19.8      20.1        20.2       20.4     20.1
  General Merchandise Stores                           11.5     11.2     11.1       11.0      11.1      11.6     11.9      11.9      11.6      11.9        12.8       13.5     11.8
   Department Stores                                    9.0      8.7      8.6        8.6       8.7       9.1      9.4       9.4       9.2       9.4        10.2       10.8      9.3

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities              58.5     58.1     58.6       58.0      58.4      58.8      55.8     55.2      57.3      58.0        57.9       57.8     57.7
 Utilities                                              3.5      3.5      3.5        3.4       3.4       3.5       3.4      3.4       3.3       3.3         3.3        2.9      3.4
 Transportation and Warehousing                        55.0     54.6     55.1       54.6      55.0      55.3      52.4     51.8      54.0      54.7        54.6       54.9     54.3
  Air Transportation                                   13.8     13.8     14.0       14.2      14.4      14.4      14.6     14.5      14.6      14.6        14.5       14.4     14.3
  Couriers and Messengers                               7.9      7.9      7.9        7.7       7.7       7.8       7.6      7.5       7.6       7.6         7.8        8.1      7.8

Information                                            27.3     26.8     26.9       26.0      25.6      25.4      25.5     25.4      25.1      25.1        25.1       25.2     25.8
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)               6.5      6.6      6.5        6.4       6.4       6.4       6.5      6.5       6.4       6.6         6.5        6.6      6.5
  Telecommunications                                   13.3     12.9     13.1       12.7      12.4      12.2      11.4     11.4      11.3      11.2        11.1       11.2     12.0
    Wired Telecommunications Carriers                   8.3      8.0      8.5        8.1       8.0       8.1       8.0      8.0       7.9       7.6         7.6        7.6      8.0
  Internet Serv. Prvdrs, Web Srch Portals & D.P.S.      4.8      4.8      4.8        4.8       4.8       4.8       4.9      4.8       4.8       4.7         4.7        4.7      4.8
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2004


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan     Feb     Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

Financial Activities                                 80.2    80.0    80.0       80.4      80.4      81.1      82.1     81.8      80.8      80.5        80.3       80.3     80.7
 Finance and Insurance                               63.6    63.5    63.4       63.6      63.4      63.6      64.4     64.1      63.3      63.3        63.0       63.1     63.5
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities         16.2    16.2    16.1       16.5      16.5      16.6      16.7     16.8      16.6      17.0        17.0       17.4     16.6
    Depository Credit Intermediation                  9.8     9.8     9.8       10.0      10.0      10.1      10.1     10.1       9.9      10.2        10.1       10.4     10.0
  Insurance Carriers and Related Activities          39.2    39.0    39.0       38.9      38.7      38.6      39.3     39.0      38.5      38.1        37.7       37.5     38.6
    Insurance Carriers                               28.3    28.2    28.2       28.1      27.9      27.8      28.3     28.1      27.8      27.4        27.2       27.1     27.9
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                  16.6    16.5    16.6       16.8      17.0      17.5      17.7     17.7      17.5      17.2        17.3       17.2     17.1
  Real Estate                                        10.2    10.2    10.3       10.4      10.5      10.8      10.9     10.9      10.7      10.7        10.9       10.8     10.6

Professional and Business Services                  161.4   160.2   161.7      162.9     163.0     164.5    164.7     164.4     162.8     162.8       162.7      162.7    162.8
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       75.1    75.2    75.4       75.3      74.7      75.5     75.9      76.0      75.0      76.3        76.9       77.4     75.7
   Legal Services                                    15.4    15.3    15.2       15.4      15.4      15.6     15.7      15.5      15.3      15.5        15.6       15.6     15.5
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services     10.7    11.0    11.0       10.9      10.2      10.3     10.4      10.6      10.4      10.6        10.9       11.3     10.7
   Architectural, Engineering & Related Services     12.5    12.4    12.5       12.2      12.3      12.4     12.3      12.2      12.0      12.4        12.4       12.3     12.3
   Computer Systems Design & Related Serviecs        11.2    11.2    11.2       11.1      11.1      11.1     11.4      11.4      11.3      11.6        11.6       11.8     11.3
   Scientific Research & Development Services         7.8     7.8     7.8        7.9       7.8       7.9      7.9       7.9       7.8       7.6         7.6        7.8      7.8
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             19.2    19.4    19.6       19.3      19.4      19.6     19.3      19.3      18.7      18.7        18.7       18.6     19.2
 Adm/Support & Waste Mgt/Remediation Services        67.1    65.6    66.7       68.3      68.9      69.4     69.5      69.1      69.1      67.8        67.1       66.7     67.9
 Administrative and Support Services                 63.3    61.8    62.9       64.6      65.1      65.6     65.6      65.2      65.3      64.0        63.4       63.1     64.2
   Employment Services                               21.4    20.4    20.4       19.9      19.6      19.6     19.5      19.2      18.8      18.6        18.0       17.8     19.4
   Investigation and Security Services                9.7     9.8    10.0       10.0      10.3      10.5     10.9      11.1      11.3      10.9        11.0       11.2     10.6

Educational and Health Services                     136.2   136.8   137.9      138.3     139.1     138.5    136.6     135.3     136.4     138.7       139.1      139.9    137.7
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     6.6     7.2     7.5        7.5       7.5       6.6      6.4       6.5       7.2       7.8         7.8        7.8      7.2
 Health Care and Social Assistance                  115.3   114.9   115.9      116.1     116.7     117.0    115.8     115.2     115.1     116.1       116.4      117.1    116.0
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     37.9    37.9    38.4       38.6      38.8      39.0     38.6      38.5      38.6      38.8        39.0       39.3     38.6
  Offices of Physicians                              15.5    15.5    15.6       15.6      15.7      15.7     15.7      15.8      15.8      15.8        15.9       16.0     15.7
 Hospitals                                           39.1    38.7    38.8       38.9      39.0      39.1     38.8      38.6      38.6      39.0        38.9       39.0     38.9
 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities             17.5    17.5    17.6       17.6      17.8      17.9     18.1      18.1      17.9      17.9        18.1       18.2     17.9
 Social Assistance                                   20.8    20.8    21.1       21.0      21.1      21.0     20.3      20.0      20.0      20.4        20.4       20.6     20.6

Leisure and Hospitality                              61.1    61.6    61.8       62.7      65.4      68.1      68.2     67.8      66.4      65.4        64.5       64.8     64.8
 Accommodation and Food Services                     51.5    52.1    52.4       52.6      54.4      55.5      54.3     54.4      54.6      54.4        54.0       54.1     53.7
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   43.6    44.1    44.4       44.3      45.8      46.6      44.1     44.1      45.8      46.0        45.7       45.9     45.0
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.8    18.1    18.2       18.2      18.6      18.9      18.6     18.6      18.4      18.1        18.2       18.2     18.3

Other Services                                       44.2    44.5    44.7       46.2      47.0      47.8      48.3     48.2      47.9      46.9        47.0       47.4     46.7

Government                                          156.9   159.9   161.0      161.4     161.3     161.6    156.4     154.2     158.0     163.1       165.8      166.1    160.5
 Federal Government                                  17.4    17.3    17.4       17.7      17.9      18.0     18.4      18.3      18.2      18.1        18.2       18.2     17.9
 State Government                                    31.1    32.4    33.1       33.3      32.8      32.4     33.2      32.9      34.0      35.3        35.8       36.0     33.5
 Local Government                                   108.4   110.2   110.5      110.4     110.6     111.2    104.8     103.0     105.8     109.7       111.8      111.9    109.0
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2003


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1020.3   1017.3   1022.1     1026.9    1034.4    1041.7   1035.6    1030.9    1036.1   1043.5    1047.4        1050.3   1033.9

Total Private Sector                                863.2    857.8    862.3      867.7     875.7     882.9    880.5     879.9     881.9     884.4       887.3      889.9    876.1

Goods Producing                                     135.5    134.7    135.4      137.8     139.7     140.6    139.8     140.1     140.2     139.5       138.8      138.3    138.4

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             38.6     37.5     37.9       40.2      41.9      42.5      43.0     43.2      43.2      43.2        42.8       42.1     41.3
 Construction of Buildings                            8.9      8.6      8.6        9.0       9.3       9.5       9.8      9.8       9.8       9.8         9.8        9.8      9.4
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         27.0     26.3     26.7       28.0      29.2      29.5      29.4     29.6      29.5      29.4        28.9       28.5     28.5

Manufacturing                                        96.9     97.2     97.5       97.6      97.8      98.1      96.8     96.9      97.0      96.3        96.0       96.2     97.0

 Durable Goods                                       38.2     38.2     38.5       38.3      38.5      38.5      38.1     38.1      38.2      37.8        37.9       38.1     38.2
 Non-Durable Goods                                   58.7     59.0     59.0       59.3      59.3      59.6      58.7     58.8      58.8      58.5        58.1       58.1     58.8
  Chemical Manufacturing                             30.1     30.2     30.2       30.6      30.6      31.1      31.3     31.5      31.4      31.2        31.0       31.1     30.9
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       20.2     20.3     20.4       20.8      20.8      21.0      21.2     21.2      21.1      20.9        20.9       20.9     20.8

Service-Providing                                   884.8    882.6    886.7      889.1     894.7     901.1    895.8     890.8     895.9     904.0       908.6      912.0    895.5

Private Service-Providing                           727.7    723.1    726.9      729.9     736.0     742.3    740.7     739.8     741.7     744.9       748.5      751.6    737.8

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   219.8    217.2    217.4      216.5     217.3     218.4    214.7     214.0     215.9     218.3       221.2      224.3    217.9

 Wholesale Trade                                     57.0     57.0     57.0       56.9      56.9      57.0      56.8     56.6      56.6      56.4        56.4       56.6     56.8
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      29.2     29.1     29.2       28.9      28.8      28.7      28.6     28.3      28.1      27.9        27.8       27.8     28.5
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  20.9     21.1     21.0       21.1      21.2      21.5      21.5     21.7      21.7      21.8        21.9       22.1     21.5

 Retail Trade                                       103.8    101.7    101.6      101.2     102.1     103.0    101.6     101.6     101.6     102.8       105.6      108.3    102.9
  Food and Beverage Stores                           24.2     24.1     24.0       24.0      24.1      24.3     23.8      23.8      23.8      24.1        24.4       24.6     24.1
   Grocery Stores                                    20.2     20.1     20.0       20.0      20.0      20.2     19.7      19.7      19.7      19.9        20.2       20.2     20.0
  General Merchandise Stores                         11.7     11.3     11.3       11.0      11.1      11.3     11.1      11.2      11.3      11.6        12.2       13.2     11.5
   Department Stores                                  9.2      8.9      8.9        8.6       8.6       8.8      8.6       8.6       8.7       9.1         9.6       10.3      9.0

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            59.0     58.5     58.8       58.4      58.3      58.4      56.3     55.8      57.7      59.1        59.2       59.4     58.2
 Utilities                                            3.4      3.4      3.4        3.3       3.3       3.3       3.4      3.4       3.4       3.4         3.4        3.4      3.4
 Transportation and Warehousing                      55.6     55.1     55.4       55.1      55.0      55.1      52.9     52.4      54.3      55.7        55.8       56.0     54.9
  Air Transportation                                 14.2     14.0     14.1       14.2      14.0      14.1      13.6     13.5      13.5      14.0        13.9       13.9     13.9
  Couriers and Messengers                             8.1      8.1      8.0        7.8       7.8       7.9       7.9      7.8       7.9       8.2         8.1        8.3      8.0

Information                                          26.6     26.5     26.6       26.5      26.6      26.7      27.0     27.6      27.4      27.6        27.8       27.7     27.1
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)             6.5      6.5      6.5        6.5       6.5       6.6       6.5      6.5       6.4       6.5         6.5        6.5      6.5
  Telecommunications                                 12.9     12.9     13.0       12.9      13.0      13.0      13.2     13.7      13.7      13.7        13.8       13.5     13.3
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                           9.5      9.4      9.5        9.2       9.1       9.0       8.8      8.8       8.7       8.7         8.6        8.4      9.0
  Internet Services                                   4.6      4.7      4.7        4.6       4.6       4.6       4.7      4.7       4.7       4.8         4.8        4.8      4.7

Financial Activities                                 79.3     79.0     79.0       79.3      79.6      80.4      81.6     82.1      81.5      81.3        81.3       81.8     80.5
 Finance and Insurance                               63.1     62.8     62.8       63.0      63.0      63.4      64.3     64.8      64.6      64.4        64.4       64.8     63.8
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities         15.7     15.7     15.8       15.7      15.8      16.1      16.3     16.3      16.3      16.2        16.3       16.3     16.0
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2003


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan     Feb     Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

   Depository Credit                                  9.7     9.7     9.7        9.5       9.6       9.7       9.8      9.8       9.8       9.8         9.8        9.9      9.7
 Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                      39.1    38.8    38.7       38.9      38.8      39.1      39.7     40.2      40.1      39.8        39.9       40.3     39.5
   Insurance Carriers                                28.1    27.9    27.8       27.9      27.9      28.1      28.5     29.1      29.1      28.8        28.8       29.2     28.4
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                  16.2    16.2    16.2       16.3      16.6      17.0      17.3     17.3      16.9      16.9        16.9       17.0     16.7
 Real Estate                                          9.9     9.9     9.9       10.0      10.1      10.2      10.6     10.5      10.3      10.2        10.3       10.4     10.2

Professional and Business Services                  163.3   161.7   163.0      164.5     166.0     167.7    168.7     169.7     169.6     169.7       169.8      169.3    166.9
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       76.8    76.5    77.1       77.4      76.8      77.5     77.4      76.8      76.1      76.5        76.8       77.3     76.9
   Legal Services                                    15.3    15.2    15.3       15.2      15.2      15.6     15.7      15.5      15.3      15.5        15.5       15.6     15.4
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services     11.5    11.7    11.7       11.5      10.6      10.6     10.0      10.0       9.9       9.8        10.1       10.4     10.7
   Architectural, Engineering                        12.7    12.5    12.5       13.1      13.2      13.3     13.4      13.3      13.1      13.2        13.2       13.2     13.1
   Computer Systems                                  11.2    11.2    11.2       11.3      11.3      11.4     11.4      11.3      11.3      11.5        11.6       11.6     11.4
   Scientific Research & Development Services         8.7     8.6     8.9        8.7       8.7       8.8      8.9       8.7       8.7       8.5         8.5        8.4      8.7
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             19.9    19.9    20.1       19.8      19.9      20.1     19.9      19.7      19.4      19.4        19.4       19.3     19.7
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          66.6    65.3    65.8       67.3      69.3      70.1     71.4      73.2      74.1      73.8        73.6       72.7     70.3
 Administrative and Support Services                 62.6    61.3    61.8       63.2      65.2      66.0     67.1      69.1      70.0      70.0        69.8       68.9     66.3
   Employment Services                               21.8    21.1    21.7       20.9      21.8      21.9     22.5      24.0      24.9      24.4        24.2       24.3     22.8
   Investigation & Security                           8.8     8.8     8.7        8.8       8.9       9.1      9.1       9.5       9.6       9.9        10.0       10.1      9.3

Educational and Health Services                     135.7   135.5   136.7      136.6     137.3     136.9    136.1     134.5     136.1     137.9       138.6      138.7    136.7
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     6.4     7.0     7.2        7.3       7.3       6.4      6.1       6.0       6.9       7.4         7.5        7.5      6.9
 Health Care and Social Assistance                  115.6   114.8   115.4      115.3     116.0     116.6    116.0     115.3     115.8     116.6       117.1      117.3    116.0
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     38.1    37.9    38.1       38.2      38.5      38.9     38.6      38.6      38.5      38.7        38.8       38.9     38.5
  Offices of Physicians                              15.6    15.5    15.6       15.5      15.6      15.7     15.7      15.7      15.5      15.5        15.5       15.6     15.6
 Hospitals                                           38.9    38.8    38.8       38.8      38.8      39.1     39.3      39.0      39.1      39.4        39.4       39.2     39.1
 Nursing and Residential                             17.6    17.2    17.2       17.1      17.3      17.3     17.2      17.1      17.2      17.4        17.6       17.8     17.3
 Social Assistance                                   21.0    20.9    21.3       21.2      21.4      21.3     20.9      20.6      21.0      21.1        21.3       21.4     21.1

Leisure and Hospitality                              59.5    59.7    60.3       62.1      64.5      66.5      66.5     66.1      65.6      64.4        63.9       63.6     63.6
 Accommodation and Food Services                     50.3    50.6    50.9       52.1      53.7      54.4      53.4     53.4      54.7      53.8        53.8       53.5     52.9
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   42.8    43.2    43.5       44.5      45.7      46.2      44.2     44.1      45.9      45.4        45.5       45.0     44.7
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.4    17.5    17.4       17.7      18.1      18.4      18.2     18.2      18.0      18.3        18.3       18.2     18.0

Other Services                                       43.5    43.5    43.9       44.4      44.7      45.7      46.1     45.8      45.6      45.7        45.9       46.2     45.1

Government                                          157.1   159.5   159.8      159.2     158.7     158.8    155.1     151.0     154.2     159.1       160.1      160.4    157.8
 Federal Government                                  17.9    17.8    17.9       17.8      17.6      17.6     17.9      17.8      17.6      17.3        17.3       17.3     17.7
 State Government                                    32.1    33.3    33.4       33.3      32.9      31.7     31.6      31.2      32.2      33.4        33.1       32.8     32.6
 Local Government                                   107.1   108.4   108.5      108.1     108.2     109.5    105.6     102.0     104.4     108.4       109.7      110.3    107.5
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2002


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1010.4   1015.0   1020.1     1024.4    1029.5    1033.6   1023.4    1018.8    1023.9   1030.6    1037.2        1038.4   1025.4

Total Private Sector                                860.1    862.3    867.9      871.7     876.5     881.8    878.4     876.2     874.9     878.2       882.7      884.0    874.6

Goods Producing                                     141.0    140.5    141.2      142.8     143.5     143.6    142.9     143.6     143.8     142.7       141.6      140.4    142.3

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             38.1     37.8     38.6       41.6      42.3      43.2      43.7     44.2      44.2      44.0        43.3       42.1     41.9
 Construction of Buildings                            9.1      9.1      9.3        9.3       9.5       9.6       9.6      9.6       9.5       9.6         9.5        9.5      9.4
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         27.4     27.0     27.5       28.0      28.5      29.1      29.5     29.9      30.2      29.9        29.3       28.6     28.7

Manufacturing                                       102.9    102.7    102.6      101.2     101.2     100.4      99.2     99.4      99.6      98.7        98.3       98.3    100.4

 Durable Goods                                       42.5     42.2     42.2       41.4      41.0      40.1      39.3     39.1      39.3      39.0        38.8       38.7     40.3
 Non-Durable Goods                                   60.4     60.5     60.4       59.8      60.2      60.3      59.9     60.3      60.3      59.7        59.5       59.6     60.1
  Chemical Manufacturing                             30.1     30.2     30.3       30.3      30.6      30.8      30.2     30.3      30.1      29.7        29.7       29.9     30.2
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       19.2     19.2     19.3       19.3      19.5      19.8      20.0     20.1      20.0      20.3        20.4       20.5     19.8

Service-Providing                                   869.4    874.5    878.9      881.6     886.0     890.0    880.5     875.2     880.1     887.9       895.6      898.0    883.1

Private Service-Providing                           719.1    721.8    726.7      728.9     733.0     738.2    735.5     732.6     731.1     735.5       741.1      743.6    732.3

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   220.3    218.4    219.5      218.0     218.7     220.2    217.5     216.5     218.3     220.6       224.0      227.3    219.9

 Wholesale Trade                                     59.1     59.0     59.3       57.9      57.8      57.9      57.4     57.4      57.6      57.8        58.1       58.2     58.1
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      29.2     29.1     29.2       28.7      28.6      28.6      28.2     28.1      28.1      28.4        28.4       28.4     28.6
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  20.6     20.7     20.7       20.2      20.2      20.5      20.3     20.4      20.5      20.5        20.5       20.6     20.5

 Retail Trade                                       102.1    100.3    101.1      101.1     101.7     102.9    101.1     100.5     101.1     102.0       105.0      108.3    102.3
  Food and Beverage Stores                           23.8     23.8     23.6       24.1      24.2      24.6     24.1      23.8      23.9      24.4        24.6       24.6     24.1
   Grocery Stores                                    20.0     20.1     20.0       20.3      20.4      20.8     20.1      19.8      20.1      20.1        20.4       20.3     20.2
  General Merchandise Stores                         11.8     11.4     11.4       10.9      11.1      11.2     11.2      11.1      11.2      11.4        11.8       12.7     11.4
   Department Stores                                  9.1      8.7      8.7        8.3       8.4       8.6      8.6       8.5       8.6       8.8         9.3       10.3      8.8

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            59.1     59.1     59.1       59.0      59.2      59.4      59.0     58.6      59.6      60.8        60.9       60.8     59.6
 Utilities                                            3.5      3.5      3.6        3.5       3.5       3.5       3.4      3.4       3.4       3.4         3.4        3.4      3.5
 Transportation and Warehousing                      55.6     55.6     55.5       55.5      55.7      55.9      55.6     55.2      56.2      57.4        57.5       57.4     56.1
  Air Transportation                                 14.7     14.7     14.6       14.2      14.2      14.3      14.8     15.0      14.8      14.7        14.6       14.5     14.6
  Couriers and Messengers                             7.8      7.7      7.6        8.0       7.9       7.8       7.9      7.7       7.7       8.2         8.1        8.2      7.9

Information                                          28.3     28.4     28.4       27.3      27.4      27.5      27.5     27.4      27.2      27.1        27.8       27.8     27.7
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)             6.6      6.6      6.6        6.6       6.6       6.6       6.5      6.6       6.5       6.8         6.9        6.9      6.7
  Telecommunications                                 13.5     13.6     13.5       13.0      13.0      13.1      13.0     13.0      13.0      12.8        13.3       13.2     13.2
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                          10.4     10.4     10.4       10.3      10.2      10.2      10.1     10.0      10.0       9.6        10.0        9.8     10.1
  Internet Services                                   5.1      5.1      5.2        4.8       4.8       4.8       4.8      4.6       4.8       4.7         4.7        4.7      4.8

Financial Activities                                 78.1     78.1     78.3       78.4      78.6      79.4      80.0     80.0      79.8      78.9        79.1       79.2     79.0
 Finance and Insurance                               62.3     62.3     62.3       62.7      62.6      63.0      63.5     63.5      63.5      63.2        63.4       63.5     63.0
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities         15.4     15.4     15.4       15.4      15.4      15.5      15.5     15.5      15.5      15.5        15.7       15.8     15.5
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2002


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan     Feb     Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

   Depository Credit                                  8.8     8.8     8.9        8.9       8.9       9.1       9.1      9.1       9.1       9.1         9.1        9.2      9.0
 Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                      39.1    39.1    39.1       39.6      39.5      39.7      40.2     40.2      40.0      39.2        39.2       39.2     39.5
   Insurance Carriers                                29.0    28.9    28.9       29.2      29.0      29.2      29.4     29.3      29.2      28.3        28.2       27.9     28.9
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                  15.8    15.8    16.0       15.7      16.0      16.4      16.5     16.5      16.3      15.7        15.7       15.7     16.0
 Real Estate                                          9.7     9.8     9.8        9.5       9.6       9.8      10.0      9.9       9.8       9.7         9.7        9.8      9.8

Professional and Business Services                  159.4   161.3   163.2      165.3     164.6     164.9    165.9     166.8     164.8     165.8       166.1      164.8    164.4
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       75.6    77.2    77.4       78.9      78.1      78.4     78.0      78.3      77.0      78.5        78.5       78.9     77.9
   Legal Services                                    15.1    15.0    15.1       15.2      15.2      15.6     15.4      15.3      15.1      15.4        15.4       15.6     15.3
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services     11.1    11.1    11.1       11.4      10.7      10.8     10.6      10.6      10.7      10.4        10.6       11.1     10.9
   Architectural, Engineering                        13.3    13.2    13.2       13.8      13.8      13.9     13.7      13.7      13.5      13.2        13.3       13.1     13.5
   Computer Systems                                  11.7    11.6    11.6       11.4      11.3      11.2     11.0      10.9      10.8      11.5        11.4       11.4     11.3
   Scientific Research & Development Services         8.1     8.2     8.1        8.4       8.4       8.5      8.5       8.3       8.1       8.1         8.0        7.7      8.2
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             20.8    20.9    21.1       20.1      20.2      20.4     20.7      20.7      20.4      20.8        21.0       20.7     20.7
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          63.0    63.2    64.7       66.3      66.3      66.1     67.2      67.8      67.4      66.5        66.6       65.2     65.9
 Administrative and Support Services                 59.3    59.4    60.7       62.4      62.5      62.2     63.1      63.7      63.4      62.8        62.8       61.3     62.0
   Employment Services                               18.9    19.1    19.9       20.4      20.3      20.4     21.0      21.5      22.0      20.6        20.9       20.9     20.5
   Investigation & Security                           9.1     9.2     9.2        8.7       8.9       8.8      9.1       9.1       9.1       9.3         9.1        8.8      9.0

Educational and Health Services                     132.5   134.4   135.3      136.0     137.2     136.6    134.5     133.2     134.7     136.6       137.7      137.9    135.6
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.8     7.0     7.2        7.4       7.2       6.0      5.5       5.3       6.5       7.5         7.7        7.9      6.8
 Health Care and Social Assistance                  108.0   108.7   109.3      110.1     110.6     111.0    109.9     109.6     110.0     110.4       110.8      111.2    110.0
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     37.7    37.7    38.0       38.5      38.9      39.0     38.6      38.3      38.3      38.9        38.9       39.3     38.5
  Offices of Physicians                              15.1    15.0    15.0       15.1      15.2      15.3     15.3      15.1      14.9      15.0        15.1       15.2     15.1
 Hospitals                                           35.6    35.7    35.7       35.7      35.6      35.8     35.9      36.1      36.3      36.0        36.1       35.8     35.9
 Nursing and Residential                             16.9    17.3    17.3       17.5      17.5      17.7     17.5      17.5      17.5      17.5        17.6       17.8     17.5
 Social Assistance                                   17.8    18.0    18.3       18.4      18.6      18.5     17.9      17.7      17.9      18.0        18.2       18.3     18.1

Leisure and Hospitality                              57.0    57.3    57.9       60.0      61.9      64.1      64.2     63.7      62.5      62.2        61.6       61.7     61.2
 Accommodation and Food Services                     47.2    47.7    48.5       49.5      50.5      51.2      50.0     49.7      50.3      50.2        50.1       50.2     49.6
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   40.5    40.7    41.6       42.2      42.9      43.4      41.6     41.2      42.7      42.8        42.7       42.9     42.1
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.2    17.2    17.5       17.9      18.3      18.7      18.6     18.6      18.3      18.3        18.5       18.5     18.1

Other Services                                       43.5    43.9    44.1       43.9      44.6      45.5      45.9     45.0      43.8      44.3        44.8       44.9     44.5

Government                                          150.3   152.7   152.2      152.7     153.0     151.8    145.0     142.6     149.0     152.4       154.5      154.4    150.9
 Federal Government                                  17.2    17.1    17.2       17.3      17.3      17.3     17.3      17.4      17.6      17.6        17.8       18.0     17.4
 State Government                                    31.2    32.0    31.3       31.3      31.2      29.7     27.8      27.9      29.5      30.2        30.5       30.5     30.3
 Local Government                                   101.9   103.6   103.7      104.1     104.5     104.8     99.9      97.3     101.9     104.6       106.2      105.9    103.2
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2001


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul      Aug      Sep       Oct         Nov        Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1009.9   1012.6   1016.5     1023.8    1030.5    1041.2   1027.7    1021.0    1023.4   1029.9    1033.4        1037.4   1025.6

Total Private Sector                                864.3    864.5    868.4      875.8     882.8     894.1    886.2     882.2     878.1     880.9       882.6      886.1    878.8

Goods Producing                                     147.6    147.9    148.9      150.5     151.0     152.3    149.7     150.1     149.5     150.0       148.8      147.8    149.5

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             33.6     33.6     34.6       37.8      38.6      39.3      39.8     40.0      39.9      41.5        41.3       40.8     38.4
 Construction of Buildings                            8.1      8.0      8.2        8.6       8.6       8.8       9.1      9.1       8.9       9.2         9.2        9.1      8.7
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         24.1     24.0     24.5       27.1      27.6      28.1      28.5     28.4      28.6      29.7        29.7       29.4     27.5

Manufacturing                                       114.0    114.3    114.3      112.7     112.4     113.0    109.9     110.1     109.6     108.5       107.5      107.0    111.1

 Durable Goods                                       48.6     48.7     48.7       48.6      48.1      48.2      45.9     45.8      45.4      44.5        43.9       43.8     46.7
 Non-Durable Goods                                   65.4     65.6     65.6       64.1      64.3      64.8      64.0     64.3      64.2      64.0        63.6       63.2     64.4
  Chemical Manufacturing                             30.3     30.4     30.5       30.3      30.4      30.9      30.5     30.7      30.4      30.4        30.3       30.4     30.5
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       18.4     18.4     18.5       18.4      18.4      18.8      19.0     19.0      18.8      19.1        19.2       19.3     18.8

Service-Providing                                   862.3    864.7    867.6      873.3     879.5     888.9    878.0     870.9     873.9     879.9       884.6      889.6    876.1

Private Service-Providing                           716.7    716.6    719.5      725.3     731.8     741.8    736.5     732.1     728.6     730.9       733.8      738.3    729.3

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   222.7    220.3    220.4      221.9     222.8     224.7    221.3     220.3     220.5     222.1       224.8      227.6    222.5

 Wholesale Trade                                     60.1     60.3     60.3       60.1      60.0      60.4      59.8     59.3      59.3      58.9        59.0       59.2     59.7
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      31.6     31.7     31.8       31.4      31.4      31.7      30.7     30.6      30.5      30.1        30.1       30.1     31.0
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  17.8     17.8     17.9       18.0      17.7      18.0      18.3     18.0      18.1      18.0        18.2       18.3     18.0

 Retail Trade                                       101.0     98.4     98.9      100.2     100.7     102.2    100.0     100.1      99.9     101.3       104.7      107.8    101.3
  Food and Beverage Stores                           23.3     23.2     23.0       23.4      23.4      24.0     23.5      23.2      23.0      23.5        23.9       24.2     23.5
   Grocery Stores                                    20.1     20.0     19.9       20.0      19.9      20.4     19.6      19.5      19.5      19.9        20.1       20.4     19.9
  General Merchandise Stores                         11.5     10.6     10.6       10.5      10.6      10.9     10.5      10.6      10.9      11.3        12.0       12.7     11.1
   Department Stores                                  8.6      7.6      7.7        7.6       7.8       8.0      7.9       8.0       8.3       8.7         9.4       10.3      8.3

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            61.6     61.6     61.2       61.6      62.1      62.1      61.5     60.9      61.3      61.9        61.1       60.6     61.5
 Utilities                                            3.5      3.4      3.4        3.5       3.5       3.5       3.5      3.5       3.5       3.5         3.6        3.6      3.5
 Transportation and Warehousing                      58.1     58.2     57.8       58.1      58.6      58.6      58.0     57.4      57.8      58.4        57.5       57.0     58.0
  Air Transportation                                 14.2     14.6     14.4       14.6      14.7      14.9      14.9     15.0      14.8      14.7        14.7       14.3     14.7
  Couriers and Messengers                             8.8      8.4      8.3        8.6       8.5       8.3       8.5      8.2       8.1       8.5         8.3        8.2      8.4

Information                                          28.2     28.4     28.5       28.9      28.9      29.1      29.2     28.5      28.9      28.6        28.5       28.4     28.7
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)             6.8      6.9      6.9        6.9       6.9       6.9       6.9      6.8       6.7       6.8         6.6        6.6      6.8
  Telecommunications                                 14.0     14.0     14.1       14.2      14.2      14.3      14.3     14.3      14.3      14.1        14.1       13.9     14.2
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                          11.3     11.4     11.4       11.2      11.2      11.3      11.4     11.4      11.5      11.1        11.1       10.9     11.3
  Internet Services                                   5.9      5.8      5.8        5.3       5.3       5.3       5.3      5.3       5.3       5.3         5.3        5.3      5.4
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2001


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar         Apr      May        Jun       Jul     Aug       Sep        Oct        Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                76.7    76.9    76.9       76.3      77.4      79.0      79.9     79.9      79.1      79.9        79.4       80.0    78.5
  Finance and Insurance                              61.6    61.7    61.6       60.9      61.7      62.9      63.4     63.4      62.9      63.6        63.4       63.8    62.6
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        14.7    15.0    15.1       14.5      14.7      14.9      15.0     14.9      14.7      15.0        15.0       15.3    14.9
     Depository Credit                                8.7     8.8     8.8        8.8       8.9       9.0       8.9      8.9       8.8       8.8         8.8        8.8     8.8
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    38.5    38.2    37.9       37.7      38.4      39.4      38.7     38.9      38.6      38.9        38.6       38.9    38.6
     Insurance Carriers                              30.0    29.7    29.4       29.6      29.6      29.7      28.6     28.9      28.6      28.8        28.5       28.6    29.2
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 15.1    15.2    15.3       15.4      15.7      16.1      16.5     16.5      16.2      16.3        16.0       16.2    15.9
   Real Estate                                        9.4     9.4     9.4        9.8       9.9      10.1      10.4     10.4      10.1      10.1        10.0       10.2     9.9

Professional and Business Services                  163.6   163.6   164.8      165.6     165.9     168.8    166.6     166.1     164.2     165.1       164.8      164.8    165.3
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       78.1    78.6    79.0       78.3      77.3      78.3     77.3      76.8      75.9      76.0        76.0       76.0     77.3
   Legal Services                                    14.9    14.9    15.0       15.0      15.0      15.3     15.2      15.0      14.9      15.1        15.2       15.2     15.1
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services     10.9    11.2    11.3       11.3      10.6      10.8     10.4      10.3      10.2      10.2        10.2       10.2     10.6
   Architectural, Engineering                        13.1    13.1    13.1       13.3      13.4      13.5     13.9      13.8      13.7      13.7        13.8       13.7     13.5
   Computer Systems                                  12.6    12.6    12.5       12.1      11.9      11.8     12.0      11.9      11.6      11.8        11.7       11.5     12.0
   Scientific Research & Development Services         7.7     7.7     7.8        7.9       7.9       8.0      8.2       8.2       8.2       8.0         8.1        8.1      8.0
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             21.8    21.7    21.9       21.5      21.6      22.4     21.5      21.6      21.5      21.0        21.0       21.7     21.6
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          63.7    63.3    63.9       65.8      67.0      68.1     67.8      67.7      66.8      68.1        67.8       67.1     66.4
 Administrative and Support Services                 59.4    59.1    59.7       61.8      62.9      64.3     63.9      63.8      62.9      64.2        63.9       63.1     62.4
   Employment Services                               20.6    20.3    20.7       20.7      20.8      21.4     20.6      20.4      19.8      21.0        20.5       20.1     20.6
   Investigation & Security                           8.1     8.1     8.3        8.2       8.7       8.7      8.6       8.7       8.8       8.7         9.0        9.0      8.6

Educational and Health Services                     128.0   129.3   129.9      131.2     132.1     132.8    130.7     129.5     131.3     132.1       133.2      134.2    131.2
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.7     6.9     7.0        7.0       7.0       6.2      5.5       5.5       6.7       7.2         7.4        7.5      6.6
 Health Care and Social Assistance                  104.1   104.4   104.6      104.4     105.0     105.9    106.2     105.8     106.2     106.9       107.4      108.6    105.8
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     36.0    35.9    36.0       36.1      36.3      36.6     37.8      37.8      37.7      37.5        37.7       38.1     37.0
  Offices of Physicians                              14.5    14.5    14.3       14.8      14.8      14.8     14.7      14.6      14.4      14.9        14.9       15.1     14.7
 Hospitals                                           35.2    35.3    35.2       35.0      35.1      35.4     35.4      35.3      35.4      35.4        35.5       35.8     35.3
 Nursing and Residential                             16.6    16.7    16.7       16.5      16.5      16.6     16.1      16.0      16.1      16.4        16.5       16.7     16.5
 Social Assistance                                   16.3    16.5    16.7       16.8      17.1      17.3     16.9      16.7      17.0      17.6        17.7       18.0     17.1

Leisure and Hospitality                              56.8    57.4    57.8       59.0      61.3      62.8      63.1     62.9      61.1      59.6        59.2       59.2     60.0
 Accommodation and Food Services                     48.6    49.2    49.5       50.1      51.2      51.7      50.5     50.7      50.6      49.3        49.5       49.7     50.1
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   40.7    41.2    41.5       42.0      43.1      43.6      41.6     41.6      42.5      41.7        42.1       42.3     42.0
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.2    17.5    17.6       17.5      17.6      18.0      17.9     17.9      17.6      17.7        18.0       18.1     17.7

Other Services                                       40.7    40.7    41.2       42.4      43.4      44.6      45.7     44.9      43.5      43.5        43.9       44.1     43.2

Government                                          145.6   148.1   148.1      148.0     147.7     147.1    141.5     138.8     145.3     149.0       150.8      151.3    146.8
 Federal Government                                  17.6    17.6    17.6       17.4      17.6      17.7     17.6      17.6      17.5      17.4        17.3       17.4     17.5
 State Government                                    29.7    30.8    30.8       30.7      30.1      28.9     28.1      27.9      29.9      30.9        31.2       31.4     30.0
 Local Government                                    98.3    99.7    99.7       99.9     100.0     100.5     95.8      93.3      97.9     100.7       102.3      102.5     99.2
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                              Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                           2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                         (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)            In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                                 Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                        Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2000


INDUSTRY TITLE                                       Jan      Feb      Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct      Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      1000.8   1003.1   1011.1      1012.9    1017.7    1030.8    1016.7    1011.7     1017.4    1021.2    1027.7     1035.1    1017.2

Total Private Sector                                859.0    860.2    867.7       868.2     874.0     886.5     877.8      875.3     876.9     876.2     881.3      888.4     874.3

Goods Producing                                     148.4    148.1    150.1       153.0     154.4     156.0     152.4      154.2     154.6     153.9     154.1      153.5     152.7

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction             33.6     33.0     34.6        36.7      37.5      38.2      37.9       38.3      38.5      37.5      37.5       36.9         36.7
 Construction of Buildings                            7.9      7.8      8.1         8.6       8.9       9.1       8.9        8.9       8.9       8.6       8.7        8.6          8.6
 Specialty Trade Contractors                         24.0     23.5     24.7        26.2      26.5      26.9      26.7       27.0      27.2      26.2      26.3       25.8         25.9

Manufacturing                                       114.8    115.1    115.5       116.3     116.9     117.8     114.5      115.9     116.1     116.4     116.6      116.6     116.0

 Durable Goods                                       48.4     48.4     48.6        49.4      49.6      49.8      48.5       49.0      49.2      49.1      49.2       49.4         49.1
 Non-Durable Goods                                   66.4     66.7     66.9        66.9      67.3      68.0      66.0       66.9      66.9      67.3      67.4       67.2         67.0
  Chemical Manufacturing                             30.3     30.4     30.6        30.2      30.4      30.7      30.2       30.5      30.3      30.7      30.8       31.0         30.5
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                       18.0     18.1     18.3        17.9      18.1      18.4      18.3       18.4      18.2      18.6      18.7       18.9         18.3

Service-Providing                                   852.4    855.0    861.0       859.9     863.3     874.8     864.3      857.5     862.8     867.3     873.6      881.6     864.5

Private Service-Providing                           710.6    712.1    717.6       715.2     719.6     730.5     725.4      721.1     722.3     722.3     727.2      734.9     721.6

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                   219.6    218.2    219.3       219.5     220.0     221.9     218.5      218.0     220.8     222.7     226.6      230.8     221.3

 Wholesale Trade                                     59.6     59.6     59.9        60.6      60.7      61.0      60.0       60.0      60.5      60.4      60.3       61.1         60.3
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                      30.7     30.7     30.9        31.1      31.1      31.3      31.4       31.4      31.6      31.6      31.6       32.1         31.3
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                  17.2     17.2     17.2        17.8      17.8      18.0      17.6       17.7      17.8      17.8      17.7       17.9         17.6

 Retail Trade                                       100.2     98.3     99.1        98.7      99.3     100.3      98.2       98.2      99.3     100.4     103.8      106.8     100.2
  Food and Beverage Stores                           22.0     22.1     22.6        22.6      22.7      22.9      22.4       22.2      23.2      23.5      23.5       24.0      22.8
   Grocery Stores                                    19.6     19.6     20.0        19.9      20.0      20.1      19.6       19.6      19.8      19.9      19.9       20.3      19.9
  General Merchandise Stores                         11.5     10.9     10.9        11.2      11.1      11.1      10.9       10.8      10.8      11.0      11.8       12.4      11.2
   Department Stores                                  8.6      8.0      8.0         8.3       8.3       8.3       8.4        8.3       8.1       8.4       9.1        9.7       8.5

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities            59.8     60.3     60.3        60.2      60.0      60.6      60.3       59.8      61.0      61.9      62.5       62.9         60.8
 Utilities                                            3.6      3.6      3.6         3.5       3.5       3.5       3.6        3.5       3.5       3.4       3.4        3.5          3.5
 Transportation and Warehousing                      56.2     56.7     56.7        56.7      56.5      57.1      56.7       56.3      57.5      58.5      59.1       59.4         57.3
  Air Transportation                                 13.7     14.1     14.2        13.7      14.0      14.0      14.2       14.2      14.2      14.2      14.3       14.3         14.1
  Couriers and Messengers                             8.6      8.4      8.2         8.9       8.5       8.7       8.8        8.7       8.7       9.1       9.0        9.1          8.7

Information                                          27.2     27.1     27.3        26.8      27.0      27.3      27.2       27.1      27.3      27.0      27.4       27.7         27.2
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)             6.4      6.5      6.5         6.5       6.5       6.5       6.4        6.5       6.5       6.7       6.9        6.9          6.6
  Telecommunications                                 13.5     13.5     13.6        13.6      13.7      14.0      14.3       14.5      14.3      13.9      13.9       14.3         13.9
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                          11.4     11.4     11.5        11.7      11.8      12.0      12.3       12.4      12.3      12.0      12.0       11.8         11.9
  Internet Services                                   6.1      6.1      6.2         5.8       5.8       5.8       5.8        5.8       5.7       5.8       5.9        5.9          5.9
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 2000


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                79.1    79.2    79.4        79.0      79.0      80.3      79.6       79.3      79.0      78.4     78.5       78.7    79.1
  Finance and Insurance                              64.1    64.2    64.4        63.8      63.5      64.4      63.9       63.7      63.5      63.1     63.2       63.2    63.8
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        14.9    14.9    14.8        14.9      14.8      14.9      14.8       14.9      14.9      15.1     15.1       15.2    14.9
     Depository Credit                                8.9     9.1     9.0         8.8       8.7       8.8       8.7        8.7       8.7       8.7      8.7        8.7     8.8
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    41.0    41.1    41.1        40.7      40.5      41.2      40.6       40.5      40.1      39.8     40.0       39.8    40.5
     Insurance Carriers                              31.0    31.2    31.3        30.4      30.4      31.3      31.0       30.8      30.5      30.0     30.1       29.8    30.7
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 15.0    15.0    15.0        15.2      15.5      15.9      15.7       15.6      15.5      15.3     15.3       15.5    15.4
   Real Estate                                        9.2     9.3     9.2         9.6       9.7       9.8       9.7        9.7       9.6       9.5      9.5        9.6     9.5

Professional and Business Services                  160.2   161.0   163.6       164.3     164.8     167.9     166.7      166.6     165.6     163.9    164.1      165.1     164.5
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       73.9    74.4    74.9        74.5      74.1      75.5      76.8       76.3      76.1      76.4     76.6       78.2      75.6
   Legal Services                                    15.3    15.3    15.2        15.2      15.1      15.4      15.4       15.1      15.1      15.1     15.1       15.2      15.2
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services     10.3    10.5    10.5        10.3       9.5       9.8       9.8        9.7       9.6      10.0     10.2       10.4      10.1
   Architectural, Engineering                        11.9    12.1    12.3        12.8      12.8      13.1      13.2       13.3      13.2      13.2     13.2       13.4      12.9
   Computer Systems                                  12.3    12.5    12.5        12.6      12.8      12.9      12.8       12.7      12.6      12.6     12.7       12.8      12.7
   Scientific Research & Development Services         7.3     7.3     7.3         7.2       7.2       7.4       7.9        7.8       7.7       7.6      7.7        7.7       7.5
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             21.9    22.0    22.1        22.4      22.5      23.0      22.7       22.6      22.3      21.8     21.9       21.9      22.3
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          64.4    64.6    66.6        67.4      68.2      69.4      67.2       67.7      67.2      65.7     65.6       65.0      66.6
 Administrative and Support Services                 59.8    60.0    61.9        62.8      63.6      64.7      62.7       63.2      62.8      61.3     61.2       60.7      62.1
   Employment Services                               20.9    20.8    21.4        21.6      21.6      21.7      20.3       20.3      20.2      19.8     20.0       19.5      20.7
   Investigation & Security                           8.1     8.3     8.4         7.9       8.0       8.3       7.6        8.1       8.0       7.9      7.9        8.1       8.1

Educational and Health Services                     126.9   128.4   128.9       125.0     125.4     126.1     127.0      125.9     127.7     129.3    130.4      131.4     127.7
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.7     6.5     7.0         6.9       7.0       6.7       5.2        5.5       6.7       6.9      7.0        7.4       6.5
 Health Care and Social Assistance                  102.1   102.4   102.6       103.9     104.0     104.8     103.2      102.7     103.1     103.5    104.1      105.1     103.5
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     35.8    35.7    35.8        36.5      36.6      37.1      36.2       36.2      36.2      36.3     36.5       36.8      36.3
  Offices of Physicians                              14.3    14.2    14.2        14.7      14.6      14.9      14.5       14.5      14.3      14.5     14.6       14.7      14.5
 Hospitals                                           35.0    35.0    34.8        35.0      34.9      35.0      35.1       35.2      35.3      35.3     35.5       35.5      35.1
 Nursing and Residential                             16.4    16.4    16.6        16.5      16.4      16.5      16.5       16.3      16.2      16.0     16.0       16.4      16.4
 Social Assistance                                   14.9    15.3    15.4        15.9      16.1      16.2      15.4       15.0      15.4      15.9     16.1       16.4      15.7

Leisure and Hospitality                              56.7    57.0    57.6        58.7      60.9      63.5      62.6       61.7      60.4      59.4     58.6       59.2         59.7
 Accommodation and Food Services                     48.6    49.0    49.5        49.7      51.2      52.5      50.7       50.3      50.6      50.5     50.3       50.8         50.3
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   40.8    41.4    41.8        42.0      43.2      44.2      41.7       41.5      42.6      42.4     42.4       42.9         42.2
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.7    17.8    18.0        17.4      18.0      18.7      18.0       17.9      17.6      17.6     17.5       17.8         17.8

Other Services                                       40.9    41.2    41.5        41.9      42.5      43.5      43.8       42.5      41.5      41.6     41.6       42.0         42.0

Government                                          141.8   142.9   143.4       144.7     143.7     144.3     138.9      136.4     140.5     145.0    146.4      146.7     142.9
 Federal Government                                  17.4    17.3    17.6        17.7      17.7      17.7      17.7       17.8      17.8      17.8     17.7       17.8      17.7
 State Government                                    28.7    29.4    29.4        30.0      29.2      28.5      27.7       27.5      29.3      29.5     29.7       29.8      29.1
 Local Government                                    95.7    96.2    96.4        97.0      96.8      98.1      93.5       91.1      93.4      97.7     99.0       99.1      96.2
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                           2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)            In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1999


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct      Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      983.4   987.3   992.8       998.4    1003.1    1014.6    1003.3      999.2     998.8    1006.2    1011.8     1017.9    1001.4

Total Private Sector                               844.3   847.5   851.7       857.3     862.3     872.7     868.0      866.4     862.6     865.0     869.1      875.1     861.8

Goods Producing                                    149.3   149.9   150.1       153.4     154.3     156.1     153.9      154.4     155.2     154.7     154.4      153.5     153.3

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            31.8    32.2    32.7        35.6      36.4      37.5      37.3       37.2      37.0      36.7      36.3       36.0         35.6
 Construction of Buildings                           7.3     7.4     7.6         8.1       8.3       8.5       8.7        8.5       8.5       8.3       8.3        8.2          8.1
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        22.4    22.6    23.1        25.2      25.5      26.3      25.8       25.9      25.7      25.7      25.5       25.3         24.9

Manufacturing                                      117.5   117.7   117.4       117.8     117.9     118.6     116.6      117.2     118.2     118.0     118.1      117.5     117.7

 Durable Goods                                      48.8    49.0    48.9        49.1      49.1      49.6      48.6       48.8      49.4      49.1      49.3       49.4         49.1
 Non-Durable Goods                                  68.7    68.7    68.5        68.7      68.8      69.0      68.0       68.4      68.8      68.9      68.8       68.1         68.6
  Chemical Manufacturing                            31.1    30.9    30.8        30.5      30.6      30.8      30.5       30.7      30.7      30.7      30.8       30.7         30.7
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      18.3    18.2    18.2        17.9      18.0      18.2      18.2       18.2      18.3      18.3      18.3       18.4         18.2

Service-Providing                                  834.1   837.4   842.7       845.0     848.8     858.5     849.4      844.8     843.6     851.5     857.4      864.4     848.1

Private Service-Providing                          695.0   697.6   701.6       703.9     708.0     716.6     714.1      712.0     707.4     710.3     714.7      721.6     708.6

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  213.2   212.8   213.1       213.3     214.4     216.7     215.2      216.0     216.1     217.2     221.2      225.8     216.3

 Wholesale Trade                                    58.7    59.0    59.1        58.9      59.1      59.5      59.0       59.2      59.0      59.0      59.2       59.7         59.1
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     30.1    30.2    30.3        30.8      30.8      31.1      30.8       30.7      30.8      31.0      31.1       31.6         30.8
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 17.3    17.5    17.5        16.9      17.1      17.2      17.2       17.4      17.2      17.0      17.1       17.0         17.2

 Retail Trade                                       97.2    95.7    96.1        96.0      96.6      97.7      96.9       97.4      96.9      97.6     100.4      103.9         97.7
  Food and Beverage Stores                          21.6    21.5    21.6        21.6      22.0      22.1      22.1       22.2      22.1      21.8      22.3       22.7         22.0
   Grocery Stores                                   19.4    19.3    19.5        19.3      19.4      19.6      19.5       19.6      19.8      19.4      19.8       20.0         19.6
  General Merchandise Stores                        10.9    10.6    10.7        10.4      10.4      10.5      10.4       10.4      10.6      10.6      11.2       11.8         10.7
   Department Stores                                 8.0     7.6     7.7         7.4       7.4       7.5       7.7        7.5       7.7       7.6       8.2        8.9          7.8

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           57.3    58.1    57.9        58.4      58.7      59.5      59.3       59.4      60.2      60.6      61.6       62.2         59.4
 Utilities                                           3.6     3.7     3.7         3.6       3.6       3.6       3.6        3.6       3.6       3.6       3.6        3.6          3.6
 Transportation and Warehousing                     53.7    54.4    54.2        54.8      55.1      55.9      55.7       55.8      56.6      57.0      58.0       58.6         55.8
  Air Transportation                                13.0    13.4    13.2        12.8      12.9      13.1      13.4       13.6      13.6      13.6      13.7       14.0         13.4
  Couriers and Messengers                            8.2     8.2     8.2         8.2       8.3       8.3       8.4        8.4       8.5       8.9       9.0        9.0          8.5

Information                                         25.6    25.8    26.0        26.6      26.7      27.1      26.5       26.4      26.3      26.1      26.5       26.5         26.3
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            6.5     6.6     6.5         6.6       6.6       6.7       6.6        6.5       6.5       6.4       6.4        6.4          6.5
  Telecommunications                                13.8    14.1    14.3        14.1      14.3      14.6      14.0       14.1      14.1      13.8      13.9       14.0         14.1
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         12.2    12.4    12.6        12.3      12.4      12.6      12.3       12.3      12.3      12.0      12.4       12.2         12.3
  Internet Services                                  6.2     6.2     6.2         5.8       5.8       5.8       5.9        5.8       5.7       5.9       5.9        6.0          5.9
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1999


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                82.0    81.6    81.6        80.6      80.1      81.0      80.4       80.0      79.2      78.5     78.6       78.8    80.2
  Finance and Insurance                              67.1    66.7    66.7        65.6      64.9      65.4      64.6       64.4      63.7      63.5     63.4       63.6    65.0
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        15.8    15.8    15.8        15.4      15.3      15.4      15.2       15.2      15.1      14.8     14.8       14.9    15.3
     Depository Credit                                9.4     9.4     9.4         8.8       8.8       9.0       8.8        8.8       8.8       8.6      8.7        8.8     8.9
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    45.6    45.1    44.9        43.8      43.2      43.3      42.3       42.1      41.6      41.5     41.3       41.3    43.0
     Insurance Carriers                              35.4    34.8    34.7        34.0      33.3      33.5      32.3       32.1      31.9      31.7     31.6       31.6    33.1
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 14.9    14.9    14.9        15.0      15.2      15.6      15.8       15.6      15.5      15.0     15.2       15.2    15.2
   Real Estate                                        9.1     9.1     9.2         9.1       9.3       9.4       9.5        9.5       9.4       9.2      9.5        9.5     9.3

Professional and Business Services                  155.9   156.7   158.4       159.3     159.1     161.0     160.8      161.5     159.6     161.0    161.3      162.2     159.7
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       71.3    71.5    71.7        72.4      72.0      72.8      73.4       73.5      72.9      72.5     72.7       74.0      72.6
   Legal Services                                    15.9    15.8    15.8        15.9      15.8      16.0      15.9       15.6      15.4      15.6     15.6       15.6      15.7
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services     10.3    10.5    10.4        10.0       9.5       9.5       9.5        9.5       9.6       9.5      9.6       10.0       9.8
   Architectural, Engineering                        11.7    11.7    11.8        12.1      12.1      12.2      12.3       12.3      12.2      12.2     12.2       12.2      12.1
   Computer Systems                                  12.0    12.1    12.3        12.6      12.4      12.5      12.6       12.6      12.7      12.4     12.4       12.4      12.4
   Scientific Research & Development Services         7.0     7.0     7.0         7.2       7.1       7.3       7.6        7.6       7.4       7.3      7.2        7.2       7.2
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             22.8    22.7    22.9        23.1      23.2      23.5      23.8       23.7      23.4      23.4     23.6       23.5      23.3
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          61.8    62.5    63.8        63.8      63.9      64.7      63.6       64.3      63.3      65.1     65.0       64.7      63.9
 Administrative and Support Services                 58.0    58.7    59.9        59.4      59.5      60.2      59.0       59.6      58.7      60.5     60.4       60.2      59.5
   Employment Services                               18.6    19.1    19.7        19.2      19.0      19.4      19.0       19.3      18.9      19.8     19.8       19.9      19.3
   Investigation & Security                           7.8     7.8     7.9         7.8       7.8       7.8       7.5        7.7       7.5       7.8      7.9        8.0       7.8

Educational and Health Services                     122.4   124.0   124.9       125.5     126.2     125.9     124.7      123.4     125.2     126.9    127.1      127.9     125.3
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.3     6.2     6.5         6.5       6.5       6.2       5.7        5.7       6.2       6.7      6.9        6.9       6.3
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   98.8    99.1    99.6       100.9     101.0     101.5     100.8      100.2     100.8     101.3    101.2      101.8     100.6
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     35.0    35.0    35.2        35.9      35.9      36.1      35.7       35.9      35.8      35.8     35.6       35.9      35.7
  Offices of Physicians                              13.6    13.6    13.6        13.9      13.8      13.9      14.0       14.0      13.8      14.0     13.9       14.0      13.8
 Hospitals                                           35.4    35.4    35.5        35.5      35.5      35.6      35.8       35.5      35.5      35.3     35.1       35.0      35.4
 Nursing and Residential                             15.0    15.0    15.1        15.5      15.5      15.5      15.4       15.3      15.5      15.5     15.6       15.8      15.4
 Social Assistance                                   13.4    13.7    13.8        14.0      14.1      14.3      13.9       13.5      14.0      14.7     14.9       15.1      14.1

Leisure and Hospitality                              55.7    56.5    57.2        57.5      60.0      62.5      63.1       62.2      59.9      59.5     58.7       58.9         59.3
 Accommodation and Food Services                     48.5    49.1    49.8        49.3      50.9      52.1      51.5       51.2      50.7      51.0     50.6       51.1         50.5
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   40.9    41.5    42.1        41.8      43.4      44.3      42.5       42.3      42.8      42.7     42.4       43.0         42.5
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.6    17.7    18.1        17.8      18.6      19.4      18.1       18.1      17.9      18.0     17.8       18.0         18.1

Other Services                                       40.2    40.2    40.4        41.1      41.5      42.4      43.4       42.5      41.1      41.1     41.3       41.5         41.4

Government                                          139.1   139.8   141.1       141.1     140.8     141.9     135.3      132.8     136.2     141.2    142.7      142.8     139.6
 Federal Government                                  17.2    17.2    17.4        17.3      17.2      17.3      17.3       17.4      17.4      17.4     17.3       17.5      17.3
 State Government                                    27.9    28.2    28.7        28.8      28.6      28.7      26.6       26.4      27.3      28.3     28.5       28.6      28.1
 Local Government                                    94.0    94.4    95.0        95.0      95.0      95.9      91.4       89.0      91.5      95.5     96.9       96.7      94.2
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1998


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      960.3   963.3   970.5       977.9     986.0     995.2     987.7      982.1     985.6     995.5    998.9     1003.6     983.9

Total Private Sector                               823.2   825.5   831.3       837.6     846.1     854.8     853.3      850.2     849.9     856.6    858.7      862.9     845.8

Goods Producing                                    148.1   148.8   150.8       153.3     154.5     155.4     155.2      155.7     156.8     157.3    155.8      155.2     153.9

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            29.2    29.2    30.5        32.8      33.7      34.5      35.2       35.4      35.5      36.1     35.5       35.2         33.6
 Construction of Buildings                           7.1     7.2     7.5         7.8       8.0       8.2       8.1        8.1       8.1       8.2      8.1        8.2          7.9
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        20.3    20.2    21.1        22.7      23.3      23.9      24.5       24.7      24.7      25.2     24.7       24.4         23.3

Manufacturing                                      118.9   119.6   120.3       120.5     120.8     120.9     120.0      120.3     121.3     121.2    120.3      120.0     120.3

 Durable Goods                                      50.3    50.7    50.9        51.1      51.2      51.5      50.5       50.6      51.1      51.5     51.0       50.9         50.9
 Non-Durable Goods                                  68.6    68.9    69.4        69.4      69.6      69.4      69.5       69.7      70.2      69.7     69.3       69.1         69.4
  Chemical Manufacturing                            32.6    32.5    32.6        32.5      32.6      32.5      31.9       31.9      31.7      31.6     31.4       31.3         32.1
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      19.5    19.5    19.5        18.9      19.0      18.9      18.8       18.7      18.7      18.8     18.7       18.7         19.0

Service-Providing                                  812.2   814.5   819.7       824.6     831.5     839.8     832.5      826.4     828.8     838.2    843.1      848.4     830.0

Private Service-Providing                          675.1   676.7   680.5       684.3     691.6     699.4     698.1      694.5     693.1     699.3    702.9      707.7     691.9

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  207.5   207.3   208.0       209.2     211.0     212.5     209.4      209.4     211.3     214.4    218.1      221.0     211.6

 Wholesale Trade                                    58.9    59.1    59.5        59.1      59.0      59.4      59.3       59.3      59.1      59.7     60.1       59.9         59.4
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     29.7    29.8    29.9        30.1      30.1      30.4      30.5       30.5      30.3      30.6     30.6       30.8         30.3
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 16.9    16.9    17.1        16.8      16.8      16.9      16.9       17.1      17.2      17.5     17.7       17.6         17.1

 Retail Trade                                       94.4    92.6    92.8        93.5      94.6      95.8      94.7       94.4      94.8      96.5     99.5      102.0         95.5
  Food and Beverage Stores                          20.5    20.3    20.3        20.2      20.4      20.9      20.9       20.6      20.9      20.9     21.0       21.4         20.7
   Grocery Stores                                   18.5    18.4    18.2        18.1      18.4      18.6      18.6       18.5      18.8      18.5     18.8       19.1         18.5
  General Merchandise Stores                        10.9    10.4    10.4        10.3      10.4      10.6      10.3       10.4      10.5      11.0     11.9       12.4         10.8
   Department Stores                                 8.4     7.7     7.7         7.6       7.7       7.9       7.7        7.7       7.8       8.2      8.9        9.3          8.1

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           54.2    55.6    55.7        56.6      57.4      57.3      55.4       55.7      57.4      58.2     58.5       59.1         56.8
 Utilities                                           3.7     3.8     3.7         3.7       3.7       3.7       3.6        3.6       3.6       3.6      3.6        3.5          3.7
 Transportation and Warehousing                     50.5    51.8    52.0        52.9      53.7      53.6      51.8       52.1      53.8      54.6     54.9       55.6         53.1
  Air Transportation                                11.4    12.0    12.2        12.7      12.8      12.8      12.6       12.8      12.9      12.9     13.0       13.3         12.6
  Couriers and Messengers                            7.9     7.9     7.9         7.9       7.9       7.9       8.0        8.1       8.3       8.5      8.6        8.7          8.1

Information                                         24.9    25.0    24.9        23.9      24.2      24.4      24.2       24.2      24.0      24.2     24.3       24.4         24.4
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            6.5     6.5     6.5         6.4       6.3       6.4       6.2        6.2       6.1       6.4      6.4        6.4          6.4
  Telecommunications                                14.9    15.0    14.9        14.4      14.4      14.4      14.3       14.4      14.4      14.2     14.3       14.3         14.5
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         12.3    12.3    12.3        12.3      12.7      12.7      12.6       12.7      12.6      12.4     12.5       12.4         12.5
  Internet Services                                  6.2     6.3     6.3         5.8       5.8       5.8       5.8        5.9       5.7       5.8      5.9        5.9          5.9
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1998


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                80.7    80.5    80.1        79.6      80.0      80.5      82.0       81.1      80.5      81.0     81.1       81.1    80.7
  Finance and Insurance                              66.0    65.5    65.5        64.8      64.8      65.1      66.5       65.7      65.4      65.7     65.7       65.6    65.5
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        15.8    15.8    15.7        14.9      15.0      15.1      15.2       15.1      15.0      15.1     15.3       15.2    15.3
     Depository Credit                                9.1     9.1     9.0         8.8       8.8       8.9       8.8        8.9       8.8       8.9      9.0        9.0     8.9
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    44.6    43.9    44.1        44.4      44.3      44.3      45.7       44.8      44.7      45.2     44.7       44.8    44.6
     Insurance Carriers                              35.0    34.4    34.4        34.3      34.0      34.1      35.5       34.7      34.4      35.1     34.6       34.7    34.6
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 14.7    15.0    14.6        14.8      15.2      15.4      15.5       15.4      15.1      15.3     15.4       15.5    15.2
   Real Estate                                        8.8     8.8     8.8         8.8       9.0       9.1       9.3        9.1       8.9       9.1      9.3        9.3     9.0

Professional and Business Services                  150.0   150.1   151.5       153.1     153.5     155.8     156.7      156.2     155.0     156.3    156.3      156.6     154.3
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       69.5    69.8    70.2        70.8      70.5      71.5      71.3       71.2      70.8      71.6     71.9       72.7      71.0
   Legal Services                                    15.8    15.8    15.8        15.8      15.8      16.2      16.2       16.1      15.8      16.1     16.1       16.1      16.0
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.9    10.0    10.1        10.3       9.6       9.7       9.2        9.2       9.1       9.3      9.5        9.9       9.7
   Architectural, Engineering                        11.4    11.4    11.4        11.7      11.7      12.0      12.0       11.9      11.8      11.9     11.9       11.9      11.8
   Computer Systems                                  10.6    10.6    10.7        10.7      10.9      10.9      11.3       11.5      11.6      11.7     11.8       11.9      11.2
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.7     6.8     6.8         6.8       6.8       7.0       7.2        7.2       7.1       7.1      7.0        7.1       7.0
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             21.7    21.8    21.9        21.7      21.7      22.0      21.8       21.8      21.7      22.0     21.9       22.2      21.9
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          58.8    58.5    59.4        60.6      61.3      62.3      63.6       63.2      62.5      62.7     62.5       61.7      61.4
 Administrative and Support Services                 55.0    54.6    55.6        56.8      57.6      58.4      59.8       59.4      58.7      59.1     58.9       58.2      57.7
   Employment Services                               17.9    17.8    18.2        17.8      17.9      18.3      18.5       18.9      18.5      18.7     19.0       19.0      18.4
   Investigation & Security                           7.3     7.3     7.4         7.5       7.6       7.5       7.6        7.5       7.6       7.8      7.8        7.9       7.6

Educational and Health Services                     119.3   120.1   120.9       121.7     122.2     122.2     121.1      119.9     122.3     124.4    124.3      124.9     121.9
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.7     5.8     6.0         6.2       6.0       5.7       4.7        5.0       6.0       6.5      6.2        6.7       5.9
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   97.7    98.1    98.8        98.9      99.3      99.8      99.3       98.7      99.3     100.5    100.5      100.8      99.3
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     34.2    34.5    34.8        35.4      35.7      35.6      35.7       35.4      35.6      35.9     35.9       36.0      35.4
  Offices of Physicians                              13.1    13.1    13.1        13.4      13.5      13.4      13.4       13.4      13.4      13.7     13.6       13.6      13.4
 Hospitals                                           35.7    35.5    35.5        35.2      35.0      35.4      35.4       35.3      35.4      35.6     35.5       35.5      35.4
 Nursing and Residential                             14.9    15.0    15.1        14.9      15.1      15.2      15.0       15.1      15.1      15.2     15.4       15.5      15.1
 Social Assistance                                   12.9    13.1    13.4        13.4      13.5      13.6      13.2       12.9      13.2      13.8     13.7       13.8      13.4

Leisure and Hospitality                              53.0    53.7    55.0        55.9      59.3      61.6      61.5       60.7      58.6      57.4     56.8       57.3         57.6
 Accommodation and Food Services                     47.0    47.4    48.0        48.4      50.7      51.6      50.4       50.1      49.9      48.9     48.8       49.4         49.2
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   38.2    38.6    39.2        38.6      40.6      41.2      41.0       40.5      41.4      41.0     40.9       41.5         40.2
   Full-Service Restaurants                          18.3    18.5    18.6        18.5      19.3      19.9      19.4       19.3      19.0      18.8     18.7       18.7         18.9

Other Services                                       39.7    40.0    40.1        40.9      41.4      42.4      43.2       43.0      41.4      41.6     42.0       42.4         41.5

Government                                          137.1   137.8   139.2       140.3     139.9     140.4     134.4      131.9     135.7     138.9    140.2      140.7     138.0
 Federal Government                                  17.3    17.2    17.2        17.2      17.2      17.2      17.2       17.2      17.2      17.2     17.2       17.4      17.2
 State Government                                    27.4    27.6    28.1        28.0      28.2      27.8      26.3       26.1      27.4      27.8     28.0       27.6      27.5
 Local Government                                    92.4    93.0    93.9        95.1      94.5      95.4      90.9       88.6      91.1      93.9     95.0       95.7      93.3
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1997


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      935.2   937.2   946.2       952.3     959.8     971.6     962.3      960.1     963.1     972.7    978.9      983.5     960.2

Total Private Sector                               799.8   800.9   808.9       814.7     822.6     833.7     829.6      829.8     830.6     835.7    840.4      844.9     824.3

Goods Producing                                    147.5   147.9   150.0       152.2     153.8     156.1     154.9      155.4     156.0     156.2    155.1      154.1     153.3

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            28.6    28.5    29.5        31.5      32.8      33.9      34.2       33.8      33.7      34.2     33.2       32.6         32.2
 Construction of Buildings                           6.9     6.8     6.8         7.0       7.4       7.6       7.8        7.8       7.6       7.5      7.6        7.6          7.4
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        19.8    19.7    20.5        21.8      22.7      23.4      23.3       23.1      23.0      23.6     22.8       22.3         22.2

Manufacturing                                      118.9   119.4   120.5       120.7     121.0     122.2     120.7      121.6     122.3     122.0    121.9      121.5     121.1

 Durable Goods                                      49.8    50.2    50.6        50.9      51.0      51.6      50.4       50.9      51.4      51.4     51.3       51.5         50.9
 Non-Durable Goods                                  69.1    69.2    69.9        69.8      70.0      70.6      70.3       70.7      70.9      70.6     70.6       70.0         70.1
  Chemical Manufacturing                            33.2    33.0    33.2        33.0      33.0      33.3      33.1       33.2      33.1      33.5     33.5       33.5         33.2
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      21.3    21.3    21.3        20.8      20.8      21.0      20.7       20.6      20.5      20.3     20.3       20.2         20.8

Service-Providing                                  787.7   789.3   796.2       800.1     806.0     815.5     807.4      804.7     807.1     816.5    823.8      829.4     807.0

Private Service-Providing                          652.3   653.0   658.9       662.5     668.8     677.6     674.7      674.4     674.6     679.5    685.3      690.8     671.0

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  201.3   199.9   201.3       202.3     203.9     207.1     202.6      202.9     204.4     207.9    211.2      214.8     205.0

 Wholesale Trade                                    58.2    58.1    58.8        58.6      58.5      59.1      58.7       58.9      58.9      59.4     60.1       60.6         59.0
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     29.2    29.2    29.6        29.1      29.2      29.3      29.2       29.4      29.5      29.6     30.1       30.3         29.5
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 16.4    16.5    16.7        16.8      16.5      16.9      16.9       16.9      16.8      16.8     17.0       17.1         16.8

 Retail Trade                                       90.1    88.4    89.2        89.7      91.1      92.5      90.2       90.3      91.0      92.7     95.3       98.2         91.6
  Food and Beverage Stores                          20.8    20.6    20.8        20.2      20.4      21.1      20.3       20.5      20.6      20.6     20.9       21.1         20.7
   Grocery Stores                                   18.4    18.6    18.6        17.9      18.0      18.6      18.0       18.1      18.4      18.4     18.8       18.9         18.4
  General Merchandise Stores                        11.2    10.4    10.8        10.1      10.3      10.6      10.3       10.2      10.2      10.6     11.3       12.0         10.7
   Department Stores                                 8.8     8.0     7.8         7.6       7.7       7.8       7.6        7.5       7.6       8.0      8.6        9.3          8.0

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           53.0    53.4    53.3        54.0      54.3      55.5      53.7       53.7      54.5      55.8     55.8       56.0         54.4
 Utilities                                           3.8     3.7     3.7         3.8       3.7       3.8       3.7        3.7       3.7       3.7      3.7        3.7          3.7
 Transportation and Warehousing                     49.2    49.7    49.6        50.2      50.6      51.7      50.0       50.0      50.8      52.1     52.1       52.3         50.7
  Air Transportation                                10.9    11.1    11.0        11.0      11.1      11.4      11.4       11.4      11.4      11.3     11.2       11.1         11.2
  Couriers and Messengers                            7.6     7.5     7.5         7.6       7.6       7.6       7.7        7.8       7.8       8.3      8.4        8.5          7.8

Information                                         24.3    24.4    24.3        24.3      24.3      24.5      24.6       24.7      24.6      25.1     25.2       25.5         24.7
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.9     5.9     5.9         6.1       6.1       6.1       6.2        6.2       6.1       6.2      6.2        6.3          6.1
  Telecommunications                                14.9    15.0    15.1        15.1      15.2      15.2      15.2       15.3      15.3      15.1     15.1       15.1         15.1
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         12.5    12.6    12.7        12.8      12.8      12.9      12.8       12.9      12.9      12.6     12.6       12.5         12.7
  Internet Services                                  5.8     5.9     5.9         5.8       5.7       5.7       5.7        5.7       5.7       5.6      5.7        5.8          5.8
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1997


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                78.6    77.8    78.0        76.4      77.0      77.7      78.4       78.5      78.0      78.3     79.0       80.1    78.2
  Finance and Insurance                              64.0    63.4    63.7        62.5      62.9      63.1      63.8       63.9      63.6      64.1     64.6       65.6    63.8
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        15.2    15.2    15.4        15.2      15.2      15.4      15.4       15.5      15.4      15.3     15.6       15.6    15.4
     Depository Credit                                9.2     9.2     9.2         9.1       9.0       9.2       9.1        9.2       9.1       9.0      9.0        9.0     9.1
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    43.6    42.7    42.8        41.8      42.3      42.2      42.5       42.6      42.3      43.2     43.3       43.9    42.8
     Insurance Carriers                              34.0    32.9    33.2        32.5      33.1      32.8      33.2       33.2      33.1      34.1     34.3       34.4    33.4
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 14.6    14.4    14.3        13.9      14.1      14.6      14.6       14.6      14.4      14.2     14.4       14.5    14.4
   Real Estate                                        8.5     8.5     8.6         8.7       8.8       9.1       9.0        9.0       8.8       8.7      8.9        8.8     8.8

Professional and Business Services                  140.8   141.3   142.8       145.2     145.8     148.5     149.4      150.5     149.9     151.6    152.8      153.1     147.6
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       63.8    64.6    65.2        65.5      65.4      66.8      67.9       68.1      68.1      68.0     68.7       69.5      66.8
   Legal Services                                    16.0    16.0    16.0        16.0      15.9      16.3      16.2       16.1      16.0      16.1     16.2       16.2      16.1
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.6     9.9     9.7         9.7       9.1       9.1       9.1        9.2       9.2       9.4      9.5        9.9       9.5
   Architectural, Engineering                        10.2    10.3    10.3        10.7      10.7      11.0      11.1       11.2      11.1      11.2     11.4       11.5      10.9
   Computer Systems                                   8.8     9.0     9.3         9.5       9.8      10.0       9.9       10.0      10.0      10.2     10.3       10.4       9.8
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.4     6.4     6.4         6.3       6.4       6.6       6.7        6.7       6.6       6.6      6.5        6.6       6.5
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             20.8    20.7    20.8        21.6      21.7      22.3      21.9       22.2      22.1      23.9     24.1       24.3      22.2
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          56.2    56.0    56.8        58.1      58.7      59.4      59.6       60.2      59.7      59.7     60.0       59.3      58.6
 Administrative and Support Services                 53.2    52.9    53.7        54.7      55.3      56.0      56.1       56.7      56.2      56.1     56.3       55.7      55.2
   Employment Services                               16.5    16.5    16.4        16.8      16.5      16.7      17.2       17.8      17.6      18.2     18.1       18.1      17.2
   Investigation & Security                           6.7     6.8     6.8         6.6       6.7       6.7       6.6        6.6       6.6       6.7      6.8        6.8       6.7

Educational and Health Services                     117.1   118.3   119.1       117.7     118.3     117.7     116.8      116.1     118.4     118.7    119.9      120.1     118.2
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.7     5.8     6.2         6.0       6.0       5.7       4.5        4.5       6.0       6.4      6.5        6.4       5.8
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   94.3    94.7    95.5        96.4      96.8      97.1      96.8       96.7      97.2      96.8     97.5       98.0      96.5
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     32.0    32.3    32.5        33.3      33.7      33.9      33.7       33.5      33.6      33.4     33.9       34.3      33.3
  Offices of Physicians                              12.6    12.7    12.8        12.9      13.0      13.0      12.9       12.8      12.9      12.9     13.1       13.2      12.9
 Hospitals                                           35.4    35.4    35.7        35.7      35.7      35.7      35.7       35.7      35.8      35.6     35.7       35.7      35.7
 Nursing and Residential                             14.5    14.5    14.7        14.8      14.7      14.8      15.0       15.1      15.2      14.9     15.0       14.9      14.8
 Social Assistance                                   12.4    12.5    12.6        12.6      12.7      12.7      12.4       12.4      12.6      12.9     12.9       13.1      12.7

Leisure and Hospitality                              51.6    52.4    53.8        55.8      58.5      60.4      60.5       60.0      58.4      57.5     56.3       56.3         56.8
 Accommodation and Food Services                     45.7    46.3    47.1        48.3      50.1      51.0      50.3       50.3      50.0      49.5     49.0       49.1         48.9
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   36.7    37.1    37.8        38.7      39.9      40.6      39.2       39.1      39.7      39.6     39.2       39.5         38.9
   Full-Service Restaurants                          17.0    17.3    17.6        17.9      18.6      19.0      19.2       19.1      18.6      18.6     18.5       18.6         18.3

Other Services                                       38.6    38.9    39.6        40.8      41.0      41.7      42.4       41.7      40.9      40.4     40.9       40.9         40.7

Government                                          135.4   136.3   137.3       137.6     137.2     137.9     132.7      130.3     132.5     137.0    138.5      138.6     135.9
 Federal Government                                  17.9    18.0    17.9        17.6      17.5      17.6      17.6       17.6      17.5      17.4     17.3       17.4      17.6
 State Government                                    26.6    26.9    27.2        27.9      27.0      26.7      25.9       25.8      26.3      27.5     27.6       27.4      26.9
 Local Government                                    90.9    91.4    92.2        92.1      92.7      93.6      89.2       86.9      88.7      92.1     93.6       93.8      91.4
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1996


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      918.3   923.9   930.6       936.6     944.7     952.8     941.2      938.6     941.1     951.7    955.1      958.5     941.1

Total Private Sector                               781.3   785.4   791.3       797.2     805.5     813.5     806.1      806.7     807.7     814.7    816.8      820.3     803.9

Goods Producing                                    148.3   148.6   150.6       151.3     153.3     155.2     152.8      154.0     155.0     155.2    154.8      154.0     152.8

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            27.1    26.2    27.5        29.8      31.2      31.9      32.4       32.4      32.4      33.0     32.8       32.2         30.7
 Construction of Buildings                           6.4     6.6     6.7         7.0       7.3       7.5       7.6        7.6       7.5       7.7      7.6        7.6          7.3
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        18.6    18.0    18.8        20.4      21.4      21.9      22.2       22.3      22.4      22.8     22.7       22.2         21.1

Manufacturing                                      121.2   122.4   123.1       121.5     122.1     123.3     120.4      121.6     122.6     122.2    122.0      121.8     122.0

 Durable Goods                                      50.8    51.3    51.6        50.9      51.1      51.5      50.4       50.7      51.3      51.1     51.0       51.1         51.1
 Non-Durable Goods                                  70.4    71.1    71.5        70.6      71.0      71.8      70.0       70.9      71.3      71.1     71.0       70.7         71.0
  Chemical Manufacturing                            33.8    33.9    34.0        33.6      33.6      33.9      33.1       33.5      33.4      33.1     33.1       33.2         33.5
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      22.1    22.2    22.3        21.9      22.1      22.2      22.0       22.1      22.0      21.8     21.7       21.8         22.0

Service-Providing                                  770.0   775.3   780.0       785.3     791.4     797.6     788.4      784.6     786.1     796.5    800.3      804.5     788.3

Private Service-Providing                          633.0   636.8   640.7       645.9     652.2     658.3     653.3      652.7     652.7     659.5    662.0      666.3     651.1

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  196.7   196.6   197.2       196.3     198.6     200.8     197.4      198.0     199.8     202.8    205.4      209.0     199.9

 Wholesale Trade                                    57.1    57.7    57.9        58.1      58.2      58.8      58.5       58.6      58.7      59.5     59.9       60.4         58.6
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     28.6    28.8    28.9        29.0      29.1      29.4      29.0       29.1      29.0      28.9     29.3       29.6         29.1
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 16.7    16.9    17.1        16.3      16.3      16.5      16.5       16.5      16.6      17.4     17.5       17.5         16.8

 Retail Trade                                       88.0    87.0    87.1        86.6      87.8      88.8      86.8       86.9      87.5      89.2     91.7       94.4         88.5
  Food and Beverage Stores                          19.9    20.0    20.2        20.0      20.4      20.6      20.4       20.2      20.3      20.3     20.4       20.8         20.3
   Grocery Stores                                   17.9    18.0    18.0        17.7      18.2      18.4      18.0       17.7      18.0      18.0     18.1       18.4         18.0
  General Merchandise Stores                        10.8    10.1    10.0         9.7       9.9      10.2       9.7        9.9      10.1      10.6     11.2       11.8         10.3
   Department Stores                                 8.2     7.4     7.2         7.1       7.4       7.6       7.0        7.4       7.5       8.2      8.8        9.5          7.8

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           51.6    51.9    52.2        51.6      52.6      53.2      52.1       52.5      53.6      54.1     53.8       54.2         52.8
 Utilities                                           3.9     3.9     4.0         3.9       3.9       3.9       3.9        3.9       3.8       3.8      3.9        3.9          3.9
 Transportation and Warehousing                     47.7    48.0    48.2        47.7      48.7      49.3      48.2       48.6      49.8      50.3     49.9       50.3         48.9
  Air Transportation                                10.5    10.8    10.5        10.5      10.5      10.6      10.9       11.1      11.0      11.0     10.6       10.5         10.7
  Couriers and Messengers                            7.5     7.5     7.5         7.4       7.6       7.6       7.6        7.6       7.7       7.9      8.1        8.2          7.7

Information                                         23.1    23.1    23.2        23.7      24.1      24.4      24.1       24.0      23.9      23.6     23.9       24.2         23.8
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.8     5.9     5.9         5.8       5.8       5.9       5.8        5.7       5.7       5.7      5.8        5.7          5.8
  Telecommunications                                14.8    14.9    14.9        14.8      15.1      15.3      14.9       14.9      14.8      14.6     14.7       14.8         14.9
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         12.6    12.6    12.6        12.6      12.9      13.0      12.7       12.6      12.5      12.3     12.4       12.5         12.6
  Internet Services                                  5.1     5.2     5.2         5.2       5.3       5.2       5.3        5.4       5.4       5.3      5.4        5.5          5.3
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1996


Financial Activities                                 78.1    78.1    77.7        77.8      77.8      78.8      78.7       78.1      77.1      77.9     77.6       78.1         78.0
 Finance and Insurance                               64.2    64.1    63.8        64.1      63.9      64.2      63.6       63.1      63.0      64.1     63.8       64.1         63.8
  Credit Intermediation & Related Activities         15.9    15.7    15.7        15.8      15.7      15.8      15.5       15.2      15.2      15.5     15.7       15.7         15.6
    Depository Credit                                 9.5     9.3     9.2         9.0       8.9       9.0       8.9        9.1       9.1       9.4      9.4        9.5          9.2
  Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                     42.5    42.1    41.8        42.7      42.5      42.6      43.1       42.2      42.3      43.0     42.5       42.6         42.5
    Insurance Carriers                               32.8    32.5    32.0        33.3      32.9      33.1      33.6       32.8      32.8      33.3     32.8       32.9         32.9
 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                  13.9    14.0    13.9        13.7      13.9      14.6      15.1       15.0      14.1      13.8     13.8       14.0         14.2
  Real Estate                                         8.4     8.5     8.5         8.5       8.7       8.8       9.0        9.0       8.7       8.5      8.5        8.6          8.6

Professional and Business Services                  132.7   133.6   134.2       137.5     139.1     140.0     140.0      141.3     140.8     143.6    144.1      144.1     139.3
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       61.1    61.5    61.6        61.8      62.3      63.0      62.8       63.1      62.9      63.5     64.3       65.0      62.7
   Legal Services                                    16.0    16.0    16.0        16.0      15.8      16.2      16.2       16.0      16.0      16.0     16.2       16.2      16.1
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.5     9.8     9.9         9.8       9.5       9.3       9.3        9.2       9.4       9.2      9.4        9.5       9.5
   Architectural, Engineering                        10.3    10.0    10.1        10.2      10.4      10.5      10.5       10.5      10.4      10.4     10.6       10.7      10.4
   Computer Systems                                   7.4     7.7     7.5         7.6       7.8       7.8       8.0        8.2       8.2       8.6      8.8        8.9       8.0
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.3     6.1     6.1         6.1       6.2       6.3       6.3        6.3       6.2       6.2      6.3        6.3       6.2
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             17.6    17.4    17.4        19.4      19.9      19.9      19.9       20.1      19.9      20.2     20.2       20.4      19.4
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          54.0    54.7    55.2        56.3      56.9      57.1      57.3       58.1      58.0      59.9     59.6       58.7      57.2
 Administrative and Support Services                 50.9    51.6    52.1        53.2      53.6      53.8      54.0       54.6      54.5      56.6     56.2       55.3      53.9
   Employment Services                               15.4    15.6    16.0        15.8      15.8      15.7      15.3       15.7      15.5      17.0     17.0       17.2      16.0
   Investigation & Security                           6.4     6.4     6.4         6.3       6.3       6.3       6.6        6.8       6.9       6.9      6.8        6.9       6.6

Educational and Health Services                     112.6   114.0   115.2       115.8     115.2     113.8     113.4      112.8     114.9     116.6    117.3      116.8     114.9
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     4.7     5.0     6.0         5.7       5.8       5.3       4.3        4.3       5.3       6.2      6.2        6.4       5.4
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   91.7    92.4    93.0        92.9      92.9      93.6      92.6       92.7      93.2      93.7     94.0       93.9      93.1
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     31.0    31.5    31.8        31.7      31.9      32.3      31.6       31.6      31.9      31.9     32.2       32.3      31.8
  Offices of Physicians                              11.8    12.0    12.0        12.2      12.3      12.4      12.4       12.4      12.5      12.7     12.7       12.8      12.4
 Hospitals                                           35.5    35.5    35.6        35.4      35.1      35.4      35.4       35.4      35.4      35.4     35.3       35.0      35.4
 Nursing and Residential                             13.9    14.0    14.1        14.3      14.3      14.5      14.6       14.6      14.6      14.6     14.6       14.7      14.4
 Social Assistance                                   11.3    11.4    11.5        11.5      11.6      11.4      11.0       11.1      11.3      11.8     11.9       11.9      11.5

Leisure and Hospitality                              51.4    52.4    53.6        54.7      57.1      59.5      58.7       58.2      56.7      55.5     54.2       54.3         55.5
 Accommodation and Food Services                     45.5    46.3    47.0        47.4      48.7      50.0      48.8       48.6      48.7      47.7     47.0       47.3         47.8
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   34.5    35.1    35.8        36.3      37.3      38.2      36.6       36.5      36.9      37.5     37.2       37.7         36.6
   Full-Service Restaurants                          16.6    16.9    17.0        17.1      17.7      18.3      17.9       17.7      17.6      16.9     16.8       16.9         17.3

Other Services                                       38.4    39.0    39.6        40.1      40.3      41.0      41.0       40.3      39.5      39.5     39.5       39.8         39.8

Government                                          137.0   138.5   139.3       139.4     139.2     139.3     135.1      131.9     133.4     137.0    138.3      138.2     137.2
 Federal Government                                  18.3    18.2    18.3        18.3      18.2      18.3      18.2       18.2      18.1      18.0     18.0       18.2      18.2
 State Government                                    26.1    26.7    26.9        27.0      26.9      25.9      26.3       25.4      26.4      26.8     26.9       26.8      26.5
 Local Government                                    92.6    93.6    94.1        94.1      94.1      95.1      90.6       88.3      88.9      92.2     93.4       93.2      92.5
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1995


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      916.8   917.7   926.5       929.1     935.6     943.7     924.6      924.1     928.5     942.4    945.9      947.5     931.9

Total Private Sector                               779.4   779.2   787.2       789.4     796.1     803.9     789.6      791.9     793.2     804.1    805.9      808.1     794.0

Goods Producing                                    154.8   154.1   155.6       157.5     158.8     159.5     155.2      156.4     156.5     158.2    157.2      155.5     156.6

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            28.4    27.1    28.4        30.8      32.1      33.0      31.9       32.2      31.7      32.6     32.1       30.7         30.9
 Construction of Buildings                           6.7     6.5     6.7         7.1       7.2       7.5       7.3        7.3       7.1       7.6      7.5        7.4          7.2
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        18.3    17.5    18.4        19.8      20.6      21.2      21.6       22.0      21.5      22.1     21.8       21.0         20.5

Manufacturing                                      126.4   127.0   127.2       126.7     126.7     126.5     123.3      124.2     124.8     125.6    125.1      124.8     125.7

 Durable Goods                                      53.2    53.6    53.8        53.3      53.4      53.5      52.5       52.7      52.8      52.3     52.1       51.7         52.9
 Non-Durable Goods                                  73.2    73.4    73.4        73.4      73.3      73.0      70.8       71.5      72.0      73.3     73.0       73.1         72.8
  Chemical Manufacturing                            35.5    35.5    35.3        35.0      34.9      34.6      33.8       33.9      33.8      33.8     34.0       34.3         34.5
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      23.7    23.7    23.4        23.2      23.1      23.4      23.1       23.1      22.8      22.5     22.6       22.8         23.1

Service-Providing                                  762.0   763.6   770.9       771.6     776.8     784.2     769.4      767.7     772.0     784.2    788.7      792.0     775.3

Private Service-Providing                          624.6   625.1   631.6       631.9     637.3     644.4     634.4      635.5     636.7     645.9    648.7      652.6     637.4

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  195.6   194.2   194.8       193.6     195.0     196.5     193.2      193.5     195.9     200.2    202.4      205.7     196.7

 Wholesale Trade                                    55.2    55.3    55.8        56.2      56.4      57.0      56.8       57.0      57.3      58.6     58.9       59.0         57.0
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     28.5    28.6    28.9        28.5      28.5      28.8      28.3       28.5      28.5      29.3     29.5       29.7         28.8
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 15.7    15.7    15.7        16.4      16.7      16.9      16.5       16.6      16.7      16.8     16.9       16.9         16.5

 Retail Trade                                       87.1    85.7    85.7        85.3      86.2      87.4      84.8       85.2      86.3      88.1     90.2       92.9         87.1
  Food and Beverage Stores                          19.9    19.8    19.8        19.6      19.6      20.3      20.0       20.0      20.0      20.0     20.3       20.6         20.0
   Grocery Stores                                   17.9    17.9    17.9        17.5      17.5      18.1      18.0       18.0      18.1      17.9     18.1       18.4         17.9
  General Merchandise Stores                        10.0     9.4     9.2         9.1       9.4       9.6       9.4        9.7      10.1      10.7     11.2       11.8         10.0
   Department Stores                                 6.9     6.3     6.3         6.3       6.7       6.8       6.7        7.2       7.6       8.4      8.8        9.5          7.3

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           53.3    53.2    53.3        52.1      52.4      52.1      51.6       51.3      52.3      53.5     53.3       53.8         52.7
 Utilities                                           3.8     3.9     3.9         3.9       3.9       3.9       3.9        3.9       3.9       3.9      3.9        3.9          3.9
 Transportation and Warehousing                     49.5    49.3    49.4        48.2      48.5      48.2      47.7       47.4      48.4      49.6     49.4       49.9         48.8
  Air Transportation                                11.0    11.0    10.8        10.7      10.8      10.6      10.5       10.6      10.7      10.8     10.6       10.7         10.7
  Couriers and Messengers                            7.3     7.2     7.2         7.2       7.2       7.2       7.6        7.4       7.3       7.9      8.0        8.1          7.5

Information                                         23.8    23.1    23.4        23.6      23.6      23.7      23.7       23.9      23.8      23.4     23.5       23.5         23.6
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.8     5.9     5.9         5.9       5.9       6.0       5.8        5.9       5.8       5.8      5.8        5.9          5.9
  Telecommunications                                14.9    14.9    15.1        15.3      15.3      15.3      15.2       15.4      15.5      15.2     15.1       15.1         15.2
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         13.1    13.0    13.2        13.2      13.2      13.2      13.0       13.2      13.2      12.9     12.8       12.8         13.1
  Internet Services                                  5.1     5.1     5.1         4.8       4.9       4.9       4.8        4.9       4.9       4.8      4.8        4.8          4.9
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1995


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                75.8    76.2    76.5        76.1      76.3      77.1      77.5       77.7      76.4      77.0     77.7       78.2    76.9
  Finance and Insurance                              62.3    62.5    62.8        62.9      62.8      63.0      63.2       63.4      63.0      63.5     64.0       64.4    63.2
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        16.6    16.6    16.7        16.4      16.2      16.3      16.2       16.2      16.1      15.6     15.7       15.8    16.2
     Depository Credit                               10.0     9.9    10.0         9.7       9.5       9.6       9.5        9.5       9.4       9.4      9.4        9.4     9.6
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    39.8    39.7    40.0        40.5      40.6      40.7      40.7       40.7      40.5      41.6     42.0       42.2    40.8
     Insurance Carriers                              30.2    30.1    30.4        31.2      31.3      31.2      31.3       31.4      31.0      32.4     32.8       32.8    31.3
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 13.5    13.7    13.7        13.2      13.5      14.1      14.3       14.3      13.4      13.5     13.7       13.8    13.7
   Real Estate                                        8.4     8.4     8.5         8.4       8.5       8.7       8.5        8.5       8.3       8.5      8.5        8.7     8.5

Professional and Business Services                  129.4   130.6   132.9       133.4     134.2     135.7     132.2      133.4     133.9     135.9    136.1      136.0     133.6
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       58.8    59.9    60.4        61.6      61.1      61.6      60.3       60.5      60.8      61.7     62.0       62.6      60.9
   Legal Services                                    16.0    16.0    16.1        16.1      16.1      16.4      16.0       15.9      15.8      16.1     16.1       16.2      16.1
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.3     9.6     9.6         9.8       9.2       8.9       8.8        8.8       8.9       9.1      9.1        9.3       9.2
   Architectural, Engineering                        10.0     9.8     9.9        10.1      10.2      10.4      10.5       10.4      10.5      10.4     10.5       10.5      10.3
   Computer Systems                                   6.6     6.7     6.9         7.0       7.1       7.1       6.9        7.0       7.0       7.3      7.4        7.5       7.0
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.3     6.3     6.3         6.3       6.3       6.3       6.4        6.4       6.4       6.4      6.3        6.3       6.3
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             19.4    19.2    19.3        18.7      18.9      19.0      17.9       18.0      17.8      17.7     17.7       17.6      18.4
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          51.2    51.5    53.2        53.1      54.2      55.1      54.0       54.9      55.3      56.5     56.4       55.8      54.3
 Administrative and Support Services                 48.3    48.6    50.2        50.0      51.1      52.0      50.9       51.7      52.1      53.3     53.2       52.8      51.2
   Employment Services                               15.0    15.1    15.1        14.7      15.0      15.1      14.4       14.8      15.0      15.9     15.8       16.1      15.2
   Investigation & Security                           6.2     6.3     6.3         6.2       6.4       6.5       6.4        6.5       6.6       6.4      6.5        6.5       6.4

Educational and Health Services                     110.1   111.2   112.1       111.9     112.3     112.9     110.6      109.9     112.3     114.2    115.0      115.4     112.3
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     4.5     5.0     5.5         5.0       5.3       5.5       4.2        4.2       5.2       5.7      5.7        5.8       5.1
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   89.1    89.4    89.8        90.2      90.4      90.9      90.1       90.0      90.9      91.6     92.2       92.6      90.6
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     29.4    29.7    30.0        30.4      30.5      30.6      30.5       30.6      30.9      31.4     31.6       31.7      30.6
  Offices of Physicians                              11.2    11.4    11.5        11.5      11.6      11.6      11.5       11.5      11.6      12.0     12.1       12.2      11.6
 Hospitals                                           35.6    35.5    35.3        35.4      35.4      35.5      35.6       35.4      35.4      35.3     35.5       35.5      35.5
 Nursing and Residential                             13.1    13.2    13.3        13.2      13.3      13.5      13.3       13.4      13.5      13.6     13.7       13.9      13.4
 Social Assistance                                   11.0    11.0    11.2        11.2      11.2      11.3      10.7       10.6      11.1      11.3     11.4       11.5      11.1

Leisure and Hospitality                              51.2    51.3    52.8        54.2      56.5      58.3      56.9       57.0      55.9      55.8     54.6       54.2         54.9
 Accommodation and Food Services                     45.6    45.7    46.5        47.2      48.6      49.4      47.4       47.8      47.8      48.4     47.9       47.8         47.5
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   34.4    34.5    35.2        35.6      36.8      37.2      35.0       35.2      35.9      36.6     36.2       36.1         35.7
   Full-Service Restaurants                          16.6    16.6    17.0        17.2      17.8      18.4      17.5       17.7      17.5      17.8     17.7       17.6         17.5

Other Services                                       38.7    38.5    39.1        39.1      39.4      40.2      40.3       40.1      38.5      39.4     39.4       39.6         39.4

Government                                          137.4   138.5   139.3       139.7     139.5     139.8     135.0      132.2     135.3     138.3    140.0      139.4     137.9
 Federal Government                                  18.7    18.6    18.6        18.6      18.6      18.7      18.7       18.5      18.5      18.4     18.4       18.5      18.6
 State Government                                    25.9    26.2    26.5        26.3      26.4      25.5      25.2       25.0      26.1      26.5     26.7       26.1      26.0
 Local Government                                    92.8    93.7    94.2        94.8      94.5      95.6      91.1       88.7      90.7      93.4     94.9       94.8      93.3
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1994


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      893.6   893.6   904.5       916.9     924.5     935.8     930.3      926.8     933.6     936.3    940.4      944.8     923.4

Total Private Sector                               757.3   756.2   765.8       777.0     785.5     795.0     795.0      794.2     797.2     797.6    800.0      804.0     785.4

Goods Producing                                    152.3   152.2   155.0       157.7     160.3     162.7     161.4      162.8     163.9     162.9    162.8      161.4     159.6

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            25.9    25.2    26.4        29.8      31.3      32.6      33.0       33.5      33.4      33.7     33.3       32.3         30.9
 Construction of Buildings                           6.4     6.3     6.4         7.0       7.3       7.6       7.6        7.7       7.7       7.9      7.8        7.7          7.3
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        17.5    17.1    17.9        19.0      19.9      20.7      21.1       21.4      21.2      21.4     21.0       20.4         19.9

Manufacturing                                      126.4   127.0   128.6       127.9     129.0     130.1     128.4      129.3     130.5     129.2    129.5      129.1     128.8

 Durable Goods                                      53.3    53.5    54.0        53.8      54.0      54.2      53.4       53.7      54.3      53.3     53.6       53.6         53.7
 Non-Durable Goods                                  73.1    73.5    74.6        74.1      75.0      75.9      75.0       75.6      76.2      75.9     75.9       75.5         75.0
  Chemical Manufacturing                            34.8    34.9    35.1        35.3      35.4      35.8      35.0       35.1      35.2      35.3     35.5       35.7         35.3
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      25.2    25.2    25.3        24.8      24.9      25.3      24.9       24.8      24.6      24.0     24.0       24.2         24.8

Service-Providing                                  741.3   741.4   749.5       759.2     764.2     773.1     768.9      764.0     769.7     773.4    777.6      783.4     763.8

Private Service-Providing                          605.0   604.0   610.8       619.3     625.2     632.3     633.6      631.4     633.3     634.7    637.2      642.6     625.8

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  188.9   187.2   188.6       190.4     192.2     194.0     193.6      194.0     195.5     197.8    200.7      203.9     193.9

 Wholesale Trade                                    53.9    53.6    54.1        54.8      54.9      54.9      55.2       55.3      55.3      56.6     56.9       57.2         55.2
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     26.4    26.3    26.5        27.1      27.1      27.1      27.7       27.6      27.5      28.6     28.8       29.0         27.5
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 15.2    15.2    15.4        15.1      15.2      15.2      15.1       15.3      15.4      15.5     15.6       15.7         15.3

 Retail Trade                                       85.7    83.9    84.4        85.0      86.0      87.1      86.2       86.3      87.1      87.0     89.4       91.8         86.7
  Food and Beverage Stores                          20.8    20.5    20.8        20.0      20.0      20.4      20.2       20.2      20.3      20.0     20.0       20.4         20.3
   Grocery Stores                                   19.0    18.9    18.9        18.2      18.2      18.5      18.1       18.1      18.4      18.0     18.1       18.5         18.4
  General Merchandise Stores                         9.6     9.1     8.9         8.8       8.9       9.1       8.9        8.9       9.2       9.7     10.3       10.7          9.3
   Department Stores                                 6.6     6.1     6.0         5.9       6.1       6.2       6.3        6.4       6.5       7.0      7.6        7.9          6.6

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           49.3    49.7    50.1        50.6      51.3      52.0      52.2       52.4      53.1      54.2     54.4       54.9         52.0
 Utilities                                           3.9     3.9     3.8         3.8       3.8       3.9       3.8        3.8       3.8       3.8      3.8        3.8          3.8
 Transportation and Warehousing                     45.4    45.8    46.3        46.8      47.5      48.1      48.4       48.6      49.3      50.4     50.6       51.1         48.2
  Air Transportation                                10.6    10.7    10.6        10.6      10.6      10.7      10.9       11.0      11.0      10.9     11.0       11.0         10.8
  Couriers and Messengers                            6.2     6.3     6.3         6.6       6.7       6.7       7.1        7.1       7.1       7.6      7.6        7.7          6.9

Information                                         23.0    23.0    23.0        23.2      23.3      23.5      23.6       23.5      23.2      22.8     23.1       23.4         23.2
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.9     5.9     5.9         5.9       5.8       5.9       5.9        5.9       5.8       5.7      5.8        5.8          5.9
  Telecommunications                                16.0    16.0    16.0        15.9      15.9      15.9      16.0       15.9      15.7      15.2     15.3       15.4         15.8
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         14.1    14.1    14.1        13.8      13.8      13.9      14.0       14.0      13.7      13.3     13.4       13.5         13.8
  Internet Services                                  4.8     4.8     4.8         4.7       4.7       4.7       4.6        4.6       4.6       4.7      4.7        4.7          4.7
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1994


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                74.9    75.0    75.3        76.0      76.0      76.9      78.1       77.6      77.6      75.9     75.7       76.2    76.3
  Finance and Insurance                              62.9    62.9    63.0        63.6      63.5      64.0      64.7       64.1      64.2      62.8     62.5       62.9    63.4
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        16.0    15.9    16.0        16.2      16.2      16.3      16.5       16.5      16.4      16.2     16.1       16.2    16.2
     Depository Credit                               10.5    10.5    10.5        10.4      10.4      10.5      10.1       10.1      10.0       9.9      9.9       10.0    10.2
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    40.3    40.3    40.3        40.8      40.7      41.1      41.2       40.7      40.8      40.7     40.5       40.7    40.7
     Insurance Carriers                              30.9    30.8    30.9        31.2      31.0      31.3      31.7       31.0      31.3      31.4     31.0       31.2    31.1
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 12.0    12.1    12.3        12.4      12.5      12.9      13.4       13.5      13.4      13.1     13.2       13.3    12.8
   Real Estate                                        8.3     8.3     8.3         8.5       8.5       8.7       8.9        8.9       8.7       8.6      8.7        8.8     8.6

Professional and Business Services                  126.0   126.0   127.4       129.6     130.0     132.1     132.4      132.0     132.3     132.1    132.2      132.3     130.4
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       57.3    57.2    57.7        58.1      57.7      58.9      59.3       59.1      59.2      58.4     58.8       59.5      58.4
   Legal Services                                    16.2    16.2    16.3        16.7      16.6      16.9      16.9       16.6      16.4      16.3     16.3       16.4      16.5
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.3     9.5     9.4         9.4       8.9       8.8       8.7        8.7       8.7       8.8      8.8        8.9       9.0
   Architectural, Engineering                         9.7     9.6     9.7         9.8       9.9      10.0      10.2       10.2      10.2      10.2     10.2       10.2      10.0
   Computer Systems                                   5.4     5.5     5.5         5.6       5.7       5.8       6.3        6.5       6.6       6.5      6.6        6.7       6.1
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.4     6.3     6.4         6.4       6.3       6.4       6.5        6.5       6.4       6.3      6.4        6.4       6.4
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             19.2    19.1    19.1        19.2      19.1      19.3      19.3       19.0      18.9      19.1     19.1       19.1      19.1
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          49.5    49.7    50.6        52.3      53.2      53.9      53.8       53.9      54.2      54.6     54.3       53.7      52.8
 Administrative and Support Services                 46.8    46.9    47.7        49.5      50.3      50.9      51.0       51.0      51.2      51.6     51.3       50.7      49.9
   Employment Services                               13.6    13.4    14.3        14.7      14.7      14.8      14.8       14.8      15.1      14.9     14.9       15.1      14.6
   Investigation & Security                           6.0     6.1     5.9         5.9       5.9       5.9       5.9        5.9       6.0       6.1      6.1        6.2       6.0

Educational and Health Services                     107.8   108.5   109.9       110.3     111.0     110.7     109.5      108.4     110.7     112.3    112.6      113.5     110.4
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     4.7     5.2     5.7         5.3       5.7       5.3       4.2        4.0       5.2       5.7      5.7        6.4       5.3
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   86.4    86.2    87.1        87.5      87.7      88.2      88.1       87.7      88.4      89.3     89.6       89.9      88.0
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     27.5    27.5    27.9        28.4      28.4      28.8      29.1       29.1      29.5      29.8     30.0       30.2      28.9
  Offices of Physicians                              10.6    10.6    10.7        10.8      10.9      10.9      11.0       11.1      11.2      11.3     11.3       11.5      11.0
 Hospitals                                           36.3    36.1    36.3        36.1      36.0      36.0      35.8       35.5      35.5      35.7     35.6       35.6      35.9
 Nursing and Residential                             12.5    12.4    12.6        12.5      12.5      12.6      12.7       12.8      12.6      12.8     12.8       13.0      12.7
 Social Assistance                                   10.1    10.2    10.3        10.5      10.8      10.8      10.5       10.3      10.8      11.0     11.2       11.1      10.6

Leisure and Hospitality                              48.5    48.4    50.0        52.5      55.0      56.7      56.5       56.3      55.3      54.8     53.8       53.9         53.5
 Accommodation and Food Services                     42.8    42.5    43.6        45.4      47.0      47.7      46.8       46.8      46.9      47.1     47.0       47.4         45.9
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   31.9    31.7    32.7        33.8      35.0      35.4      34.1       34.1      34.7      35.0     35.1       35.6         34.1
   Full-Service Restaurants                          14.9    14.7    15.3        15.8      16.4      16.9      16.6       16.8      16.8      17.0     17.1       17.3         16.3

Other Services                                       35.9    35.9    36.6        37.3      37.7      38.4      39.9       39.6      38.7      39.0     39.1       39.4         38.1

Government                                          136.3   137.4   138.7       139.9     139.0     140.8     135.3      132.6     136.4     138.7    140.4      140.8     138.0
 Federal Government                                  18.9    18.9    18.8        18.7      18.6      19.0      19.1       19.0      18.9      19.0     19.0       19.1      18.9
 State Government                                    24.5    25.5    25.9        26.5      26.3      26.3      25.2       24.9      25.7      26.0     26.2       26.0      25.8
 Local Government                                    92.9    93.0    94.0        94.7      94.1      95.5      91.0       88.7      91.8      93.7     95.2       95.7      93.4
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1993


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      891.9   894.5   896.9       905.9     913.8     923.9     914.5      910.7     916.0     921.8    925.3      928.3     912.0

Total Private Sector                               757.1   757.7   759.9       768.7     776.6     785.2     781.0      779.4     782.0     784.6    786.6      789.3     775.7

Goods Producing                                    154.4   154.0   154.9       156.3     158.3     160.0     158.3      159.4     161.6     161.5    160.9      159.3     158.2

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            25.4    24.6    24.8        26.3      27.6      28.3      29.5       29.7      29.8      30.2     29.9       29.4         28.0
 Construction of Buildings                           6.6     6.3     6.7         6.7       7.0       7.1       7.3        7.3       7.3       7.4      7.3        7.3          7.0
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        17.1    16.6    16.4        17.2      18.1      18.8      19.6       19.5      19.8      20.0     19.8       19.7         18.6

Manufacturing                                      129.0   129.4   130.1       130.0     130.7     131.7     128.8      129.7     131.8     131.3    131.0      129.9     130.3

 Durable Goods                                      53.4    53.4    53.6        53.6      53.6      53.7      53.2       53.6      55.0      54.6     54.4       54.1         53.9
 Non-Durable Goods                                  75.6    76.0    76.5        76.4      77.1      78.0      75.6       76.1      76.8      76.7     76.6       75.8         76.4
  Chemical Manufacturing                            35.5    35.4    35.6        35.0      35.2      35.6      34.4       34.5      34.6      35.1     35.1       35.2         35.1
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      26.0    25.9    26.1        25.6      25.6      26.1      25.8       25.8      25.8      25.7     25.7       25.8         25.8

Service-Providing                                  737.5   740.5   742.0       749.6     755.5     763.9     756.2      751.3     754.4     760.3    764.4      769.0     753.7

Private Service-Providing                          602.7   603.7   605.0       612.4     618.3     625.2     622.7      620.0     620.4     623.1    625.7      630.0     617.4

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  187.2   185.6   185.4       187.0     188.8     191.2     189.0      188.3     190.5     192.6    195.5      198.7     190.0

 Wholesale Trade                                    52.8    52.8    53.1        54.2      54.2      54.8      54.4       54.2      54.6      55.0     55.4       55.5         54.3
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     26.4    26.3    26.4        26.8      26.8      26.8      26.5       26.4      26.5      26.8     27.0       27.1         26.7
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 14.1    14.2    14.2        14.6      14.7      15.2      15.1       15.2      15.2      15.6     15.8       15.8         15.0

 Retail Trade                                       86.1    84.8    84.5        84.3      85.4      86.9      85.2       85.0      85.8      86.7     89.2       91.9         86.3
  Food and Beverage Stores                          20.5    20.3    20.3        19.6      20.0      21.1      21.0       21.0      20.6      20.0     20.3       20.6         20.4
   Grocery Stores                                   18.8    18.5    18.5        17.6      18.1      19.1      19.0       19.0      18.8      18.0     18.4       18.5         18.5
  General Merchandise Stores                         9.8     9.7     9.6         9.2       9.1       9.3       8.8        8.8       9.1       9.4     10.2       10.9          9.5
   Department Stores                                 6.8     6.6     6.5         6.0       6.0       6.1       5.7        5.8       6.0       6.4      7.1        7.9          6.4

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           48.3    48.0    47.8        48.5      49.2      49.5      49.4       49.1      50.1      50.9     50.9       51.3         49.4
 Utilities                                           4.1     4.0     3.9         4.0       4.0       4.0       4.0        4.0       3.9       3.9      3.9        3.9          4.0
 Transportation and Warehousing                     44.2    44.0    43.9        44.5      45.2      45.5      45.4       45.1      46.2      47.0     47.0       47.4         45.5
  Air Transportation                                10.6    10.6    10.6        10.7      10.7      10.9      11.2       11.2      11.2      10.9     10.8       10.9         10.9
  Couriers and Messengers                            5.7     5.7     5.7         6.0       5.9       5.9       5.9        5.9       5.9       6.5      6.5        6.7          6.0

Information                                         22.8    22.8    22.9        23.0      23.0      23.3      23.0       23.1      23.0      23.0     23.2       23.2         23.0
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.5     5.5     5.5         5.5       5.5       5.5       5.5        5.5       5.5       5.6      5.8        5.9          5.6
  Telecommunications                                15.6    15.7    15.7        15.8      15.9      16.1      16.1       16.2      16.3      16.2     16.3       16.3         16.0
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         13.7    13.9    13.9        13.9      14.0      14.2      14.2       14.3      14.4      14.3     14.4       14.4         14.1
  Internet Services                                  5.1     5.1     5.3         5.1       5.1       5.1       4.6        4.7       4.5       4.4      4.4        4.5          4.8
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1993


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                74.9    74.9    74.8        75.5      75.5      76.6      76.9       76.4      75.4      74.7     75.4       76.0    75.6
  Finance and Insurance                              63.5    63.4    63.6        64.2      64.1      64.5      64.2       63.7      63.7      63.2     63.7       64.0    63.8
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        16.9    16.8    16.9        16.6      16.5      16.6      16.2       16.1      16.0      15.9     16.1       16.2    16.4
     Depository Credit                               11.4    11.4    11.4        11.1      11.0      11.1      10.6       10.5      10.4      10.4     10.5       10.5    10.9
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    41.7    41.6    41.6        41.3      41.2      41.3      41.6       41.3      41.3      41.0     41.0       41.2    41.3
     Insurance Carriers                              30.0    29.7    29.8        30.6      30.5      30.5      31.2       30.9      30.9      30.6     30.6       30.9    30.5
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 11.4    11.5    11.2        11.3      11.4      12.1      12.7       12.7      11.7      11.5     11.7       12.0    11.8
   Real Estate                                        7.7     7.7     7.8         8.1       8.1       8.3       8.5        8.4       8.3       8.2      8.2        8.3     8.1

Professional and Business Services                  125.9   126.7   127.9       130.4     131.9     133.2     133.5      133.6     132.8     132.7    132.8      132.9     131.2
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       58.7    59.0    59.3        58.8      59.0      59.0      59.1       58.7      58.3      58.3     58.4       58.9      58.8
   Legal Services                                    16.3    16.4    16.6        16.3      16.3      16.8      16.7       16.4      16.2      16.4     16.4       16.6      16.5
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.2     9.5     9.5         9.3       9.0       8.7       8.6        8.6       8.8       8.8      8.8        8.9       9.0
   Architectural, Engineering                         9.7     9.6     9.7         9.9      10.0      10.2      10.3       10.2      10.1      10.1     10.0       10.0      10.0
   Computer Systems                                   5.6     5.7     5.7         5.4       5.5       5.4       5.2        5.2       5.4       5.4      5.5        5.6       5.5
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.7     6.6     6.6         6.5       6.5       6.6       6.6        6.6       6.5       6.4      6.4        6.4       6.5
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             18.8    18.9    18.9        19.2      19.2      19.3      19.4       19.2      19.2      19.1     19.1       19.0      19.1
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          48.4    48.8    49.7        52.4      53.7      54.9      55.0       55.7      55.3      55.3     55.3       55.0      53.3
 Administrative and Support Services                 45.8    46.2    47.2        49.4      50.8      51.8      52.1       52.8      52.3      52.3     52.3       52.0      50.4
   Employment Services                               12.4    12.5    13.0        13.5      13.7      14.4      14.7       15.2      15.0      14.6     14.7       15.1      14.1
   Investigation & Security                           5.6     5.6     5.7         5.6       6.0       5.8       5.9        5.9       6.0       6.0      6.1        6.2       5.9

Educational and Health Services                     106.0   106.7   107.2       106.8     107.7     107.5     105.2      104.1     107.1     107.9    108.5      109.1     107.0
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.0     5.5     6.2         5.3       5.8       5.7       4.5        4.5       5.3       5.7      5.7        5.8       5.4
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   85.7    85.4    85.4        85.5      85.8      86.2      85.4       84.8      86.1      86.2     86.4       87.1      85.8
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     26.7    26.7    26.8        27.0      27.3      27.5      27.3       27.3      27.5      27.9     27.9       28.3      27.4
  Offices of Physicians                              10.3    10.5    10.6        10.6      10.7      10.8      10.7       10.7      10.8      11.0     10.9       11.0      10.7
 Hospitals                                           37.0    36.7    36.7        36.6      36.4      36.7      36.5       36.3      36.5      36.2     36.2       36.3      36.5
 Nursing and Residential                             12.2    12.2    12.1        12.1      12.1      12.2      12.2       12.2      12.3      12.1     12.2       12.3      12.2
 Social Assistance                                    9.8     9.8     9.8         9.8      10.0       9.8       9.4        9.0       9.8      10.0     10.1       10.2       9.8

Leisure and Hospitality                              49.4    50.0    49.8        52.1      53.4      55.0      56.0       55.8      54.4      54.5     52.3       52.1         52.9
 Accommodation and Food Services                     43.9    44.3    43.7        45.0      45.6      46.3      46.5       46.7      46.5      45.4     45.0       45.4         45.4
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   32.4    32.6    32.3        33.5      33.9      34.3      32.7       32.8      33.4      33.7     33.4       33.8         33.2
   Full-Service Restaurants                          16.2    16.2    15.9        16.4      16.1      16.3      16.0       16.1      16.0      16.0     15.9       16.1         16.1

Other Services                                       36.5    37.0    37.0        37.6      38.0      38.4      39.1       38.7      37.2      37.7     38.0       38.0         37.8

Government                                          134.8   136.8   137.0       137.2     137.2     138.7     133.5      131.3     134.0     137.2    138.7      139.0     136.3
 Federal Government                                  19.3    19.2    19.1        19.0      19.1      19.0      19.2       19.2      19.1      19.0     19.0       19.1      19.1
 State Government                                    23.9    24.4    24.4        24.6      24.5      24.4      23.5       23.6      24.3      25.1     25.3       25.4      24.5
 Local Government                                    91.6    93.2    93.5        93.6      93.6      95.3      90.8       88.5      90.6      93.1     94.4       94.5      92.7
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1992


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      900.1   900.1   903.2       905.9     910.7     920.4     911.0      905.4     908.3     917.4    917.7      917.6     909.8

Total Private Sector                               764.8   764.1   767.0       769.2     774.7     782.6     778.6      775.8     777.5     781.7    780.7      780.6     774.8

Goods Producing                                    164.5   163.8   163.4       163.4     164.4     166.2     164.0      164.2     165.3     165.4    164.6      163.2     164.4

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            25.7    25.2    25.5        26.3      27.0      27.9      28.9       28.8      28.9      29.5     28.8       28.0         27.5
 Construction of Buildings                           6.4     6.3     6.3         6.3       6.6       6.8       7.1        7.1       7.1       7.2      7.0        7.0          6.8
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        17.1    16.6    16.7        17.2      17.7      18.5      19.1       18.9      19.0      19.7     19.3       18.7         18.2

Manufacturing                                      138.8   138.6   137.9       137.1     137.4     138.3     135.1      135.4     136.4     135.9    135.8      135.2     136.8

 Durable Goods                                      59.0    58.9    58.7        58.1      57.7      57.6      56.0       55.8      56.3      56.1     55.9       55.7         57.2
 Non-Durable Goods                                  79.8    79.7    79.2        79.0      79.7      80.7      79.1       79.6      80.1      79.8     79.9       79.5         79.7
  Chemical Manufacturing                            37.2    37.2    36.5        36.2      36.3      36.6      36.0       35.9      36.0      35.8     35.9       36.1         36.3
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      25.7    25.8    25.9        25.8      26.0      26.2      25.9       25.8      25.9      26.0     26.1       26.3         26.0

Service-Providing                                  735.6   736.3   739.8       742.5     746.3     754.2     747.0      741.2     743.0     752.0    753.1      754.4     745.5

Private Service-Providing                          600.3   600.3   603.6       605.8     610.3     616.4     614.6      611.6     612.2     616.3    616.1      617.4     610.4

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  188.3   185.6   185.6       186.4     187.3     188.6     186.9      186.3     188.0     190.8    191.8      194.0     188.3

 Wholesale Trade                                    53.0    52.9    53.3        53.7      53.9      54.1      53.4       53.4      53.5      53.9     53.6       53.8         53.5
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     26.8    26.5    26.5        26.5      26.6      26.7      26.6       26.6      26.6      26.8     26.7       26.9         26.7
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 14.2    14.3    14.5        14.4      14.4      14.6      14.3       14.2      14.4      14.4     14.3       14.4         14.4

 Retail Trade                                       88.4    85.6    85.3        85.9      86.1      86.3      85.4       84.8      85.4      86.9     88.3       90.2         86.6
  Food and Beverage Stores                          21.2    20.6    20.3        20.8      20.4      20.5      21.0       20.6      20.5      20.5     20.5       20.8         20.6
   Grocery Stores                                   19.3    18.8    18.2        18.9      18.4      18.5      19.0       18.8      18.6      18.6     18.6       18.6         18.7
  General Merchandise Stores                        11.2    10.1    10.0         9.8       9.8       9.8       9.5        9.5       9.7       9.9     10.4       10.9         10.1
   Department Stores                                 8.6     7.3     7.1         7.1       7.1       7.0       6.8        6.7       6.7       7.0      7.5        7.9          7.2

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           46.9    47.1    47.0        46.8      47.3      48.2      48.1       48.1      49.1      50.0     49.9       50.0         48.2
 Utilities                                           4.0     4.0     4.0         4.0       4.0       4.0       4.0        3.9       3.9       3.9      4.0        4.0          4.0
 Transportation and Warehousing                     42.9    43.1    43.0        42.8      43.3      44.2      44.1       44.2      45.2      46.1     45.9       46.0         44.2
  Air Transportation                                10.2    10.2    10.3        10.2      10.2      10.7      10.9       11.1      10.9      10.9     10.8       10.9         10.6
  Couriers and Messengers                            5.1     5.1     5.1         5.2       5.2       5.3       5.3        5.4       5.7       6.1      6.1        6.1          5.5

Information                                         23.8    23.9    24.0        23.2      23.4      23.6      23.5       23.5      23.4      23.2     23.3       23.3         23.5
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.5     5.6     5.5         5.5       5.7       5.7       5.6        5.6       5.6       5.7      5.7        5.7          5.6
  Telecommunications                                17.0    17.1    17.0        16.5      16.4      16.6      16.6       16.6      16.6      16.4     16.4       16.3         16.6
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         13.8    13.8    13.8        13.9      13.9      14.0      14.0       14.0      14.0      13.8     13.8       13.7         13.9
  Internet Services                                  4.7     4.8     4.9         4.8       4.8       4.8       4.6        4.6       4.7       4.6      4.7        4.7          4.7
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1992


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                78.2    78.3    77.9        76.2      76.1      77.1      77.1       76.4      75.1      75.7     74.8       74.7    76.5
  Finance and Insurance                              67.0    67.1    67.0        65.1      64.9      65.1      64.7       64.0      63.6      64.5     63.2       62.8    64.9
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        17.7    17.6    17.7        17.2      17.2      17.3      17.0       16.8      16.6      16.4     16.4       16.4    17.0
     Depository Credit                               12.9    12.7    12.7        12.6      12.5      12.5      12.3       12.0      11.9      11.7     11.5       11.4    12.2
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    45.1    45.2    45.1        43.6      43.3      43.4      43.2       42.6      42.6      42.5     42.2       41.7    43.4
     Insurance Carriers                              32.0    32.0    31.9        31.4      31.2      31.3      31.0       30.6      30.6      30.6     30.5       30.0    31.1
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 11.2    11.2    10.9        11.1      11.2      12.0      12.4       12.4      11.5      11.2     11.6       11.9    11.6
   Real Estate                                        7.6     7.7     7.8         8.0       8.1       8.3       8.3        8.3       8.1       8.1      8.1        8.1     8.0

Professional and Business Services                  122.7   123.1   125.2       126.8     126.9     128.8     130.0      129.8     129.8     129.0    128.9      128.2     127.4
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       56.8    57.2    58.6        58.7      58.4      59.3      59.5       59.3      59.0      58.3     58.5       58.7      58.5
   Legal Services                                    16.2    16.1    16.2        16.3      16.3      16.8      16.7       16.6      16.4      16.4     16.4       16.4      16.4
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.1     9.3     9.3         9.2       8.8       8.8       8.8        8.7       8.7       8.6      8.6        8.7       8.9
   Architectural, Engineering                         9.6     9.7     9.8         9.7      10.0      10.2      10.1       10.1      10.1       9.9      9.8        9.7       9.9
   Computer Systems                                   4.9     5.0     5.0         5.0       5.1       5.2       5.2        5.3       5.3       5.5      5.5        5.5       5.2
   Scientific Research & Development Services         7.0     6.9     7.1         6.9       6.9       7.0       7.0        7.0       6.9       6.7      6.7        6.7       6.9
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             17.6    17.5    17.5        17.5      17.6      17.8      18.3       18.1      18.1      18.0     18.1       17.9      17.8
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          48.3    48.4    49.1        50.6      50.9      51.7      52.2       52.4      52.7      52.7     52.3       51.6      51.1
 Administrative and Support Services                 45.9    45.8    46.5        48.0      48.3      49.0      49.5       49.8      50.1      50.1     49.7       49.0      48.5
   Employment Services                               12.4    12.4    12.5        12.8      12.6      13.1      12.7       13.1      13.4      13.8     13.8       13.7      13.0
   Investigation & Security                           5.5     5.5     5.4         5.5       5.6       5.6       5.7        5.6       5.8       5.6      5.6        5.5       5.6

Educational and Health Services                     101.9   103.2   103.8       104.6     105.8     105.5     103.4      102.6     105.1     106.6    106.7      107.3     104.7
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     4.8     5.7     6.4         5.7       6.2       5.7       4.3        4.5       5.5       6.0      6.0        6.2       5.6
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   81.8    82.3    82.5        83.4      84.3      84.8      84.1       83.7      84.5      85.3     85.1       85.6      84.0
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     25.2    25.2    25.3        25.6      25.8      26.1      26.3       26.2      26.4      26.3     26.4       26.7      26.0
  Offices of Physicians                              10.2    10.3    10.3        10.3      10.3      10.5      10.4       10.3      10.4      10.5     10.5       10.6      10.4
 Hospitals                                           35.9    36.2    36.3        36.7      36.8      37.0      36.8       36.5      36.6      37.0     36.7       36.8      36.6
 Nursing and Residential                             11.4    11.5    11.5        11.7      11.9      11.9      11.9       11.9      12.1      12.2     12.3       12.3      11.9
 Social Assistance                                    9.3     9.4     9.4         9.4       9.8       9.8       9.1        9.1       9.4       9.8      9.7        9.8       9.5

Leisure and Hospitality                              48.9    49.6    50.5        52.0      53.8      55.2      55.4       55.2      54.1      53.8     53.2       52.6         52.9
 Accommodation and Food Services                     43.3    44.0    44.4        45.1      46.2      46.9      46.4       46.4      46.2      46.7     46.4       46.3         45.7
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   32.3    32.8    33.0        33.6      34.3      34.7      33.6       33.6      34.2      34.5     34.5       34.4         33.8
   Full-Service Restaurants                          16.1    16.5    16.5        17.0      17.5      17.8      17.6       17.7      17.7      17.6     17.6       17.4         17.3

Other Services                                       36.5    36.6    36.6        36.6      37.0      37.6      38.3       37.8      36.7      37.2     37.4       37.3         37.1

Government                                          135.3   136.0   136.2       136.7     136.0     137.8     132.4      129.6     130.8     135.7    137.0      137.0     135.0
 Federal Government                                  19.9    19.8    19.8        19.8      19.8      19.9      20.0       19.6      19.4      19.4     19.2       19.4      19.7
 State Government                                    23.5    23.6    24.1        24.3      24.1      24.3      23.2       23.1      23.0      24.0     24.2       24.0      23.8
 Local Government                                    91.9    92.6    92.3        92.6      92.1      93.6      89.2       86.9      88.4      92.3     93.6       93.6      91.6
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1991


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      926.7   923.2   926.5       915.6     921.4     931.2     922.4      919.1     920.7     922.9    926.5      927.2     923.6

Total Private Sector                               792.3   787.5   790.8       780.6     786.2     794.5     790.9      789.3     789.2     786.5    788.9      789.6     788.9

Goods Producing                                    173.5   172.4   173.1       175.0     175.9     177.1     174.2      174.9     175.8     173.7    173.2      170.9     174.1

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            28.2    27.4    28.1        30.3      31.2      31.8      31.3       31.5      31.5      31.2     30.3       29.2         30.2
 Construction of Buildings                           7.4     7.1     7.3         7.4       7.7       7.9       7.6        7.5       7.5       7.3      7.3        6.9          7.4
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        19.2    18.8    19.1        20.2      20.5      21.0      20.8       20.9      20.6      20.7     19.9       19.2         20.1

Manufacturing                                      145.3   145.0   145.0       144.7     144.7     145.3     142.9      143.4     144.3     142.5    142.9      141.7     144.0

 Durable Goods                                      64.5    64.1    63.9        64.0      63.5      63.2      62.1       62.2      62.5      60.9     61.0       60.3         62.7
 Non-Durable Goods                                  80.8    80.9    81.1        80.7      81.2      82.1      80.8       81.2      81.8      81.6     81.9       81.4         81.3
  Chemical Manufacturing                            36.3    36.5    36.7        36.6      36.5      36.9      36.8       36.7      36.9      36.9     37.1       37.2         36.8
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      24.7    24.9    25.1        25.0      25.1      25.4      25.5       25.4      25.7      25.5     25.8       25.9         25.3

Service-Providing                                  753.2   750.8   753.4       740.6     745.5     754.1     748.2      744.2     744.9     749.2    753.3      756.3     749.5

Private Service-Providing                          618.8   615.1   617.7       605.6     610.3     617.4     616.7      614.4     613.4     612.8    615.7      618.7     614.7

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  193.9   190.4   190.1       188.8     189.3     190.8     189.4      189.5     190.8     191.5    193.9      196.0     191.2

 Wholesale Trade                                    55.7    55.3    55.1        55.1      55.1      55.1      54.7       54.6      54.8      54.7     54.5       54.4         54.9
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     27.5    27.3    27.2        27.3      27.2      27.3      27.0       26.9      26.8      27.0     27.0       26.8         27.1
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 13.9    13.9    13.9        13.9      13.9      13.9      13.9       13.9      14.3      14.0     14.0       13.9         14.0

 Retail Trade                                       91.3    88.8    88.5        87.8      88.1      89.3      88.2       88.0      88.4      88.7     91.0       93.1         89.3
  Food and Beverage Stores                          21.6    21.4    21.2        20.9      20.9      21.6      21.7       21.6      21.5      21.2     21.7       22.1         21.5
   Grocery Stores                                   19.4    19.3    19.1        18.8      18.8      19.4      19.5       19.5      19.4      19.1     19.6       19.9         19.3
  General Merchandise Stores                        11.3    10.7    10.6        10.4      10.3      10.6      10.3       10.3      10.4      10.7     11.5       12.1         10.8
   Department Stores                                 8.9     8.5     8.4         8.3       8.2       8.3       8.3        8.3       8.4       8.5      9.2        9.8          8.6

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           46.9    46.3    46.5        45.9      46.1      46.4      46.5       46.9      47.6      48.1     48.4       48.5         47.0
 Utilities                                           4.0     4.0     4.0         4.0       4.0       4.1       3.9        4.0       4.0       4.0      4.0        4.0          4.0
 Transportation and Warehousing                     42.9    42.3    42.5        41.9      42.1      42.3      42.6       42.9      43.6      44.1     44.4       44.5         43.0
  Air Transportation                                 9.8     9.6     9.6         9.4       9.5       9.5      10.1       10.3      10.3      10.4     10.4       10.3          9.9
  Couriers and Messengers                            4.5     4.5     4.5         4.5       4.5       4.6       4.7        4.8       4.8       5.1      5.3        5.5          4.8

Information                                         26.2    26.2    26.3        24.5      24.4      24.4      24.3       24.3      24.2      24.0     24.2       24.1         24.8
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            5.6     5.6     5.6         5.5       5.5       5.5       5.5        5.5       5.5       5.5      5.5        5.5          5.5
  Telecommunications                                18.5    18.9    18.8        17.4      17.4      17.4      17.3       17.3      17.2      17.2     17.5       17.5         17.7
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         14.9    14.9    14.9        14.0      14.1      14.1      14.0       14.0      13.9      13.9     14.2       13.8         14.2
  Internet Services                                  4.7     4.8     4.9         5.0       4.9       4.9       4.8        4.8       4.8       4.6      4.6        4.6          4.8
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1991


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                81.9    81.6    81.2        80.3      80.7      81.9      81.1       80.3      78.4      79.2     79.0       79.2    80.4
  Finance and Insurance                              69.6    69.3    69.1        68.8      69.0      69.5      68.4       67.6      66.6      67.8     67.6       67.8    68.4
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        18.9    18.8    18.9        18.3      18.5      18.6      18.1       17.9      17.7      17.8     17.8       17.8    18.3
     Depository Credit                               14.6    14.4    14.5        14.2      14.0      14.2      13.6       13.4      13.2      13.0     13.0       13.0    13.8
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    46.6    46.4    46.1        46.4      46.4      46.2      46.1       45.6      44.4      45.7     45.4       45.8    45.9
     Insurance Carriers                              33.5    33.3    33.1        33.1      33.1      32.8      32.9       32.4      31.6      32.5     32.3       32.5    32.8
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 12.3    12.3    12.1        11.5      11.7      12.4      12.7       12.7      11.8      11.4     11.4       11.4    12.0
   Real Estate                                        7.8     7.8     7.9         7.8       7.9       8.1       8.0        8.0       7.8       7.7      7.7        7.7     7.9

Professional and Business Services                  128.3   127.2   128.5       126.5     126.7     128.6     127.9      127.8     127.3     126.2    125.8      126.0     127.2
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       58.0    57.6    57.8        56.7      56.3      57.2      57.0       56.8      56.4      55.8     56.1       56.5      56.9
   Legal Services                                    16.6    16.4    16.6        16.6      16.4      16.9      16.7       16.3      16.2      16.2     16.2       16.3      16.5
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.1     9.3     9.5         9.5       9.0       8.9       8.6        8.6       8.6       8.5      8.5        8.7       8.9
   Architectural, Engineering                         9.7     9.7     9.7         9.5       9.5       9.7       9.8        9.8       9.7       9.4      9.5        9.5       9.6
   Computer Systems                                   4.7     4.7     4.7         4.7       4.8       4.7       4.8        4.8       4.7       4.7      4.8        4.8       4.7
   Scientific Research & Development Services         6.9     6.8     6.9         6.8       6.9       7.1       7.1        7.0       6.9       6.8      6.8        6.8       6.9
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             17.8    17.7    17.7        17.6      17.7      17.8      17.8       17.6      17.6      17.6     17.5       17.5      17.7
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          52.5    51.9    53.0        52.2      52.7      53.6      53.1       53.4      53.3      52.8     52.2       52.0      52.7
 Administrative and Support Services                 49.6    49.0    50.1        49.4      50.0      50.9      50.5       50.9      50.8      50.3     49.7       49.3      50.0
   Employment Services                               13.0    12.5    12.7        12.7      12.7      13.3      13.6       14.2      14.3      13.8     13.8       14.0      13.4
   Investigation & Security                           5.3     5.3     5.4         5.3       5.5       5.5       5.4        5.4       5.4       5.4      5.4        5.5       5.4

Educational and Health Services                     101.4   102.4   103.1        98.3      99.4      99.1     100.4       99.4     101.6     102.2    103.1      103.6     101.2
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.0     5.7     6.2         6.0       6.0       5.7       4.7        4.5       5.5       6.0      6.2        6.2       5.6
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   79.4    79.7    80.0        80.2      80.9      81.7      81.3       81.0      81.4      81.3     81.7       82.4      80.9
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     23.7    23.9    24.1        24.2      24.5      24.8      24.7       24.6      24.6      24.9     25.0       25.4      24.5
  Offices of Physicians                              10.0    10.0    10.0        10.0      10.0      10.1      10.1       10.0      10.0      10.3     10.3       10.5      10.1
 Hospitals                                           35.7    35.7    35.5        35.5      35.7      36.0      36.0       36.0      35.9      35.8     35.9       36.0      35.8
 Nursing and Residential                             11.0    11.1    11.2        11.2      11.3      11.5      11.7       11.7      11.7      11.4     11.5       11.6      11.4
 Social Assistance                                    9.0     9.0     9.2         9.3       9.4       9.4       8.9        8.7       9.2       9.2      9.3        9.4       9.2

Leisure and Hospitality                              49.3    49.6    50.7        50.2      52.4      54.8      55.1       55.1      54.2      52.4     52.3       52.2         52.4
 Accommodation and Food Services                     43.0    43.4    43.8        43.6      45.0      46.4      46.1       46.2      46.3      45.5     45.8       45.9         45.1
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   31.5    31.8    32.3        32.3      33.2      34.2      32.7       32.8      33.8      33.6     34.0       34.1         33.0
   Full-Service Restaurants                          15.9    16.1    16.4        15.8      16.2      17.1      16.5       16.8      16.8      16.5     16.8       17.0         16.5

Other Services                                       37.8    37.7    37.8        37.0      37.4      37.8      38.5       38.0      36.9      37.3     37.4       37.6         37.6

Government                                          134.4   135.7   135.7       135.0     135.2     136.7     131.5      129.8     131.5     136.4    137.6      137.6     134.8
 Federal Government                                  19.8    19.8    19.7        19.8      19.8      19.8      19.8       19.8      19.6      19.8     19.7       19.9      19.8
 State Government                                    22.6    23.4    23.7        23.0      23.2      23.1      22.3       22.9      22.9      24.2     24.4       24.5      23.4
 Local Government                                    92.0    92.5    92.3        92.2      92.2      93.8      89.4       87.1      89.0      92.4     93.5       93.2      91.6
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                           Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                      (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                              Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                     Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1990


INDUSTRY TITLE                                      Jan     Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun        Jul      Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov         Dec ANN AVG

Total Nonfarm                                      968.4   967.2   973.2       965.0     969.6     982.1     970.4      966.4     965.7     960.5    962.8      963.2     967.9

Total Private Sector                               835.4   833.5   838.4       828.7     832.8     844.3     837.6      836.7     834.0     825.9    826.4      826.3     833.3

Goods Producing                                    191.2   190.4   190.4       188.7     189.9     192.4     189.9      190.1     189.6     186.2    184.4      182.2     188.8

Natural Resources, Mining & Construction            33.9    33.6    34.6        35.3      36.1      37.1      37.4       36.9      36.6      34.7     34.1       32.7         35.3
 Construction of Buildings                           9.5     9.5     9.7         9.5       9.9      10.4       9.8        9.5       9.2       8.7      8.4        8.4          9.4
 Specialty Trade Contractors                        22.2    21.9    22.3        22.9      23.3      23.9      24.7       24.5      24.2      23.0     22.8       21.7         23.1

Manufacturing                                      157.3   156.8   155.8       153.4     153.8     155.3     152.5      153.2     153.0     151.5    150.3      149.5     153.5

 Durable Goods                                      73.5    73.0    71.8        70.8      70.6      70.6      68.7       68.7      68.5      67.8     67.0       66.6         69.8
 Non-Durable Goods                                  83.8    83.8    84.0        82.6      83.2      84.7      83.8       84.5      84.5      83.7     83.3       82.9         83.7
  Chemical Manufacturing                            36.2    36.3    36.3        36.1      36.3      37.4      37.2       37.3      36.9      36.8     36.7       37.0         36.7
   Pharmaceutical and Medicine                      23.5    23.6    23.8        23.6      23.7      24.2      24.5       24.5      24.3      24.5     24.4       24.7         24.1

Service-Providing                                  777.2   776.8   782.8       776.3     779.7     789.7     780.5      776.3     776.1     774.3    778.4      781.0     779.1

Private Service-Providing                          644.2   643.1   648.0       640.0     642.9     651.9     647.7      646.6     644.4     639.7    642.0      644.1     644.6

Trade, Transportation & Utilities                  202.0   199.6   201.3       198.8     199.8     201.9     198.9      198.7     199.7     199.3    200.5      202.7     200.3

 Wholesale Trade                                    58.1    57.9    58.3        58.4      58.5      58.8      58.1       58.1      58.1      57.8     57.7       57.5         58.1
  Mercht. Whlrs., Durable Goods                     29.9    29.9    30.0        29.1      29.0      29.2      28.8       28.8      28.6      28.5     28.4       28.2         29.0
  Mercht. Whlrs., Non-Durable Goods                 14.1    14.1    14.2        14.0      14.0      14.2      14.1       14.2      14.3      14.2     14.2       14.2         14.2

 Retail Trade                                       98.1    95.9    96.1        94.0      94.6      95.6      94.3       93.6      94.0      93.7     95.0       97.3         95.2
  Food and Beverage Stores                          22.1    22.1    22.0        22.0      22.0      22.4      22.3       22.1      21.8      21.8     21.8       22.2         22.1
   Grocery Stores                                   19.6    19.8    19.6        19.5      19.4      19.9      19.9       19.6      19.5      19.3     19.4       19.5         19.6
  General Merchandise Stores                        11.8    10.9    11.2        11.0      11.1      11.5      11.2       11.3      11.4      11.4     12.0       12.4         11.4
   Department Stores                                 8.9     8.3     8.7         8.8       8.7       8.9       9.1        9.2       9.2       9.4      9.8       10.1          9.1

Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities           45.8    45.8    46.9        46.4      46.7      47.5      46.5       47.0      47.6      47.8     47.8       47.9         47.0
 Utilities                                           4.1     4.1     4.2         4.2       4.1       4.2       4.2        4.1       4.2       4.1      4.1        4.0          4.1
 Transportation and Warehousing                     41.7    41.7    42.7        42.2      42.6      43.3      42.3       42.9      43.4      43.7     43.7       43.9         42.8
  Air Transportation                                 8.5     8.6     8.8         8.8       9.0       9.2       9.5        9.8       9.6       9.5      9.5        9.5          9.2
  Couriers and Messengers                            4.2     4.2     4.2         4.1       4.1       4.1       4.2        4.3       4.4       4.7      4.9        4.8          4.4

Information                                         28.7    28.3    28.4        27.2      26.7      27.2      27.9       27.7      27.8      27.3     27.5       27.6         27.7
  Publishing Industries (except Internet)            6.0     5.9     6.0         5.6       5.5       5.7       5.6        5.5       5.5       5.5      5.5        5.6          5.7
  Telecommunications                                20.7    20.4    20.4        19.9      19.7      19.8      19.7       19.6      19.6      18.8     18.8       18.8         19.7
    Wired Telecom. Carriers                         16.1    15.9    15.8        15.8      15.6      15.7      15.8       15.7      15.7      14.9     15.0       14.9         15.6
  Internet Services                                  4.4     4.4     4.4         4.8       4.6       4.7       4.7        4.6       4.7       4.5      4.5        4.5          4.6
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development                            Newark-Union - PA. Metropolitan Division                                          2006 Benchmark
Labor Market and Demographic Research                                       (Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Sussex, Union Counties, NJ; Pike County, PA)           In Thousands
Current Employment Statistics                                               Not Seasonally Adjusted
Feb-07                                                                      Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment Estimates for 1990


INDUSTRY TITLE                                        Jan    Feb     Mar          Apr      May        Jun       Jul       Aug       Sep        Oct     Nov        Dec ANN AVG
 Financial Activities                                88.2    88.0    88.2        86.4      86.1      87.0      87.4       86.7      85.0      83.4     83.0       82.8    86.0
  Finance and Insurance                              74.8    74.8    75.0        73.5      73.2      73.4      73.2       72.6      71.9      70.8     70.5       70.3    72.8
   Credit Intermediation & Related Activities        20.8    20.7    20.9        20.5      20.3      20.5      20.3       20.2      20.0      19.2     19.1       19.1    20.1
     Depository Credit                               15.7    15.7    15.8        15.5      15.4      15.6      15.4       15.4      15.2      15.0     15.0       15.0    15.4
   Insurance Carriers & Rel. Act.                    48.0    48.3    48.3        48.5      48.3      48.4      48.5       47.9      47.5      47.4     47.3       46.9    47.9
     Insurance Carriers                              34.7    34.7    34.7        34.7      34.4      34.6      34.7       34.1      33.9      34.0     33.7       33.5    34.3
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing                 13.4    13.2    13.2        12.9      12.9      13.6      14.2       14.1      13.1      12.6     12.5       12.5    13.2
   Real Estate                                        8.2     8.1     8.2         8.0       8.1       8.3       8.3        8.3       8.1       8.1      8.1        8.2     8.2

Professional and Business Services                  132.5   132.8   133.2       131.9     132.0     133.9     134.3      134.9     134.1     133.4    133.1      132.7     133.2
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services       59.6    60.0    60.1        58.6      58.1      59.0      59.5       59.2      58.6      58.6     58.5       58.5      59.0
   Legal Services                                    16.6    16.7    16.8        16.6      16.7      17.1      17.0       16.9      16.7      16.8     16.8       16.9      16.8
   Accounting/Tax Prep/Bookkeep/Payroll Services      9.5     9.8     9.7         9.2       8.6       8.7       8.6        8.5       8.7       8.7      8.6        8.7       8.9
   Architectural, Engineering                        10.2    10.0    10.2        10.1      10.1      10.2      10.3       10.2      10.0       9.9      9.8        9.8      10.1
   Computer Systems                                   5.1     5.2     5.2         4.9       4.9       5.0       5.0        5.0       4.9       4.8      4.8        4.8       5.0
   Scientific Research & Development Services         7.3     7.3     7.1         7.1       7.1       7.1       7.3        7.2       7.0       6.8      6.8        6.8       7.1
 Management of Companies and Enterprises             17.7    17.6    17.7        17.5      17.4      17.6      17.7       17.7      17.6      17.5     17.5       17.5      17.6
 Adm/Support Waste Mgt/Remediation Services          55.2    55.2    55.4        55.8      56.5      57.3      57.1       58.0      57.9      57.3     57.1       56.7      56.6
 Administrative and Support Services                 51.9    52.0    52.1        52.9      53.5      54.3      53.8       54.7      54.6      54.1     54.1       53.6      53.5
   Employment Services                               15.2    15.3    14.8        14.6      14.8      15.0      14.7       15.2      15.3      15.3     15.2       15.4      15.1
   Investigation & Security                           5.0     5.1     5.1         5.1       5.1       5.1       5.2        5.2       5.2       5.4      5.4        5.5       5.2

Educational and Health Services                      99.5   100.7   101.9       101.2     101.3     102.3     100.2       99.6     101.7     102.3    104.1      104.7     101.6
  Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools     5.2     5.5     5.8         5.3       5.3       5.3       4.7        4.7       5.7       6.2      6.2        6.4       5.5
 Health Care and Social Assistance                   76.7    77.3    78.0        77.8      78.2      79.1      78.3       78.1      78.6      78.5     79.4       80.0      78.3
 Ambulatory Health Care Services                     22.6    22.9    23.1        23.0      23.1      23.5      23.2       23.3      23.3      23.5     23.7       24.0      23.3
  Offices of Physicians                               9.7     9.8     9.9         9.7       9.7       9.9       9.9        9.9       9.9      10.1     10.1       10.3       9.9
 Hospitals                                           34.4    34.4    34.8        34.9      35.0      35.4      35.4       35.3      35.3      35.2     35.4       35.5      35.1
 Nursing and Residential                             10.7    11.0    11.0        11.0      11.1      11.1      11.2       11.1      11.2      11.1     11.2       11.4      11.1
 Social Assistance                                    9.0     9.0     9.1         8.9       9.0       9.1       8.5        8.4       8.8       8.7      9.1        9.1       8.9

Leisure and Hospitality                              53.5    53.9    54.9        54.3      56.4      58.4      57.8       58.0      55.9      54.2     54.0       53.8         55.4
 Accommodation and Food Services                     44.9    45.5    45.9        46.7      48.1      49.0      48.1       48.2      47.2      46.1     46.3       46.4         46.9
 Food Services and Drinking Places                   34.0    34.5    35.0        34.3      35.2      35.7      34.0       34.0      34.5      33.7     33.8       34.1         34.4
   Full-Service Restaurants                          15.9    16.4    16.5        16.9      17.4      17.7      17.2       17.4      17.4      16.9     17.1       17.3         17.0

Other Services                                       39.8    39.8    40.1        40.2      40.6      41.2      41.2       41.0      40.2      39.8     39.8       39.8         40.3

Government                                          133.0   133.7   134.8       136.3     136.8     137.8     132.8      129.7     131.7     134.6    136.4      136.9     134.5
 Federal Government                                  20.3    20.2    20.5        20.9      22.0      21.9      21.7       20.6      20.1      20.0     19.9       20.1      20.7
 State Government                                    21.6    21.9    22.7        23.0      22.4      22.0      21.6       21.9      22.6      22.8     23.2       23.4      22.4
 Local Government                                    91.1    91.6    91.6        92.4      92.4      93.9      89.5       87.2      89.0      91.8     93.3       93.4      91.4

								
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