Non-farm payroll in Puerto Rico reached a total of 902.3 thousand for the month of February 2022. This statistic is the main measurement of employment both on the island and in the US. Rather than being derived from survey data, this is derived directly from payroll data.
Compared to the previous month of January, non-farm payroll increased by 2.1 thousand, or 0.2%. Compared to February 2021, there was an increase of 47 thousand, or 5.5%. Compared to February 2020, there was an increase of 17.7 thousand, or 2%.