Numbers of jobs in Puerto Rico

All Occupations

Year Number
2001 978,750
2002 969,140
2003 960,780
2004 973,460
2005 1,026,290
2006 1,031,650
2007 1,014,970
2008 999,010
2009 962,030
2010 950,570
2011 930,940
2012 942,080
2013 927,460
2014 902,930
2015 890,760
2016 883,360
2017 875,780
2018 846,010

Management Occupations

Year Number
2001 37,690
2002 36,460
2003 35,550
2004 36,350
2005 36,320
2006 40,040
2007 36,230
2008 35,740
2009 34,490
2010 36,110
2011 34,160
2012 35,580
2013 35,560
2014 37,010
2015 38,140
2016 38,470
2017 38,230
2018 37,080

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Year Number
2001 33,050
2002 36,800
2003 36,950
2004 35,220
2005 36,050
2006 38,060
2007 38,990
2008 42,310
2009 43,390
2010 41,980
2011 40,410
2012 40,250
2013 40,280
2014 39,510
2015 39,890
2016 41,270
2017 42,030
2018 42,300

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 6,240
2002 6,950
2003 6,860
2004 7,730
2005 8,220
2006 9,420
2007 9,190
2008 9,090
2009 8,720
2010 9,360
2011 9,240
2012 9,560
2013 9,310
2014 9,170
2015 9,430
2016 10,390
2017 10,660
2018 11,070

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 12,300
2002 11,980
2003 11,640
2004 11,720
2005 12,580
2006 13,740
2007 13,790
2008 12,610
2009 13,280
2010 12,150
2011 12,740
2012 13,270
2013 13,740
2014 13,580
2015 12,700
2016 13,340
2017 13,690
2018 14,230

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 7,710
2002 8,540
2003 8,700
2004 8,650
2005 9,030
2006 9,910
2007 10,040
2008 9,590
2009 9,580
2010 7,160
2011 6,430
2012 6,800
2013 7,110
2014 7,380
2015 6,580
2016 6,140
2017 5,640
2018 6,000

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 14,240
2002 13,060
2003 13,010
2005 18,290
2006 17,940
2007 17,990
2008 18,740
2009 17,480
2010 18,730
2011 18,330
2012 18,560
2013 17,190
2014 15,730
2015 15,670
2016 15,520
2017 15,670
2018 15,290

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 4,440
2002 5,300
2003 5,040
2004 4,810
2005 5,090
2006 4,620
2007 4,640
2008 4,470
2009 4,760
2010 4,640
2011 4,710
2012 4,460
2013 4,550
2014 4,530
2015 4,460
2016 4,250
2017 4,730
2018 4,620

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Year Number
2001 67,840
2002 72,820
2003 68,700
2004 70,000
2005 71,090
2006 71,620
2007 70,320
2008 68,340
2009 69,740
2011 93,360
2013 75,840
2014 67,050
2015 65,910
2016 67,220
2017 65,910
2018 65,300

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 6,480
2002 6,390
2003 6,130
2004 6,690
2005 6,730
2006 7,110
2007 6,890
2008 7,320
2009 7,300
2010 6,590
2011 6,210
2012 6,320
2013 6,570
2014 6,820
2015 6,910
2016 7,380
2017 7,300
2018 6,670

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 39,090
2002 39,090
2003 39,950
2004 43,280
2005 45,160
2006 44,270
2007 44,590
2008 45,400
2009 46,290
2010 45,600
2011 45,220
2012 45,640
2013 48,580
2014 49,930
2015 51,740
2016 51,290
2017 52,420
2018 50,910

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 12,190
2002 12,100
2003 11,880
2004 12,210
2005 10,690
2006 11,020
2007 11,640
2008 14,380
2009 14,030
2010 13,980
2011 12,020
2012 12,300
2013 12,110
2014 11,060
2015 10,430
2016 10,240
2017 9,940
2018 9,840

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 61,210
2002 61,930
2003 62,690
2004 46,890
2005 66,370
2006 65,130
2007 65,650
2008 67,190
2009 64,210
2010 62,320
2011 62,790
2012 63,480
2013 62,650
2014 58,250
2015 54,470
2016 54,210
2017 54,050
2018 56,630

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 61,270
2002 64,460
2003 62,230
2004 67,590
2005 68,350
2006 71,340
2007 68,430
2008 67,140
2009 65,820
2010 66,730
2011 66,530
2012 66,630
2013 70,730
2014 72,640
2015 71,680
2016 71,310
2017 70,990
2018 64,890

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 44,060
2002 39,960
2003 39,490
2004 41,440
2005 43,600
2006 44,570
2007 43,870
2008 44,990
2009 43,070
2010 44,760
2011 42,010
2012 44,190
2013 45,560
2014 43,580
2015 40,240
2016 40,660
2017 40,270
2018 39,520

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 11,530
2002 11,740
2003 12,270
2004 14,210
2005 16,640
2006 16,640
2007 16,260
2009 11,870
2010 11,840
2011 13,820
2012 13,510
2013 14,920
2014 15,980
2015 16,550
2016 16,060
2017 16,240
2018 13,500

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 98,070
2002 97,240
2003 100,150
2004 105,940
2005 110,690
2006 110,250
2007 110,720
2008 108,140
2009 103,260
2010 101,910
2011 106,920
2012 109,350
2013 109,750
2014 110,610
2015 112,040
2016 110,120
2017 107,290
2018 98,120

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 184,670
2002 183,870
2003 182,800
2004 184,900
2005 196,900
2006 193,730
2007 193,440
2008 191,710
2009 185,710
2010 178,450
2011 169,640
2012 168,220
2013 168,640
2014 166,720
2015 167,480
2016 166,660
2017 161,830
2018 153,920

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 870
2002 1,720
2003 1,630
2005 2,050
2006 1,710
2007 1,700
2008 1,640
2009 1,740
2010 1,340
2011 1,310
2012 1,120
2013 1,860
2014 1,640
2015 2,080
2016 1,750
2017 1,870
2018 1,690

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 66,950
2002 63,410
2003 60,680
2004 63,350
2005 65,350
2006 66,250
2007 65,380
2008 62,440
2009 52,940
2010 39,500
2011 34,800
2012 37,940
2013 35,790
2014 31,130
2015 29,560
2016 28,550
2017 27,410
2018 27,630

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 37,200
2002 36,090
2003 35,730
2004 37,530
2005 37,950
2006 37,660
2007 37,050
2008 34,580
2009 34,500
2010 31,120
2011 30,780
2012 30,200
2013 29,770
2014 29,070
2015 30,250
2016 28,810
2017 29,270
2018 28,800

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 96,650
2002 89,600
2003 88,560
2004 88,210
2005 88,550
2006 87,890
2007 84,490
2008 80,150
2009 74,670
2010 68,700
2011 67,090
2012 64,180
2013 64,840
2014 63,340
2015 61,130
2016 57,990
2017 57,100
2018 55,240

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2001 75,010
2002 69,640
2003 70,140
2004 68,030
2005 70,590
2006 68,750
2007 63,670
2008 60,460
2009 55,160
2010 55,050
2011 52,410
2012 53,830
2013 52,110
2014 48,200
2015 43,410
2016 41,730
2017 43,220
2018 42,780

Metro Areas in Puerto Rico