Erie, PA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

127.3 128.5 128.9 130.3 131.4 131.1 130.0 130.1 131.7 132.0 131.9 131.3 130.4

2016

126.3 126.3 127.4 128.8 129.5 130.3 128.9 129.1 130.7 (P) 130.8      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

3.5 3.4 3.6 3.9 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.1

2016

3.7 3.6 3.7 4.0 4.3 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.6 (P) 4.5      

Manufacturing

 

2015

22.3 22.3 22.3 22.3 22.3 22.5 22.6 22.4 22.3 22.2 22.3 22.1 22.3

2016

21.5 20.8 20.6 20.4 20.5 20.7 20.6 20.5 20.3 (P) 20.3      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

22.3 21.8 21.8 22.0 22.4 22.7 22.5 22.4 22.3 22.4 22.6 22.9 22.3

2016

21.8 21.3 21.1 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.4 21.5 21.7 (P) 21.9      

Information

 

2015

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1

2016

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 (P) 1.1      

Financial Activities

 

2015

6.1 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2

2016

6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.3 (P) 6.3      

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

9.8 10.1 10.0 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.4 10.6 10.5 10.6 10.4 10.2 10.3

2016

9.6 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.1 10.2 10.1 10.2 10.1 (P) 10.3      

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

27.9 28.4 28.4 28.4 27.6 27.3 27.3 27.2 28.2 28.7 28.8 28.8 28.1

2016

27.9 28.2 29.1 29.2 28.3 28.9 28.7 28.6 29.4 (P) 29.6      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

12.9 13.1 13.4 13.8 14.9 15.2 15.3 15.3 14.7 13.9 13.6 13.5 14.1

2016

13.1 13.2 13.5 14.4 15.4 16.0 16.0 15.9 15.1 (P) 14.3      

Other Services

 

2015

5.8 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0

2016

5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.0 6.0 (P) 6.0      

Government

 

2015

15.6 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.3 14.9 13.8 14.2 16.0 16.5 16.5 16.4 15.8

2016

15.5 16.3 16.3 16.3 16.2 15.0 13.8 14.2 16.1 (P) 16.5      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

134,029 134,035 133,872 134,003 135,555 136,092 136,846 135,581 134,639 134,597 134,823 134,402 134,873

2016

133,546 133,661 134,757 134,537 135,590 136,989 137,769 137,146 136,908 (P) 135,718      

Employment

 

2015

125,407 126,055 126,157 127,254 127,973 128,337 128,940 128,364 128,452 128,457 128,486 128,376 127,688

2016

125,404 125,272 125,519 125,735 126,601 127,821 127,864 127,474 128,140 (P) 127,033      

Unemployment

 

2015

8,622 7,980 7,715 6,749 7,582 7,755 7,906 7,217 6,187 6,140 6,337 6,026 7,185

2016

8,142 8,389 9,238 8,802 8,989 9,168 9,905 9,672 8,768 (P) 8,685      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

6.4 6.0 5.8 5.0 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.3 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.5 5.3

2016

6.1 6.3 6.9 6.5 6.6 6.7 7.2 7.1 6.4 (P) 6.4      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Erie County in Pennsylvania.