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

 

2014

125.9 126.8 127.6 129.1 130.7 130.4 129.1 129.6 130.8 131.5 131.8 131.5 129.6

2015

128.6 129.6 130.6 132.4 132.5 131.6 (P) 130.8            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

3.5 3.4 3.5 3.8 4.2 4.4 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.1

2015

3.5 3.4 3.5 3.8 4.2 4.3 (P) 4.4            

Manufacturing

 

2014

21.6 21.7 21.6 21.7 21.8 22.3 22.3 22.2 22.1 22.0 22.1 22.3 22.0

2015

22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.4 22.5 (P) 22.5            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

21.8 21.4 21.6 21.8 22.0 22.2 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.4 22.6 23.0 22.1

2015

22.4 22.1 22.2 22.7 23.0 22.9 (P) 23.0            

Information

 

2014

1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3

2015

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 (P) 1.2            

Financial Activities

 

2014

6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.5 6.4

2015

6.5 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.6 6.6 (P) 6.6            

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

9.3 9.4 9.4 9.7 10.0 9.9 9.8 10.0 10.0 10.2 10.1 10.1 9.8

2015

10.0 9.9 9.9 10.0 10.1 10.2 (P) 10.2            

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

27.8 28.0 28.2 28.3 27.7 27.2 27.1 27.0 28.0 28.5 28.7 28.6 27.9

2015

28.3 28.8 29.0 29.1 28.3 28.4 (P) 28.2            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

12.6 12.7 12.9 13.5 14.6 15.1 15.1 15.3 14.4 13.8 13.6 13.5 13.9

2015

13.2 13.2 13.6 14.3 14.4 14.7 (P) 14.8            

Other Services

 

2014

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

2015

6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.2 (P) 6.2            

Government

 

2014

16.0 16.8 16.9 16.7 16.7 15.3 14.1 14.6 16.1 16.3 16.4 16.2 16.0

2015

15.4 16.2 16.2 16.3 16.2 14.6 (P) 13.7            

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

 

2014

133,617 134,026 134,485 133,247 134,732 135,629 136,490 135,345 133,782 133,979 133,794 132,990 134,343

2015

133,683 133,737 133,959 134,742 135,382 135,522 (P) 136,572            

Employment

 

2014

123,571 124,027 124,698 125,375 126,319 127,001 127,494 126,977 126,852 127,354 127,062 126,617 126,112

2015

125,358 125,871 126,340 128,184 127,924 127,654 (P) 128,452            

Unemployment

 

2014

10,046 9,999 9,787 7,872 8,413 8,628 8,996 8,368 6,930 6,625 6,732 6,373 8,231

2015

8,325 7,866 7,619 6,558 7,458 7,868 (P) 8,120            

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.5 7.5 7.3 5.9 6.2 6.4 6.6 6.2 5.2 4.9 5.0 4.8 6.1

2015

6.2 5.9 5.7 4.9 5.5 5.8 (P) 5.9            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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