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 (P) 129.8                      

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 (P) 3.4                      

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 (P) 22.3                      

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 (P) 22.1                      

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 (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 (P) 6.5                      

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 (P) 9.9                      

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 (P) 28.9                      

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 (P) 13.3                      

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 (P) 6.0                      

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 (P) 16.2                      

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

(1) 138,101 (1) 138,215 (1) 139,510 (1) 138,015 (1) 139,155 (1) 139,425 (1) 140,081 (1) 139,150 (1) 137,905 (1) 138,671 (1) 137,909 (1) 136,620  

2015

(P) 133,376                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 127,975 (1) 128,050 (1) 129,600 (1) 130,068 (1) 130,635 (1) 130,777 (1) 131,041 (1) 130,703 (1) 130,960 (1) 132,014 (1) 131,144 (1) 130,225  

2015

(P) 125,142                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 10,126 (1) 10,165 (1) 9,910 (1) 7,947 (1) 8,520 (1) 8,648 (1) 9,040 (1) 8,447 (1) 6,945 (1) 6,657 (1) 6,765 (1) 6,395  

2015

(P) 8,234                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 7.3 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.1 (1) 5.8 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.7  

2015

(P) 6.2                        

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

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