Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

444.9 445.3 446.2 443.4 447.3 448.1 450.3 449.1 449.6 452.7 454.4 456.0

2016

457.5 456.6 458.6 460.2 457.9 461.7 (P) 460.3          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

20.4 20.7 20.4 20.7 20.9 20.8 21.1 21.0 21.4 21.8 21.2 21.8

2016

21.7 21.5 21.5 21.2 20.8 21.5 (P) 21.0          

Manufacturing

 

2015

27.0 27.0 27.0 27.0 27.1 27.2 27.2 27.4 27.3 27.3 27.5 27.6

2016

27.8 27.9 27.8 27.6 27.6 27.4 (P) 27.3          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

80.5 80.8 80.8 81.0 81.1 81.0 81.6 81.7 81.7 81.3 82.0 82.5

2016

80.9 82.2 83.2 82.6 82.7 83.1 (P) 82.0          

Financial Activities

 

2015

46.1 46.3 46.4 46.4 46.4 46.4 46.6 46.9 47.1 47.0 46.9 47.0

2016

46.7 46.5 46.6 46.5 46.9 47.6 (P) 48.2          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

60.1 59.9 59.6 58.1 59.1 59.2 59.9 59.0 58.7 60.5 61.4 61.5

2016

63.1 62.1 61.3 62.8 63.0 64.2 (P) 64.8          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

74.3 74.6 74.4 74.9 75.1 75.8 75.8 75.3 75.6 75.8 76.1 76.0

2016

77.0 76.7 77.4 77.9 77.9 78.2 (P) 77.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

47.9 48.0 48.1 48.1 48.7 48.7 49.0 49.2 49.2 49.9 50.0 50.8

2016

51.3 51.3 52.3 52.0 51.2 51.3 (P) 51.3          

Other Services

 

2015

18.6 18.6 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.6 18.5 18.7 18.4

2016

18.5 18.7 18.6 19.3 18.5 19.1 (P) 18.9          

Government

 

2015

65.2 64.7 66.3 63.9 65.4 65.6 65.7 65.3 65.4 65.9 65.8 65.6

2016

65.7 64.9 65.1 65.4 64.8 64.3 (P) 64.3          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 460,829 (1) 461,949 (1) 463,110 (1) 464,271 (1) 465,425 (1) 466,587 (1) 467,792 (1) 469,046 (1) 470,318 (1) 471,552 (1) 472,673 (1) 473,597

2016

475,485 477,347 479,939 482,132 482,891 482,629 (P) 481,316          

Employment

 

2015

(1) 437,774 (1) 439,149 (1) 440,421 (1) 441,593 (1) 442,701 (1) 443,793 (1) 444,929 (1) 446,131 (1) 447,370 (1) 448,585 (1) 449,701 (1) 450,625

2016

452,946 455,511 458,854 461,924 463,028 462,455 (P) 460,710          

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 23,055 (1) 22,800 (1) 22,689 (1) 22,678 (1) 22,724 (1) 22,794 (1) 22,863 (1) 22,915 (1) 22,948 (1) 22,967 (1) 22,972 (1) 22,972

2016

22,539 21,836 21,085 20,208 19,863 20,174 (P) 20,606          

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 5.0 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9

2016

4.7 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.2 (P) 4.3          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary