Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: 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
Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

340.6 339.7 343.0 346.4 349.5 349.4 346.2 346.1 348.9 351.9 355.7 355.8 347.8

2015

344.8 (P) 344.7                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

14.4 14.2 14.7 15.6 15.9 16.3 16.4 16.2 16.1 16.2 16.5 16.0 15.7

2015

15.1 (P) 14.9                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

18.0 18.0 18.0 17.9 18.1 18.1 18.0 18.1 18.0 17.9 17.9 17.9 18.0

2015

17.7 (P) 17.7                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

62.6 61.9 62.4 62.9 63.2 63.3 63.0 63.6 63.6 64.3 64.9 65.9 63.5

2015

63.4 (P) 62.3                      

Information

 

2014

4.3 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.1 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1

2015

4.0 (P) 4.0                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

40.8 40.9 40.8 41.0 41.1 41.7 42.0 42.1 41.9 41.9 42.5 42.7 41.6

2015

42.7 (P) 42.5                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

51.7 50.5 51.1 52.0 52.7 53.0 52.5 52.4 52.7 53.6 55.6 55.5 52.8

2015

52.7 (P) 52.1                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

58.3 58.4 58.8 58.7 58.9 58.7 58.7 58.6 59.0 59.2 59.8 59.6 58.9

2015

59.0 (P) 59.2                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

30.0 30.2 31.1 32.6 33.6 34.2 34.3 34.2 33.3 33.3 32.4 32.0 32.6

2015

30.8 (P) 31.2                      

Other Services

 

2014

13.6 13.8 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.9 13.8 13.7 13.8 13.9

2015

13.2 (P) 13.6                      

Government

 

2014

46.9 47.6 48.2 47.7 47.8 45.9 43.2 42.7 46.3 47.7 48.3 48.3 46.7

2015

46.2 (P) 47.2                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 358,461 (1) 358,435 (1) 360,880 (1) 361,438 (1) 360,699 (1) 364,123 (1) 365,796 (1) 365,929 (1) 362,102 (1) 365,595 (1) 368,215 (1) 368,479  

2015

371,659 (P) 370,067                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 334,340 (1) 334,515 (1) 337,955 (1) 340,174 (1) 340,014 (1) 341,213 (1) 342,817 (1) 343,589 (1) 341,592 (1) 346,198 (1) 350,362 (1) 350,935  

2015

350,504 (P) 350,051                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 24,121 (1) 23,920 (1) 22,925 (1) 21,264 (1) 20,685 (1) 22,910 (1) 22,979 (1) 22,340 (1) 20,510 (1) 19,397 (1) 17,853 (1) 17,544  

2015

21,155 (P) 20,016                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 6.7 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.4 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.7 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.1 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.3 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.8  

2015

5.7 (P) 5.4                      

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

 

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

New Castle County, Del.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 276,481 (1) 276,579 (1) 278,750 (1) 279,957 (1) 278,984 (1) 282,274 (1) 282,966 (1) 283,319 (1) 280,304 (1) 283,623 (1) 285,882 (1) 285,964  

2015

288,008 (P) 286,482                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 259,242 (1) 259,426 (1) 262,149 (1) 264,050 (1) 263,240 (1) 264,468 (1) 265,506 (1) 266,462 (1) 264,591 (1) 268,628 (1) 272,484 (1) 273,272  

2015

273,294 (P) 272,781                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 17,239 (1) 17,153 (1) 16,601 (1) 15,907 (1) 15,744 (1) 17,806 (1) 17,460 (1) 16,857 (1) 15,713 (1) 14,995 (1) 13,398 (1) 12,692  

2015

14,714 (P) 13,701                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 6.2 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.3 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.4  

2015

5.1 (P) 4.8                      

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

 

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

Cecil County, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 51,144 (1) 50,928 (1) 51,116 (1) 50,731 (1) 50,944 (1) 51,049 (1) 51,563 (1) 51,407 (1) 50,746 (1) 50,889 (1) 50,848 (1) 50,978  

2015

52,053 (P) 51,993                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 47,014 (1) 46,871 (1) 47,306 (1) 47,441 (1) 47,973 (1) 47,974 (1) 48,336 (1) 48,170 (1) 48,083 (1) 48,333 (1) 48,479 (1) 48,287  

2015

48,442 (P) 48,503                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 4,130 (1) 4,057 (1) 3,810 (1) 3,290 (1) 2,971 (1) 3,075 (1) 3,227 (1) 3,237 (1) 2,663 (1) 2,556 (1) 2,369 (1) 2,691  

2015

3,611 (P) 3,490                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 8.1 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.5 (1) 6.5 (1) 5.8 (1) 6.0 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.7 (1) 5.3  

2015

6.9 (P) 6.7                      

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

 

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

Salem County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 30,836 (1) 30,928 (1) 31,014 (1) 30,750 (1) 30,771 (1) 30,800 (1) 31,267 (1) 31,203 (1) 31,052 (1) 31,083 (1) 31,485 (1) 31,537  

2015

31,598 (P) 31,592                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 28,084 (1) 28,218 (1) 28,500 (1) 28,683 (1) 28,801 (1) 28,771 (1) 28,975 (1) 28,957 (1) 28,918 (1) 29,237 (1) 29,399 (1) 29,376  

2015

28,768 (P) 28,767                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 2,752 (1) 2,710 (1) 2,514 (1) 2,067 (1) 1,970 (1) 2,029 (1) 2,292 (1) 2,246 (1) 2,134 (1) 1,846 (1) 2,086 (1) 2,161  

2015

2,830 (P) 2,825                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.8 (1) 8.1 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.6 (1) 7.3 (1) 7.2 (1) 6.9 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.9  

2015

9.0 (P) 8.9                      

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

The Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J Metropolitan Division (MD) includes New Castle County in Delaware; Cecil County in Maryland; and Salem County in New Jersey.