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

344.8 345.8 347.7 350.2 354.0 (P) 354.3              

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 15.1 15.2 15.8 16.3 (P) 16.8              

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 17.7 17.7 17.5 17.5 (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 62.3 62.4 63.4 64.1 (P) 63.6              

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 4.0 3.9 4.0 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 42.5 42.5 42.3 42.2 (P) 42.2              

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 52.1 52.5 52.4 52.7 (P) 54.3              

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 59.3 59.7 59.7 60.8 (P) 59.7              

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 31.2 31.5 33.1 34.1 (P) 35.9              

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 13.7 13.8 13.7 14.0 (P) 13.7              

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 47.9 48.5 48.3 48.3 (P) 46.4              

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

363,793 362,253 364,497 363,908 362,978 366,384 368,114 366,684 364,266 368,562 371,901 372,258 366,300

2015

371,659 370,626 372,379 372,811 371,744 (P) 372,987              

Employment

 

2014

339,636 338,223 341,438 342,535 341,844 343,002 344,639 343,996 343,359 348,701 353,481 354,370 344,602

2015

350,504 350,641 353,712 355,012 353,536 (P) 352,479              

Unemployment

 

2014

24,157 24,030 23,059 21,373 21,134 23,382 23,475 22,688 20,907 19,861 18,420 17,888 21,698

2015

21,155 19,985 18,667 17,799 18,208 (P) 20,508              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

6.6 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.8 6.4 6.4 6.2 5.7 5.4 5.0 4.8 5.9

2015

5.7 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.9 (P) 5.5              

Footnotes
(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

280,451 279,189 280,872 281,157 279,875 282,746 283,645 283,214 281,241 284,919 287,780 288,354 282,787

2015

288,008 286,956 288,287 289,261 287,720 (P) 288,562              

Employment

 

2014

263,252 262,148 264,413 265,402 264,500 265,384 266,592 266,601 265,814 270,346 274,785 275,896 267,094

2015

273,294 273,275 275,702 276,798 274,991 (P) 273,569              

Unemployment

 

2014

17,199 17,041 16,459 15,755 15,375 17,362 17,053 16,613 15,427 14,573 12,995 12,458 15,693

2015

14,714 13,681 12,585 12,463 12,729 (P) 14,993              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

6.1 6.1 5.9 5.6 5.5 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.3 5.5

2015

5.1 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.4 (P) 5.2              

Footnotes
(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

52,166 51,906 52,233 51,605 51,755 52,316 52,747 52,193 51,830 52,040 52,208 51,935 52,078

2015

52,053 52,028 52,331 51,818 52,234 (P) 52,978              

Employment

 

2014

48,252 47,966 48,492 48,373 48,447 48,815 49,076 48,658 48,746 49,050 49,183 48,918 48,665

2015

48,442 48,549 48,957 48,921 49,213 (P) 49,685              

Unemployment

 

2014

3,914 3,940 3,741 3,232 3,308 3,501 3,671 3,535 3,084 2,990 3,025 3,017 3,413

2015

3,611 3,479 3,374 2,897 3,021 (P) 3,293              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.5 7.6 7.2 6.3 6.4 6.7 7.0 6.8 6.0 5.7 5.8 5.8 6.6

2015

6.9 6.7 6.4 5.6 5.8 (P) 6.2              

Footnotes
(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

31,176 31,158 31,392 31,146 31,348 31,322 31,722 31,277 31,195 31,603 31,913 31,969 31,435

2015

31,598 31,642 31,761 31,732 31,790 (P) 31,447              

Employment

 

2014

28,132 28,109 28,533 28,760 28,897 28,803 28,971 28,737 28,799 29,305 29,513 29,556 28,843

2015

28,768 28,817 29,053 29,293 29,332 (P) 29,225              

Unemployment

 

2014

3,044 3,049 2,859 2,386 2,451 2,519 2,751 2,540 2,396 2,298 2,400 2,413 2,592

2015

2,830 2,825 2,708 2,439 2,458 (P) 2,222              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

9.8 9.8 9.1 7.7 7.8 8.0 8.7 8.1 7.7 7.3 7.5 7.5 8.2

2015

9.0 8.9 8.5 7.7 7.7 (P) 7.1              

Footnotes
(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.