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

 

2015

346.8 347.3 350.4 354.4 357.7 357.3 355.5 353.1 355.6 361.0 366.0 366.9 356.0

2016

357.5 356.2 360.3 365.8 366.7 369.5 364.8 362.4 363.4 (P) 366.0      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

14.8 15.0 15.1 16.4 16.5 16.5 16.8 17.0 17.3 17.9 17.8 17.6 16.6

2016

16.3 15.7 16.0 16.3 16.2 17.1 17.0 17.4 16.9 (P) 16.6      

Manufacturing

 

2015

19.1 19.1 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.7 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.5 19.6 19.4

2016

19.7 19.4 19.7 19.9 19.9 20.1 20.1 19.9 20.1 (P) 19.9      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

62.9 62.9 63.0 64.2 64.3 64.3 64.8 65.0 65.0 65.8 66.9 67.6 64.7

2016

64.2 64.1 64.5 64.9 65.5 65.0 63.7 63.6 64.1 (P) 64.3      

Information

 

2015

4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0

2016

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (P) 3.8      

Financial Activities

 

2015

42.5 42.6 42.7 42.8 42.8 43.1 43.3 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.6 43.1

2016

43.2 43.0 43.0 42.9 43.3 43.1 43.6 43.5 43.0 (P) 42.9      

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

52.1 51.0 51.0 50.8 51.8 51.9 52.4 51.2 50.6 52.0 55.8 56.2 52.2

2016

54.8 53.4 53.6 56.3 56.6 58.1 57.5 56.5 57.1 (P) 57.6      

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

59.8 60.2 60.1 60.9 61.1 61.2 60.8 60.5 60.7 61.8 62.1 61.8 60.9

2016

62.2 61.9 62.3 62.6 62.5 62.9 61.6 61.9 61.3 (P) 62.4      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

31.2 31.4 32.1 33.3 34.7 35.2 35.7 35.4 34.1 33.9 33.2 33.5 33.6

2016

32.0 32.5 33.6 34.9 35.2 37.2 37.1 36.3 34.7 (P) 34.7      

Other Services

 

2015

13.8 14.0 13.9 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.3 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.1

2016

13.9 14.0 14.1 14.4 14.3 14.5 14.4 14.3 14.2 (P) 14.3      

Government

 

2015

46.5 47.1 49.2 48.4 48.7 47.0 44.1 43.1 47.2 48.9 49.3 49.0 47.4

2016

47.3 48.3 49.6 49.7 49.6 47.6 45.9 45.1 48.1 (P) 49.5      

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

 

2015

374,259 373,721 375,862 376,143 374,274 376,416 378,713 376,155 374,501 380,005 383,913 385,350 377,442

2016

384,831 385,087 388,454 388,569 385,322 386,376 384,845 379,601 377,616 (P) 380,162      

Employment

 

2015

352,997 353,027 356,152 357,571 355,835 355,718 357,979 355,987 355,597 361,455 366,755 368,479 358,129

2016

365,437 366,391 370,848 372,387 369,307 367,242 365,902 361,355 360,692 (P) 363,542      

Unemployment

 

2015

21,262 20,694 19,710 18,572 18,439 20,698 20,734 20,168 18,904 18,550 17,158 16,871 19,313

2016

19,394 18,696 17,606 16,182 16,015 19,134 18,943 18,246 16,924 (P) 16,620      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

5.7 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.9 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.4 5.1

2016

5.0 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.2 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.5 (P) 4.4      

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

 

2015

290,077 289,578 291,159 291,943 289,831 291,531 293,008 292,019 290,581 295,253 298,397 299,673 292,754

2016

299,474 299,826 302,730 303,070 300,235 300,365 298,832 294,846 293,311 (P) 295,234      

Employment

 

2015

275,330 275,283 277,483 278,606 276,706 276,286 278,053 277,190 276,525 281,478 285,972 287,472 278,865

2016

285,152 286,246 290,123 291,432 288,630 286,044 284,905 281,533 280,791 (P) 282,952      

Unemployment

 

2015

14,747 14,295 13,676 13,337 13,125 15,245 14,955 14,829 14,056 13,775 12,425 12,201 13,889

2016

14,322 13,580 12,607 11,638 11,605 14,321 13,927 13,313 12,520 (P) 12,282      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

5.1 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 5.2 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.7

2016

4.8 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.9 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.3 (P) 4.2      

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

 

2015

52,769 52,668 53,077 52,653 52,972 53,586 54,044 53,147 52,926 53,459 53,803 53,824 53,245

2016

53,710 53,477 53,589 53,763 53,301 54,236 54,117 53,336 52,951 (P) 53,613      

Employment

 

2015

49,084 49,047 49,643 49,690 49,922 50,369 50,625 49,871 49,992 50,476 50,832 50,947 50,042

2016

50,587 50,307 50,578 51,089 50,816 51,432 51,328 50,524 50,583 (P) 51,122      

Unemployment

 

2015

3,685 3,621 3,434 2,963 3,050 3,217 3,419 3,276 2,934 2,983 2,971 2,877 3,203

2016

3,123 3,170 3,011 2,674 2,485 2,804 2,789 2,812 2,368 (P) 2,491      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

7.0 6.9 6.5 5.6 5.8 6.0 6.3 6.2 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.3 6.0

2016

5.8 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.7 5.2 5.2 5.3 4.5 (P) 4.6      

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

 

2015

31,413 31,475 31,626 31,547 31,471 31,299 31,661 30,989 30,994 31,293 31,713 31,853 31,445

2016

31,647 31,784 32,135 31,736 31,786 31,775 31,896 31,419 31,354 (P) 31,315      

Employment

 

2015

28,583 28,697 29,026 29,275 29,207 29,063 29,301 28,926 29,080 29,501 29,951 30,060 29,223

2016

29,698 29,838 30,147 29,866 29,861 29,766 29,669 29,298 29,318 (P) 29,468      

Unemployment

 

2015

2,830 2,778 2,600 2,272 2,264 2,236 2,360 2,063 1,914 1,792 1,762 1,793 2,222

2016

1,949 1,946 1,988 1,870 1,925 2,009 2,227 2,121 2,036 (P) 1,847      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

9.0 8.8 8.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.5 6.7 6.2 5.7 5.6 5.6 7.1

2016

6.2 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.1 6.3 7.0 6.8 6.5 (P) 5.9      

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.