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

(P) 371,330                        

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

(P) 350,247                        

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

(P) 21,083                        

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

(P) 5.7                        

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)

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

(P) 287,621                        

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

(P) 272,957                        

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

(P) 14,664                        

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

(P) 5.1                        

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

(P) 52,101                        

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

(P) 48,501                        

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

(P) 3,600                        

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

(P) 6.9                        

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

(P) 31,608                        

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

(P) 28,789                        

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

(P) 2,819                        

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

(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.