Dover, DE: 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
Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

65.9 66.2 66.7 67.6 68.1 67.5 66.5 66.0 67.3 68.4 68.5 68.5 67.3

2015

67.0 (P) 67.3                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

2.5 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8

2015

2.7 (P) 2.7                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

4.6 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.7

2015

4.7 (P) 4.7                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

12.9 12.8 12.8 12.9 13.0 13.1 13.0 12.9 13.1 13.4 14.0 14.4 13.2

2015

13.7 (P) 13.5                      

Information

 

2014

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

2015

0.4 (P) 0.4                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

2015

1.6 (P) 1.6                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.3

2015

4.1 (P) 4.2                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

9.7 9.8 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.0

2015

10.2 (P) 10.2                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

8.0 7.9 8.0 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.3 7.9 7.8 8.2

2015

7.7 (P) 7.7                      

Other Services

 

2014

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7

2015

2.6 (P) 2.6                      

Government

 

2014

19.3 19.6 19.8 20.0 20.2 19.3 18.7 18.3 19.4 19.8 19.8 19.6 19.5

2015

19.3 (P) 19.7                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 77,044 (1) 77,167 (1) 77,245 (1) 76,826 (1) 77,301 (1) 77,893 (1) 77,508 (1) 76,734 (1) 76,503 (1) 77,699 (1) 77,455 (1) 77,664  

2015

(P) 77,130                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 71,777 (1) 71,934 (1) 72,130 (1) 72,027 (1) 72,704 (1) 72,785 (1) 72,481 (1) 71,804 (1) 72,056 (1) 73,597 (1) 73,845 (1) 74,045  

2015

(P) 72,811                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 5,267 (1) 5,233 (1) 5,115 (1) 4,799 (1) 4,597 (1) 5,108 (1) 5,027 (1) 4,930 (1) 4,447 (1) 4,102 (1) 3,610 (1) 3,619  

2015

(P) 4,319                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 6.8 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.4 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.3 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.7  

2015

(P) 5.6                        

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

The Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Kent County in Delaware.