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

 

2015

66.7 66.6 67.4 67.8 68.6 68.3 67.7 67.3 68.3 69.5 69.7 69.8 68.1

2016

67.8 68.2 69.2 69.8 69.3 69.7 69.1 (P) 69.2          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6

2016

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 (P) 2.8          

Manufacturing

 

2015

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.8

2016

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 (P) 4.8          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

13.0 12.8 12.9 13.1 13.1 13.1 13.0 12.9 13.2 13.5 14.1 14.2 13.2

2016

13.4 13.4 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.7 13.5 (P) 13.6          

Information

 

2015

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

2016

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 (P) 0.4          

Financial Activities

 

2015

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

2016

1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 (P) 1.8          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.5

2016

4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.6 (P) 4.6          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

10.1 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.5 10.4 10.6 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.5

2016

10.6 10.8 10.9 10.9 10.8 10.6 10.6 (P) 10.7          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

8.0 7.9 8.0 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.4 8.1 8.1 8.3

2016

7.8 7.8 8.1 8.5 8.7 9.3 9.3 (P) 9.2          

Other Services

 

2015

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9

2016

2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 (P) 2.9          

Government

 

2015

19.2 19.4 19.9 19.4 19.7 19.3 18.8 18.5 19.4 19.6 19.5 19.4 19.3

2016

19.2 19.3 19.5 19.5 19.3 18.9 18.6 (P) 18.4          

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

 

2015

(R) 76,673 (R) 76,427 (R) 77,185 (R) 76,614 (R) 76,130 (R) 76,612 (R) 76,335 (R) 76,349 (R) 76,156 (R) 77,859 (R) 78,077 (R) 78,225 (R) 76,887

2016

78,393 78,341 79,529 79,003 77,915 78,074 (P) 77,203            

Employment

 

2015

(R) 72,276 (R) 72,076 (R) 72,940 (R) 72,496 (R) 72,083 (R) 72,123 (R) 71,871 (R) 71,859 (R) 72,082 (R) 73,824 (R) 74,560 (R) 74,665 (R) 72,738

2016

74,254 74,390 75,808 75,614 74,472 73,936 (P) 73,194            

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 4,397 (R) 4,351 (R) 4,245 (R) 4,118 (R) 4,047 (R) 4,489 (R) 4,464 (R) 4,490 (R) 4,074 (R) 4,035 (R) 3,517 (R) 3,560 (R) 4,149

2016

4,139 3,951 3,721 3,389 3,443 4,138 (P) 4,009            

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 5.7 (R) 5.7 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.4 (R) 5.3 (R) 5.9 (R) 5.8 (R) 5.9 (R) 5.3 (R) 5.2 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.6 (R) 5.4

2016

5.3 5.0 4.7 4.3 4.4 5.3 (P) 5.2            

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

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