Dover, DE: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

For Printing: Use smallest text size, landscape orientation, and narrow margins (0.5 inch or less)

 

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 66.8 (P) 67.8                    

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 2.7 (P) 2.8                    

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 4.7 (P) 4.8                    

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 13.4 (P) 13.3                    

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 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 1.6 (P) 1.7                    

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 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 10.2 (P) 10.3                    

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 7.7 (P) 7.9                    

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 2.6 (P) 2.7                    

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 19.4 (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

74,680 74,927 75,411 75,243 74,906 75,248 75,050 74,502 74,469 75,913 76,175 76,342 75,239

2015

76,747 (P) 76,662                      

Employment

 

2014

69,408 69,656 70,239 70,377 70,131 69,919 69,819 69,447 69,886 71,618 72,390 72,618 70,459

2015

72,425 (P) 72,581                      

Unemployment

 

2014

5,272 5,271 5,172 4,866 4,775 5,329 5,231 5,055 4,583 4,295 3,785 3,724 4,780

2015

4,322 (P) 4,081                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.1 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.4 7.1 7.0 6.8 6.2 5.7 5.0 4.9 6.4

2015

5.6 (P) 5.3                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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