Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD: 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
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

1,305.3 1,311.4 1,324.0 1,345.1 1,354.9 1,353.9 1,344.5 1,344.5 1,352.7 1,359.6 1,364.9 1,368.4 1,344.1

2015

1,327.6 (P) 1,337.6                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

68.0 67.1 68.7 71.3 72.7 73.9 74.8 75.1 74.7 74.3 75.0 74.0 72.5

2015

70.4 (P) 69.0                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

54.3 54.1 54.2 54.6 54.5 54.8 54.9 55.0 54.9 54.8 54.6 55.5 54.7

2015

55.6 (P) 55.2                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

233.1 229.2 231.2 233.2 234.8 236.4 235.1 235.7 235.6 235.5 240.9 243.1 235.3

2015

234.0 (P) 231.5                      

Information

 

2014

16.8 16.3 16.4 16.2 16.5 16.1 16.3 16.5 15.9 15.8 15.9 15.7 16.2

2015

15.4 (P) 15.7                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

75.8 75.9 75.6 76.5 76.8 77.4 78.0 78.1 77.5 78.4 78.2 78.5 77.2

2015

78.3 (P) 78.3                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

212.3 213.2 215.3 220.5 222.6 224.2 224.4 225.6 224.2 223.8 223.6 223.9 221.1

2015

215.7 (P) 220.1                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

250.2 254.0 255.4 256.0 256.2 251.6 250.4 249.8 254.3 258.5 260.5 262.0 254.9

2015

257.0 (P) 258.6                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

118.5 118.7 122.2 128.1 134.8 137.0 136.8 137.7 134.6 131.8 128.0 128.5 129.7

2015

124.0 (P) 125.3                      

Other Services

 

2014

52.0 51.9 52.3 52.9 53.1 53.7 53.8 53.4 53.6 53.7 54.2 53.8 53.2

2015

53.2 (P) 53.0                      

Government

 

2014

224.3 231.0 232.7 235.8 232.9 228.8 220.0 217.6 227.4 233.0 234.0 233.4 229.2

2015

224.0 (P) 230.9                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 1,457,604 (1) 1,458,771 (1) 1,468,515 (1) 1,464,880 (1) 1,472,543 (1) 1,488,301 (1) 1,497,632 (1) 1,483,984 (1) 1,472,702 (1) 1,477,551 (1) 1,475,155 (1) 1,469,144  

2015

(P) 1,447,397                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 1,362,557 (1) 1,364,408 (1) 1,376,859 (1) 1,382,069 (1) 1,383,758 (1) 1,393,620 (1) 1,400,049 (1) 1,389,429 (1) 1,387,077 (1) 1,393,672 (1) 1,392,379 (1) 1,390,450  

2015

(P) 1,357,783                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 95,047 (1) 94,363 (1) 91,656 (1) 82,811 (1) 88,785 (1) 94,681 (1) 97,583 (1) 94,555 (1) 85,625 (1) 83,879 (1) 82,776 (1) 78,694  

2015

(P) 89,614                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 6.5 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.7 (1) 6.0 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.4 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.7 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.4  

2015

(P) 6.2                        

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

 

Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

350.5 355.1 358.2 365.1 366.8 360.7 359.5 360.1 367.0 368.5 368.6 369.3 362.5

2015

357.4 (P) 362.9                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

9.5 9.4 9.7 10.2 10.5 10.5 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.5 10.3

2015

10.1 (P) 10.0                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

11.6 11.5 11.5 11.8 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.7

2015

11.7 (P) 11.6                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

40.4 39.8 40.5 40.8 41.3 41.5 41.3 41.3 41.7 41.2 41.4 41.3 41.0

2015

40.5 (P) 40.3                      

Information

 

2014

3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7

2015

3.6 (P) 3.7                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

17.4 17.5 16.9 17.4 17.6 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.6 17.6

2015

17.5 (P) 17.5                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

46.1 46.5 47.0 47.7 48.3 48.4 48.7 49.1 49.0 48.4 47.9 47.7 47.9

2015

46.0 (P) 47.6                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

110.7 113.1 113.7 113.3 113.1 109.8 109.3 108.6 111.0 112.8 113.8 114.8 112.0

2015

110.5 (P) 110.8                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

24.6 25.1 26.2 28.2 30.0 29.1 29.6 31.1 31.6 30.9 30.1 30.2 28.9

2015

29.4 (P) 30.4                      

Other Services

 

2014

15.7 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.9 16.0 16.2 15.9 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.2 16.0

2015

15.9 (P) 15.9                      

Government

 

2014

70.7 72.8 73.2 76.1 74.7 72.3 70.6 70.3 73.9 75.4 75.4 75.5 73.4

2015

72.2 (P) 75.1                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 273,688 (1) 273,079 (1) 274,472 (1) 273,754 (1) 275,698 (1) 279,505 (1) 281,697 (1) 279,464 (1) 276,002 (1) 276,949 (1) 276,881 (1) 275,455  

2015

(P) 293,213                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 248,366 (1) 248,703 (1) 250,973 (1) 251,922 (1) 252,231 (1) 254,028 (1) 255,200 (1) 253,264 (1) 252,835 (1) 254,038 (1) 253,802 (1) 253,450  

2015

(P) 267,301                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 25,322 (1) 24,376 (1) 23,499 (1) 21,832 (1) 23,467 (1) 25,477 (1) 26,497 (1) 26,200 (1) 23,167 (1) 22,911 (1) 23,079 (1) 22,005  

2015

(P) 25,912                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 9.3 (1) 8.9 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.0 (1) 8.5 (1) 9.1 (1) 9.4 (1) 9.4 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.0  

2015

(P) 8.8                        

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