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

 

2015

1,327.4 1,335.7 1,343.6 1,362.1 1,375.8 1,373.9 1,370.2 1,369.1 1,370.6 1,382.9 1,382.6 1,385.3 1,364.9

2016

1,348.6 1,358.0 1,379.1 1,393.5 1,400.7 1,412.5 (P) 1,403.3            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

69.8 69.2 70.3 73.2 74.6 76.0 76.9 77.5 77.2 78.0 77.4 76.8 74.7

2016

75.6 74.0 74.7 76.8 77.8 78.0 (P) 79.5            

Manufacturing

 

2015

53.7 53.6 53.5 53.5 53.7 54.1 54.3 54.5 53.9 54.2 54.7 55.7 54.1

2016

56.1 56.1 55.3 55.2 55.2 55.7 (P) 55.6            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

237.8 235.5 235.9 239.4 241.6 244.0 244.2 244.0 244.5 244.9 248.0 249.4 242.4

2016

241.1 238.6 241.0 242.8 242.8 246.2 (P) 244.6            

Information

 

2015

16.1 16.0 16.2 16.3 16.5 16.3 16.6 16.5 16.2 16.5 16.6 16.6 16.4

2016

16.2 16.3 16.6 16.5 15.9 16.7 (P) 16.7            

Financial Activities

 

2015

77.4 77.6 77.4 78.1 78.5 79.2 79.9 79.8 79.0 79.3 79.1 77.9 78.6

2016

77.6 77.9 77.9 78.5 77.8 78.8 (P) 77.7            

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

216.7 217.4 218.8 222.8 224.4 225.7 228.5 229.9 226.6 228.1 226.4 227.6 224.4

2016

221.9 223.2 230.8 234.4 237.5 239.4 (P) 242.2            

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

254.8 259.0 259.2 260.9 261.5 256.6 255.8 254.3 258.6 262.6 262.5 264.5 259.2

2016

258.1 261.7 264.6 265.0 265.5 266.0 (P) 266.1            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

124.7 125.1 127.6 132.2 139.3 141.1 142.0 141.4 137.0 136.2 133.7 134.0 134.5

2016

129.3 129.6 133.5 139.2 142.6 151.7 (P) 149.1            

Other Services

 

2015

52.9 53.0 53.2 53.5 53.9 54.4 54.6 54.3 54.0 53.9 54.6 54.3 53.9

2016

54.8 53.9 54.4 54.9 54.9 55.6 (P) 56.5            

Government

 

2015

223.5 229.3 231.5 232.2 231.8 226.5 217.4 216.9 223.6 229.2 229.6 228.5 226.7

2016

217.9 226.7 230.3 230.2 230.7 224.4 (P) 215.3            

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

 

2015

(R) 1,458,801 (R) 1,456,987 (R) 1,463,035 (R) 1,462,657 (R) 1,475,289 (R) 1,482,179 (R) 1,494,669 (R) 1,482,683 (R) 1,468,519 (R) 1,476,835 (R) 1,472,598 (R) 1,471,856 (R) 1,472,176

2016

1,464,674 1,468,698 1,478,742 1,472,399 1,471,894 (P) 1,493,026              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 1,370,465 (R) 1,372,176 (R) 1,381,800 (R) 1,387,807 (R) 1,395,229 (R) 1,398,470 (R) 1,410,328 (R) 1,401,672 (R) 1,392,698 (R) 1,400,863 (R) 1,399,177 (R) 1,401,689 (R) 1,392,698

2016

1,391,161 1,395,989 1,406,480 1,406,128 1,409,133 (P) 1,423,013              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 88,336 (R) 84,811 (R) 81,235 (R) 74,850 (R) 80,060 (R) 83,709 (R) 84,341 (R) 81,011 (R) 75,821 (R) 75,972 (R) 73,421 (R) 70,167 (R) 79,478

2016

73,513 72,709 72,262 66,271 62,761 (P) 70,013              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 6.1 (R) 5.8 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.1 (R) 5.4 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.2 (R) 5.1 (R) 5.0 (R) 4.8 (R) 5.4

2016

5.0 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.3 (P) 4.7              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(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

 

2015

353.6 359.4 360.1 365.6 368.9 361.8 361.5 361.6 364.1 369.7 368.4 369.5 363.7

2016

357.8 362.3 365.6 370.0 367.9 366.3 (P) 364.6            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

9.8 9.8 10.1 10.6 10.7 10.9 11.0 10.9 10.9 11.1 11.2 11.0 10.7

2016

10.8 10.8 10.8 11.1 11.1 11.3 (P) 11.5            

Manufacturing

 

2015

11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.9

2016

10.5 10.5 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.3 (P) 10.4            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

40.6 40.4 40.3 41.4 42.1 42.9 43.7 44.0 44.6 45.2 45.1 45.3 43.0

2016

44.5 43.8 43.8 44.1 44.3 44.3 (P) 43.6            

Information

 

2015

4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4

2016

4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 (P) 4.6            

Financial Activities

 

2015

17.6 17.7 17.4 17.6 17.7 17.7 17.9 17.9 17.6 17.7 17.7 17.6 17.7

2016

17.5 17.5 17.4 17.5 17.5 17.5 (P) 17.6            

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

44.3 44.5 44.6 45.3 45.9 45.3 46.2 47.6 46.4 47.2 46.4 47.2 45.9

2016

45.3 46.1 46.1 47.2 47.8 48.5 (P) 49.7            

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

111.8 114.3 114.6 114.7 114.7 111.5 110.8 109.8 112.2 114.6 114.4 115.2 113.2

2016

113.4 113.9 116.0 116.1 114.2 113.5 (P) 113.7            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

27.4 27.9 28.7 30.8 32.4 31.1 31.2 31.1 30.1 30.0 29.7 29.6 30.0

2016

27.6 27.9 29.0 31.1 30.6 32.1 (P) 30.3            

Other Services

 

2015

14.9 15.0 15.0 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.4 15.4 15.4 15.5 15.4 15.3

2016

15.1 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.3 15.4 (P) 15.5            

Government

 

2015

72.0 74.5 74.1 74.7 74.7 71.7 70.0 69.7 71.8 73.3 73.1 72.9 72.7

2016

68.7 72.3 72.4 72.8 72.3 68.9 (P) 67.7            

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

 

2015

(R) 294,040 (R) 293,461 (R) 293,835 (R) 293,487 (R) 295,963 (R) 296,935 (R) 300,021 (R) 298,140 (R) 293,810 (R) 295,539 (R) 295,122 (R) 295,435 (R) 295,482

2016

294,067 294,263 296,390 294,377 293,981 (P) 298,186              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 268,581 (R) 268,988 (R) 270,724 (R) 271,913 (R) 273,458 (R) 273,511 (R) 275,802 (R) 274,426 (R) 272,519 (R) 274,096 (R) 274,242 (R) 274,816 (R) 272,756

2016

272,873 273,657 275,613 275,130 276,309 (P) 278,708              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 25,459 (R) 24,473 (R) 23,111 (R) 21,574 (R) 22,505 (R) 23,424 (R) 24,219 (R) 23,714 (R) 21,291 (R) 21,443 (R) 20,880 (R) 20,619 (R) 22,726

2016

21,194 20,606 20,777 19,247 17,672 (P) 19,478              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 8.7 (R) 8.3 (R) 7.9 (R) 7.4 (R) 7.6 (R) 7.9 (R) 8.1 (R) 8.0 (R) 7.2 (R) 7.3 (R) 7.1 (R) 7.0 (R) 7.7

2016

7.2 7.0 7.0 6.5 6.0 (P) 6.5              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary