Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, 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
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, Md. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

574.5 574.1 576.1 584.0 588.5 593.1 587.1 586.0 587.3 591.4 594.2 594.7 585.9

2016

582.8 581.8 591.7 594.0 595.3 602.6 597.7 (P) 597.5          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

31.6 31.5 31.7 32.7 33.2 33.7 34.3 34.4 34.3 35.4 35.8 35.3 33.7

2016

33.5 33.7 35.3 35.8 35.9 36.1 36.2 (P) 36.3          

Manufacturing

 

2015

16.8 16.8 16.9 17.0 16.9 17.0 16.9 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.1 17.1 17.0

2016

17.0 17.1 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.4 (P) 17.4          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

77.0 75.7 76.0 77.0 77.8 78.4 78.5 78.4 77.6 77.6 78.9 80.4 77.8

2016

77.3 76.9 78.1 78.8 78.9 80.3 79.1 (P) 78.1          

Information

 

2015

14.7 14.3 14.3 14.6 14.5 14.1 14.3 14.1 13.9 14.1 14.1 14.0 14.3

2016

14.0 13.9 14.0 14.0 12.6 14.1 14.2 (P) 14.3          

Financial Activities

 

2015

38.6 38.5 38.6 38.6 38.8 39.3 39.2 39.0 38.5 39.3 39.1 39.2 38.9

2016

38.8 38.9 38.7 39.0 39.0 39.3 39.6 (P) 39.7          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

122.3 122.7 123.4 125.0 125.2 126.1 127.1 126.9 125.1 125.8 126.0 124.3 125.0

2016

122.5 121.1 125.6 125.6 125.0 126.1 126.9 (P) 125.0          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

84.9 85.5 85.2 86.5 86.7 86.6 86.0 85.5 86.0 86.9 87.3 88.0 86.3

2016

86.2 88.0 88.0 87.5 87.8 87.9 89.5 (P) 89.7          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

50.3 50.2 50.8 52.9 54.6 57.1 57.2 56.4 54.0 53.5 54.0 54.5 53.8

2016

53.2 51.7 53.7 54.7 56.5 59.5 59.9 (P) 58.4          

Other Services

 

2015

31.5 31.4 31.6 31.8 32.1 32.2 32.5 32.2 32.0 31.9 32.0 32.0 31.9

2016

31.7 31.7 31.9 32.1 32.2 32.4 32.5 (P) 32.3          

Government

 

2015

106.8 107.5 107.6 107.9 108.7 108.6 101.1 102.1 108.9 109.9 109.9 109.9 107.4

2016

108.6 108.8 109.3 109.3 110.1 109.5 102.4 (P) 106.3          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, Md. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 678,650 (R) 672,092 (R) 673,464 (R) 674,093 (R) 677,664 (R) 684,485 (R) 688,590 (R) 679,721 (R) 676,212 (R) 680,270 (R) 680,670 (R) 677,087 (R) 678,584

2016

679,835 677,821 680,451 673,990 671,463 681,989 686,358 (P) 682,487          

Employment

 

2015

(R) 648,364 (R) 643,422 (R) 645,715 (R) 648,348 (R) 649,024 (R) 654,374 (R) 659,841 (R) 652,601 (R) 648,708 (R) 652,860 (R) 654,557 (R) 653,449 (R) 650,939

2016

654,474 652,666 655,627 651,262 649,106 656,576 661,320 (P) 658,669          

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 30,286 (R) 28,670 (R) 27,749 (R) 25,745 (R) 28,640 (R) 30,111 (R) 28,749 (R) 27,120 (R) 27,504 (R) 27,410 (R) 26,113 (R) 23,638 (R) 27,645

2016

25,361 25,155 24,824 22,728 22,357 25,413 25,038 (P) 23,818          

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 4.5 (R) 4.3 (R) 4.1 (R) 3.8 (R) 4.2 (R) 4.4 (R) 4.2 (R) 4.0 (R) 4.1 (R) 4.0 (R) 3.8 (R) 3.5 (R) 4.1

2016

3.7 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.7 3.6 (P) 3.5          

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary