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

 

2014

565.7 565.1 569.3 574.4 579.9 583.9 576.6 577.8 576.7 577.8 579.1 579.2 575.5

2015

570.4 (P) 569.7                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

31.6 31.2 31.7 33.1 33.7 34.3 34.0 34.3 33.7 33.0 33.1 32.5 33.0

2015

32.3 (P) 32.1                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

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

2015

16.4 (P) 16.4                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

77.2 75.8 76.2 76.4 77.0 77.4 77.1 77.3 76.3 77.2 78.0 79.4 77.1

2015

76.9 (P) 76.3                      

Information

 

2014

13.8 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.5 13.9 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.5

2015

13.3 (P) 13.5                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

38.9 38.8 38.8 38.7 38.8 39.2 39.1 39.1 38.6 37.9 38.1 38.1 38.7

2015

37.6 (P) 37.7                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

120.5 121.1 122.0 123.4 124.3 124.9 124.5 124.3 123.3 123.6 123.5 121.3 123.1

2015

120.4 (P) 120.1                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

81.5 82.2 82.8 82.6 83.3 83.3 82.4 82.5 83.0 84.4 84.8 85.6 83.2

2015

84.3 (P) 83.9                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

49.2 49.2 50.1 51.9 53.5 55.8 55.0 53.7 51.8 51.2 51.2 51.8 52.0

2015

49.9 (P) 49.7                      

Other Services

 

2014

31.4 31.5 31.7 31.9 32.0 32.2 32.3 32.1 32.0 31.9 32.0 32.0 31.9

2015

31.8 (P) 31.7                      

Government

 

2014

105.5 105.8 106.4 106.7 107.5 106.9 102.1 104.0 108.1 108.8 108.7 108.7 106.6

2015

107.5 (P) 108.3                      

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

 

2014

(1) 657,678 (1) 654,829 (1) 657,709 (1) 652,858 (1) 656,928 (1) 663,629 (1) 668,730 (1) 661,895 (1) 658,091 (1) 660,533 (1) 658,681 (1) 653,337  

2015

(P) 670,649                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 626,129 (1) 623,081 (1) 626,535 (1) 625,130 (1) 626,342 (1) 630,580 (1) 635,629 (1) 630,353 (1) 628,319 (1) 631,523 (1) 630,353 (1) 627,108  

2015

(P) 640,506                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 31,549 (1) 31,748 (1) 31,174 (1) 27,728 (1) 30,586 (1) 33,049 (1) 33,101 (1) 31,542 (1) 29,772 (1) 29,010 (1) 28,328 (1) 26,229  

2015

(P) 30,143                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 4.8 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.7 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.5 (1) 4.4 (1) 4.3 (1) 4.0  

2015

(P) 4.5                        

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