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

570.4 573.7 579.7 (P) 587.6                  

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 32.3 32.6 (P) 33.4                  

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 16.4 16.5 (P) 16.6                  

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 76.3 77.2 (P) 77.7                  

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 13.4 13.5 (P) 13.4                  

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 37.7 38.0 (P) 38.0                  

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

120.4 119.5 120.1 (P) 123.7                  

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 87.0 87.9 (P) 88.8                  

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 49.6 51.5 (P) 53.0                  

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 31.7 31.9 (P) 32.1                  

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

107.5 109.8 110.5 (P) 110.9                  

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

667,950 663,793 666,112 661,457 667,084 675,041 678,520 670,585 664,660 668,329 666,839 662,792 667,764

2015

669,653 667,146 (P) 671,828                    

Employment

 

2014

636,609 632,203 635,127 633,911 636,662 642,119 645,461 639,010 634,892 639,392 638,679 636,631 637,558

2015

639,638 639,146 (P) 644,097                    

Unemployment

 

2014

31,341 31,590 30,985 27,546 30,422 32,922 33,059 31,575 29,768 28,937 28,160 26,161 30,206

2015

30,015 28,000 (P) 27,731                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

4.7 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.6 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.2 3.9 4.5

2015

4.5 4.2 (P) 4.1                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary