Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division: 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
Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

898.1 907.4 909.0 918.8 917.4 912.3 901.5 900.3 918.5 930.6 934.9 933.8 915.2

2016

913.4 925.6 931.1 936.8 936.0 928.3 922.7 (P) 921.1          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

20.5 21.0 21.1 21.8 22.3 23.3 23.0 23.1 23.1 23.3 23.1 22.4 22.3

2016

21.3 21.4 22.0 22.5 22.8 23.3 23.3 (P) 23.4          

Manufacturing

 

2015

36.1 35.9 35.8 35.7 35.9 36.0 35.8 35.6 35.5 35.3 35.3 35.4 35.7

2016

34.8 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.8 34.8 34.6 (P) 34.4          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

132.2 130.7 131.3 132.1 133.0 134.2 133.0 133.6 134.5 136.9 139.7 140.9 134.3

2016

134.6 134.0 135.7 135.4 137.1 136.6 135.6 (P) 136.2          

Information

 

2015

14.0 14.3 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.8 14.7 14.8 14.7 14.9 14.6

2016

14.7 14.6 14.6 14.8 13.5 14.6 14.6 (P) 14.6          

Financial Activities

 

2015

57.7 57.7 57.8 58.0 58.3 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.2 58.5 58.9 59.1 58.4

2016

58.6 59.2 59.7 59.7 60.0 60.2 60.6 (P) 61.2          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

119.4 119.9 120.3 121.9 122.2 123.3 122.4 122.3 122.4 123.3 124.4 124.7 122.2

2016

121.7 123.6 124.7 124.9 126.3 125.3 124.0 (P) 124.1          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

268.5 276.6 274.6 278.1 272.9 263.7 263.0 260.8 273.4 280.0 282.7 279.9 272.9

2016

274.6 283.6 283.0 285.1 279.5 271.9 272.0 (P) 270.0          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

84.7 84.9 86.8 89.8 91.3 91.5 90.8 90.8 91.4 91.1 88.2 87.7 89.1

2016

87.2 86.8 88.7 91.5 94.4 95.5 97.0 (P) 96.0          

Other Services

 

2015

37.7 37.8 38.1 38.3 38.7 39.1 39.0 39.0 38.7 39.3 39.3 39.4 38.7

2016

39.0 39.0 39.5 39.6 39.5 39.1 39.4 (P) 39.7          

Government

 

2015

127.3 128.6 128.6 128.6 128.3 127.7 121.0 121.4 126.6 128.1 128.6 129.4 127.0

2016

126.9 128.8 128.6 128.7 128.1 127.0 121.6 (P) 121.5          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 983,009 (R) 983,988 (R) 980,820 (R) 986,493 (R) 992,208 (R) 990,832 (R) 996,222 (R) 985,251 (R) 984,583 (R) 989,708 (R) 993,323 (R) 990,793 (R) 988,102

2016

993,188 1,001,265 1,004,631 1,003,085 1,010,391 1,007,521 (P) 1,018,082            

Employment

 

2015

(R) 913,000 (R) 918,199 (R) 917,313 (R) 927,166 (R) 923,764 (R) 924,295 (R) 925,043 (R) 920,460 (R) 927,134 (R) 934,657 (R) 941,380 (R) 943,914 (R) 926,360

2016

935,792 943,717 942,929 942,413 945,223 943,229 (P) 945,836            

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 70,009 (R) 65,789 (R) 63,507 (R) 59,327 (R) 68,444 (R) 66,537 (R) 71,179 (R) 64,791 (R) 57,449 (R) 55,051 (R) 51,943 (R) 46,879 (R) 61,742

2016

57,396 57,548 61,702 60,672 65,168 64,292 (P) 72,246            

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 7.1 (R) 6.7 (R) 6.5 (R) 6.0 (R) 6.9 (R) 6.7 (R) 7.1 (R) 6.6 (R) 5.8 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.2 (R) 4.7 (R) 6.2

2016

5.8 5.7 6.1 6.0 6.4 6.4 (P) 7.1            

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

The Philadelphia, Pa., Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Delaware and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.