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

 

2014

884.5 894.0 897.1 907.7 905.8 898.8 892.9 891.0 911.0 922.5 924.4 923.5 904.4

2015

902.1 913.1 (P) 915.5                    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

19.2 19.4 20.2 21.1 21.5 21.9 22.2 22.2 22.3 22.3 22.3 21.7 21.4

2015

21.6 21.5 (P) 21.4                    

Manufacturing

 

2014

36.4 36.4 36.3 36.2 36.4 36.7 36.6 36.6 36.5 36.3 36.0 36.1 36.4

2015

36.0 36.0 (P) 35.8                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

130.8 129.4 130.5 131.0 132.3 132.6 132.4 132.8 133.3 134.9 136.5 138.4 132.9

2015

133.2 132.0 (P) 132.6                    

Information

 

2014

13.8 14.0 13.9 14.0 13.8 14.2 14.3 14.2 14.1 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.1

2015

14.0 13.9 (P) 14.0                    

Financial Activities

 

2014

57.1 57.2 57.2 57.4 57.7 58.3 58.5 58.5 57.9 57.9 57.9 58.2 57.8

2015

58.4 57.9 (P) 57.3                    

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

117.0 117.5 117.9 119.1 119.2 119.4 119.7 120.4 120.8 122.7 122.1 122.1 119.8

2015

118.7 120.7 (P) 120.5                    

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

261.9 270.4 269.2 273.4 268.0 259.4 259.3 258.2 270.5 275.5 277.6 274.3 268.1

2015

267.1 275.3 (P) 275.0                    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

82.7 82.5 84.8 88.1 89.5 89.1 88.0 89.1 90.3 90.7 89.6 89.9 87.9

2015

87.2 87.8 (P) 90.4                    

Other Services

 

2014

37.7 37.5 38.1 38.3 38.8 39.4 39.3 39.1 38.8 39.6 40.0 40.3 38.9

2015

39.4 39.1 (P) 40.1                    

Government

 

2014

127.9 129.7 129.0 129.1 128.6 127.8 122.6 119.9 126.5 128.5 128.2 128.3 127.2

2015

126.5 128.9 (P) 128.4                    

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

 

2014

975,507 980,081 981,867 976,431 979,709 981,069 990,186 978,972 975,285 981,310 979,316 971,041 979,231

2015

974,985 978,521 (P) 974,482                    

Employment

 

2014

894,243 899,864 903,711 909,956 904,850 906,707 910,631 903,373 910,853 918,852 918,467 916,043 908,129

2015

907,542 913,868 (P) 912,015                    

Unemployment

 

2014

81,264 80,217 78,156 66,475 74,859 74,362 79,555 75,599 64,432 62,458 60,849 54,998 71,102

2015

67,443 64,653 (P) 62,467                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

8.3 8.2 8.0 6.8 7.6 7.6 8.0 7.7 6.6 6.4 6.2 5.7 7.3

2015

6.9 6.6 (P) 6.4                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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