Pennsylvania: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Pennsylvania
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

5,817.5 5,822.9 5,810.7 5,822.7 5,831.8 5,830.7 5,833.1 5,843.7 5,843.7 5,862.0 5,856.4 5,868.1

2016

5,855.1 5,876.4 5,894.6 5,881.2 5,873.4 5,883.2 (P) 5,891.1          

Mining & Logging

 

2015

39.0 37.5 36.7 35.7 34.8 34.4 33.6 32.6 31.8 31.1 30.8 30.7

2016

29.6 28.4 27.6 26.7 25.7 25.0 (P) 24.3          

Construction

 

2015

233.1 231.7 228.3 232.8 234.8 235.6 235.5 236.6 236.3 236.0 232.3 231.7

2016

229.6 228.3 234.1 234.8 232.1 235.5 (P) 239.4          

Manufacturing

 

2015

570.2 570.9 569.6 569.4 569.9 568.5 568.2 567.4 567.1 565.3 565.9 566.4

2016

567.6 565.7 566.3 565.2 566.3 568.3 (P) 569.1          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

1,117.8 1,116.8 1,117.9 1,119.0 1,121.8 1,123.9 1,125.6 1,126.8 1,126.2 1,126.7 1,125.9 1,130.2

2016

1,125.9 1,132.4 1,137.9 1,135.3 1,133.4 1,132.2 (P) 1,135.0          

Information

 

2015

84.6 84.9 85.0 84.8 84.9 85.2 84.9 85.2 85.0 86.3 85.1 85.6

2016

85.8 85.8 85.9 87.2 83.2 87.5 (P) 86.6          

Financial Activities

 

2015

315.2 315.8 315.6 316.0 316.5 316.8 317.1 317.4 317.1 315.0 315.2 315.8

2016

318.5 319.9 320.5 318.1 316.4 316.8 (P) 315.2          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

773.3 773.4 772.1 772.5 774.0 773.9 775.6 774.5 777.3 778.0 777.2 778.3

2016

780.9 784.9 786.8 785.0 787.5 785.6 (P) 784.0          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

1,185.2 1,188.4 1,185.6 1,190.1 1,190.3 1,190.0 1,189.4 1,192.0 1,193.5 1,203.1 1,205.0 1,206.2

2016

1,192.6 1,206.8 1,208.8 1,213.0 1,214.6 1,214.3 (P) 1,217.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

540.7 543.0 540.5 542.6 544.4 544.5 545.2 546.3 548.1 556.7 554.4 557.5

2016

558.6 559.2 561.3 555.4 554.4 554.9 (P) 556.6          

Other Services

 

2015

254.4 255.1 255.0 255.2 255.9 255.8 255.9 256.1 256.1 257.6 258.6 258.9

2016

259.8 260.0 259.8 257.6 255.1 259.8 (P) 258.5          

Government

 

2015

704.0 705.4 704.4 704.6 704.5 702.1 702.1 708.8 705.2 706.2 706.0 706.8

2016

706.2 705.0 705.6 702.9 704.7 703.3 (P) 705.0          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Pennsylvania
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 6,415,158 (1) 6,416,879 (1) 6,417,585 (1) 6,417,941 (1) 6,418,784 (1) 6,420,564 (1) 6,423,256 (1) 6,426,326 (1) 6,429,471 (1) 6,432,474 (1) 6,434,882 (1) 6,437,066

2016

6,449,845 6,471,026 6,501,686 6,525,894 6,540,689 6,535,738 (P) 6,520,616          

Employment

 

2015

(1) 6,073,350 (1) 6,075,381 (1) 6,077,720 (1) 6,081,199 (1) 6,086,427 (1) 6,093,241 (1) 6,101,188 (1) 6,109,386 (1) 6,117,355 (1) 6,125,007 (1) 6,131,848 (1) 6,137,466

2016

6,153,831 6,170,981 6,185,008 6,182,062 6,180,098 6,171,572 (P) 6,153,737          

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 341,808 (1) 341,498 (1) 339,865 (1) 336,742 (1) 332,357 (1) 327,323 (1) 322,068 (1) 316,940 (1) 312,116 (1) 307,467 (1) 303,034 (1) 299,600

2016

296,014 300,045 316,678 343,832 360,591 364,166 (P) 366,879          

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 5.3 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.0 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.7

2016

4.6 4.6 4.9 5.3 5.5 5.6 (P) 5.6          

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary