Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

2,721.5 2,727.0 2,751.2 2,784.2 2,799.8 2,803.9 2,765.6 2,761.4 2,793.6 2,816.5 2,829.1 2,831.2 2,782.1

2015

2,766.2 2,779.0 2,786.0 2,814.0 2,831.1 2,837.7 (P) 2,807.1            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

95.3 94.0 99.1 104.8 106.7 108.6 110.0 109.8 109.3 108.6 108.6 107.1 105.2

2015

103.5 103.3 106.0 110.2 115.0 115.3 (P) 116.7            

Manufacturing

 

2014

178.9 178.7 179.2 178.2 179.2 180.2 180.2 180.2 179.3 179.9 179.7 181.0 179.6

2015

180.0 179.0 179.0 178.3 177.9 178.8 (P) 178.1            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

508.4 502.6 506.0 508.5 513.0 516.0 511.1 511.6 511.8 516.8 523.8 533.5 513.6

2015

516.8 511.0 512.0 516.8 520.4 523.7 (P) 521.8            

Information

 

2014

46.5 46.4 46.2 46.3 46.3 46.6 46.6 46.4 46.1 45.9 46.2 46.4 46.3

2015

45.5 45.4 45.3 45.5 45.7 45.7 (P) 45.6            

Financial Activities

 

2014

201.6 201.5 201.6 202.5 203.3 205.3 205.4 205.6 203.9 203.5 204.6 205.0 203.7

2015

206.1 205.0 204.4 205.5 206.3 207.7 (P) 209.3            

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

431.9 431.1 435.3 446.1 449.2 451.8 447.5 447.3 451.3 454.2 457.3 452.7 446.3

2015

438.6 438.2 438.2 442.2 445.0 449.8 (P) 448.8            

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

576.8 586.7 588.3 593.1 588.0 577.8 575.5 574.6 591.4 599.9 603.8 602.0 588.2

2015

592.5 602.4 600.1 603.3 597.4 588.4 (P) 587.1            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

231.2 229.1 236.1 244.5 253.0 258.6 257.8 258.4 251.3 248.5 243.2 242.0 246.1

2015

233.6 235.4 240.3 248.9 260.9 270.4 (P) 270.6            

Other Services

 

2014

115.9 115.1 116.3 117.2 118.8 120.5 119.8 119.2 117.9 119.0 119.3 119.1 118.2

2015

117.4 118.9 119.6 121.8 122.5 122.1 (P) 121.2            

Government

 

2014

335.0 341.8 343.1 343.0 342.3 338.5 311.7 308.3 331.3 340.2 342.6 342.4 335.0

2015

332.2 340.4 341.1 341.5 340.0 335.8 (P) 307.9            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

3,006,368 3,008,713 3,021,989 3,008,434 3,021,066 3,043,587 3,061,211 3,033,057 3,011,862 3,029,686 3,029,119 3,016,232 3,024,277

2015

3,024,520 3,023,662 3,015,319 3,028,167 3,045,424 3,056,495 (P) 3,073,884            

Employment

 

2014

2,795,583 2,798,281 2,818,448 2,835,300 2,831,665 2,851,029 2,853,277 2,835,793 2,839,787 2,864,537 2,868,759 2,867,020 2,838,290

2015

2,841,752 2,846,794 2,845,112 2,873,140 2,872,683 2,884,452 (P) 2,887,598            

Unemployment

 

2014

210,785 210,432 203,541 173,134 189,401 192,558 207,934 197,264 172,075 165,149 160,360 149,212 185,987

2015

182,768 176,868 170,207 155,027 172,741 172,043 (P) 186,286            

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.0 7.0 6.7 5.8 6.3 6.3 6.8 6.5 5.7 5.5 5.3 4.9 6.1

2015

6.0 5.8 5.6 5.1 5.7 5.6 (P) 6.1            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.