Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA: 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
Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

318.6 320.0 322.3 327.0 331.8 330.5 329.5 330.8 330.0 330.2 332.1 331.5 327.9

2015

326.6 (P) 327.4                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

9.9 9.8 10.0 10.6 11.0 11.2 11.5 11.3 11.2 11.5 11.4 10.7 10.8

2015

10.7 (P) 10.5                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

20.1 20.2 20.6 20.7 21.1 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.0 20.9 21.1 21.1 20.9

2015

20.9 (P) 21.0                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

64.4 63.5 63.9 64.3 65.1 65.2 65.0 65.8 65.9 66.5 67.7 69.0 65.5

2015

66.9 (P) 66.4                      

Information

 

2014

4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5

2015

4.5 (P) 4.5                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

23.1 23.0 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.4 23.5 23.6 23.3 23.3 23.7 23.7 23.3

2015

23.7 (P) 23.4                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

43.5 43.6 43.8 44.7 45.3 45.4 45.1 45.3 45.0 45.1 45.5 44.7 44.8

2015

44.5 (P) 44.3                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

51.7 52.6 53.1 53.0 53.3 51.7 52.1 52.2 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.3 52.8

2015

52.5 (P) 53.8                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

28.3 28.5 29.1 31.5 33.7 34.6 34.1 34.2 31.1 29.7 29.7 29.5 31.2

2015

28.5 (P) 29.4                      

Other Services

 

2014

14.9 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.1 15.1 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.1 15.0 14.9 15.0

2015

14.7 (P) 14.8                      

Government

 

2014

58.2 59.4 59.3 59.7 59.5 58.1 57.2 57.5 59.5 60.2 60.1 60.1 59.1

2015

59.7 (P) 59.3                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 285,505 (1) 284,513 (1) 286,112 (1) 284,328 (1) 286,363 (1) 288,652 (1) 291,879 (1) 290,119 (1) 284,965 (1) 284,042 (1) 284,198 (1) 281,949  

2015

(P) 288,452                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 268,798 (1) 268,070 (1) 270,045 (1) 271,299 (1) 271,568 (1) 273,156 (1) 275,732 (1) 274,973 (1) 272,583 (1) 272,195 (1) 272,363 (1) 271,087  

2015

(P) 274,364                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 16,707 (1) 16,443 (1) 16,067 (1) 13,029 (1) 14,795 (1) 15,496 (1) 16,147 (1) 15,146 (1) 12,382 (1) 11,847 (1) 11,835 (1) 10,862  

2015

(P) 14,088                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 5.9 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.6 (1) 4.6 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.2 (1) 4.3 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.2 (1) 3.9  

2015

(P) 4.9                        

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

The Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties in Pennsylvania.