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

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

237.4 239.0 240.9 243.7 246.1 245.7 244.7 245.2 246.8 248.0 247.4 248.8 244.5

2016

242.7 242.7 243.7 (P) 247.4                  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

14.8 14.6 14.8 15.5 15.9 16.3 16.4 16.4 16.1 16.2 16.2 15.9 15.8

2016

15.3 15.1 15.3 (P) 15.8                  

Manufacturing

 

2015

35.8 35.8 36.1 36.1 36.3 36.5 36.7 36.6 36.4 36.4 36.4 36.5 36.3

2016

36.1 35.9 36.3 (P) 36.4                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

55.0 54.8 55.0 55.5 55.9 55.9 55.9 56.1 56.1 57.3 58.8 59.8 56.3

2016

57.4 57.3 57.5 (P) 58.1                  

Information

 

2015

3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1

2016

3.1 3.1 3.1 (P) 3.1                  

Financial Activities

 

2015

8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.8

2016

8.7 8.7 8.7 (P) 8.7                  

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

23.4 23.4 23.8 23.5 23.5 23.7 24.3 24.1 24.0 23.4 22.9 22.9 23.6

2016

22.5 22.7 22.3 (P) 22.8                  

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

42.6 43.9 43.9 44.1 43.6 42.6 42.7 42.5 44.1 44.6 44.2 44.5 43.6

2016

44.3 44.0 43.8 (P) 44.3                  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

20.7 20.6 21.3 22.8 24.6 25.4 25.6 26.1 24.5 24.1 22.9 23.1 23.5

2016

21.9 21.8 22.5 (P) 23.8                  

Other Services

 

2015

13.6 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.8 13.9 13.9 14.0 13.9

2016

13.9 13.9 14.0 (P) 14.1                  

Government

 

2015

19.8 20.5 20.5 20.6 20.3 19.2 17.0 17.4 20.0 20.3 20.3 20.3 19.7

2016

19.5 20.2 20.2 (P) 20.3                  

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 272,091 (R) 271,205 (R) 272,581 (R) 272,558 (R) 277,401 (R) 279,537 (R) 283,134 (R) 279,930 (R) 275,271 (R) 276,220 (R) 274,448 (R) 276,048 (R) 275,869

2016

276,651 277,138 (P) 278,020                    

Employment

 

2015

(R) 259,033 (R) 259,053 (R) 261,126 (R) 262,596 (R) 265,574 (R) 267,059 (R) 270,147 (R) 268,169 (R) 265,524 (R) 266,987 (R) 265,382 (R) 267,813 (R) 264,872

2016

265,629 265,861 (P) 266,403                    

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 13,058 (R) 12,152 (R) 11,455 (R) 9,962 (R) 11,827 (R) 12,478 (R) 12,987 (R) 11,761 (R) 9,747 (R) 9,233 (R) 9,066 (R) 8,235 (R) 10,997

2016

11,022 11,277 (P) 11,617                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 4.8 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.2 (R) 3.7 (R) 4.3 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.6 (R) 4.2 (R) 3.5 (R) 3.3 (R) 3.3 (R) 3.0 (R) 4.0

2016

4.0 4.1 (P) 4.2                    

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

The Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lancaster County in Pennsylvania.