Philadelphia City, 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
Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

659.9 667.2 668.1 676.2 673.3 667.1 666.1 664.6 680.5 688.5 689.7 688.6 674.2

2015

(P) 673.8                        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

9.7 10.1 10.3 10.8 11.0 11.2 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.6 11.8 11.3 11.0

2015

(P) 11.1                        

Manufacturing

 

2014

21.4 21.2 21.3 21.3 21.5 21.6 21.5 21.6 21.6 21.5 21.4 21.4 21.4

2015

(P) 21.4                        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

89.6 88.9 89.6 89.9 90.8 90.9 90.8 91.0 91.5 92.0 92.5 93.5 90.9

2015

(P) 90.3                        

Information

 

2014

11.3 11.4 11.3 11.4 11.3 11.5 11.6 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.5

2015

(P) 11.5                        

Financial Activities

 

2014

41.2 41.2 41.1 41.4 41.5 41.9 42.2 42.2 41.7 41.7 41.8 42.1 41.7

2015

(P) 42.3                        

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

86.7 87.1 87.2 87.5 87.5 87.5 88.0 88.6 89.0 90.3 89.9 90.0 88.3

2015

(P) 87.7                        

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

207.7 214.3 213.0 216.6 211.9 205.7 206.3 205.6 214.7 218.6 220.2 217.1 212.6

2015

(P) 210.7                        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

63.1 63.0 64.6 67.3 68.1 66.9 66.3 67.4 69.7 70.0 69.4 69.7 67.1

2015

(P) 68.0                        

Other Services

 

2014

26.4 26.3 26.7 26.9 27.3 27.7 27.7 27.5 27.4 28.1 28.5 28.8 27.4

2015

(P) 28.0                        

Government

 

2014

102.8 103.7 103.0 103.1 102.4 102.2 100.2 97.7 101.9 103.2 102.6 103.1 102.2

2015

(P) 102.8                        

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 644,330 (1) 642,746 (1) 643,987 (1) 640,103 (1) 646,135 (1) 651,552 (1) 655,663 (1) 647,523 (1) 637,669 (1) 640,180 (1) 639,218 (1) 635,441  

2015

(P) 685,777                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 587,082 (1) 587,817 (1) 590,520 (1) 594,191 (1) 593,638 (1) 598,698 (1) 599,023 (1) 593,754 (1) 590,988 (1) 594,788 (1) 595,181 (1) 595,862  

2015

(P) 633,748                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 57,248 (1) 54,929 (1) 53,467 (1) 45,912 (1) 52,497 (1) 52,854 (1) 56,640 (1) 53,769 (1) 46,681 (1) 45,392 (1) 44,037 (1) 39,579  

2015

(P) 52,029                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.3 (1) 7.2 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.3 (1) 7.3 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.2  

2015

(P) 7.6                        

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