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

674.5 682.4 682.8 (P) 687.1                  

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

11.3 11.4 11.3 (P) 10.9                  

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

21.4 21.3 21.4 (P) 21.3                  

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

90.3 89.4 90.0 (P) 90.9                  

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

11.4 11.3 11.4 (P) 11.2                  

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

42.3 41.8 41.3 (P) 41.6                  

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

87.4 89.2 89.0 (P) 88.6                  

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

211.5 218.0 215.9 (P) 217.6                  

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

67.8 68.4 70.5 (P) 72.0                  

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

28.0 27.7 28.6 (P) 29.6                  

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

103.1 103.9 103.4 (P) 103.4                  

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

687,983 691,139 691,466 686,999 688,948 688,624 697,319 689,019 686,712 690,726 688,965 682,563 689,205

2015

687,020 689,227 (P) 686,251                    

Employment

 

2014

624,680 628,717 630,594 635,149 630,711 631,115 635,940 630,831 636,842 642,237 641,799 639,820 634,036

2015

634,947 639,284 (P) 637,827                    

Unemployment

 

2014

63,303 62,422 60,872 51,850 58,237 57,509 61,379 58,188 49,870 48,489 47,166 42,743 55,169

2015

52,073 49,943 (P) 48,424                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

9.2 9.0 8.8 7.5 8.5 8.4 8.8 8.4 7.3 7.0 6.8 6.3 8.0

2015

7.6 7.2 (P) 7.1                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary