Philadelphia, 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, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

1,861.0 1,877.8 1,890.8 1,903.6 1,907.7 1,908.3 1,888.1 1,886.3 1,904.8 1,923.1 1,935.7 1,921.8 1,900.8

2014

1,877.8 1,883.2 1,891.6 1,913.0 1,922.2 (P) 1,926.5              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

60.5 60.6 63.6 65.5 66.2 67.6 68.2 69.0 68.4 68.9 69.4 66.1 66.2

2014

65.4 63.5 65.9 67.6 68.6 (P) 71.6              

Manufacturing

 

2013

126.0 126.1 125.8 125.8 126.3 127.3 126.7 126.9 126.5 125.8 126.9 127.2 126.4

2014

125.4 125.3 125.2 124.9 126.0 (P) 126.3              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

331.5 328.4 329.5 330.2 332.7 334.6 332.6 333.1 333.4 333.8 342.6 347.5 334.2

2014

332.8 328.5 331.2 333.5 336.0 (P) 337.5              

Information

 

2013

37.1 37.1 37.0 37.0 36.9 36.9 36.9 36.8 36.4 36.4 36.8 36.5 36.8

2014

36.1 36.1 36.0 36.0 36.1 (P) 36.1              

Financial Activities

 

2013

131.3 131.7 131.8 132.2 132.5 133.6 133.9 133.8 132.5 133.6 132.0 131.3 132.5

2014

130.3 132.0 131.0 131.1 131.9 (P) 133.4              

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

298.4 300.8 303.5 308.0 309.7 312.4 311.0 311.8 310.6 314.9 313.9 308.7 308.6

2014

301.1 303.4 302.5 311.0 312.4 (P) 310.9              

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

423.8 436.0 436.9 435.9 429.6 419.5 416.8 414.7 431.7 439.3 442.0 438.1 430.4

2014

432.0 437.3 437.7 442.0 436.7 (P) 432.2              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

154.4 155.3 159.4 166.4 170.8 174.2 175.1 175.5 170.7 170.5 169.6 165.1 167.3

2014

160.4 160.3 164.0 169.7 176.8 (P) 181.4              

Other Services

 

2013

83.6 83.7 84.3 84.4 85.3 87.0 85.3 85.5 84.4 85.5 85.7 84.3 84.9

2014

82.5 82.1 83.2 83.4 84.3 (P) 86.0              

Government

 

2013

214.4 218.1 219.0 218.2 217.7 215.2 201.6 199.2 210.2 214.4 216.8 217.0 213.5

2014

211.8 214.7 214.9 213.8 213.4 (P) 211.1              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 1,991,955 (1) 1,981,129 (1) 1,976,897 (1) 1,985,191 (1) 1,996,314 (1) 2,017,399 (1) 2,024,778 (1) 2,003,532 (1) 1,992,677 (1) 1,980,094 (1) 1,989,568 (1) 1,968,591 (1) 1,992,344

2014

1,969,540 1,977,299 1,974,716 1,966,953 1,971,277 (P) 1,983,518              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 1,815,459 (1) 1,816,206 (1) 1,819,704 (1) 1,837,710 (1) 1,840,025 (1) 1,853,336 (1) 1,857,848 (1) 1,841,121 (1) 1,846,382 (1) 1,835,535 (1) 1,853,719 (1) 1,845,035 (1) 1,838,507

2014

1,833,233 1,845,516 1,848,002 1,863,938 1,854,141 (P) 1,864,772              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 176,496 (1) 164,923 (1) 157,193 (1) 147,481 (1) 156,289 (1) 164,063 (1) 166,930 (1) 162,411 (1) 146,295 (1) 144,559 (1) 135,849 (1) 123,556 (1) 153,837

2014

136,307 131,783 126,714 103,015 117,136 (P) 118,746              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.8 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.3 (1) 7.3 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.3 (1) 7.7

2014

6.9 6.7 6.4 5.2 5.9 (P) 6.0              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

The Philadelphia, Pa., Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.

 

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

Bucks County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 344,257 (1) 343,398 (1) 342,304 (1) 343,421 (1) 344,901 (1) 347,522 (1) 348,239 (1) 344,601 (1) 342,828 (1) 340,903 (1) 343,273 (1) 340,441 (1) 343,840

2014

341,345 343,364 342,606 340,871 340,772 (P) 342,599              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 316,261 (1) 316,391 (1) 317,001 (1) 320,137 (1) 320,541 (1) 322,860 (1) 323,646 (1) 320,732 (1) 321,648 (1) 319,759 (1) 322,926 (1) 321,413 (1) 320,276

2014

319,357 321,497 321,930 324,706 323,000 (P) 324,852              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 27,996 (1) 27,007 (1) 25,303 (1) 23,284 (1) 24,360 (1) 24,662 (1) 24,593 (1) 23,869 (1) 21,180 (1) 21,144 (1) 20,347 (1) 19,028 (1) 23,564

2014

21,988 21,867 20,676 16,165 17,772 (P) 17,747              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.1 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.4 (1) 6.8 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.6 (1) 6.9

2014

6.4 6.4 6.0 4.7 5.2 (P) 5.2              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Chester County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 270,658 (1) 269,692 (1) 269,229 (1) 270,841 (1) 272,425 (1) 275,996 (1) 276,181 (1) 273,881 (1) 271,698 (1) 269,704 (1) 271,902 (1) 269,315 (1) 271,793

2014

269,177 270,544 270,278 269,756 269,959 (P) 271,791              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 252,800 (1) 252,904 (1) 253,391 (1) 255,898 (1) 256,221 (1) 258,074 (1) 258,703 (1) 256,373 (1) 257,106 (1) 255,595 (1) 258,128 (1) 256,918 (1) 256,009

2014

255,275 256,985 257,331 259,551 258,186 (P) 259,667              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 17,858 (1) 16,788 (1) 15,838 (1) 14,943 (1) 16,204 (1) 17,922 (1) 17,478 (1) 17,508 (1) 14,592 (1) 14,109 (1) 13,774 (1) 12,397 (1) 15,784

2014

13,902 13,559 12,947 10,205 11,773 (P) 12,124              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 6.6 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.4 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.1 (1) 4.6 (1) 5.8

2014

5.2 5.0 4.8 3.8 4.4 (P) 4.5              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Delaware County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 281,978 (1) 280,613 (1) 279,836 (1) 281,615 (1) 283,048 (1) 286,136 (1) 286,644 (1) 283,350 (1) 281,779 (1) 279,858 (1) 281,518 (1) 278,469 (1) 282,071

2014

278,576 279,722 279,476 278,895 279,412 (P) 281,271              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 257,727 (1) 257,833 (1) 258,329 (1) 260,886 (1) 261,214 (1) 263,104 (1) 263,744 (1) 261,370 (1) 262,117 (1) 260,577 (1) 263,158 (1) 261,925 (1) 260,999

2014

260,250 261,994 262,347 264,609 263,218 (P) 264,727              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 24,251 (1) 22,780 (1) 21,507 (1) 20,729 (1) 21,834 (1) 23,032 (1) 22,900 (1) 21,980 (1) 19,662 (1) 19,281 (1) 18,360 (1) 16,544 (1) 21,072

2014

18,326 17,728 17,129 14,286 16,194 (P) 16,544              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.6 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.7 (1) 8.0 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.5 (1) 5.9 (1) 7.5

2014

6.6 6.3 6.1 5.1 5.8 (P) 5.9              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Montgomery County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 437,592 (1) 436,273 (1) 435,393 (1) 437,181 (1) 439,039 (1) 443,567 (1) 444,591 (1) 439,876 (1) 437,773 (1) 434,903 (1) 437,743 (1) 433,936 (1) 438,156

2014

434,222 436,839 436,465 435,024 435,291 (P) 437,923              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 405,397 (1) 405,564 (1) 406,345 (1) 410,366 (1) 410,883 (1) 413,855 (1) 414,863 (1) 411,128 (1) 412,303 (1) 409,880 (1) 413,941 (1) 412,002 (1) 410,544

2014

409,366 412,109 412,664 416,223 414,035 (P) 416,409              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 32,195 (1) 30,709 (1) 29,048 (1) 26,815 (1) 28,156 (1) 29,712 (1) 29,728 (1) 28,748 (1) 25,470 (1) 25,023 (1) 23,802 (1) 21,934 (1) 27,612

2014

24,856 24,730 23,801 18,801 21,256 (P) 21,514              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 7.4 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.5 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.1 (1) 6.3

2014

5.7 5.7 5.5 4.3 4.9 (P) 4.9              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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

 

2013

(1) 657,470 (1) 651,153 (1) 650,135 (1) 652,133 (1) 656,901 (1) 664,178 (1) 669,124 (1) 661,824 (1) 658,601 (1) 654,726 (1) 655,133 (1) 646,430 (1) 656,484

2014

646,220 646,829 645,890 642,408 645,843 (P) 649,934              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 583,274 (1) 583,514 (1) 584,638 (1) 590,423 (1) 591,166 (1) 595,443 (1) 596,893 (1) 591,518 (1) 593,209 (1) 589,724 (1) 595,566 (1) 592,776 (1) 590,679

2014

588,984 592,930 593,729 598,849 595,702 (P) 599,117              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 74,196 (1) 67,639 (1) 65,497 (1) 61,710 (1) 65,735 (1) 68,735 (1) 72,231 (1) 70,306 (1) 65,392 (1) 65,002 (1) 59,567 (1) 53,654 (1) 65,805

2014

57,236 53,899 52,161 43,559 50,141 (P) 50,817              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 11.3 (1) 10.4 (1) 10.1 (1) 9.5 (1) 10.0 (1) 10.3 (1) 10.8 (1) 10.6 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.1 (1) 8.3 (1) 10.0

2014

8.9 8.3 8.1 6.8 7.8 (P) 7.8              

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary