Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD: 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-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

2,693.0 2,713.9 2,734.1 2,753.5 2,763.5 2,768.8 2,729.5 2,726.4 2,751.8 2,775.2 2,795.7 2,777.6 2,748.6

2014

2,711.5 2,721.5 2,737.8 2,767.9 2,785.0 2,798.1 (P) 2,763.4            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

94.3 94.1 98.1 101.9 102.7 104.7 105.5 106.8 105.8 106.3 107.9 102.6 102.6

2014

99.5 97.4 100.9 104.5 106.6 110.5 (P) 116.2            

Manufacturing

 

2013

179.4 179.3 179.1 179.1 179.5 180.9 180.2 180.6 180.0 179.5 180.4 180.7 179.9

2014

178.4 178.3 178.3 178.0 179.3 179.7 (P) 179.6            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

503.9 498.8 500.7 502.4 506.2 509.0 504.6 505.6 507.1 508.1 519.5 526.6 507.7

2014

504.8 498.9 502.5 506.0 510.5 515.0 (P) 511.7            

Information

 

2013

48.0 49.7 49.3 47.6 47.4 47.5 47.5 47.6 47.0 46.9 47.5 47.1 47.8

2014

46.7 46.6 46.2 46.3 46.3 46.4 (P) 46.3            

Financial Activities

 

2013

201.7 202.5 202.5 202.9 203.2 205.0 205.1 204.8 202.8 204.0 202.7 202.3 203.3

2014

200.8 202.6 201.8 202.2 203.1 205.2 (P) 206.5            

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

421.0 423.6 428.7 435.1 437.5 441.5 437.2 438.4 437.5 442.8 443.2 436.7 435.3

2014

426.2 430.9 431.6 441.4 443.5 446.2 (P) 446.4            

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

564.7 577.5 579.1 578.0 572.2 562.1 558.5 556.4 573.0 580.5 585.7 581.2 572.4

2014

574.0 579.7 581.0 585.7 581.1 574.9 (P) 573.3            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

222.5 223.4 229.2 239.3 246.9 252.6 252.9 252.4 245.8 243.0 240.3 234.3 240.2

2014

227.6 227.1 232.1 240.9 251.4 259.8 (P) 256.4            

Other Services

 

2013

119.6 119.9 120.5 120.9 122.1 124.4 121.9 122.0 120.8 121.8 122.0 120.7 121.4

2014

118.3 117.8 119.1 119.5 120.7 123.1 (P) 120.7            

Government

 

2013

337.9 345.1 346.9 346.3 345.8 341.1 316.1 311.8 332.0 342.3 346.5 345.4 338.1

2014

335.2 342.2 344.3 343.4 342.5 337.3 (P) 306.3            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 3,017,414 (1) 3,005,298 (1) 2,998,142 (1) 3,004,085 (1) 3,014,430 (1) 3,040,625 (1) 3,041,961 (1) 3,010,061 (1) 2,994,289 (1) 2,980,761 (1) 2,993,411 (1) 2,968,398 (1) 3,005,740

2014

2,964,926 2,980,121 2,982,013 2,970,141 2,976,658 (P) 2,997,755              

Employment

 

2013

(1) 2,744,974 (1) 2,748,792 (1) 2,755,186 (1) 2,776,727 (1) 2,776,979 (1) 2,790,559 (1) 2,788,475 (1) 2,767,877 (1) 2,771,635 (1) 2,761,903 (1) 2,789,657 (1) 2,778,492 (1) 2,770,938

2014

2,753,964 2,773,480 2,782,550 2,804,427 2,793,674 (P) 2,811,500              

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 272,440 (1) 256,506 (1) 242,956 (1) 227,358 (1) 237,451 (1) 250,066 (1) 253,486 (1) 242,184 (1) 222,654 (1) 218,858 (1) 203,754 (1) 189,906 (1) 234,802

2014

210,962 206,641 199,463 165,714 182,984 (P) 186,255              

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 9.0 (1) 8.5 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.9 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.3 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.4 (1) 7.8

2014

7.1 6.9 6.7 5.6 6.1 (P) 6.2              

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

The Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.