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

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

249.4 251.1 253.5 255.1 256.0 254.5 250.8 251.6 255.2 255.6 256.3 256.0 253.8

2014

247.4 (P) 249.4                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

8.9 8.9 9.2 9.7 10.1 10.3 10.5 10.7 10.5 10.6 10.5 10.1 10.0

2014

9.4 (P) 9.3                      

Manufacturing

 

2013

27.2 27.1 27.3 27.4 27.4 27.5 27.6 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.6 27.5 27.4

2014

27.4 (P) 27.3                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

61.2 60.3 60.8 61.1 62.0 62.0 60.8 61.1 61.7 62.3 63.2 63.9 61.7

2014

60.3 (P) 60.8                      

Information

 

2013

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8

2014

3.7 (P) 3.7                      

Financial Activities

 

2013

11.7 11.7 11.7 11.8 11.9 12.1 12.1 12.2 11.9 12.0 11.9 11.9 11.9

2014

11.8 (P) 11.8                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

26.6 26.6 27.2 27.6 27.5 27.4 27.6 28.1 27.8 26.8 26.5 27.0 27.2

2014

25.4 (P) 25.4                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

50.6 52.7 53.0 52.5 51.5 50.0 49.7 49.5 51.5 52.3 52.5 51.9 51.5

2014

50.9 (P) 52.1                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

21.9 22.0 22.2 23.1 23.9 23.8 23.7 23.6 23.4 22.9 22.5 22.2 22.9

2014

21.5 (P) 21.5                      

Other Services

 

2013

7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.1 8.1

2014

8.0 (P) 8.0                      

Government

 

2013

29.5 30.0 30.2 30.1 29.7 29.3 26.7 26.8 28.9 29.3 29.6 29.6 29.1

2014

29.0 (P) 29.5                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2013

288,459 284,588 281,530 282,404 285,221 287,902 287,734 285,205 282,960 280,000 280,674 (P) 279,447  

2014

276,693 (P) 278,968                      

Employment

 

2013

256,094 255,524 254,635 257,460 259,429 260,560 260,751 258,333 258,840 255,913 257,185 (P) 257,803  

2014

252,973 (P) 255,683                      

Unemployment

 

2013

32,365 29,064 26,895 24,944 25,792 27,342 26,983 26,872 24,120 24,087 23,489 (P) 21,644  

2014

23,720 (P) 23,285                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

11.2 10.2 9.6 8.8 9.0 9.5 9.4 9.4 8.5 8.6 8.4 (P) 7.7  

2014

8.6 (P) 8.3                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties in Pennsylvania.