Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH: 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
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

2,493.6 2,501.3 2,518.8 2,545.5 2,564.4 2,581.1 2,554.6 2,551.8 2,568.1 2,589.5 2,590.8 2,588.7 2,554.0

2014

2,526.5 2,533.0 (P) 2,545.6                    

Mining & Logging

 

2013

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5

2014

0.5 0.4 (P) 0.5                    

Construction

 

2013

80.5 78.8 80.2 85.4 90.2 93.0 95.5 95.8 94.4 94.3 91.6 86.8 88.9

2014

79.7 77.9 (P) 79.2                    

Manufacturing

 

2013

192.6 192.1 192.4 192.3 193.2 195.2 194.4 194.2 193.4 193.8 194.2 194.5 193.5

2014

192.9 192.7 (P) 192.4                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

406.1 398.9 399.8 402.5 407.0 413.0 409.0 409.5 408.2 412.5 419.9 429.8 409.7

2014

412.6 407.5 (P) 407.9                    

Information

 

2013

73.8 73.6 73.5 73.8 73.9 75.2 75.7 75.3 74.3 74.7 74.9 75.9 74.6

2014

76.2 76.7 (P) 77.0                    

Financial Activities

 

2013

170.9 171.3 171.6 171.1 171.9 173.9 174.9 175.2 172.3 172.6 172.0 172.2 172.5

2014

170.5 169.5 (P) 169.7                    

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

417.2 419.6 421.6 430.3 433.2 439.3 441.0 441.4 437.2 440.9 441.2 438.9 433.5

2014

429.1 431.8 (P) 431.0                    

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

530.0 538.9 543.4 541.3 534.5 524.1 524.3 522.8 536.5 547.4 549.0 546.5 536.6

2014

536.5 545.8 (P) 549.7                    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

226.4 223.9 230.3 240.0 249.5 258.8 257.5 259.8 251.0 249.9 241.0 237.5 243.8

2014

229.0 227.1 (P) 232.2                    

Other Services

 

2013

94.9 94.8 96.5 97.4 98.3 101.1 101.8 101.8 98.5 98.4 98.7 99.1 98.4

2014

98.1 97.4 (P) 98.9                    

Government

 

2013

300.8 309.0 309.1 310.9 312.2 306.9 279.9 275.4 301.7 304.4 307.8 307.0 302.1

2014

301.4 306.2 (P) 307.1                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 2,550,109 (1) 2,539,239 (1) 2,540,853 (1) 2,541,728 (1) 2,548,038 (1) 2,589,232 (1) 2,583,295 (1) 2,577,212 (1) 2,550,311 (1) 2,551,669 (1) 2,564,195 (1) 2,558,600 (1) 2,557,873

2014

2,559,943 (P) 2,565,073                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 2,373,648 (1) 2,375,623 (1) 2,384,556 (1) 2,391,439 (1) 2,389,903 (1) 2,412,182 (1) 2,410,265 (1) 2,413,247 (1) 2,384,403 (1) 2,389,772 (1) 2,411,268 (1) 2,407,642 (1) 2,395,329

2014

2,401,500 (P) 2,413,416                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 176,461 (1) 163,616 (1) 156,297 (1) 150,289 (1) 158,135 (1) 177,050 (1) 173,030 (1) 163,965 (1) 165,908 (1) 161,897 (1) 152,927 (1) 150,958 (1) 162,544

2014

158,443 (P) 151,657                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 6.9 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.0 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.4

2014

6.2 (P) 5.9                      

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