Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI : 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
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Ill.-Ind.-Wis. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

4,313.7 4,334.4 4,363.2 4,401.1 4,457.7 4,491.0 4,456.0 4,472.3 4,473.6 4,498.7 4,509.4 4,497.7 4,439.1

2014

4,369.0 4,369.9 4,392.2 4,435.9 4,485.2 4,527.3 4,505.7 (P) 4,510.6          

Mining & Logging

 

2013

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4

2014

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4 (P) 1.4          

Construction

 

2013

129.8 130.5 135.4 142.7 152.2 156.9 159.9 160.4 159.7 161.1 156.4 143.1 149.0

2014

127.6 128.4 131.7 143.6 153.6 163.1 167.0 (P) 167.3          

Manufacturing

 

2013

408.7 409.2 409.9 409.0 410.0 413.3 410.5 411.2 409.3 408.9 408.1 409.5 409.8

2014

405.6 406.1 406.6 403.7 404.1 405.9 407.8 (P) 408.9          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

884.0 876.2 879.6 882.0 891.7 899.4 896.5 900.1 897.1 903.9 926.3 938.3 897.9

2014

895.7 880.2 878.9 887.9 897.0 904.5 903.0 (P) 903.4          

Information

 

2013

80.0 80.0 79.6 80.3 81.1 81.5 81.2 80.7 79.5 80.1 80.4 81.2 80.5

2014

79.7 79.3 79.5 79.0 79.3 80.6 80.9 (P) 80.6          

Financial Activities

 

2013

285.8 286.2 286.0 287.4 288.6 292.4 292.3 291.9 290.5 290.2 288.9 289.9 289.2

2014

287.3 284.8 285.3 284.5 285.1 290.7 291.7 (P) 290.6          

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

731.2 737.7 743.7 757.6 768.3 777.7 772.4 780.4 780.1 788.0 783.5 775.6 766.4

2014

754.1 758.7 763.0 774.7 782.1 790.8 794.5 (P) 799.0          

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

665.3 675.7 677.6 678.6 679.4 673.8 664.6 670.3 678.3 685.3 691.4 688.7 677.4

2014

677.3 685.2 686.4 687.0 688.6 683.5 673.7 (P) 673.7          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

400.0 399.7 408.6 419.8 435.5 446.8 445.7 446.5 436.1 432.0 424.4 421.6 426.4

2014

405.4 402.6 412.8 424.9 439.3 451.3 449.0 (P) 452.4          

Other Services

 

2013

187.2 188.0 189.1 189.1 190.5 192.4 193.9 193.9 191.9 192.4 191.2 191.1 190.9

2014

189.8 189.9 191.2 191.9 191.5 196.1 194.5 (P) 194.1          

Government

 

2013

540.5 550.0 552.5 553.3 558.8 555.2 537.5 535.3 549.6 555.4 557.4 557.4 550.2

2014

545.3 553.5 555.6 557.5 563.2 559.4 542.2 (P) 539.2          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, Ill.-Ind.-Wis. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

4,884,567 4,893,854 4,867,605 4,868,634 4,906,410 4,993,489 4,979,961 4,913,333 4,881,755 4,867,122 4,888,367 4,872,418 4,901,460

2014

4,863,348 4,889,741 4,895,307 4,846,411 4,860,207 4,933,277 4,945,307 (P) 4,875,022          

Employment

 

2013

4,394,204 4,412,768 4,416,552 4,434,110 4,463,208 4,501,157 4,511,444 4,473,157 4,469,336 4,454,886 4,485,209 4,469,883 4,457,160

2014

4,443,196 4,447,954 4,496,903 4,491,109 4,512,079 4,583,244 4,608,588 (P) 4,566,639          

Unemployment

 

2013

490,363 481,086 451,053 434,524 443,202 492,332 468,517 440,176 412,419 412,236 403,158 402,535 444,300

2014

420,152 441,787 398,404 355,302 348,128 350,033 336,719 (P) 308,383          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

10.0 9.8 9.3 8.9 9.0 9.9 9.4 9.0 8.4 8.5 8.2 8.3 9.1

2014

8.6 9.0 8.1 7.3 7.2 7.1 6.8 (P) 6.3          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary