Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Economy at a Glance
PRINT:Print
Mid-Atlantic RO3 Program Links

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania
Data Series Back
Data
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug
2019
Sept
2019
Oct
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

6,470.7 6,469.1 6,470.3 6,479.5 6,492.7 (p)6,516.2

Employment(1)

6,222.3 6,222.7 6,220.1 6,224.7 6,232.3 (p)6,244.9

Unemployment(1)

248.4 246.4 250.2 254.9 260.5 (p)271.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 (p)4.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

6,045.6 6,037.3 6,035.2 6,049.5 6,051.3 (p)6,059.4

12-month % change

0.8 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.6 (p)0.5

Mining and Logging(3)

29.5 29.6 29.7 29.8 29.4 (p)29.5

12-month % change

3.9 3.9 3.1 3.5 2.1 (p)2.4

Construction(3)

262.2 261.8 261.9 261.5 260.2 (p)262.1

12-month % change

3.2 2.5 2.6 2.5 1.8 (p)1.8

Manufacturing(3)

564.8 563.3 561.6 561.9 562.4 (p)562.8

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.0 -1.5 -1.4 -1.4 (p)-1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

1,127.8 1,128.3 1,129.6 1,129.9 1,133.8 (p)1,135.3

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.6 (p)0.7

Information(3)

86.4 87.6 87.7 87.3 87.4 (p)87.8

12-month % change

0.7 2.2 2.9 2.8 2.0 (p)1.6

Financial Activities(3)

328.9 329.6 329.6 330.6 330.7 (p)331.5

12-month % change

1.4 1.5 1.3 1.5 1.4 (p)1.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

808.1 807.9 808.6 809.6 811.2 (p)813.7

12-month % change

0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.7 (p)0.8

Education & Health Services(3)

1,293.0 1,284.7 1,284.3 1,291.6 1,293.1 (p)1,294.9

12-month % change

1.9 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.0 (p)0.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

578.4 576.1 574.3 575.0 572.3 (p)569.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.1 0.5 0.8 0.5 (p)-0.2

Other Services(3)

262.8 262.2 262.9 263.1 262.4 (p)263.2

12-month % change

0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.4 (p)1.1

Government(3)

703.7 706.2 705.0 709.2 708.4 (p)708.7

12-month % change

0.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.6 (p)0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: December 13, 2019

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

Pennsylvania includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions