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Economy at a Glance
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Philadelphia City/County, PA

Philadelphia City/County, PA
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)705.3 (2)695.4 699.0 711.8 (p)705.3  

Employment(1)

(2)633.5 (2)624.7 620.4 632.2 (p)630.5  

Unemployment(1)

(2)71.7 (2)70.7 78.6 79.6 (p)74.8  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)10.2 (2)10.2 11.2 11.2 (p)10.6  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

675.0 667.7 659.0 669.3 (p)668.2  

12-month % change

-11.1 -11.8 -11.3 -10.8 (p)-10.3  

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

11.6 11.4 11.1 10.9 (p)10.9  

12-month % change

-8.7 -2.6 -2.6 -4.4 (p)-6.0  

Manufacturing(4)

17.3 17.3 17.0 17.0 (p)17.0  

12-month % change

-8.9 -9.9 -10.5 -10.1 (p)-9.6  

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

85.4 86.1 84.6 82.9 (p)83.2  

12-month % change

-12.2 -12.2 -9.9 -11.1 (p)-10.7  

Information(4)

15.3 15.2 14.7 14.9 (p)14.9  

12-month % change

-3.8 -3.8 -9.3 -8.0 (p)-7.5  

Financial Activities(4)

40.9 41.0 40.3 40.1 (p)39.8  

12-month % change

-5.1 -5.1 -6.3 -6.7 (p)-7.2  

Professional and Business Services(4)

98.7 99.3 99.6 99.9 (p)98.5  

12-month % change

-7.8 -7.2 -5.9 -6.1 (p)-6.7  

Education and Health Services(4)

232.9 229.8 224.9 232.4 (p)231.9  

12-month % change

-6.8 -7.3 -7.6 -7.3 (p)-6.4  

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

42.8 37.5 38.1 41.6 (p)41.7  

12-month % change

-44.7 -51.6 -48.7 -44.2 (p)-42.5  

Other Services(4)

23.9 23.9 23.6 23.8 (p)24.0  

12-month % change

-17.6 -17.0 -18.1 -17.9 (p)-15.8  

Government(4)

106.2 106.2 105.1 105.8 (p)106.3  

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.5 -1.6 -1.2 (p)-1.3  

Consumer Price Index: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

CPI-U, All items(5)

  259.991   262.167   265.355

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(5)

    1.1   1.0   3.5

CPI-W, All items(6)

  261.473   263.450   266.593

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(6)

    1.3   1.3   3.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(6) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: May 14, 2021

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.

 

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