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Economy at a Glance
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Philadelphia City/County, PA

Philadelphia City/County, PA
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May
2020
June
2020
July
2020
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2020
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2020
Oct
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

745.4 742.6 748.5 733.1 (p)730.1  

Employment(1)

623.0 607.2 613.2 617.2 (p)644.7  

Unemployment(1)

122.4 135.4 135.3 115.9 (p)85.3  

Unemployment Rate(2)

16.4 18.2 18.1 15.8 (p)11.7  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

657.8 671.5 672.5 677.8 692.6 (p)697.5

12-month % change

-10.9 -7.9 -7.0 -7.0 -6.7 (p)-7.1

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

10.9 11.7 12.0 12.3 12.3 (p)13.2

12-month % change

-15.5 -7.1 -4.8 -0.8 -3.9 (p)2.3

Manufacturing(3)

17.4 18.2 18.2 17.8 17.6 (p)17.7

12-month % change

-10.8 -7.1 -6.2 -8.7 -6.9 (p)-6.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

87.5 89.8 88.3 89.6 91.8 (p)91.2

12-month % change

-5.7 -3.4 -5.0 -4.0 -1.8 (p)-3.4

Information(3)

11.5 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.5 (p)11.7

12-month % change

-4.2 -5.7 -6.5 -6.5 -6.5 (p)-5.6

Financial Activities(3)

42.4 42.3 42.5 42.4 42.0 (p)41.7

12-month % change

-1.6 -2.8 -2.5 -2.5 -1.9 (p)-3.7

Professional and Business Services(3)

94.9 96.4 98.4 98.2 97.6 (p)100.4

12-month % change

-8.3 -6.9 -5.3 -5.8 -7.0 (p)-4.6

Education and Health Services(3)

228.8 230.0 226.5 225.5 235.6 (p)238.1

12-month % change

-6.1 -2.4 -2.6 -3.3 -3.2 (p)-4.3

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

36.6 41.8 46.6 47.0 48.6 (p)48.5

12-month % change

-53.0 -45.8 -38.8 -39.1 -38.4 (p)-38.9

Other Services(3)

21.8 24.1 25.1 25.6 25.6 (p)25.8

12-month % change

-24.0 -16.3 -12.5 -10.5 -10.5 (p)-10.1

Government(3)

106.0 105.6 103.3 107.8 110.0 (p)109.2

12-month % change

1.5 2.1 2.1 3.4 3.4 (p)2.4

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

CPI-U, All items(4)

  257.983   259.965   259.979

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

    0.1   0.4   0.8

CPI-W, All items(5)

  259.219   261.328   261.489

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

    0.5   0.8   1.3

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

Data extracted on: November 20, 2020

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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