Erie, PA: 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
Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

126.5 127.0 127.5 129.6 129.8 128.5 127.5 127.7 130.0 129.4 129.6 128.5 128.5

2017

125.2 126.6 127.3 128.2 129.3 129.4 128.8 129.1 130.9 130.7 (p)131.5    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

3.6 3.5 3.6 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.8 4.0

2017

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.1 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 (p)4.2    

Manufacturing

2016

21.0 20.4 19.9 19.8 19.9 20.0 20.0 19.7 19.6 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.9

2017

19.3 19.4 19.4 19.2 19.2 19.5 19.7 19.5 19.4 19.5 (p)19.5    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

22.1 21.9 22.1 22.3 22.5 22.5 22.3 22.2 22.4 22.2 22.8 23.0 22.4

2017

21.9 21.8 21.9 21.9 22.0 22.7 22.5 22.5 22.8 22.8 (p)23.5    

Information

2016

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

2017

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 (p)1.1    

Financial Activities

2016

6.2 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.2

2017

6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.3 (p)6.4    

Professional & Business Services

2016

9.5 9.7 9.7 10.3 10.3 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.4 10.3 10.0 10.1

2017

9.8 9.9 9.9 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.4 10.3 10.3 (p)10.3    

Educational & Health Services

2016

28.5 28.9 29.1 29.3 28.4 27.8 27.7 27.6 29.0 29.3 29.5 29.0 28.7

2017

28.7 29.2 29.5 29.5 29.1 28.4 28.5 28.4 29.1 29.3 (p)29.6    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

13.0 13.1 13.4 14.1 15.1 15.5 15.4 15.5 15.0 14.1 13.8 13.6 14.3

2017

13.2 13.1 13.4 14.0 15.1 15.9 15.7 15.8 14.9 14.1 (p)13.8    

Other Services

2016

5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.8 6.0

2017

5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.9 (p)5.9    

Government

2016

15.6 16.3 16.4 16.3 16.1 14.7 14.1 14.7 16.2 16.4 16.4 16.4 15.8

2017

15.6 16.4 16.3 16.3 16.2 14.8 14.1 14.6 16.6 17.1 (p)17.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

133,909 134,321 134,829 134,887 135,087 135,190 136,003 134,894 134,919 133,504 132,816 131,552 134,326

2017

130,951 131,659 132,064 132,130 132,721 133,206 133,900 132,307 132,117 130,635 (p)131,422    

Employment

2016

125,115 125,422 125,339 126,184 126,455 125,896 126,284 125,593 126,279 125,106 124,988 123,563 125,519

2017

122,278 123,000 123,915 124,572 124,786 125,422 125,802 124,836 125,716 124,556 (p)125,030    

Unemployment

2016

8,794 8,899 9,490 8,703 8,632 9,294 9,719 9,301 8,640 8,398 7,828 7,989 8,807

2017

8,673 8,659 8,149 7,558 7,935 7,784 8,098 7,471 6,401 6,079 (p)6,392    

Unemployment Rate

2016

6.6 6.6 7.0 6.5 6.4 6.9 7.1 6.9 6.4 6.3 5.9 6.1 6.6

2017

6.6 6.6 6.2 5.7 6.0 5.8 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.7 (p)4.9    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Erie County in Pennsylvania.