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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

2022

119.1 120.8 122.0 123.5 124.1 123.8 123.1 122.4 123.8 124.6 124.8 124.5 123.0

2023

123.2 123.5 124.1 124.6 125.3 125.1 123.4 123.9 126.3 126.2 126.3 (p)125.7  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2022

3.7 3.7 3.9 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.3

2023

4.2 4.1 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4 (p)4.3  

Manufacturing

2022

18.2 18.4 18.6 18.6 18.6 18.8 19.0 19.0 18.9 18.9 18.9 19.0 18.7

2023

19.0 19.0 19.0 18.9 18.9 19.2 17.9 17.9 19.2 19.2 19.2 (p)19.2  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

20.0 19.9 20.0 20.0 20.3 20.3 20.3 20.2 20.1 20.4 20.8 21.1 20.3

2023

20.6 20.3 20.3 20.3 20.5 20.5 20.3 20.2 20.5 20.6 21.0 (p)21.1  

Information

2022

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

2023

1.1 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

2022

6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 6.9

2023

6.9 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 (p)6.9  

Professional & Business Services

2022

9.4 9.4 9.4 9.8 9.9 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.7 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.6

2023

9.5 9.5 9.5 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.6 (p)9.5  

Educational & Health Services

2022

27.6 28.4 28.6 28.6 28.4 27.5 27.3 27.3 28.5 29.0 29.0 28.8 28.3

2023

28.7 29.0 29.2 29.1 28.8 28.3 28.3 28.6 29.4 29.7 29.8 (p)29.6  

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

12.1 12.3 12.6 13.2 14.0 14.7 14.7 14.6 13.6 13.4 13.1 13.0 13.4

2023

12.9 12.8 13.1 13.6 14.3 14.8 14.9 14.8 13.8 13.3 13.0 (p)13.0  

Other Services

2022

5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.6

2023

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

Government

2022

14.7 15.2 15.4 15.5 14.9 14.4 13.6 13.4 14.8 15.0 15.0 14.9 14.7

2023

14.6 15.0 15.2 15.0 14.8 14.0 13.6 14.1 15.2 15.4 15.4 (p)15.1  

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

2022

124,991 125,414 126,184 125,805 126,901 127,182 127,083 126,664 125,861 126,058 124,860 124,734 125,979

2023

126,439 126,064 125,615 123,997 124,932 125,414 125,247 126,280 125,011 125,234 125,309 (p)124,252  

Employment

2022

117,640 118,409 119,615 120,055 121,212 120,487 120,288 119,576 120,548 120,692 119,219 119,073 119,735

2023

119,574 119,093 119,942 119,675 120,239 120,265 119,411 119,653 121,174 121,098 121,355 (p)120,153  

Unemployment

2022

7,351 7,005 6,569 5,750 5,689 6,695 6,795 7,088 5,313 5,366 5,641 5,661 6,244

2023

6,865 6,971 5,673 4,322 4,693 5,149 5,836 6,627 3,837 4,136 3,954 (p)4,099  

Unemployment Rate

2022

5.9 5.6 5.2 4.6 4.5 5.3 5.3 5.6 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.5 5.0

2023

5.4 5.5 4.5 3.5 3.8 4.1 4.7 5.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 (p)3.3  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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