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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

2019

125.4 126.8 127.4 128.3 128.5 127.9 127.0 127.4 128.6 128.6 128.7 127.9 127.7

2020

125.2 125.9 125.6 105.5 109.8 (p)112.8              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

3.7 3.7 3.9 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.2

2020

3.7 3.7 3.8 2.4 3.3 (p)3.6              

Manufacturing

2019

19.8 19.9 19.9 20.0 19.9 20.1 20.0 19.8 19.7 19.5 19.5 19.4 19.8

2020

19.3 19.2 18.9 18.0 18.6 (p)18.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

21.3 20.9 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.2 21.2 20.9 21.1 21.8 21.8 21.2

2020

21.0 20.6 20.7 16.6 16.8 (p)17.3              

Information

2019

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

2020

1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 (p)0.9              

Financial Activities

2019

6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5

2020

6.5 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.3 (p)6.4              

Professional & Business Services

2019

10.0 10.1 10.0 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.0 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.1 9.9 10.2

2020

9.7 9.9 9.8 8.0 8.3 (p)8.5              

Educational & Health Services

2019

28.5 29.6 29.5 29.4 28.8 28.1 27.9 28.3 29.2 29.6 29.6 29.4 29.0

2020

29.2 29.5 29.8 28.9 28.8 (p)28.8              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

13.1 13.1 13.5 14.0 14.8 15.3 15.3 15.1 14.6 14.0 13.7 13.7 14.2

2020

13.3 13.3 12.9 4.0 6.4 (p)8.3              

Other Services

2019

5.9 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 6.0

2020

5.8 5.9 5.9 4.6 4.9 (p)5.2              

Government

2019

15.7 16.2 16.2 16.1 15.6 14.7 14.2 14.5 16.0 16.2 16.3 16.3 15.7

2020

15.7 16.4 16.4 15.8 15.5 (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

2019

(1)127,963 (1)128,805 (1)128,543 (1)127,485 (1)127,955 (1)129,310 (1)130,267 (1)129,231 (1)129,126 (1)129,331 (1)129,217 (1)128,865 (1)128,841

2020

128,958 129,859 128,613 126,086 127,309 (p)124,627              

Employment

2019

(1)121,443 (1)122,633 (1)122,538 (1)122,720 (1)122,691 (1)123,285 (1)123,664 (1)123,209 (1)123,832 (1)123,552 (1)123,269 (1)122,483 (1)122,943

2020

121,453 122,373 120,024 104,851 109,562 (p)106,698              

Unemployment

2019

(1)6,520 (1)6,172 (1)6,005 (1)4,765 (1)5,264 (1)6,025 (1)6,603 (1)6,022 (1)5,294 (1)5,779 (1)5,948 (1)6,382 (1)5,898

2020

7,505 7,486 8,589 21,235 17,747 (p)17,929              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)5.1 (1)4.8 (1)4.7 (1)3.7 (1)4.1 (1)4.7 (1)5.1 (1)4.7 (1)4.1 (1)4.5 (1)4.6 (1)5.0 (1)4.6

2020

5.8 5.8 6.7 16.8 13.9 (p)14.4              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

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