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Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2019

464.9 464.9 466.4 465.5 465.0 464.8 466.3 467.6 466.4 466.5 466.9 465.9

2020

469.3 472.4 465.3 387.9 395.3 414.8 421.7 426.7 426.9 430.5 (p)429.3  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

23.3 23.0 23.2 22.9 22.9 22.9 22.8 22.7 22.7 22.9 22.8 22.5

2020

23.2 23.2 23.0 20.2 20.8 21.0 21.3 21.3 21.4 21.1 (p)21.9  

Manufacturing

2019

27.4 27.4 27.4 27.4 27.2 27.1 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.2 27.1 27.0

2020

27.0 27.0 26.8 23.5 23.9 24.6 24.5 25.0 25.0 25.0 (p)25.0  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

81.2 81.5 81.6 81.3 81.0 80.9 81.0 80.9 80.7 80.8 81.7 82.3

2020

82.6 82.7 82.7 69.0 69.5 74.3 74.2 76.6 77.4 79.3 (p)79.8  

Financial Activities

2019

47.8 47.7 47.7 47.9 47.8 47.6 47.6 47.6 47.8 47.6 47.5 47.6

2020

47.8 47.6 47.3 46.9 46.4 46.2 46.2 46.2 46.0 45.6 (p)45.4  

Professional & Business Services

2019

63.2 63.4 63.5 63.3 63.2 63.2 63.6 64.2 63.9 63.3 62.9 62.2

2020

63.8 65.4 64.9 56.0 58.4 58.4 58.2 58.4 57.9 58.6 (p)57.1  

Educational & Health Services

2019

80.9 80.8 81.2 81.0 81.0 81.1 81.1 81.5 81.4 81.2 81.1 81.3

2020

81.6 81.8 81.1 68.6 70.0 72.0 73.5 74.3 73.8 74.1 (p)73.5  

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

52.3 52.2 52.9 53.0 53.1 53.0 53.5 53.4 53.3 53.2 53.3 53.2

2020

53.3 53.4 49.5 22.6 25.2 35.2 39.2 39.2 40.4 42.5 (p)42.8  

Other Services

2019

18.6 18.5 18.5 18.6 18.6 18.6 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.9 19.0 18.8

2020

19.1 19.1 18.4 12.6 13.3 15.1 15.9 16.2 16.3 16.5 (p)16.2  

Government

2019

66.3 66.5 66.5 66.3 66.3 66.5 67.0 67.5 66.8 67.5 67.5 67.2

2020

67.1 68.4 67.9 65.0 64.3 64.5 65.2 66.1 65.3 64.4 (p)64.2  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2019

484,902 485,355 485,708 486,041 486,431 486,936 487,583 488,173 488,694 488,997 488,945 488,861

2020

488,917 489,276 477,377 463,508 472,672 486,725 505,590 500,871 487,778 480,859 (p)476,243  

Employment

2019

467,818 468,169 468,349 468,449 468,549 468,707 468,959 469,178 469,406 469,532 469,497 469,461

2020

469,519 470,043 453,613 394,223 397,743 425,185 452,611 456,153 447,125 453,693 (p)451,825  

Unemployment

2019

17,084 17,186 17,359 17,592 17,882 18,229 18,624 18,995 19,288 19,465 19,448 19,400

2020

19,398 19,233 23,764 69,285 74,929 61,540 52,979 44,718 40,653 27,166 (p)24,418  

Unemployment Rate

2019

3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0

2020

4.0 3.9 5.0 14.9 15.9 12.6 10.5 8.9 8.3 5.6 (p)5.1  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary