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Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2019

454.5 455.9 461.0 464.9 468.3 470.3 470.9 469.2 466.6 468.5 469.7 468.0 465.7

2020

459.0 463.6 459.8 387.8 398.8 419.6 427.3 427.8 427.4 432.7 (p)432.1    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

22.2 22.1 22.8 23.0 23.1 23.4 23.3 23.3 23.0 23.2 23.0 22.7 22.9

2020

22.2 22.1 22.3 20.1 21.0 21.4 22.0 21.9 21.5 21.6 (p)21.9    

Manufacturing

2019

27.3 27.4 27.3 27.3 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.3 27.2 27.3 27.2 27.1 27.3

2020

26.8 26.8 26.7 23.4 23.8 24.7 24.7 25.0 25.0 25.1 (p)25.1    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

80.3 79.9 80.3 80.4 80.5 80.9 80.9 80.6 80.1 80.3 83.3 84.5 81.0

2020

81.3 81.1 81.5 68.8 69.4 74.9 75.3 76.7 77.2 79.2 (p)81.2    

Information

2019

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.9

2020

3.8 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 (p)3.4    

Financial Activities

2019

47.5 47.6 47.6 47.7 47.6 47.9 48.1 47.8 47.5 47.6 47.5 47.7 47.7

2020

47.5 47.2 47.1 46.6 46.3 46.5 46.6 46.4 46.0 45.6 (p)45.3    

Professional & Business Services

2019

61.9 61.6 62.1 63.0 63.0 63.7 64.2 64.7 63.4 64.4 64.7 63.2 63.3

2020

62.7 63.3 63.6 56.1 58.9 59.2 58.6 58.0 57.3 59.3 (p)58.8    

Educational & Health Services

2019

80.2 80.8 81.4 81.4 81.4 80.7 80.4 80.6 81.0 81.4 81.5 81.8 81.1

2020

81.2 81.9 81.2 68.8 70.3 71.6 73.0 73.7 73.7 74.4 (p)74.2    

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

47.4 47.7 49.4 51.7 55.1 58.2 59.4 58.7 54.9 52.4 50.4 49.8 52.9

2020

48.3 49.4 46.0 21.5 26.7 39.9 44.9 44.1 42.0 42.0 (p)40.4    

Other Services

2019

18.4 18.3 18.3 18.7 18.7 19.0 18.9 18.9 18.6 19.1 19.0 18.8 18.7

2020

18.8 18.9 18.3 12.7 13.3 15.4 16.3 16.3 16.2 16.4 (p)16.1    

Government

2019

65.4 66.6 67.9 67.9 67.8 65.3 64.5 63.4 67.0 68.9 69.1 68.6 66.9

2020

66.4 69.1 69.4 66.3 65.6 62.5 62.4 62.3 65.1 65.7 (p)65.7    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2019

483,380 483,342 486,109 486,111 484,877 490,751 492,940 490,824 484,356 487,774 488,408 488,289 487,263

2020

486,541 488,387 477,155 462,965 471,396 490,453 510,795 503,877 484,737 479,126 (p)475,623    

Employment

2019

464,500 464,827 468,240 469,229 468,619 470,852 472,697 470,590 465,447 469,025 471,118 470,989 468,844

2020

465,899 468,625 453,071 394,505 398,310 427,269 456,299 458,000 444,350 452,675 (p)453,346    

Unemployment

2019

18,880 18,515 17,869 16,882 16,258 19,899 20,243 20,234 18,909 18,749 17,290 17,300 18,419

2020

20,642 19,762 24,084 68,460 73,086 63,184 54,496 45,877 40,387 26,451 (p)22,277    

Unemployment Rate

2019

3.9 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.4 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.8

2020

4.2 4.0 5.0 14.8 15.5 12.9 10.7 9.1 8.3 5.5 (p)4.7    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary