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Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: 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
Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2019

358.6 359.4 362.9 365.5 365.8 364.4 364.0 362.1 363.0 366.0 368.1 366.8 363.9

2020

359.1 363.4 362.1 309.0 316.7 (p)331.6              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

16.8 16.5 17.2 17.8 17.4 17.6 17.5 17.6 17.5 17.7 17.6 17.2 17.4

2020

16.6 16.4 16.4 14.4 15.0 (p)15.8              

Manufacturing

2019

18.4 18.5 18.6 18.6 18.6 18.7 18.8 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.6

2020

18.7 18.9 18.7 17.1 17.1 (p)17.5              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

65.4 64.9 65.3 65.3 65.2 65.3 64.8 64.7 65.3 65.6 67.7 68.5 65.7

2020

66.3 66.0 66.8 56.7 56.1 (p)60.2              

Information

2019

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1

2020

3.0 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.8 (p)2.8              

Financial Activities

2019

43.8 43.9 43.9 43.9 43.8 44.0 44.1 43.8 43.5 43.8 43.8 43.9 43.9

2020

43.3 43.3 43.2 42.7 42.7 (p)42.6              

Professional & Business Services

2019

52.3 51.5 51.8 52.1 51.9 52.3 52.7 52.8 52.1 53.1 53.7 52.3 52.4

2020

52.1 53.0 53.2 46.9 48.6 (p)49.8              

Educational & Health Services

2019

63.6 64.1 64.4 64.1 64.2 63.5 63.9 63.7 63.9 64.2 64.4 64.9 64.1

2020

64.8 65.1 64.4 54.4 56.5 (p)57.6              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

33.1 33.6 34.5 35.9 37.1 37.6 37.7 37.2 36.0 34.7 33.8 33.4 35.4

2020

31.9 32.8 31.3 15.0 18.5 (p)25.3              

Other Services

2019

14.0 14.0 14.0 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.2 14.4 14.4 14.3 14.2

2020

14.2 14.2 14.0 10.0 10.7 (p)12.8              

Government

2019

48.1 49.3 50.1 50.6 50.2 48.1 47.1 46.2 48.7 50.7 50.9 50.6 49.2

2020

48.2 50.7 51.1 49.0 48.7 (p)47.2              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2019

(1)383,263 (1)384,107 (1)385,134 (1)384,493 (1)381,139 (1)380,628 (1)382,665 (1)380,824 (1)379,255 (1)383,287 (1)384,610 (1)383,958 (1)382,781

2020

382,827 386,884 379,832 363,964 368,209 (p)381,435              

Employment

2019

(1)368,280 (1)369,344 (1)370,931 (1)371,512 (1)368,061 (1)364,915 (1)366,363 (1)364,571 (1)364,284 (1)368,475 (1)371,026 (1)370,563 (1)368,194

2020

366,923 371,550 362,111 314,780 316,800 (p)335,061              

Unemployment

2019

(1)14,983 (1)14,763 (1)14,203 (1)12,981 (1)13,078 (1)15,713 (1)16,302 (1)16,253 (1)14,971 (1)14,812 (1)13,584 (1)13,395 (1)14,587

2020

15,904 15,334 17,721 49,184 51,409 (p)46,374              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)3.9 (1)3.8 (1)3.7 (1)3.4 (1)3.4 (1)4.1 (1)4.3 (1)4.3 (1)3.9 (1)3.9 (1)3.5 (1)3.5 (1)3.8

2020

4.2 4.0 4.7 13.5 14.0 (p)12.2              

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

 

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

New Castle County, Del.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2019

(1)300,932 (1)301,679 (1)302,554 (1)302,106 (1)298,507 (1)298,263 (1)299,148 (1)298,079 (1)297,006 (1)300,235 (1)301,843 (1)301,422 (1)300,148

2020

299,783 302,963 295,841 285,481 289,260 (p)300,227              

Employment

2019

(1)290,053 (1)291,042 (1)292,146 (1)292,119 (1)288,526 (1)286,113 (1)286,785 (1)285,618 (1)285,272 (1)288,693 (1)291,497 (1)291,335 (1)289,100

2020

287,848 291,572 281,765 245,241 245,981 (p)261,849              

Unemployment

2019

(1)10,879 (1)10,637 (1)10,408 (1)9,987 (1)9,981 (1)12,150 (1)12,363 (1)12,461 (1)11,734 (1)11,542 (1)10,346 (1)10,087 (1)11,048

2020

11,935 11,391 14,076 40,240 43,279 (p)38,378              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)3.6 (1)3.5 (1)3.4 (1)3.3 (1)3.3 (1)4.1 (1)4.1 (1)4.2 (1)4.0 (1)3.8 (1)3.4 (1)3.3 (1)3.7

2020

4.0 3.8 4.8 14.1 15.0 (p)12.8              

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

 

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

Cecil County, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2019

(1)53,455 (1)53,502 (1)53,746 (1)53,416 (1)53,266 (1)53,436 (1)54,108 (1)53,433 (1)53,095 (1)53,501 (1)53,266 (1)53,208 (1)53,453

2020

53,675 54,090 54,082 49,074 49,177 (p)51,509              

Employment

2019

(1)51,024 (1)50,987 (1)51,397 (1)51,518 (1)51,309 (1)51,161 (1)51,693 (1)51,104 (1)51,198 (1)51,608 (1)51,425 (1)51,451 (1)51,323

2020

51,532 51,871 51,957 44,369 45,008 (p)47,859              

Unemployment

2019

(1)2,431 (1)2,515 (1)2,349 (1)1,898 (1)1,957 (1)2,275 (1)2,415 (1)2,329 (1)1,897 (1)1,893 (1)1,841 (1)1,757 (1)2,130

2020

2,143 2,219 2,125 4,705 4,169 (p)3,650              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)4.5 (1)4.7 (1)4.4 (1)3.6 (1)3.7 (1)4.3 (1)4.5 (1)4.4 (1)3.6 (1)3.5 (1)3.5 (1)3.3 (1)4.0

2020

4.0 4.1 3.9 9.6 8.5 (p)7.1              

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

 

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

Salem County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2019

(1)28,876 (1)28,926 (1)28,834 (1)28,971 (1)29,366 (1)28,929 (1)29,409 (1)29,312 (1)29,154 (1)29,551 (1)29,501 (1)29,328 (1)29,180

2020

29,369 29,831 29,909 29,409 29,772 (p)29,699              

Employment

2019

(1)27,203 (1)27,315 (1)27,388 (1)27,875 (1)28,226 (1)27,641 (1)27,885 (1)27,849 (1)27,814 (1)28,174 (1)28,104 (1)27,777 (1)27,771

2020

27,543 28,107 28,389 25,170 25,811 (p)25,353              

Unemployment

2019

(1)1,673 (1)1,611 (1)1,446 (1)1,096 (1)1,140 (1)1,288 (1)1,524 (1)1,463 (1)1,340 (1)1,377 (1)1,397 (1)1,551 (1)1,409

2020

1,826 1,724 1,520 4,239 3,961 (p)4,346              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.0 (1)3.8 (1)3.9 (1)4.5 (1)5.2 (1)5.0 (1)4.6 (1)4.7 (1)4.7 (1)5.3 (1)4.8

2020

6.2 5.8 5.1 14.4 13.3 (p)14.6              

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

The Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J Metropolitan Division (MD) includes New Castle County in Delaware; Cecil County in Maryland; and Salem County in New Jersey.