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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

2021

345.5 346.2 348.9 350.9 350.7 349.4 351.8 349.4 349.9 356.3 357.7 358.3 351.3

2022

348.3 351.9 353.3 357.6 359.4 (p)361.8              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

16.1 15.8 16.7 16.9 16.7 16.8 17.2 17.0 16.9 17.7 17.4 17.3 16.9

2022

16.5 16.6 16.8 17.7 17.7 (p)17.6              

Manufacturing

2021

16.1 15.9 15.9 15.9 15.9 15.9 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.3 16.4 16.8 16.1

2022

16.2 16.2 16.3 16.6 17.0 (p)17.1              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

71.1 69.7 68.8 67.8 67.2 66.7 67.9 67.6 68.7 70.6 71.8 73.0 69.2

2022

69.9 69.9 69.4 69.9 69.4 (p)70.0              

Information

2021

2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7

2022

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 (p)2.8              

Financial Activities

2021

43.1 43.2 43.2 43.1 43.1 43.3 43.3 43.1 42.7 43.5 43.6 43.4 43.2

2022

43.6 43.5 43.4 43.4 43.5 (p)43.6              

Professional & Business Services

2021

49.1 49.7 50.1 50.8 50.5 50.5 51.1 50.8 49.9 51.8 51.6 51.8 50.6

2022

50.2 51.3 51.1 51.3 51.3 (p)52.6              

Educational & Health Services

2021

61.1 61.3 61.6 62.0 61.8 60.8 60.7 60.3 60.0 60.4 60.5 60.1 60.9

2022

59.6 60.0 60.0 60.5 60.3 (p)60.1              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

25.9 26.4 27.4 28.7 30.2 31.6 32.4 32.2 31.2 30.2 30.1 29.3 29.6

2022

27.7 28.2 29.5 31.3 33.4 (p)35.9              

Other Services

2021

13.6 13.7 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.9 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 13.8

2022

14.0 14.1 14.0 14.1 14.2 (p)14.0              

Government

2021

46.8 47.9 48.9 49.3 48.9 47.3 46.5 45.5 47.7 49.0 49.5 49.8 48.1

2022

47.8 49.3 50.0 50.0 49.8 (p)48.1              

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

2021

(1)385,701 (1)388,170 (1)389,659 (1)388,622 (1)384,134 (1)385,465 (1)386,199 (1)382,866 (1)380,321 (1)385,797 (1)387,943 (1)388,908 (1)386,149

2022

(2)389,315 (2)388,511 388,556 387,244 386,357 (p)386,822              

Employment

2021

(1)361,975 (1)364,517 (1)366,582 (1)366,637 (1)363,334 (1)361,394 (1)362,842 (1)360,303 (1)361,137 (1)367,523 (1)371,597 (1)372,759 (1)365,050

2022

(2)369,776 (2)370,708 371,061 371,237 370,371 (p)367,993              

Unemployment

2021

(1)23,726 (1)23,653 (1)23,077 (1)21,985 (1)20,800 (1)24,071 (1)23,357 (1)22,563 (1)19,184 (1)18,274 (1)16,346 (1)16,149 (1)21,099

2022

(2)19,539 (2)17,803 17,495 16,007 15,986 (p)18,829              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)6.2 (1)6.1 (1)5.9 (1)5.7 (1)5.4 (1)6.2 (1)6.0 (1)5.9 (1)5.0 (1)4.7 (1)4.2 (1)4.2 (1)5.5

2022

(2)5.0 (2)4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 (p)4.9              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(2) Corrected.
(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

2021

(1)302,826 (1)305,165 (1)306,590 (1)306,115 (1)301,556 (1)302,763 (1)302,524 (1)300,084 (1)298,316 (1)302,906 (1)305,689 (1)306,584 (1)303,427

2022

307,602 306,804 306,578 305,721 304,082 (p)303,882              

Employment

2021

(1)284,537 (1)287,010 (1)288,786 (1)288,908 (1)285,763 (1)284,447 (1)284,697 (1)282,874 (1)283,786 (1)288,944 (1)293,413 (1)294,409 (1)287,298

2022

292,204 292,989 292,845 292,676 291,293 (p)289,036              

Unemployment

2021

(1)18,289 (1)18,155 (1)17,804 (1)17,207 (1)15,793 (1)18,316 (1)17,827 (1)17,210 (1)14,530 (1)13,962 (1)12,276 (1)12,175 (1)16,129

2022

15,398 13,815 13,733 13,045 12,789 (p)14,846              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)6.0 (1)5.9 (1)5.8 (1)5.6 (1)5.2 (1)6.0 (1)5.9 (1)5.7 (1)4.9 (1)4.6 (1)4.0 (1)4.0 (1)5.3

2022

5.0 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.2 (p)4.9              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(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

2021

(1)52,317 (1)52,321 (1)52,500 (1)52,090 (1)51,896 (1)52,131 (1)52,808 (1)51,916 (1)52,046 (1)52,685 (1)52,575 (1)52,760 (1)52,338

2022

(2)51,997 (2)52,282 52,639 52,153 52,539 (p)53,661              

Employment

2021

(1)49,488 (1)49,487 (1)49,721 (1)49,519 (1)49,149 (1)48,938 (1)49,843 (1)48,913 (1)49,405 (1)50,132 (1)50,147 (1)50,392 (1)49,595

2022

(2)49,699 (2)49,944 50,386 50,467 50,613 (p)51,006              

Unemployment

2021

(1)2,829 (1)2,834 (1)2,779 (1)2,571 (1)2,747 (1)3,193 (1)2,965 (1)3,003 (1)2,641 (1)2,553 (1)2,428 (1)2,368 (1)2,743

2022

(2)2,298 (2)2,338 2,253 1,686 1,926 (p)2,655              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)5.4 (1)5.4 (1)5.3 (1)4.9 (1)5.3 (1)6.1 (1)5.6 (1)5.8 (1)5.1 (1)4.8 (1)4.6 (1)4.5 (1)5.2

2022

(2)4.4 (2)4.5 4.3 3.2 3.7 (p)4.9              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(2) Corrected.
(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

2021

(1)30,558 (1)30,684 (1)30,569 (1)30,417 (1)30,682 (1)30,571 (1)30,867 (1)30,866 (1)29,959 (1)30,206 (1)29,679 (1)29,564 (1)30,386

2022

29,716 29,425 29,339 29,370 29,736 (p)29,279              

Employment

2021

(1)27,950 (1)28,020 (1)28,075 (1)28,210 (1)28,422 (1)28,009 (1)28,302 (1)28,516 (1)27,946 (1)28,447 (1)28,037 (1)27,958 (1)28,158

2022

27,873 27,775 27,830 28,094 28,465 (p)27,951              

Unemployment

2021

(1)2,608 (1)2,664 (1)2,494 (1)2,207 (1)2,260 (1)2,562 (1)2,565 (1)2,350 (1)2,013 (1)1,759 (1)1,642 (1)1,606 (1)2,228

2022

1,843 1,650 1,509 1,276 1,271 (p)1,328              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)8.5 (1)8.7 (1)8.2 (1)7.3 (1)7.4 (1)8.4 (1)8.3 (1)7.6 (1)6.7 (1)5.8 (1)5.5 (1)5.4 (1)7.3

2022

6.2 5.6 5.1 4.3 4.3 (p)4.5              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(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.