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

2016

351.9 351.6 355.5 359.4 359.9 360.1 357.4 355.6 358.0 360.2 363.2 363.6 358.0

2017

352.5 354.6 355.8 360.8 363.5 (p)363.6              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

15.6 15.9 16.8 16.7 16.6 16.8 17.0 17.2 17.2 16.8 16.6 16.5 16.6

2017

15.7 15.9 16.2 16.9 17.5 (p)17.3              

Manufacturing

2016

17.5 17.3 17.3 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.6 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.5

2017

16.9 16.8 16.8 17.1 17.1 (p)17.1              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

64.9 64.3 64.8 65.4 65.3 65.0 64.9 65.2 65.7 65.9 66.7 67.4 65.5

2017

65.1 64.6 64.6 65.3 64.8 (p)64.7              

Information

2016

3.9 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

2017

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9              

Financial Activities

2016

43.4 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.2 43.7 43.7 43.7 43.2 43.3 43.1 43.3 43.4

2017

43.5 43.3 43.2 43.6 43.9 (p)44.3              

Professional & Business Services

2016

52.8 51.7 51.6 52.6 52.8 54.2 53.7 52.7 52.0 52.4 55.2 55.0 53.1

2017

51.8 50.4 50.9 52.0 52.6 (p)54.2              

Educational & Health Services

2016

61.0 61.2 61.5 61.8 61.9 61.8 61.8 61.6 62.1 63.0 63.6 64.0 62.1

2017

62.8 64.1 64.1 64.6 64.7 (p)63.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

31.6 32.0 33.0 34.2 35.1 35.2 35.6 35.5 34.7 34.7 34.0 33.3 34.1

2017

31.9 33.0 32.9 33.9 35.5 (p)37.1              

Other Services

2016

14.2 14.3 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.5 14.6 14.4 14.5 14.4 14.5 14.5

2017

14.3 14.3 14.4 14.6 14.6 (p)14.8              

Government

2016

47.0 47.6 48.8 49.2 49.1 47.1 44.5 43.5 47.2 48.4 48.5 48.6 47.5

2017

46.6 48.3 48.8 48.9 48.9 (p)46.9              

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

2016

(r)380,280 (r)380,606 (r)381,758 (r)380,047 (r)376,892 (r)378,502 (r)379,408 (r)375,308 (r)372,672 (r)376,322 (r)377,903 (r)379,765 (r)378,289

2017

377,265 380,776 381,392 381,140 (p)378,438                

Employment

2016

(r)361,227 (r)361,933 (r)364,048 (r)363,331 (r)360,724 (r)359,502 (r)360,741 (r)357,248 (r)355,759 (r)359,962 (r)363,035 (r)364,943 (r)361,038

2017

359,163 362,094 363,683 364,159 (p)361,685                

Unemployment

2016

(r)19,053 (r)18,673 (r)17,710 (r)16,716 (r)16,168 (r)19,000 (r)18,667 (r)18,060 (r)16,913 (r)16,360 (r)14,868 (r)14,822 (r)17,251

2017

18,102 18,682 17,709 16,981 (p)16,753                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.6 (r)4.4 (r)4.3 (r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.8 (r)4.5 (r)4.3 (r)3.9 (r)3.9 (r)4.6

2017

4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 (p)4.4                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

 

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

2016

(r)297,182 (r)297,380 (r)298,107 (r)296,900 (r)293,837 (r)294,655 (r)295,302 (r)292,611 (r)290,106 (r)293,481 (r)294,935 (r)296,600 (r)295,092

2017

294,371 297,475 297,985 297,724 (p)295,063                

Employment

2016

(r)283,325 (r)283,953 (r)285,331 (r)284,595 (r)281,998 (r)280,539 (r)281,563 (r)279,280 (r)277,571 (r)281,315 (r)284,047 (r)285,845 (r)282,447

2017

281,021 283,650 284,782 284,578 (p)282,256                

Unemployment

2016

(r)13,857 (r)13,427 (r)12,776 (r)12,305 (r)11,839 (r)14,116 (r)13,739 (r)13,331 (r)12,535 (r)12,166 (r)10,888 (r)10,755 (r)12,645

2017

13,350 13,825 13,203 13,146 (p)12,807                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)4.7 (r)4.5 (r)4.3 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)4.8 (r)4.7 (r)4.6 (r)4.3 (r)4.1 (r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)4.3

2017

4.5 4.6 4.4 4.4 (p)4.3                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

 

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

2016

(r)52,385 (r)52,311 (r)52,546 (r)52,501 (r)52,285 (r)53,143 (r)53,297 (r)52,374 (r)52,245 (r)52,529 (r)52,605 (r)52,753 (r)52,581

2017

52,537 52,781 53,070 53,172 (p)52,947                

Employment

2016

(r)49,319 (r)49,227 (r)49,732 (r)50,013 (r)49,867 (r)50,341 (r)50,530 (r)49,614 (r)49,750 (r)50,043 (r)50,233 (r)50,348 (r)49,918

2017

49,674 49,903 50,263 50,804 (p)50,585                

Unemployment

2016

(r)3,066 (r)3,084 (r)2,814 (r)2,488 (r)2,418 (r)2,802 (r)2,767 (r)2,760 (r)2,495 (r)2,486 (r)2,372 (r)2,405 (r)2,663

2017

2,863 2,878 2,807 2,368 (p)2,362                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)5.9 (r)5.9 (r)5.4 (r)4.7 (r)4.6 (r)5.3 (r)5.2 (r)5.3 (r)4.8 (r)4.7 (r)4.5 (r)4.6 (r)5.1

2017

5.4 5.5 5.3 4.5 (p)4.5                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

 

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

2016

(r)30,713 (r)30,915 (r)31,105 (r)30,646 (r)30,770 (r)30,704 (r)30,809 (r)30,323 (r)30,321 (r)30,312 (r)30,363 (r)30,412 (r)30,616

2017

30,357 30,520 30,337 30,244 (p)30,428                

Employment

2016

(r)28,583 (r)28,753 (r)28,985 (r)28,723 (r)28,859 (r)28,622 (r)28,648 (r)28,354 (r)28,438 (r)28,604 (r)28,755 (r)28,750 (r)28,673

2017

28,468 28,541 28,638 28,777 (p)28,844                

Unemployment

2016

(r)2,130 (r)2,162 (r)2,120 (r)1,923 (r)1,911 (r)2,082 (r)2,161 (r)1,969 (r)1,883 (r)1,708 (r)1,608 (r)1,662 (r)1,943

2017

1,889 1,979 1,699 1,467 (p)1,584                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)6.9 (r)7.0 (r)6.8 (r)6.3 (r)6.2 (r)6.8 (r)7.0 (r)6.5 (r)6.2 (r)5.6 (r)5.3 (r)5.5 (r)6.3

2017

6.2 6.5 5.6 4.9 (p)5.2                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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.