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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

2020

360.0 360.5 361.3 316.2 322.6 334.0 338.1 341.0 344.5 351.5 351.0 350.5 344.3

2021

342.9 344.5 346.1 351.0 352.4 354.4 357.7 356.3 355.4 (p)362.7      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

16.7 16.7 17.1 15.6 16.0 16.5 16.5 16.8 16.8 17.1 17.0 16.4 16.6

2021

15.8 15.6 16.7 17.0 17.3 17.4 17.7 18.1 18.4 (p)18.9      

Manufacturing

2020

18.7 18.5 18.5 17.0 17.4 17.6 17.4 17.7 17.6 17.9 17.9 18.0 17.9

2021

18.1 17.8 17.6 17.6 17.5 18.1 18.1 18.1 18.1 (p)18.3      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

65.4 64.7 64.8 56.2 57.4 61.9 63.5 63.6 64.7 66.6 68.0 69.4 63.9

2021

66.1 66.3 66.1 66.3 66.8 67.7 67.7 67.8 68.9 (p)71.1      

Information

2020

3.1 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.9

2021

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 3.0 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9      

Financial Activities

2020

43.8 43.8 43.6 43.1 43.0 43.1 43.4 43.5 43.3 43.2 43.1 43.2 43.3

2021

43.1 43.2 43.2 43.4 43.1 42.7 43.1 43.1 42.5 (p)42.9      

Professional & Business Services

2020

52.8 51.9 52.2 49.7 50.9 50.6 50.4 50.4 50.0 52.3 51.8 52.1 51.3

2021

50.5 50.9 49.9 51.8 50.8 51.2 51.4 51.6 50.1 (p)52.2      

Educational & Health Services

2020

63.4 64.0 63.9 56.8 57.9 58.8 59.2 60.0 60.5 61.0 60.8 60.8 60.6

2021

60.2 60.0 60.4 60.7 60.4 60.5 61.5 61.0 60.4 (p)61.4      

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

33.5 33.9 33.3 17.3 19.6 25.5 27.7 28.1 28.2 29.1 28.1 27.1 27.6

2021

26.5 26.7 27.8 29.6 32.0 34.5 36.1 35.6 33.3 (p)32.6      

Other Services

2020

14.2 14.2 14.1 9.8 10.5 11.9 12.6 12.8 12.8 12.9 12.6 12.4 12.6

2021

12.6 12.7 12.8 13.0 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.0 12.9 (p)12.9      

Government

2020

48.4 49.8 50.8 47.9 47.1 45.3 44.5 45.3 47.8 48.5 48.8 48.3 47.7

2021

47.1 48.4 48.7 48.8 48.7 46.4 45.9 45.1 47.9 (p)49.5      

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

2020

388,293 391,831 383,288 374,763 375,883 376,702 382,167 380,937 375,352 376,045 379,344 378,451 380,255

2021

381,153 384,035 383,901 383,379 378,490 382,924 383,266 380,701 379,109 (p)383,468      

Employment

2020

371,233 375,236 364,477 329,089 329,332 329,505 348,032 350,453 347,992 355,873 358,184 356,241 351,304

2021

356,787 358,909 358,933 360,353 358,356 359,312 361,167 359,273 360,007 (p)365,688      

Unemployment

2020

17,060 16,595 18,811 45,674 46,551 47,197 34,135 30,484 27,360 20,172 21,160 22,210 28,951

2021

24,366 25,126 24,968 23,026 20,134 23,612 22,099 21,428 19,102 (p)17,780      

Unemployment Rate

2020

4.4 4.2 4.9 12.2 12.4 12.5 8.9 8.0 7.3 5.4 5.6 5.9 7.6

2021

6.4 6.5 6.5 6.0 5.3 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.0 (p)4.6      

Footnotes
(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

2020

304,697 307,963 299,400 294,732 295,310 293,737 299,417 298,711 297,508 295,320 298,531 298,349 298,640

2021

300,912 303,356 303,087 302,473 297,131 300,836 299,724 298,250 297,725 (p)301,078      

Employment

2020

291,541 295,174 284,645 257,621 257,075 254,509 272,958 274,968 274,935 279,688 282,897 281,199 275,601

2021

281,896 283,707 283,420 284,234 281,914 283,039 283,014 281,978 283,227 (p)287,539      

Unemployment

2020

13,156 12,789 14,755 37,111 38,235 39,228 26,459 23,743 22,573 15,632 15,634 17,150 23,039

2021

19,016 19,649 19,667 18,239 15,217 17,797 16,710 16,272 14,498 (p)13,539      

Unemployment Rate

2020

4.3 4.2 4.9 12.6 12.9 13.4 8.8 7.9 7.6 5.3 5.2 5.7 7.7

2021

6.3 6.5 6.5 6.0 5.1 5.9 5.6 5.5 4.9 (p)4.5      

Footnotes
(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

2020

54,270 54,348 54,431 50,812 50,972 53,196 52,098 51,985 49,290 51,393 51,091 51,101 52,083

2021

51,065 51,301 51,404 51,514 51,641 52,234 53,336 52,300 52,128 (p)52,607      

Employment

2020

52,069 52,173 52,082 46,576 46,963 49,441 48,293 48,322 46,539 48,794 48,379 48,221 48,988

2021

48,235 48,498 48,646 48,933 49,011 49,078 50,564 49,534 49,627 (p)50,188      

Unemployment

2020

2,201 2,175 2,349 4,236 4,009 3,755 3,805 3,663 2,751 2,599 2,712 2,880 3,095

2021

2,830 2,803 2,758 2,581 2,630 3,156 2,772 2,766 2,501 (p)2,419      

Unemployment Rate

2020

4.1 4.0 4.3 8.3 7.9 7.1 7.3 7.0 5.6 5.1 5.3 5.6 5.9

2021

5.5 5.5 5.4 5.0 5.1 6.0 5.2 5.3 4.8 (p)4.6      

Footnotes
(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

2020

29,326 29,520 29,457 29,219 29,601 29,769 30,652 30,241 28,554 29,332 29,722 29,001 29,532

2021

29,176 29,378 29,410 29,392 29,718 29,854 30,206 30,151 29,256 (p)29,783      

Employment

2020

27,623 27,889 27,750 24,892 25,294 25,555 26,781 27,163 26,518 27,391 26,908 26,821 26,715

2021

26,656 26,704 26,867 27,186 27,431 27,195 27,589 27,761 27,153 (p)27,961      

Unemployment

2020

1,703 1,631 1,707 4,327 4,307 4,214 3,871 3,078 2,036 1,941 2,814 2,180 2,817

2021

2,520 2,674 2,543 2,206 2,287 2,659 2,617 2,390 2,103 (p)1,822      

Unemployment Rate

2020

5.8 5.5 5.8 14.8 14.6 14.2 12.6 10.2 7.1 6.6 9.5 7.5 9.5

2021

8.6 9.1 8.6 7.5 7.7 8.9 8.7 7.9 7.2 (p)6.1      

Footnotes
(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.