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Dover, DE: 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
Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

67.2 67.4 68.4 69.2 69.5 69.0 69.2 68.8 69.0 69.6 70.2 70.2 69.0

2022

68.7 69.4 69.9 70.3 (p)70.3                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9

2022

2.8 2.8 2.8 3.0 (p)3.0                

Manufacturing

2021

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9

2022

4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 (p)5.0                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

13.2 13.0 13.2 13.2 13.4 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.4 13.8 14.2 14.6 13.5

2022

14.2 14.2 14.3 14.1 (p)13.9                

Information

2021

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

2022

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4                

Financial Activities

2021

1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9

2022

1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 (p)1.9                

Professional & Business Services

2021

5.8 5.8 6.0 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.2

2022

6.2 6.3 6.3 6.5 (p)6.4                

Educational & Health Services

2021

10.8 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.1 10.7 10.6 10.5 10.4 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.7

2022

10.2 10.3 10.3 10.3 (p)10.3                

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

6.2 6.2 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.7

2022

6.5 6.5 6.7 6.9 (p)7.5                

Other Services

2021

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

2022

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 (p)2.6                

Government

2021

18.8 19.1 19.3 19.5 19.3 19.2 19.0 18.8 19.4 19.6 19.7 19.5 19.3

2022

19.0 19.4 19.6 19.6 (p)19.3                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

(1)81,006 (1)81,154 (1)81,814 (1)82,027 (1)81,224 (1)82,785 (1)81,713 (1)80,947 (1)80,091 (1)80,891 (1)81,330 (1)81,691 (1)81,389

2022

82,705 82,018 82,128 81,725 (p)81,220                

Employment

2021

(1)75,572 (1)75,655 (1)76,407 (1)76,740 (1)76,241 (1)76,023 (1)75,754 (1)75,531 (1)75,651 (1)76,695 (1)77,622 (1)77,953 (1)76,320

2022

77,887 77,779 77,808 77,570 (p)77,170                

Unemployment

2021

(1)5,434 (1)5,499 (1)5,407 (1)5,287 (1)4,983 (1)6,762 (1)5,959 (1)5,416 (1)4,440 (1)4,196 (1)3,708 (1)3,738 (1)5,069

2022

4,818 4,239 4,320 4,155 (p)4,050                

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)6.7 (1)6.8 (1)6.6 (1)6.4 (1)6.1 (1)8.2 (1)7.3 (1)6.7 (1)5.5 (1)5.2 (1)4.6 (1)4.6 (1)6.2

2022

5.8 5.2 5.3 5.1 (p)5.0                

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

The Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Kent County in Delaware.