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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

2019

69.4 69.8 70.2 70.9 71.0 70.6 70.0 70.0 71.0 71.8 72.9 72.1 70.8

2020

71.3 71.4 70.4 61.4 63.1 (p)65.9              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

2.6 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7

2020

2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.8 (p)2.7              

Manufacturing

2019

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

2020

4.9 4.8 4.8 4.1 4.4 (p)4.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

13.6 13.5 13.5 13.4 13.6 13.5 13.3 13.3 13.5 13.7 14.6 14.5 13.7

2020

14.0 13.8 13.5 12.4 12.7 (p)12.8              

Information

2019

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

2020

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4              

Financial Activities

2019

1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

2020

1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 (p)1.7              

Professional & Business Services

2019

5.2 5.1 5.2 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.4

2020

5.5 5.5 5.4 5.1 5.5 (p)5.4              

Educational & Health Services

2019

11.3 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.5 11.4 11.4 11.6 11.8 11.9 11.9 11.6

2020

11.9 11.9 11.8 10.4 10.6 (p)10.7              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

8.0 8.0 8.1 8.4 8.8 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.2 8.0 8.3

2020

8.0 8.1 7.5 3.8 4.6 (p)6.8              

Other Services

2019

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

2020

2.8 2.8 2.8 1.9 1.9 (p)2.2              

Government

2019

19.1 19.3 19.4 19.6 19.2 19.0 19.0 18.6 19.4 19.7 19.8 19.6 19.3

2020

19.4 19.7 19.7 18.9 18.5 (p)18.5              

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

2019

(1)79,294 (1)79,061 (1)79,490 (1)79,157 (1)78,676 (1)79,134 (1)79,191 (1)78,973 (1)78,818 (1)80,257 (1)80,546 (1)80,327 (1)79,411

2020

80,865 80,309 78,164 77,949 79,530 (p)82,123              

Employment

2019

(1)76,090 (1)75,826 (1)76,375 (1)76,232 (1)75,742 (1)75,389 (1)75,275 (1)75,120 (1)75,393 (1)76,861 (1)77,516 (1)77,341 (1)76,097

2020

77,207 76,804 73,760 65,615 66,148 (p)70,564              

Unemployment

2019

(1)3,204 (1)3,235 (1)3,115 (1)2,925 (1)2,934 (1)3,745 (1)3,916 (1)3,853 (1)3,425 (1)3,396 (1)3,030 (1)2,986 (1)3,314

2020

3,658 3,505 4,404 12,334 13,382 (p)11,559              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)4.0 (1)4.1 (1)3.9 (1)3.7 (1)3.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.3 (1)4.2 (1)3.8 (1)3.7 (1)4.2

2020

4.5 4.4 5.6 15.8 16.8 (p)14.1              

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

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