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

2016

67.6 67.9 68.5 69.4 69.7 68.7 68.2 68.2 69.2 70.1 69.8 69.3 68.9

2017

68.9 68.7 69.2 69.4 70.3 69.8 69.4 68.6 69.6 69.7 (p)70.1    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

2017

2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 (p)2.5    

Manufacturing

2016

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

2017

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 (p)4.9    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

13.2 13.2 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.3 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.4

2017

13.5 13.3 13.3 13.1 13.1 13.0 12.9 12.7 12.8 13.0 (p)13.5    

Information

2016

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

2017

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4    

Financial Activities

2016

1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

2017

1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8    

Professional & Business Services

2016

4.3 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

2017

4.6 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 (p)5.0    

Educational & Health Services

2016

10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.8 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.1 10.9

2017

11.2 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.3 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.3 11.4 (p)11.5    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

8.0 8.1 8.0 8.4 8.9 8.7 8.5 8.6 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.0 8.4

2017

7.9 7.9 8.0 8.3 8.8 9.0 9.2 9.0 8.7 8.3 (p)8.1    

Other Services

2016

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8

2017

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 (p)2.8    

Government

2016

19.3 19.3 19.7 19.6 19.5 18.9 18.6 18.4 19.4 20.0 20.0 19.6 19.4

2017

19.6 19.7 19.8 19.8 19.7 19.3 18.8 18.4 19.6 19.6 (p)19.6    

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

2016

78,309 78,062 78,405 78,116 77,564 77,144 76,835 76,728 76,385 77,942 77,655 77,345 77,541

2017

78,496 78,307 78,753 78,039 77,925 78,309 77,753 77,283 77,111 77,497 (p)77,748    

Employment

2016

74,287 74,139 74,648 74,522 74,043 73,051 72,859 72,807 72,802 74,406 74,542 74,217 73,860

2017

74,552 74,189 74,907 74,240 74,195 73,857 73,152 72,668 73,197 73,859 (p)74,403    

Unemployment

2016

4,022 3,923 3,757 3,594 3,521 4,093 3,976 3,921 3,583 3,536 3,113 3,128 3,681

2017

3,944 4,118 3,846 3,799 3,730 4,452 4,601 4,615 3,914 3,638 (p)3,345    

Unemployment Rate

2016

5.1 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.7

2017

5.0 5.3 4.9 4.9 4.8 5.7 5.9 6.0 5.1 4.7 (p)4.3    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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