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Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD: 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
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

1,408.0 1,411.9 1,407.9 1,233.9 1,255.1 1,290.2 1,305.2 1,304.7 1,321.5 1,343.7 1,357.2 1,358.9 1,333.2

2021

1,324.8 1,325.3 1,342.0 1,355.6 1,362.7 (p)1,369.9              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

80.2 79.7 80.2 74.8 78.0 79.9 80.0 80.2 80.3 81.4 80.8 81.1 79.7

2021

77.8 76.4 78.2 78.4 78.6 (p)77.9              

Manufacturing

2020

59.5 59.5 59.4 55.9 56.0 57.4 57.5 57.8 57.6 58.0 58.8 59.7 58.1

2021

59.8 58.0 58.7 59.5 59.4 (p)59.0              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

248.6 246.8 246.0 212.2 216.9 228.7 233.4 234.8 238.0 241.8 249.7 253.8 237.6

2021

238.1 235.1 236.0 236.8 237.5 (p)243.5              

Information

2020

17.8 17.9 17.7 16.5 16.0 16.2 16.3 16.2 16.1 16.2 16.0 16.0 16.6

2021

15.7 15.9 16.1 16.3 16.3 (p)17.5              

Financial Activities

2020

79.1 79.2 78.9 76.1 76.0 76.5 76.4 76.6 76.2 76.7 77.1 76.1 77.1

2021

76.2 74.7 75.0 75.4 75.3 (p)75.9              

Professional & Business Services

2020

239.8 238.1 238.6 223.3 226.2 228.3 231.3 232.0 231.2 230.6 234.6 235.0 232.4

2021

235.5 236.2 241.0 244.0 242.4 (p)241.9              

Educational & Health Services

2020

277.1 279.9 279.5 250.0 252.7 253.6 256.2 256.6 258.4 266.8 270.2 270.2 264.3

2021

265.5 269.6 270.6 273.4 274.2 (p)273.1              

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

131.0 130.5 127.1 62.2 70.4 87.9 101.0 101.9 102.2 102.7 101.3 100.9 101.6

2021

95.1 94.9 98.4 102.9 107.4 (p)114.6              

Other Services

2020

50.6 50.7 49.8 36.2 38.8 43.0 44.1 44.5 44.5 45.1 45.0 45.0 44.8

2021

45.0 44.9 45.6 46.0 47.2 (p)47.2              

Government

2020

224.3 229.6 230.7 226.7 224.1 218.7 209.0 204.1 217.0 224.4 223.7 221.1 221.1

2021

216.1 219.6 222.4 222.9 224.4 (p)219.3              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

(1)1,532,953 (1)1,535,255 (1)1,533,411 (1)1,448,348 (1)1,459,365 (1)1,521,617 (1)1,484,824 (1)1,474,764 (1)1,399,614 (1)1,453,319 (1)1,461,939 (1)1,459,168 (1)1,480,381

2021

1,444,167 1,443,703 1,456,087 1,457,183 (p)1,462,691                

Employment

2020

(1)1,477,605 (1)1,482,526 (1)1,474,464 (1)1,318,542 (1)1,325,728 (1)1,394,920 (1)1,358,284 (1)1,354,296 (1)1,307,748 (1)1,365,522 (1)1,372,626 (1)1,367,956 (1)1,383,351

2021

1,355,942 1,359,155 1,372,189 1,376,905 (p)1,382,305                

Unemployment

2020

(1)55,348 (1)52,729 (1)58,947 (1)129,806 (1)133,637 (1)126,697 (1)126,540 (1)120,468 (1)91,866 (1)87,797 (1)89,313 (1)91,212 (1)97,030

2021

88,225 84,548 83,898 80,278 (p)80,386                

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)3.6 (1)3.4 (1)3.8 (1)9.0 (1)9.2 (1)8.3 (1)8.5 (1)8.2 (1)6.6 (1)6.0 (1)6.1 (1)6.3 (1)6.6

2021

6.1 5.9 5.8 5.5 (p)5.5                

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(p) Preliminary

 

Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

371.5 373.9 375.8 343.6 346.2 346.6 349.0 348.3 352.7 359.0 360.8 362.0 357.5

2021

352.8 358.5 362.8 368.2 369.6 (p)372.3              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

10.8 10.8 10.8 10.3 10.7 11.0 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.7 10.8

2021

10.5 10.1 10.7 11.0 11.0 (p)11.1              

Manufacturing

2020

11.1 11.2 11.1 10.1 10.2 10.5 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.9 11.0 11.1 10.8

2021

11.1 10.9 11.1 11.2 11.2 (p)11.3              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

41.4 41.9 44.4 40.6 43.0 44.7 45.1 46.0 46.3 45.9 47.3 48.6 44.6

2021

46.9 46.2 45.8 46.3 46.5 (p)48.0              

Information

2020

5.1 5.1 5.1 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.9

2021

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 (p)4.9              

Financial Activities

2020

17.4 17.5 17.4 16.8 16.8 16.9 17.0 17.0 16.9 17.0 16.8 16.6 17.0

2021

16.3 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.8 (p)17.1              

Professional & Business Services

2020

56.3 55.3 55.2 51.4 51.0 50.6 51.3 51.3 51.4 52.7 52.5 54.0 52.8

2021

53.7 53.8 54.7 56.2 55.9 (p)56.8              

Educational & Health Services

2020

118.5 119.6 119.4 114.1 113.2 112.5 112.9 112.0 112.9 117.0 118.0 118.1 115.7

2021

114.3 118.1 118.9 119.6 118.8 (p)118.5              

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

28.4 28.1 27.3 12.9 13.8 15.8 18.0 18.0 18.8 18.5 18.1 17.9 19.6

2021

17.1 18.8 19.8 21.5 23.1 (p)25.8              

Other Services

2020

12.4 12.5 12.3 10.1 10.4 10.5 10.8 10.8 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9 11.1

2021

10.6 10.6 10.8 10.9 11.0 (p)11.1              

Government

2020

70.1 71.9 72.8 72.3 72.2 69.1 67.6 67.0 69.2 70.4 70.6 69.3 70.2

2021

67.5 69.0 69.9 70.2 70.4 (p)67.7              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

(1)288,312 (1)287,930 (1)288,887 (1)272,586 (1)275,686 (1)290,083 (1)284,442 (1)283,348 (1)267,685 (1)277,201 (1)279,193 (1)278,897 (1)281,187

2021

275,212 274,033 276,238 276,466 (p)276,465                

Employment

2020

(1)273,639 (1)274,563 (1)273,115 (1)244,205 (1)245,289 (1)258,948 (1)251,804 (1)251,240 (1)242,708 (1)253,221 (1)254,963 (1)254,092 (1)256,482

2021

251,358 251,947 254,037 255,074 (p)255,546                

Unemployment

2020

(1)14,673 (1)13,367 (1)15,772 (1)28,381 (1)30,397 (1)31,135 (1)32,638 (1)32,108 (1)24,977 (1)23,980 (1)24,230 (1)24,805 (1)24,705

2021

23,854 22,086 22,201 21,392 (p)20,919                

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)5.1 (1)4.6 (1)5.5 (1)10.4 (1)11.0 (1)10.7 (1)11.5 (1)11.3 (1)9.3 (1)8.7 (1)8.7 (1)8.9 (1)8.8

2021

8.7 8.1 8.0 7.7 (p)7.6                

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(p) Preliminary