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

2016

1,363.8 1,368.6 1,380.9 1,396.3 1,404.3 1,401.7 1,396.6 1,396.2 1,402.5 1,408.6 1,411.1 1,411.5 1,395.2

2017

1,379.9 1,385.7 1,398.5 1,406.0 1,412.6 1,417.7 1,416.6 1,413.3 1,413.4 1,421.6 (p)1,428.7    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

74.3 72.8 75.0 76.9 77.6 78.7 79.7 79.5 78.9 78.7 79.4 78.3 77.5

2017

76.4 75.6 76.1 76.2 76.5 79.4 80.5 80.8 81.3 81.6 (p)82.4    

Manufacturing

2016

53.3 53.2 53.3 53.6 53.8 53.9 54.0 54.1 53.8 53.3 54.1 53.5 53.7

2017

52.6 53.3 52.8 53.1 52.6 52.1 52.8 53.4 53.8 54.0 (p)54.4    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

244.8 242.4 243.4 244.5 245.7 246.3 245.2 245.8 246.4 246.7 248.4 250.2 245.8

2017

242.4 237.2 238.9 238.5 241.2 242.3 241.1 240.1 238.7 240.6 (p)246.5    

Information

2016

16.3 16.5 16.6 16.8 16.2 17.1 17.0 16.8 16.6 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.6

2017

16.2 16.3 16.4 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.5 16.6 16.4 16.2 (p)16.2    

Financial Activities

2016

78.7 79.0 78.7 79.3 79.6 79.9 80.3 80.5 80.3 79.0 78.3 78.2 79.3

2017

78.3 77.9 77.3 77.3 77.0 78.4 77.4 77.5 77.0 77.0 (p)76.7    

Professional & Business Services

2016

225.3 224.9 226.2 230.2 231.8 233.4 234.7 236.7 235.4 234.6 233.6 230.2 231.4

2017

227.8 229.9 233.5 237.4 237.9 237.3 241.0 243.4 241.0 239.7 (p)239.0    

Educational & Health Services

2016

265.2 267.6 269.2 270.2 270.2 266.7 269.1 267.1 269.9 276.7 278.0 280.8 270.9

2017

274.9 279.2 280.6 279.9 278.8 278.6 282.7 280.4 281.4 286.4 (p)288.9    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

126.5 126.7 129.7 134.4 139.1 142.3 141.7 141.6 138.2 135.2 133.4 134.4 135.3

2017

131.7 129.0 132.9 136.1 140.5 146.0 147.1 144.1 138.5 135.1 (p)130.6    

Other Services

2016

56.6 56.7 57.0 57.4 57.6 57.8 58.4 57.9 57.8 57.4 57.7 57.3 57.5

2017

56.4 56.6 56.9 57.0 58.1 58.6 58.9 58.0 57.9 57.3 (p)58.3    

Government

2016

222.8 228.8 231.8 233.0 232.7 225.6 216.5 216.2 225.2 230.6 231.7 231.9 227.2

2017

223.2 230.7 233.1 234.2 233.6 228.5 218.6 219.0 227.4 233.7 (p)235.7    

Footnotes
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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

2016

1,469,637 1,469,644 1,476,031 1,471,409 1,478,162 1,492,155 1,504,034 1,494,189 1,486,479 1,492,134 1,490,402 1,485,434 1,484,143

2017

1,486,504 1,487,579 1,499,855 1,496,059 1,496,020 1,518,826 1,535,924 1,523,946 1,509,992 1,512,459 (p)1,510,825    

Employment

2016

1,398,218 1,399,640 1,409,131 1,410,387 1,417,556 1,423,439 1,434,591 1,425,397 1,422,378 1,427,594 1,429,493 1,426,571 1,418,700

2017

1,418,884 1,419,173 1,433,656 1,435,144 1,435,217 1,452,304 1,469,003 1,459,452 1,455,345 1,453,838 (p)1,449,190    

Unemployment

2016

71,419 70,004 66,900 61,022 60,606 68,716 69,443 68,792 64,101 64,540 60,909 58,863 65,443

2017

67,620 68,406 66,199 60,915 60,803 66,522 66,921 64,494 54,647 58,621 (p)61,635    

Unemployment Rate

2016

4.9 4.8 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.4

2017

4.5 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.6 3.9 (p)4.1    

Footnotes
(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

2016

362.0 363.4 363.5 367.8 368.3 365.6 364.7 364.2 368.1 370.0 371.2 370.1 366.6

2017

361.1 366.6 371.1 372.1 371.8 366.2 367.5 365.5 368.3 371.4 (p)372.3    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

10.8 10.6 11.0 11.2 11.3 11.6 11.7 11.6 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.4 11.3

2017

11.2 11.2 11.4 11.7 11.8 12.1 12.2 12.1 12.3 12.3 (p)12.3    

Manufacturing

2016

10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.4 10.5 10.4 10.5

2017

10.4 10.6 10.5 10.8 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 (p)10.9    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

43.4 42.8 42.7 43.0 43.1 43.2 42.4 42.5 42.9 42.5 42.7 43.3 42.9

2017

42.6 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.5 42.5 42.0 41.9 41.9 41.8 (p)42.1    

Information

2016

4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

2017

4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5    

Financial Activities

2016

17.8 17.9 17.8 17.9 18.0 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.0 18.0 18.1 18.0 18.0

2017

17.9 18.0 17.9 17.9 18.0 18.1 18.1 18.2 18.0 17.9 (p)18.0    

Professional & Business Services

2016

48.2 46.7 45.9 47.3 47.7 48.1 47.8 48.8 49.0 48.5 48.9 47.6 47.9

2017

46.7 46.6 48.0 47.8 48.3 48.1 49.0 49.5 48.8 49.9 (p)49.4    

Educational & Health Services

2016

114.0 115.5 116.2 116.6 115.7 114.1 115.7 114.2 115.5 118.3 119.3 120.1 116.3

2017

116.3 119.4 121.3 120.4 118.9 115.8 118.6 116.1 118.7 120.9 (p)121.8    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

27.4 27.8 28.1 29.3 30.4 30.5 29.9 30.1 30.5 30.1 30.0 29.7 29.5

2017

29.0 28.7 29.6 30.5 31.2 30.3 29.4 28.9 27.9 26.5 (p)26.5    

Other Services

2016

14.4 14.5 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.7

2017

14.5 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 15.0 14.8 14.7 14.7 (p)14.8    

Government

2016

71.0 72.6 72.2 72.7 72.6 70.3 69.3 69.1 71.0 71.4 70.8 70.3 71.1

2017

68.1 70.9 71.1 71.6 71.2 69.2 67.9 68.6 70.7 72.1 (p)72.0    

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

2016

293,274 292,634 293,758 292,086 293,400 296,152 298,655 297,944 294,837 296,020 296,076 294,982 294,985

2017

295,561 295,112 297,650 297,053 296,865 301,541 305,101 303,703 298,842 299,080 (p)299,420    

Employment

2016

272,683 272,792 274,524 274,362 276,347 277,148 279,307 277,926 277,115 278,083 278,890 277,981 276,430

2017

276,468 276,099 278,848 279,294 279,948 283,056 286,398 284,775 283,555 282,948 (p)282,306    

Unemployment

2016

20,591 19,842 19,234 17,724 17,053 19,004 19,348 20,018 17,722 17,937 17,186 17,001 18,555

2017

19,093 19,013 18,802 17,759 16,917 18,485 18,703 18,928 15,287 16,132 (p)17,114    

Unemployment Rate

2016

7.0 6.8 6.5 6.1 5.8 6.4 6.5 6.7 6.0 6.1 5.8 5.8 6.3

2017

6.5 6.4 6.3 6.0 5.7 6.1 6.1 6.2 5.1 5.4 (p)5.7    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary