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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 1,367.9 1,371.0 1,371.6 1,362.7 (p)1,384.4      

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 78.1 78.8 78.9 78.0 (p)78.9      

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 59.1 58.6 59.3 58.4 (p)58.9      

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

238.1 235.1 236.0 236.8 237.5 244.3 243.1 242.2 239.5 (p)244.7      

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 16.9 16.6 16.2 15.9 (p)16.7      

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 76.0 77.0 76.1 74.8 (p)75.2      

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

235.5 236.2 241.0 244.0 242.4 241.5 246.6 249.1 248.5 (p)252.1      

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

265.5 269.6 270.6 273.4 274.2 270.7 268.5 268.5 268.8 (p)273.6      

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 98.4 102.9 107.4 114.8 118.0 117.5 111.3 (p)112.1      

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 47.1 47.1 46.7 46.3 (p)46.7      

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

216.1 219.6 222.4 222.9 224.4 219.4 216.7 217.1 221.2 (p)225.5      

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

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

2021

1,444,167 1,443,703 1,456,087 1,457,183 1,459,544 1,480,973 1,492,228 1,473,713 1,461,642 (p)1,466,986      

Employment

2020

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

2021

1,355,942 1,359,155 1,372,189 1,376,905 1,378,420 1,386,858 1,412,045 1,394,188 1,386,726 (p)1,394,861      

Unemployment

2020

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

2021

88,225 84,548 83,898 80,278 81,124 94,115 80,183 79,525 74,916 (p)72,125      

Unemployment Rate

2020

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

2021

6.1 5.9 5.8 5.5 5.6 6.4 5.4 5.4 5.1 (p)4.9      

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

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 (1)369.9 371.2 375.4 378.7 (p)385.9      

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 11.1 11.5 11.5 11.3 (p)10.9      

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 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.0 (p)11.2      

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 47.5 47.2 47.7 47.3 (p)48.5      

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 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 (p)4.7      

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 17.1 17.4 17.2 17.0 (p)17.5      

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 56.8 59.3 60.5 61.6 (p)62.4      

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 (1)116.5 116.2 118.2 119.7 (p)122.0      

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 25.8 26.1 26.5 25.8 (p)26.5      

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 11.2 11.1 10.9 10.9 (p)10.9      

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 67.7 66.3 66.9 69.5 (p)71.3      

Footnotes
(1) Correction
(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

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

2021

275,212 274,033 276,238 276,466 276,030 281,131 282,335 278,800 276,749 (p)277,556      

Employment

2020

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

2021

251,358 251,947 254,037 255,074 254,814 257,339 261,592 258,346 257,022 (p)258,355      

Unemployment

2020

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

2021

23,854 22,086 22,201 21,392 21,216 23,792 20,743 20,454 19,727 (p)19,201      

Unemployment Rate

2020

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

2021

8.7 8.1 8.0 7.7 7.7 8.5 7.3 7.3 7.1 (p)6.9      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary