Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division: 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
Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

906.8 919.2 921.6 935.1 931.7 924.6 921.6 919.5 943.0 953.6 959.0 958.1 932.8

2017

932.6 946.7 949.7 954.4 951.3 946.1 942.4 938.6 955.1 964.9 (p)967.7    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

21.8 21.8 22.3 22.9 23.6 23.8 24.0 23.6 23.8 23.9 23.8 23.0 23.2

2017

22.2 22.6 23.0 23.7 24.0 24.6 24.6 24.8 24.8 25.0 (p)24.7    

Manufacturing

2016

34.8 35.1 34.8 35.1 35.1 35.2 35.2 35.0 35.0 34.8 34.7 34.9 35.0

2017

34.3 34.6 34.2 34.1 34.2 34.0 34.0 33.8 33.9 33.7 (p)33.7    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

132.4 131.4 132.1 132.8 133.8 134.1 134.1 134.6 135.5 137.1 138.8 141.2 134.8

2017

136.1 134.8 135.8 135.1 134.9 135.2 134.3 135.1 136.1 136.3 (p)138.4    

Information

2016

14.2 14.2 14.2 14.6 13.2 14.6 14.7 14.6 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.6 14.3

2017

14.2 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.6 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.2 (p)14.2    

Financial Activities

2016

58.5 58.6 58.5 59.0 59.0 59.5 59.6 59.6 58.9 58.7 58.6 59.0 59.0

2017

58.5 58.5 58.6 58.7 59.2 60.4 60.5 60.6 60.2 60.1 (p)60.7    

Professional & Business Services

2016

123.1 124.7 125.0 127.0 127.7 128.3 129.1 129.2 129.7 129.7 131.8 130.0 127.9

2017

127.3 126.6 129.6 129.6 130.0 130.1 130.1 129.9 129.4 129.9 (p)129.3    

Educational & Health Services

2016

272.3 281.1 279.6 284.2 279.1 269.1 270.0 268.5 283.8 290.4 293.7 292.1 280.3

2017

283.6 296.0 293.7 295.5 289.4 280.0 280.4 277.8 289.0 297.3 (p)299.5    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

85.9 86.4 88.7 92.6 93.5 93.6 92.2 93.4 95.2 96.3 94.5 94.0 92.2

2017

90.2 90.9 91.9 94.7 96.7 99.6 100.2 100.3 100.0 100.3 (p)99.0    

Other Services

2016

37.9 38.3 38.6 38.8 39.1 39.3 39.5 39.4 39.1 39.3 39.4 39.3 39.0

2017

38.8 38.9 39.2 39.4 39.7 40.1 40.0 39.7 39.2 39.5 (p)39.4    

Government

2016

125.9 127.6 127.8 128.1 127.6 127.1 123.2 121.6 127.7 129.0 129.3 130.0 127.1

2017

127.4 129.5 129.4 129.3 128.9 127.5 124.0 122.3 128.2 128.6 (p)128.8    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

988,593 995,554 997,098 999,217 1,000,507 1,001,334 1,013,455 1,003,295 1,009,406 1,011,707 1,012,361 1,004,821 1,003,112

2017

997,262 1,003,810 1,005,298 1,008,861 1,008,784 1,005,785 1,014,257 999,120 1,001,761 1,001,571 (p)1,003,640    

Employment

2016

926,524 934,405 933,586 939,119 937,853 936,090 942,547 934,515 945,296 948,836 955,123 951,494 940,449

2017

940,881 945,957 949,724 953,763 946,428 946,570 949,964 937,700 946,943 949,653 (p)951,515    

Unemployment

2016

62,069 61,149 63,512 60,098 62,654 65,244 70,908 68,780 64,110 62,871 57,238 53,327 62,663

2017

56,381 57,853 55,574 55,098 62,356 59,215 64,293 61,420 54,818 51,918 (p)52,125    

Unemployment Rate

2016

6.3 6.1 6.4 6.0 6.3 6.5 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.2 5.7 5.3 6.2

2017

5.7 5.8 5.5 5.5 6.2 5.9 6.3 6.1 5.5 5.2 (p)5.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Philadelphia, Pa., Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Delaware and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.