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Pennsylvania: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Pennsylvania
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2022

5,895.6 5,929.6 5,949.9 5,960.8 5,971.0 5,977.3 6,005.9 6,010.7 6,022.9 6,038.9 6,052.9 6,071.0

2023

6,088.8 6,096.4 6,106.1 6,114.6 6,124.6 6,134.6 6,148.7 6,163.3 6,172.8 6,167.8 6,176.5 (p)6,182.7

Mining & Logging

2022

22.0 22.0 22.0 22.0 22.2 22.1 22.3 22.5 22.7 23.1 23.1 23.1

2023

23.4 23.1 23.0 23.1 22.9 22.9 23.3 23.4 23.4 23.4 23.2 (p)23.0

Construction

2022

258.3 261.7 261.9 259.5 258.5 258.2 258.0 257.2 257.9 256.0 259.1 262.4

2023

265.5 264.9 264.8 265.3 265.3 264.2 264.4 265.8 266.5 264.6 263.7 (p)267.4

Manufacturing

2022

554.7 558.3 560.1 562.4 563.1 564.3 565.8 566.4 567.7 567.5 566.8 566.6

2023

566.2 565.6 567.9 566.9 566.8 567.4 567.5 568.2 567.1 563.2 565.2 (p)564.5

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

1,129.0 1,140.4 1,141.0 1,143.8 1,143.3 1,142.6 1,147.3 1,148.3 1,148.5 1,150.8 1,152.9 1,155.7

2023

1,160.1 1,159.0 1,158.0 1,155.2 1,159.5 1,157.8 1,160.7 1,161.6 1,165.0 1,161.9 1,159.0 (p)1,158.4

Information

2022

91.1 91.2 91.9 92.7 92.8 93.2 94.1 94.2 94.1 93.6 93.7 95.3

2023

96.8 96.6 97.5 96.6 96.5 96.6 96.5 96.1 96.1 96.8 96.8 (p)96.8

Financial Activities

2022

331.0 331.7 332.8 333.2 333.4 333.9 334.8 335.3 336.0 336.3 337.8 337.9

2023

338.4 339.7 340.5 340.3 340.3 341.8 340.2 339.7 340.5 341.9 342.4 (p)343.5

Professional & Business Services

2022

828.9 833.1 839.5 839.4 842.6 844.2 845.8 847.7 851.7 847.9 849.7 857.0

2023

854.4 858.1 859.0 862.3 865.5 868.7 870.8 871.1 872.2 867.6 866.8 (p)865.0

Educational & Health Services

2022

1,237.7 1,242.2 1,246.9 1,250.6 1,256.4 1,256.4 1,268.9 1,271.1 1,273.0 1,284.1 1,285.4 1,288.3

2023

1,295.6 1,295.4 1,297.4 1,303.4 1,303.9 1,307.4 1,313.7 1,321.8 1,329.9 1,332.5 1,341.9 (p)1,346.7

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

521.0 525.8 529.4 531.8 533.2 535.3 540.7 540.0 541.4 545.2 547.6 548.3

2023

551.6 556.5 559.5 562.5 563.6 563.9 566.9 570.1 565.3 567.8 568.4 (p)569.7

Other Services

2022

245.3 246.5 247.5 248.2 248.5 249.2 250.3 251.0 252.3 252.5 254.7 255.1

2023

254.2 254.2 253.9 254.2 254.5 255.4 256.3 257.2 259.8 261.3 261.9 (p)259.6

Government

2022

676.6 676.7 676.9 677.2 677.0 677.9 677.9 677.0 677.6 681.9 682.1 681.3

2023

682.6 683.3 684.6 684.8 685.8 688.5 688.4 688.3 687.0 686.8 687.2 (p)688.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Pennsylvania
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2022

6,440,285 6,461,662 6,478,879 6,489,022 6,491,428 6,487,238 6,480,352 6,475,811 6,475,764 6,478,553 6,480,356 6,481,162

2023

6,492,168 6,500,166 6,505,031 6,509,360 6,510,533 6,507,089 6,497,751 6,499,398 6,497,073 6,499,241 6,515,950 (p)6,528,257

Employment

2022

6,151,448 6,177,395 6,197,038 6,208,504 6,212,506 6,209,889 6,203,029 6,196,637 6,194,769 6,196,359 6,198,240 6,199,715

2023

6,210,879 6,216,756 6,229,014 6,241,847 6,251,184 6,261,366 6,267,346 6,273,190 6,275,444 6,275,938 6,291,234 (p)6,302,534

Unemployment

2022

288,837 284,267 281,841 280,518 278,922 277,349 277,323 279,174 280,995 282,194 282,116 281,447

2023

281,289 283,410 276,017 267,513 259,349 245,723 230,405 226,208 221,629 223,303 224,716 (p)225,723

Unemployment Rate

2022

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

2023

4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 (p)3.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary