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Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2018

2,880.2 2,900.0 2,909.7 2,936.7 2,948.3 2,954.6 2,921.8 2,919.0 2,949.9 2,975.4 2,982.3 2,984.7 2,938.6

2019

2,915.1 2,930.7 2,947.6 2,974.2 2,981.9 2,988.0 2,958.0 2,955.1 2,985.6 3,002.6 3,013.3 (p)3,007.2  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

108.8 110.3 112.9 117.7 118.4 120.6 121.3 121.8 121.1 121.5 122.1 121.2 118.1

2019

117.7 116.9 118.2 123.2 126.0 128.0 128.7 128.2 126.9 127.0 123.6 (p)120.0  

Manufacturing

2018

180.4 180.2 180.0 180.4 181.3 182.7 182.8 182.7 181.8 182.1 182.1 181.7 181.5

2019

182.0 181.8 181.5 181.7 181.6 183.5 183.3 182.9 181.7 181.5 181.8 (p)182.3  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

520.6 515.2 515.8 518.2 522.7 525.0 521.8 519.4 521.0 525.9 535.7 539.7 523.4

2019

521.2 514.7 514.9 515.9 518.2 520.9 518.8 514.4 520.1 525.5 536.8 (p)541.9  

Information

2018

47.5 48.1 48.0 48.8 48.6 49.4 48.7 48.5 48.1 48.7 48.6 48.4 48.5

2019

47.6 48.0 47.7 47.8 48.1 49.0 49.1 48.9 48.3 48.4 48.5 (p)48.8  

Financial Activities

2018

214.5 215.2 215.2 215.4 216.0 218.0 218.2 217.6 215.9 216.1 216.6 216.7 216.3

2019

214.9 215.4 215.2 214.6 215.7 218.6 218.8 218.9 219.2 220.2 220.5 (p)221.2  

Professional & Business Services

2018

459.9 460.8 462.0 465.1 467.9 470.8 467.6 467.0 468.8 474.8 471.6 470.1 467.2

2019

456.6 458.8 464.8 473.9 475.2 478.7 475.7 477.7 477.9 478.1 481.2 (p)477.2  

Educational & Health Services

2018

642.4 656.9 655.3 660.2 655.2 644.1 640.6 640.3 659.7 668.8 670.8 671.1 655.5

2019

658.5 671.7 673.0 674.7 667.5 653.9 650.4 651.1 667.8 675.4 678.3 (p)676.2  

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

254.9 255.6 260.9 270.0 278.3 285.7 285.3 285.0 275.5 272.7 267.9 269.5 271.8

2019

260.9 260.6 266.6 275.6 283.7 293.3 293.3 291.2 281.1 278.6 273.6 (p)271.4  

Other Services

2018

118.6 118.6 119.3 120.7 121.8 123.4 122.7 122.2 121.1 121.7 121.8 121.6 121.1

2019

120.5 120.3 121.5 122.6 123.7 125.2 124.1 123.5 123.3 123.0 122.6 (p)122.2  

Government

2018

332.6 339.1 340.3 340.2 338.1 334.9 312.8 314.5 336.9 343.1 345.1 344.7 335.2

2019

335.2 342.5 344.2 344.2 342.2 336.9 315.8 318.3 339.3 344.9 346.4 (p)346.0  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

3,058,053 3,077,765 3,067,552 3,068,374 3,067,259 3,097,614 3,116,231 3,079,105 3,071,271 3,096,866 3,093,266 3,095,680 3,082,420

2019

3,099,999 3,117,401 3,116,023 3,100,010 3,105,330 3,125,811 3,150,994 3,137,344 3,143,988 3,173,357 3,166,021 (p)3,158,309  

Employment

2018

2,913,184 2,931,919 2,933,618 2,948,027 2,946,665 2,957,637 2,969,396 2,938,101 2,950,009 2,978,385 2,983,964 2,983,474 2,952,865

2019

2,972,307 2,991,205 2,999,744 3,003,000 2,994,585 3,008,497 3,014,772 3,000,960 3,022,725 3,042,299 3,040,325 (p)3,031,771  

Unemployment

2018

144,869 145,846 133,934 120,347 120,594 139,977 146,835 141,004 121,262 118,481 109,302 112,206 129,555

2019

127,692 126,196 116,279 97,010 110,745 117,314 136,222 136,384 121,263 131,058 125,696 (p)126,538  

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.7 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.9 4.5 4.7 4.6 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.6 4.2

2019

4.1 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.6 3.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 4.1 4.0 (p)4.0  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.