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

2016

2,797.4 2,811.3 2,834.5 2,869.7 2,876.3 2,879.9 2,857.9 2,852.8 2,886.5 2,912.5 2,931.5 2,933.6 2,870.3

2017

2,859.5 2,878.0 2,889.7 2,916.9 2,926.3 2,941.6 2,916.7 2,907.4 2,926.3 2,953.4 2,962.4 (p)2,961.4  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

106.0 104.9 109.6 112.9 114.4 116.4 117.5 117.8 117.4 116.4 116.7 112.6 113.6

2017

107.8 109.4 111.7 115.3 118.4 120.8 121.2 120.4 119.4 118.8 117.1 (p)114.0  

Manufacturing

2016

177.6 177.9 177.6 178.3 178.8 180.1 180.1 179.7 178.8 178.0 177.7 178.5 178.6

2017

177.0 177.3 177.0 176.9 176.8 178.4 179.3 179.1 178.6 178.9 178.7 (p)179.1  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

516.8 511.8 513.8 517.1 520.8 522.0 520.0 520.5 522.3 528.3 538.8 546.5 523.2

2017

527.9 521.5 522.9 523.6 524.1 528.3 525.2 523.7 523.9 527.3 537.7 (p)544.3  

Information

2016

46.3 46.2 46.1 46.9 44.5 47.3 47.2 47.0 46.2 46.2 46.3 46.9 46.4

2017

46.1 46.1 46.2 46.2 46.2 47.1 46.3 46.2 46.0 45.7 45.8 (p)46.4  

Financial Activities

2016

209.2 209.4 209.7 210.7 210.9 213.2 214.1 214.2 212.5 212.6 212.5 214.4 212.0

2017

212.5 211.4 211.3 212.7 214.4 216.4 217.1 217.7 217.3 216.9 217.0 (p)217.9  

Professional & Business Services

2016

447.2 447.4 452.0 459.9 462.2 464.7 464.3 462.3 462.4 463.7 470.9 467.6 460.4

2017

455.6 454.0 461.3 470.2 473.0 479.9 479.8 479.7 474.4 479.8 481.2 (p)479.3  

Educational & Health Services

2016

606.0 618.1 618.9 626.2 620.4 608.6 609.1 607.5 627.8 639.2 645.3 644.7 622.7

2017

630.8 648.3 645.9 646.8 639.6 627.7 629.3 624.1 638.3 654.0 656.0 (p)653.3  

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

240.1 240.8 248.3 257.8 264.8 270.4 270.9 271.2 264.8 265.1 258.4 258.0 259.2

2017

247.3 248.6 251.4 261.5 271.2 283.1 283.7 283.5 275.2 272.7 266.1 (p)264.5  

Other Services

2016

116.2 116.7 117.9 118.7 119.7 121.3 120.8 120.5 118.7 120.0 120.1 119.9 119.2

2017

118.7 118.6 118.2 119.6 119.8 122.0 120.5 119.5 117.7 118.3 118.7 (p)119.5  

Government

2016

332.0 338.1 340.6 341.2 339.8 335.9 313.9 312.1 335.6 343.0 344.8 344.5 335.1

2017

335.8 342.8 343.8 344.1 342.8 337.9 314.3 313.5 335.5 341.0 344.1 (p)343.1  

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

2016

3,062,651 3,074,590 3,085,923 3,083,390 3,084,610 3,103,959 3,126,766 3,097,873 3,088,499 3,098,302 3,102,050 3,089,962 3,091,548

2017

3,078,582 3,092,139 3,096,677 3,107,489 3,105,511 3,120,965 3,136,801 3,100,696 3,088,609 3,089,724 (p)3,093,418    

Employment

2016

2,902,724 2,914,779 2,923,576 2,931,825 2,929,537 2,937,767 2,948,280 2,927,314 2,930,103 2,944,434 2,962,319 2,956,821 2,934,123

2017

2,931,882 2,940,763 2,954,950 2,971,508 2,954,069 2,970,759 2,973,305 2,942,401 2,945,570 2,953,980 (p)2,957,001    

Unemployment

2016

159,927 159,811 162,347 151,565 155,073 166,192 178,486 170,559 158,396 153,868 139,731 133,141 157,425

2017

146,700 151,376 141,727 135,981 151,442 150,206 163,496 158,295 143,039 135,744 (p)136,417    

Unemployment Rate

2016

5.2 5.2 5.3 4.9 5.0 5.4 5.7 5.5 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.3 5.1

2017

4.8 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.9 4.8 5.2 5.1 4.6 4.4 (p)4.4    

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.