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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

2019

2,921.5 2,932.7 2,951.4 2,978.8 2,985.7 2,986.0 2,961.9 2,961.9 2,987.3 3,005.2 3,013.1 3,006.4 2,974.3

2020

2,948.0 2,968.1 2,959.0 (p)2,521.0                  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

114.0 113.2 115.1 120.5 121.6 122.9 123.9 124.5 123.8 124.3 121.2 117.3 120.2

2020

113.6 112.5 112.8 (p)72.6                  

Manufacturing

2019

182.7 183.0 183.4 183.3 183.7 185.2 185.3 184.4 183.0 182.8 183.2 183.7 183.6

2020

182.8 182.7 182.3 (p)169.5                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

529.0 520.1 521.4 521.7 524.5 527.4 525.4 525.2 525.8 530.6 540.0 544.9 528.0

2020

525.9 520.4 522.2 (p)451.2                  

Information

2019

48.4 48.5 48.5 48.7 48.9 49.8 50.2 50.4 49.5 49.6 49.6 50.1 49.4

2020

49.4 49.4 49.4 (p)46.5                  

Financial Activities

2019

216.1 216.2 216.3 216.7 217.3 218.8 219.5 218.9 217.1 218.5 218.9 219.0 217.8

2020

216.6 217.6 217.5 (p)210.8                  

Professional & Business Services

2019

458.7 459.8 462.5 471.8 472.4 474.6 473.7 473.2 475.3 475.2 477.7 472.3 470.6

2020

468.4 470.5 470.0 (p)435.3                  

Educational & Health Services

2019

658.7 670.2 672.4 675.2 669.1 656.0 650.4 651.2 669.6 678.2 680.1 677.8 667.4

2020

667.8 682.4 679.7 (p)599.9                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

260.0 260.1 267.8 276.6 284.6 291.5 291.6 290.9 280.4 278.0 272.8 272.5 277.2

2020

264.0 265.9 258.4 (p)113.5                  

Other Services

2019

120.8 120.6 121.2 122.0 123.5 125.0 124.6 123.6 123.0 122.8 122.3 122.1 122.6

2020

120.6 121.5 120.6 (p)83.4                  

Government

2019

333.1 341.0 342.8 342.3 340.1 334.8 317.3 319.6 339.8 345.2 347.3 346.7 337.5

2020

338.9 345.2 346.1 (p)338.3                  

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

2019

(1)3,099,074 (1)3,105,899 (1)3,104,354 (1)3,094,602 (1)3,101,906 (1)3,125,601 (1)3,155,369 (1)3,140,341 (1)3,133,899 (1)3,157,453 (1)3,152,069 (1)3,143,725 (1)3,126,191

2020

3,148,404 3,171,805 (p)3,143,922                    

Employment

2019

(1)2,964,917 (1)2,977,290 (1)2,982,105 (1)2,990,306 (1)2,984,666 (1)2,996,978 (1)3,008,588 (1)2,995,465 (1)3,005,983 (1)3,024,439 (1)3,024,082 (1)3,017,966 (1)2,997,732

2020

3,003,566 3,028,906 (p)2,983,218                    

Unemployment

2019

(1)134,157 (1)128,609 (1)122,249 (1)104,296 (1)117,240 (1)128,623 (1)146,781 (1)144,876 (1)127,916 (1)133,014 (1)127,987 (1)125,759 (1)128,459

2020

144,838 142,899 (p)160,704                    

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)4.3 (1)4.1 (1)3.9 (1)3.4 (1)3.8 (1)4.1 (1)4.7 (1)4.6 (1)4.1 (1)4.2 (1)4.1 (1)4.0 (1)4.1

2020

4.6 4.5 (p)5.1                    

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(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.