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Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA: 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
Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

348.1 348.7 348.3 298.3 308.7 318.2 326.7 329.6 333.0 335.0 337.8 333.9 330.5

2021

328.5 331.5 333.9 337.1 339.0 340.2 340.8 340.6 340.1 343.8 347.5 (p)346.5  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

11.4 11.4 11.8 8.2 11.4 12.1 12.3 12.4 12.2 12.3 11.9 11.9 11.6

2021

11.3 11.1 11.5 12.2 12.4 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.7 12.8 12.6 (p)12.3  

Manufacturing

2020

22.1 22.2 22.3 20.3 20.5 20.9 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.3 21.2 21.2 21.3

2021

21.1 21.1 21.3 21.7 22.0 21.7 22.1 22.1 22.0 22.2 22.0 (p)22.3  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

75.8 74.6 74.4 63.1 66.1 69.9 71.0 71.2 72.0 73.6 76.5 77.8 72.2

2021

74.9 74.1 73.4 73.2 73.4 73.4 73.8 73.8 73.9 75.2 78.1 (p)80.2  

Information

2020

3.4 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1

2021

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 (p)3.2  

Financial Activities

2020

21.5 21.5 21.6 21.0 21.1 21.3 21.2 21.1 21.0 20.7 20.6 20.5 21.1

2021

20.4 20.6 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.7 20.6 20.6 20.8 (p)20.7  

Professional & Business Services

2020

50.4 50.0 49.5 45.0 46.0 46.8 47.2 47.6 47.9 48.8 48.8 48.1 48.0

2021

48.2 48.6 48.7 49.2 48.6 49.5 50.1 50.1 49.6 49.9 50.9 (p)49.8  

Educational & Health Services

2020

60.6 61.4 61.3 55.0 56.6 56.7 57.2 58.0 59.4 60.1 60.4 58.8 58.8

2021

58.7 59.6 60.1 59.6 60.0 58.8 58.0 57.9 58.8 60.0 59.8 (p)59.5  

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

29.6 29.5 29.3 13.9 16.1 20.8 25.4 25.7 24.8 23.3 23.6 21.7 23.6

2021

21.3 22.5 24.0 25.7 27.6 29.3 29.8 29.2 27.2 27.4 27.6 (p)26.2  

Other Services

2020

15.3 15.6 15.5 11.2 11.6 12.6 13.8 14.0 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.2 13.9

2021

14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.6 (p)14.6  

Government

2020

58.0 59.1 59.3 57.6 56.3 54.1 54.3 55.2 56.9 57.5 57.5 56.7 56.9

2021

55.4 56.6 56.8 57.3 56.8 56.4 55.7 56.1 57.5 57.8 58.0 (p)57.7  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

301,902 302,102 299,701 292,995 300,900 301,279 305,400 297,238 298,300 297,546 298,280 294,841 299,207

2021

294,157 297,731 296,538 294,789 295,212 299,131 302,658 300,030 295,408 296,197 (p)296,099    

Employment

2020

289,512 289,519 286,194 253,091 264,593 266,059 270,425 271,822 280,850 281,479 281,973 277,790 276,109

2021

274,345 277,957 278,457 279,115 280,961 282,678 284,961 283,032 281,958 283,849 (p)285,624    

Unemployment

2020

12,390 12,583 13,507 39,904 36,307 35,220 34,975 25,416 17,450 16,067 16,307 17,051 23,098

2021

19,812 19,774 18,081 15,674 14,251 16,453 17,697 16,998 13,450 12,348 (p)10,475    

Unemployment Rate

2020

4.1 4.2 4.5 13.6 12.1 11.7 11.5 8.6 5.8 5.4 5.5 5.8 7.7

2021

6.7 6.6 6.1 5.3 4.8 5.5 5.8 5.7 4.6 4.2 (p)3.5    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties in Pennsylvania.