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

2016

330.1 330.3 333.4 338.1 340.0 340.4 340.4 338.6 340.0 340.8 340.7 341.3 337.8

2017

335.1 335.6 336.7 342.8 347.0 (p)351.2              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

10.2 9.9 10.4 10.7 11.0 11.4 11.5 11.4 11.2 11.4 11.4 10.7 10.9

2017

10.4 10.1 10.4 10.8 11.1 (p)11.4              

Manufacturing

2016

21.0 20.9 21.1 21.1 21.3 21.6 21.6 21.5 21.2 21.2 21.0 21.1 21.2

2017

20.9 20.9 21.0 21.1 21.2 (p)21.3              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

70.7 69.8 70.2 70.5 71.1 71.4 71.8 71.9 72.2 73.0 74.2 75.6 71.9

2017

73.7 73.2 73.1 74.0 74.9 (p)75.5              

Information

2016

4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.0 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.1

2017

4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 (p)4.0              

Financial Activities

2016

21.6 21.5 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.2 21.1 21.0 21.0 21.2 21.3

2017

21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.0 (p)21.3              

Professional & Business Services

2016

47.9 47.4 47.5 48.8 48.2 47.9 48.0 47.6 47.9 47.9 47.0 47.3 47.8

2017

46.9 46.4 46.3 48.1 49.1 (p)50.5              

Educational & Health Services

2016

54.0 55.2 55.4 55.7 55.3 54.3 54.8 54.5 56.1 56.7 56.4 56.2 55.4

2017

55.4 56.3 56.4 56.7 56.5 (p)56.6              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

28.5 28.2 29.8 31.7 33.8 35.0 35.2 34.9 31.9 31.0 30.4 30.3 31.7

2017

29.4 29.6 30.0 32.4 34.6 (p)36.0              

Other Services

2016

14.4 14.3 14.5 14.5 14.7 14.8 14.9 15.1 15.4 15.4 15.4 15.3 14.9

2017

15.2 15.2 15.3 15.3 15.4 (p)15.5              

Government

2016

57.7 59.0 59.1 59.6 59.3 58.4 57.1 56.3 58.9 59.1 59.8 59.4 58.6

2017

58.1 58.9 59.2 59.4 59.2 (p)59.1              

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

2016

(r)293,390 (r)293,210 (r)295,282 (r)295,595 (r)298,009 (r)300,751 (r)304,358 (r)300,703 (r)297,390 (r)295,715 (r)294,200 (r)292,716 (r)296,777

2017

293,146 292,598 293,733 297,645 (p)300,784                

Employment

2016

(r)280,253 (r)280,105 (r)281,766 (r)283,130 (r)284,722 (r)286,219 (r)288,993 (r)285,947 (r)283,972 (r)282,680 (r)282,297 (r)281,358 (r)283,454

2017

280,699 279,724 281,453 285,910 (p)287,332                

Unemployment

2016

(r)13,137 (r)13,105 (r)13,516 (r)12,465 (r)13,287 (r)14,532 (r)15,365 (r)14,756 (r)13,418 (r)13,035 (r)11,903 (r)11,358 (r)13,323

2017

12,447 12,874 12,280 11,735 (p)13,452                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)4.5 (r)4.5 (r)4.6 (r)4.2 (r)4.5 (r)4.8 (r)5.0 (r)4.9 (r)4.5 (r)4.4 (r)4.0 (r)3.9 (r)4.5

2017

4.2 4.4 4.2 3.9 (p)4.5                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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