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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

2019

343.6 345.5 346.9 350.8 352.5 354.4 354.5 354.9 352.8 355.2 357.7 357.1 352.2

2020

349.6 349.2 349.6 307.4 318.3 329.2 335.3 336.9 339.4 342.1 345.0 (p)341.5  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

11.4 11.4 11.6 12.1 12.5 12.8 12.9 12.6 12.3 12.3 12.0 11.6 12.1

2020

11.1 11.0 11.2 8.5 12.6 13.2 13.2 13.1 13.2 13.2 12.7 (p)12.5  

Manufacturing

2019

21.7 21.7 22.1 21.9 22.1 22.1 22.2 22.1 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.9 21.9

2020

21.9 22.1 21.8 20.0 20.1 20.7 20.6 20.6 20.5 20.4 20.3 (p)20.3  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

74.8 73.8 73.2 73.7 74.1 74.3 73.9 74.5 74.4 75.0 76.8 77.8 74.7

2020

75.1 74.3 74.6 67.5 68.5 71.3 69.5 69.7 71.4 72.9 75.7 (p)77.7  

Information

2019

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.6

2020

3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.4 (p)3.5  

Financial Activities

2019

21.5 21.6 21.7 21.6 21.7 21.9 21.8 21.8 21.5 21.6 21.6 21.6 21.7

2020

21.6 21.6 21.6 21.3 21.6 21.6 21.9 21.9 21.9 21.7 21.6 (p)21.7  

Professional & Business Services

2019

50.2 50.4 50.3 51.0 51.3 51.2 51.4 51.7 51.6 52.5 53.1 52.7 51.5

2020

51.6 50.9 51.1 47.0 47.8 49.1 49.6 50.0 50.8 51.9 51.8 (p)50.8  

Educational & Health Services

2019

58.2 59.8 59.9 60.1 60.3 59.0 59.4 59.7 60.9 61.4 61.7 61.8 60.2

2020

61.6 62.1 62.4 57.7 57.2 56.6 56.9 57.9 59.3 59.4 59.8 (p)58.3  

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

29.1 29.1 30.1 32.4 33.6 36.1 36.1 35.8 32.4 32.5 32.5 32.5 32.7

2020

30.2 29.7 29.3 12.7 19.4 26.9 31.8 31.3 28.2 27.7 28.2 (p)25.9  

Other Services

2019

15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.6 15.3 15.4 15.4 15.2 15.4

2020

15.2 15.2 15.2 11.2 11.3 12.5 14.0 14.3 14.2 14.3 14.3 (p)14.1  

Government

2019

57.9 58.8 59.0 58.9 57.8 57.7 57.4 57.4 58.9 59.1 59.2 58.5 58.4

2020

57.8 58.8 58.9 58.0 56.4 53.8 54.3 54.6 56.4 57.2 57.2 (p)56.7  

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

2019

296,743 297,805 296,996 296,718 299,080 304,772 309,299 307,279 302,473 304,253 304,620 304,502 302,045

2020

303,565 303,802 301,253 301,504 307,304 302,487 306,140 301,032 304,308 301,880 (p)300,425    

Employment

2019

285,702 286,946 286,697 287,942 288,835 292,914 296,188 294,471 291,334 292,465 293,430 293,165 290,841

2020

290,893 291,041 287,041 261,413 271,803 267,265 273,419 274,625 284,688 284,316 (p)285,298    

Unemployment

2019

11,041 10,859 10,299 8,776 10,245 11,858 13,111 12,808 11,139 11,788 11,190 11,337 11,204

2020

12,672 12,761 14,212 40,091 35,501 35,222 32,721 26,407 19,620 17,564 (p)15,127    

Unemployment Rate

2019

3.7 3.6 3.5 3.0 3.4 3.9 4.2 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7

2020

4.2 4.2 4.7 13.3 11.6 11.6 10.7 8.8 6.4 5.8 (p)5.0    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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