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

335.1 335.6 336.7 342.8 347.0 350.9 350.8 350.2 347.0 347.3      

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 11.4 11.5 11.4 11.4 11.7      

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 21.3 21.5 21.4 21.1 21.2      

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 75.2 74.9 75.5 75.5 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 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9      

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 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.1      

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 50.6 50.2 50.1 48.7 48.8      

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 56.6 56.9 57.0 58.3 58.9      

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 36.0 37.5 36.3 32.7 31.7      

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 15.5 15.4 15.4 15.3 15.4      

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 58.9 57.6 57.8 58.8 59.1      

 

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

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

2017

293,146 292,598 293,733 297,645 301,009 305,293 308,040 303,759 (p)297,455        

Employment

2016

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

2017

280,699 279,724 281,453 285,910 287,527 291,828 293,987 290,506 (p)286,062        

Unemployment

2016

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

2017

12,447 12,874 12,280 11,735 13,482 13,465 14,053 13,253 (p)11,393        

Unemployment Rate

2016

4.5 4.5 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.8 5.0 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.9 4.5

2017

4.2 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.4 (p)3.8        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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