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

Total Nonfarm

2020

257.1 259.0 259.6 212.3 223.9 231.1 238.5 241.1 244.3 245.8 245.7 244.3 241.9

2021

239.6 242.1 244.0 245.7 246.5 247.9 249.0 248.9 249.2 (p)249.7      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

18.0 17.9 18.3 13.8 17.4 18.2 18.4 18.4 18.2 18.5 18.3 18.4 17.8

2021

17.8 17.8 18.1 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.3 19.2 19.0 (p)19.2      

Manufacturing

2020

37.0 36.9 37.1 32.4 33.8 34.7 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.2 35.2 35.4 35.2

2021

35.4 35.5 36.0 35.9 35.9 36.1 36.4 36.3 36.2 (p)35.7      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

60.8 60.3 60.7 50.7 53.1 54.1 56.2 56.7 57.6 57.9 59.0 59.5 57.2

2021

58.9 58.7 58.7 58.8 59.1 58.4 58.0 58.3 58.1 (p)58.3      

Information

2020

2.7 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4

2021

2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 (p)2.3      

Financial Activities

2020

9.6 9.7 9.7 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5

2021

9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.7 (p)9.7      

Professional & Business Services

2020

25.5 25.8 25.5 22.8 23.5 24.0 24.2 24.5 24.5 25.0 24.7 24.8 24.6

2021

25.0 25.2 25.2 25.6 25.1 25.6 25.8 25.6 25.6 (p)25.6      

Educational & Health Services

2020

47.8 48.8 48.7 42.9 43.3 44.2 44.6 44.9 45.9 45.7 45.6 45.4 45.7

2021

44.4 45.0 44.5 44.2 44.1 44.2 44.1 44.3 44.6 (p)44.7      

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

23.3 23.4 23.4 9.4 12.3 15.5 19.5 20.1 19.9 20.4 19.7 18.2 18.8

2021

16.0 16.6 18.0 18.5 19.9 21.6 23.6 23.0 21.4 (p)21.7      

Other Services

2020

12.7 12.8 12.8 8.9 9.7 10.1 11.2 11.4 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.7 11.3

2021

11.6 11.7 11.8 11.9 12.0 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.1 (p)12.1      

Government

2020

19.7 20.8 20.8 19.8 19.1 18.5 17.5 18.3 19.8 19.7 19.8 19.1 19.4

2021

18.8 19.9 20.0 20.2 19.6 18.8 17.4 17.8 20.1 (p)20.4      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2020

284,109 286,859 284,207 272,614 283,430 283,722 287,269 280,200 281,541 280,900 278,771 277,207 281,736

2021

274,689 278,356 276,139 274,560 276,485 280,024 284,115 282,126 277,924 (p)278,218      

Employment

2020

273,047 275,811 272,596 232,115 249,090 250,504 255,217 257,592 266,193 267,219 265,164 262,871 260,618

2021

257,452 261,198 260,992 261,387 264,282 265,720 268,548 267,152 266,235 (p)267,585      

Unemployment

2020

11,062 11,048 11,611 40,499 34,340 33,218 32,052 22,608 15,348 13,681 13,607 14,336 21,118

2021

17,237 17,158 15,147 13,173 12,203 14,304 15,567 14,974 11,689 (p)10,633      

Unemployment Rate

2020

3.9 3.9 4.1 14.9 12.1 11.7 11.2 8.1 5.5 4.9 4.9 5.2 7.5

2021

6.3 6.2 5.5 4.8 4.4 5.1 5.5 5.3 4.2 (p)3.8      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lancaster County in Pennsylvania.