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Philadelphia City, 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
Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

742.6 750.4 744.7 631.3 636.3 643.6 646.5 652.6 668.7 674.0 675.0 667.7 677.8

2021

659.0 669.3 668.9 672.6 674.7 674.2 669.4 671.1 684.1 694.4 698.6 (p)699.6  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

11.4 11.4 11.6 6.8 9.9 10.7 10.9 11.2 11.2 11.6 11.6 11.4 10.8

2021

11.1 10.9 10.8 11.6 11.6 11.0 11.2 11.1 11.3 10.9 10.9 (p)10.6  

Manufacturing

2020

19.0 18.9 18.8 14.4 15.8 16.7 17.0 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.3 17.3 17.3

2021

17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 16.9 17.0 17.1 16.8 17.2 17.4 17.6 (p)17.6  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

93.9 93.3 93.2 74.1 75.9 81.4 83.0 83.4 84.9 84.0 85.4 86.1 84.9

2021

84.6 82.9 83.6 83.3 83.6 84.2 84.2 84.0 85.9 87.7 89.2 (p)91.2  

Information

2020

16.2 16.2 16.1 15.0 14.9 14.9 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.2 15.4

2021

14.7 14.9 14.9 15.5 15.7 16.1 16.3 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.5 (p)16.5  

Financial Activities

2020

43.0 43.0 42.9 41.2 41.0 41.2 41.5 41.3 40.8 40.7 40.9 41.0 41.5

2021

40.3 40.1 39.8 40.5 40.9 41.8 41.8 41.7 40.8 40.4 40.3 (p)40.5  

Professional & Business Services

2020

105.9 106.4 105.6 94.2 94.5 95.1 95.5 95.6 95.9 98.5 98.7 99.3 98.8

2021

99.6 99.9 98.7 98.0 98.4 99.9 99.0 99.7 98.5 100.1 100.4 (p)101.7  

Educational & Health Services

2020

243.3 250.6 247.8 231.6 227.7 223.1 221.5 221.7 229.0 232.3 232.9 229.8 232.6

2021

224.9 232.4 232.0 232.1 229.8 225.0 223.8 223.6 231.8 237.4 238.0 (p)235.1  

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

74.3 74.5 72.5 29.2 32.0 34.6 37.8 40.4 43.3 43.7 42.8 37.5 46.9

2021

38.1 41.6 41.8 45.1 48.9 50.5 51.0 50.0 51.6 53.4 53.7 (p)54.3  

Other Services

2020

28.8 29.0 28.5 19.2 19.7 20.6 22.8 23.5 23.8 24.0 23.9 23.9 24.0

2021

23.6 23.8 24.0 24.4 24.5 24.9 24.8 24.8 24.6 24.8 24.7 (p)24.8  

Government

2020

106.8 107.1 107.7 105.6 104.9 105.3 101.4 103.2 107.4 106.6 106.2 106.2 105.7

2021

105.1 105.8 106.3 105.1 104.4 103.8 100.2 103.4 106.3 106.1 107.3 (p)107.3  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

733,679 737,799 732,383 722,086 734,375 739,660 748,571 717,290 713,065 707,711 705,264 695,374 723,938

2021

698,987 711,762 705,270 695,719 688,632 699,533 700,227 696,646 695,286 694,879 (p)689,721    

Employment

2020

690,833 694,749 683,396 595,575 607,497 603,278 602,939 605,623 634,584 636,189 633,533 624,715 634,409

2021

620,400 632,189 630,558 629,943 630,328 633,871 634,026 630,908 639,258 644,631 (p)645,041    

Unemployment

2020

42,846 43,050 48,987 126,511 126,878 136,382 145,632 111,667 78,481 71,522 71,731 70,659 89,529

2021

78,587 79,573 74,712 65,776 58,304 65,662 66,201 65,738 56,028 50,248 (p)44,680    

Unemployment Rate

2020

5.8 5.8 6.7 17.5 17.3 18.4 19.5 15.6 11.0 10.1 10.2 10.2 12.4

2021

11.2 11.2 10.6 9.5 8.5 9.4 9.5 9.4 8.1 7.2 (p)6.5    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary