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

2016

681.0 690.1 690.9 700.7 696.9 690.7 691.2 689.5 708.1 715.7 720.6 719.6 699.6

2017

701.9 712.2 713.6 718.2 714.9 (p)711.7              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

11.2 11.5 11.5 11.9 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.0 12.1 12.1 12.2 11.7 12.0

2017

11.3 11.7 11.8 12.2 12.4 (p)12.8              

Manufacturing

2016

20.4 20.4 20.3 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.4 20.5 20.3 20.3 20.4 20.4

2017

20.0 20.1 19.9 19.9 19.9 (p)19.8              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

91.4 90.9 91.3 91.9 92.5 92.7 92.7 92.9 93.7 94.4 95.3 96.6 93.0

2017

93.5 92.6 93.6 93.0 92.9 (p)92.9              

Information

2016

11.6 11.6 11.6 11.8 10.7 11.8 11.9 11.8 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.7

2017

11.6 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 (p)11.8              

Financial Activities

2016

42.3 42.4 42.3 42.7 42.7 43.2 43.3 43.3 42.7 42.5 42.4 42.7 42.7

2017

42.2 42.3 42.3 42.4 42.9 (p)43.9              

Professional & Business Services

2016

92.0 93.5 93.5 94.4 94.9 95.1 95.8 95.9 96.5 96.8 99.0 97.9 95.4

2017

95.8 95.0 97.1 97.8 98.0 (p)98.2              

Educational & Health Services

2016

218.1 224.4 223.0 226.6 222.1 214.6 216.0 214.8 226.6 232.1 234.9 233.4 223.9

2017

226.9 236.9 234.7 236.3 231.1 (p)224.2              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

66.0 66.5 68.0 71.2 71.6 70.7 69.7 71.1 73.7 74.7 73.5 73.1 70.8

2017

70.0 70.6 71.1 73.3 74.5 (p)76.6              

Other Services

2016

26.8 27.1 27.4 27.5 27.8 27.9 28.1 28.1 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.1 27.8

2017

27.7 27.8 28.0 28.2 28.4 (p)28.8              

Government

2016

101.2 101.8 102.0 102.2 101.7 101.8 100.7 99.2 102.6 102.9 103.0 103.8 101.9

2017

102.9 103.5 103.4 103.4 103.1 (p)102.7              

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

2016

(r)697,867 (r)702,470 (r)703,299 (r)704,148 (r)704,538 (r)704,425 (r)715,091 (r)707,876 (r)712,934 (r)714,271 (r)714,882 (r)709,049 (r)707,571

2017

704,479 708,970 709,615 712,483 (p)710,906                

Employment

2016

(r)650,115 (r)655,525 (r)654,427 (r)657,998 (r)656,475 (r)654,500 (r)660,808 (r)655,120 (r)663,545 (r)665,879 (r)670,729 (r)667,956 (r)659,423

2017

661,374 664,730 666,994 670,431 (p)663,295                

Unemployment

2016

(r)47,752 (r)46,945 (r)48,872 (r)46,150 (r)48,063 (r)49,925 (r)54,283 (r)52,756 (r)49,389 (r)48,392 (r)44,153 (r)41,093 (r)48,148

2017

43,105 44,240 42,621 42,052 (p)47,611                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)6.8 (r)6.7 (r)6.9 (r)6.6 (r)6.8 (r)7.1 (r)7.6 (r)7.5 (r)6.9 (r)6.8 (r)6.2 (r)5.8 (r)6.8

2017

6.1 6.2 6.0 5.9 (p)6.7                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised