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Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, 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
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

260.7 261.4 261.2 216.2 226.1 235.3 238.5 240.4 244.2 248.4 250.9 248.2 244.3

2021

241.0 242.2 243.6 245.6 247.3 246.8 246.5 246.7 248.8 (p)252.5      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

9.6 9.5 9.8 7.2 9.6 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.3 10.6 10.4 10.0 9.8

2021

9.4 9.3 9.8 10.4 10.5 10.7 10.8 10.5 10.5 (p)10.8      

Manufacturing

2020

28.2 28.3 28.3 24.9 25.5 26.6 26.7 26.6 26.7 26.7 26.9 27.2 26.9

2021

26.9 26.7 27.0 27.0 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.7 27.2 (p)26.8      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

64.4 63.6 64.0 54.5 57.0 60.3 60.6 60.8 61.6 63.5 65.4 67.0 61.9

2021

63.5 63.0 62.9 62.6 62.8 62.6 63.1 63.2 63.6 (p)64.7      

Information

2020

2.9 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6

2021

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 (p)2.5      

Financial Activities

2020

13.3 13.3 13.3 12.8 12.8 13.0 13.0 13.0 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 13.0

2021

12.7 12.7 12.7 12.9 13.0 13.2 13.3 13.3 13.2 (p)13.1      

Professional & Business Services

2020

27.6 27.5 27.3 23.0 24.4 25.0 24.4 24.7 24.7 25.5 26.5 25.2 25.5

2021

24.4 24.7 25.1 26.1 26.3 25.8 26.1 25.8 25.6 (p)27.1      

Educational & Health Services

2020

54.7 56.1 56.0 47.6 47.9 48.6 49.0 49.6 51.5 52.8 52.8 51.3 51.5

2021

50.1 51.2 51.3 51.2 50.7 49.5 48.9 48.9 50.5 (p)51.7      

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

22.6 22.7 22.0 10.0 12.6 15.0 18.3 18.7 18.7 18.4 17.9 16.8 17.8

2021

16.5 17.0 16.8 17.0 17.9 18.6 19.0 19.5 19.3 (p)18.8      

Other Services

2020

8.5 8.6 8.4 5.6 6.1 6.8 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.5

2021

7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.8 (p)7.8      

Government

2020

28.9 29.0 29.3 28.2 27.8 27.1 26.1 26.5 27.8 28.0 28.1 27.8 27.9

2021

27.5 27.6 27.9 28.2 28.6 28.6 27.5 27.4 28.6 (p)29.2      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

279,014 279,013 278,100 269,988 276,247 278,045 278,646 269,239 270,063 270,937 272,521 270,497 274,359

2021

268,851 271,552 269,865 266,391 265,459 268,128 270,654 268,655 266,130 (p)267,141      

Employment

2020

261,813 261,902 258,974 221,765 233,520 237,184 238,265 239,196 248,832 251,542 252,452 248,918 246,197

2021

242,942 245,496 245,920 246,145 247,441 247,782 249,349 247,860 248,998 (p)251,842      

Unemployment

2020

17,201 17,111 19,126 48,223 42,727 40,861 40,381 30,043 21,231 19,395 20,069 21,579 28,162

2021

25,909 26,056 23,945 20,246 18,018 20,346 21,305 20,795 17,132 (p)15,299      

Unemployment Rate

2020

6.2 6.1 6.9 17.9 15.5 14.7 14.5 11.2 7.9 7.2 7.4 8.0 10.3

2021

9.6 9.6 8.9 7.6 6.8 7.6 7.9 7.7 6.4 (p)5.7      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary