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

2016

255.6 256.0 257.8 261.0 262.1 260.4 258.2 257.9 261.9 263.3 264.4 263.3 260.2

2017

255.6 257.1 (p)257.7                    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

9.0 8.8 8.9 9.5 9.9 10.1 10.3 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.0 9.6 9.7

2017

9.0 8.9 (p)9.1                    

Manufacturing

2016

26.7 26.6 26.6 26.8 26.9 27.1 27.1 27.1 27.2 27.1 27.0 26.9 26.9

2017

26.7 26.6 (p)26.6                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

62.6 62.0 62.6 62.7 63.1 63.1 62.4 62.3 62.9 63.6 64.6 65.1 63.1

2017

63.3 63.6 (p)63.7                    

Information

2016

3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3

2017

3.2 3.2 (p)3.2                    

Financial Activities

2016

12.5 12.4 12.3 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.4 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.4

2017

12.4 12.4 (p)12.4                    

Professional & Business Services

2016

30.5 29.7 30.0 30.7 30.6 30.8 31.0 31.2 31.7 31.3 31.4 31.3 30.9

2017

29.1 28.4 (p)28.1                    

Educational & Health Services

2016

51.7 53.1 53.4 53.8 53.4 51.5 51.2 51.3 52.9 54.3 54.7 54.2 53.0

2017

52.6 54.5 (p)54.4                    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

21.9 22.3 22.7 23.5 24.3 24.2 24.2 24.2 23.5 23.1 22.6 22.4 23.2

2017

21.7 21.8 (p)22.1                    

Other Services

2016

8.1 8.1 8.2 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.4

2017

8.3 8.3 (p)8.3                    

Government

2016

29.3 29.7 29.9 29.9 29.8 29.1 27.6 27.2 29.5 29.7 30.0 29.6 29.3

2017

29.3 29.4 (p)29.8                    

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

2016

(r)279,962 (r)280,028 (r)281,076 (r)280,456 (r)281,044 (r)282,209 (r)283,420 (r)280,721 (r)280,032 (r)279,534 (r)279,368 (r)277,954 (r)280,484

2017

275,887 (p)275,759                      

Employment

2016

(r)261,752 (r)261,878 (r)262,442 (r)263,620 (r)264,323 (r)264,146 (r)264,431 (r)262,585 (r)263,694 (r)263,388 (r)264,536 (r)262,924 (r)263,310

2017

259,064 (p)258,584                      

Unemployment

2016

(r)18,210 (r)18,150 (r)18,634 (r)16,836 (r)16,721 (r)18,063 (r)18,989 (r)18,136 (r)16,338 (r)16,146 (r)14,832 (r)15,030 (r)17,174

2017

16,823 (p)17,175                      

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)6.5 (r)6.5 (r)6.6 (r)6.0 (r)5.9 (r)6.4 (r)6.7 (r)6.5 (r)5.8 (r)5.8 (r)5.3 (r)5.4 (r)6.1

2017

6.1 (p)6.2                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised