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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

2018

259.3 260.9 261.9 264.7 265.8 264.9 261.5 261.2 264.2 266.2 268.7 266.9 263.9

2019

258.4 259.4 260.6 263.7 265.2 264.6 260.3 261.3 263.6 266.6 (p)266.6    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

10.4 10.5 10.9 11.6 11.7 11.7 11.8 11.7 11.6 11.6 11.5 11.1 11.3

2019

10.5 10.4 10.6 11.2 11.7 12.0 12.1 12.0 11.9 11.8 (p)11.6    

Manufacturing

2018

28.0 28.0 28.2 28.3 28.3 28.6 28.6 28.6 28.5 28.6 28.9 28.9 28.5

2019

28.4 28.4 28.3 28.5 28.4 28.5 28.5 28.5 28.4 28.6 (p)28.6    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

63.9 63.3 63.4 63.4 63.9 64.0 62.6 62.8 63.0 63.6 65.0 65.2 63.7

2019

63.3 62.7 62.7 62.3 63.6 63.6 63.1 62.9 63.0 63.9 (p)64.9    

Information

2018

3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8

2019

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 (p)2.6    

Financial Activities

2018

12.3 12.3 12.2 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.4 12.3 12.1 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.3

2019

12.1 12.1 12.1 12.1 12.2 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.3 12.3 (p)12.3    

Professional & Business Services

2018

28.8 29.1 28.8 29.3 29.6 29.4 29.5 29.5 29.9 29.7 30.2 28.7 29.4

2019

26.4 26.5 27.1 28.6 28.9 29.3 28.8 29.0 29.6 30.2 (p)29.8    

Educational & Health Services

2018

52.6 54.6 54.7 55.0 54.4 53.1 52.6 52.8 54.7 55.6 55.7 55.5 54.3

2019

53.7 55.3 55.4 55.6 54.9 53.8 53.2 53.3 54.7 55.6 (p)55.8    

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

22.4 22.3 22.6 23.5 24.6 24.6 24.6 24.3 23.8 24.2 24.5 24.7 23.8

2019

23.9 23.7 23.8 24.6 24.9 24.3 23.2 24.1 23.3 23.4 (p)22.7    

Other Services

2018

8.8 8.8 8.8 9.0 9.0 9.2 9.2 9.1 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 9.0

2019

8.8 8.8 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.0 9.0 (p)8.9    

Government

2018

29.1 29.0 29.3 29.5 29.1 29.1 27.4 27.3 29.0 29.1 29.1 29.0 28.8

2019

28.7 28.9 29.2 29.3 29.0 28.8 27.2 27.3 28.8 29.2 (p)29.4    

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

2018

275,689 276,979 276,045 275,969 275,883 278,319 279,573 275,923 274,889 276,991 278,639 277,417 276,860

2019

276,164 276,817 276,353 274,731 276,369 277,854 278,431 278,113 277,152 281,092 (p)279,906    

Employment

2018

259,535 260,958 261,227 263,154 263,482 263,815 264,143 260,664 262,311 264,416 266,560 264,356 262,885

2019

261,511 262,388 262,782 263,777 263,768 264,582 263,162 262,699 264,201 266,586 (p)265,393    

Unemployment

2018

16,154 16,021 14,818 12,815 12,401 14,504 15,430 15,259 12,578 12,575 12,079 13,061 13,975

2019

14,653 14,429 13,571 10,954 12,601 13,272 15,269 15,414 12,951 14,506 (p)14,513    

Unemployment Rate

2018

5.9 5.8 5.4 4.6 4.5 5.2 5.5 5.5 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.7 5.0

2019

5.3 5.2 4.9 4.0 4.6 4.8 5.5 5.5 4.7 5.2 (p)5.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary