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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

2019

257.5 259.0 260.1 263.5 263.2 262.3 260.6 261.6 263.6 266.5 266.8 264.9 262.5

2020

258.6 (p)260.3                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

9.7 9.5 9.9 10.9 10.3 10.6 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.5 10.1 10.4

2020

9.5 (p)9.4                      

Manufacturing

2019

28.7 28.8 28.7 28.7 28.5 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.5 28.6 28.8 28.8 28.7

2020

28.5 (p)28.5                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

63.2 62.6 62.5 62.7 63.0 63.0 62.4 62.6 63.4 64.1 65.0 64.7 63.3

2020

63.5 (p)63.0                      

Information

2019

2.9 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0

2020

2.9 (p)2.9                      

Financial Activities

2019

12.8 12.9 12.9 12.9 13.0 13.1 13.1 13.0 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.9 12.9

2020

12.8 (p)12.8                      

Professional & Business Services

2019

26.9 26.8 26.6 27.6 28.3 27.8 28.2 28.5 28.3 28.9 28.6 27.6 27.8

2020

26.2 (p)26.5                      

Educational & Health Services

2019

53.5 55.5 55.8 56.2 54.8 53.8 53.5 53.7 55.4 56.4 56.6 56.2 55.1

2020

54.7 (p)56.1                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

22.4 22.3 22.9 23.6 24.4 24.6 24.0 24.3 23.4 23.6 23.1 23.7 23.5

2020

22.8 (p)23.3                      

Other Services

2019

8.5 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.8

2020

8.7 (p)8.8                      

Government

2019

28.9 29.1 29.3 29.3 29.2 28.8 27.9 27.9 29.1 29.5 29.6 29.1 29.0

2020

29.0 (p)29.0                      

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

2019

276,164 276,817 276,353 274,731 276,369 277,854 278,431 278,113 277,152 281,092 280,136 (p)279,027  

2020

(p)277,671                        

Employment

2019

261,511 262,388 262,782 263,777 263,768 264,582 263,162 262,699 264,201 266,586 265,608 (p)263,320  

2020

(p)260,185                        

Unemployment

2019

14,653 14,429 13,571 10,954 12,601 13,272 15,269 15,414 12,951 14,506 14,528 (p)15,707  

2020

(p)17,486                        

Unemployment Rate

2019

5.3 5.2 4.9 4.0 4.6 4.8 5.5 5.5 4.7 5.2 5.2 (p)5.6  

2020

(p)6.3                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary