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Feb
14

Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – December 2018

In December, Worcester County, MD, had the highest unemployment rate on the Delmarva Peninsula at 11.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
14

Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – December 2018

In December, Chester County, PA, and New Castle County, DE, had the lowest unemployment rates in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 2.8 percent each.

Feb
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Delaware Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

485.7 486.4 486.6 486.7 486.6 (p)487.1

Employment(1)

466.9 467.4 467.4 467.6 467.9 (p)469.0

Unemployment(1)

18.9 19.0 19.3 19.1 18.7 (p)18.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.8 (p)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

461.9 462.6 463.0 464.2 464.5 (p)465.7

12-month % change

1.4 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.6 (p)2.2

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

23.0 23.1 23.4 23.7 23.8 (p)24.1

12-month % change

6.5 6.9 7.3 6.8 7.2 (p)7.1

Manufacturing(3)

26.3 26.1 26.1 26.1 26.2 (p)26.2

12-month % change

1.9 1.6 1.2 2.0 1.9 (p)1.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

82.1 82.2 82.3 82.0 81.9 (p)81.7

12-month % change

2.1 1.6 1.5 0.7 0.9 (p)1.4

Information(4)

4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.2 (p)4.2

12-month % change

-6.5 -6.5 -6.7 -6.8 -6.7 (p)-6.7

Financial Activities(3)

47.8 47.8 47.7 47.9 47.9 (p)47.9

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.2 (p)0.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

63.8 64.4 64.8 65.5 64.6 (p)64.3

12-month % change

2.7 3.5 4.3 2.0 3.0 (p)4.2

Education & Health Services(3)

79.1 78.7 78.9 79.2 79.6 (p)80.1

12-month % change

1.0 0.3 0.8 1.0 1.3 (p)2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

50.3 50.5 49.6 49.0 49.6 (p)50.5

12-month % change

1.2 2.2 0.6 -0.6 1.0 (p)3.1

Other Services(3)

18.7 18.9 19.1 19.3 19.6 (p)19.5

12-month % change

-0.5 0.5 2.7 2.1 4.8 (p)3.2

Government(3)

66.5 66.6 66.9 67.4 67.1 (p)67.2

12-month % change

0.6 1.2 1.2 1.4 0.9 (p)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Dover Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Dover, DE: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2019
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2019
Philadelphia Area Employment – November 2018 Employment News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Expenditures for the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area: 2016-17 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2018
County Employment and Wages in Delaware — Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2018
County Employment and Wages in the Delmarva Peninsula – Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Average Energy Prices - Philadelphia Average energy prices Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – December 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2019
Changing Compensation Costs in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area – December 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2019
Average Energy Prices, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – November 2018 Average energy prices News Release Dec 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in the Philadelphia Area — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
Workplace Fatalities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2019
Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – December 2018 Unemployment News Release Feb 2019
Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – December 2018 Unemployment News Release Feb 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Delaware — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2018