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Allentown

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Allentown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Pennsylvania’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Economy at a Glance:

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)448.5 446.4 447.2 444.7 441.3 (p)442.2

Employment(1)

(2)428.2 424.1 425.1 419.5 370.0 (p)382.6

Unemployment(1)

(2)20.3 22.3 22.1 25.2 71.3 (p)59.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.5 5.0 5.0 5.7 16.2 (p)13.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

387.3 377.3 378.0 377.7 322.1 (p)331.6

12-month % change

1.3 0.9 0.9 0.1 -15.1 (p)-13.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

13.2 12.5 12.2 12.5 8.5 (p)11.0

12-month % change

-3.6 -3.8 -4.7 -3.8 -38.4 (p)-22.5

Manufacturing(4)

39.8 39.1 39.3 39.4 35.0 (p)36.6

12-month % change

1.0 -0.3 -0.3 -0.5 -11.8 (p)-7.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

90.4 86.0 85.7 85.3 75.1 (p)78.9

12-month % change

0.7 -0.7 0.8 0.2 -11.5 (p)-7.6

Information(4)

5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 4.7 (p)4.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -11.3 (p)-15.1

Financial Activities(4)

14.0 13.8 13.8 13.3 13.0 (p)13.0

12-month % change

1.4 0.7 0.7 -3.6 -5.8 (p)-6.5

Professional and Business Services(4)

49.2 48.3 47.3 47.2 41.9 (p)41.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.4 -1.5 -1.0 -13.6 (p)-14.9

Education and Health Services(4)

81.5 80.5 82.4 82.7 77.1 (p)76.0

12-month % change

2.6 3.9 3.6 2.7 -4.2 (p)-5.0

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

37.9 36.7 36.2 35.8 17.4 (p)20.0

12-month % change

5.6 2.5 1.7 -2.2 -53.5 (p)-49.2

Other Services(4)

14.7 14.6 14.6 14.7 9.7 (p)9.9

12-month % change

1.4 2.1 1.4 2.1 -33.1 (p)-32.7

Government(4)

41.3 40.5 41.2 41.5 39.7 (p)39.9

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7 -3.6 (p)-3.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary