Reading

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Reading Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2018
Reading, PA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Reading – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Pennsylvania’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017

Reading, PA Economy at a Glance:

Reading, PA
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Data
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2018
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2018
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2018
Aug
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

208.9 209.0 210.5 214.1 (p)215.7  

Employment(1)

199.8 201.0 203.0 205.0 (p)206.4  

Unemployment(1)

9.1 8.0 7.5 9.1 (p)9.3  

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.4 3.8 3.6 4.3 (p)4.3  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

178.5 180.4 181.2 180.7 179.4 (p)178.8

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.3 (p)1.6

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

7.7 8.3 8.5 8.8 8.9 (p)8.9

12-month % change

6.9 7.8 6.3 6.0 6.0 (p)6.0

Manufacturing(3)

31.6 31.8 31.9 32.2 32.2 (p)32.1

12-month % change

2.3 2.3 2.6 2.9 3.5 (p)3.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

33.4 33.4 33.7 33.5 33.1 (p)32.9

12-month % change

1.5 0.9 1.5 1.2 0.3 (p)0.3

Information(3)

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 (p)1.1

12-month % change

-8.3 -8.3 -8.3 0.0 -8.3 (p)-8.3

Financial Activities(3)

5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 6.0 (p)5.9

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -1.7 -1.7 0.0 (p)-1.7

Professional and Business Services(3)

24.0 24.5 24.5 24.9 25.0 (p)25.1

12-month % change

3.4 3.4 2.9 3.8 3.3 (p)2.9

Education and Health Services(3)

30.4 30.3 30.1 30.0 30.0 (p)29.8

12-month % change

1.7 1.7 1.7 2.0 1.4 (p)0.7

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

14.6 15.0 15.7 15.8 16.2 (p)16.2

12-month % change

0.7 0.0 2.6 2.6 6.6 (p)7.3

Other Services(3)

7.8 7.9 7.9 8.1 8.1 (p)8.1

12-month % change

-1.3 0.0 -1.3 0.0 1.3 (p)1.3

Government(3)

22.0 22.2 21.9 20.3 18.8 (p)18.7

12-month % change

-0.5 0.0 -0.5 -1.0 0.5 (p)-3.1

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