Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: 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
Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

346.8 347.3 350.4 354.4 357.7 357.3 355.5 353.1 355.6 361.0 366.0 366.9 356.0

2016

357.5 356.2 360.3 365.8 366.7 369.5 (P) 364.0            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

14.8 15.0 15.1 16.4 16.5 16.5 16.8 17.0 17.3 17.9 17.8 17.6 16.6

2016

16.3 15.7 16.0 16.3 16.2 17.1 (P) 17.1            

Manufacturing

 

2015

19.1 19.1 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.7 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.5 19.6 19.4

2016

19.7 19.4 19.7 19.9 19.9 20.1 (P) 20.1            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

62.9 62.9 63.0 64.2 64.3 64.3 64.8 65.0 65.0 65.8 66.9 67.6 64.7

2016

64.2 64.1 64.5 64.9 65.5 65.0 (P) 63.7            

Information

 

2015

4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0

2016

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.9 (P) 3.9            

Financial Activities

 

2015

42.5 42.6 42.7 42.8 42.8 43.1 43.3 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.6 43.1

2016

43.2 43.0 43.0 42.9 43.3 43.1 (P) 43.7            

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

52.1 51.0 51.0 50.8 51.8 51.9 52.4 51.2 50.6 52.0 55.8 56.2 52.2

2016

54.8 53.4 53.6 56.3 56.6 58.1 (P) 57.5            

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

59.8 60.2 60.1 60.9 61.1 61.2 60.8 60.5 60.7 61.8 62.1 61.8 60.9

2016

62.2 61.9 62.3 62.6 62.5 62.9 (P) 61.6            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

31.2 31.4 32.1 33.3 34.7 35.2 35.7 35.4 34.1 33.9 33.2 33.5 33.6

2016

32.0 32.5 33.6 34.9 35.2 37.2 (P) 37.2            

Other Services

 

2015

13.8 14.0 13.9 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.3 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.1

2016

13.9 14.0 14.1 14.4 14.3 14.5 (P) 14.4            

Government

 

2015

46.5 47.1 49.2 48.4 48.7 47.0 44.1 43.1 47.2 48.9 49.3 49.0 47.4

2016

47.3 48.3 49.6 49.7 49.6 47.6 (P) 44.8            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 374,259 (R) 373,721 (R) 375,862 (R) 376,143 (R) 374,274 (R) 376,416 (R) 378,713 (R) 376,155 (R) 374,501 (R) 380,005 (R) 383,913 (R) 385,350 (R) 377,442

2016

384,831 385,087 388,454 388,569 385,322 (P) 386,159              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 352,997 (R) 353,027 (R) 356,152 (R) 357,571 (R) 355,835 (R) 355,718 (R) 357,979 (R) 355,987 (R) 355,597 (R) 361,455 (R) 366,755 (R) 368,479 (R) 358,129

2016

365,437 366,391 370,848 372,387 369,307 (P) 366,976              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 21,262 (R) 20,694 (R) 19,710 (R) 18,572 (R) 18,439 (R) 20,698 (R) 20,734 (R) 20,168 (R) 18,904 (R) 18,550 (R) 17,158 (R) 16,871 (R) 19,313

2016

19,394 18,696 17,606 16,182 16,015 (P) 19,183              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 5.7 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.2 (R) 4.9 (R) 4.9 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.4 (R) 5.0 (R) 4.9 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.4 (R) 5.1

2016

5.0 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.2 (P) 5.0              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

New Castle County, Del.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 290,077 (R) 289,578 (R) 291,159 (R) 291,943 (R) 289,831 (R) 291,531 (R) 293,008 (R) 292,019 (R) 290,581 (R) 295,253 (R) 298,397 (R) 299,673 (R) 292,754

2016

299,474 299,826 302,730 303,070 300,235 (P) 300,135              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 275,330 (R) 275,283 (R) 277,483 (R) 278,606 (R) 276,706 (R) 276,286 (R) 278,053 (R) 277,190 (R) 276,525 (R) 281,478 (R) 285,972 (R) 287,472 (R) 278,865

2016

285,152 286,246 290,123 291,432 288,630 (P) 285,772              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 14,747 (R) 14,295 (R) 13,676 (R) 13,337 (R) 13,125 (R) 15,245 (R) 14,955 (R) 14,829 (R) 14,056 (R) 13,775 (R) 12,425 (R) 12,201 (R) 13,889

2016

14,322 13,580 12,607 11,638 11,605 (P) 14,363              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 5.1 (R) 4.9 (R) 4.7 (R) 4.6 (R) 4.5 (R) 5.2 (R) 5.1 (R) 5.1 (R) 4.8 (R) 4.7 (R) 4.2 (R) 4.1 (R) 4.7

2016

4.8 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.9 (P) 4.8              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Cecil County, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 52,769 (R) 52,668 (R) 53,077 (R) 52,653 (R) 52,972 (R) 53,586 (R) 54,044 (R) 53,147 (R) 52,926 (R) 53,459 (R) 53,803 (R) 53,824 (R) 53,245

2016

53,710 53,477 53,589 53,763 53,301 (P) 54,279              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 49,084 (R) 49,047 (R) 49,643 (R) 49,690 (R) 49,922 (R) 50,369 (R) 50,625 (R) 49,871 (R) 49,992 (R) 50,476 (R) 50,832 (R) 50,947 (R) 50,042

2016

50,587 50,307 50,578 51,089 50,816 (P) 51,467              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 3,685 (R) 3,621 (R) 3,434 (R) 2,963 (R) 3,050 (R) 3,217 (R) 3,419 (R) 3,276 (R) 2,934 (R) 2,983 (R) 2,971 (R) 2,877 (R) 3,203

2016

3,123 3,170 3,011 2,674 2,485 (P) 2,812              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 7.0 (R) 6.9 (R) 6.5 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.8 (R) 6.0 (R) 6.3 (R) 6.2 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.5 (R) 5.3 (R) 6.0

2016

5.8 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.7 (P) 5.2              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Salem County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 31,413 (R) 31,475 (R) 31,626 (R) 31,547 (R) 31,471 (R) 31,299 (R) 31,661 (R) 30,989 (R) 30,994 (R) 31,293 (R) 31,713 (R) 31,853 (R) 31,445

2016

31,647 31,784 32,135 31,736 31,786 (P) 31,745              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 28,583 (R) 28,697 (R) 29,026 (R) 29,275 (R) 29,207 (R) 29,063 (R) 29,301 (R) 28,926 (R) 29,080 (R) 29,501 (R) 29,951 (R) 30,060 (R) 29,223

2016

29,698 29,838 30,147 29,866 29,861 (P) 29,737              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 2,830 (R) 2,778 (R) 2,600 (R) 2,272 (R) 2,264 (R) 2,236 (R) 2,360 (R) 2,063 (R) 1,914 (R) 1,792 (R) 1,762 (R) 1,793 (R) 2,222

2016

1,949 1,946 1,988 1,870 1,925 (P) 2,008              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 9.0 (R) 8.8 (R) 8.2 (R) 7.2 (R) 7.2 (R) 7.1 (R) 7.5 (R) 6.7 (R) 6.2 (R) 5.7 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.6 (R) 7.1

2016

6.2 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.1 (P) 6.3              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

The Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J Metropolitan Division (MD) includes New Castle County in Delaware; Cecil County in Maryland; and Salem County in New Jersey.