Dover, DE: 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
Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

66.7 66.6 67.4 67.8 68.6 68.3 67.7 67.3 68.3 69.5 69.7 69.8 68.1

2016

67.8 68.2 69.2 69.8 69.3 69.7 69.1 69.2 70.3 (P) 70.8      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6

2016

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 (P) 2.7      

Manufacturing

 

2015

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.8

2016

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 (P) 4.8      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

13.0 12.8 12.9 13.1 13.1 13.1 13.0 12.9 13.2 13.5 14.1 14.2 13.2

2016

13.4 13.4 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.7 13.5 13.7 14.0 (P) 14.0      

Information

 

2015

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

2016

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (P) 0.4      

Financial Activities

 

2015

1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

2016

1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 (P) 1.7      

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.5

2016

4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 (P) 4.7      

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

10.1 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.5 10.4 10.6 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.5

2016

10.6 10.8 10.9 10.9 10.8 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.9 (P) 11.0      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

8.0 7.9 8.0 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.4 8.4 8.1 8.1 8.3

2016

7.8 7.8 8.1 8.5 8.7 9.3 9.3 9.2 8.8 (P) 8.6      

Other Services

 

2015

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9

2016

2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.9 (P) 2.9      

Government

 

2015

19.2 19.4 19.9 19.4 19.7 19.3 18.8 18.5 19.4 19.6 19.5 19.4 19.3

2016

19.2 19.3 19.5 19.5 19.3 18.9 18.6 18.4 19.4 (P) 20.0      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

76,673 76,427 77,185 76,614 76,130 76,612 76,335 76,349 76,156 77,859 78,077 78,225 76,887

2016

78,393 78,341 79,529 79,003 77,915 78,074 77,437 77,291 77,322 (P) 78,186      

Employment

 

2015

72,276 72,076 72,940 72,496 72,083 72,123 71,871 71,859 72,082 73,824 74,560 74,665 72,738

2016

74,254 74,390 75,808 75,614 74,472 73,936 73,419 73,386 73,746 (P) 74,615      

Unemployment

 

2015

4,397 4,351 4,245 4,118 4,047 4,489 4,464 4,490 4,074 4,035 3,517 3,560 4,149

2016

4,139 3,951 3,721 3,389 3,443 4,138 4,018 3,905 3,576 (P) 3,571      

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

5.7 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.9 5.8 5.9 5.3 5.2 4.5 4.6 5.4

2016

5.3 5.0 4.7 4.3 4.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.6 (P) 4.6      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Kent County in Delaware.