Maryland: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Maryland
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

2,640.4 2,644.7 2,641.2 2,648.9 2,658.8 2,655.9 2,661.3 2,665.5 2,664.4 2,677.5 2,680.0 2,683.3

2016

2,684.1 2,684.3 2,704.6 (P) 2,704.8                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

152.4 152.7 152.7 153.4 154.3 154.7 155.7 156.5 156.9 158.6 158.8 158.4

2016

159.6 160.2 163.9 (P) 163.9                

Manufacturing

 

2015

103.7 103.8 103.7 103.7 103.7 103.9 104.0 104.1 103.9 105.2 106.1 106.0

2016

106.8 107.5 106.7 (P) 105.7                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

459.1 459.9 459.4 461.0 463.1 464.7 465.9 465.9 466.2 464.4 464.9 466.1

2016

466.4 468.1 469.3 (P) 467.3                

Information

 

2015

39.1 38.7 38.5 39.1 38.8 37.8 38.5 37.8 37.8 38.6 38.3 38.1

2016

37.1 38.1 38.4 (P) 38.1                

Financial Activities

 

2015

145.3 145.5 145.5 145.7 146.1 146.3 146.6 146.5 146.2 147.5 147.3 147.6

2016

148.3 148.2 147.6 (P) 148.7                

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

426.2 426.5 425.8 428.2 429.4 428.9 431.7 431.8 429.9 433.5 433.9 434.5

2016

435.8 430.1 435.6 (P) 437.3                

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

432.1 433.5 434.1 434.4 438.3 436.0 437.1 437.4 437.5 437.3 436.9 438.5

2016

434.1 440.0 442.9 (P) 443.3                

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

265.8 266.6 264.7 266.2 267.6 266.2 267.3 267.5 267.3 273.4 273.4 274.6

2016

275.6 274.0 279.3 (P) 280.7                

Other Services

 

2015

113.5 113.9 113.9 114.0 114.1 114.1 114.4 115.1 115.2 115.7 116.8 116.8

2016

117.0 117.6 117.8 (P) 117.3                

Government

 

2015

503.2 503.6 502.9 503.2 503.4 503.3 500.1 502.9 503.5 503.3 503.6 502.7

2016

503.4 500.5 503.1 (P) 502.5                

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Maryland
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

 

2015

(1) 3,135,875 (1) 3,137,939 (1) 3,140,015 (1) 3,142,037 (1) 3,144,070 (1) 3,146,172 (1) 3,148,359 (1) 3,150,667 (1) 3,153,091 (1) 3,155,537 (1) 3,157,719 (1) 3,159,706

2016

3,163,339 3,167,606 3,173,952 (P) 3,177,900                

Employment

 

2015

(1) 2,965,278 (1) 2,968,830 (1) 2,972,815 (1) 2,976,994 (1) 2,981,041 (1) 2,984,712 (1) 2,987,962 (1) 2,990,917 (1) 2,993,758 (1) 2,996,576 (1) 2,999,142 (1) 3,001,317

2016

3,009,961 3,018,427 3,026,082 (P) 3,030,260                

Unemployment

 

2015

(1) 170,597 (1) 169,109 (1) 167,200 (1) 165,043 (1) 163,029 (1) 161,460 (1) 160,397 (1) 159,750 (1) 159,333 (1) 158,961 (1) 158,577 (1) 158,389

2016

153,378 149,179 147,870 (P) 147,640                

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(1) 5.4 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.1 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.0 (1) 5.0

2016

4.8 4.7 4.7 (P) 4.6                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary