Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD: 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
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

1,305.3 1,311.4 1,324.0 1,345.1 1,354.9 1,353.9 1,344.5 1,344.5 1,352.7 1,359.6 1,364.9 1,368.4 1,344.1

2015

1,327.6 1,338.4 1,339.7 1,364.5 1,378.8 (P) 1,384.4              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

68.0 67.1 68.7 71.3 72.7 73.9 74.8 75.1 74.7 74.3 75.0 74.0 72.5

2015

70.4 69.0 68.7 73.1 75.4 (P) 76.9              

Manufacturing

 

2014

54.3 54.1 54.2 54.6 54.5 54.8 54.9 55.0 54.9 54.8 54.6 55.5 54.7

2015

55.6 55.2 54.8 55.2 55.1 (P) 55.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

233.1 229.2 231.2 233.2 234.8 236.4 235.1 235.7 235.6 235.5 240.9 243.1 235.3

2015

234.0 232.1 231.6 234.2 237.9 (P) 240.6              

Information

 

2014

16.8 16.3 16.4 16.2 16.5 16.1 16.3 16.5 15.9 15.8 15.9 15.7 16.2

2015

15.4 15.7 15.8 15.6 15.7 (P) 15.8              

Financial Activities

 

2014

75.8 75.9 75.6 76.5 76.8 77.4 78.0 78.1 77.5 78.4 78.2 78.5 77.2

2015

78.3 78.5 77.6 78.8 79.1 (P) 78.9              

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

212.3 213.2 215.3 220.5 222.6 224.2 224.4 225.6 224.2 223.8 223.6 223.9 221.1

2015

215.7 219.6 218.4 223.9 222.5 (P) 224.6              

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

250.2 254.0 255.4 256.0 256.2 251.6 250.4 249.8 254.3 258.5 260.5 262.0 254.9

2015

257.0 258.8 258.7 262.5 262.5 (P) 258.7              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

118.5 118.7 122.2 128.1 134.8 137.0 136.8 137.7 134.6 131.8 128.0 128.5 129.7

2015

124.0 125.3 127.4 134.1 141.5 (P) 149.0              

Other Services

 

2014

52.0 51.9 52.3 52.9 53.1 53.7 53.8 53.4 53.6 53.7 54.2 53.8 53.2

2015

53.2 52.9 53.4 52.9 53.5 (P) 53.1              

Government

 

2014

224.3 231.0 232.7 235.8 232.9 228.8 220.0 217.6 227.4 233.0 234.0 233.4 229.2

2015

224.0 231.3 233.3 234.2 235.6 (P) 231.1              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

1,441,100 1,440,483 1,449,293 1,447,605 1,456,973 1,467,199 1,478,240 1,465,365 1,453,941 1,458,430 1,455,828 1,451,071 1,455,461

2015

1,449,661 1,451,174 1,451,445 1,458,504 1,473,599 (P) 1,489,155              

Employment

 

2014

1,345,388 1,345,449 1,357,215 1,364,498 1,368,254 1,372,882 1,380,972 1,370,972 1,368,474 1,374,724 1,373,293 1,372,347 1,366,206

2015

1,360,611 1,366,841 1,369,185 1,383,393 1,392,085 (P) 1,401,142              

Unemployment

 

2014

95,712 95,034 92,078 83,107 88,719 94,317 97,268 94,393 85,467 83,706 82,535 78,724 89,255

2015

89,050 84,333 82,260 75,111 81,514 (P) 88,013              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

6.6 6.6 6.4 5.7 6.1 6.4 6.6 6.4 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.4 6.1

2015

6.1 5.8 5.7 5.1 5.5 (P) 5.9              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

350.5 355.1 358.2 365.1 366.8 360.7 359.5 360.1 367.0 368.5 368.6 369.3 362.5

2015

357.4 362.7 364.5 370.3 371.2 (P) 367.3              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

9.5 9.4 9.7 10.2 10.5 10.5 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.5 10.3

2015

10.1 10.0 10.2 10.5 10.8 (P) 10.9              

Manufacturing

 

2014

11.6 11.5 11.5 11.8 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.7

2015

11.7 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.6 (P) 11.6              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

40.4 39.8 40.5 40.8 41.3 41.5 41.3 41.3 41.7 41.2 41.4 41.3 41.0

2015

40.5 40.3 40.6 40.7 41.0 (P) 41.2              

Information

 

2014

3.8 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.6 3.7

2015

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 (P) 3.6              

Financial Activities

 

2014

17.4 17.5 16.9 17.4 17.6 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.6 17.6

2015

17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.6 (P) 17.6              

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

46.1 46.5 47.0 47.7 48.3 48.4 48.7 49.1 49.0 48.4 47.9 47.7 47.9

2015

46.0 47.9 46.5 47.9 48.9 (P) 48.6              

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

110.7 113.1 113.7 113.3 113.1 109.8 109.3 108.6 111.0 112.8 113.8 114.8 112.0

2015

110.5 110.6 112.0 113.6 112.8 (P) 110.6              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

24.6 25.1 26.2 28.2 30.0 29.1 29.6 31.1 31.6 30.9 30.1 30.2 28.9

2015

29.4 30.2 30.9 33.1 33.2 (P) 33.7              

Other Services

 

2014

15.7 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.9 16.0 16.2 15.9 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.2 16.0

2015

15.9 15.9 16.1 16.1 16.2 (P) 16.2              

Government

 

2014

70.7 72.8 73.2 76.1 74.7 72.3 70.6 70.3 73.9 75.4 75.4 75.5 73.4

2015

72.2 75.1 75.5 75.7 75.5 (P) 73.3              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2014

292,601 291,923 293,071 292,723 294,742 296,667 299,143 296,693 293,186 294,112 293,985 293,228 294,340

2015

293,528 293,504 292,890 293,947 297,022 (P) 300,019              

Employment

 

2014

264,651 264,753 266,970 268,703 269,564 270,081 271,618 269,664 269,154 270,351 270,186 270,188 268,824

2015

267,862 269,163 269,462 272,283 274,087 (P) 275,303              

Unemployment

 

2014

27,950 27,170 26,101 24,020 25,178 26,586 27,525 27,029 24,032 23,761 23,799 23,040 25,516

2015

25,666 24,341 23,428 21,664 22,935 (P) 24,716              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

9.6 9.3 8.9 8.2 8.5 9.0 9.2 9.1 8.2 8.1 8.1 7.9 8.7

2015

8.7 8.3 8.0 7.4 7.7 (P) 8.2              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary