Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division: 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
Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

884.5 894.0 897.1 907.7 905.8 898.8 892.9 891.0 911.0 922.5 924.4 923.5 904.4

2015

902.1 (P) 913.6                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

19.2 19.4 20.2 21.1 21.5 21.9 22.2 22.2 22.3 22.3 22.3 21.7 21.4

2015

21.6 (P) 21.6                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

36.4 36.4 36.3 36.2 36.4 36.7 36.6 36.6 36.5 36.3 36.0 36.1 36.4

2015

36.0 (P) 36.0                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

130.8 129.4 130.5 131.0 132.3 132.6 132.4 132.8 133.3 134.9 136.5 138.4 132.9

2015

133.2 (P) 132.1                      

Information

 

2014

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

2015

14.0 (P) 13.9                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

57.1 57.2 57.2 57.4 57.7 58.3 58.5 58.5 57.9 57.9 57.9 58.2 57.8

2015

58.4 (P) 57.9                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

117.0 117.5 117.9 119.1 119.2 119.4 119.7 120.4 120.8 122.7 122.1 122.1 119.8

2015

118.7 (P) 120.7                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

261.9 270.4 269.2 273.4 268.0 259.4 259.3 258.2 270.5 275.5 277.6 274.3 268.1

2015

267.1 (P) 275.3                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

82.7 82.5 84.8 88.1 89.5 89.1 88.0 89.1 90.3 90.7 89.6 89.9 87.9

2015

87.2 (P) 88.1                      

Other Services

 

2014

37.7 37.5 38.1 38.3 38.8 39.4 39.3 39.1 38.8 39.6 40.0 40.3 38.9

2015

39.4 (P) 39.1                      

Government

 

2014

127.9 129.7 129.0 129.1 128.6 127.8 122.6 119.9 126.5 128.5 128.2 128.3 127.2

2015

126.5 (P) 128.9                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 922,070 (1) 920,548 (1) 922,474 (1) 917,712 (1) 925,396 (1) 933,290 (1) 938,570 (1) 927,441 (1) 913,591 (1) 917,231 (1) 916,185 (1) 911,274  

2015

974,985 (P) 979,585                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 846,492 (1) 847,552 (1) 851,449 (1) 856,742 (1) 855,944 (1) 863,241 (1) 863,709 (1) 856,112 (1) 852,124 (1) 857,602 (1) 858,169 (1) 859,151  

2015

907,542 (P) 914,837                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 75,578 (1) 72,996 (1) 71,025 (1) 60,970 (1) 69,452 (1) 70,049 (1) 74,861 (1) 71,329 (1) 61,467 (1) 59,629 (1) 58,016 (1) 52,123  

2015

67,443 (P) 64,748                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 8.2 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.7 (1) 6.6 (1) 7.5 (1) 7.5 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.7 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.7  

2015

6.9 (P) 6.6                      

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

The Philadelphia, Pa., Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Delaware and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.