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

2015

898.1 907.4 909.0 918.8 917.4 912.3 901.5 900.3 918.5 930.6 934.9 933.8 915.2

2016

913.4 925.6 931.1 936.8 936.0 928.3 922.7 920.9 935.3 (p)946.3      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2015

20.5 21.0 21.1 21.8 22.3 23.3 23.0 23.1 23.1 23.3 23.1 22.4 22.3

2016

21.3 21.4 22.0 22.5 22.8 23.3 23.3 23.4 23.5 (p)23.6      

Manufacturing

2015

36.1 35.9 35.8 35.7 35.9 36.0 35.8 35.6 35.5 35.3 35.3 35.4 35.7

2016

34.8 34.6 34.6 34.6 34.8 34.8 34.6 34.5 34.5 (p)34.2      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2015

132.2 130.7 131.3 132.1 133.0 134.2 133.0 133.6 134.5 136.9 139.7 140.9 134.3

2016

134.6 134.0 135.7 135.4 137.1 136.6 135.6 136.3 137.7 (p)139.5      

Information

2015

14.0 14.3 14.6 14.5 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.8 14.7 14.8 14.7 14.9 14.6

2016

14.7 14.6 14.6 14.8 13.5 14.6 14.6 14.4 14.3 (p)14.4      

Financial Activities

2015

57.7 57.7 57.8 58.0 58.3 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.2 58.5 58.9 59.1 58.4

2016

58.6 59.2 59.7 59.7 60.0 60.2 60.6 61.0 59.8 (p)59.5      

Professional & Business Services

2015

119.4 119.9 120.3 121.9 122.2 123.3 122.4 122.3 122.4 123.3 124.4 124.7 122.2

2016

121.7 123.6 124.7 124.9 126.3 125.3 124.0 124.0 123.7 (p)124.2      

Educational & Health Services

2015

268.5 276.6 274.6 278.1 272.9 263.7 263.0 260.8 273.4 280.0 282.7 279.9 272.9

2016

274.6 283.6 283.0 285.1 279.5 271.9 272.0 270.4 281.3 (p)288.2      

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

84.7 84.9 86.8 89.8 91.3 91.5 90.8 90.8 91.4 91.1 88.2 87.7 89.1

2016

87.2 86.8 88.7 91.5 94.4 95.5 97.0 96.0 95.1 (p)95.2      

Other Services

2015

37.7 37.8 38.1 38.3 38.7 39.1 39.0 39.0 38.7 39.3 39.3 39.4 38.7

2016

39.0 39.0 39.5 39.6 39.5 39.1 39.4 39.6 39.3 (p)39.5      

Government

2015

127.3 128.6 128.6 128.6 128.3 127.7 121.0 121.4 126.6 128.1 128.6 129.4 127.0

2016

126.9 128.8 128.6 128.7 128.1 127.0 121.6 121.3 126.1 (p)128.0      

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

2015

983,009 983,988 980,820 986,493 992,208 990,832 996,222 985,251 984,583 989,708 993,323 990,793 988,102

2016

993,188 1,001,265 1,004,631 1,003,085 1,010,391 1,007,521 1,018,446 1,011,386 1,012,144 (p)1,013,318      

Employment

2015

913,000 918,199 917,313 927,166 923,764 924,295 925,043 920,460 927,134 934,657 941,380 943,914 926,360

2016

935,792 943,717 942,929 942,413 945,223 943,229 946,219 939,864 947,081 (p)948,364      

Unemployment

2015

70,009 65,789 63,507 59,327 68,444 66,537 71,179 64,791 57,449 55,051 51,943 46,879 61,742

2016

57,396 57,548 61,702 60,672 65,168 64,292 72,227 71,522 65,063 (p)64,954      

Unemployment Rate

2015

7.1 6.7 6.5 6.0 6.9 6.7 7.1 6.6 5.8 5.6 5.2 4.7 6.2

2016

5.8 5.7 6.1 6.0 6.4 6.4 7.1 7.1 6.4 (p)6.4      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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