Pennsylvania: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

5,730.2 5,741.4 5,741.7 5,734.4 5,732.5 5,733.0 5,738.9 5,745.7 5,747.2 5,754.1 5,765.1 5,758.1

2014

5,757.3 5,767.3 5,757.9 5,770.2 5,787.9 5,793.7 5,792.6 5,792.2 5,789.7 (P) 5,802.3    

Mining & Logging

 

2013

35.6 35.6 35.9 35.9 35.9 35.9 36.0 36.0 36.0 35.4 36.0 36.5

2014

36.8 36.8 36.5 36.5 37.4 37.8 38.1 38.1 38.3 (P) 37.5    

Construction

 

2013

225.3 225.7 226.0 225.4 225.5 225.8 225.8 226.6 226.7 228.9 228.5 222.4

2014

229.9 230.0 228.7 234.6 236.1 237.6 240.4 237.4 232.7 (P) 233.5    

Manufacturing

 

2013

565.2 565.9 564.8 564.0 563.4 563.7 562.5 562.1 562.1 563.7 563.0 561.4

2014

560.2 559.4 560.5 557.6 559.0 556.8 558.4 557.3 559.4 (P) 562.1    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

1,099.6 1,103.1 1,102.2 1,101.5 1,100.9 1,101.6 1,102.1 1,104.7 1,103.2 1,101.5 1,105.9 1,110.1

2014

1,100.9 1,103.9 1,106.6 1,107.4 1,107.1 1,114.2 1,117.6 1,118.6 1,113.9 (P) 1,119.4    

Information

 

2013

89.4 89.1 88.9 88.5 88.2 87.6 88.2 87.5 87.4 87.8 88.7 87.7

2014

87.5 87.0 87.1 86.2 85.8 85.4 84.4 85.2 85.2 (P) 85.8    

Financial Activities

 

2013

310.8 311.4 311.7 312.1 312.3 312.6 312.4 312.6 312.5 312.4 312.6 312.3

2014

313.9 315.8 313.7 314.7 315.2 317.8 316.7 316.7 316.7 (P) 314.6    

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

740.5 745.2 746.4 746.3 747.8 750.8 752.2 753.9 751.9 756.0 756.2 755.2

2014

754.2 757.1 750.9 759.2 761.8 759.7 759.7 757.5 757.7 (P) 759.7    

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

1,156.7 1,158.3 1,158.2 1,157.2 1,155.2 1,153.0 1,154.4 1,152.8 1,161.0 1,162.0 1,163.0 1,159.4

2014

1,164.3 1,162.0 1,159.9 1,162.0 1,169.0 1,166.5 1,164.2 1,166.7 1,171.0 (P) 1,169.6    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

529.6 529.9 532.9 528.9 529.9 533.1 533.9 533.7 535.0 536.4 539.9 542.2

2014

545.8 549.8 547.2 543.2 547.0 545.2 540.5 538.3 537.1 (P) 542.3    

Other Services

 

2013

252.5 252.1 251.9 251.7 252.0 252.8 251.9 252.3 252.5 252.8 254.1 253.4

2014

251.8 252.3 253.5 254.9 255.4 257.9 254.7 254.7 258.2 (P) 260.9    

Government

 

2013

725.0 725.1 722.8 722.9 721.4 716.1 719.5 723.5 718.9 717.2 717.2 717.5

2014

712.0 713.2 713.3 713.9 714.1 714.8 717.9 721.7 719.5 (P) 716.9    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

 

2013

6,490,155 6,489,274 6,487,896 6,483,327 6,474,333 6,464,639 6,457,453 6,449,176 6,439,836 6,430,337 6,427,400 6,423,903

2014

6,415,498 6,430,357 6,441,471 6,443,229 6,431,126 6,403,430 6,372,097 6,343,617 6,347,647 (P) 6,363,493    

Employment

 

2013

5,987,052 5,989,750 5,991,417 5,991,088 5,986,276 5,978,383 5,971,375 5,968,804 5,970,775 5,975,939 5,982,041 5,989,791

2014

6,003,981 6,032,824 6,051,813 6,074,923 6,068,188 6,046,264 6,010,783 5,975,694 5,987,266 (P) 6,018,858    

Unemployment

 

2013

503,103 499,524 496,479 492,239 488,057 486,256 486,078 480,372 469,061 454,398 445,359 434,112

2014

411,517 397,533 389,658 368,306 362,938 357,166 361,314 367,923 360,381 (P) 344,635    

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.8 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.1 6.9 6.8

2014

6.4 6.2 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.7 (P) 5.4    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary