Pennsylvania: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

For Printing: Use smallest text size, landscape orientation, and narrow margins (0.5 inch or less)

 

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

 

2014

5,759.6 5,756.1 5,764.6 5,781.4 5,790.1 5,789.4 5,789.6 5,798.4 5,802.3 5,809.5 5,816.2 5,825.5

2015

5,815.9 5,832.0 5,818.8 5,838.7 5,850.1 5,848.1 (P) 5,856.1          

Mining & Logging

 

2014

36.4 36.4 36.7 37.1 37.2 37.4 37.7 38.1 38.3 37.9 37.9 37.8

2015

38.6 38.1 37.8 37.5 36.7 36.3 (P) 36.5          

Construction

 

2014

227.5 225.4 225.6 230.2 231.4 232.2 232.6 232.5 232.2 233.7 235.8 232.1

2015

233.7 231.0 233.2 242.2 244.9 243.1 (P) 241.5          

Manufacturing

 

2014

566.2 566.6 567.1 566.7 566.7 566.6 567.1 567.0 566.1 567.6 568.6 570.8

2015

569.4 569.8 569.3 571.2 571.3 569.8 (P) 567.6          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

1,101.4 1,100.1 1,104.1 1,106.5 1,108.2 1,110.6 1,110.9 1,112.4 1,112.6 1,115.3 1,116.7 1,123.0

2015

1,118.5 1,122.8 1,123.7 1,125.2 1,126.6 1,125.6 (P) 1,130.4          

Information

 

2014

85.9 85.9 85.6 86.5 85.3 85.4 85.5 84.9 84.9 84.4 84.6 84.9

2015

83.9 84.2 85.0 83.7 85.1 83.9 (P) 84.3          

Financial Activities

 

2014

314.8 315.2 315.0 315.1 315.9 316.0 315.9 316.1 316.1 313.8 313.3 313.7

2015

316.2 315.9 315.4 315.1 316.9 316.9 (P) 321.9          

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

751.2 752.7 753.5 757.6 760.1 760.0 759.6 762.0 763.1 760.8 762.2 762.4

2015

763.3 765.4 761.0 763.1 763.3 768.9 (P) 768.3          

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

1,170.7 1,170.9 1,174.7 1,178.5 1,180.3 1,178.8 1,180.6 1,182.6 1,185.3 1,189.2 1,188.7 1,190.6

2015

1,183.7 1,190.8 1,184.4 1,188.5 1,192.9 1,194.2 (P) 1,196.9          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

536.1 536.1 536.6 536.8 538.1 537.3 534.7 537.7 537.5 540.3 544.0 546.2

2015

545.9 548.9 549.4 549.4 549.3 546.8 (P) 545.1          

Other Services

 

2014

252.9 252.9 253.8 253.8 254.2 254.3 254.4 254.8 254.3 256.6 255.3 255.6

2015

255.8 258.5 255.3 257.7 257.7 256.2 (P) 257.2          

Government

 

2014

716.5 713.9 711.9 712.6 712.7 710.8 710.6 710.3 711.9 709.9 709.1 708.4

2015

706.9 706.6 704.3 705.1 705.4 706.4 (P) 706.4          

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

 

2014

6,388,328 6,385,365 6,382,584 6,378,747 6,373,714 6,368,091 6,362,540 6,357,990 6,354,914 6,353,054 6,351,861 6,351,843

2015

6,365,102 6,372,852 6,374,331 6,391,595 6,416,357 6,424,969 (P) 6,426,396          

Employment

 

2014

5,983,451 5,987,567 5,991,569 5,995,197 5,999,233 6,004,297 6,009,782 6,015,021 6,020,014 6,024,885 6,029,154 6,032,543

2015

6,041,873 6,044,012 6,038,601 6,051,924 6,068,811 6,078,089 (P) 6,077,452          

Unemployment

 

2014

404,877 397,798 391,015 383,550 374,481 363,794 352,758 342,969 334,900 328,169 322,707 319,300

2015

323,229 328,840 335,730 339,671 347,546 346,880 (P) 348,944          

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0

2015

5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 (P) 5.4          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary