Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA: 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
Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

323.7 326.8 327.5 332.3 336.3 336.6 335.8 336.7 335.7 336.3 336.9 337.7 333.5

2016

331.5 332.5 334.2 338.7 340.4 343.3 (P) 340.5            

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

9.6 9.3 9.4 10.1 10.6 11.0 11.0 11.2 11.2 11.4 11.2 10.5 10.5

2016

10.1 10.1 10.3 10.8 10.9 11.1 (P) 11.3            

Manufacturing

 

2015

21.2 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.6 21.8 21.7 21.5 21.4 21.3 21.4 21.2 21.4

2016

21.2 21.2 21.3 21.3 21.4 21.7 (P) 21.6            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

67.7 67.0 67.2 67.8 68.7 68.8 68.4 69.1 69.4 70.2 71.9 73.4 69.1

2016

70.9 70.3 71.1 70.7 70.2 70.9 (P) 70.7            

Information

 

2015

4.4 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4

2016

4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.3 (P) 4.2            

Financial Activities

 

2015

22.3 22.2 22.2 22.1 22.2 22.4 22.4 22.4 22.1 22.1 22.0 22.0 22.2

2016

22.0 22.0 22.0 21.9 21.9 22.1 (P) 22.1            

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

45.4 46.1 45.8 46.9 47.3 47.4 48.1 47.9 47.2 48.4 47.8 47.7 47.2

2016

47.1 47.3 46.5 47.6 47.0 48.2 (P) 48.4            

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

52.8 54.1 54.1 54.2 53.8 53.0 53.3 53.4 54.4 55.0 54.7 54.8 54.0

2016

54.2 55.2 55.1 56.0 55.6 55.2 (P) 54.7            

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

28.5 28.6 29.2 31.3 33.7 34.8 34.6 34.5 31.9 29.6 29.6 30.1 31.4

2016

28.7 28.8 30.1 32.2 35.6 36.5 (P) 35.1            

Other Services

 

2015

14.4 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.4 14.6

2016

14.3 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.7 (P) 14.9            

Government

 

2015

57.4 59.4 59.3 59.6 59.4 58.1 57.1 57.6 59.2 59.3 59.3 59.2 58.7

2016

58.6 58.8 59.0 59.3 59.2 58.6 (P) 57.5            

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 288,709 (R) 289,107 (R) 288,716 (R) 290,573 (R) 295,065 (R) 297,298 (R) 300,653 (R) 298,354 (R) 292,736 (R) 292,196 (R) 292,434 (R) 293,183 (R) 293,252

2016

294,598 295,260 295,866 296,358 299,713 (P) 303,553              

Employment

 

2015

(R) 274,272 (R) 275,682 (R) 275,724 (R) 279,049 (R) 281,735 (R) 283,357 (R) 286,308 (R) 285,447 (R) 281,643 (R) 281,538 (R) 282,241 (R) 283,853 (R) 280,904

2016

282,467 282,941 282,751 283,793 285,924 (P) 289,287              

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 14,437 (R) 13,425 (R) 12,992 (R) 11,524 (R) 13,330 (R) 13,941 (R) 14,345 (R) 12,907 (R) 11,093 (R) 10,658 (R) 10,193 (R) 9,330 (R) 12,348

2016

12,131 12,319 13,115 12,565 13,789 (P) 14,266              

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 5.0 (R) 4.6 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.0 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.7 (R) 4.8 (R) 4.3 (R) 3.8 (R) 3.6 (R) 3.5 (R) 3.2 (R) 4.2

2016

4.1 4.2 4.4 4.2 4.6 (P) 4.7              

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

The Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties in Pennsylvania.