Philadelphia City, 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
Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

672.8 680.0 680.1 687.6 684.8 680.8 675.2 674.2 686.6 695.2 699.0 697.5 684.5

2016

684.8 693.6 (P) 697.3                    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2015

10.7 11.2 11.0 11.1 11.5 12.2 11.7 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.7 11.4 11.5

2016

10.7 11.0 (P) 11.0                    

Manufacturing

 

2015

21.2 21.0 21.1 21.1 21.2 21.2 21.2 21.1 21.0 21.0 21.0 21.1 21.1

2016

20.7 20.5 (P) 21.0                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

91.2 90.4 90.8 91.5 91.8 92.7 92.0 92.5 93.2 94.6 96.8 97.4 92.9

2016

92.6 92.4 (P) 93.1                    

Information

 

2015

11.4 11.6 11.8 11.7 11.7 11.9 11.8 11.9 11.9 11.9 11.9 12.0 11.8

2016

11.8 11.8 (P) 11.8                    

Financial Activities

 

2015

41.8 41.9 41.9 42.1 42.3 42.6 42.7 42.7 42.1 42.4 42.8 43.0 42.4

2016

42.4 43.0 (P) 43.3                    

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

88.9 89.2 89.2 89.9 90.0 90.8 90.3 90.2 90.3 91.0 91.9 91.8 90.3

2016

89.9 91.5 (P) 91.8                    

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

213.9 220.3 218.4 221.5 216.9 210.2 209.8 208.2 217.3 222.6 225.0 222.7 217.2

2016

219.4 226.1 (P) 225.5                    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

64.8 65.0 66.2 68.9 69.8 69.4 69.0 69.1 70.3 70.0 67.7 67.2 68.1

2016

67.5 67.1 (P) 69.3                    

Other Services

 

2015

26.6 26.7 26.9 27.1 27.4 27.7 27.6 27.6 27.4 27.9 27.9 28.0 27.4

2016

27.7 27.7 (P) 28.1                    

Government

 

2015

102.3 102.7 102.8 102.7 102.2 102.1 99.1 99.2 101.3 102.0 102.3 102.9 101.8

2016

102.1 102.5 (P) 102.4                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 693,722 (R) 694,363 (R) 691,464 (R) 695,334 (R) 698,870 (R) 697,212 (R) 702,879 (R) 694,588 (R) 693,395 (R) 696,693 (R) 699,208 (R) 696,601 (R) 696,194

2016

700,052 705,473 (P) 708,409                    

Employment

 

2015

(R) 639,618 (R) 643,484 (R) 642,144 (R) 649,154 (R) 645,645 (R) 645,744 (R) 647,747 (R) 644,464 (R) 648,692 (R) 653,688 (R) 658,840 (R) 660,142 (R) 648,280

2016

655,900 661,295 (P) 660,920                    

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 54,104 (R) 50,879 (R) 49,320 (R) 46,180 (R) 53,225 (R) 51,468 (R) 55,132 (R) 50,124 (R) 44,703 (R) 43,005 (R) 40,368 (R) 36,459 (R) 47,914

2016

44,152 44,178 (P) 47,489                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 7.8 (R) 7.3 (R) 7.1 (R) 6.6 (R) 7.6 (R) 7.4 (R) 7.8 (R) 7.2 (R) 6.4 (R) 6.2 (R) 5.8 (R) 5.2 (R) 6.9

2016

6.3 6.3 (P) 6.7                    

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary