Philadelphia, 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, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

1,861.0 1,877.8 1,890.8 1,903.6 1,907.7 1,908.3 1,888.1 1,886.3 1,904.8 1,923.1 1,935.7 1,921.8 1,900.8

2014

1,877.8 1,883.2 1,891.6 1,913.0 1,922.2 1,928.4 1,909.4 1,895.6 (P) 1,902.1        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

60.5 60.6 63.6 65.5 66.2 67.6 68.2 69.0 68.4 68.9 69.4 66.1 66.2

2014

65.4 63.5 65.9 67.6 68.6 72.0 76.0 74.9 (P) 73.7        

Manufacturing

 

2013

126.0 126.1 125.8 125.8 126.3 127.3 126.7 126.9 126.5 125.8 126.9 127.2 126.4

2014

125.4 125.3 125.2 124.9 126.0 126.3 126.3 125.4 (P) 125.6        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

331.5 328.4 329.5 330.2 332.7 334.6 332.6 333.1 333.4 333.8 342.6 347.5 334.2

2014

332.8 328.5 331.2 333.5 336.0 338.5 338.1 337.4 (P) 336.3        

Information

 

2013

37.1 37.1 37.0 37.0 36.9 36.9 36.9 36.8 36.4 36.4 36.8 36.5 36.8

2014

36.1 36.1 36.0 36.0 36.1 36.1 35.9 35.8 (P) 35.7        

Financial Activities

 

2013

131.3 131.7 131.8 132.2 132.5 133.6 133.9 133.8 132.5 133.6 132.0 131.3 132.5

2014

130.3 132.0 131.0 131.1 131.9 133.3 134.6 134.3 (P) 132.6        

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

298.4 300.8 303.5 308.0 309.7 312.4 311.0 311.8 310.6 314.9 313.9 308.7 308.6

2014

301.1 303.4 302.5 311.0 312.4 312.6 314.3 310.9 (P) 309.4        

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

423.8 436.0 436.9 435.9 429.6 419.5 416.8 414.7 431.7 439.3 442.0 438.1 430.4

2014

432.0 437.3 437.7 442.0 436.7 431.3 426.9 423.1 (P) 433.6        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

154.4 155.3 159.4 166.4 170.8 174.2 175.1 175.5 170.7 170.5 169.6 165.1 167.3

2014

160.4 160.3 164.0 169.7 176.8 182.0 180.2 178.3 (P) 168.7        

Other Services

 

2013

83.6 83.7 84.3 84.4 85.3 87.0 85.3 85.5 84.4 85.5 85.7 84.3 84.9

2014

82.5 82.1 83.2 83.4 84.3 86.1 84.4 84.0 (P) 84.8        

Government

 

2013

214.4 218.1 219.0 218.2 217.7 215.2 201.6 199.2 210.2 214.4 216.8 217.0 213.5

2014

211.8 214.7 214.9 213.8 213.4 210.2 192.7 191.5 (P) 201.7        

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

 

2013

1,991,955 1,981,129 1,976,897 1,985,191 1,996,314 2,017,399 2,024,778 2,003,532 1,992,677 1,980,094 1,989,568 1,968,591 1,992,344

2014

1,969,540 1,977,299 1,974,716 1,966,953 1,971,277 1,986,369 1,994,812 (P) 1,977,168          

Employment

 

2013

1,815,459 1,816,206 1,819,704 1,837,710 1,840,025 1,853,336 1,857,848 1,841,121 1,846,382 1,835,535 1,853,719 1,845,035 1,838,507

2014

1,833,233 1,845,516 1,848,002 1,863,938 1,854,141 1,867,520 1,866,884 (P) 1,848,127          

Unemployment

 

2013

176,496 164,923 157,193 147,481 156,289 164,063 166,930 162,411 146,295 144,559 135,849 123,556 153,837

2014

136,307 131,783 126,714 103,015 117,136 118,849 127,928 (P) 129,041          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.9 8.3 8.0 7.4 7.8 8.1 8.2 8.1 7.3 7.3 6.8 6.3 7.7

2014

6.9 6.7 6.4 5.2 5.9 6.0 6.4 (P) 6.5          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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

 

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

Bucks County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

344,257 343,398 342,304 343,421 344,901 347,522 348,239 344,601 342,828 340,903 343,273 340,441 343,840

2014

341,345 343,364 342,606 340,871 340,772 343,038 344,579 (P) 341,241          

Employment

 

2013

316,261 316,391 317,001 320,137 320,541 322,860 323,646 320,732 321,648 319,759 322,926 321,413 320,276

2014

319,357 321,497 321,930 324,706 323,000 325,330 325,220 (P) 321,952          

Unemployment

 

2013

27,996 27,007 25,303 23,284 24,360 24,662 24,593 23,869 21,180 21,144 20,347 19,028 23,564

2014

21,988 21,867 20,676 16,165 17,772 17,708 19,359 (P) 19,289          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.1 7.9 7.4 6.8 7.1 7.1 7.1 6.9 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 6.9

2014

6.4 6.4 6.0 4.7 5.2 5.2 5.6 (P) 5.7          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Chester County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

270,658 269,692 269,229 270,841 272,425 275,996 276,181 273,881 271,698 269,704 271,902 269,315 271,793

2014

269,177 270,544 270,278 269,756 269,959 272,160 273,595 (P) 271,429          

Employment

 

2013

252,800 252,904 253,391 255,898 256,221 258,074 258,703 256,373 257,106 255,595 258,128 256,918 256,009

2014

255,275 256,985 257,331 259,551 258,186 260,049 259,961 (P) 257,349          

Unemployment

 

2013

17,858 16,788 15,838 14,943 16,204 17,922 17,478 17,508 14,592 14,109 13,774 12,397 15,784

2014

13,902 13,559 12,947 10,205 11,773 12,111 13,634 (P) 14,080          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

6.6 6.2 5.9 5.5 5.9 6.5 6.3 6.4 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.6 5.8

2014

5.2 5.0 4.8 3.8 4.4 4.4 5.0 (P) 5.2          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Delaware County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

281,978 280,613 279,836 281,615 283,048 286,136 286,644 283,350 281,779 279,858 281,518 278,469 282,071

2014

278,576 279,722 279,476 278,895 279,412 281,697 282,449 (P) 280,149          

Employment

 

2013

257,727 257,833 258,329 260,886 261,214 263,104 263,744 261,370 262,117 260,577 263,158 261,925 260,999

2014

260,250 261,994 262,347 264,609 263,218 265,118 265,027 (P) 262,364          

Unemployment

 

2013

24,251 22,780 21,507 20,729 21,834 23,032 22,900 21,980 19,662 19,281 18,360 16,544 21,072

2014

18,326 17,728 17,129 14,286 16,194 16,579 17,422 (P) 17,785          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.6 8.1 7.7 7.4 7.7 8.0 8.0 7.8 7.0 6.9 6.5 5.9 7.5

2014

6.6 6.3 6.1 5.1 5.8 5.9 6.2 (P) 6.3          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Montgomery County, Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

437,592 436,273 435,393 437,181 439,039 443,567 444,591 439,876 437,773 434,903 437,743 433,936 438,156

2014

434,222 436,839 436,465 435,024 435,291 438,516 440,238 (P) 436,343          

Employment

 

2013

405,397 405,564 406,345 410,366 410,883 413,855 414,863 411,128 412,303 409,880 413,941 412,002 410,544

2014

409,366 412,109 412,664 416,223 414,035 417,023 416,881 (P) 412,692          

Unemployment

 

2013

32,195 30,709 29,048 26,815 28,156 29,712 29,728 28,748 25,470 25,023 23,802 21,934 27,612

2014

24,856 24,730 23,801 18,801 21,256 21,493 23,357 (P) 23,651          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.4 7.0 6.7 6.1 6.4 6.7 6.7 6.5 5.8 5.8 5.4 5.1 6.3

2014

5.7 5.7 5.5 4.3 4.9 4.9 5.3 (P) 5.4          

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

 

2013

657,470 651,153 650,135 652,133 656,901 664,178 669,124 661,824 658,601 654,726 655,133 646,430 656,484

2014

646,220 646,829 645,890 642,408 645,843 650,959 653,951 (P) 648,005          

Employment

 

2013

583,274 583,514 584,638 590,423 591,166 595,443 596,893 591,518 593,209 589,724 595,566 592,776 590,679

2014

588,984 592,930 593,729 598,849 595,702 600,000 599,796 (P) 593,769          

Unemployment

 

2013

74,196 67,639 65,497 61,710 65,735 68,735 72,231 70,306 65,392 65,002 59,567 53,654 65,805

2014

57,236 53,899 52,161 43,559 50,141 50,959 54,155 (P) 54,236          

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

11.3 10.4 10.1 9.5 10.0 10.3 10.8 10.6 9.9 9.9 9.1 8.3 10.0

2014

8.9 8.3 8.1 6.8 7.8 7.8 8.3 (P) 8.4          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary