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 (P) 1,884.3                      

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 (P) 63.5                      

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 (P) 125.3                      

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 (P) 329.2                      

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 (P) 36.0                      

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 (P) 132.2                      

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 (P) 303.5                      

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 (P) 437.9                      

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 (P) 160.0                      

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 (P) 82.0                      

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 (P) 214.7                      

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

2,006,413 1,981,764 1,970,828 1,990,187 2,004,152 2,028,181 2,034,283 2,008,918 1,986,471 1,972,654 1,985,656 (P) 1,960,037  

2014

1,969,540 (P) 1,977,893                      

Employment

 

2013

1,820,331 1,813,037 1,814,040 1,840,395 1,846,362 1,862,450 1,866,183 1,839,544 1,837,289 1,825,566 1,843,491 (P) 1,836,286  

2014

1,833,233 (P) 1,846,303                      

Unemployment

 

2013

186,082 168,727 156,788 149,792 157,790 165,731 168,100 169,374 149,182 147,088 142,165 (P) 123,751  

2014

136,307 (P) 131,590                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

9.3 8.5 8.0 7.5 7.9 8.2 8.3 8.4 7.5 7.5 7.2 (P) 6.3  

2014

6.9 (P) 6.7                      

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

348,008 344,898 342,650 345,675 347,662 350,778 351,285 346,773 343,085 340,935 343,832 (P) 340,326  

2014

341,345 (P) 343,530                      

Employment

 

2013

318,501 317,225 317,400 322,011 323,055 325,870 326,523 321,862 321,468 319,417 322,553 (P) 321,292  

2014

319,357 (P) 321,634                      

Unemployment

 

2013

29,507 27,673 25,250 23,664 24,607 24,908 24,762 24,911 21,617 21,518 21,279 (P) 19,034  

2014

21,988 (P) 21,896                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.5 8.0 7.4 6.8 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 (P) 5.6  

2014

6.4 (P) 6.4                      

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

272,167 269,459 268,248 271,297 273,308 277,263 277,293 274,237 270,570 268,400 270,914 (P) 267,947  

2014

269,177 (P) 270,648                      

Employment

 

2013

253,325 252,310 252,449 256,117 256,947 259,186 259,706 255,998 255,685 254,053 256,548 (P) 255,545  

2014

255,275 (P) 257,095                      

Unemployment

 

2013

18,842 17,149 15,799 15,180 16,361 18,077 17,587 18,239 14,885 14,347 14,366 (P) 12,402  

2014

13,902 (P) 13,553                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

6.9 6.4 5.9 5.6 6.0 6.5 6.3 6.7 5.5 5.3 5.3 (P) 4.6  

2014

5.2 (P) 5.0                      

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

284,512 281,160 279,452 282,824 284,667 288,213 288,506 284,582 281,403 279,288 281,437 (P) 277,719  

2014

278,576 (P) 279,792                      

Employment

 

2013

258,892 257,855 257,997 261,745 262,594 264,882 265,413 261,624 261,304 259,636 262,186 (P) 261,161  

2014

260,250 (P) 262,105                      

Unemployment

 

2013

25,620 23,305 21,455 21,079 22,073 23,331 23,093 22,958 20,099 19,652 19,251 (P) 16,558  

2014

18,326 (P) 17,687                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

9.0 8.3 7.7 7.5 7.8 8.1 8.0 8.1 7.1 7.0 6.8 (P) 6.0  

2014

6.6 (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

440,144 435,979 433,752 437,930 440,480 445,587 446,292 440,407 435,963 432,803 436,257 (P) 431,728  

2014

434,222 (P) 436,982                      

Employment

 

2013

406,251 404,623 404,847 410,729 412,060 415,651 416,484 410,539 410,036 407,419 411,420 (P) 409,812  

2014

409,366 (P) 412,285                      

Unemployment

 

2013

33,893 31,356 28,905 27,201 28,420 29,936 29,808 29,868 25,927 25,384 24,837 (P) 21,916  

2014

24,856 (P) 24,697                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.7 7.2 6.7 6.2 6.5 6.7 6.7 6.8 5.9 5.9 5.7 (P) 5.1  

2014

5.7 (P) 5.7                      

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

661,583 650,269 646,725 652,461 658,035 666,340 670,906 662,917 655,451 651,227 653,217 (P) 642,317  

2014

646,220 (P) 646,940                      

Employment

 

2013

583,363 581,025 581,347 589,793 591,705 596,861 598,057 589,520 588,797 585,040 590,785 (P) 588,476  

2014

588,984 (P) 593,183                      

Unemployment

 

2013

78,220 69,244 65,378 62,668 66,330 69,479 72,849 73,397 66,654 66,187 62,432 (P) 53,841  

2014

57,236 (P) 53,757                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

11.8 10.6 10.1 9.6 10.1 10.4 10.9 11.1 10.2 10.2 9.6 (P) 8.4  

2014

8.9 (P) 8.3                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary