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 (P) 1,892.7                    

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 (P) 65.3                    

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 (P) 125.2                    

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 (P) 330.8                    

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 (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

130.3 132.0 (P) 131.0                    

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 (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

432.0 437.3 (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

160.4 160.3 (P) 164.9                    

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 (P) 83.2                    

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 (P) 214.9                    

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

2014

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

Employment

 

2013

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

2014

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

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 176,496 (1) 164,923 (1) 157,193 (1) 147,481 (1) 156,289 (1) 164,063 (1) 166,930 (1) 162,411 (1) 146,295 (1) 144,559 (1) 135,849 (1) 123,556 (1) 153,837

2014

136,307 (P) 131,590                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.9 (1) 8.3 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.8 (1) 8.1 (1) 8.2 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.3 (1) 7.3 (1) 6.8 (1) 6.3 (1) 7.7

2014

6.9 (P) 6.7                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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

(1) 344,257 (1) 343,398 (1) 342,304 (1) 343,421 (1) 344,901 (1) 347,522 (1) 348,239 (1) 344,601 (1) 342,828 (1) 340,903 (1) 343,273 (1) 340,441 (1) 343,840

2014

341,345 (P) 343,530                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 316,261 (1) 316,391 (1) 317,001 (1) 320,137 (1) 320,541 (1) 322,860 (1) 323,646 (1) 320,732 (1) 321,648 (1) 319,759 (1) 322,926 (1) 321,413 (1) 320,276

2014

319,357 (P) 321,634                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 27,996 (1) 27,007 (1) 25,303 (1) 23,284 (1) 24,360 (1) 24,662 (1) 24,593 (1) 23,869 (1) 21,180 (1) 21,144 (1) 20,347 (1) 19,028 (1) 23,564

2014

21,988 (P) 21,896                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.1 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.4 (1) 6.8 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.1 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.6 (1) 6.9

2014

6.4 (P) 6.4                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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

(1) 270,658 (1) 269,692 (1) 269,229 (1) 270,841 (1) 272,425 (1) 275,996 (1) 276,181 (1) 273,881 (1) 271,698 (1) 269,704 (1) 271,902 (1) 269,315 (1) 271,793

2014

269,177 (P) 270,648                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 252,800 (1) 252,904 (1) 253,391 (1) 255,898 (1) 256,221 (1) 258,074 (1) 258,703 (1) 256,373 (1) 257,106 (1) 255,595 (1) 258,128 (1) 256,918 (1) 256,009

2014

255,275 (P) 257,095                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 17,858 (1) 16,788 (1) 15,838 (1) 14,943 (1) 16,204 (1) 17,922 (1) 17,478 (1) 17,508 (1) 14,592 (1) 14,109 (1) 13,774 (1) 12,397 (1) 15,784

2014

13,902 (P) 13,553                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 6.6 (1) 6.2 (1) 5.9 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 6.4 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.1 (1) 4.6 (1) 5.8

2014

5.2 (P) 5.0                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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

(1) 281,978 (1) 280,613 (1) 279,836 (1) 281,615 (1) 283,048 (1) 286,136 (1) 286,644 (1) 283,350 (1) 281,779 (1) 279,858 (1) 281,518 (1) 278,469 (1) 282,071

2014

278,576 (P) 279,792                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 257,727 (1) 257,833 (1) 258,329 (1) 260,886 (1) 261,214 (1) 263,104 (1) 263,744 (1) 261,370 (1) 262,117 (1) 260,577 (1) 263,158 (1) 261,925 (1) 260,999

2014

260,250 (P) 262,105                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 24,251 (1) 22,780 (1) 21,507 (1) 20,729 (1) 21,834 (1) 23,032 (1) 22,900 (1) 21,980 (1) 19,662 (1) 19,281 (1) 18,360 (1) 16,544 (1) 21,072

2014

18,326 (P) 17,687                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.6 (1) 8.1 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.4 (1) 7.7 (1) 8.0 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.8 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.5 (1) 5.9 (1) 7.5

2014

6.6 (P) 6.3                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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

(1) 437,592 (1) 436,273 (1) 435,393 (1) 437,181 (1) 439,039 (1) 443,567 (1) 444,591 (1) 439,876 (1) 437,773 (1) 434,903 (1) 437,743 (1) 433,936 (1) 438,156

2014

434,222 (P) 436,982                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 405,397 (1) 405,564 (1) 406,345 (1) 410,366 (1) 410,883 (1) 413,855 (1) 414,863 (1) 411,128 (1) 412,303 (1) 409,880 (1) 413,941 (1) 412,002 (1) 410,544

2014

409,366 (P) 412,285                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 32,195 (1) 30,709 (1) 29,048 (1) 26,815 (1) 28,156 (1) 29,712 (1) 29,728 (1) 28,748 (1) 25,470 (1) 25,023 (1) 23,802 (1) 21,934 (1) 27,612

2014

24,856 (P) 24,697                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 7.4 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.4 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.5 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.8 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.1 (1) 6.3

2014

5.7 (P) 5.7                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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

(1) 657,470 (1) 651,153 (1) 650,135 (1) 652,133 (1) 656,901 (1) 664,178 (1) 669,124 (1) 661,824 (1) 658,601 (1) 654,726 (1) 655,133 (1) 646,430 (1) 656,484

2014

646,220 (P) 646,940                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 583,274 (1) 583,514 (1) 584,638 (1) 590,423 (1) 591,166 (1) 595,443 (1) 596,893 (1) 591,518 (1) 593,209 (1) 589,724 (1) 595,566 (1) 592,776 (1) 590,679

2014

588,984 (P) 593,183                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 74,196 (1) 67,639 (1) 65,497 (1) 61,710 (1) 65,735 (1) 68,735 (1) 72,231 (1) 70,306 (1) 65,392 (1) 65,002 (1) 59,567 (1) 53,654 (1) 65,805

2014

57,236 (P) 53,757                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 11.3 (1) 10.4 (1) 10.1 (1) 9.5 (1) 10.0 (1) 10.3 (1) 10.8 (1) 10.6 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.9 (1) 9.1 (1) 8.3 (1) 10.0

2014

8.9 (P) 8.3                      

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary