Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI: 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.-Wis. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

1,753.8 1,762.0 1,764.4 1,781.9 1,807.7 1,818.7 1,787.2 1,798.6 1,812.2 1,826.6 1,823.8 1,819.6 1,796.4

2014

1,780.5 (P) 1,783.8                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

51.1 51.4 52.6 56.1 63.4 66.9 68.8 70.6 69.6 71.4 68.0 59.9 62.5

2014

54.8 (P) 52.0                      

Manufacturing

 

2013

180.8 180.3 180.7 181.0 182.1 184.2 184.1 184.3 182.9 183.3 183.9 184.9 182.7

2014

183.3 (P) 183.8                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

315.6 311.9 312.1 314.3 319.1 322.3 320.4 322.2 319.7 322.3 325.6 330.5 319.7

2014

320.2 (P) 315.7                      

Information

 

2013

38.6 38.6 38.6 38.7 38.7 38.7 39.2 39.0 38.5 38.7 38.7 38.9 38.7

2014

38.5 (P) 38.3                      

Financial Activities

 

2013

141.0 141.0 141.0 141.1 141.6 143.0 142.7 142.8 141.2 141.9 141.4 141.7 141.7

2014

140.5 (P) 139.9                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

268.7 271.0 271.0 272.8 274.8 278.4 278.4 279.8 277.9 278.3 275.9 275.8 275.2

2014

267.9 (P) 267.1                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

289.4 293.2 292.8 296.5 297.5 293.1 289.9 291.9 296.2 301.3 303.7 304.5 295.8

2014

299.8 (P) 306.1                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

157.9 157.6 159.5 163.5 171.5 175.8 175.4 176.8 172.7 168.7 164.5 163.0 167.2

2014

161.4 (P) 161.2                      

Other Services

 

2013

75.8 76.0 76.4 76.8 77.8 78.9 78.3 78.8 78.0 78.5 78.9 78.1 77.7

2014

77.2 (P) 77.7                      

Government

 

2013

234.9 241.0 239.7 241.1 241.2 237.4 210.0 212.4 235.5 242.2 243.2 242.3 235.1

2014

236.9 (P) 242.0                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn.-Wis. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

1,861,907 1,862,555 1,866,930 1,877,392 1,886,523 1,893,016 1,899,123 1,881,385 1,869,975 1,870,441 1,875,029 (P) 1,870,263  

2014

1,865,598 (P) 1,869,663                      

Employment

 

2013

1,749,650 1,759,979 1,767,024 1,784,353 1,797,050 1,797,018 1,805,113 1,792,899 1,784,950 1,794,090 1,800,355 (P) 1,790,025  

2014

1,770,810 (P) 1,776,205                      

Unemployment

 

2013

112,257 102,576 99,906 93,039 89,473 95,998 94,010 88,486 85,025 76,351 74,674 (P) 80,238  

2014

94,788 (P) 93,458                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

6.0 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.7 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.1 4.0 (P) 4.3  

2014

5.1 (P) 5.0                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary