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Erie, 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
Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2019

125.4 126.8 127.4 128.3 128.5 127.9 127.0 127.4 128.6 128.6 128.7 127.9 127.7

2020

125.2 (p)125.9                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

3.7 3.7 3.9 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.2

2020

3.7 (p)3.7                      

Manufacturing

2019

19.8 19.9 19.9 20.0 19.9 20.1 20.0 19.8 19.7 19.5 19.5 19.4 19.8

2020

19.3 (p)19.3                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

21.3 20.9 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.2 21.2 20.9 21.1 21.8 21.8 21.2

2020

21.0 (p)20.6                      

Information

2019

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

2020

1.0 (p)1.0                      

Financial Activities

2019

6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5

2020

6.5 (p)6.4                      

Professional & Business Services

2019

10.0 10.1 10.0 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.0 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.1 9.9 10.2

2020

9.7 (p)9.9                      

Educational & Health Services

2019

28.5 29.6 29.5 29.4 28.8 28.1 27.9 28.3 29.2 29.6 29.6 29.4 29.0

2020

29.2 (p)29.5                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

13.1 13.1 13.5 14.0 14.8 15.3 15.3 15.1 14.6 14.0 13.7 13.7 14.2

2020

13.3 (p)13.2                      

Other Services

2019

5.9 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 6.0

2020

5.8 (p)5.9                      

Government

2019

15.7 16.2 16.2 16.1 15.6 14.7 14.2 14.5 16.0 16.2 16.3 16.3 15.7

2020

15.7 (p)16.4                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2019

128,924 130,447 129,208 128,536 129,536 130,828 132,069 131,111 130,825 131,296 130,658 (p)130,219  

2020

(p)129,250                        

Employment

2019

122,901 124,601 123,715 124,194 124,568 125,302 125,831 125,442 125,795 125,551 124,786 (p)123,763  

2020

(p)121,779                        

Unemployment

2019

6,023 5,846 5,493 4,342 4,968 5,526 6,238 5,669 5,030 5,745 5,872 (p)6,456  

2020

(p)7,471                        

Unemployment Rate

2019

4.7 4.5 4.3 3.4 3.8 4.2 4.7 4.3 3.8 4.4 4.5 (p)5.0  

2020

(p)5.8                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Erie County in Pennsylvania.