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

2016

126.5 127.0 127.5 129.6 129.8 128.5 127.5 127.7 130.0 129.4 129.6 128.5 128.5

2017

125.2 126.6 127.3 128.2 (p)129.4                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

3.6 3.5 3.6 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.8 4.0

2017

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 (p)4.1                

Manufacturing

2016

21.0 20.4 19.9 19.8 19.9 20.0 20.0 19.7 19.6 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.9

2017

19.3 19.4 19.4 19.2 (p)19.2                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

22.1 21.9 22.1 22.3 22.5 22.5 22.3 22.2 22.4 22.2 22.8 23.0 22.4

2017

21.9 21.8 21.9 21.9 (p)22.0                

Information

2016

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1

2017

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 (p)1.1                

Financial Activities

2016

6.2 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.2

2017

6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 (p)6.3                

Professional & Business Services

2016

9.5 9.7 9.7 10.3 10.3 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.4 10.3 10.0 10.1

2017

9.8 9.9 9.9 10.1 (p)9.9                

Educational & Health Services

2016

28.5 28.9 29.1 29.3 28.4 27.8 27.7 27.6 29.0 29.3 29.5 29.0 28.7

2017

28.7 29.2 29.5 29.5 (p)29.4                

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

13.0 13.1 13.4 14.1 15.1 15.5 15.4 15.5 15.0 14.1 13.8 13.6 14.3

2017

13.2 13.1 13.4 14.0 (p)15.3                

Other Services

2016

5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.8 6.0

2017

5.7 5.8 5.9 6.0 (p)5.9                

Government

2016

15.6 16.3 16.4 16.3 16.1 14.7 14.1 14.7 16.2 16.4 16.4 16.4 15.8

2017

15.6 16.4 16.3 16.3 (p)16.2                

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

2016

(r)133,909 (r)134,321 (r)134,829 (r)134,887 (r)135,087 (r)135,190 (r)136,003 (r)134,894 (r)134,919 (r)133,504 (r)132,816 (r)131,552 (r)134,326

2017

130,951 131,659 132,064 132,130 (p)132,842                

Employment

2016

(r)125,115 (r)125,422 (r)125,339 (r)126,184 (r)126,455 (r)125,896 (r)126,284 (r)125,593 (r)126,279 (r)125,106 (r)124,988 (r)123,563 (r)125,519

2017

122,278 123,000 123,915 124,572 (p)124,894                

Unemployment

2016

(r)8,794 (r)8,899 (r)9,490 (r)8,703 (r)8,632 (r)9,294 (r)9,719 (r)9,301 (r)8,640 (r)8,398 (r)7,828 (r)7,989 (r)8,807

2017

8,673 8,659 8,149 7,558 (p)7,948                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)6.6 (r)6.6 (r)7.0 (r)6.5 (r)6.4 (r)6.9 (r)7.1 (r)6.9 (r)6.4 (r)6.3 (r)5.9 (r)6.1 (r)6.6

2017

6.6 6.6 6.2 5.7 (p)6.0                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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