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Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: 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
Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2018

355.1 356.5 358.2 362.5 364.5 363.3 361.3 359.5 361.5 364.8 366.3 367.3 361.7

2019

359.5 359.3 361.6 366.1 369.6 368.2 366.3 (p)366.4          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

15.8 15.9 16.3 17.2 16.9 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.9 17.0

2019

17.3 16.6 17.0 17.6 17.8 17.9 18.1 (p)18.4          

Manufacturing

2018

17.8 17.9 17.9 17.9 18.0 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.1

2019

18.8 18.6 18.7 18.7 19.0 19.2 19.1 (p)19.1          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

64.0 63.6 63.4 63.9 64.2 64.0 63.9 63.7 64.0 63.5 64.0 64.4 63.9

2019

62.3 61.9 61.6 61.7 62.3 62.1 61.4 (p)61.8          

Information

2018

3.5 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.3

2019

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 (p)3.1          

Financial Activities

2018

43.8 44.0 44.0 43.9 43.9 44.1 44.0 43.6 43.2 43.4 43.2 43.4 43.7

2019

43.6 43.6 43.8 43.8 43.8 44.2 44.2 (p)44.2          

Professional & Business Services

2018

52.7 52.4 52.3 53.3 53.5 53.9 53.6 53.2 53.2 54.9 56.0 55.8 53.7

2019

54.7 53.3 53.7 55.0 54.8 54.4 53.9 (p)53.9          

Educational & Health Services

2018

63.1 63.3 63.4 63.8 64.1 63.8 63.5 63.3 63.6 64.6 64.8 65.7 63.9

2019

64.1 64.8 64.8 65.0 65.7 65.1 64.9 (p)65.0          

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

32.9 33.2 33.9 35.3 36.5 36.7 37.1 37.0 35.8 34.2 33.9 33.3 35.0

2019

32.9 33.4 33.6 35.6 37.2 39.1 39.8 (p)39.5          

Other Services

2018

14.0 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.1

2019

13.9 14.0 14.0 14.2 14.2 14.4 14.2 (p)14.2          

Government

2018

47.5 48.6 49.5 49.7 49.8 47.8 46.2 45.7 48.8 51.1 51.2 51.3 48.9

2019

48.8 50.0 51.3 51.4 51.7 48.7 47.6 (p)47.2          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

381,256 381,883 382,091 382,350 379,370 378,823 380,572 377,165 375,562 380,066 382,018 382,960 380,343

2019

384,090 385,253 386,430 387,215 386,559 384,598 385,546 (p)384,416          

Employment

2018

363,822 364,898 366,303 367,863 365,522 362,472 364,126 361,429 361,629 366,878 370,257 371,017 365,518

2019

369,623 371,290 373,172 375,291 374,520 370,216 370,402 (p)368,476          

Unemployment

2018

17,434 16,985 15,788 14,487 13,848 16,351 16,446 15,736 13,933 13,188 11,761 11,943 14,825

2019

14,467 13,963 13,258 11,924 12,039 14,382 15,144 (p)15,940          

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.6 4.4 4.1 3.8 3.7 4.3 4.3 4.2 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.9

2019

3.8 3.6 3.4 3.1 3.1 3.7 3.9 (p)4.1          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

New Castle County, Del.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

299,301 300,102 300,594 300,871 297,973 297,428 298,320 296,333 295,035 298,800 300,805 301,421 298,915

2019

302,133 303,219 304,435 305,306 303,563 301,749 301,775 (p)300,848          

Employment

2018

286,697 287,827 289,071 290,044 287,696 285,160 286,128 284,583 284,504 288,912 292,245 292,856 287,977

2019

291,783 293,624 295,169 296,472 294,666 290,849 290,452 (p)288,634          

Unemployment

2018

12,604 12,275 11,523 10,827 10,277 12,268 12,192 11,750 10,531 9,888 8,560 8,565 10,938

2019

10,350 9,595 9,266 8,834 8,897 10,900 11,323 (p)12,214          

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.2 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.4 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.8 3.7

2019

3.4 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.6 3.8 (p)4.1          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Cecil County, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

52,946 52,776 52,676 52,641 52,482 52,775 53,314 52,160 52,064 52,602 52,447 52,707 52,632

2019

52,962 52,988 53,110 52,946 53,416 53,808 54,335 (p)54,000          

Employment

2018

50,098 50,039 50,197 50,490 50,354 50,354 50,770 49,718 50,031 50,558 50,466 50,707 50,315

2019

50,604 50,436 50,716 50,991 51,405 51,494 51,877 (p)51,637          

Unemployment

2018

2,848 2,737 2,479 2,151 2,128 2,421 2,544 2,442 2,033 2,044 1,981 2,000 2,317

2019

2,358 2,552 2,394 1,955 2,011 2,314 2,458 (p)2,363          

Unemployment Rate

2018

5.4 5.2 4.7 4.1 4.1 4.6 4.8 4.7 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.4

2019

4.5 4.8 4.5 3.7 3.8 4.3 4.5 (p)4.4          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Salem County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

29,009 29,005 28,821 28,838 28,915 28,620 28,938 28,672 28,463 28,664 28,766 28,832 28,795

2019

28,995 29,046 28,885 28,963 29,580 29,041 29,436 (p)29,568          

Employment

2018

27,027 27,032 27,035 27,329 27,472 26,958 27,228 27,128 27,094 27,408 27,546 27,454 27,226

2019

27,236 27,230 27,287 27,828 28,449 27,873 28,073 (p)28,205          

Unemployment

2018

1,982 1,973 1,786 1,509 1,443 1,662 1,710 1,544 1,369 1,256 1,220 1,378 1,569

2019

1,759 1,816 1,598 1,135 1,131 1,168 1,363 (p)1,363          

Unemployment Rate

2018

6.8 6.8 6.2 5.2 5.0 5.8 5.9 5.4 4.8 4.4 4.2 4.8 5.4

2019

6.1 6.3 5.5 3.9 3.8 4.0 4.6 (p)4.6          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J Metropolitan Division (MD) includes New Castle County in Delaware; Cecil County in Maryland; and Salem County in New Jersey.