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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

2021

345.5 346.2 348.9 350.9 350.7 349.4 351.8 349.4 349.9 356.3 357.7 358.3 351.3

2022

348.3 351.9 353.3 357.6 359.4 360.9 361.6 (p)360.2          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

16.1 15.8 16.7 16.9 16.7 16.8 17.2 17.0 16.9 17.7 17.4 17.3 16.9

2022

16.5 16.6 16.8 17.7 17.7 17.6 18.0 (p)17.7          

Manufacturing

2021

16.1 15.9 15.9 15.9 15.9 15.9 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.3 16.4 16.8 16.1

2022

16.2 16.2 16.3 16.6 17.0 17.1 17.2 (p)17.7          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

71.1 69.7 68.8 67.8 67.2 66.7 67.9 67.6 68.7 70.6 71.8 73.0 69.2

2022

69.9 69.9 69.4 69.9 69.4 70.0 70.2 (p)70.2          

Information

2021

2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7

2022

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 (p)2.8          

Financial Activities

2021

43.1 43.2 43.2 43.1 43.1 43.3 43.3 43.1 42.7 43.5 43.6 43.4 43.2

2022

43.6 43.5 43.4 43.4 43.5 43.3 44.0 (p)43.9          

Professional & Business Services

2021

49.1 49.7 50.1 50.8 50.5 50.5 51.1 50.8 49.9 51.8 51.6 51.8 50.6

2022

50.2 51.3 51.1 51.3 51.3 52.5 51.7 (p)51.8          

Educational & Health Services

2021

61.1 61.3 61.6 62.0 61.8 60.8 60.7 60.3 60.0 60.4 60.5 60.1 60.9

2022

59.6 60.0 60.0 60.5 60.3 60.3 59.5 (p)59.7          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

25.9 26.4 27.4 28.7 30.2 31.6 32.4 32.2 31.2 30.2 30.1 29.3 29.6

2022

27.7 28.2 29.5 31.3 33.4 36.0 38.2 (p)37.4          

Other Services

2021

13.6 13.7 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.9 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 13.8

2022

14.0 14.1 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.1 14.2 (p)14.1          

Government

2021

46.8 47.9 48.9 49.3 48.9 47.3 46.5 45.5 47.7 49.0 49.5 49.8 48.1

2022

47.8 49.3 50.0 50.0 49.8 47.2 45.8 (p)44.9          

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

2021

385,701 388,170 389,659 388,622 384,134 385,465 386,199 382,866 380,321 385,797 387,943 388,908 386,149

2022

(1)389,315 (1)388,511 388,556 387,244 386,357 386,258 388,232 (p)386,739          

Employment

2021

361,975 364,517 366,582 366,637 363,334 361,394 362,842 360,303 361,137 367,523 371,597 372,759 365,050

2022

(1)369,776 (1)370,708 371,061 371,237 370,371 367,425 370,421 (p)369,039          

Unemployment

2021

23,726 23,653 23,077 21,985 20,800 24,071 23,357 22,563 19,184 18,274 16,346 16,149 21,099

2022

(1)19,539 (1)17,803 17,495 16,007 15,986 18,833 17,811 (p)17,700          

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.2 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.4 6.2 6.0 5.9 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.2 5.5

2022

(1)5.0 (1)4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.9 4.6 (p)4.6          

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(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

2021

302,826 305,165 306,590 306,115 301,556 302,763 302,524 300,084 298,316 302,906 305,689 306,584 303,427

2022

307,602 306,804 306,578 305,721 304,082 303,414 304,695 (p)302,953          

Employment

2021

284,537 287,010 288,786 288,908 285,763 284,447 284,697 282,874 283,786 288,944 293,413 294,409 287,298

2022

292,204 292,989 292,845 292,676 291,293 288,627 290,705 (p)289,127          

Unemployment

2021

18,289 18,155 17,804 17,207 15,793 18,316 17,827 17,210 14,530 13,962 12,276 12,175 16,129

2022

15,398 13,815 13,733 13,045 12,789 14,787 13,990 (p)13,826          

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.0 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.2 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.9 4.6 4.0 4.0 5.3

2022

5.0 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.9 4.6 (p)4.6          

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

2021

52,317 52,321 52,500 52,090 51,896 52,131 52,808 51,916 52,046 52,685 52,575 52,760 52,338

2022

(1)51,997 (1)52,282 52,639 52,153 52,539 53,609 53,804 (p)53,408          

Employment

2021

49,488 49,487 49,721 49,519 49,149 48,938 49,843 48,913 49,405 50,132 50,147 50,392 49,595

2022

(1)49,699 (1)49,944 50,386 50,467 50,613 50,944 51,455 (p)50,994          

Unemployment

2021

2,829 2,834 2,779 2,571 2,747 3,193 2,965 3,003 2,641 2,553 2,428 2,368 2,743

2022

(1)2,298 (1)2,338 2,253 1,686 1,926 2,665 2,349 (p)2,414          

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.4 5.4 5.3 4.9 5.3 6.1 5.6 5.8 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 5.2

2022

(1)4.4 (1)4.5 4.3 3.2 3.7 5.0 4.4 (p)4.5          

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(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

2021

30,558 30,684 30,569 30,417 30,682 30,571 30,867 30,866 29,959 30,206 29,679 29,564 30,386

2022

29,716 29,425 29,339 29,370 29,736 29,235 29,733 (p)30,378          

Employment

2021

27,950 28,020 28,075 28,210 28,422 28,009 28,302 28,516 27,946 28,447 28,037 27,958 28,158

2022

27,873 27,775 27,830 28,094 28,465 27,854 28,261 (p)28,918          

Unemployment

2021

2,608 2,664 2,494 2,207 2,260 2,562 2,565 2,350 2,013 1,759 1,642 1,606 2,228

2022

1,843 1,650 1,509 1,276 1,271 1,381 1,472 (p)1,460          

Unemployment Rate

2021

8.5 8.7 8.2 7.3 7.4 8.4 8.3 7.6 6.7 5.8 5.5 5.4 7.3

2022

6.2 5.6 5.1 4.3 4.3 4.7 5.0 (p)4.8          

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.