Dover, DE: 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
Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

67.6 67.9 68.5 69.4 69.7 68.7 68.2 68.2 69.2 70.1 69.8 69.3 68.9

2017

68.9 68.7 69.2 69.4 70.3 (p)69.3              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

2017

2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 (p)2.6              

Manufacturing

2016

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9

2017

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.9 (p)4.9              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

13.2 13.2 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.3 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.4

2017

13.5 13.3 13.3 13.1 13.1 (p)13.0              

Information

2016

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

2017

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4              

Financial Activities

2016

1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

2017

1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8 (p)1.7              

Professional & Business Services

2016

4.3 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

2017

4.6 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.9 (p)4.9              

Educational & Health Services

2016

10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.8 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.1 10.9

2017

11.2 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.3 (p)11.1              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

8.0 8.1 8.0 8.4 8.9 8.7 8.5 8.6 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.0 8.4

2017

7.9 7.9 8.0 8.3 8.8 (p)8.9              

Other Services

2016

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8

2017

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 (p)2.8              

Government

2016

19.3 19.3 19.7 19.6 19.5 18.9 18.6 18.4 19.4 20.0 20.0 19.6 19.4

2017

19.6 19.7 19.8 19.8 19.7 (p)19.0              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2016

(r)78,309 (r)78,062 (r)78,405 (r)78,116 (r)77,564 (r)77,144 (r)76,835 (r)76,728 (r)76,385 (r)77,942 (r)77,655 (r)77,345 (r)77,541

2017

78,496 78,307 78,753 78,039 (p)77,980                

Employment

2016

(r)74,287 (r)74,139 (r)74,648 (r)74,522 (r)74,043 (r)73,051 (r)72,859 (r)72,807 (r)72,802 (r)74,406 (r)74,542 (r)74,217 (r)73,860

2017

74,552 74,189 74,907 74,240 (p)74,246                

Unemployment

2016

(r)4,022 (r)3,923 (r)3,757 (r)3,594 (r)3,521 (r)4,093 (r)3,976 (r)3,921 (r)3,583 (r)3,536 (r)3,113 (r)3,128 (r)3,681

2017

3,944 4,118 3,846 3,799 (p)3,734                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)5.1 (r)5.0 (r)4.8 (r)4.6 (r)4.5 (r)5.3 (r)5.2 (r)5.1 (r)4.7 (r)4.5 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)4.7

2017

5.0 5.3 4.9 4.9 (p)4.8                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

The Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Kent County in Delaware.