Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD: 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
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

1,363.8 1,368.6 1,380.9 1,396.3 1,404.3 1,401.7 1,396.6 1,396.2 1,402.5 1,408.6 1,411.1 1,411.5 1,395.2

2017

1,379.9 1,385.7 1,398.5 1,406.0 1,412.6 (p)1,417.4              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

74.3 72.8 75.0 76.9 77.6 78.7 79.7 79.5 78.9 78.7 79.4 78.3 77.5

2017

76.4 75.6 76.1 76.2 76.5 (p)79.6              

Manufacturing

2016

53.3 53.2 53.3 53.6 53.8 53.9 54.0 54.1 53.8 53.3 54.1 53.5 53.7

2017

52.6 53.3 52.8 53.1 52.6 (p)52.0              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

244.8 242.4 243.4 244.5 245.7 246.3 245.2 245.8 246.4 246.7 248.4 250.2 245.8

2017

242.4 237.2 238.9 238.5 241.2 (p)242.9              

Information

2016

16.3 16.5 16.6 16.8 16.2 17.1 17.0 16.8 16.6 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.6

2017

16.2 16.3 16.4 16.3 16.4 (p)16.5              

Financial Activities

2016

78.7 79.0 78.7 79.3 79.6 79.9 80.3 80.5 80.3 79.0 78.3 78.2 79.3

2017

78.3 77.9 77.3 77.3 77.0 (p)79.1              

Professional & Business Services

2016

225.3 224.9 226.2 230.2 231.8 233.4 234.7 236.7 235.4 234.6 233.6 230.2 231.4

2017

227.8 229.9 233.5 237.4 237.9 (p)236.8              

Educational & Health Services

2016

265.2 267.6 269.2 270.2 270.2 266.7 269.1 267.1 269.9 276.7 278.0 280.8 270.9

2017

274.9 279.2 280.6 279.9 278.8 (p)278.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

126.5 126.7 129.7 134.4 139.1 142.3 141.7 141.6 138.2 135.2 133.4 134.4 135.3

2017

131.7 129.0 132.9 136.1 140.5 (p)145.6              

Other Services

2016

56.6 56.7 57.0 57.4 57.6 57.8 58.4 57.9 57.8 57.4 57.7 57.3 57.5

2017

56.4 56.6 56.9 57.0 58.1 (p)58.1              

Government

2016

222.8 228.8 231.8 233.0 232.7 225.6 216.5 216.2 225.2 230.6 231.7 231.9 227.2

2017

223.2 230.7 233.1 234.2 233.6 (p)228.5              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

(r)1,469,637 (r)1,469,644 (r)1,476,031 (r)1,471,409 (r)1,478,162 (r)1,492,155 (r)1,504,034 (r)1,494,189 (r)1,486,479 (r)1,492,134 (r)1,490,402 (r)1,485,434 (r)1,484,143

2017

1,486,504 1,487,579 1,499,855 1,496,059 (p)1,495,380                

Employment

2016

(r)1,398,218 (r)1,399,640 (r)1,409,131 (r)1,410,387 (r)1,417,556 (r)1,423,439 (r)1,434,591 (r)1,425,397 (r)1,422,378 (r)1,427,594 (r)1,429,493 (r)1,426,571 (r)1,418,700

2017

1,418,884 1,419,173 1,433,656 1,435,144 (p)1,434,231                

Unemployment

2016

(r)71,419 (r)70,004 (r)66,900 (r)61,022 (r)60,606 (r)68,716 (r)69,443 (r)68,792 (r)64,101 (r)64,540 (r)60,909 (r)58,863 (r)65,443

2017

67,620 68,406 66,199 60,915 (p)61,149                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)4.9 (r)4.8 (r)4.5 (r)4.1 (r)4.1 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)4.4

2017

4.5 4.6 4.4 4.1 (p)4.1                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

 

Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

362.0 363.4 363.5 367.8 368.3 365.6 364.7 364.2 368.1 370.0 371.2 370.1 366.6

2017

361.1 366.6 371.1 372.1 371.8 (p)366.1              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

10.8 10.6 11.0 11.2 11.3 11.6 11.7 11.6 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.4 11.3

2017

11.2 11.2 11.4 11.7 11.8 (p)12.2              

Manufacturing

2016

10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.4 10.5 10.4 10.5

2017

10.4 10.6 10.5 10.8 10.6 (p)10.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

43.4 42.8 42.7 43.0 43.1 43.2 42.4 42.5 42.9 42.5 42.7 43.3 42.9

2017

42.6 42.2 42.2 42.2 42.5 (p)42.5              

Information

2016

4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

2017

4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5              

Financial Activities

2016

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

2017

17.9 18.0 17.9 17.9 18.0 (p)18.1              

Professional & Business Services

2016

48.2 46.7 45.9 47.3 47.7 48.1 47.8 48.8 49.0 48.5 48.9 47.6 47.9

2017

46.7 46.6 48.0 47.8 48.3 (p)48.1              

Educational & Health Services

2016

114.0 115.5 116.2 116.6 115.7 114.1 115.7 114.2 115.5 118.3 119.3 120.1 116.3

2017

116.3 119.4 121.3 120.4 118.9 (p)115.7              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

27.4 27.8 28.1 29.3 30.4 30.5 29.9 30.1 30.5 30.1 30.0 29.7 29.5

2017

29.0 28.7 29.6 30.5 31.2 (p)30.2              

Other Services

2016

14.4 14.5 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.7

2017

14.5 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 (p)14.9              

Government

2016

71.0 72.6 72.2 72.7 72.6 70.3 69.3 69.1 71.0 71.4 70.8 70.3 71.1

2017

68.1 70.9 71.1 71.6 71.2 (p)69.2              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2016

(r)293,274 (r)292,634 (r)293,758 (r)292,086 (r)293,400 (r)296,152 (r)298,655 (r)297,944 (r)294,837 (r)296,020 (r)296,076 (r)294,982 (r)294,985

2017

295,561 295,112 297,650 297,053 (p)296,827                

Employment

2016

(r)272,683 (r)272,792 (r)274,524 (r)274,362 (r)276,347 (r)277,148 (r)279,307 (r)277,926 (r)277,115 (r)278,083 (r)278,890 (r)277,981 (r)276,430

2017

276,468 276,099 278,848 279,294 (p)279,754                

Unemployment

2016

(r)20,591 (r)19,842 (r)19,234 (r)17,724 (r)17,053 (r)19,004 (r)19,348 (r)20,018 (r)17,722 (r)17,937 (r)17,186 (r)17,001 (r)18,555

2017

19,093 19,013 18,802 17,759 (p)17,073                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)7.0 (r)6.8 (r)6.5 (r)6.1 (r)5.8 (r)6.4 (r)6.5 (r)6.7 (r)6.0 (r)6.1 (r)5.8 (r)5.8 (r)6.3

2017

6.5 6.4 6.3 6.0 (p)5.8                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised