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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

2019

1,401.8 1,408.2 1,415.6 1,424.6 1,433.3 1,437.5 1,426.1 1,425.6 1,421.6 1,432.2 1,443.2 1,446.3 1,426.3

2020

1,417.4 1,420.1 1,412.3 1,229.5 1,264.3 (p)1,309.4              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

79.0 78.4 79.5 80.0 80.8 82.3 83.2 83.3 82.4 83.5 82.8 82.7 81.5

2020

82.3 81.9 82.4 78.9 83.4 (p)86.2              

Manufacturing

2019

58.3 58.5 58.8 59.3 59.5 59.8 60.1 60.3 59.7 59.1 59.3 59.6 59.4

2020

60.0 60.2 59.6 53.3 55.3 (p)57.1              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

247.5 243.3 242.4 243.3 244.6 246.5 246.1 246.1 246.1 250.4 255.4 258.1 247.5

2020

244.8 243.6 245.4 216.0 220.4 (p)231.7              

Information

2019

17.0 17.0 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.8 17.3 17.3 17.2 17.3 17.3 17.0 17.3

2020

16.8 16.8 16.8 14.7 14.6 (p)14.7              

Financial Activities

2019

79.4 79.5 79.3 79.2 79.0 79.4 80.0 79.7 79.2 79.2 78.5 78.1 79.2

2020

76.8 77.3 77.1 72.3 73.6 (p)74.5              

Professional & Business Services

2019

238.9 240.1 241.6 243.8 245.3 248.2 249.0 251.0 246.6 250.3 253.7 253.6 246.8

2020

251.9 248.8 247.2 224.2 230.9 (p)236.7              

Educational & Health Services

2019

277.6 281.4 282.5 282.0 281.3 279.4 279.0 276.7 278.0 278.6 280.3 281.6 279.9

2020

280.7 281.7 282.6 246.1 250.7 (p)252.0              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

130.1 130.8 133.8 138.8 144.0 147.5 147.0 146.1 139.5 136.7 136.8 137.6 139.1

2020

135.2 135.9 128.0 70.3 81.6 (p)100.5              

Other Services

2019

51.0 51.2 51.4 51.7 51.9 52.2 51.8 51.7 51.3 50.8 51.3 51.8 51.5

2020

52.0 52.2 49.8 37.0 38.4 (p)44.2              

Government

2019

223.0 228.0 229.1 229.2 229.5 224.4 212.6 213.4 221.6 226.3 227.8 226.2 224.3

2020

216.9 221.7 223.4 216.7 215.4 (p)211.8              

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

2019

(1)1,507,194 (1)1,506,458 (1)1,510,674 (1)1,506,352 (1)1,517,116 (1)1,536,254 (1)1,543,891 (1)1,534,162 (1)1,521,785 (1)1,528,235 (1)1,525,470 (1)1,524,495 (1)1,521,841

2020

1,529,939 1,527,006 1,526,488 1,423,797 1,441,783 (p)1,501,034              

Employment

2019

(1)1,443,906 (1)1,446,400 (1)1,453,826 (1)1,457,217 (1)1,464,016 (1)1,475,921 (1)1,482,269 (1)1,474,437 (1)1,470,851 (1)1,476,595 (1)1,476,492 (1)1,479,040 (1)1,466,748

2020

1,475,984 1,473,214 1,473,191 1,279,916 1,302,439 (p)1,381,075              

Unemployment

2019

(1)63,288 (1)60,058 (1)56,848 (1)49,135 (1)53,100 (1)60,333 (1)61,622 (1)59,725 (1)50,934 (1)51,640 (1)48,978 (1)45,455 (1)55,093

2020

53,955 53,792 53,297 143,881 139,344 (p)119,959              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)4.2 (1)4.0 (1)3.8 (1)3.3 (1)3.5 (1)3.9 (1)4.0 (1)3.9 (1)3.3 (1)3.4 (1)3.2 (1)3.0 (1)3.6

2020

3.5 3.5 3.5 10.1 9.7 (p)8.0              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

 

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

2019

366.4 371.4 373.7 375.3 378.1 373.4 371.7 371.7 374.4 375.1 375.5 374.6 373.4

2020

369.0 371.2 372.5 329.3 331.0 (p)327.4              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

10.9 10.9 11.0 11.1 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.4 11.4 11.3 11.2 11.3

2020

11.0 11.0 10.9 10.3 10.5 (p)10.6              

Manufacturing

2019

11.2 11.3 11.3 11.2 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.4 11.2 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.2

2020

11.0 11.0 11.0 8.8 9.4 (p)9.6              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

40.7 40.3 39.8 39.5 40.7 40.6 40.1 40.6 41.2 41.0 41.5 41.6 40.6

2020

40.3 39.9 39.9 35.1 35.0 (p)35.9              

Information

2019

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9

2020

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.4 4.4 (p)4.4              

Financial Activities

2019

17.0 17.2 17.1 17.5 17.4 17.4 17.7 17.7 17.5 17.5 17.4 17.1 17.4

2020

16.7 17.2 17.1 15.5 15.7 (p)16.3              

Professional & Business Services

2019

53.1 53.6 54.1 54.3 55.4 55.7 55.1 56.7 56.2 57.3 57.1 56.8 55.5

2020

56.5 55.9 56.3 48.6 50.6 (p)49.1              

Educational & Health Services

2019

119.7 121.7 122.4 121.6 120.6 119.6 120.2 118.5 119.6 120.0 120.2 121.3 120.5

2020

122.2 122.6 123.8 114.0 114.6 (p)110.1              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

26.9 27.7 28.8 30.1 31.2 30.8 30.8 30.3 30.2 28.8 28.4 27.8 29.3

2020

27.7 28.1 27.7 16.4 15.7 (p)16.3              

Other Services

2019

12.4 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.7 12.4 12.3 12.3 12.3 12.4 12.4 12.5

2020

12.1 12.1 11.8 9.4 9.4 (p)9.6              

Government

2019

69.8 71.6 72.0 72.6 72.7 69.0 67.5 67.6 69.8 70.8 71.1 70.4 70.4

2020

66.6 68.5 69.1 66.8 65.7 (p)65.5              

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

2019

(1)287,780 (1)286,855 (1)287,840 (1)287,396 (1)289,733 (1)294,244 (1)295,652 (1)294,759 (1)290,883 (1)291,957 (1)291,299 (1)290,523 (1)290,743

2020

291,738 290,560 291,181 271,941 276,230 (p)288,949              

Employment

2019

(1)271,110 (1)271,286 (1)272,923 (1)273,845 (1)275,498 (1)278,182 (1)279,307 (1)277,884 (1)277,012 (1)277,812 (1)277,897 (1)278,177 (1)275,911

2020

277,376 276,865 276,898 240,526 244,541 (p)260,176              

Unemployment

2019

(1)16,670 (1)15,569 (1)14,917 (1)13,551 (1)14,235 (1)16,062 (1)16,345 (1)16,875 (1)13,871 (1)14,145 (1)13,402 (1)12,346 (1)14,832

2020

14,362 13,695 14,283 31,415 31,689 (p)28,773              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)5.8 (1)5.4 (1)5.2 (1)4.7 (1)4.9 (1)5.5 (1)5.5 (1)5.7 (1)4.8 (1)4.8 (1)4.6 (1)4.2 (1)5.1

2020

4.9 4.7 4.9 11.6 11.5 (p)10.0              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary