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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

2021

1,318.3 1,323.0 1,337.1 1,352.2 1,363.0 1,365.9 1,376.0 1,377.3 1,367.9 1,386.9 1,398.4 1,403.3 1,364.1

2022

1,370.1 1,382.0 1,394.8 1,405.3 1,415.4 (p)1,421.5              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

78.5 77.9 78.7 79.7 80.2 80.3 81.0 80.7 79.5 80.5 81.3 79.6 79.8

2022

79.1 79.3 79.7 81.2 82.2 (p)82.4              

Manufacturing

2021

58.4 58.3 58.5 57.9 58.1 58.5 59.5 59.9 59.1 59.3 59.4 59.8 58.9

2022

59.2 59.3 59.8 61.1 62.1 (p)62.4              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

242.0 239.6 240.3 241.1 242.8 245.1 247.0 246.1 244.2 248.7 258.6 264.0 246.6

2022

254.8 254.5 256.2 255.3 257.6 (p)258.7              

Information

2021

16.2 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.5 16.5 16.7 16.8 16.7 17.0 16.5 17.0 16.5

2022

17.0 17.2 17.2 16.8 16.9 (p)16.5              

Financial Activities

2021

77.0 76.9 77.2 77.2 77.3 77.3 77.9 77.6 76.3 76.5 76.6 76.8 77.1

2022

75.9 75.6 75.8 75.8 76.7 (p)77.2              

Professional & Business Services

2021

233.4 234.4 237.5 240.8 242.6 241.9 245.9 246.8 242.9 246.4 247.4 248.3 242.4

2022

243.8 245.1 247.6 253.3 250.9 (p)252.4              

Educational & Health Services

2021

258.7 260.2 261.8 262.7 261.7 259.7 261.5 260.0 260.3 264.3 264.6 264.0 261.6

2022

257.0 261.6 262.7 262.2 261.9 (p)262.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

92.6 94.2 98.7 105.3 111.5 117.6 121.2 122.3 118.0 118.4 117.4 117.5 111.2

2022

114.7 116.8 122.1 123.3 130.9 (p)138.7              

Other Services

2021

45.2 45.2 45.8 46.3 46.7 46.9 47.6 47.7 47.1 47.6 47.7 48.1 46.8

2022

46.8 47.1 47.2 48.8 48.5 (p)50.2              

Government

2021

216.3 220.2 222.4 224.9 225.6 222.1 217.7 219.4 223.8 228.2 228.9 228.2 223.1

2022

221.8 225.5 226.5 227.5 227.7 (p)220.7              

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

2021

(1)1,461,154 (1)1,461,474 (1)1,469,368 (1)1,467,351 (1)1,471,114 (1)1,493,047 (1)1,501,547 (1)1,490,610 (1)1,481,402 (1)1,492,105 (1)1,499,667 (1)1,501,247 (1)1,482,507

2022

(2)1,485,116 (2)1,490,657 1,507,922 1,496,470 1,498,549 (p)1,530,483              

Employment

2021

(1)1,373,349 (1)1,376,595 (1)1,385,750 (1)1,388,615 (1)1,387,629 (1)1,397,847 (1)1,416,867 (1)1,405,211 (1)1,403,786 (1)1,417,232 (1)1,428,918 (1)1,434,164 (1)1,401,330

2022

(2)1,422,800 (2)1,427,108 1,445,240 1,447,083 1,444,266 (p)1,460,051              

Unemployment

2021

(1)87,805 (1)84,879 (1)83,618 (1)78,736 (1)83,485 (1)95,200 (1)84,680 (1)85,399 (1)77,616 (1)74,873 (1)70,749 (1)67,083 (1)81,177

2022

(2)62,316 (2)63,549 62,682 49,387 54,283 (p)70,432              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)6.0 (1)5.8 (1)5.7 (1)5.4 (1)5.7 (1)6.4 (1)5.6 (1)5.7 (1)5.2 (1)5.0 (1)4.7 (1)4.5 (1)5.5

2022

(2)4.2 (2)4.3 4.2 3.3 3.6 (p)4.6              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(2) Corrected.
(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

2021

348.1 352.9 356.4 361.6 364.4 362.9 364.6 366.9 368.1 373.5 374.0 374.4 364.0

2022

362.7 367.8 370.0 373.3 375.6 (p)377.8              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

10.4 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5

2022

10.5 10.6 10.8 11.0 11.1 (p)11.4              

Manufacturing

2021

10.5 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 11.2 11.2 11.0 11.2 11.3 11.3 10.9

2022

11.0 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.3 (p)11.2              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

45.2 45.5 45.6 46.2 46.8 48.1 48.6 48.7 48.4 48.8 50.2 50.8 47.7

2022

48.6 48.4 48.0 47.7 48.0 (p)47.9              

Information

2021

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.9

2022

4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 (p)4.9              

Financial Activities

2021

17.1 17.1 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.2 17.4 17.3 17.1 17.0 17.2 17.2 17.2

2022

17.0 17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0 (p)17.1              

Professional & Business Services

2021

50.9 51.5 52.1 53.4 54.7 54.1 54.9 55.8 55.0 55.5 55.7 56.4 54.2

2022

56.1 55.8 56.4 59.3 59.6 (p)60.8              

Educational & Health Services

2021

111.8 112.6 113.3 114.0 113.0 112.0 112.4 111.3 111.9 113.2 112.6 112.3 112.5

2022

107.8 110.9 111.5 110.6 110.2 (p)111.9              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

15.4 16.9 18.1 20.2 21.6 22.2 23.7 24.9 24.6 25.3 24.1 23.7 21.7

2022

22.4 23.0 23.8 24.6 26.7 (p)28.1              

Other Services

2021

10.8 10.8 10.9 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.4 11.3 11.1 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.1

2022

11.1 11.1 11.1 11.4 11.3 (p)11.6              

Government

2021

71.1 72.8 73.4 73.6 73.8 71.7 69.3 70.7 73.5 75.9 76.3 76.0 73.2

2022

73.3 74.8 75.3 75.6 75.5 (p)72.9              

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

2021

(1)274,930 (1)273,922 (1)275,230 (1)274,791 (1)274,895 (1)279,914 (1)280,848 (1)278,822 (1)277,072 (1)278,978 (1)280,448 (1)280,450 (1)277,525

2022

(2)278,340 (2)278,101 280,784 278,274 277,617 (p)284,348              

Employment

2021

(1)251,250 (1)251,844 (1)253,183 (1)253,874 (1)253,155 (1)255,990 (1)259,065 (1)256,998 (1)256,794 (1)259,069 (1)261,724 (1)262,676 (1)256,302

2022

(2)260,702 (2)261,269 264,394 264,727 263,431 (p)267,107              

Unemployment

2021

(1)23,680 (1)22,078 (1)22,047 (1)20,917 (1)21,740 (1)23,924 (1)21,783 (1)21,824 (1)20,278 (1)19,909 (1)18,724 (1)17,774 (1)21,223

2022

(2)17,638 (2)16,832 16,390 13,547 14,186 (p)17,241              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)8.6 (1)8.1 (1)8.0 (1)7.6 (1)7.9 (1)8.5 (1)7.8 (1)7.8 (1)7.3 (1)7.1 (1)6.7 (1)6.3 (1)7.6

2022

(2)6.3 (2)6.1 5.8 4.9 5.1 (p)6.1              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(2) Corrected.
(p) Preliminary