Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, 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
Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, Md. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

582.4 583.6 588.2 594.4 595.9 598.1 593.8 594.6 595.4 599.6 599.4 601.9 593.9

2017

592.8 596.4 596.3 601.4 607.5 611.7 607.6 608.3 608.3 608.3 (p)609.8    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

33.2 32.8 33.4 34.1 34.3 34.5 34.3 34.0 33.8 34.5 34.8 34.0 34.0

2017

32.1 31.6 32.1 33.7 35.5 35.4 36.7 37.8 36.2 36.8 (p)36.2    

Manufacturing

2016

17.2 17.2 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.4 17.3 17.3 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.4 17.3

2017

17.2 17.3 17.3 17.4 17.3 17.4 17.4 17.5 17.4 17.4 (p)17.5    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

77.0 75.9 76.3 77.1 77.6 77.9 78.1 78.0 77.3 77.6 77.8 80.0 77.6

2017

78.3 77.3 76.8 77.1 77.7 78.4 77.7 77.3 77.4 77.8 (p)78.9    

Information

2016

13.9 14.0 13.7 14.0 12.4 13.8 13.9 13.6 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.9 13.7

2017

13.5 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.5 13.7 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.4 (p)13.3    

Financial Activities

2016

38.8 38.8 38.7 38.7 38.8 39.1 39.3 39.3 39.2 39.3 39.3 39.4 39.1

2017

38.9 39.2 38.9 39.1 39.6 40.0 39.3 38.9 38.3 39.0 (p)38.7    

Professional & Business Services

2016

124.2 124.6 126.0 127.8 127.5 128.3 129.4 129.4 127.8 130.9 128.4 128.2 127.7

2017

127.7 128.9 128.4 129.9 130.6 131.0 131.2 130.4 130.7 130.4 (p)130.1    

Educational & Health Services

2016

89.5 89.9 90.3 91.1 91.3 90.4 91.3 90.2 90.9 91.2 91.3 92.7 90.8

2017

91.5 93.2 93.1 93.6 93.1 92.8 94.5 93.1 93.3 94.3 (p)95.3    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

51.7 51.8 52.9 54.3 56.1 58.9 59.1 58.3 55.8 54.3 54.5 54.0 55.1

2017

52.3 53.0 53.5 54.2 57.2 60.3 62.0 61.2 59.3 57.2 (p)56.2    

Other Services

2016

27.7 27.7 27.9 28.0 28.1 28.1 28.5 28.3 28.1 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.1

2017

28.0 28.0 28.2 28.3 28.5 28.7 28.8 28.6 28.5 28.5 (p)28.6    

Government

2016

109.2 110.9 111.8 112.0 112.4 109.7 102.6 106.2 111.5 112.6 113.9 114.0 110.6

2017

113.3 114.3 114.4 114.6 114.5 114.0 106.4 109.9 113.7 113.5 (p)115.0    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, Md. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

675,748 676,436 677,866 674,871 674,851 683,185 689,161 683,331 682,823 685,982 683,827 681,902 680,832

2017

687,766 691,955 690,154 686,043 688,918 702,833 709,775 705,183 704,751 701,158 (p)699,156    

Employment

2016

650,981 652,097 654,777 653,843 653,161 657,838 664,388 660,051 659,349 662,511 662,313 662,140 657,787

2017

664,139 667,585 667,130 665,741 666,471 678,346 685,378 683,215 684,540 678,936 (p)675,926    

Unemployment

2016

24,767 24,339 23,089 21,028 21,690 25,347 24,773 23,280 23,474 23,471 21,514 19,762 23,045

2017

23,627 24,370 23,024 20,302 22,447 24,487 24,397 21,968 20,211 22,222 (p)23,230    

Unemployment Rate

2016

3.7 3.6 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.4

2017

3.4 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.2 (p)3.3    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary