Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division: 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
Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

906.8 919.2 921.6 935.1 931.7 924.6 921.6 919.5 943.0 953.6 959.0 958.1 932.8

2017

932.6 946.7 949.7 954.4 951.3 (p)945.6              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

21.8 21.8 22.3 22.9 23.6 23.8 24.0 23.6 23.8 23.9 23.8 23.0 23.2

2017

22.2 22.6 23.0 23.7 24.0 (p)24.6              

Manufacturing

2016

34.8 35.1 34.8 35.1 35.1 35.2 35.2 35.0 35.0 34.8 34.7 34.9 35.0

2017

34.3 34.6 34.2 34.1 34.2 (p)34.1              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

132.4 131.4 132.1 132.8 133.8 134.1 134.1 134.6 135.5 137.1 138.8 141.2 134.8

2017

136.1 134.8 135.8 135.1 134.9 (p)134.4              

Information

2016

14.2 14.2 14.2 14.6 13.2 14.6 14.7 14.6 14.3 14.4 14.4 14.6 14.3

2017

14.2 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.3 (p)14.4              

Financial Activities

2016

58.5 58.6 58.5 59.0 59.0 59.5 59.6 59.6 58.9 58.7 58.6 59.0 59.0

2017

58.5 58.5 58.6 58.7 59.2 (p)60.4              

Professional & Business Services

2016

123.1 124.7 125.0 127.0 127.7 128.3 129.1 129.2 129.7 129.7 131.8 130.0 127.9

2017

127.3 126.6 129.6 129.6 130.0 (p)129.9              

Educational & Health Services

2016

272.3 281.1 279.6 284.2 279.1 269.1 270.0 268.5 283.8 290.4 293.7 292.1 280.3

2017

283.6 296.0 293.7 295.5 289.4 (p)280.1              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

85.9 86.4 88.7 92.6 93.5 93.6 92.2 93.4 95.2 96.3 94.5 94.0 92.2

2017

90.2 90.9 91.9 94.7 96.7 (p)99.7              

Other Services

2016

37.9 38.3 38.6 38.8 39.1 39.3 39.5 39.4 39.1 39.3 39.4 39.3 39.0

2017

38.8 38.9 39.2 39.4 39.7 (p)40.2              

Government

2016

125.9 127.6 127.8 128.1 127.6 127.1 123.2 121.6 127.7 129.0 129.3 130.0 127.1

2017

127.4 129.5 129.4 129.3 128.9 (p)127.8              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia, Pa. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

(r)988,593 (r)995,554 (r)997,098 (r)999,217 (r)1,000,507 (r)1,001,334 (r)1,013,455 (r)1,003,295 (r)1,009,406 (r)1,011,707 (r)1,012,361 (r)1,004,821 (r)1,003,112

2017

997,262 1,003,810 1,005,298 1,008,861 (p)1,006,887                

Employment

2016

(r)926,524 (r)934,405 (r)933,586 (r)939,119 (r)937,853 (r)936,090 (r)942,547 (r)934,515 (r)945,296 (r)948,836 (r)955,123 (r)951,494 (r)940,449

2017

940,881 945,957 949,724 953,763 (p)944,685                

Unemployment

2016

(r)62,069 (r)61,149 (r)63,512 (r)60,098 (r)62,654 (r)65,244 (r)70,908 (r)68,780 (r)64,110 (r)62,871 (r)57,238 (r)53,327 (r)62,663

2017

56,381 57,853 55,574 55,098 (p)62,202                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)6.3 (r)6.1 (r)6.4 (r)6.0 (r)6.3 (r)6.5 (r)7.0 (r)6.9 (r)6.4 (r)6.2 (r)5.7 (r)5.3 (r)6.2

2017

5.7 5.8 5.5 5.5 (p)6.2                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

The Philadelphia, Pa., Metropolitan Division (MD) includes Delaware and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania.