Pennsylvania: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Pennsylvania
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2016

5,861.3 5,867.6 5,873.6 5,879.1 5,867.7 5,862.4 5,892.2 5,894.3 5,903.8 5,908.0 5,913.4 5,916.3

2017

5,929.1 5,950.3 5,929.8 5,925.7 5,930.3 5,924.8 5,961.7 5,960.1 5,978.1 5,973.7 5,980.1 (p)5,994.7

Mining & Logging

2016

27.9 26.6 26.1 25.5 25.1 24.3 24.3 24.1 24.0 24.3 23.5 22.8

2017

23.2 23.5 23.3 23.5 23.5 24.0 23.9 23.8 23.9 23.8 23.6 (p)23.5

Construction

2016

240.3 239.3 239.9 240.7 238.2 237.6 238.4 237.6 237.6 238.0 238.5 240.9

2017

247.1 248.3 245.9 245.1 243.7 243.3 240.6 242.3 245.6 246.1 249.2 (p)254.0

Manufacturing

2016

562.3 561.6 561.2 559.7 559.3 558.5 557.7 557.1 555.7 555.4 553.6 557.5

2017

554.6 556.5 554.4 550.6 548.6 546.7 554.5 553.4 552.7 552.4 552.1 (p)553.0

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

1,125.3 1,126.8 1,127.3 1,127.7 1,127.1 1,126.6 1,129.4 1,130.4 1,130.9 1,129.9 1,129.2 1,125.9

2017

1,132.2 1,134.9 1,129.9 1,129.0 1,128.7 1,127.4 1,128.1 1,127.7 1,135.8 1,131.3 1,131.9 (p)1,127.6

Information

2016

84.6 84.7 84.4 85.2 81.0 85.4 85.1 84.9 84.8 85.3 85.1 85.2

2017

84.0 83.1 83.7 83.1 82.2 84.4 83.6 83.4 84.0 82.5 81.8 (p)83.0

Financial Activities

2016

316.9 316.6 316.4 316.7 316.2 316.4 316.6 316.9 317.3 315.9 316.9 317.9

2017

317.5 317.7 318.5 317.3 316.5 317.9 316.9 316.2 319.3 317.7 318.9 (p)319.4

Professional & Business Services

2016

789.4 789.6 791.4 793.3 792.0 789.8 794.3 794.4 798.3 796.4 799.0 797.3

2017

803.2 798.5 800.7 805.3 808.9 810.1 816.8 817.3 814.9 820.6 822.4 (p)820.5

Educational & Health Services

2016

1,204.3 1,208.0 1,210.2 1,214.8 1,215.7 1,212.9 1,220.6 1,222.6 1,226.9 1,235.1 1,240.0 1,242.5

2017

1,239.9 1,252.5 1,250.6 1,245.9 1,248.7 1,240.5 1,250.3 1,246.8 1,255.9 1,257.2 1,264.2 (p)1,268.1

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

551.9 555.8 557.2 557.2 555.2 552.1 557.2 557.5 558.2 564.3 565.5 565.1

2017

565.7 572.3 563.6 566.3 568.9 574.3 580.4 583.3 583.4 584.4 580.8 (p)588.1

Other Services

2016

256.2 256.5 256.7 257.4 257.2 257.1 257.7 257.9 258.4 258.9 258.5 258.1

2017

261.3 261.2 258.4 259.5 259.9 261.3 260.9 260.1 258.0 258.1 256.7 (p)260.0

Government

2016

702.2 702.1 702.8 700.9 700.7 701.7 710.9 710.9 711.7 704.5 703.6 703.1

2017

700.4 701.8 700.8 700.1 700.7 694.9 705.7 705.8 704.6 699.6 698.5 (p)697.5

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Pennsylvania
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2016

6,432,495 6,437,640 6,439,970 6,440,367 6,440,700 6,442,547 6,445,966 6,450,125 6,453,623 6,455,269 6,455,357 6,454,219

2017

6,440,304 6,435,475 6,442,011 6,464,270 6,476,420 6,473,548 6,457,527 6,429,009 6,414,524 6,398,872 6,397,107 (p)6,391,884

Employment

2016

6,090,506 6,091,957 6,090,864 6,088,345 6,086,311 6,086,269 6,088,690 6,092,611 6,096,614 6,099,590 6,101,532 6,102,684

2017

6,107,288 6,115,052 6,131,175 6,149,507 6,153,386 6,148,188 6,133,479 6,111,377 6,105,231 6,100,986 6,101,483 (p)6,092,931

Unemployment

2016

341,989 345,683 349,106 352,022 354,389 356,278 357,276 357,514 357,009 355,679 353,825 351,535

2017

333,016 320,423 310,836 314,763 323,034 325,360 324,048 317,632 309,293 297,886 295,624 (p)298,953

Unemployment Rate

2016

5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.4

2017

5.2 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 (p)4.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary