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Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

2,760.5 2,777.5 2,810.7 2,840.5 2,852.4 2,861.7 2,861.1 2,858.4 2,881.9 2,916.8 2,935.4 2,947.1 2,858.7

2022

2,879.2 2,907.0 2,925.1 2,950.2 2,967.6 (p)2,986.8              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

112.1 109.3 114.6 119.5 119.8 120.8 123.0 123.1 122.3 124.0 122.6 120.0 119.3

2022

115.6 115.1 117.4 120.6 122.1 (p)124.0              

Manufacturing

2021

171.8 171.7 172.3 172.0 172.1 173.2 174.1 173.9 173.0 174.3 175.0 176.8 173.4

2022

175.2 176.7 177.0 177.7 178.9 (p)178.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

522.1 516.0 516.0 513.8 515.4 518.7 519.2 519.6 520.9 531.5 544.2 555.2 524.4

2022

535.9 535.8 536.5 536.8 539.7 (p)546.0              

Information

2021

47.4 47.8 47.6 47.9 48.1 48.8 49.0 49.2 50.0 50.3 50.3 50.2 48.9

2022

48.9 48.5 48.7 49.4 49.7 (p)50.1              

Financial Activities

2021

215.3 216.1 216.5 216.4 216.2 218.2 219.4 219.2 216.9 217.1 217.9 219.3 217.4

2022

217.1 217.5 218.3 217.9 218.9 (p)220.9              

Professional & Business Services

2021

451.9 455.6 461.3 470.1 471.8 474.5 475.8 473.8 475.6 480.0 481.2 480.5 471.0

2022

475.0 480.2 485.3 493.3 492.9 (p)498.0              

Educational & Health Services

2021

627.9 637.5 645.6 649.7 647.0 633.4 631.3 629.9 642.4 652.2 654.4 655.4 642.2

2022

641.8 655.6 657.0 661.0 659.4 (p)653.2              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

182.3 187.5 197.9 210.2 221.9 236.1 246.7 247.9 239.5 240.7 240.7 240.6 224.3

2022

228.4 230.5 235.7 245.0 256.4 (p)268.8              

Other Services

2021

106.6 107.0 108.5 109.9 111.0 112.4 113.6 113.1 112.8 114.9 115.2 116.1 111.8

2022

114.8 115.7 116.5 116.4 118.2 (p)118.9              

Government

2021

323.1 329.0 330.4 331.0 329.1 325.6 309.0 308.7 328.5 331.8 333.9 333.0 326.1

2022

326.5 331.4 332.7 332.1 331.4 (p)328.2              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

(1)3,142,000 (1)3,158,275 (1)3,156,084 (1)3,149,282 (1)3,149,815 (1)3,175,100 (1)3,189,446 (1)3,161,753 (1)3,140,504 (1)3,154,818 (1)3,147,900 (1)3,135,960 (1)3,155,078

2022

(2)3,157,959 (2)3,151,401 3,172,707 3,158,992 3,184,131 (p)3,179,216              

Employment

2021

(1)2,904,626 (1)2,923,212 (1)2,935,375 (1)2,942,278 (1)2,943,928 (1)2,950,887 (1)2,968,572 (1)2,954,159 (1)2,963,937 (1)2,988,403 (1)2,998,704 (1)3,000,092 (1)2,956,181

2022

(2)2,990,503 (2)3,002,618 3,033,612 3,030,293 3,058,081 (p)3,040,329              

Unemployment

2021

(1)237,374 (1)235,063 (1)220,709 (1)207,004 (1)205,887 (1)224,213 (1)220,874 (1)207,594 (1)176,567 (1)166,415 (1)149,196 (1)135,868 (1)198,897

2022

(2)167,456 (2)148,783 139,095 128,699 126,050 (p)138,887              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)7.6 (1)7.4 (1)7.0 (1)6.6 (1)6.5 (1)7.1 (1)6.9 (1)6.6 (1)5.6 (1)5.3 (1)4.7 (1)4.3 (1)6.3

2022

(2)5.3 (2)4.7 4.4 4.1 4.0 (p)4.4              

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

The Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.