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

Total Nonfarm

2018

249.7 252.1 254.3 256.6 258.7 258.1 256.3 257.3 258.4 259.6 258.0 257.0 256.3

2019

252.1 253.4 254.7 257.9 259.7 260.5 259.2 (p)258.8          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2018

17.1 17.1 17.5 17.9 18.3 18.6 18.9 18.7 18.5 18.4 18.2 18.2 18.1

2019

17.8 17.6 17.8 18.3 18.8 19.2 19.3 (p)19.3          

Manufacturing

2018

37.4 37.7 37.9 37.7 38.0 38.1 38.0 37.9 37.6 37.7 37.7 37.8 37.8

2019

37.6 37.6 37.7 37.6 37.8 38.1 38.0 (p)37.8          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

59.2 58.8 59.1 59.4 59.8 59.9 59.8 60.1 59.6 60.0 60.6 60.8 59.8

2019

59.7 59.0 59.1 59.6 59.9 60.5 60.6 (p)60.2          

Information

2018

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0

2019

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 (p)3.0          

Financial Activities

2018

8.3 8.4 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.5

2019

8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.7 8.7 (p)8.7          

Professional & Business Services

2018

24.9 25.1 25.4 25.7 25.8 26.0 26.0 26.0 25.8 26.0 25.8 25.7 25.7

2019

25.0 25.1 25.4 25.9 25.9 26.1 26.0 (p)26.0          

Educational & Health Services

2018

45.7 47.0 47.0 47.0 46.6 45.1 44.8 45.2 46.7 47.9 48.0 48.3 46.6

2019

47.6 48.3 48.3 48.6 48.2 47.2 47.6 (p)47.3          

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

22.7 22.5 23.4 24.7 26.0 27.4 27.4 27.5 25.9 24.9 22.8 22.4 24.8

2019

21.0 21.3 21.8 23.1 24.5 25.9 25.9 (p)25.9          

Other Services

2018

11.8 11.9 12.0 12.1 12.1 12.3 12.4 12.3 12.3 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.2

2019

12.2 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.6 (p)12.6          

Government

2018

19.6 20.6 20.7 20.7 20.7 19.1 17.4 18.1 20.6 21.0 21.1 20.0 20.0

2019

19.8 20.9 20.9 21.0 20.7 19.2 17.5 (p)18.0          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

275,270 278,457 277,995 277,972 281,655 287,323 289,771 286,236 282,442 281,454 279,701 278,929 281,433

2019

278,736 281,014 279,828 279,598 284,352 289,293 292,629 (p)289,703          

Employment

2018

264,377 267,699 268,641 269,517 273,113 276,366 278,385 275,861 273,717 272,780 271,623 270,618 271,891

2019

269,632 271,716 271,456 272,644 275,896 279,794 281,541 (p)279,193          

Unemployment

2018

10,893 10,758 9,354 8,455 8,542 10,957 11,386 10,375 8,725 8,674 8,078 8,311 9,542

2019

9,104 9,298 8,372 6,954 8,456 9,499 11,088 (p)10,510          

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.0 3.9 3.4 3.0 3.0 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.4

2019

3.3 3.3 3.0 2.5 3.0 3.3 3.8 (p)3.6          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lancaster County in Pennsylvania.