Philadelphia City, 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
Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

681.0 690.1 690.9 700.7 696.9 690.7 691.2 689.5 708.1 715.7 720.6 719.6 699.6

2017

701.9 712.2 713.6 718.2 714.9 711.8 709.9 706.8 718.5 726.7 (p)729.2    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

11.2 11.5 11.5 11.9 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.0 12.1 12.1 12.2 11.7 12.0

2017

11.3 11.7 11.8 12.2 12.4 12.8 12.7 12.8 12.9 13.0 (p)12.9    

Manufacturing

2016

20.4 20.4 20.3 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.4 20.5 20.3 20.3 20.4 20.4

2017

20.0 20.1 19.9 19.9 19.9 19.7 19.8 19.5 19.7 19.6 (p)19.5    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

91.4 90.9 91.3 91.9 92.5 92.7 92.7 92.9 93.7 94.4 95.3 96.6 93.0

2017

93.5 92.6 93.6 93.0 92.9 93.2 92.2 93.1 93.5 93.4 (p)94.9    

Information

2016

11.6 11.6 11.6 11.8 10.7 11.8 11.9 11.8 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.7

2017

11.6 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.9 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.6 (p)11.6    

Financial Activities

2016

42.3 42.4 42.3 42.7 42.7 43.2 43.3 43.3 42.7 42.5 42.4 42.7 42.7

2017

42.2 42.3 42.3 42.4 42.9 43.9 44.0 44.1 43.7 43.7 (p)44.2    

Professional & Business Services

2016

92.0 93.5 93.5 94.4 94.9 95.1 95.8 95.9 96.5 96.8 99.0 97.9 95.4

2017

95.8 95.0 97.1 97.8 98.0 98.3 98.1 97.8 97.7 98.6 (p)98.2    

Educational & Health Services

2016

218.1 224.4 223.0 226.6 222.1 214.6 216.0 214.8 226.6 232.1 234.9 233.4 223.9

2017

226.9 236.9 234.7 236.3 231.1 224.1 224.6 222.5 230.8 237.8 (p)239.6    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

66.0 66.5 68.0 71.2 71.6 70.7 69.7 71.1 73.7 74.7 73.5 73.1 70.8

2017

70.0 70.6 71.1 73.3 74.5 76.5 77.3 77.5 77.9 78.2 (p)77.5    

Other Services

2016

26.8 27.1 27.4 27.5 27.8 27.9 28.1 28.1 28.0 28.1 28.2 28.1 27.8

2017

27.7 27.8 28.0 28.2 28.4 28.7 28.6 28.4 28.0 28.2 (p)28.2    

Government

2016

101.2 101.8 102.0 102.2 101.7 101.8 100.7 99.2 102.6 102.9 103.0 103.8 101.9

2017

102.9 103.5 103.4 103.4 103.1 102.7 100.9 99.4 102.6 102.6 (p)102.6    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia City (County), Pa.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

697,867 702,470 703,299 704,148 704,538 704,425 715,091 707,876 712,934 714,271 714,882 709,049 707,571

2017

704,479 708,970 709,615 712,483 712,418 710,363 717,240 706,379 707,642 707,883 (p)709,739    

Employment

2016

650,115 655,525 654,427 657,998 656,475 654,500 660,808 655,120 663,545 665,879 670,729 667,956 659,423

2017

661,374 664,730 666,994 670,431 664,669 665,036 668,050 659,203 665,501 667,865 (p)669,495    

Unemployment

2016

47,752 46,945 48,872 46,150 48,063 49,925 54,283 52,756 49,389 48,392 44,153 41,093 48,148

2017

43,105 44,240 42,621 42,052 47,749 45,327 49,190 47,176 42,141 40,018 (p)40,244    

Unemployment Rate

2016

6.8 6.7 6.9 6.6 6.8 7.1 7.6 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.2 5.8 6.8

2017

6.1 6.2 6.0 5.9 6.7 6.4 6.9 6.7 6.0 5.7 (p)5.7    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary