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May
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – May 2017

Workers in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $26.41 in May 2017, 9 percent above the nationwide average of $24.34.

May
18

Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – March 2018

In March, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.2 percent.

May
11

Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – March 2018

In March, Worcester County, MD, had the highest unemployment rate on the Delmarva Peninsula at 10.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Delaware Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)477.9 (2)477.9 478.4 479.1 480.2 (p)481.4

Employment(1)

(2)456.2 (2)456.2 456.9 457.9 459.5 (p)461.3

Unemployment(1)

(2)21.7 (2)21.7 21.5 21.1 20.7 (p)20.1

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.5 (2)4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3 (p)4.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

457.2 455.5 457.1 457.9 459.5 (p)459.5

12-month % change

1.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5 (p)0.9

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

22.2 22.5 22.6 23.0 23.0 (p)22.6

12-month % change

4.2 5.1 4.1 5.5 3.1 (p)2.3

Manufacturing(4)

25.7 25.8 26.0 26.0 25.9 (p)26.0

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 0.0 (p)0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

81.2 80.6 81.6 82.0 82.3 (p)82.3

12-month % change

0.0 -0.6 -0.1 0.7 1.2 (p)1.7

Information(5)

4.5 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3 (p)4.3

12-month % change

-2.2 -4.3 -6.5 -4.3 -6.5 (p)-6.5

Financial Activities(4)

48.0 47.8 47.7 48.0 48.2 (p)48.1

12-month % change

1.3 0.4 -0.2 0.6 1.0 (p)1.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

62.7 61.7 62.6 62.7 62.6 (p)63.6

12-month % change

4.2 -0.3 0.8 0.0 1.0 (p)2.6

Education & Health Services(4)

78.6 78.3 78.1 78.1 78.2 (p)77.9

12-month % change

1.7 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.5 (p)-0.1

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

49.1 49.0 49.3 49.2 49.7 (p)49.1

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.6 -1.8 -2.4 -1.4 (p)-0.6

Other Services(4)

18.7 18.9 18.8 18.9 19.0 (p)19.0

12-month % change

0.0 1.1 0.0 1.1 1.6 (p)1.6

Government(4)

66.5 66.4 66.1 65.6 66.3 (p)66.6

12-month % change

0.5 1.1 -0.2 -0.6 -0.2 (p)0.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(5) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Dover Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Philadelphia, PA-NJ-DE-MD, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2018
Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Dover, DE: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table May 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2018
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2018
Philadelphia Area Employment – February 2018 Employment News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
County Employment and Wages in Delaware - Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
County Employment and Wages in the Delmarva Peninsula – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Average Energy Prices - Philadelphia Average energy prices Table May 2018
Consumer Price Index, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area – March 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Apr 2018
Average Energy Prices, Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – March 2018 Average energy prices News Release Apr 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in the Philadelphia Area — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
Workplace Fatalities in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2018
Unemployment in the Philadelphia Area by County – March 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2018
Unemployment on the Delmarva Peninsula by County – March 2018 Unemployment News Release May 2018