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

Total Nonfarm

2021

114.5 116.4 117.6 119.1 119.9 119.9 120.5 120.6 120.8 121.8 122.2 121.4 119.6

2022

119.4 121.1 121.9 122.9 123.3 123.1 123.2 (p)123.1          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

3.6 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.0 4.1

2022

3.8 3.8 3.9 4.1 4.3 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5          

Manufacturing

2021

17.6 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.9 18.1 18.1 18.0 18.1 18.1 18.1 17.9

2022

18.1 18.5 18.5 18.4 18.5 18.4 18.4 (p)18.3          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

19.8 19.5 19.7 19.8 20.0 20.2 20.1 20.1 20.1 20.2 20.8 21.2 20.1

2022

20.7 20.5 20.7 20.7 20.6 20.6 20.5 (p)20.5          

Information

2021

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

2022

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 (p)1.0          

Financial Activities

2021

6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0

2022

7.1 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 (p)7.1          

Professional & Business Services

2021

8.7 8.7 8.7 9.0 9.1 8.9 9.1 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.0 8.9

2022

8.9 8.9 8.9 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 (p)9.0          

Educational & Health Services

2021

27.6 28.6 28.9 28.8 28.5 27.8 27.6 27.5 28.2 28.4 28.5 28.1 28.2

2022

27.8 28.7 29.0 29.0 28.8 28.5 28.7 (p)28.8          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

10.2 10.7 11.0 11.7 12.4 13.1 13.7 13.7 13.0 12.9 12.7 12.4 12.3

2022

12.1 12.1 12.5 13.1 13.9 14.6 14.9 (p)14.7          

Other Services

2021

5.0 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.2

2022

5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6 (p)5.6          

Government

2021

14.3 14.9 15.1 15.2 14.9 14.3 13.9 14.2 15.1 15.5 15.4 15.1 14.8

2022

14.6 15.1 14.9 15.1 14.6 13.8 13.4 (p)13.6          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2021

(1)126,191 (1)127,714 (1)126,984 (1)126,303 (1)127,103 (1)127,793 (1)128,774 (1)127,610 (1)125,517 (1)125,718 (1)125,021 (1)123,703 (1)126,536

2022

125,987 126,007 126,859 125,824 (p)126,947                

Employment

2021

(1)114,538 (1)116,176 (1)116,102 (1)116,646 (1)117,570 (1)117,642 (1)118,814 (1)118,313 (1)117,900 (1)118,311 (1)118,155 (1)117,144 (1)117,276

2022

117,429 118,407 119,791 119,519 (p)121,077                

Unemployment

2021

(1)11,653 (1)11,538 (1)10,882 (1)9,657 (1)9,533 (1)10,151 (1)9,960 (1)9,297 (1)7,617 (1)7,407 (1)6,866 (1)6,559 (1)9,260

2022

8,558 7,600 7,068 6,305 (p)5,870                

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)9.2 (1)9.0 (1)8.6 (1)7.6 (1)7.5 (1)7.9 (1)7.7 (1)7.3 (1)6.1 (1)5.9 (1)5.5 (1)5.3 (1)7.3

2022

6.8 6.0 5.6 5.0 (p)4.6                

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

The Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Erie County in Pennsylvania.