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Delaware: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2021

445.4 446.4 447.6 449.1 447.8 448.8 450.9 450.8 449.1 451.9 452.2 453.2

2022

453.4 455.5 456.0 457.0 458.8 461.0 462.2 (p)464.1        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

22.9 22.8 23.1 22.9 22.9 22.9 23.2 23.0 23.0 23.1 23.3 23.4

2022

23.6 23.9 23.8 24.2 23.9 23.6 23.6 (p)23.4        

Manufacturing

2021

24.9 24.7 24.7 24.6 24.4 24.4 24.7 24.8 25.0 24.8 25.0 25.1

2022

25.1 25.4 25.8 26.2 26.4 26.4 26.3 (p)26.3        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

80.1 80.2 80.2 80.4 80.6 81.0 80.7 80.6 80.7 82.0 81.7 82.3

2022

83.0 83.1 83.1 83.4 83.0 83.1 83.4 (p)83.7        

Financial Activities

2021

47.4 47.3 47.5 47.3 47.3 47.7 47.5 47.4 47.2 48.1 48.1 48.0

2022

47.9 47.8 47.5 47.4 47.5 47.1 47.5 (p)47.5        

Professional & Business Services

2021

62.0 62.9 62.9 63.6 62.7 62.7 62.8 63.0 62.8 63.5 63.1 62.7

2022

62.7 63.5 63.7 63.0 63.4 64.6 64.8 (p)64.9        

Educational & Health Services

2021

78.3 78.1 78.3 78.9 78.6 78.0 77.9 77.6 76.5 76.6 76.1 76.1

2022

76.1 76.4 76.0 76.4 76.6 77.2 76.3 (p)76.9        

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

43.2 43.5 43.8 43.9 44.2 44.4 45.9 45.8 45.7 46.1 46.9 47.3

2022

46.7 46.8 47.6 48.1 49.0 50.8 52.4 (p)52.6        

Other Services

2021

18.1 18.0 18.2 18.1 18.1 18.0 18.2 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.6 18.7

2022

18.9 18.8 18.7 18.5 18.7 18.2 18.6 (p)18.6        

Government

2021

65.2 65.6 65.6 66.0 65.6 66.2 66.3 66.6 66.1 65.6 65.7 65.9

2022

65.8 66.2 66.2 66.2 66.7 66.3 65.6 (p)66.6        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(seasonally adjusted data)

Delaware
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Labor Force

2021

491,572 493,461 495,500 497,115 497,969 498,444 497,824 497,316 496,543 496,684 496,766 497,019

2022

498,190 498,219 498,591 498,950 500,101 500,430 500,469 500,666 (p)500,075      

Employment

2021

463,734 465,258 466,961 468,513 469,655 470,208 470,555 470,934 471,594 472,408 472,885 473,079

2022

474,337 475,214 476,005 476,510 477,480 477,734 478,257 478,335 (p)478,786      

Unemployment

2021

27,838 28,203 28,539 28,602 28,314 28,236 27,269 26,382 24,949 24,276 23,881 23,940

2022

23,853 23,005 22,586 22,440 22,621 22,696 22,212 22,331 (p)21,289      

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.7 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.3 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.8

2022

4.8 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 (p)4.3      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary