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Dover, DE: 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
Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

67.2 67.4 68.4 69.2 69.5 69.0 69.2 68.8 69.0 69.6 70.2 70.2 69.0

2022

68.7 69.4 69.9 70.3 70.2 70.7 70.8 (p)70.4          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9

2022

2.8 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 (p)3.0          

Manufacturing

2021

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9

2022

4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.3 (p)5.3          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

13.2 13.0 13.2 13.2 13.4 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.4 13.8 14.2 14.6 13.5

2022

14.2 14.2 14.3 14.1 13.9 13.8 13.8 (p)13.7          

Information

2021

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

2022

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4          

Financial Activities

2021

1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9

2022

1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 (p)1.9          

Professional & Business Services

2021

5.8 5.8 6.0 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.2

2022

6.2 6.3 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.5 6.5 (p)6.5          

Educational & Health Services

2021

10.8 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.1 10.7 10.6 10.5 10.4 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.7

2022

10.2 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.2 (p)10.3          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

6.2 6.2 6.4 6.5 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.7

2022

6.5 6.5 6.7 6.9 7.3 7.8 7.9 (p)7.8          

Other Services

2021

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

2022

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 (p)2.6          

Government

2021

18.8 19.1 19.3 19.5 19.3 19.2 19.0 18.8 19.4 19.6 19.7 19.5 19.3

2022

19.0 19.4 19.6 19.6 19.4 19.2 19.2 (p)18.9          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2021

81,006 81,154 81,814 82,027 81,224 82,785 81,713 80,947 80,091 80,891 81,330 81,691 81,389

2022

82,705 82,018 82,128 81,725 81,112 81,408 81,366 81,010 (p)80,556        

Employment

2021

75,572 75,655 76,407 76,740 76,241 76,023 75,754 75,531 75,651 76,695 77,622 77,953 76,320

2022

77,887 77,779 77,808 77,570 77,065 76,513 76,793 76,388 (p)77,023        

Unemployment

2021

5,434 5,499 5,407 5,287 4,983 6,762 5,959 5,416 4,440 4,196 3,708 3,738 5,069

2022

4,818 4,239 4,320 4,155 4,047 4,895 4,573 4,622 (p)3,533        

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.7 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.1 8.2 7.3 6.7 5.5 5.2 4.6 4.6 6.2

2022

5.8 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.0 6.0 5.6 5.7 (p)4.4        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Dover, Del. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Kent County in Delaware.