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Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD: 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
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

1,318.3 1,323.0 1,337.1 1,352.2 1,363.0 1,365.9 1,376.0 1,377.3 1,367.9 1,386.9 1,398.4 1,403.3 1,364.1

2022

1,370.1 1,382.0 1,394.8 1,405.3 1,415.4 1,416.8 1,419.2 (p)1,423.0          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

78.5 77.9 78.7 79.7 80.2 80.3 81.0 80.7 79.5 80.5 81.3 79.6 79.8

2022

79.1 79.3 79.7 81.2 82.2 82.4 84.5 (p)85.7          

Manufacturing

2021

58.4 58.3 58.5 57.9 58.1 58.5 59.5 59.9 59.1 59.3 59.4 59.8 58.9

2022

59.2 59.3 59.8 61.1 62.1 62.3 63.9 (p)63.8          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

242.0 239.6 240.3 241.1 242.8 245.1 247.0 246.1 244.2 248.7 258.6 264.0 246.6

2022

254.8 254.5 256.2 255.3 257.6 257.1 255.7 (p)257.1          

Information

2021

16.2 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.5 16.5 16.7 16.8 16.7 17.0 16.5 17.0 16.5

2022

17.0 17.2 17.2 16.8 16.9 17.0 17.0 (p)17.1          

Financial Activities

2021

77.0 76.9 77.2 77.2 77.3 77.3 77.9 77.6 76.3 76.5 76.6 76.8 77.1

2022

75.9 75.6 75.8 75.8 76.7 77.4 76.4 (p)78.2          

Professional & Business Services

2021

233.4 234.4 237.5 240.8 242.6 241.9 245.9 246.8 242.9 246.4 247.4 248.3 242.4

2022

243.8 245.1 247.6 253.3 250.9 252.2 253.6 (p)255.8          

Educational & Health Services

2021

258.7 260.2 261.8 262.7 261.7 259.7 261.5 260.0 260.3 264.3 264.6 264.0 261.6

2022

257.0 261.6 262.7 262.2 261.9 259.5 260.1 (p)258.8          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

92.6 94.2 98.7 105.3 111.5 117.6 121.2 122.3 118.0 118.4 117.4 117.5 111.2

2022

114.7 116.8 122.1 123.3 130.9 138.2 138.9 (p)135.4          

Other Services

2021

45.2 45.2 45.8 46.3 46.7 46.9 47.6 47.7 47.1 47.6 47.7 48.1 46.8

2022

46.8 47.1 47.2 48.8 48.5 50.0 49.8 (p)51.0          

Government

2021

216.3 220.2 222.4 224.9 225.6 222.1 217.7 219.4 223.8 228.2 228.9 228.2 223.1

2022

221.8 225.5 226.5 227.5 227.7 220.7 219.3 (p)220.1          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

1,461,154 1,461,474 1,469,368 1,467,351 1,471,114 1,493,047 1,501,547 1,490,610 1,481,402 1,492,105 1,499,667 1,501,247 1,482,507

2022

(1)1,485,116 (1)1,490,657 1,507,922 1,496,470 1,498,549 1,528,170 1,525,363 1,528,669 (p)1,505,610        

Employment

2021

1,373,349 1,376,595 1,385,750 1,388,615 1,387,629 1,397,847 1,416,867 1,405,211 1,403,786 1,417,232 1,428,918 1,434,164 1,401,330

2022

(1)1,422,800 (1)1,427,108 1,445,240 1,447,083 1,444,266 1,457,734 1,462,478 1,462,767 (p)1,450,449        

Unemployment

2021

87,805 84,879 83,618 78,736 83,485 95,200 84,680 85,399 77,616 74,873 70,749 67,083 81,177

2022

(1)62,316 (1)63,549 62,682 49,387 54,283 70,436 62,885 65,902 (p)55,161        

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.0 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.7 6.4 5.6 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.5 5.5

2022

(1)4.2 (1)4.3 4.2 3.3 3.6 4.6 4.1 4.3 (p)3.7        

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(p) Preliminary

 

Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

348.1 352.9 356.4 361.6 364.4 362.9 364.6 366.9 368.1 373.5 374.0 374.4 364.0

2022

362.7 367.8 370.0 373.3 375.6 374.5 373.6 (p)373.8          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

10.4 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.8 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5

2022

10.5 10.6 10.8 11.0 11.1 11.4 11.6 (p)11.7          

Manufacturing

2021

10.5 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 11.2 11.2 11.0 11.2 11.3 11.3 10.9

2022

11.0 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.3 11.3 11.5 (p)11.5          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

45.2 45.5 45.6 46.2 46.8 48.1 48.6 48.7 48.4 48.8 50.2 50.8 47.7

2022

48.6 48.4 48.0 47.7 48.0 47.8 47.8 (p)47.9          

Information

2021

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.0 4.9

2022

4.9 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 (p)4.9          

Financial Activities

2021

17.1 17.1 17.2 17.1 17.1 17.2 17.4 17.3 17.1 17.0 17.2 17.2 17.2

2022

17.0 17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.3 17.4 (p)17.3          

Professional & Business Services

2021

50.9 51.5 52.1 53.4 54.7 54.1 54.9 55.8 55.0 55.5 55.7 56.4 54.2

2022

56.1 55.8 56.4 59.3 59.6 59.7 59.9 (p)61.6          

Educational & Health Services

2021

111.8 112.6 113.3 114.0 113.0 112.0 112.4 111.3 111.9 113.2 112.6 112.3 112.5

2022

107.8 110.9 111.5 110.6 110.2 109.7 109.0 (p)108.3          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

15.4 16.9 18.1 20.2 21.6 22.2 23.7 24.9 24.6 25.3 24.1 23.7 21.7

2022

22.4 23.0 23.8 24.6 26.7 27.9 28.5 (p)26.9          

Other Services

2021

10.8 10.8 10.9 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.4 11.3 11.1 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.1

2022

11.1 11.1 11.1 11.4 11.3 11.6 11.6 (p)11.6          

Government

2021

71.1 72.8 73.4 73.6 73.8 71.7 69.3 70.7 73.5 75.9 76.3 76.0 73.2

2022

73.3 74.8 75.3 75.6 75.5 72.9 71.4 (p)72.1          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Baltimore City, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

274,930 273,922 275,230 274,791 274,895 279,914 280,848 278,822 277,072 278,978 280,448 280,450 277,525

2022

(1)278,340 (1)278,101 280,784 278,274 277,617 283,956 283,251 284,411 (p)279,021        

Employment

2021

251,250 251,844 253,183 253,874 253,155 255,990 259,065 256,998 256,794 259,069 261,724 262,676 256,302

2022

(1)260,702 (1)261,269 264,394 264,727 263,431 266,675 267,318 267,529 (p)264,973        

Unemployment

2021

23,680 22,078 22,047 20,917 21,740 23,924 21,783 21,824 20,278 19,909 18,724 17,774 21,223

2022

(1)17,638 (1)16,832 16,390 13,547 14,186 17,281 15,933 16,882 (p)14,048        

Unemployment Rate

2021

8.6 8.1 8.0 7.6 7.9 8.5 7.8 7.8 7.3 7.1 6.7 6.3 7.6

2022

(1)6.3 (1)6.1 5.8 4.9 5.1 6.1 5.6 5.9 (p)5.0        

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(p) Preliminary