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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

2022

1,364.3 1,377.9 1,376.6 1,387.5 1,396.7 1,392.2 1,408.4 1,407.0 1,402.7 1,403.4 1,406.6 1,409.0 1,394.4

2023

1,373.2 1,377.7 1,393.3 1,402.5 1,413.1 1,419.6 1,416.4 1,420.6 1,424.5 (p)1,436.0      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2022

77.7 78.4 78.8 79.4 79.8 80.4 82.4 82.3 81.6 83.2 83.2 84.7 81.0

2023

83.1 82.1 83.1 82.6 84.7 85.7 86.4 86.7 88.6 (p)89.2      

Manufacturing

2022

58.1 58.5 58.0 57.7 57.9 57.9 59.2 59.2 58.4 59.8 59.0 59.0 58.6

2023

58.0 58.2 57.8 57.4 57.4 57.1 57.6 58.2 57.0 (p)57.6      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

253.4 254.2 251.9 251.0 252.1 251.2 253.5 252.8 252.5 251.9 256.8 259.2 253.4

2023

252.7 248.5 252.8 253.8 252.9 252.8 252.4 252.3 250.5 (p)253.9      

Information

2022

17.2 17.1 17.1 16.7 16.8 16.7 16.8 16.8 16.4 16.6 16.3 16.2 16.7

2023

16.0 16.1 16.1 16.3 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 (p)16.1      

Financial Activities

2022

76.3 76.3 75.6 76.2 76.0 75.4 76.6 76.3 75.8 77.2 77.5 76.8 76.3

2023

76.2 76.8 77.3 77.2 77.4 77.8 78.0 78.2 78.6 (p)77.3      

Professional & Business Services

2022

248.5 250.1 249.1 252.4 253.4 252.5 258.9 258.6 254.8 252.7 249.6 249.0 252.5

2023

241.3 242.2 245.4 247.8 249.7 251.7 250.1 252.7 253.8 (p)254.7      

Educational & Health Services

2022

259.5 262.8 262.1 263.8 263.6 261.8 264.3 264.3 265.9 268.6 269.1 269.4 264.6

2023

266.1 267.9 269.5 269.3 269.2 269.1 269.3 270.0 276.2 (p)278.3      

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

110.0 111.7 113.9 117.4 122.2 125.9 130.2 129.8 123.6 122.4 122.9 121.3 120.9

2023

119.3 115.3 118.6 123.0 128.7 137.4 136.9 135.9 128.0 (p)128.8      

Other Services

2022

46.8 47.1 46.9 47.2 47.5 47.7 48.6 48.3 48.0 47.3 47.2 48.4 47.6

2023

48.4 49.3 49.2 49.5 49.7 49.7 51.3 52.5 51.6 (p)51.3      

Government

2022

216.8 221.7 223.2 225.7 227.4 222.7 217.9 218.6 225.7 223.7 225.0 225.0 222.8

2023

212.1 221.3 223.5 225.6 227.3 222.2 218.3 218.0 224.1 (p)228.8      

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

2022

1,477,695 1,480,709 1,483,684 1,470,363 1,472,507 1,492,131 1,497,757 1,491,504 1,475,908 1,479,529 1,471,905 1,475,863 1,480,796

2023

1,466,768 1,472,100 1,496,607 1,481,789 1,487,235 1,495,138 1,510,254 (p)1,503,853          

Employment

2022

1,422,948 1,426,702 1,435,185 1,428,221 1,427,349 1,436,756 1,446,088 1,439,779 1,432,517 1,433,114 1,430,553 1,439,024 1,433,186

2023

1,423,124 1,427,190 1,462,032 1,454,242 1,454,289 1,470,076 1,483,823 (p)1,476,294          

Unemployment

2022

54,747 54,007 48,499 42,142 45,158 55,375 51,669 51,725 43,391 46,415 41,352 36,839 47,610

2023

43,644 44,910 34,575 27,547 32,946 25,062 26,431 (p)27,559          

Unemployment Rate

2022

3.7 3.6 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.7 3.4 3.5 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.5 3.2

2023

3.0 3.1 2.3 1.9 2.2 1.7 1.8 (p)1.8          

Footnotes
(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

2022

364.9 370.4 369.4 371.9 372.6 368.8 370.8 372.2 374.9 377.7 379.9 380.9 372.9

2023

373.0 376.0 377.4 379.0 379.7 377.2 377.2 378.3 382.4 (p)386.6      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2022

10.2 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.3 10.6 10.5 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.5 10.4

2023

10.3 10.1 10.3 10.1 10.2 10.4 10.4 10.2 10.4 (p)10.3      

Manufacturing

2022

10.9 10.9 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.7 11.0 10.9 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.0 10.9

2023

10.9 10.9 10.9 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.6 10.7 10.6 (p)10.7      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

49.7 51.2 50.3 50.2 50.2 49.7 49.9 49.7 49.3 48.8 50.2 50.3 50.0

2023

50.0 49.3 48.9 49.2 49.2 49.5 49.1 49.3 48.7 (p)49.4      

Information

2022

5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.1

2023

4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 (p)4.9      

Financial Activities

2022

17.2 17.3 17.0 16.9 16.9 16.8 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.2 17.1

2023

17.1 17.1 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 (p)16.9      

Professional & Business Services

2022

57.7 58.1 57.9 57.6 57.8 57.8 58.7 59.2 58.7 59.0 59.5 59.7 58.5

2023

58.6 57.6 57.5 58.3 58.0 56.9 56.8 57.2 57.9 (p)58.1      

Educational & Health Services

2022

110.8 112.1 112.1 113.2 112.6 111.2 111.9 112.0 113.3 114.2 114.0 115.4 112.7

2023

112.0 114.7 115.0 114.2 114.5 114.2 114.8 115.3 117.7 (p)119.4      

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

22.2 22.7 22.8 24.7 25.1 25.3 25.4 25.9 25.5 25.1 25.5 24.5 24.6

2023

24.7 24.8 25.6 27.2 27.7 28.7 29.6 28.9 28.1 (p)27.5      

Other Services

2022

11.0 11.0 10.8 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.4 11.2 11.2 11.1 11.1 11.3 11.1

2023

11.3 11.5 11.5 11.6 11.6 11.7 11.9 12.0 11.8 (p)11.9      

Government

2022

69.9 71.5 72.1 71.9 72.4 70.6 69.4 70.6 73.4 75.8 76.0 76.1 72.5

2023

73.3 75.2 75.9 75.9 75.9 73.3 72.2 72.9 75.4 (p)77.5      

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

2022

275,177 274,485 274,230 271,753 271,157 275,607 276,610 275,841 272,135 273,227 272,506 272,426 273,763

2023

272,011 272,006 275,721 273,165 273,861 275,078 277,964 (p)276,893          

Employment

2022

260,713 261,182 262,511 261,236 260,293 262,784 264,293 263,287 261,648 261,797 262,070 263,157 262,081

2023

260,503 260,934 266,982 266,011 265,649 268,873 271,492 (p)270,022          

Unemployment

2022

14,464 13,303 11,719 10,517 10,864 12,823 12,317 12,554 10,487 11,430 10,436 9,269 11,682

2023

11,508 11,072 8,739 7,154 8,212 6,205 6,472 (p)6,871          

Unemployment Rate

2022

5.3 4.8 4.3 3.9 4.0 4.7 4.5 4.6 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.4 4.3

2023

4.2 4.1 3.2 2.6 3.0 2.3 2.3 (p)2.5          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary