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Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-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
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

2,760.5 2,777.5 2,810.7 2,840.5 2,852.4 2,861.7 2,861.1 2,858.4 2,881.9 2,916.8 2,935.4 2,947.1 2,858.7

2022

2,879.2 2,907.0 2,925.1 2,950.2 2,967.6 2,986.2 2,981.4 (p)2,981.2          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

112.1 109.3 114.6 119.5 119.8 120.8 123.0 123.1 122.3 124.0 122.6 120.0 119.3

2022

115.6 115.1 117.4 120.6 122.1 123.9 124.5 (p)123.5          

Manufacturing

2021

171.8 171.7 172.3 172.0 172.1 173.2 174.1 173.9 173.0 174.3 175.0 176.8 173.4

2022

175.2 176.7 177.0 177.7 178.9 179.2 180.7 (p)180.1          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

522.1 516.0 516.0 513.8 515.4 518.7 519.2 519.6 520.9 531.5 544.2 555.2 524.4

2022

535.9 535.8 536.5 536.8 539.7 545.9 546.6 (p)547.1          

Information

2021

47.4 47.8 47.6 47.9 48.1 48.8 49.0 49.2 50.0 50.3 50.3 50.2 48.9

2022

48.9 48.5 48.7 49.4 49.7 50.4 50.5 (p)50.7          

Financial Activities

2021

215.3 216.1 216.5 216.4 216.2 218.2 219.4 219.2 216.9 217.1 217.9 219.3 217.4

2022

217.1 217.5 218.3 217.9 218.9 220.1 221.6 (p)221.0          

Professional & Business Services

2021

451.9 455.6 461.3 470.1 471.8 474.5 475.8 473.8 475.6 480.0 481.2 480.5 471.0

2022

475.0 480.2 485.3 493.3 492.9 498.0 501.2 (p)504.1          

Educational & Health Services

2021

627.9 637.5 645.6 649.7 647.0 633.4 631.3 629.9 642.4 652.2 654.4 655.4 642.2

2022

641.8 655.6 657.0 661.0 659.4 653.6 652.9 (p)653.7          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

182.3 187.5 197.9 210.2 221.9 236.1 246.7 247.9 239.5 240.7 240.7 240.6 224.3

2022

228.4 230.5 235.7 245.0 256.4 269.1 273.2 (p)270.5          

Other Services

2021

106.6 107.0 108.5 109.9 111.0 112.4 113.6 113.1 112.8 114.9 115.2 116.1 111.8

2022

114.8 115.7 116.5 116.4 118.2 120.1 121.2 (p)121.5          

Government

2021

323.1 329.0 330.4 331.0 329.1 325.6 309.0 308.7 328.5 331.8 333.9 333.0 326.1

2022

326.5 331.4 332.7 332.1 331.4 325.9 309.0 (p)309.0          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

3,142,000 3,158,275 3,156,084 3,149,282 3,149,815 3,175,100 3,189,446 3,161,753 3,140,504 3,154,818 3,147,900 3,135,960 3,155,078

2022

(1)3,157,959 (1)3,151,401 3,172,707 3,158,992 3,184,131 3,181,169 3,202,463 3,210,832 (p)3,195,642        

Employment

2021

2,904,626 2,923,212 2,935,375 2,942,278 2,943,928 2,950,887 2,968,572 2,954,159 2,963,937 2,988,403 2,998,704 3,000,092 2,956,181

2022

(1)2,990,503 (1)3,002,618 3,033,612 3,030,293 3,058,081 3,041,686 3,060,068 3,065,288 (p)3,087,310        

Unemployment

2021

237,374 235,063 220,709 207,004 205,887 224,213 220,874 207,594 176,567 166,415 149,196 135,868 198,897

2022

(1)167,456 (1)148,783 139,095 128,699 126,050 139,483 142,395 145,544 (p)108,332        

Unemployment Rate

2021

7.6 7.4 7.0 6.6 6.5 7.1 6.9 6.6 5.6 5.3 4.7 4.3 6.3

2022

(1)5.3 (1)4.7 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.4 4.4 4.5 (p)3.4        

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(p) Preliminary

The Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.