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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

2022

2,916.5 2,953.6 2,979.1 3,006.4 3,016.4 3,018.6 3,010.8 3,011.4 3,037.7 3,064.7 3,078.6 3,081.7 3,014.6

2023

3,024.4 3,041.7 3,060.8 3,090.2 3,108.1 3,123.5 3,107.4 3,102.2 3,125.1 (p)3,149.6      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2022

115.9 116.7 120.6 124.6 124.7 125.8 127.3 127.1 127.1 126.7 124.4 123.2 123.7

2023

121.6 120.9 121.0 125.0 128.5 130.9 131.8 133.0 131.3 (p)131.2      

Manufacturing

2022

175.1 176.8 178.1 178.5 179.2 180.7 181.1 180.6 179.8 179.7 180.9 181.6 179.3

2023

180.1 181.7 181.0 181.6 182.2 182.8 183.8 183.6 181.6 (p)181.7      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

543.4 544.6 545.0 543.7 544.6 547.5 548.1 547.8 547.2 555.0 563.0 573.2 550.3

2023

554.5 548.9 547.8 549.0 550.5 554.7 554.2 552.4 554.3 (p)557.5      

Information

2022

53.0 53.0 53.2 53.9 53.9 54.2 55.0 54.9 54.6 54.3 54.6 54.7 54.1

2023

54.3 54.4 54.6 54.5 54.7 55.7 55.6 55.1 54.9 (p)55.0      

Financial Activities

2022

222.5 223.8 224.5 226.0 226.1 227.7 228.9 229.1 227.5 228.6 229.3 230.2 227.0

2023

228.1 228.2 228.7 228.8 228.9 230.8 231.1 230.4 230.2 (p)231.0      

Professional & Business Services

2022

480.6 486.3 492.7 498.7 501.4 502.4 501.2 498.5 501.9 505.5 507.0 502.9 498.3

2023

494.2 494.9 498.7 507.7 510.9 513.4 511.9 510.6 513.2 (p)516.9      

Educational & Health Services

2022

649.8 667.4 669.5 675.8 673.5 658.3 660.7 664.6 681.1 694.3 698.2 695.4 674.1

2023

683.6 698.9 704.7 708.6 705.6 696.3 695.4 696.5 716.0 (p)727.1      

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

232.8 235.4 244.5 252.9 261.8 271.8 276.1 274.8 265.4 262.2 259.3 258.0 257.9

2023

253.8 253.9 262.4 273.3 285.1 297.3 299.6 296.0 281.0 (p)279.7      

Other Services

2022

115.3 116.3 117.3 118.5 119.4 120.9 121.0 120.5 120.4 121.2 122.5 123.0 119.7

2023

121.2 121.2 122.4 122.7 123.3 126.8 127.0 126.3 125.1 (p)126.4      

Government

2022

328.1 333.3 333.7 333.8 331.8 329.3 311.4 313.5 332.7 337.2 339.4 339.5 330.3

2023

333.0 338.7 339.5 339.0 338.4 334.8 317.0 318.3 337.5 (p)343.1      

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

2022

3,176,857 3,188,949 3,210,774 3,197,785 3,213,800 3,219,508 3,234,078 3,240,035 3,224,798 3,241,608 3,217,622 3,215,537 3,215,113

2023

3,239,448 3,243,754 3,252,654 3,243,909 3,258,803 3,278,469 3,284,115 (p)3,289,771          

Employment

2022

3,021,395 3,043,518 3,077,178 3,075,227 3,087,573 3,079,843 3,088,489 3,091,041 3,105,912 3,119,701 3,098,304 3,101,988 3,082,514

2023

3,104,938 3,107,189 3,135,768 3,141,946 3,141,115 3,151,392 3,153,877 (p)3,143,097          

Unemployment

2022

155,462 145,431 133,596 122,558 126,227 139,665 145,589 148,994 118,886 121,907 119,318 113,549 132,599

2023

134,510 136,565 116,886 101,963 117,688 127,077 130,238 (p)146,674          

Unemployment Rate

2022

4.9 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.9 4.3 4.5 4.6 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.5 4.1

2023

4.2 4.2 3.6 3.1 3.6 3.9 4.0 (p)4.5          

Footnotes
(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.