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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

2020

2,961.7 2,976.4 2,965.3 2,494.0 2,557.0 2,636.3 2,685.1 2,709.2 2,760.2 2,793.7 2,798.0 2,783.7 2,760.1

2021

2,732.2 2,757.8 2,774.6 2,802.1 (p)2,822.9                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

116.0 115.7 117.8 85.9 107.0 113.9 116.0 118.0 117.6 117.8 116.9 114.8 113.1

2021

110.3 111.0 112.1 114.9 (p)117.9                

Manufacturing

2020

182.8 182.8 182.2 162.4 167.1 172.6 173.0 173.7 173.4 174.1 174.8 175.1 174.5

2021

172.1 172.6 172.1 173.3 (p)172.8                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

529.5 523.5 522.0 429.8 445.8 478.0 493.0 493.9 500.3 508.0 521.3 527.2 497.7

2021

506.3 503.2 506.7 508.1 (p)510.1                

Information

2020

53.8 53.8 53.3 49.5 49.0 49.0 49.7 49.7 50.0 50.3 50.4 50.1 50.7

2021

49.1 49.5 49.7 50.6 (p)50.7                

Financial Activities

2020

217.9 218.2 218.0 212.1 212.3 213.9 215.5 216.0 214.5 214.6 215.4 215.6 215.3

2021

214.4 214.3 213.6 215.2 (p)216.4                

Professional & Business Services

2020

463.3 464.4 467.4 425.9 432.1 436.7 440.2 442.1 445.1 452.5 450.6 451.4 447.6

2021

449.0 452.0 453.2 458.2 (p)461.2                

Educational & Health Services

2020

671.1 684.7 679.1 601.2 602.8 606.3 608.2 612.0 629.2 640.9 641.5 636.9 634.5

2021

626.5 639.0 641.4 643.3 (p)640.6                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

267.1 266.6 259.3 118.1 133.1 157.1 186.6 193.5 197.0 200.9 193.1 179.1 196.0

2021

177.4 184.6 191.7 203.1 (p)218.9                

Other Services

2020

122.2 122.5 120.5 74.8 78.9 84.1 99.4 102.0 102.7 103.2 102.8 102.9 101.3

2021

103.1 103.0 103.6 105.0 (p)105.3                

Government

2020

338.0 344.2 345.7 334.3 328.9 324.7 303.5 308.3 330.4 331.4 331.2 330.6 329.3

2021

324.0 328.6 330.5 330.4 (p)329.0                

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

2020

(1)3,162,432 (1)3,178,323 (1)3,145,416 (1)3,046,987 (1)3,099,053 (1)3,123,706 (1)3,174,157 (1)3,085,730 (1)3,058,958 (1)3,058,858 (1)3,068,315 (1)3,030,074 (1)3,102,667

2021

3,032,628 3,073,903 3,067,379 (p)3,041,649                  

Employment

2020

(1)3,020,709 (1)3,037,111 (1)2,989,799 (1)2,591,012 (1)2,658,380 (1)2,676,238 (1)2,744,598 (1)2,757,213 (1)2,826,548 (1)2,851,832 (1)2,844,736 (1)2,821,007 (1)2,818,265

2021

2,798,089 2,833,869 2,842,676 (p)2,846,240                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)141,723 (1)141,212 (1)155,617 (1)455,975 (1)440,673 (1)447,468 (1)429,559 (1)328,517 (1)232,410 (1)207,026 (1)223,579 (1)209,067 (1)284,402

2021

234,539 240,034 224,703 (p)195,409                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)4.5 (1)4.4 (1)4.9 (1)15.0 (1)14.2 (1)14.3 (1)13.5 (1)10.6 (1)7.6 (1)6.8 (1)7.3 (1)6.9 (1)9.2

2021

7.7 7.8 7.3 (p)6.4                  

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(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.