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Lancaster, PA: 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
Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2021

241.1 243.4 246.3 249.1 250.3 252.2 251.5 251.9 252.6 253.7 253.5 253.6 249.9

2022

248.9 251.4 251.6 253.0 254.1 256.4 256.3 (p)256.8          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

17.7 17.4 17.8 18.2 18.3 18.7 18.9 18.9 18.6 18.7 18.4 18.1 18.3

2022

17.8 17.7 17.8 18.0 18.5 18.9 18.9 (p)18.7          

Manufacturing

2021

35.8 35.8 36.1 36.3 36.5 36.8 36.8 36.9 36.7 36.5 36.8 37.1 36.5

2022

37.3 37.6 37.6 37.7 37.8 38.1 38.1 (p)38.0          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

57.7 57.2 57.3 57.1 57.6 58.1 58.0 58.1 58.1 58.6 60.0 61.6 58.3

2022

60.4 60.3 59.8 60.1 60.3 60.8 60.7 (p)60.7          

Information

2021

2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6

2022

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.7 (p)2.7          

Financial Activities

2021

9.6 9.6 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.8

2022

9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0 10.0 (p)10.0          

Professional & Business Services

2021

25.4 25.9 26.0 26.9 26.4 26.2 26.1 26.3 26.3 26.4 26.7 26.7 26.3

2022

26.3 26.3 26.2 26.0 25.6 25.7 25.8 (p)25.8          

Educational & Health Services

2021

45.6 46.6 47.2 47.2 46.8 46.1 45.3 45.1 46.0 45.9 45.4 44.9 46.0

2022

43.8 45.1 45.5 45.7 45.6 44.6 45.5 (p)45.8          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

16.8 17.6 18.6 20.0 21.4 22.9 24.0 24.2 23.0 23.4 21.7 21.2 21.2

2022

20.1 20.1 20.1 20.8 22.0 23.9 24.1 (p)24.2          

Other Services

2021

11.5 11.6 11.8 12.0 12.0 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.2 12.3 12.2 12.4 12.1

2022

12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.7 12.9 13.0 (p)13.1          

Government

2021

18.6 19.2 19.3 19.2 19.0 18.8 17.5 17.5 19.1 19.4 19.7 19.0 18.9

2022

18.5 19.5 19.7 19.7 19.1 18.8 17.5 (p)17.8          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2021

282,984 284,224 282,029 282,367 285,993 289,479 290,131 288,255 284,490 285,869 282,685 280,206 284,893

2022

281,667 280,850 281,621 280,644 287,012 288,831 289,924 288,715 (p)284,875        

Employment

2021

266,101 267,788 267,085 268,411 271,548 273,314 273,586 272,978 272,278 274,042 272,487 270,972 270,883

2022

269,809 270,509 272,039 271,806 277,928 277,922 279,047 277,664 (p)277,350        

Unemployment

2021

16,883 16,436 14,944 13,956 14,445 16,165 16,545 15,277 12,212 11,827 10,198 9,234 14,010

2022

11,858 10,341 9,582 8,838 9,084 10,909 10,877 11,051 (p)7,525        

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.0 5.8 5.3 4.9 5.1 5.6 5.7 5.3 4.3 4.1 3.6 3.3 4.9

2022

4.2 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.8 3.8 3.8 (p)2.6        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lancaster County in Pennsylvania.