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Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, 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
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Manufacturing

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Information

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Financial Activities

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Professional & Business Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Educational & Health Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Other Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Government

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2022

274,533 275,706 275,961 275,047 276,866 276,842 278,591 278,866 278,104 279,189 276,843 277,571 277,010

2023

279,172 279,621 278,384 275,625 277,418 279,512 279,982 (p)282,086          

Employment

2022

258,471 260,449 261,699 262,461 263,911 261,964 263,053 262,311 265,431 266,475 264,215 265,099 262,962

2023

263,834 263,902 265,187 265,089 265,913 267,188 267,588 (p)268,108          

Unemployment

2022

16,062 15,257 14,262 12,586 12,955 14,878 15,538 16,555 12,673 12,714 12,628 12,472 14,048

2023

15,338 15,719 13,197 10,536 11,505 12,324 12,394 (p)13,978          

Unemployment Rate

2022

5.9 5.5 5.2 4.6 4.7 5.4 5.6 5.9 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 5.1

2023

5.5 5.6 4.7 3.8 4.1 4.4 4.4 (p)5.0          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary