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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

2021

239.6 241.0 244.2 246.7 248.1 248.3 247.9 248.2 250.7 255.3 258.2 257.3 248.8

2022

250.7 252.6 253.5 257.2 257.2 258.4 258.5 (p)259.0          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

9.2 8.8 9.7 10.6 10.5 10.6 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.9 10.6 10.3 10.3

2022

9.7 9.6 9.8 10.3 10.4 10.6 10.8 (p)10.9          

Manufacturing

2021

27.1 27.4 27.4 27.4 27.3 27.7 27.7 27.8 27.9 27.9 28.2 28.4 27.7

2022

28.0 28.6 28.7 28.7 28.7 28.9 29.0 (p)28.9          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

63.5 62.8 63.0 62.5 62.6 63.1 63.6 63.8 64.4 65.5 68.0 69.5 64.4

2022

68.8 68.8 69.0 69.0 69.2 69.9 70.0 (p)70.3          

Information

2021

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9

2022

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9          

Financial Activities

2021

12.4 12.4 12.4 12.3 12.3 12.4 12.0 12.0 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.8 12.1

2022

11.8 11.8 11.8 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9 (p)11.9          

Professional & Business Services

2021

24.6 25.0 25.2 25.8 26.1 26.2 26.7 26.9 27.4 28.9 30.5 29.0 26.9

2022

27.3 27.0 27.0 28.8 27.8 28.0 28.3 (p)28.6          

Educational & Health Services

2021

49.5 50.5 51.5 50.9 51.0 49.5 48.7 48.4 49.6 50.7 50.3 49.5 50.0

2022

48.2 49.9 49.2 49.1 48.5 47.3 47.3 (p)47.5          

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

16.8 17.4 17.8 19.1 20.0 20.5 20.9 20.9 20.4 20.8 20.0 20.1 19.6

2022

18.9 18.9 19.6 21.1 22.1 23.3 23.1 (p)23.0          

Other Services

2021

7.2 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.6 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.9 7.8 7.9 7.6

2022

7.8 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.2 (p)8.2          

Government

2021

26.6 26.7 27.2 27.9 27.9 27.7 26.8 26.8 27.7 27.9 28.0 27.8 27.4

2022

27.3 27.2 27.6 27.6 27.8 27.6 27.0 (p)26.8          

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

2021

273,793 274,190 273,602 271,914 272,644 275,097 276,193 273,416 271,487 273,891 274,889 270,524 273,470

2022

274,301 272,515 273,799 273,269 274,940 275,222 276,977 277,975 (p)275,786        

Employment

2021

248,025 249,059 249,914 250,390 251,214 252,045 253,374 251,863 253,526 256,566 258,983 256,084 252,587

2022

255,394 255,783 258,265 259,291 261,523 260,122 261,677 262,098 (p)264,173        

Unemployment

2021

25,768 25,131 23,688 21,524 21,430 23,052 22,819 21,553 17,961 17,325 15,906 14,440 20,883

2022

18,907 16,732 15,534 13,978 13,417 15,100 15,300 15,877 (p)11,613        

Unemployment Rate

2021

9.4 9.2 8.7 7.9 7.9 8.4 8.3 7.9 6.6 6.3 5.8 5.3 7.6

2022

6.9 6.1 5.7 5.1 4.9 5.5 5.5 5.7 (p)4.2        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary