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Scranton

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Scranton Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Scranton—Wilkes-Barre—Hazleton – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Pennsylvania’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA Economy at a Glance:
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)270.5 274.3 272.5 273.8 273.3 (p)275.5

Employment(1)

(2)256.1 255.4 255.8 258.3 259.3 (p)262.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)14.4 18.9 16.7 15.5 14.0 (p)13.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.3 6.9 6.1 5.7 5.1 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

257.3 250.7 252.6 253.5 257.2 (p)257.9

12-month % change

4.7 4.6 4.8 3.8 4.3 (p)4.0

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

10.3 9.7 9.6 9.8 10.3 (p)10.5

12-month % change

2.0 5.4 9.1 1.0 -2.8 (p)0.0

Manufacturing(4)

28.4 28.0 28.6 28.7 28.7 (p)28.6

12-month % change

4.0 3.3 4.4 4.7 4.7 (p)4.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

69.5 68.8 68.8 69.0 69.0 (p)68.8

12-month % change

6.3 8.3 9.6 9.5 10.4 (p)9.9

Information(4)

3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)3.0

12-month % change

20.0 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 (p)7.1

Financial Activities(4)

11.8 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.7 (p)11.8

12-month % change

-5.6 -4.8 -4.8 -4.8 -4.9 (p)-4.1

Professional and Business Services(4)

29.0 27.3 27.0 27.0 28.8 (p)28.2

12-month % change

11.1 11.0 8.0 7.1 11.6 (p)8.0

Education and Health Services(4)

49.5 48.2 49.9 49.2 49.1 (p)48.9

12-month % change

-1.4 -2.6 -1.2 -4.5 -3.5 (p)-4.1

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

20.1 18.9 18.9 19.6 21.1 (p)22.2

12-month % change

17.5 12.5 8.6 10.1 10.5 (p)11.0

Other Services(4)

7.9 7.8 7.9 7.9 8.0 (p)8.1

12-month % change

8.2 8.3 8.2 8.2 6.7 (p)6.6

Government(4)

27.8 27.3 27.2 27.6 27.6 (p)27.8

12-month % change

1.8 2.6 1.9 1.5 -1.1 (p)-0.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary