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

Total Nonfarm

2020

125.7 126.9 126.4 102.5 108.2 111.5 115.5 116.9 118.6 118.9 119.3 117.9 117.4

2021

115.8 116.6 117.5 118.6 (p)118.4                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

3.8 3.7 3.8 2.2 3.8 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.9

2021

3.7 3.6 3.8 4.1 (p)4.2                

Manufacturing

2020

19.4 19.3 19.2 17.6 18.0 18.3 18.2 18.0 18.1 18.0 18.0 18.1 18.4

2021

18.0 18.0 18.2 17.9 (p)18.0                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

20.6 20.4 20.4 15.9 17.8 18.8 19.4 19.5 19.7 20.0 20.6 21.0 19.5

2021

20.1 19.9 20.0 20.1 (p)19.9                

Information

2020

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9

2021

0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 (p)0.8                

Financial Activities

2020

6.6 6.6 6.6 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.5

2021

6.6 6.5 6.6 6.5 (p)6.5                

Professional & Business Services

2020

9.6 9.9 9.8 8.0 8.5 8.8 8.9 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.1

2021

9.0 9.1 9.1 9.2 (p)9.0                

Educational & Health Services

2020

29.9 30.6 30.6 27.5 27.4 27.3 27.3 27.9 28.3 28.7 28.9 28.5 28.6

2021

28.1 28.7 28.8 28.7 (p)28.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

13.1 13.3 13.0 5.8 7.2 8.8 11.4 11.8 11.8 11.4 11.1 10.1 10.7

2021

10.1 10.1 10.2 11.2 (p)12.0                

Other Services

2020

5.9 5.9 5.8 3.5 3.8 4.1 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.9

2021

4.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 (p)5.1                

Government

2020

15.9 16.3 16.3 15.0 14.6 14.0 13.7 14.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 14.6 15.0

2021

14.5 14.9 14.9 15.0 (p)14.7                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2020

(1)129,271 (1)130,076 (1)129,057 (1)122,768 (1)126,569 (1)127,176 (1)129,725 (1)125,742 (1)125,951 (1)125,063 (1)125,069 (1)124,523 (1)126,749

2021

124,871 126,165 125,492 (p)123,304                  

Employment

2020

(1)121,961 (1)122,724 (1)120,921 (1)101,578 (1)108,304 (1)108,903 (1)111,551 (1)112,485 (1)116,790 (1)116,460 (1)116,016 (1)114,279 (1)114,331

2021

112,744 113,979 114,284 (p)114,212                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)7,310 (1)7,352 (1)8,136 (1)21,190 (1)18,265 (1)18,273 (1)18,174 (1)13,257 (1)9,161 (1)8,603 (1)9,053 (1)10,244 (1)12,418

2021

12,127 12,186 11,208 (p)9,092                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)5.7 (1)5.7 (1)6.3 (1)17.3 (1)14.4 (1)14.4 (1)14.0 (1)10.5 (1)7.3 (1)6.9 (1)7.2 (1)8.2 (1)9.8

2021

9.7 9.7 8.9 (p)7.4                  

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

The Erie, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Erie County in Pennsylvania.