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Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: 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
Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2020

360.0 360.5 361.3 316.2 322.6 334.0 338.1 341.0 344.5 351.5 351.0 350.5 344.3

2021

342.9 344.5 346.1 351.0 (p)352.1                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

16.7 16.7 17.1 15.6 16.0 16.5 16.5 16.8 16.8 17.1 17.0 16.4 16.6

2021

15.8 15.6 16.7 17.0 (p)17.4                

Manufacturing

2020

18.7 18.5 18.5 17.0 17.4 17.6 17.4 17.7 17.6 17.9 17.9 18.0 17.9

2021

18.1 17.8 17.6 17.6 (p)17.5                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

65.4 64.7 64.8 56.2 57.4 61.9 63.5 63.6 64.7 66.6 68.0 69.4 63.9

2021

66.1 66.3 66.1 66.3 (p)66.6                

Information

2020

3.1 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.9

2021

2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 (p)2.8                

Financial Activities

2020

43.8 43.8 43.6 43.1 43.0 43.1 43.4 43.5 43.3 43.2 43.1 43.2 43.3

2021

43.1 43.2 43.2 43.4 (p)43.1                

Professional & Business Services

2020

52.8 51.9 52.2 49.7 50.9 50.6 50.4 50.4 50.0 52.3 51.8 52.1 51.3

2021

50.5 50.9 49.9 51.8 (p)50.4                

Educational & Health Services

2020

63.4 64.0 63.9 56.8 57.9 58.8 59.2 60.0 60.5 61.0 60.8 60.8 60.6

2021

60.2 60.0 60.4 60.7 (p)60.3                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

33.5 33.9 33.3 17.3 19.6 25.5 27.7 28.1 28.2 29.1 28.1 27.1 27.6

2021

26.5 26.7 27.8 29.6 (p)32.0                

Other Services

2020

14.2 14.2 14.1 9.8 10.5 11.9 12.6 12.8 12.8 12.9 12.6 12.4 12.6

2021

12.6 12.7 12.8 13.0 (p)13.0                

Government

2020

48.4 49.8 50.8 47.9 47.1 45.3 44.5 45.3 47.8 48.5 48.8 48.3 47.7

2021

47.1 48.4 48.7 48.8 (p)49.0                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

(1)388,293 (1)391,831 (1)383,288 (1)374,763 (1)375,883 (1)376,702 (1)382,167 (1)380,937 (1)375,352 (1)376,045 (1)379,344 (1)378,451 (1)380,255

2021

381,153 384,035 383,901 (p)382,064                  

Employment

2020

(1)371,233 (1)375,236 (1)364,477 (1)329,089 (1)329,332 (1)329,505 (1)348,032 (1)350,453 (1)347,992 (1)355,873 (1)358,184 (1)356,241 (1)351,304

2021

356,787 358,909 358,933 (p)359,087                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)17,060 (1)16,595 (1)18,811 (1)45,674 (1)46,551 (1)47,197 (1)34,135 (1)30,484 (1)27,360 (1)20,172 (1)21,160 (1)22,210 (1)28,951

2021

24,366 25,126 24,968 (p)22,977                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)4.4 (1)4.2 (1)4.9 (1)12.2 (1)12.4 (1)12.5 (1)8.9 (1)8.0 (1)7.3 (1)5.4 (1)5.6 (1)5.9 (1)7.6

2021

6.4 6.5 6.5 (p)6.0                  

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

 

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

New Castle County, Del.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

(1)304,697 (1)307,963 (1)299,400 (1)294,732 (1)295,310 (1)293,737 (1)299,417 (1)298,711 (1)297,508 (1)295,320 (1)298,531 (1)298,349 (1)298,640

2021

300,912 303,356 303,087 (p)301,632                  

Employment

2020

(1)291,541 (1)295,174 (1)284,645 (1)257,621 (1)257,075 (1)254,509 (1)272,958 (1)274,968 (1)274,935 (1)279,688 (1)282,897 (1)281,199 (1)275,601

2021

281,896 283,707 283,420 (p)283,435                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)13,156 (1)12,789 (1)14,755 (1)37,111 (1)38,235 (1)39,228 (1)26,459 (1)23,743 (1)22,573 (1)15,632 (1)15,634 (1)17,150 (1)23,039

2021

19,016 19,649 19,667 (p)18,197                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)4.3 (1)4.2 (1)4.9 (1)12.6 (1)12.9 (1)13.4 (1)8.8 (1)7.9 (1)7.6 (1)5.3 (1)5.2 (1)5.7 (1)7.7

2021

6.3 6.5 6.5 (p)6.0                  

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

 

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

Cecil County, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

(1)54,270 (1)54,348 (1)54,431 (1)50,812 (1)50,972 (1)53,196 (1)52,098 (1)51,985 (1)49,290 (1)51,393 (1)51,091 (1)51,101 (1)52,083

2021

51,065 51,301 51,404 (p)51,214                  

Employment

2020

(1)52,069 (1)52,173 (1)52,082 (1)46,576 (1)46,963 (1)49,441 (1)48,293 (1)48,322 (1)46,539 (1)48,794 (1)48,379 (1)48,221 (1)48,988

2021

48,235 48,498 48,646 (p)48,664                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)2,201 (1)2,175 (1)2,349 (1)4,236 (1)4,009 (1)3,755 (1)3,805 (1)3,663 (1)2,751 (1)2,599 (1)2,712 (1)2,880 (1)3,095

2021

2,830 2,803 2,758 (p)2,550                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)4.1 (1)4.0 (1)4.3 (1)8.3 (1)7.9 (1)7.1 (1)7.3 (1)7.0 (1)5.6 (1)5.1 (1)5.3 (1)5.6 (1)5.9

2021

5.5 5.5 5.4 (p)5.0                  

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

 

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

Salem County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2020

(1)29,326 (1)29,520 (1)29,457 (1)29,219 (1)29,601 (1)29,769 (1)30,652 (1)30,241 (1)28,554 (1)29,332 (1)29,722 (1)29,001 (1)29,532

2021

29,176 29,378 29,410 (p)29,218                  

Employment

2020

(1)27,623 (1)27,889 (1)27,750 (1)24,892 (1)25,294 (1)25,555 (1)26,781 (1)27,163 (1)26,518 (1)27,391 (1)26,908 (1)26,821 (1)26,715

2021

26,656 26,704 26,867 (p)26,988                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)1,703 (1)1,631 (1)1,707 (1)4,327 (1)4,307 (1)4,214 (1)3,871 (1)3,078 (1)2,036 (1)1,941 (1)2,814 (1)2,180 (1)2,817

2021

2,520 2,674 2,543 (p)2,230                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)5.8 (1)5.5 (1)5.8 (1)14.8 (1)14.6 (1)14.2 (1)12.6 (1)10.2 (1)7.1 (1)6.6 (1)9.5 (1)7.5 (1)9.5

2021

8.6 9.1 8.6 (p)7.6                  

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

The Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J Metropolitan Division (MD) includes New Castle County in Delaware; Cecil County in Maryland; and Salem County in New Jersey.