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

Total Nonfarm

2020

348.1 348.7 348.3 298.3 308.7 318.2 326.7 329.6 333.0 335.0 337.8 333.9 330.5

2021

328.5 331.5 333.9 337.1 (p)338.6                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

11.4 11.4 11.8 8.2 11.4 12.1 12.3 12.4 12.2 12.3 11.9 11.9 11.6

2021

11.3 11.1 11.5 12.2 (p)12.4                

Manufacturing

2020

22.1 22.2 22.3 20.3 20.5 20.9 21.3 21.4 21.4 21.3 21.2 21.2 21.3

2021

21.1 21.1 21.3 21.7 (p)21.9                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

75.8 74.6 74.4 63.1 66.1 69.9 71.0 71.2 72.0 73.6 76.5 77.8 72.2

2021

74.9 74.1 73.4 73.2 (p)73.3                

Information

2020

3.4 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1

2021

3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 (p)3.0                

Financial Activities

2020

21.5 21.5 21.6 21.0 21.1 21.3 21.2 21.1 21.0 20.7 20.6 20.5 21.1

2021

20.4 20.6 20.7 20.7 (p)20.8                

Professional & Business Services

2020

50.4 50.0 49.5 45.0 46.0 46.8 47.2 47.6 47.9 48.8 48.8 48.1 48.0

2021

48.2 48.6 48.7 49.2 (p)48.5                

Educational & Health Services

2020

60.6 61.4 61.3 55.0 56.6 56.7 57.2 58.0 59.4 60.1 60.4 58.8 58.8

2021

58.7 59.6 60.1 59.6 (p)60.0                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

29.6 29.5 29.3 13.9 16.1 20.8 25.4 25.7 24.8 23.3 23.6 21.7 23.6

2021

21.3 22.5 24.0 25.7 (p)27.4                

Other Services

2020

15.3 15.6 15.5 11.2 11.6 12.6 13.8 14.0 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.2 13.9

2021

14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 (p)14.5                

Government

2020

58.0 59.1 59.3 57.6 56.3 54.1 54.3 55.2 56.9 57.5 57.5 56.7 56.9

2021

55.4 56.6 56.8 57.3 (p)56.8                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2020

(1)301,902 (1)302,102 (1)299,701 (1)292,995 (1)300,900 (1)301,279 (1)305,400 (1)297,238 (1)298,300 (1)297,546 (1)298,280 (1)294,841 (1)299,207

2021

294,157 297,731 296,538 (p)293,137                  

Employment

2020

(1)289,512 (1)289,519 (1)286,194 (1)253,091 (1)264,593 (1)266,059 (1)270,425 (1)271,822 (1)280,850 (1)281,479 (1)281,973 (1)277,790 (1)276,109

2021

274,345 277,957 278,457 (p)277,923                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)12,390 (1)12,583 (1)13,507 (1)39,904 (1)36,307 (1)35,220 (1)34,975 (1)25,416 (1)17,450 (1)16,067 (1)16,307 (1)17,051 (1)23,098

2021

19,812 19,774 18,081 (p)15,214                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)4.1 (1)4.2 (1)4.5 (1)13.6 (1)12.1 (1)11.7 (1)11.5 (1)8.6 (1)5.8 (1)5.4 (1)5.5 (1)5.8 (1)7.7

2021

6.7 6.6 6.1 (p)5.2                  

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

The Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties in Pennsylvania.