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

Total Nonfarm

2020

257.1 259.0 259.6 212.3 223.9 231.1 238.5 241.1 244.3 245.8 245.7 244.3 241.9

2021

239.6 242.1 244.0 245.7 (p)247.2                

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2020

18.0 17.9 18.3 13.8 17.4 18.2 18.4 18.4 18.2 18.5 18.3 18.4 17.8

2021

17.8 17.8 18.1 18.7 (p)18.9                

Manufacturing

2020

37.0 36.9 37.1 32.4 33.8 34.7 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.2 35.2 35.4 35.2

2021

35.4 35.5 36.0 35.9 (p)35.9                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

60.8 60.3 60.7 50.7 53.1 54.1 56.2 56.7 57.6 57.9 59.0 59.5 57.2

2021

58.9 58.7 58.7 58.8 (p)59.1                

Information

2020

2.7 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4

2021

2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 (p)2.4                

Financial Activities

2020

9.6 9.7 9.7 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5

2021

9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5 (p)9.5                

Professional & Business Services

2020

25.5 25.8 25.5 22.8 23.5 24.0 24.2 24.5 24.5 25.0 24.7 24.8 24.6

2021

25.0 25.2 25.2 25.6 (p)25.3                

Educational & Health Services

2020

47.8 48.8 48.7 42.9 43.3 44.2 44.6 44.9 45.9 45.7 45.6 45.4 45.7

2021

44.4 45.0 44.5 44.2 (p)44.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

23.3 23.4 23.4 9.4 12.3 15.5 19.5 20.1 19.9 20.4 19.7 18.2 18.8

2021

16.0 16.6 18.0 18.5 (p)19.7                

Other Services

2020

12.7 12.8 12.8 8.9 9.7 10.1 11.2 11.4 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.7 11.3

2021

11.6 11.7 11.8 11.9 (p)12.0                

Government

2020

19.7 20.8 20.8 19.8 19.1 18.5 17.5 18.3 19.8 19.7 19.8 19.1 19.4

2021

18.8 19.9 20.0 20.2 (p)20.2                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2020

(1)284,109 (1)286,859 (1)284,207 (1)272,614 (1)283,430 (1)283,722 (1)287,269 (1)280,200 (1)281,541 (1)280,900 (1)278,771 (1)277,207 (1)281,736

2021

274,689 278,356 276,139 (p)273,813                  

Employment

2020

(1)273,047 (1)275,811 (1)272,596 (1)232,115 (1)249,090 (1)250,504 (1)255,217 (1)257,592 (1)266,193 (1)267,219 (1)265,164 (1)262,871 (1)260,618

2021

257,452 261,198 260,992 (p)261,007                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)11,062 (1)11,048 (1)11,611 (1)40,499 (1)34,340 (1)33,218 (1)32,052 (1)22,608 (1)15,348 (1)13,681 (1)13,607 (1)14,336 (1)21,118

2021

17,237 17,158 15,147 (p)12,806                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)3.9 (1)3.9 (1)4.1 (1)14.9 (1)12.1 (1)11.7 (1)11.2 (1)8.1 (1)5.5 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)5.2 (1)7.5

2021

6.3 6.2 5.5 (p)4.7                  

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

The Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lancaster County in Pennsylvania.