Economy at a Glance

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Jan
2014
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2014
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2014
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2014
May
2014
June
2014

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,969.5 1,977.3 1,974.7 1,967.0 (P) 1,971.0

Employment (1)

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1,833.2 1,845.5 1,848.0 1,863.9 (P) 1,854.0

Unemployment (1)

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136.3 131.8 126.7 103.0 (P) 117.0

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.9 6.7 6.4 5.2 (P) 5.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,877.8 1,883.2 1,891.6 1,913.0 1,922.2 (P) 1,926.5

12-month % change

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0.9 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.8 (P) 1.0

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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65.4 63.5 65.9 67.6 68.6 (P) 71.6

12-month % change

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8.1 4.8 3.6 3.2 3.6 (P) 5.9

Manufacturing (3)

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125.4 125.3 125.2 124.9 126.0 (P) 126.3

12-month % change

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-0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.7 -0.2 (P) -0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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332.8 328.5 331.2 333.5 336.0 (P) 337.5

12-month % change

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0.4 0.0 0.5 1.0 1.0 (P) 0.9

Information (3)

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36.1 36.1 36.0 36.0 36.1 (P) 36.1

12-month % change

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-2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.2 (P) -2.2

Financial Activities (3)

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130.3 132.0 131.0 131.1 131.9 (P) 133.4

12-month % change

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-0.8 0.2 -0.6 -0.8 -0.5 (P) -0.1

Professional and Business Services (3)

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301.1 303.4 302.5 311.0 312.4 (P) 310.9

12-month % change

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0.9 0.9 -0.3 1.0 0.9 (P) -0.5

Education and Health Services (3)

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432.0 437.3 437.7 442.0 436.7 (P) 432.2

12-month % change

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1.9 0.3 0.2 1.4 1.7 (P) 3.0

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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160.4 160.3 164.0 169.7 176.8 (P) 181.4

12-month % change

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3.9 3.2 2.9 2.0 3.5 (P) 4.1

Other Services (3)

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82.5 82.1 83.2 83.4 84.3 (P) 86.0

12-month % change

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-1.3 -1.9 -1.3 -1.2 -1.2 (P) -1.1

Government (3)

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211.8 214.7 214.9 213.8 213.4 (P) 211.1

12-month % change

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-1.2 -1.6 -1.9 -2.0 -2.0 (P) -1.9

Consumer Price Index: Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-MD

CPI-U, All items (4)

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242.584 243.694 245.247

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (4)

1.0 1.4 1.8

CPI-W, All items (5)

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243.584 244.891 245.869

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (5)

1.0 1.5 1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: July 22, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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