Economy at a Glance

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(R) 989.7 (R) 993.3 (R) 990.8 993.2 1,001.3 (P) 1,005.0

Employment (1)

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(R) 934.7 (R) 941.4 (R) 943.9 935.8 943.7 (P) 943.3

Unemployment (1)

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(R) 55.1 (R) 51.9 (R) 46.9 57.4 57.5 (P) 61.7

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(R) 5.6 (R) 5.2 (R) 4.7 5.8 5.7 (P) 6.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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930.6 934.9 933.8 913.4 925.6 (P) 930.8

12-month % change

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1.0 1.1 1.3 1.7 2.0 (P) 2.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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23.3 23.1 22.4 21.3 21.4 (P) 21.9

12-month % change

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2.6 2.7 3.2 3.9 1.9 (P) 3.8

Manufacturing (3)

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35.3 35.3 35.4 34.8 34.6 (P) 34.9

12-month % change

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-3.0 -3.6 -3.3 -3.6 -3.6 (P) -2.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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136.9 139.7 140.9 134.6 134.0 (P) 135.2

12-month % change

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2.2 1.7 1.1 1.8 2.5 (P) 3.0

Information (3)

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14.8 14.7 14.9 14.7 14.6 (P) 14.6

12-month % change

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2.8 2.1 2.1 5.0 2.1 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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58.5 58.9 59.1 58.6 59.2 (P) 59.5

12-month % change

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1.2 1.6 1.7 1.6 2.6 (P) 2.9

Professional and Business Services (3)

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123.3 124.4 124.7 121.7 123.6 (P) 124.1

12-month % change

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1.6 2.1 2.2 1.9 3.1 (P) 3.2

Education and Health Services (3)

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280.0 282.7 279.9 274.6 283.6 (P) 283.0

12-month % change

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1.4 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.5 (P) 3.1

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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91.1 88.2 87.7 87.2 86.8 (P) 89.6

12-month % change

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-0.1 -1.1 -1.6 3.0 2.2 (P) 3.2

Other Services (3)

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39.3 39.3 39.4 39.0 39.0 (P) 39.5

12-month % change

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2.9 2.9 3.7 3.4 3.2 (P) 3.7

Government (3)

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128.1 128.6 129.4 126.9 128.8 (P) 128.5

12-month % change

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-0.9 -0.5 0.4 -0.3 0.2 (P) -0.1

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

CPI-U, All items (4)

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243.697 242.356 243.132

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

-0.5 -0.2 0.3

CPI-W, All items (5)

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244.844 243.689 244.290

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

-0.7 -0.3 0.2

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.
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: April 29, 2016

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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