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WORKFORCE INFORMATION NEWS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 30, 2013
CONTACT: WILLIAM SHOLLY
INDUSTRY & BUSINESS ANALYST
717-772-1361
TABLE 1

LEBANON METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREA
(Lebanon County)
TOTAL CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE, EMPLOYMENT, UNEMPLOYMENT, AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
BY PLACE OF RESIDENCE 1/

TIME PERIOD

March 2013
February
January
March 2012

CIVILIAN
LABOR
FORCE
74,000
74,100
74,600
73,900

EMPLOYMENT 2/
69,400
69,000
69,000
69,300

UNEMPLOYMENT
4,700
5,100
5,700
4,600

RATE
(%) 3/
6.3
6.9
7.6
6.3

LABOR
FORCE

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED 4/
EMPLOYUNEMPLOYMENT 2/
MENT

74,900
75,200
75,400
74,500

70,100
70,200
70,300
69,900

4,900
5,000
5,100
4,600

RATE
(%) 3/
6.5
6.7
6.8
6.2

PENNSYLVANIA MAJOR LABOR MARKET AREAS, PENNSYLVANIA, AND UNITED STATES
March 2013

AREA NAME

CIVILIAN
LABOR
FORCE

EMPLOYMENT 2/

UNEMPLOYMENT

RATE
(%) 3/

LABOR
FORCE

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED 4/
EMPLOYUNEMPLOYMENT 2/
MENT

RATE
(%) 3/

Allentow n-Beth.-East. PA-NJ MSA
Altoona MSA
Erie MSA
Harrisburg-Carlisle MSA
Johnstow n MSA
Lancaster MSA
Lebanon MSA
Philadelphia MSA
Pittsburgh MSA
Reading MSA
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre MSA
State College MSA
Williamsport MSA
York-Hanover MSA

433,000
63,700
139,100
285,100
67,800
264,200
74,000
2,994,400
1,238,400
204,800
281,300
76,200
63,800
226,200

397,900
59,200
128,200
265,500
61,700
247,400
69,400
2,749,200
1,150,300
189,000
254,600
71,800
58,500
209,400

35,100
4,600
10,800
19,600
6,100
16,800
4,700
245,200
88,100
15,800
26,800
4,300
5,200
16,800

8.1
7.2
7.8
6.9
9.0
6.4
6.3
8.2
7.1
7.7
9.5
5.7
8.2
7.4

437,400
65,200
141,100
289,300
68,800
268,300
74,900
3,023,700
1,257,900
207,200
286,200
76,300
64,300
229,000

401,200
60,500
130,300
268,700
62,400
250,800
70,100
2,769,000
1,166,500
190,900
258,600
71,800
59,100
211,500

36,200
4,700
10,800
20,600
6,300
17,600
4,900
254,700
91,300
16,300
27,600
4,500
5,200
17,500

8.3
7.2
7.7
7.1
9.2
6.5
6.5
8.4
7.3
7.9
9.6
5.9
8.1
7.6

PENNSYLVANIA

6,416,000

5,919,000

497,000

7.7

6,508,000

5,995,000

512,000

7.9

UNITED STATES

154,513,000

142,698,000

11,815,000

7.6

155,028,000

143,286,000

11,742,000

7.6

A LL DA TA A RE ON 2012 B ENCHM A RK. SOURCE: Center fo r Wo rkfo rce Info rmatio n & A nalysis, P ennsylvania Department o f Labo r & Industry
FOOTNOTES
1/ Estimate o f wo rkers by place o f residence. These data are co ntro lled to state Current P o pulatio n Survey (CP S) data which adjusts fo r co mmuting and dual jo b-ho lding.
Wo rkers are co unted where they live o nly o nce regardless o f the number o f jo bs they may ho ld. A ll in-depth inquiries relative to the estimating metho do lo gy sho uld be addressed
to the B ureau o f Labo r Statistics, U.S. Department o f Labo r. A ll data are subject to revisio n during annual benchmarking.
2/ Includes wage and salary wo rkers (including agriculture), self-emplo yed perso ns, and unpaid family wo rkers (including agriculture), do mestic wo rkers, and perso ns invo lved in
labo r-management disputes.
3/ Unemplo yed as percent o f civilian labo r fo rce, co mputed using unro unded data.
4/ Seaso nally adjusted M SA level data (and their equivalent) is develo ped by the federal B ureau o f Labo r Statistics (B LS); seaso nal adjustment fo r all o ther areas is develo ped by
the Center fo r Wo rkfo rce Info rmatio n & A nalysis (CWIA ).

TABLE 2

LEBANON METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREA
(Lebanon County)

March 2013
NONFARM JOBS
Industry Employment
ESTABLISHMENT DATA

TOTAL NONFARM
TOTAL PRIVATE
GOODS-PRODUCING
Manufacturing
SERVICE-PROVIDING
PRIVATE SERVICE-PROVIDING
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
Retail Trade
Education and Health Services
Government
Federal Government
State Government
Local Government

Data benchmarked to March 2012

Net Change From:

Mar 2013

Feb 2013

Jan 2013

Mar 2012

51,500
42,700
11,000
8,900
40,500
31,700
11,800
6,100
8,400
8,800
3,100
700
5,000

51,100
42,400
10,800
8,900
40,300
31,600
11,800
6,100
8,400
8,700
3,100
700
4,900

50,500
42,000
10,800
8,800
39,700
31,200
11,900
6,200
8,100
8,500
3,000
700
4,800

51,300
42,700
10,700
9,000
40,600
32,000
12,200
6,200
8,500
8,600
2,900
700
5,000

***Data changes of 100 may be due to rounding***

Feb 2013
400
300
200
0
200
100
0
0
0
100
0
0
100

Mar 2012
200
0
300
-100
-100
-300
-400
-100
-100
200
200
0
0

TABLE 2A

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED TOTAL NONFARM JOBS
FOR PENNSYLVANIA, MSAs and Select Areas
March 2013

Mar 2013

Industry Employment
Feb 2013
Jan 2013

Mar 2012

PENNSYLVANIA

5,742,300

5,748,200

5,746,500

5,748,100

-5,900

-5,800

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton MSA
Altoona MSA
Erie MSA
Harrisburg-Carlisle MSA
Johnstown MSA
Lancaster MSA
Lebanon MSA
Philadelphia Metropolitan Division
Philadelphia MSA
Pittsburgh MSA
Reading MSA
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre MSA
State College MSA
Williamsport MSA
York-Hanover MSA
Philadelphia City

350,700
60,900
130,700
328,100
59,300
231,800
52,200
1,897,700
2,742,200
1,165,600
172,700
254,900
75,100
56,900
179,300
663,000

350,000
61,100
130,400
326,100
59,500
231,700
52,000
1,896,800
2,745,400
1,164,200
172,800
256,500
75,300
56,900
179,300
662,900

346,000
60,600
131,100
327,300
59,800
230,400
51,300
1,898,700
2,746,100
1,160,000
172,100
256,300
75,400
57,200
179,100
663,600

345,500
60,500
131,300
325,000
59,900
229,700
51,600
1,889,200
2,729,400
1,164,000
169,500
255,700
75,200
56,900
178,400
663,600

700
-200
300
2,000
-200
100
200
900
-3,200
1,400
-100
-1,600
-200
0
0
100

5,200
400
-600
3,100
-600
2,100
600
8,500
12,800
1,600
3,200
-800
-100
0
900
-600

AREA

Data benchmarked to March 2012

Net Change From:
Feb 2013
Mar 2012

***Data changes of 100 may be due to rounding***

Note: Beginning with the release of January 2009 data, seasonally adjusted data are available for all of Pennsylvania's published MSAs, as well as the
Philadelphia Metropolitan Division and Philadelphia City. Historical data back to 1999 (and for select areas, to 1997) are available for all areas in this
table. For more information, please contact the Center for Workforce Information & Analysis at 877-4WF-DATA or by email at workforceinfo@pa.gov.

NOTE: Benchmark revisions to the labor force series have been completed and are reflected in the March news release. In addition,
some changes to historical seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs data were also made prior to the release of the March data.
Updated historical labor force and jobs statistics can be found at www.paworkstats.pa.gov or by contacting the Center for Workforce
Information & Analysis at 1-877-4WF-DATA.

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