May 2013 Jobs Data




Columbus City
Unemployment Rate: 6.0%
Unemployment Rate Change since May 2012: +0
Unemployment Rate Change since January 2013: -0.8
Civilian Labor Force: 431,500
Civilian Labor Force Change since May 2012: +3,600
Civilian Labor Force Change since January 2013: +5,100
Employment: 405,500
Employment Change since May 2012: +3,400
Employment Change since January 2013: +8,200
Unemployment: 26,000
Unemployment Change since May 2012: +100
Unemployment Change since January 2013: -3,100

Franklin County
Unemployment Rate: 6.0%
Unemployment Rate Change since May 2012: +0
Unemployment Rate Change since January 2013: -0.8
Civilian Labor Force: 631,000
Civilian Labor Force Change since May 2012: +5,300
Civilian Labor Force Change since January 2013: +7,300
Employment: 593,100
Employment Change since May 2012: +5,100
Employment Change since January 2013: +12,100
Unemployment: 37,900
Unemployment Change since May 2012: +200
Unemployment Change since January 2013: -4,700

Columbus Metro Area
Unemployment Rate: 6.0%
Unemployment Rate Change since May 2012: +0.1
Unemployment Rate Change since January 2013: -1.0
Civilian Labor Force: 977,400
Civilian Labor Force Change since May 2012: +8,600
Civilian Labor Force Change since January 2013: +9,500
Employment: 919,100
Employment Change since May 2012: +7,800
Employment Change since January 2013: +18,600
Unemployment: 58,300
Unemployment Change since May 2012: +800
Unemployment Change since January 2013: -9,100

Ohio Overall
Unemployment Rate: 7.0%
Unemployment Rate Change since May 2012: -0.3
Unemployment Rate Change since January 2013 : +0
Civilian Labor Force: 5,750,000
Civilian Labor Force Change since May 2012: -5,000
Civilian Labor Force Change since January 2013: +10,000
Employment: 5,345,000
Employment Change since May 2012: +9,000
Employment Change since January 2013: +4,000
Unemployment: 405,000
Unemployment Change since May 2012: -15,000
Unemployment Change since January 2013: +6,000

Metro Non-Farm Jobs
Total: 966,900
Change from May 2012: +12,200
Change from January 2013: +23,300

By Industry
Mining/Logging/Construction Total: 30,600
Change from May 2012: +500
Change from January 2013: +3,700

Manufacturing Total: 66,600
Change from May 2012: +600
Change from January 2013: +1,600

Trade/Transportation/Utilities Total: 180,700
Change from May 2012: -1,200
Change from January 2013: -2,500

Information Total: 16,400
Change from May 2012: -200
Change from January 2013: -100

Financial Activities Total: 71,300
Change from May 2012: -200
Change from January 2013: -400

Professional and Business Services Total: 161,000
Change from May 2012: +1,100
Change from January 2013: +5,400

Education and Health Services Total: 142,600
Change from May 2012: +4,500
Change from January 2013: +3,100

Leisure and Hospitality Total: 99,700
Change from May 2012: +4,900
Change from January 2013: +11,200

Other Services Total: 35,800
Change from May 2012: -600
Change from January 2013: -400

Government Total: 162,200
Change from May 2012: -200
Change from January 2013: +1,700