2012 Annual Jobs Data

Columbus City
Civilian Labor Force January 2012: 422,500
Civilian Labor Force December 2012: 426,600
Yearly Change: +4,100
Employment January 2012: 392,700
Employment December 2012: 403,800
Yearly Change: +11,100
Unemployment January 2012: 29,800
Unemployment December 2012: 22,700
Yearly Change: -7,100
Unemployment Rate January 2012: 7.1%
Unemployment Rate December 2012: 5.3%
Yearly Change: -1.8%

Franklin County
Civilian Labor Force January 2012: 617,700
Civilian Labor Force December 2012: 623,900
Yearly Change: +6,200
Employment January 2012: 574,400
Employment December 2012: 590,600
Yearly Change: +16,200
Unemployment January 2012: 43,300
Unemployment December 2012: 33,300
Yearly Change: -10,000
Unemployment Rate January 2012: 7.0%
Unemployment Rate December 2012: 5.3%
Yearly Change: -1.7%

City and County numbers are rounded.

Columbus Metro Area
Civilian Labor Force January 2012: 949,737
Civilian Labor Force December 2012: 958,689
Yearly Change: +8,952
Employment January 2012: 880,680
Employment December 2012: 906,886
Yearly Change: +26,206
Unemployment January 2012: 69,057
Unemployment December 2012: 51,803
Yearly Change: -17,254
Unemployment Rate January 2012: 7.3%
Unemployment Rate December 2012: 5.4%
Yearly Change: -1.9%

Metro Area Continued
Non-Farm Jobs January 2012: 927,300
Non-Farm Jobs December 2012: 962,300
Yearly Change: +35,000

Metro Yearly Jobs Changes by Industry
Mining/Logging/Construction: +2,400
Manufacturing: +1,300
Trade/Transportation/Utilities: +10,700
Information: -100
Financial Activities: +1,800
Professional and Business Services: +4,400
Education and Health Services: +5,700
Leisure and Hospitality: +6,100
Other Services: +700
Government: +2,000

Ohio Overall
Civilian Labor Force January 2012: 5,780,410
Civilian Labor Force December 2012: 5,728,748
Yearly Change: -51,662
Employment January 2012: 5,339,657
Employment December 2012: 5,344,151
Yearly Change: +4,494
Employment January 2012: 440,753
Employment December 2012: 384,597
Yearly Change: -56,156
Unemployment Rate January 2012: 7.6%
Unemployment Rate December 2012: 6.7%
Yearly Change: -0.9%