An Interactive Look at Maryland and the Regional Economy in January 2019
• The most recent jobs report showed that between December and January, Maryland added 3,100 Total Nonfarm positions, including a gain of 4,900 Total Private jobs and loss of 1,800 Government jobs.
• Maryland’s largest employment gains were made in the Education and Health Services sector with an increase of 3,100 positions, followed by Trade, Transportation and Utilities with a gain of 2,000 positions.
• Preliminary employment figures for December were revised up by 700 jobs to a net gain of 5,600 positions.
• The unemployment rate for Maryland was 3.7 percent in January.