The Fed’s mission is to create the conditions that generate jobs, promote price stability, and foster economic growth. At the Philadelphia Fed, we help shape the nation’s monetary policy, supervise and regulate financial institutions, support the safe and efficient operation of the U.S. payments and financial system, and promote fair and impartial access to credit and inclusive growth.
At the Philadelphia Fed, we are committed to diversity and inclusion in terms of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, religious and political beliefs, and other attributes that differentiate individuals. We promote these standards among our workforce, our suppliers, and in the Third District.
The Third District
- Home to over 13.3 million people in Delaware, southern New Jersey, and eastern and central Pennsylvania. That's 4.6% of the country's population in just 1% of the country's land.
- The three states combined have nearly the same employment shares as overall U.S. in the trade, transportation, and utilities sectors and the professional and business services sectors.
- The District has slightly higher employment in the education and health services sectors than that of the nation.
In a year marked by both progress and setbacks in the U.S economy, the Philadelphia Fed responded to support Third District communities on the road to economic recovery. Our 2021 Annual Report tells the story of how our Bank assessed the economy and its impact on people’s lives through research, innovative programs, and listening to the communities we serve.
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