Payroll employment down in July
August 06, 2001
Nonfarm payroll employment continued to decline in July.
Nonfarm payroll employment was down by 42,000 in July to a level of 132.4 million, seasonally adjusted. This was the third decline in the past 4 months, resulting in a net loss of about 260,000 jobs over the period.
Manufacturing employment continued to fall, but July's decline was the smallest so far this year. The other major industry groups posted little or no change in employment over the month.
Manufacturing shed 49,000 jobs in July, bringing total losses in the industry since July 2000 to 837,000.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Payroll employment down in July on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/aug/wk1/art01.htm (visited July 23, 2016).
Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
A look at healthcare spending, employment, pay, benefits, and prices
As one of the largest U.S. industries, healthcare is steadily growing to meet the needs of an increasing population with an increasing life expectancy. This Spotlight looks at how much people spend on healthcare, current and projected employment in the industry, employer-provided healthcare benefits, healthcare prices, and pay for workers in healthcare occupations.
Employment and Wages in Healthcare Occupations
Healthcare occupations are a significant percentage of U.S. employment. Some of the largest and highest paying occupations are in healthcare. This Spotlight examines employment and wages for healthcare occupations.
Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives
Longitudinal surveys help us understand long-term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult.