November 09, 2010

Payroll employment up in October 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment over-the-month change, seasonally adjusted, October 2008–October 2010
Month Change in payroll employment

Oct 2008

-554,000

Nov 2008

-728,000

Dec 2008

-673,000

Jan 2009

-779,000

Feb 2009

-726,000

Mar 2009

-753,000

Apr 2009

-528,000

May 2009

-387,000

Jun 2009

-515,000

Jul 2009

-346,000

Aug 2009

-212,000

Sep 2009

-225,000

Oct 2009

-224,000

Nov 2009

64,000

Dec 2009

-109,000

Jan 2010

14,000

Feb 2010

39,000

Mar 2010

208,000

Apr 2010

313,000

May 2010

432,000

Jun 2010

-175,000

Jul 2010

-66,000

Aug 2010

-1,000

Sep 2010

(p)-41,000

Oct 2010

(p)151,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Payroll employment up in October 2010.