May 04, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment during the 2007–2009 recession

Total nonfarm payroll employment, January 2000–March 2011
Month Payroll employment

January 2000

130,781,000

February 2000

130,902,000

March 2000

131,374,000

April 2000

131,660,000

May 2000

131,885,000

June 2000

131,839,000

July 2000

132,002,000

August 2000

132,005,000

September 2000

132,127,000

October 2000

132,116,000

November 2000

132,347,000

December 2000

132,485,000

January 2001

132,469,000

February 2001

132,530,000

March 2001

132,500,000

April 2001

132,219,000

May 2001

132,175,000

June 2001

132,047,000

July 2001

131,922,000

August 2001

131,762,000

September 2001

131,518,000

October 2001

131,193,000

November 2001

130,901,000

December 2001

130,723,000

January 2002

130,591,000

February 2002

130,444,000

March 2002

130,420,000

April 2002

130,335,000

May 2002

130,328,000

June 2002

130,373,000

July 2002

130,276,000

August 2002

130,260,000

September 2002

130,205,000

October 2002

130,331,000

November 2002

130,339,000

December 2002

130,183,000

January 2003

130,266,000

February 2003

130,108,000

March 2003

129,896,000

April 2003

129,847,000

May 2003

129,841,000

June 2003

129,839,000

July 2003

129,864,000

August 2003

129,822,000

September 2003

129,925,000

October 2003

130,128,000

November 2003

130,146,000

December 2003

130,270,000

January 2004

130,420,000

February 2004

130,463,000

March 2004

130,801,000

April 2004

131,051,000

May 2004

131,361,000

June 2004

131,442,000

July 2004

131,489,000

August 2004

131,610,000

September 2004

131,770,000

October 2004

132,121,000

November 2004

132,185,000

December 2004

132,317,000

January 2005

132,453,000

February 2005

132,693,000

March 2005

132,835,000

April 2005

133,195,000

May 2005

133,364,000

June 2005

133,610,000

July 2005

133,979,000

August 2005

134,174,000

September 2005

134,237,000

October 2005

134,321,000

November 2005

134,655,000

December 2005

134,813,000

January 2006

135,094,000

February 2006

135,411,000

March 2006

135,698,000

April 2006

135,880,000

May 2006

135,891,000

June 2006

135,971,000

July 2006

136,173,000

August 2006

136,358,000

September 2006

136,514,000

October 2006

136,506,000

November 2006

136,711,000

December 2006

136,891,000

January 2007

137,094,000

February 2007

137,182,000

March 2007

137,400,000

April 2007

137,479,000

May 2007

137,620,000

June 2007

137,687,000

July 2007

137,638,000

August 2007

137,612,000

September 2007

137,681,000

October 2007

137,772,000

November 2007

137,899,000

December 2007

137,983,000

January 2008

137,996,000

February 2008

137,913,000

March 2008

137,841,000

April 2008

137,656,000

May 2008

137,423,000

June 2008

137,245,000

July 2008

137,014,000

August 2008

136,747,000

September 2008

136,313,000

October 2008

135,804,000

November 2008

135,002,000

December 2008

134,383,000

January 2009

133,563,000

February 2009

132,837,000

March 2009

132,041,000

April 2009

131,381,000

May 2009

130,995,000

June 2009

130,493,000

July 2009

130,193,000

August 2009

129,962,000

September 2009

129,726,000

October 2009

129,505,000

November 2009

129,450,000

December 2009

129,320,000

January 2010

129,281,000

February 2010

129,246,000

March 2010

129,438,000

April 2010

129,715,000

May 2010

130,173,000

June 2010

129,981,000

July 2010

129,932,000

August 2010

129,873,000

September 2010

129,844,000

October 2010

130,015,000

November 2010

130,108,000

December 2010

130,260,000

January 2011

130,328,000

February 2011

130,522,000

March 2011

130,738,000

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment during the 2007–2009 recession.

 

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