July 11, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment essentially unchanged in June 2011

Nonfarm payroll employment over-the-month change, seasonally adjusted, June 2009-June 2011
Month Change in payroll employment

Jun 2009

-502,000

Jul 2009

-300,000

Aug 2009

-231,000

Sep 2009

-236,000

Oct 2009

-221,000

Nov 2009

-55,000

Dec 2009

-130,000

Jan 2010

-39,000

Feb 2010

-35,000

Mar 2010

192,000

Apr 2010

277,000

May 2010

458,000

Jun 2010

-192,000

Jul 2010

-49,000

Aug 2010

-59,000

Sep 2010

-29,000

Oct 2010

171,000

Nov 2010

93,000

Dec 2010

152,000

Jan 2011

68,000

Feb 2011

235,000

Mar 2011

194,000

Apr 2011

217,000

May 2011

25,000(p)

Jun 2011

18,000(p)

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment essentially unchanged in June 2011.

 

One-month change in payroll employment by industry, May-June 2011
Industry Change in payroll employment (p)

Leisure and hospitality

34,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

17,000

Professional and business services

12,000

Mining and logging

7,000

Manufacturing

6,000

Other services

5,000

Information

0

Education and health services

0

Construction

-9,000

Financial activities

-15,000

Government

-39,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment essentially unchanged in June 2011.