United States: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

135,516 136,257 137,214 138,377 139,297 139,891 138,841 139,232 139,919 141,000 141,478 (P) 141,483 (P) 139,042

2015

(P) 138,728                        

Mining and Logging

 

2014

860 860 868 877 884 900 915 921 923 920 916 (P) 913 (P) 896

2015

(P) 895                        

Construction

 

2014

5,609 5,612 5,746 5,966 6,151 6,310 6,425 6,460 6,429 6,437 6,339 (P) 6,177 (P) 6,138

2015

(P) 5,916                        

Manufacturing

 

2014

11,987 12,019 12,061 12,080 12,140 12,255 12,263 12,300 12,278 12,281 12,290 (P) 12,304 (P) 12,188

2015

(P) 12,219                        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

25,990 25,743 25,852 26,026 26,228 26,407 26,419 26,413 26,391 26,629 27,106 (P) 27,396 (P) 26,383

2015

(P) 26,574                        

Information

 

2014

2,689 2,707 2,719 2,720 2,725 2,738 2,754 2,774 2,746 2,753 2,778 (P) 2,773 (P) 2,740

2015

(P) 2,739                        

Financial Activities

 

2014

7,863 7,879 7,889 7,908 7,940 8,020 8,056 8,057 8,016 8,025 8,041 (P) 8,060 (P) 7,980

2015

(P) 8,022                        

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

18,438 18,562 18,685 18,917 19,002 19,207 19,227 19,315 19,311 19,463 19,507 (P) 19,522 (P) 19,096

2015

(P) 19,159                        

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

21,120 21,374 21,465 21,524 21,468 21,254 21,151 21,216 21,504 21,816 21,912 (P) 21,888 (P) 21,474

2015

(P) 21,627                        

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

13,815 13,908 14,181 14,527 14,942 15,343 15,422 15,383 14,970 14,813 14,616 (P) 14,595 (P) 14,710

2015

(P) 14,281                        

Other Services

 

2014

5,466 5,483 5,523 5,562 5,600 5,635 5,639 5,625 5,573 5,592 5,592 (P) 5,589 (P) 5,573

2015

(P) 5,544                        

Government

 

2014

21,679 22,110 22,225 22,270 22,217 21,822 20,570 20,768 21,778 22,271 22,381 (P) 22,266 (P) 21,863

2015

(P) 21,752                        

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
(not seasonally adjusted data, in thousands)

United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 154,381 155,027 155,627 154,845 155,841 156,997 157,573 156,434 155,903 156,616 156,297 155,521 155,922

2015

(1) 156,050                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 143,526 144,134 145,090 145,767 146,398 147,104 147,265 146,647 146,941 147,936 147,666 147,190 146,305

2015

(1) 146,552                        

Unemployment

 

2014

10,855 10,893 10,537 9,079 9,443 9,893 10,307 9,787 8,962 8,680 8,630 8,331 9,617

2015

9,498                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.0 7.0 6.8 5.9 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.4 6.2

2015

6.1                        

Footnotes
(1) Data affected by changes in population controls.