United States: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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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

 

2013

133,074 134,112 134,917 135,911 136,793 137,195 136,050 136,477 137,069 138,013 138,536 138,269 136,368

2014

135,451 (P) 136,194 (P) 137,135                    

Mining and Logging

 

2013

838 844 847 848 859 873 881 887 886 888 881 879 868

2014

873 (P) 874 (P) 886                    

Construction

 

2013

5,353 5,386 5,501 5,669 5,855 6,018 6,089 6,114 6,081 6,086 5,996 5,774 5,827

2014

5,533 (P) 5,527 (P) 5,658                    

Manufacturing

 

2013

11,880 11,901 11,935 11,941 11,987 12,074 12,040 12,088 12,065 12,055 12,051 12,050 12,006

2014

11,949 (P) 11,981 (P) 12,013                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

25,505 25,297 25,366 25,500 25,697 25,852 25,851 25,901 25,908 26,083 26,600 26,884 25,870

2014

26,014 (P) 25,783 (P) 25,881                    

Information

 

2013

2,635 2,699 2,694 2,684 2,701 2,694 2,710 2,683 2,665 2,674 2,699 2,682 2,685

2014

2,634 (P) 2,646 (P) 2,659                    

Financial Activities

 

2013

7,783 7,799 7,813 7,834 7,869 7,933 7,967 7,950 7,897 7,905 7,897 7,911 7,880

2014

7,846 (P) 7,862 (P) 7,871                    

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

17,845 18,025 18,173 18,404 18,510 18,681 18,718 18,792 18,773 18,918 18,975 18,906 18,560

2014

18,560 (P) 18,696 (P) 18,838                    

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

20,791 21,070 21,153 21,222 21,127 20,874 20,762 20,842 21,086 21,392 21,488 21,419 21,102

2014

21,132 (P) 21,388 (P) 21,485                    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

13,324 13,470 13,740 14,070 14,453 14,871 14,965 14,945 14,498 14,324 14,148 14,095 14,242

2014

13,783 (P) 13,868 (P) 14,133                    

Other Services

 

2013

5,388 5,404 5,422 5,445 5,487 5,531 5,530 5,507 5,463 5,473 5,461 5,461 5,464

2014

5,416 (P) 5,430 (P) 5,462                    

Government

 

2013

21,732 22,217 22,273 22,294 22,248 21,794 20,537 20,768 21,747 22,215 22,340 22,208 21,864

2014

21,711 (P) 22,139 (P) 22,249                    

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

 

2013

(1) 154,794 154,727 154,512 154,739 155,734 157,089 157,196 155,971 155,536 154,918 155,046 154,408 155,389

2014

(1) 154,381 155,027 155,627                    

Employment

 

2013

(1) 141,614 142,228 142,698 143,724 144,432 144,841 145,113 144,509 144,651 144,144 144,775 144,423 143,929

2014

(1) 143,526 144,134 145,090                    

Unemployment

 

2013

13,181 12,500 11,815 11,014 11,302 12,248 12,083 11,462 10,885 10,773 10,271 9,984 11,460

2014

10,855 10,893 10,537                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.5 8.1 7.6 7.1 7.3 7.8 7.7 7.3 7.0 7.0 6.6 6.5 7.4

2014

7.0 7.0 6.8                    

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