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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

CES News Release Dates

Reference Month The Employment Situation * Real Earnings Strike Report

December 2022

Friday, January 6, 2023 Thursday, January 12, 2023 Friday, December 30, 2022

January 2023

Friday, February 3 Tuesday, February 14 Friday, January 27, 2023


Friday, March 10 Tuesday, March 14 Friday, March 3


Friday, April 7 Wednesday, April 12 Friday, March 31


Friday, May 5 Wednesday, May 10 Friday, April 28


Friday, June 2 Tuesday, June 13 Friday, May 26


Friday, July 7 Wednesday, July 12 Friday, June 30


Friday, August 4 Thursday, August 10 Friday, July 28


Friday, September 1 Wednesday, September 13 Friday, August 25


Friday, October 6 Thursday, October 12 Friday, September 29


Friday, November 3 Tuesday, November 14 Friday, October 27


Friday, December 8 Tuesday, December 12 Friday, December 1


Friday, January 5, 2024 Thursday, January 11, 2024 Friday, December 29

* The Employment Situation report is typically released on the third Friday after the conclusion of the reference week, i.e., the week which includes the 12th of the month.

Benchmark Release Date

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will publish the annual benchmark revision to establishment survey employment data with the February 3, 2023 release of the January 2023 Employment Situation.


Last Modified Date: January 6, 2023