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United States: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2018

147,767 148,097 148,279 148,475 148,745 149,007 149,185 149,467 149,575 149,852 150,048 150,275

2019

150,587 150,643 150,796 151,012 151,074 151,252 151,418 (p)151,586 (p)151,722      

Mining and Logging

2018

699 706 714 723 728 735 734 742 745 751 748 752

2019

759 755 756 756 758 756 751 (p)746 (p)746      

Construction

2018

7,126 7,199 7,201 7,230 7,267 7,284 7,303 7,337 7,354 7,379 7,384 7,400

2019

7,456 7,433 7,448 7,482 7,483 7,502 7,499 (p)7,503 (p)7,510      

Manufacturing

2018

12,561 12,592 12,612 12,634 12,655 12,687 12,707 12,715 12,733 12,762 12,789 12,809

2019

12,826 12,834 12,831 12,834 12,836 12,846 12,850 (p)12,852 (p)12,850      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

27,502 27,560 27,591 27,589 27,630 27,622 27,643 27,693 27,692 27,715 27,783 27,788

2019

27,836 27,827 27,810 27,809 27,807 27,815 27,817 (p)27,806 (p)27,811      

Information

2018

2,812 2,812 2,824 2,829 2,831 2,831 2,832 2,826 2,822 2,832 2,829 2,827

2019

2,815 2,808 2,812 2,806 2,815 2,828 2,826 (p)2,828 (p)2,837      

Financial Activities

2018

8,502 8,528 8,537 8,541 8,556 8,567 8,572 8,583 8,597 8,611 8,614 8,615

2019

8,621 8,626 8,637 8,651 8,656 8,659 8,678 (p)8,693 (p)8,696      

Professional & Business Services

2018

20,730 20,774 20,816 20,878 20,929 20,980 21,017 21,075 21,128 21,183 21,217 21,254

2019

21,259 21,313 21,332 21,387 21,408 21,451 21,488 (p)21,531 (p)21,565      

Educational & Health Services

2018

23,445 23,481 23,518 23,542 23,581 23,646 23,694 23,754 23,779 23,816 23,845 23,912

2019

23,980 23,999 24,071 24,142 24,176 24,224 24,300 (p)24,356 (p)24,396      

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

16,208 16,233 16,244 16,262 16,300 16,343 16,378 16,395 16,371 16,450 16,489 16,554

2019

16,647 16,646 16,678 16,687 16,699 16,703 16,690 (p)16,699 (p)16,720      

Other Services

2018

5,808 5,812 5,813 5,826 5,841 5,859 5,847 5,853 5,860 5,867 5,868 5,879

2019

5,888 5,892 5,911 5,927 5,924 5,939 5,946 (p)5,953 (p)5,950      

Government

2018

22,374 22,400 22,409 22,421 22,427 22,453 22,458 22,494 22,494 22,486 22,482 22,485

2019

22,500 22,510 22,510 22,531 22,512 22,529 22,573 (p)22,619 (p)22,641      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
(seasonally adjusted data, in thousands)

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

Labor Force

2018

(1)161,123 161,900 161,646 161,551 161,667 162,129 162,209 161,802 162,055 162,694 162,821 163,240

2019

(1)163,229 163,184 162,960 162,470 162,646 162,981 163,351 163,922 164,039      

Employment

2018

(1)154,482 155,213 155,160 155,216 155,539 155,592 155,964 155,604 156,069 156,582 156,803 156,945

2019

(1)156,694 156,949 156,748 156,645 156,758 157,005 157,288 157,878 158,269      

Unemployment

2018

6,641 6,687 6,486 6,335 6,128 6,537 6,245 6,197 5,986 6,112 6,018 6,294

2019

6,535 6,235 6,211 5,824 5,888 5,975 6,063 6,044 5,769      

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.9

2019

4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.5      

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