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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

2022

150,106 151,010 151,424 151,678 152,042 152,412 152,980 153,332 153,682 154,006 154,296 (p)154,556

2023

(p)155,073                      

Mining and Logging

2022

578 583 589 598 600 607 613 611 613 616 624 (p)629

2023

(p)631                      

Construction

2022

7,590 7,669 7,692 7,698 7,736 7,749 7,773 7,781 7,797 7,814 7,833 (p)7,859

2023

(p)7,884                      

Manufacturing

2022

12,617 12,654 12,716 12,768 12,789 12,819 12,860 12,891 12,917 12,954 12,968 (p)12,980

2023

(p)12,999                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

28,289 28,561 28,600 28,621 28,634 28,671 28,717 28,777 28,784 28,815 28,731 (p)28,756

2023

(p)28,819                      

Information

2022

2,985 2,992 3,018 3,035 3,067 3,089 3,102 3,110 3,113 3,116 3,129 (p)3,124

2023

(p)3,119                      

Financial Activities

2022

8,941 8,982 8,997 9,034 9,040 9,043 9,057 9,066 9,068 9,086 9,097 (p)9,108

2023

(p)9,114                      

Professional & Business Services

2022

22,164 22,306 22,439 22,421 22,493 22,582 22,659 22,707 22,755 22,791 22,791 (p)22,830

2023

(p)22,912                      

Private Education and Health Services

2022

23,887 23,996 24,050 24,105 24,181 24,277 24,404 24,496 24,576 24,661 24,756 (p)24,832

2023

(p)24,937                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

15,374 15,536 15,590 15,626 15,699 15,774 15,887 15,935 16,074 16,135 16,258 (p)16,322

2023

(p)16,450                      

Other Services

2022

5,606 5,649 5,660 5,671 5,681 5,691 5,723 5,727 5,748 5,756 5,785 (p)5,801

2023

(p)5,819                      

Government

2022

22,075 22,082 22,073 22,101 22,122 22,110 22,185 22,231 22,237 22,262 22,324 (p)22,315

2023

(p)22,389                      

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

2022

(1)163,633 163,862 164,301 163,950 164,278 164,002 163,990 164,714 164,619 164,646 164,527 164,966

2023

(1)165,832                      

Employment

2022

(1)157,122 157,590 158,328 157,982 158,299 158,057 158,272 158,694 158,850 158,593 158,527 159,244

2023

(1)160,138                      

Unemployment

2022

6,511 6,272 5,972 5,968 5,979 5,945 5,718 6,021 5,770 6,053 6,000 5,722

2023

5,694                      

Unemployment Rate

2022

4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5

2023

3.4                      

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