Payroll employment in June 2004

July 06, 2004

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 112,000 in June to 131.3 million, seasonally adjusted, following larger gains in the prior 3 months. Since August 2003, payroll employment has risen by 1.5 million.

Change in payroll employment, seasonally adjusted, June 2003-June 2004
[Chart data—TXT]

In June, there were job gains in health care and social assistance, professional and technical services, and transportation and warehousing. Manufacturing employment edged lower following several months of small increases, and construction employment was flat.

Payroll employment data are from the Current Employment Statistics program. The above data are seasonally adjusted. Data for May and June 2004 are preliminary and subject to revision. For more information, see "The Employment Situation: June 2004" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL. 04-1170.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Editor's Desk, Payroll employment in June 2004 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2004/jul/wk1/art01.htm (visited April 18, 2014).

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