September 09, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment in August 2009

Over-the-month change in payroll employment, January 2007ľAugust 2009
Month Thousands

Jan 2007

180,000

Feb 2007

36,000

Mar 2007

184,000

Apr 2007

35,000

May 2007

156,000

Jun 2007

54,000

Jul 2007

-65,000

Aug 2007

-28,000

Sep 2007

100,000

Oct 2007

165,000

Nov 2007

215,000

Dec 2007

120,000

Jan 2008

-72,000

Feb 2008

-144,000

Mar 2008

-122,000

Apr 2008

-160,000

May 2008

-137,000

Jun 2008

-161,000

Jul 2008

-128,000

Aug 2008

-175,000

Sep 2008

-321,000

Oct 2008

-380,000

Nov 2008

-597,000

Dec 2008

-681,000

Jan 2009

-741,000

Feb 2009

-681,000

Mar 2009

-652,000

Apr 2009

-519,000

May 2009

-303,000

Jun 2009

-463,000

Jul 2009

-276,000 (p)

Aug 2009

-216,000 (p)

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Payroll employment in August 2009.

 

 

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