February 16, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment in January 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment over-the-month change, seasonally adjusted, January 2008–January 2010
Month 1-Month Net Change

Jan 2008

-10,000

Feb 2008

-50,000

Mar 2008

-33,000

Apr 2008

-149,000

May 2008

-231,000

Jun 2008

-193,000

Jul 2008

-210,000

Aug 2008

-334,000

Sep 2008

-458,000

Oct 2008

-554,000

Nov 2008

-728,000

Dec 2008

-673,000

Jan 2009

-779,000

Feb 2009

-726,000

Mar 2009

-753,000

Apr 2009

-582,000

May 2009

-347,000

Jun 2009

-504,000

Jul 2009

-344,000

Aug 2009

-211,000

Sep 2009

-225,000

Oct 2009

-224,000

Nov 2009

64,000

Dec 2009 (P)

-150,000

Jan 2010 (P)

-20,000

Footnotes:
(P) preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Payroll employment in January 2010.

 

 

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