October 9, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Payroll employment increases in September 2012

Nonfarm payroll employment, seasonally adjusted, September 2002–September 2012
Month and year Total nonfarm Total private

Sep 2002

130,209,000 108,663,000

Oct 2002

130,330,000 108,771,000

Nov 2002

130,338,000 108,757,000

Dec 2002

130,175,000 108,587,000

Jan 2003

130,270,000 108,644,000

Feb 2003

130,111,000 108,487,000

Mar 2003

129,898,000 108,288,000

Apr 2003

129,849,000 108,254,000

May 2003

129,840,000 108,273,000

Jun 2003

129,840,000 108,234,000

Jul 2003

129,865,000 108,232,000

Aug 2003

129,820,000 108,264,000

Sep 2003

129,929,000 108,425,000

Oct 2003

130,126,000 108,568,000

Nov 2003

130,140,000 108,605,000

Dec 2003

130,259,000 108,713,000

Jan 2004

130,421,000 108,883,000

Feb 2004

130,465,000 108,915,000

Mar 2004

130,802,000 109,214,000

Apr 2004

131,051,000 109,437,000

May 2004

131,361,000 109,747,000

Jun 2004

131,442,000 109,841,000

Jul 2004

131,488,000 109,882,000

Aug 2004

131,610,000 109,984,000

Sep 2004

131,771,000 110,136,000

Oct 2004

132,119,000 110,463,000

Nov 2004

132,182,000 110,490,000

Dec 2004

132,316,000 110,623,000

Jan 2005

132,453,000 110,718,000

Feb 2005

132,693,000 110,949,000

Mar 2005

132,834,000 111,094,000

Apr 2005

133,194,000 111,440,000

May 2005

133,364,000 111,583,000

Jun 2005

133,607,000 111,844,000

Jul 2005

133,981,000 112,124,000

Aug 2005

134,174,000 112,311,000

Sep 2005

134,240,000 112,395,000

Oct 2005

134,320,000 112,491,000

Nov 2005

134,654,000 112,795,000

Dec 2005

134,814,000 112,935,000

Jan 2006

135,097,000 113,250,000

Feb 2006

135,413,000 113,535,000

Mar 2006

135,696,000 113,793,000

Apr 2006

135,877,000 113,958,000

May 2006

135,891,000 113,965,000

Jun 2006

135,967,000 114,045,000

Jul 2006

136,176,000 114,203,000

Aug 2006

136,359,000 114,348,000

Sep 2006

136,516,000 114,434,000

Oct 2006

136,507,000 114,439,000

Nov 2006

136,711,000 114,628,000

Dec 2006

136,882,000 114,794,000

Jan 2007

137,118,000 115,023,000

Feb 2007

137,211,000 115,080,000

Mar 2007

137,401,000 115,252,000

Apr 2007

137,473,000 115,298,000

May 2007

137,612,000 115,419,000

Jun 2007

137,687,000 115,480,000

Jul 2007

137,647,000 115,476,000

Aug 2007

137,629,000 115,403,000

Sep 2007

137,702,000 115,423,000

Oct 2007

137,781,000 115,484,000

Nov 2007

137,893,000 115,559,000

Dec 2007

137,982,000 115,606,000

Jan 2008

138,023,000 115,647,000

Feb 2008

137,939,000 115,511,000

Mar 2008

137,844,000 115,399,000

Apr 2008

137,636,000 115,184,000

May 2008

137,446,000 114,968,000

Jun 2008

137,248,000 114,737,000

Jul 2008

137,038,000 114,478,000

Aug 2008

136,764,000 114,184,000

Sep 2008

136,332,000 113,759,000

Oct 2008

135,843,000 113,279,000

Nov 2008

135,040,000 112,482,000

Dec 2008

134,379,000 111,824,000

Jan 2009

133,561,000 110,985,000

Feb 2009

132,837,000 110,260,000

Mar 2009

132,038,000 109,473,000

Apr 2009

131,346,000 108,671,000

May 2009

130,985,000 108,359,000

Jun 2009

130,503,000 107,933,000

Jul 2009

130,164,000 107,637,000

Aug 2009

129,933,000 107,418,000

Sep 2009

129,734,000 107,234,000

Oct 2009

129,532,000 107,002,000

Nov 2009

129,490,000 106,960,000

Dec 2009

129,319,000 106,840,000

Jan 2010

129,279,000 106,800,000

Feb 2010

129,244,000 106,773,000

Mar 2010

129,433,000 106,914,000

Apr 2010

129,672,000 107,107,000

May 2010

130,188,000 107,191,000

Jun 2010

130,021,000 107,283,000

Jul 2010

129,963,000 107,375,000

Aug 2010

129,912,000 107,503,000

Sep 2010

129,885,000 107,618,000

Oct 2010

130,105,000 107,814,000

Nov 2010

130,226,000 107,948,000

Dec 2010

130,346,000 108,088,000

Jan 2011

130,456,000 108,207,000

Feb 2011

130,676,000 108,464,000

Mar 2011

130,922,000 108,725,000

Apr 2011

131,173,000 108,989,000

May 2011

131,227,000 109,097,000

Jun 2011

131,311,000 109,199,000

Jul 2011

131,407,000 109,374,000

Aug 2011

131,492,000 109,426,000

Sep 2011

131,694,000 109,642,000

Oct 2011

131,806,000 109,781,000

Nov 2011

131,963,000 109,959,000

Dec 2011

132,186,000 110,193,000

Jan 2012

132,461,000 110,470,000

Feb 2012

132,720,000 110,724,000

Mar 2012

132,863,000 110,871,000

Apr 2012

132,931,000 110,956,000

May 2012

133,018,000 111,072,000

Jun 2012

133,063,000 111,135,000

Jul 2012

133,244,000 111,298,000

Aug 2012

(p)133,386,000 (p)111,395,000

Sep 2012

(p)133,500,000 (p)111,499,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment increases in September 2012.

 

One-month change in payroll employment, by industry, September 2012
Industry Change in payroll employment (p)

Education and health services

49,000

Transportation and warehousing

17,100

Professional and business services

13,000

Financial activities

13,000

Leisure and hospitality

11,000

Government

10,000

Retail trade

9,400

Other services

9,000

Construction

5,000

Mining and logging

1,000

Utilities

100

Wholesale trade

-1,600

Information

-6,000

Manufacturing

-16,000

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Payroll employment increases in September 2012.

 

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