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

 

2013

135,261 135,541 135,682 135,885 136,084 136,285 136,434 136,636 136,800 137,037 137,311 137,395

2014

137,539 137,761 137,964 138,268 138,497 138,764 139,007 139,210 139,481 (P) 139,724 (P) 140,045  

Mining and Logging

 

2013

854 858 860 857 861 864 867 870 876 881 882 882

2014

888 892 896 901 903 908 917 919 925 (P) 926 (P) 926  

Construction

 

2013

5,743 5,789 5,813 5,811 5,816 5,829 5,830 5,836 5,849 5,864 5,896 5,876

2014

5,927 5,951 5,964 6,000 6,009 6,017 6,047 6,064 6,082 (P) 6,089 (P) 6,109  

Manufacturing

 

2013

11,982 12,004 12,007 12,001 11,994 11,991 11,982 11,990 11,993 12,011 12,046 12,053

2014

12,061 12,081 12,085 12,094 12,109 12,130 12,154 12,157 12,169 (P) 12,189 (P) 12,217  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

25,691 25,691 25,683 25,718 25,760 25,811 25,862 25,911 25,973 26,017 26,090 26,156

2014

26,167 26,171 26,224 26,294 26,329 26,391 26,442 26,458 26,506 (P) 26,562 (P) 26,633  

Information

 

2013

2,673 2,692 2,694 2,688 2,686 2,685 2,697 2,669 2,682 2,688 2,689 2,674

2014

2,671 2,660 2,659 2,660 2,654 2,665 2,675 2,689 2,692 (P) 2,687 (P) 2,691  

Financial Activities

 

2013

7,835 7,847 7,853 7,863 7,872 7,885 7,901 7,897 7,896 7,903 7,899 7,901

2014

7,900 7,910 7,910 7,919 7,927 7,946 7,961 7,973 7,987 (P) 7,993 (P) 8,013  

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

18,210 18,295 18,362 18,434 18,511 18,570 18,621 18,663 18,700 18,753 18,826 18,842

2014

18,891 18,973 19,020 19,092 19,149 19,219 19,269 19,318 19,384 (P) 19,436 (P) 19,522  

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

20,921 20,948 20,989 21,040 21,069 21,084 21,108 21,172 21,181 21,212 21,237 21,242

2014

21,258 21,290 21,330 21,362 21,421 21,469 21,506 21,556 21,591 (P) 21,628 (P) 21,666  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

14,028 14,078 14,112 14,145 14,198 14,249 14,272 14,306 14,315 14,380 14,417 14,435

2014

14,460 14,495 14,526 14,558 14,603 14,624 14,634 14,660 14,707 (P) 14,762 (P) 14,794  

Other Services

 

2013

5,458 5,456 5,449 5,453 5,465 5,465 5,463 5,469 5,471 5,474 5,473 5,480

2014

5,484 5,485 5,494 5,506 5,510 5,505 5,508 5,519 5,519 (P) 5,526 (P) 5,541  

Government

 

2013

21,866 21,883 21,860 21,875 21,852 21,852 21,831 21,853 21,864 21,854 21,856 21,854

2014

21,832 21,853 21,856 21,882 21,883 21,890 21,894 21,897 21,919 (P) 21,926 (P) 21,933  

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

 

2013

(1) 155,699 155,511 155,099 155,359 155,609 155,822 155,693 155,435 155,473 154,625 155,284 154,937

2014

(1) 155,460 155,724 156,227 155,421 155,613 155,694 156,023 155,959 155,862 156,278 156,397  

Employment

 

2013

(1) 143,384 143,464 143,393 143,676 143,919 144,075 144,285 144,179 144,270 143,485 144,443 144,586

2014

(1) 145,224 145,266 145,742 145,669 145,814 146,221 146,352 146,368 146,600 147,283 147,287  

Unemployment

 

2013

12,315 12,047 11,706 11,683 11,690 11,747 11,408 11,256 11,203 11,140 10,841 10,351

2014

10,236 10,459 10,486 9,753 9,799 9,474 9,671 9,591 9,262 8,995 9,110  

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.9 7.7 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.0 6.7

2014

6.6 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.8  

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