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

 

2014

137,642 137,830 138,055 138,385 138,621 138,907 139,156 139,369 139,619 139,840 140,263 140,592

2015

140,793 (P) 141,057 (P) 141,183                  

Mining and Logging

 

2014

876 877 880 886 888 892 900 903 910 911 912 913

2015

906 (P) 895 (P) 884                  

Construction

 

2014

6,006 6,032 6,062 6,103 6,114 6,121 6,152 6,169 6,191 6,201 6,231 6,275

2015

6,316 (P) 6,345 (P) 6,344                  

Manufacturing

 

2014

12,102 12,122 12,131 12,142 12,154 12,177 12,191 12,205 12,214 12,237 12,282 12,301

2015

12,318 (P) 12,320 (P) 12,319                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

26,155 26,141 26,190 26,260 26,297 26,362 26,413 26,427 26,467 26,517 26,615 26,669

2015

26,704 (P) 26,756 (P) 26,797                  

Information

 

2014

2,724 2,720 2,723 2,728 2,723 2,735 2,740 2,753 2,757 2,754 2,761 2,767

2015

2,773 (P) 2,780 (P) 2,782                  

Financial Activities

 

2014

7,918 7,931 7,933 7,942 7,951 7,968 7,984 7,997 8,007 8,014 8,042 8,049

2015

8,068 (P) 8,075 (P) 8,083                  

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

18,771 18,840 18,879 18,951 19,005 19,079 19,124 19,180 19,231 19,271 19,367 19,439

2015

19,459 (P) 19,501 (P) 19,541                  

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

21,249 21,279 21,314 21,353 21,409 21,452 21,497 21,539 21,585 21,613 21,664 21,718

2015

21,760 (P) 21,817 (P) 21,855                  

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

14,494 14,526 14,565 14,610 14,667 14,698 14,721 14,746 14,795 14,850 14,892 14,948

2015

14,972 (P) 15,042 (P) 15,055                  

Other Services

 

2014

5,536 5,538 5,552 5,567 5,572 5,568 5,573 5,585 5,582 5,589 5,605 5,611

2015

5,616 (P) 5,625 (P) 5,625                  

Government

 

2014

21,811 21,824 21,826 21,843 21,841 21,855 21,861 21,865 21,880 21,883 21,892 21,902

2015

21,901 (P) 21,901 (P) 21,898                  

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

 

2014

(1) 155,486 155,688 156,180 155,420 155,629 155,700 156,048 156,018 155,845 156,243 156,402 156,129

2015

(1) 157,180 157,002 156,906                  

Employment

 

2014

(1) 145,206 145,301 145,796 145,724 145,868 146,247 146,401 146,451 146,607 147,260 147,331 147,442

2015

(1) 148,201 148,297 148,331                  

Unemployment

 

2014

10,280 10,387 10,384 9,696 9,761 9,453 9,648 9,568 9,237 8,983 9,071 8,688

2015

8,979 8,705 8,575                  

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

6.6 6.7 6.6 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.6

2015

5.7 5.5 5.5                  

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