United States: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

135,516 136,257 137,214 138,377 139,297 139,891 138,841 139,232 139,919 141,000 141,478 141,484 139,042

2015

138,671 139,519 140,298 (P) 141,450 (P) 142,420                

Mining and Logging

 

2014

860 860 868 877 884 900 915 921 923 920 916 912 896

2015

893 878 867 (P) 852 (P) 838                

Construction

 

2014

5,609 5,612 5,746 5,966 6,151 6,310 6,425 6,460 6,429 6,437 6,339 6,175 6,138

2015

5,920 5,926 6,012 (P) 6,255 (P) 6,441                

Manufacturing

 

2014

11,987 12,019 12,061 12,080 12,140 12,255 12,263 12,300 12,278 12,281 12,290 12,302 12,188

2015

12,212 12,230 12,266 (P) 12,273 (P) 12,314                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

25,990 25,743 25,852 26,026 26,228 26,407 26,419 26,413 26,391 26,629 27,106 27,402 26,384

2015

26,546 26,347 26,454 (P) 26,570 (P) 26,791                

Information

 

2014

2,689 2,707 2,719 2,720 2,725 2,738 2,754 2,774 2,746 2,753 2,778 2,775 2,740

2015

2,739 2,769 2,774 (P) 2,786 (P) 2,787                

Financial Activities

 

2014

7,863 7,879 7,889 7,908 7,940 8,020 8,056 8,057 8,016 8,025 8,041 8,059 7,979

2015

8,016 8,025 8,046 (P) 8,060 (P) 8,101                

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

18,438 18,562 18,685 18,917 19,002 19,207 19,227 19,315 19,311 19,463 19,507 19,519 19,096

2015

19,124 19,236 19,343 (P) 19,602 (P) 19,688                

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

21,120 21,374 21,465 21,524 21,468 21,254 21,151 21,216 21,504 21,816 21,912 21,893 21,475

2015

21,629 21,917 22,007 (P) 22,099 (P) 22,088                

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

13,815 13,908 14,181 14,527 14,942 15,343 15,422 15,383 14,970 14,813 14,616 14,597 14,710

2015

14,271 14,415 14,644 (P) 14,983 (P) 15,393                

Other Services

 

2014

5,466 5,483 5,523 5,562 5,600 5,635 5,639 5,625 5,573 5,592 5,592 5,589 5,573

2015

5,549 5,574 5,597 (P) 5,627 (P) 5,661                

Government

 

2014

21,679 22,110 22,225 22,270 22,217 21,822 20,570 20,768 21,778 22,271 22,381 22,261 21,863

2015

21,772 22,202 22,288 (P) 22,343 (P) 22,318                

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
(not seasonally adjusted data, in thousands)

United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

(1) 154,381 155,027 155,627 154,845 155,841 156,997 157,573 156,434 155,903 156,616 156,297 155,521 155,922

2015

(1) 156,050 156,213 156,318 156,554 157,719                

Employment

 

2014

(1) 143,526 144,134 145,090 145,767 146,398 147,104 147,265 146,647 146,941 147,936 147,666 147,190 146,305

2015

(1) 146,552 147,118 147,635 148,587 149,349                

Unemployment

 

2014

10,855 10,893 10,537 9,079 9,443 9,893 10,307 9,787 8,962 8,680 8,630 8,331 9,617

2015

9,498 9,095 8,682 7,966 8,370                

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.0 7.0 6.8 5.9 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.4 6.2

2015

6.1 5.8 5.6 5.1 5.3                

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