Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Employment, Hours & Earnings Data

The following data were incorrectly published in the LABSTAT database and were corrected on September 20, 2019. In addition to the LABSTAT database, BLS has also identified the following products that contained the data error:

  • Table D1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and major industry, seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Table D2. Employees on nonfarm payrolls in states and selected areas by major industry (June and July 2019)
  • Table 3. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Table 4. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, not seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Change in total nonfarm employment by state, over-the-month and over-the-year, seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state 3-month average change, seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Table 3. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Over-the-year change in total nonfarm employment for metropolitan areas, not seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)
  • Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and metropolitan area, 3-month average change, seasonally adjusted (June and July 2019)

The tables above will not be reissued. August 2019 tables released on September 20, 2019 contain corrected data. Impacted tables containing metropolitan area data through August 2019 will be released on October 2, 2019. The table below lists all series that were corrected on September 20, 2019.

Series ID

Area

Series Name

Data Corrected For:

SMS37000000000000001

North Carolina - Statewide Total Nonfarm, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37000000000000001

North Carolina - Statewide Total Nonfarm, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMS37000000000000026

North Carolina - Statewide Total Nonfarm, All Employees, 3-month average change, In Thousands, seasonally adjusted June 2019

SMS37000000700000001

North Carolina - Statewide Service-Providing, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37000000700000001

North Carolina - Statewide Service-Providing, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMS37000009000000001

North Carolina - Statewide Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37000009000000001

North Carolina - Statewide Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMS37000009092000001

North Carolina - Statewide State Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37000009092000001

North Carolina - Statewide State Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37000009092161101

North Carolina - Statewide State Government Educational Services, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMS37205000000000001

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Total Nonfarm, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37205000000000001

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Total Nonfarm, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMS37205000000000026

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Total Nonfarm, All Employees, 3-month average change, In Thousands, seasonally adjusted June 2019

SMU37205000700000001

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Service-Providing, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37205009000000001

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

SMU37205009092000001

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC State Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2019

The following data were incorrectly published in the LABSTAT database and were corrected on June 21, 2019:

Series ID Area Series Name Data Corrected For:

SMU09719505552200001

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT NECTA Credit Intermediation and Related Activities including Monetary Authorities - Central Bank, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted January 2019 to March 2019

The following data were incorrectly published in the LABSTAT database and were corrected on March 22, 2019. In addition to the LABSTAT database, BLS has also identified the following products that contained the data error:

  • Table D1. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and major industry, seasonally adjusted (January 2019)
  • Table D2. Employees on nonfarm payrolls in states and selected areas by major industry (January 2019)
  • Table 3. Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and selected industry sector, seasonally adjusted (January 2019)
  • Change in total nonfarm employment by state, over-the-month and over-the-year, seasonally adjusted (January 2019)
  • Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state 3-month average change, seasonally adjusted (January 2019)
  • Employees on nonfarm payrolls by state and metropolitan area, 3-month average change, seasonally adjusted (January 2019)

The tables above will not be reissued. February 2019 tables released on March 22, 2019 contain corrected data. The table below lists all series that were corrected on March 22, 2019.

Series ID Area Series Name Data Corrected For:

SMU13000006561130001

Georgia - Statewide Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted May 2015 to March 2017, Annual Average 2015 to 2017

SMS23000000000000001

Maine - Statewide Total Nonfarm, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted January 2014 to January 2019(1)

SMU23000000000000001

Maine - Statewide Total Nonfarm, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2017 to August 2017, June 2018 to August 2018, Annual Average 2017 to 2018

SMS23000000000000026

Maine - Statewide Total Nonfarm, All Employees, 3-month average change, In Thousands, seasonally adjusted January 2014 to January 2019(1)

SMS23000000700000001

Maine - Statewide Service-Providing, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted January 2014 to January 2019(1)

SMU23000000700000001

Maine - Statewide Service-Providing, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2017 to August 2017, June 2018 to August 2018, Annual Average 2017 to 2018

SMS23000009000000001

Maine - Statewide Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted January 2014 to January 2019(1)

SMU23000009000000001

Maine - Statewide Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2017 to August 2017, June 2018 to August 2018, Annual Average 2017 to 2018

SMS23000009093000001

Maine - Statewide Local Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Seasonally Adjusted January 2014 to January 2019(1)

SMU23000009093000001

Maine - Statewide Local Government, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2017 to August 2017, June 2018 to August 2018, Annual Average 2017 to 2018

SMU23000009093161101

Maine - Statewide Local Government Educational Services, All Employees, In Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted June 2017 to August 2017, June 2018 to August 2018, Annual Average 2017 to 2018
Footnotes:

(1) All data were recalculated. Months which had changes to previously published values are denoted with (c) footnotes in the public database available at https://data.bls.gov/cgi-bin/dsrv?sm.


Archived

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2018

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2017

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2016

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2015

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2014

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2013

Corrections to State and Metropolitan Area Data in 2012


Last Modified Date: September 20, 2019