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Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

CES News Release Dates

Reference Month The Employment Situation * Real Earnings Strike Report

December 2020

Friday, January 8, 2021 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Thursday, December 31, 2020

January 2021

Friday, February 5 Wednesday, February 10 Friday, January 29


Friday, March 5 Wednesday, March 10 Friday, February 26


Friday, April 2 Tuesday, April 13 Friday, March 26


Friday, May 7 Wednesday, May 12 Friday, April 30


Friday, June 4 Thursday, June 10 Friday, May 28


Friday, July 2 Tuesday, July 13 Friday, June 25


Friday, August 6 Wednesday, August 11 Friday, July 30


Friday, September 3 Tuesday, September 14 Friday, August 27


Friday, October 8 Wednesday, October 13 Friday, October 1


Friday, November 5 Wednesday, November 10 Friday, October 29


Friday, December 3 Friday, December 10 Wednesday, November 24


Friday, January 7, 2022 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Thursday, December 30

* The Employment Situation report is typically released on the third Friday after the conclusion of the reference week, i.e., the week which includes the 12th of the month.

Benchmark Release Date

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will publish the annual benchmark revision to establishment survey employment data with the February 5, 2021 release of the January 2021 Employment Situation.


Last Modified Date: January 8, 2021