Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

Effective with the release of QCEW data for the fourth quarter of 2017, BLS separated the dates of the County Employment and Wages news release from the full QCEW data release. Please note that preliminary QCEW annual averages data for a given year will be available with the publication of 4th quarter full data of that given year. Final quarterly and annual averages data will be available with the full data release of first quarter data for the subsequent year.

2020 News Releases and Full Data Availability

Reference QuarterNews Release DateRelease TimeFull Data Release DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2020Wednesday, Aug. 19, 202010:00 AMWednesday, Sep. 2, 202010:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2020Wednesday, Nov. 18, 202010:00 AMWednesday, Dec. 2, 202010:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2020To be determined10:00 AMTo be determined10:00 AM
4th Quarter 2020To be determined10:00 AMTo be determined10:00 AM

2019 News Releases and Full Data Availability

Reference QuarterNews Release DateRelease TimeFull Data Release DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2019Wednesday, Aug. 21, 201910:00 AMWednesday, Sep. 4, 201910:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2019Wednesday, Nov. 20, 201910:00 AMWednesday, Dec. 4, 201910:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2019Thursday, Feb. 20, 202010:00 AMWednesday, Mar. 4, 202010:00 AM
4th Quarter 2019Wednesday, May 20, 202010:00 AMWednesday, June 3, 202010:00 AM

2018 News Releases and Full Data Availability

Reference QuarterNews Release DateRelease TimeFull Data Release DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2018Wednesday, Aug. 22, 201810:00 AMWednesday, Sep. 5, 201810:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2018Wednesday, Nov. 21, 201810:00 AMMonday, Dec. 10, 201810:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2018Wednesday, Feb. 20, 201910:00 AMWednesday, Mar. 6, 201910:00 AM
4th Quarter 2018Wednesday, May 22, 201910:00 AMWednesday, June 5, 201910:00 AM

2017 News Releases and Full Data Availability

Reference QuarterNews Release DateRelease TimeFull Data Release DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2017Wednesday, Sep. 6, 201710:00 AMWednesday, Sep. 6, 201710:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2017Tuesday, Dec. 5, 201710:00 AMTuesday, Dec. 5, 201710:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2017Thursday, Mar. 8, 201810:00 AMThursday, Mar. 8, 201810:00 AM
4th Quarter 2017Wednesday, May 23, 201810:00 AMThursday, June 7, 201810:00 AM

2016 News Releases

Reference QuarterRelease DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2016Wednesday, Sep. 7, 201610:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2016Wednesday, Dec. 7, 201610:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2016Tuesday, Mar. 7, 201710:00 AM
4th Quarter 2016Wednesday, Jun. 7, 201710:00 AM

2015 News Releases

Reference QuarterRelease DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2015Thursday, Sep. 17, 201510:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2015Thursday, Dec. 17, 201510:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2015Wednesday, Mar. 9, 201610:00 AM
4th Quarter 2015Wednesday, Jun. 8, 201610:00 AM

2014 News Releases

Reference QuarterRelease DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2014Thursday, Sep. 18, 201410:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2014Thursday, Dec. 18, 201410:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2014Thursday, Mar. 19, 201510:00 AM
4th Quarter 2014Wednesday, Jun. 17, 201510:00 AM

2013 News Releases

Reference QuarterRelease DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2013Thursday, Sep. 26, 201310:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2013Wednesday, Dec. 18, 201310:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2013Wednesday, Mar. 19, 201410:00 AM
4th Quarter 2013Thursday, Jun. 19, 201410:00 AM

2012 News Releases

Reference QuarterRelease DateRelease Time
1st Quarter 2012Thursday, Sep. 27, 201210:00 AM
2nd Quarter 2012Wednesday, Jan. 8, 201310:00 AM
3rd Quarter 2012Wednesday, Mar. 28, 201310:00 AM
4th Quarter 2012Thursday, Jun. 27, 201310:00 AM

 

For archived QCEW news releases, please visit www.bls.gov/bls/news-release/cewqtr.htm .

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Last Modified Date: November 15, 2019