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August 10, 2010

Payroll employment declines in July 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment over-the-month change, seasonally adjusted, July 2008–July 2010
Month Change in payroll employment

Jul 2008

−210,000

Aug 2008

−334,000

Sep 2008

−458,000

Oct 2008

−554,000

Nov 2008

−728,000

Dec 2008

−673,000

Jan 2009

−779,000

Feb 2009

−726,000

Mar 2009

−753,000

Apr 2009

−528,000

May 2009

−387,000

Jun 2009

−515,000

Jul 2009

−346,000

Aug 2009

−212,000

Sep 2009

−225,000

Oct 2009

−224,000

Nov 2009

64,000

Dec 2009

−109,000

Jan 2010

14,000

Feb 2010

39,000

Mar 2010

208,000

Apr 2010

313,000

May 2010

432,000

Jun 2010

−221,000(p)

Jul 2010

−131,000(p)

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Payroll employment declines in July 2010.