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United States: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Total Nonfarm

2021

143,017 143,727 144,431 144,694 145,141 145,698 146,387 146,904 147,328 148,005 148,652 149,240

2022

149,744 150,458 150,856 151,224 151,610 151,903 152,440 152,732 153,001 153,264 (p)153,520 (p)153,743

Mining and Logging

2021

546 542 551 554 560 566 569 574 576 578 582 590

2022

590 600 605 613 620 628 633 631 634 636 (p)640 (p)644

Construction

2021

7,360 7,308 7,408 7,393 7,381 7,378 7,395 7,397 7,427 7,455 7,502 7,546

2022

7,552 7,606 7,628 7,623 7,658 7,668 7,689 7,698 7,721 7,734 (p)7,749 (p)7,777

Manufacturing

2021

12,184 12,222 12,268 12,240 12,268 12,288 12,350 12,391 12,413 12,466 12,514 12,555

2022

12,581 12,631 12,689 12,750 12,769 12,794 12,831 12,867 12,884 12,918 (p)12,926 (p)12,934

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

27,279 27,403 27,503 27,527 27,538 27,661 27,735 27,807 27,907 28,013 28,084 28,163

2022

28,351 28,562 28,569 28,647 28,655 28,704 28,754 28,799 28,757 28,760 (p)28,719 (p)28,746

Information

2021

2,745 2,758 2,768 2,788 2,803 2,820 2,841 2,866 2,874 2,886 2,904 2,913

2022

2,918 2,918 2,936 2,957 2,983 3,009 3,025 3,032 3,040 3,044 (p)3,066 (p)3,061

Financial Activities

2021

8,732 8,724 8,733 8,747 8,747 8,745 8,772 8,781 8,794 8,817 8,849 8,863

2022

8,865 8,894 8,905 8,936 8,946 8,951 8,958 8,967 8,970 8,981 (p)8,992 (p)8,997

Professional & Business Services

2021

20,800 20,902 21,021 20,943 21,023 21,084 21,226 21,309 21,383 21,619 21,730 21,821

2022

21,909 21,996 22,090 22,130 22,199 22,289 22,373 22,402 22,427 22,440 (p)22,432 (p)22,426

Educational & Health Services

2021

23,378 23,454 23,541 23,582 23,620 23,640 23,699 23,728 23,737 23,805 23,874 23,939

2022

23,972 24,073 24,124 24,186 24,264 24,358 24,480 24,562 24,644 24,721 (p)24,811 (p)24,889

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

12,877 13,270 13,423 13,631 13,830 14,054 14,251 14,453 14,587 14,728 14,919 15,105

2022

15,243 15,367 15,471 15,530 15,599 15,642 15,731 15,744 15,855 15,905 (p)15,984 (p)16,051

Other Services

2021

5,328 5,339 5,356 5,379 5,395 5,437 5,473 5,502 5,519 5,544 5,580 5,604

2022

5,610 5,648 5,663 5,676 5,686 5,682 5,699 5,704 5,729 5,741 (p)5,763 (p)5,777

Government

2021

21,788 21,805 21,859 21,910 21,976 22,025 22,076 22,096 22,111 22,094 22,114 22,141

2022

22,153 22,163 22,176 22,176 22,231 22,178 22,267 22,326 22,340 22,384 (p)22,438 (p)22,441

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
(seasonally adjusted data, in thousands)

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

Labor Force

2021

(1)160,025 160,187 160,463 160,908 160,740 161,192 161,486 161,535 161,544 161,740 162,315 162,410

2022

(1)163,633 163,862 164,301 163,950 164,278 164,002 163,990 164,714 164,619 164,646 164,527 164,966

Employment

2021

(1)149,871 150,205 150,751 151,171 151,482 151,684 152,782 153,211 153,867 154,395 155,535 156,081

2022

(1)157,122 157,590 158,328 157,982 158,299 158,057 158,272 158,694 158,850 158,593 158,527 159,244

Unemployment

2021

10,155 9,982 9,712 9,737 9,257 9,508 8,704 8,324 7,677 7,345 6,780 6,329

2022

6,511 6,272 5,972 5,968 5,979 5,945 5,718 6,021 5,770 6,053 6,000 5,722

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.3 6.2 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.9 5.4 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.2 3.9

2022

4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.5

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