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United States: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
United States
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2019

147,879 148,684 149,359 150,430 151,109 151,739 150,699 151,141 151,556 152,570 153,177 (p)152,934 (p)150,940

2020

(p)150,102                        

Mining and Logging

2019

733 730 731 732 739 746 746 744 738 743 729 (p)713 (p)735

2020

(p)702                        

Construction

2019

7,069 7,062 7,170 7,377 7,540 7,699 7,753 7,760 7,700 7,720 7,609 (p)7,447 (p)7,492

2020

(p)7,238                        

Manufacturing

2019

12,737 12,762 12,774 12,775 12,810 12,922 12,919 12,929 12,880 12,820 12,871 (p)12,874 (p)12,839

2020

(p)12,773                        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

27,598 27,351 27,358 27,425 27,554 27,698 27,671 27,619 27,575 27,793 28,350 (p)28,584 (p)27,715

2020

(p)27,747                        

Information

2019

2,799 2,830 2,838 2,832 2,842 2,874 2,883 2,887 2,860 2,875 2,900 (p)2,897 (p)2,860

2020

(p)2,846                        

Financial Activities

2019

8,618 8,633 8,658 8,678 8,707 8,783 8,836 8,835 8,775 8,804 8,805 (p)8,820 (p)8,746

2020

(p)8,746                        

Professional & Business Services

2019

20,709 20,841 20,908 21,169 21,239 21,428 21,456 21,521 21,479 21,676 21,727 (p)21,597 (p)21,313

2020

(p)21,128                        

Educational & Health Services

2019

23,724 24,044 24,113 24,206 24,121 23,939 23,863 23,980 24,257 24,561 24,682 (p)24,630 (p)24,177

2020

(p)24,390                        

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

15,739 15,841 16,090 16,406 16,788 17,219 17,289 17,244 16,759 16,648 16,439 (p)16,455 (p)16,576

2020

(p)16,120                        

Other Services

2019

5,775 5,797 5,833 5,882 5,913 5,970 5,979 5,951 5,894 5,907 5,911 (p)5,902 (p)5,893

2020

(p)5,867                        

Government

2019

22,378 22,793 22,886 22,948 22,856 22,461 21,304 21,671 22,639 23,023 23,154 (p)23,015 (p)22,594

2020

(p)22,545                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
(not seasonally adjusted data, in thousands)

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

Labor Force

2019

(1)162,104 162,793 162,823 162,097 162,655 164,120 164,941 164,019 163,943 164,576 164,386 164,007 163,539

2020

(1)163,497                        

Employment

2019

(1)154,964 156,167 156,441 156,710 157,152 157,828 158,385 157,816 158,478 159,067 158,945 158,504 157,538

2020

(1)156,994                        

Unemployment

2019

7,140 6,625 6,382 5,387 5,503 6,292 6,556 6,203 5,465 5,510 5,441 5,503 6,001

2020

6,504                        

Unemployment Rate

2019

4.4 4.1 3.9 3.3 3.4 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.7

2020

4.0                        

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