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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

2020

150,055 150,968 149,952 130,251 133,419 138,501 139,107 140,728 141,946 143,568 144,121 143,602 142,185

2021

140,980 (p)142,077 (p)143,400                    

Mining and Logging

2020

678 675 669 615 602 600 599 595 597 597 599 602 619

2021

593 (p)584 (p)608                    

Construction

2020

7,243 7,278 7,297 6,452 7,070 7,359 7,424 7,460 7,419 7,506 7,413 7,312 7,269

2021

7,067 (p)7,006 (p)7,217                    

Manufacturing

2020

12,705 12,727 12,672 11,369 11,629 12,069 12,107 12,133 12,138 12,158 12,191 12,251 12,179

2021

12,142 (p)12,188 (p)12,254                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

27,755 27,504 27,423 24,311 24,830 25,930 26,154 26,452 26,512 26,889 27,520 27,799 26,590

2021

26,957 (p)26,805 (p)26,907                    

Information

2020

2,868 2,894 2,888 2,630 2,585 2,606 2,606 2,622 2,652 2,654 2,659 2,668 2,694

2021

2,648 (p)2,670 (p)2,669                    

Financial Activities

2020

8,783 8,820 8,805 8,555 8,593 8,675 8,709 8,730 8,710 8,751 8,763 8,788 8,724

2021

8,733 (p)8,734 (p)8,748                    

Professional & Business Services

2020

21,036 21,134 21,050 19,053 19,238 19,683 19,856 20,060 20,115 20,505 20,580 20,638 20,246

2021

20,291 (p)20,442 (p)20,535                    

Educational & Health Services

2020

24,364 24,668 24,471 21,880 22,153 22,491 22,590 22,782 23,086 23,427 23,510 23,400 23,235

2021

23,105 (p)23,393 (p)23,515                    

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

16,117 16,292 15,745 8,648 10,303 12,637 13,364 13,445 13,446 13,607 13,418 12,896 13,327

2021

12,576 (p)13,037 (p)13,473                    

Other Services

2020

5,856 5,882 5,805 4,519 4,797 5,217 5,388 5,425 5,426 5,487 5,475 5,448 5,394

2021

5,415 (p)5,453 (p)5,506                    

Government

2020

22,650 23,094 23,127 22,219 21,619 21,234 20,310 21,024 21,845 21,987 21,993 21,800 21,909

2021

21,453 (p)21,765 (p)21,968                    

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

2020

(1)163,497 164,235 162,537 155,830 157,975 160,883 161,374 160,966 160,073 161,053 160,468 160,017 160,742

2021

(1)159,234 160,008 160,397                    

Employment

2020

(1)156,994 158,017 155,167 133,326 137,461 142,811 144,492 147,224 147,796 150,433 150,203 149,613 147,795

2021

(1)148,383 149,522 150,493                    

Unemployment

2020

6,504 6,218 7,370 22,504 20,514 18,072 16,882 13,742 12,277 10,620 10,264 10,404 12,947

2021

10,851 10,486 9,905                    

Unemployment Rate

2020

4.0 3.8 4.5 14.4 13.0 11.2 10.5 8.5 7.7 6.6 6.4 6.5 8.1

2021

6.8 6.6 6.2                    

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