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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

147,879 148,684 149,359 150,430 151,109 151,739 150,699 151,141 151,556 152,570 153,177 152,929 150,939

2020

150,153 151,076 150,073 130,317 133,432 (p)138,509 (p)139,100            

Mining and Logging

2019

733 730 731 732 739 746 746 744 738 743 729 714 735

2020

701 700 696 643 631 (p)631 (p)632            

Construction

2019

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

2020

7,240 7,276 7,295 6,465 7,076 (p)7,365 (p)7,419            

Manufacturing

2019

12,737 12,762 12,774 12,775 12,810 12,922 12,919 12,929 12,880 12,820 12,871 12,876 12,840

2020

12,766 12,795 12,747 11,432 11,697 (p)12,163 (p)12,185            

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 28,582 27,715

2020

27,734 27,481 27,399 24,253 24,765 (p)25,851 (p)26,094            

Information

2019

2,799 2,830 2,838 2,832 2,842 2,874 2,883 2,887 2,860 2,875 2,900 2,895 2,860

2020

2,857 2,881 2,874 2,607 2,562 (p)2,585 (p)2,578            

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 8,819 8,746

2020

8,762 8,797 8,780 8,523 8,564 (p)8,648 (p)8,697            

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 21,600 21,313

2020

21,139 21,246 21,173 19,215 19,396 (p)19,844 (p)20,024            

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 24,633 24,177

2020

24,403 24,711 24,518 21,972 22,231 (p)22,556 (p)22,641            

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 16,450 16,576

2020

16,092 16,264 15,714 8,485 10,109 (p)12,440 (p)13,111            

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 5,902 5,893

2020

5,862 5,889 5,813 4,564 4,835 (p)5,229 (p)5,382            

Government

2019

22,378 22,793 22,886 22,948 22,856 22,461 21,304 21,671 22,639 23,023 23,154 23,011 22,594

2020

22,597 23,036 23,064 22,158 21,566 (p)21,197 (p)20,337            

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)163,497 164,235 162,537 155,830 157,975 160,883 161,374            

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)156,994 158,017 155,167 133,326 137,461 142,811 144,492            

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 6,218 7,370 22,504 20,514 18,072 16,882            

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 3.8 4.5 14.4 13.0 11.2 10.5            

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