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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

140,980 142,133 143,315 144,397 145,355 146,578 146,536 147,012 147,650 149,245 (p)150,098 (p)150,170 (p)146,122

Mining and Logging

2020

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

2021

593 589 610 612 619 634 642 646 646 652 (p)652 (p)655 (p)629

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 7,008 7,203 7,365 7,476 7,598 7,640 7,644 7,626 7,666 (p)7,604 (p)7,465 (p)7,447

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 12,206 12,267 12,226 12,275 12,397 12,460 12,492 12,465 12,518 (p)12,564 (p)12,610 (p)12,385

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 26,803 26,897 26,845 27,029 27,318 27,338 27,329 27,409 27,765 (p)28,377 (p)28,651 (p)27,393

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 2,672 2,675 2,695 2,706 2,730 2,761 2,784 2,771 2,790 (p)2,802 (p)2,812 (p)2,737

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 8,732 8,750 8,770 8,784 8,842 8,897 8,901 8,860 8,907 (p)8,920 (p)8,942 (p)8,837

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 20,449 20,549 20,710 20,759 20,918 21,067 21,182 21,207 21,598 (p)21,714 (p)21,650 (p)21,008

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 23,388 23,518 23,597 23,525 23,347 23,319 23,356 23,584 23,922 (p)24,017 (p)23,954 (p)23,553

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 13,065 13,448 14,020 14,625 15,397 15,864 15,826 15,397 15,448 (p)15,362 (p)15,429 (p)14,705

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 5,457 5,504 5,567 5,608 5,729 5,786 5,783 5,726 5,773 (p)5,784 (p)5,795 (p)5,661

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 21,764 21,894 21,990 21,949 21,668 20,762 21,069 21,959 22,206 (p)22,302 (p)22,207 (p)21,769

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)159,234 160,008 160,397 160,379 160,607 162,167 162,817 161,788 161,392 161,863 162,099 161,696 161,204

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)148,383 149,522 150,493 151,160 151,778 152,283 153,596 153,232 154,026 154,966 155,797 155,732 152,581

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 9,220 8,829 9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 8,623

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 5.7 5.5 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.7 5.3

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