United States Employed Persons 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 148201 Thousand in January of 2015 from 147442 Thousand in December of 2014. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 102003.84 Thousand from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 148201 Thousand in January of 2015 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950. Employed Persons in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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United States Employed Persons


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
148201.00 147442.00 148201.00 57635.00 1950 - 2015 Thousand Monthly
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In the United States, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides - United States Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Employed Persons - was last refreshed on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 257.00 329.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -10.00 9.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 267.00 320.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 22.00 26.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 313.00 279.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2401.00 2367.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 213.30 253.30 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148201.00 147442.00 148201.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8979.00 8688.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4427.00 4402.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.78 1.78 2.80 1.78 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 12.40 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.59 107.07 107.07 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.50 -0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 53041.00 32640.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.55 10.42 10.55 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.65 19.71 19.71 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 104.22 103.52 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 318.86 316.50 318.86 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Job Offers 5028.00 4847.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]
Wage Growth 4.77 4.51 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Employed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 11668.69 Jan/15 11680.86 11680.86 5997.11 Thousand [+]
Brazil 23.00 Jan/15 23.22 23.46 14.36 Million [+]
Canada 17886.90 Jan/15 17851.50 17886.90 9636.70 Thousand [+]
China 77253.00 Dec/14 76977.00 77253.00 20729.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Euro Area 148.18 Aug/14 147.87 150.37 117.36 Million [+]
France 27111.00 Aug/14 27108.00 27184.00 19713.00 Thousand [+]
Germany 42799.00 Jan/15 42758.00 42799.00 37537.00 Thousand [+]
India 29650.00 Dec/12 28999.00 29650.00 17491.00 Thousand [+]
Indonesia 118169900.00 Dec/14 114021189.00 118169900.00 51192000.00 [+]
Italy 22319.64 Jan/15 22308.85 23526.88 22308.85 Thousand [+]
Japan 63740.00 Jan/15 63880.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 49823798.00 Nov/14 49455344.00 50243493.00 37970852.00 [+]
Netherlands 8279.00 Jan/15 8258.00 8279.00 6851.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 71.80 Jan/15 71.40 74.10 60.40 Million [+]
South Korea 25860.00 Jan/15 25784.00 25860.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 17569.10 Nov/14 17504.00 20510.60 10949.20 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 4979.00 Nov/14 4922.00 4979.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Turkey 25874.00 Nov/14 26138.00 26586.00 18493.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 29769.00 Nov/14 29668.00 29769.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
United States 148201.00 Jan/15 147442.00 148201.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]