United States Employed Persons

The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 145742 Thousand in March of 2014 from 145266 Thousand in February of 2014. Employed Persons in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 101481.17 Thousand from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 146595 Thousand in November of 2007 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950. 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. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
145742.00 145266.00 146595.00 57635.00 146162.54 | 2014/06 1950 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
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United States Employed Persons
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Initial Jobless Claims 304.00 2014-04-12 332.00 695.00 162.00 303.25 2014-04-19 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 192.00 2014-03-31 197.00 1114.00 -1966.00 158.00 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 191.00 2014-03-15 178.00 335.80 -828.40 183.05 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -0.04 2014-03-15 0.37 0.51 -0.13 0.27 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 2014-03-15 34.30 34.70 33.80 34.32 2014-06-30 Hours [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 34399.00 2014-03-15 41835.00 248475.00 15100.00 16705.60 2014-06-30 Persons [+]
Employed Persons 145742.00 2014-03-15 145266.00 146595.00 57635.00 146162.54 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 0.00 2014-03-15 9.00 422.00 -260.00 -17.16 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4008.00 2014-02-15 3970.00 5771.00 2134.00 3909.94 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Labour Costs 102.64 2013-11-15 102.67 104.05 18.26 102.47 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 2014-03-15 62.70 66.50 62.70 62.70 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.30 2014-01-31 2.50 2.80 2.30 1.32 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -1.00 2014-03-15 19.00 572.00 -519.00 14.00 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls - Private 192.00 2014-03-15 188.00 1089.00 -821.00 161.29 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Productivity 106.92 2013-11-15 106.59 106.92 31.67 107.89 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Unemployed Persons 10486.00 2014-03-15 10459.00 15382.00 1596.00 10168.89 2014-06-30 Thousand [+]
Wages 10.31 2014-03-15 10.34 10.41 9.88 10.37 2014-06-30 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.51 2014-03-15 19.50 19.55 1.27 19.53 2014-04-30 USD [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.50 2014-03-15 14.40 19.60 7.80 13.23 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 2013-01-01 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 2013-01-01 66.00 66.00 65.83 66.00 2014-06-30 [+]
Population 317.30 2013-12-31 315.09 315.09 180.67 318.41 2014-06-30 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.70 2014-03-31 6.70 10.80 2.50 6.30 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2739.00 2014-04-05 2750.00 6635.00 988.00 2732.29 2014-04-12 Thousand [+]
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Employed Persons | Notes
The Employed Persons report accounts for people legally allowed to work who perform a job during a certain time for a company, government, institution or any other entity.


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