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

The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 147442 Thousand in December of 2014 from 147331 Thousand in November of 2014. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 101944.62 Thousand from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 147442 Thousand in December of 2014 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
147442.00 147331.00 147442.00 57635.00 1950 - 2014 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 Sunday, February 1, 2015.

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 252.00 353.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 12.00 8.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 240.00 345.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 17.00 29.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 265.00 298.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2385.00 2475.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 241.00 227.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147442.00 147331.00 147442.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8688.00 9071.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4559.00 5077.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.87 2.80 1.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.40 12.70 19.60 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.72 106.11 106.72 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings -0.20 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 32640.00 35940.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.40 10.39 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.80 19.69 19.80 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 103.87 104.12 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 317.30 315.09 317.30 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 4972.00 4830.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]


Employed Persons Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 11679.37 Dec/14 11641.93 11679.37 5997.11 Thousand [+]
Brazil 23.22 Dec/14 23.38 23.46 14.36 Million [+]
Canada 17851.50 Dec/14 17862.80 17879.10 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 27110.00 Aug/14 27108.00 27184.00 19713.00 Thousand [+]
Germany 42751.00 Dec/14 42729.00 42751.00 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 22421.56 Dec/14 22328.86 23526.88 22320.26 Thousand [+]
Japan 63880.00 Dec/14 63450.00 65840.00 38370.00 Thousand [+]
Mexico 49702475.00 Aug/14 49545156.00 50243493.00 37970852.00 [+]
Netherlands 7239.00 Dec/14 7252.00 7551.00 6851.00 Thousand [+]
Russia 71.40 Dec/14 71.60 74.10 60.40 Million [+]
South Korea 25756.00 Dec/14 25756.00 25756.00 20275.00 Thousand [+]
Spain 17569.10 Nov/14 17504.00 20510.60 10949.20 Thousand [+]
Switzerland 4913.00 Aug/14 4903.00 4913.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Turkey 26138.00 Oct/14 26169.00 26586.00 18493.00 Thousand [+]
United Kingdom 29668.00 Oct/14 29655.00 29674.00 23187.00 Thousand [+]
United States 147442.00 Dec/14 147331.00 147442.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]