United States Non Farm Payrolls Rise 192K in March

Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 192 Thousand in March of 2014 from 197 Thousand in February of 2014. Non Farm Payrolls in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Non Farm Payrolls in the United States averaged 119.34 Thousand from 1939 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 1114 Thousand in September of 1983 and a record low of -1966 Thousand in September of 1945. Nonfarm payrolls is an employment report released monthly, usually on the first Friday of every month, and heavily affects the US dollar, the bond market and the stock market. Current Employment Statistics (CES) program from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, surveys about 141,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 486,000 individual work sites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls. This page provides - United States Non Farm Payrolls - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
192.00 197.00 1114.00 -1966.00 158.00 | 2014/06 1939 - 2014 Thousand Monthly

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United States Non Farm Payrolls Rise 192K in March


CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-10 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
DEC 2013 74K 241K (R) 196K 200K
2014-02-07 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
JAN 2014 113K 75K (R) 174K 170K
2014-03-07 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
FEB 2014 175K 129K (R) 160K 137K
2014-04-04 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
Mar 2014 192K 197K (R) 200K 185K
2014-05-02 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
APR 2014 192K 181K
2014-06-06 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
MAY 2014 196K
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Initial Jobless Claims 304.00 2014-04-12 332.00 695.00 162.00 421.74 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 10.34 2014-02-15 10.31 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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US Non-Farm Payrolls Rise 192K in March

In March, total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000, down from 197,00 in the previous month. Job growth averaged 183,000 per month over the prior 12 months. In March, employment grew in professional and business services, in health care, and in mining and logging.

Professional and business services added 57,000 jobs in March, in line with its average monthly gain of 56,000 over the prior 12 months. Within the industry, employment increased in March in temporary help services (+29,000), in computer systems design and related services (+6,000), and in architectural and engineering services (+5,000).

In March, health care added 19,000 jobs. Employment in ambulatory health care services rose by 20,000, with a gain of 9,000 jobs in home health care services. Nursing care facilities lost 5,000 jobs over the month. Job growth in health care averaged 17,000 per month over the prior 12 months.

Employment in mining and logging rose in March (+7,000), with the bulk of the increase occurring in support activities for mining (+5,000). Over the prior 12 months, the mining and logging industry added an average of 3,000 jobs per month.

The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for January was revised from +129,000 to +144,000, and the change for February was revised from +175,000 to +197,000. With these revisions, employment gains in January and February were 37,000 higher than previously reported.

BLS | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
4/4/2014 1:34:57 PM

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Non Farm Payrolls | Notes
Nonfarm Payrolls Report shows the total number of paid workers of any business in the United States, excluding farm workers, private household employees, non-profit organization employees, or government employees. The total nonfarm payroll accounts for approximately 80 percent of the workers who produce the entire gross domestic product of the United States.


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