United States Non Farm Payrolls 1939-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 209 Thousand in July of 2014, down from 298 Thousand in June of 2014. Non Farm Payrolls in the United States averaged 119.69 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. Non Farm Payrolls in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

   
 
 
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United States Non Farm Payrolls


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
209.00 298.00 1114.00 -1966.00 1939 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
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. Content for - United States Non Farm Payrolls - was last refreshed on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.


US Payrolls Rise Less Than Expected in July


United States added 209,000 jobs in July, the same as its average monthly gain over the prior 12 months. Employment grew in professional and business services, manufacturing, retail trade, and construction.

Professional and business services added 47,000 jobs in July and has added 648,000 jobs over the past 12 months. In July, employment continued to trend up across much of the industry, including a gain of 9,000 jobs in architectural and engineering services. Employment in temporary help services changed little over the month.

Manufacturing added 28,000 jobs in July. Job gains occurred in motor vehicles and parts (+15,000) and in furniture and related products (+3,000). Over the prior 12 months, manufacturing had added an average of 12,000 jobs per month, primarily in durable goods industries. 

Retail trade employment rose by 27,000. Employment continued to trend up in automobile dealers, food and beverage stores, and general merchandise stores. Over the past year, retail trade has added 298,000 jobs.

Employment in construction increased by 22,000 in July. Within the industry, employment continued to trend up in residential building and in residential specialty trade contractors. Over the year, construction has added 211,000 jobs.

The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for May was revised from +224,000 to +229,000, and the change for June was revised from +288,000 to +298,000. With these revisions, employment gains in May and June were 15,000 higher than previously reported.

BLS | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
8/1/2014 1:35:59 PM


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US Non-Farm Payrolls Beat Expectations in June
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US Payrolls Rise in Line With Expectations in May
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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-05-02 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
Apr 2014 288K 203K (R) 210K 181K
2014-06-06 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
MAY 2014 217K 282K (R) 218K 247K
2014-07-03 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
JUN 2014 288K 224K (R) 212K 202K
2014-08-01 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
JUL 2014 209K 298K (R) 235K 262K
2014-09-05 01:30 PM United States
Non Farm Payrolls
AUG 2014 209K 225K 227K


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.20 6.10 10.80 2.50 Percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 209.00 298.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 11.00 28.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls - Private 198.00 270.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 28.00 23.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 298.00 303.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2527.00 2519.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 218.00 281.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 146352.00 146221.00 146595.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9671.00 9474.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4712.00 4630.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.02 1.98 2.80 1.98 Percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.60 13.30 19.60 7.80 Percent [+]
Productivity 106.01 105.36 106.57 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.04 0.25 0.60 -0.15 Percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.80 67.30 58.10 Percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 46887.00 31434.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.29 10.29 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.60 19.50 19.60 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 105.33 105.17 105.33 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 317.30 315.09 317.30 180.67 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.83 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]


Non Farm Payrolls Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
United States 209.00 Jul/14 298.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]





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