United States Non Farm Payrolls

Non Farm Payrolls in the United States increased by 288 Thousand in June of 2014 from 224 Thousand in May 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
288.00 224.00 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.


US Non-Farm Payrolls Beat Expectations in June


United States added 288,000 jobs in June, up from 224,000 in the previous month. Over the past 3 months, job growth has averaged 272,000 per month. Employment growth was widespread, led by gains in professional and business services, retail trade, food services and drinking places, and health care.

Professional and business services employment rose by 67,000 in June and had averaged 53,000 per month over the prior 12 months. In June, employment within the industry increased in management and technical consulting services (+8,000), architectural and engineering services (+7,000), and computer systems design and related services (+7,000). Employment continued to trend up in temporary help services.

Retail trade employment increased by 40,000 in June. Over the prior 12 months, employment in this industry had grown by an average of 26,000 per month. Employment in food services and drinking places rose by 33,000 in June and has increased by 314,000 over the past year.

Health care employment increased by 21,000 in June, about in line with the prior 12-month average gain of 18,000 per month. Within health care, employment continued to trend up in ambulatory health care services (+13,000) and in nursing and residential care facilities (+6,000).

The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for April was revised from +282,000 to +304,000, and the change for May was revised from +217,000 to +224,000. With these revisions, employment gains in April and May were 29,000 higher than previously reported.

BLS | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
7/3/2014 1:41:19 PM


Recent Releases

US Payrolls Rise in Line With Expectations in May
United States added 217,000 jobs in May following a 282,000 increase in April. The biggest gains were reported in professional and business services, health care and social assistance and food services and drinking places. Published on 2014-06-06

US Payrolls Rise More Than Expected in April
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 288K in April. Employment growth was widespread, led by gains in professional and business services, retail trade, food services and drinking places, and construction. Published on 2014-05-02


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
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 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 288K 235K 262K


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.10 6.30 10.80 2.50 Percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 288.00 224.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 26.00 17626.97 17626.97 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls - Private 262.00 224.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 16.00 11.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 284.00 316.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2500.00 2586.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 281.00 179.50 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 146221.00 145814.00 146595.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9474.00 7560.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4694.00 4938.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.17 2.22 2.80 2.17 Percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.30 13.20 19.60 7.80 Percent [+]
Productivity 106.12 107.06 107.06 31.67 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.25 0.21 0.60 -0.15 Percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.40 62.90 68.10 57.40 Percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 31434.00 52961.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.29 10.29 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.52 19.52 19.55 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 104.08 102.55 104.08 18.26 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 [+]





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