Employment Situation Report

The Employment Situation Report is released monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It contains extensive amounts of data pertaining to the unemployment rate, non-farm employment, the average workweek, and average hourly earnings for the United States.

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US Unemployment Rate

Current (Oct 2017) Previous (Sep 2017) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
4.10% 4.20% -2.38% -14.58%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Aggregate Weekly Hours Index Oct 2017 115.30 0.52%
US Average Hourly Earnings Oct 2017 26.53 USD -0.04%
US Average Weekly Earnings Oct 2017 912.63 USD -0.04%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Oct 2017 -0.04% Chg Mnth -108.4%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Oct 2017 24.00K Chg Mnth 300.0%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Oct 2017 261.00K 1.35K%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Oct 2017 29.06 -0.38%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Oct 2017 39.00 0.52%
US Construction Payrolls Oct 2017 6.93M 0.16%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Oct 2017 28.04 0.18%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Oct 2017 41.40 0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Oct 2017 7.798M 0.24%
US Government Payrolls Oct 2017 22.36M 0.04%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Oct 2017 2.814M 0.18%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Oct 2017 62.70% -0.63%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Oct 2017 26.77 0.19%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Oct 2017 41.00 0.49%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Oct 2017 12.48M 0.19%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now (NSA) Oct 2017 524.00K 24.47%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons (NSA) Oct 2017 3.73M -3.49%
US Retail Trade Employees (NSA) Oct 2017 15.83M 0.87%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Oct 2017 147.01M 0.18%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Oct 2017 72.77M 0.18%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Oct 2017 34.40 0.00
US Total Private Payrolls Oct 2017 124.65M 0.20%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Oct 2017 102.73M 0.23%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Oct 2017 59.92M 0.20%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Oct 2017 4.20% -2.33%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Oct 2017 4.80% -4.00%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Oct 2017 7.60% -5.00%
US Unemployment Rate Oct 2017 4.10% -2.38%
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