Employment Situation Report

The Employment Situation Report presents statistics from two major surveys, the Current Population Survey and the Current Employment Statistics survey. The household survey provides information on the labor force, employment, and unemployment. It is a sample survey of about 60,000 eligible households conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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US Unemployment Rate

Current (Oct 2019) Previous (Sep 2019) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
3.60% 3.50% 2.86% -5.26%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Average Hourly Earnings MoM Oct 2019 0.21% 499.4%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Oct 2019 3.03% 1.03%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Oct 2019 63.30% 0.16%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Oct 2019 128.00K -28.89%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Oct 2019 151.94M 0.08%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Oct 2019 34.40 0.00%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Oct 2019 7.00% 1.45%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached (NSA) Oct 2019 4.10% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate Oct 2019 3.60% 2.86%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Oct 2019 3.40% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Oct 2019 3.60% 5.88%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Oct 2019 2.90% 16.00%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Oct 2019 5.40% -1.82%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Oct 2019 4.10% 5.13%
US Unemployment Rate: White Oct 2019 3.20% 0.00%
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