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 (Apr 2018) Previous (Mar 2018) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
3.90% 4.10% -4.88% -11.36%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Aggregate Weekly Hours Index Apr 2018 117.00 0.43%
US Average Hourly Earnings Apr 2018 26.84 USD 0.15%
US Average Weekly Earnings Apr 2018 925.98 USD 0.15%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Apr 2018 0.15% Chg Mnth -33.47%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Apr 2018 24.00K Chg Mnth 9.09%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Apr 2018 164.00K 21.48%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Apr 2018 29.63 0.65%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Apr 2018 39.50 0.51%
US Construction Payrolls Apr 2018 7.174M 0.24%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Apr 2018 28.24 0.32%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Apr 2018 41.50 0.48%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Apr 2018 7.903M 0.23%
US Government Payrolls Apr 2018 22.32M -0.02%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Apr 2018 2.794M 0.04%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Apr 2018 62.80% -0.16%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Apr 2018 26.91 0.15%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Apr 2018 41.10 0.49%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Apr 2018 12.66M 0.19%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now (NSA) Apr 2018 408.00K -9.33%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons (NSA) Apr 2018 3.736M -6.74%
US Retail Trade Employees (NSA) Apr 2018 15.76M 0.41%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Apr 2018 148.42M 0.11%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Apr 2018 73.63M 0.16%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Apr 2018 34.50 0.00%
US Total Private Payrolls Apr 2018 126.11M 0.13%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Apr 2018 103.87M 0.12%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Apr 2018 60.79M 0.19%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Apr 2018 3.90% -11.36%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Apr 2018 4.50% -10.00%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Apr 2018 7.40% -8.64%
US Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.90% -4.88%
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