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 (Jan 2020) Previous (Dec 2019) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
3.60% 3.50% 2.86% -10.00%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Average Hourly Earnings MoM Jan 2020 0.25% 133.0%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Jan 2020 3.12% 3.46%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Jan 2020 63.40% 0.32%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Jan 2020 225.00K 53.06%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Jan 2020 152.19M 0.15%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Jan 2020 34.30 0.00%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 6.90% 2.99%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached (NSA) Jan 2020 4.80% 17.07%
US Unemployment Rate Jan 2020 3.60% 2.86%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Jan 2020 3.50% 2.94%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Jan 2020 3.50% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Jan 2020 3.00% 20.00%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Jan 2020 6.00% 1.69%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Jan 2020 4.30% 2.38%
US Unemployment Rate: White Jan 2020 3.10% -3.12%
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