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 (Dec 2018) Previous (Nov 2018) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
3.90% 3.70% 5.41% -4.88%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Aggregate Weekly Hours Index Dec 2018 118.30 0.34%
US Average Hourly Earnings Dec 2018 27.48 USD 0.40%
US Average Weekly Earnings Dec 2018 948.06 USD 0.69%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Dec 2018 0.69% Chg Mnth
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Dec 2018 32.00K Chg Mnth 18.52%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Dec 2018 312.00K 77.27%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Dec 2018 30.44 0.50%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Dec 2018 39.50 2.07%
US Construction Payrolls Dec 2018 7.352M 0.52%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Dec 2018 28.76 0.17%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Dec 2018 41.20 0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Dec 2018 8.037M 0.24%
US Government Payrolls Dec 2018 22.40M 0.05%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Dec 2018 2.804M -0.11%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Dec 2018 63.10% 0.32%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Dec 2018 27.30 0.26%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Dec 2018 40.90 0.25%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Dec 2018 12.84M 0.25%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons (NSA) Dec 2018 3.512M -1.27%
US People Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now (NSA) Dec 2018 375.00K -17.22%
US Retail Trade Employees (NSA) Dec 2018 16.45M 0.47%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Dec 2018 150.26M 0.21%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Dec 2018 74.73M 0.22%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Dec 2018 34.50 0.29%
US Total Private Payrolls Dec 2018 127.86M 0.24%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Dec 2018 105.32M 0.26%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Dec 2018 61.79M 0.25%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.10% 2.50%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.80% 2.13%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 7.60% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.90% 5.41%
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