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 (Aug 2019) Previous (Jul 2019) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
3.70% 3.70% 0.00% -2.63%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Aggregate Weekly Hours Index Aug 2019 118.80 0.34%
US Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2019 28.11 USD 0.39%
US Average Hourly Earnings MoM Aug 2019 0.39% 21.83%
US Average Weekly Earnings Aug 2019 966.98 USD 0.69%
US Average Weekly Earnings MoM Aug 2019 0.69% 2.10K%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2019 30.84 0.39%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Aug 2019 39.40 0.77%
US Construction Payrolls Aug 2019 7.514M 0.19%
US Employed Persons Aug 2019 157.88M 0.38%
US Government Payrolls Aug 2019 22.59M 0.15%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Aug 2019 2.847M 0.99%
US Labor Force Aug 2019 163.92M 0.35%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Aug 2019 63.20% 0.32%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2019 27.83 0.25%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Aug 2019 40.60 0.50%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Aug 2019 12.85M 0.02%
US Manufacturing Payrolls MoM Aug 2019 3.00K -25.00%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Aug 2019 130.00K -18.24%
US Part-Time Employed Persons: for Economic Reasons (NSA) Aug 2019 2.992M 3.21%
US People Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now (NSA) Aug 2019 467.00K 26.90%
US Retail Trade Employees (NSA) Aug 2019 15.74M -0.30%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Aug 2019 151.54M 0.09%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Aug 2019 75.59M 0.08%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Aug 2019 34.40 0.29%
US Total Private Payrolls Aug 2019 128.95M 0.07%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Aug 2019 106.14M 0.06%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Aug 2019 4.00% 2.56%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Aug 2019 4.60% 0.00%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Aug 2019 7.20% 2.86%
US Unemployed Persons Aug 2019 6.044M -0.31%
US Unemployment Rate Aug 2019 3.70% 0.00%
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