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 2018) Previous (Jul 2018) % Chg Prev % Chg 1Y
3.90% 3.90% 0.00% -11.36%

Major Employment Situation Indicators

Indicator Period Value % Chg Prev
US Aggregate Weekly Hours Index Aug 2018 117.80 0.17%
US Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2018 27.16 USD 0.37%
US Average Weekly Earnings Aug 2018 937.02 USD 0.37%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Aug 2018 0.37% Chg Mnth
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Aug 2018 -3.00K Chg Mnth
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Aug 2018 201.00K 36.73%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2018 29.95 0.20%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Aug 2018 39.30 -0.51%
US Construction Payrolls Aug 2018 7.259M 0.32%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2018 28.49 0.32%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Aug 2018 41.30 -0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Aug 2018 7.95M -0.05%
US Government Payrolls Aug 2018 22.34M -0.01%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Aug 2018 2.796M 0.00%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Aug 2018 62.70% -0.32%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2018 27.08 0.22%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Aug 2018 41.00 0.00%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Aug 2018 12.72M -0.02%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now (NSA) Aug 2018 434.00K -15.23%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons (NSA) Aug 2018 2.909M -13.96%
US Retail Trade Employees (NSA) Aug 2018 15.90M -0.30%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Aug 2018 149.28M 0.13%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Aug 2018 74.14M 0.12%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Aug 2018 34.50 0.00%
US Total Private Payrolls Aug 2018 126.94M 0.16%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Aug 2018 104.57M 0.14%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Aug 2018 61.27M 0.14%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Aug 2018 4.20% -4.55%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Aug 2018 4.80% -4.00%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate (NSA) Aug 2018 7.40% -6.33%
US Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.90% 0.00%
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