The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 158269 Thousand in September of 2019 from 157878 Thousand in August of 2019. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 105429.69 Thousand from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 158269 Thousand in September of 2019 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 157000.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in the United States to stand at 156900.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employed Persons is projected to trend around 153000.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 136.00 168.00 1118.00 -1959.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 114.00 122.00 1092.00 -1766.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 22.00 34.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -2.00 2.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 214.00 210.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1679.00 1689.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 135.00 157.00 360.00 -706.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 158269.00 157878.00 158269.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 5769.00 6044.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.00 0.40 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.20 63.20 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.71 0.87 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.00 8.60 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 111.98 111.28 111.98 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 107.54 106.93 107.54 25.99 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7034.00 7471.00 7884.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7051.00 7174.00 7626.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 41557.00 53480.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.65 23.59 23.65 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.25 22.19 22.25 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 5.34 5.25 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.70 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 327.17 325.15 327.17 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Employment Rate 61.00 60.90 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 131094.00 130789.00 131094.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2380.00 2270.00 2380.00 2160.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1660.00 1560.00 1660.00 1450.00 USD/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 27095.00 26974.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Employed Persons

In the United States, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides - United States Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
158269.00 157878.00 158269.00 57635.00 1950 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 12073.00 Jun/19
Australia 12944.02 Sep/19
Brazil 93.63 Aug/19
Canada 19165.20 Sep/19
China 77586.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 160.01 Jun/19
France 28383.20 Jun/19
Germany 45096.00 Aug/19
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23399.78 Aug/19
Japan 67350.00 Aug/19
Mexico 54936719.00 Jun/19
Netherlands 8976.00 Sep/19
Russia 72.50 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 10085.90 Dec/18
Singapore 3715.80 Dec/18
South Africa 10172000.00 Jun/19
South Korea 27159.00 Sep/19
Spain 19804.90 Jun/19
Switzerland 5098.00 Jun/19
Turkey 28517.00 Jul/19
United Kingdom 32693.00 Jul/19
United States 158269.00 Sep/19


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