The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 150031 Thousand in January of 2021 from 149830 Thousand in December of 2020. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104944.92 Thousand from 1948 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 158735 Thousand in December of 2019 and a record low of 57172 Thousand in June of 1949. This page provides - United States Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 152000.00 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 158000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employed Persons is projected to trend around 159000.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Employed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
150031.00 149830.00 158735.00 57172.00 1948 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.30 6.70 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 49.00 -227.00 4846.00 -20679.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 6.00 -204.00 4807.00 -19731.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 43.00 -23.00 517.00 -948.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -10.00 31.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 861.00 848.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 4494.00 4558.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 174.00 -78.00 4485.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 150031.00 149830.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 10130.00 10736.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 1.00 4.60 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 35.00 34.70 35.00 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.40 61.50 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.51 2.46 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.20 12.50 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 117.56 115.63 117.74 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 111.09 112.48 112.48 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6178.00 6301.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6646.00 6572.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 79552.00 77030.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.18 25.15 25.18 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.23 23.29 23.29 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 2.31 2.08 13.78 -6.64 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.50 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.48 328.33 329.48 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 57.50 57.40 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 124990.00 124689.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 516.30 341.87 1352.18 31.95 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 24627.00 24917.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 833.25 836.75 5790.25 179.00 Thousand [+]


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.