The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 156758 Thousand in May of 2019 from 156645 Thousand in April of 2019. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 105179.12 Thousand from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 156949 Thousand in February of 2019 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 156950.00 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 157100.00 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 3.60 3.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 75.00 224.00 1118.00 -1959.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 90.00 205.00 1092.00 -1766.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -15.00 19.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 3.00 5.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 222.00 219.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1695.00 1693.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 27.00 271.00 360.00 -706.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156758.00 156645.00 156949.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 5888.00 5824.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.76 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.50 8.30 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.71 109.16 109.61 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 106.96 106.06 106.96 26.02 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7858.00 7343.00 7858.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7449.00 7474.00 7626.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 58577.00 40023.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.38 23.31 23.38 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.19 4.22 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.04 22.02 22.04 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.70 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Population 325.72 323.41 325.72 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 60.60 60.60 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129695.00 129778.00 130159.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26981.00 26915.00 28134.00 10086.00 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 [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156758.00 156645.00 156949.00 57635.00 1950 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 11793.00 Dec/18
Australia 12868.20 May/19
Brazil 92.37 Apr/19
Canada 19056.80 May/19
China 77586.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 159.53 Mar/19
France 28257.50 Mar/19
Germany 45108.00 Apr/19
India 29579.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23288.04 Apr/19
Japan 67020.00 Apr/19
Mexico 54152266.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 8924.00 Apr/19
Russia 71.40 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3715.80 Dec/18
South Africa 10151000.00 Dec/18
South Korea 27037.00 May/19
Spain 19471.10 Mar/19
Switzerland 5076.00 Mar/19
Turkey 27355.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom 32746.00 Mar/19
United States 156758.00 May/19


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