Nonfarm payrolls in the US increased by 225 thousand in January of 2020, following an upwardly revised 147 thousand rise in the previous month and beating market expectations of 160 thousand. Notable job gains occurred in construction, in health care, and in transportation and warehousing. The change in total nonfarm payroll employment for November was revised up by 5,000 from +256,000 to +261,000, and the change for December was revised up by 2,000 from +145,000 to +147,000. With these revisions, employment gains in November and December combined were 7,000 higher than previously reported. Annual revisions showed payroll employment rose by 2.096 million in 2019, the least since 2011, barely in line with the previous release. 2018 data was revised lower to 2.314 million from 2.68 million.
Non Farm Payrolls in the United States averaged 125.78 Thousand from 1939 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1118 Thousand in September of 1983 and a record low of -1959 Thousand in September of 1945. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Non Farm Payrolls - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Non Farm Payrolls in the United States is expected to be 180.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Non Farm Payrolls in the United States to stand at 170.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Non Farm Payrolls is projected to trend around 170.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.