Government Payrolls in the United States decreased by 8 thousand in August of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Government Payrolls in the United States averaged 18.24 Thousand from 1939 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 517 Thousand in August of 2020 and a record low of -948 Thousand in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Government Payrolls - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Government Payrolls - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Government Payrolls in the United States is expected to be 50.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Government Payrolls is projected to trend around 60.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Government Payrolls

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8.00 255.00 517.00 -948.00 1939 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-04 12:30 PM May 67K 59K 25K
2021-07-02 12:30 PM Jun 188K 67K 80K
2021-08-06 12:30 PM Jul 240K 169K 130K
2021-09-03 12:30 PM Aug -8K 255K 60K
2021-10-08 12:30 PM Sep -8K
2021-11-05 12:30 PM Oct
2021-12-03 01:30 PM Nov

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.40 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 235.00 1053.00 4846.00 -20679.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 243.00 798.00 4807.00 -19731.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -8.00 255.00 517.00 -948.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 37.00 52.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 332.00 312.00 6149.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2665.00 2852.00 23128.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 374.00 326.00 4350.00 -19392.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 153154.00 152645.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8384.00 8702.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.60 0.40 4.60 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.70 34.70 35.00 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.70 61.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.97 2.12 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.90 9.20 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 118.60 118.23 119.07 17.01 points [+]
Productivity 112.70 112.10 112.70 25.97 points [+]
Job Vacancies 11664.00 10342.00 11664.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 10934.00 10185.00 10934.00 2232.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 15723.00 18942.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.99 25.85 25.99 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.95 23.81 23.95 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 10.10 10.24 14.48 -5.88 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.90 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 58.50 58.40 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 28.46 94.64 1352.29 28.46 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 25783.00 25360.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 335.75 340.00 5301.25 179.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 127436.00 127466.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]


United States Government Payrolls
Government Payrolls reports the absolute change in the number of employees working in the Government sector in the United States. It includes Federal, State and Local governments.