The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 156945 Thousand in December of 2018 from 156803 Thousand in November of 2018. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104867.65 Thousand from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 156945 Thousand in December of 2018 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 156189.00 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 155190.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employed Persons is projected to trend around 154000.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 312.00 176.00 1115.00 -1967.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 301.00 173.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 11.00 3.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 32.00 27.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 213.00 216.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1737.00 1719.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 271.00 157.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156945.00 156803.00 156945.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6294.00 6018.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.10 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.77 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.70 8.10 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.05 108.81 109.60 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.69 105.10 105.69 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6540.00 7320.00 7320.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6888.00 7131.00 7293.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 43884.00 53073.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.05 22.96 23.05 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.20 4.49 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.91 21.80 21.91 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.60 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 129913.00 129755.00 129913.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26994.00 27039.00 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156945.00 156803.00 156945.00 57635.00 1950 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 11822.00 Sep/18
Australia 12694.26 Nov/18
Brazil 93.19 Nov/18
Canada 18808.40 Dec/18
China 77640.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 158.29 Sep/18
France 28184.20 Sep/18
Germany 44845.00 Nov/18
India 29650.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23238.29 Nov/18
Japan 67130.00 Nov/18
Mexico 54027997.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 8869.00 Dec/18
Russia 72.60 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3669.50 Dec/17
South Africa 9733000.00 Sep/18
South Korea 26889.00 Dec/18
Spain 19528.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 5080.00 Sep/18
Turkey 28870.00 Oct/18
United Kingdom 32535.00 Oct/18
United States 156945.00 Dec/18


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