The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 156562 Thousand in October of 2018 from 155962 Thousand in September of 2018. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104741.22 Thousand from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 156562 Thousand in October of 2018 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 155964.00 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 156566.00 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 3.70 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 250.00 118.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 246.00 121.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 4.00 -3.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 32.00 18.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 224.00 221.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1668.00 1670.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 227.00 218.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156562.00 155962.00 156562.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6075.00 5964.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.30 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.84 0.85 2.80 0.74 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.66 109.33 109.66 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.67 105.10 105.67 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7070.00 7291.00 7313.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7009.00 7293.00 7293.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 75644.00 55285.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.89 22.82 22.89 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.60 4.79 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.68 21.62 21.68 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 60.40 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129212.00 128894.00 129212.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 27297.00 27055.00 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156562.00 155962.00 156562.00 57635.00 1950 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last
Argentina 11642.00 Jun/18
Australia 12671.54 Oct/18
Brazil 92.62 Sep/18
Canada 18705.00 Oct/18
China 77640.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 157.97 Jun/18
France 28070.20 Mar/18
Germany 44814.00 Sep/18
India 29650.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23307.66 Sep/18
Japan 66650.00 Sep/18
Mexico 54027997.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 8836.00 Oct/18
Russia 73.20 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3669.50 Dec/17
South Africa 9748000.00 Jun/18
South Korea 26837.00 Oct/18
Spain 19528.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 5046.00 Jun/18
Turkey 29318.00 Aug/18
United Kingdom 32409.00 Aug/18
United States 156562.00 Oct/18


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