The number of employed persons in The United States decreased to 156645 Thousand in April of 2019 from 156748 Thousand in March of 2019. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 105117.13 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 3.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 263.00 189.00 1118.00 -1959.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 236.00 179.00 1092.00 -811.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 27.00 10.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 4.00 0.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 212.00 228.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1660.00 1688.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 275.00 151.00 360.00 -706.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156645.00 156748.00 156949.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 5824.00 6211.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 63.00 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.78 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.80 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.69 109.94 109.94 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 106.99 106.06 106.99 26.02 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7343.00 6708.00 7484.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7488.00 7142.00 7626.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 40023.00 60587.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 23.31 23.24 23.31 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.19 4.22 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.04 21.96 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 129778.00 129969.00 130159.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26915.00 26938.00 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156645.00 156748.00 156949.00 57635.00 1950 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 11793.00 Dec/18
Australia 12822.91 Apr/19
Brazil 91.86 Mar/19
Canada 19029.10 Apr/19
China 77586.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 158.90 Dec/18
France 28208.80 Dec/18
Germany 45074.00 Mar/19
India 29579.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23290.75 Mar/19
Japan 67320.00 Mar/19
Mexico 54194608.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 8924.00 Apr/19
Russia 71.50 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3715.80 Dec/18
South Africa 10151000.00 Dec/18
South Korea 27088.00 Mar/19
Spain 19471.10 Mar/19
Switzerland 5065.00 Dec/18
Turkey 27355.00 Feb/19
United Kingdom 32697.00 Feb/19
United States 156645.00 Apr/19


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