Government Payrolls in the United States decreased by 268 thousand in October of 2020, marking the second straight decline and the highest since May. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Government Payrolls in the United States averaged 17.88 Thousand from 1939 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 465 Thousand in August of 2020 and a record low of -952 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 November of 2020.

Government Payrolls in the United States is expected to be -30.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Government Payrolls in the United States to stand at 50.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Government Payrolls is projected to trend around 2.00 Thousand in 2021 and 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
-268.00 -220.00 465.00 -952.00 1939 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-07 12:30 PM Jul 301K 54K 70K
2020-09-04 12:30 PM Aug 344K 253K 150K
2020-10-02 12:30 PM Sep -216K 467K 15K
2020-11-06 01:30 PM Oct -268K -220K -120K
2020-12-04 01:30 PM Nov -268K
2021-01-08 01:30 PM Dec
2021-02-05 01:30 PM Jan
2021-03-05 01:30 PM Feb

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.90 7.90 14.70 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 638.00 672.00 4781.00 -20787.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 906.00 892.00 4729.00 -19835.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -268.00 -220.00 465.00 -952.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 38.00 60.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 778.00 748.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 6071.00 6370.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 365.00 753.00 4485.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 149806.00 147563.00 158803.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 11061.00 12580.00 23078.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.00 4.70 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.80 34.80 34.80 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.70 61.40 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.21 1.50 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 13.50 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 114.04 116.73 116.73 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 112.41 111.08 112.41 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6608.00 6645.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6436.00 6352.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 80666.00 118804.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 24.82 24.77 25.12 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.95 23.03 23.03 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 0.53 -0.20 13.78 -7.00 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.50 0.50 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.13 327.17 329.13 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 57.40 56.60 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 123593.00 122423.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 311.68 319.69 1352.18 31.95 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26163.00 25161.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 748.50 743.50 5790.25 179.00 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.