Government payrolls in the United States dropped by 980 thousand in April of 2020, the most on record and following a revised 28 thousand loss in March.

Government Payrolls in the United States averaged 18.20 Thousand from 1939 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 427 Thousand in May of 2010 and a record low of -980 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 May of 2020.

Government Payrolls in the United States is expected to be -40.00 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 9.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Government Payrolls is projected to trend around 9.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States Government Payrolls

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-980.00 -28.00 427.00 -980.00 1939 - 2020 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-02-07 01:30 PM Jan 19K 5K 8K
2020-03-06 01:30 PM Feb 45K 51K 10K
2020-04-03 12:30 PM Mar 12K 33K
2020-05-08 12:30 PM Apr -980K -28K 140K
2020-06-05 12:30 PM May -980K
2020-07-02 12:30 PM Jun -40K
2020-08-07 12:30 PM Jul
2020-09-04 12:30 PM Aug

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 14.70 4.40 14.70 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls -20500.00 -870.00 1118.00 -20500.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private -19520.00 -842.00 1092.00 -19520.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -980.00 -28.00 427.00 -980.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -1330.00 -34.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 2123.00 2446.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 21052.00 24912.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change -20236.00 -149.00 314.00 -20236.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 133403.00 155772.00 158803.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 23078.00 7140.00 23078.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 4.70 0.50 4.70 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.20 34.10 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.20 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.60 0.71 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 27.40 10.30 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 112.96 111.65 112.96 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 107.60 108.28 108.28 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6060.00 6597.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6191.00 7004.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 671129.00 222288.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.12 24.08 25.12 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.80 22.56 22.80 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth -0.78 3.26 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.70 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 51.30 60.00 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 114322.00 129298.00 131755.00 64640.00 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 [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 2608.00 3044.00 5790.25 179.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 19106.00 26553.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]


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.