Government Payrolls in the United States increased by 43 thousand in January of 2021, the first rise since August of 2020. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Government Payrolls in the United States averaged 17.80 Thousand from 1939 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 517 Thousand in August of 2020 and a record low of -948 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 February of 2021.

Government Payrolls in the United States is expected to be 10.00 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 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Government Payrolls is projected to trend around 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
43.00 -23.00 517.00 -948.00 1939 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-06 01:30 PM Oct -268K -220K -120K
2020-12-04 01:30 PM Nov -99K -267K -90K
2021-01-08 01:30 PM Dec -45K -81K -3K
2021-02-05 01:30 PM Jan 43K -23K -5K
2021-03-05 01:30 PM Feb 43K 10K
2021-04-02 12:30 PM Mar
2021-05-07 12:30 PM Apr
2021-06-04 12:30 PM May

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.30 6.70 14.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 49.00 -227.00 4846.00 -20679.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 6.00 -204.00 4807.00 -19731.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 43.00 -23.00 517.00 -948.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -10.00 31.00 655.00 -1715.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 861.00 848.00 6867.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 4494.00 4558.00 24912.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 174.00 -78.00 4485.00 -19409.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 150031.00 149830.00 158735.00 57172.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 10130.00 10736.00 23109.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 1.00 4.60 -1.30 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 35.00 34.70 35.00 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.40 61.50 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.51 2.46 4.40 0.08 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.20 12.50 27.40 4.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 117.56 115.63 117.74 17.00 points [+]
Productivity 111.09 112.48 112.48 25.99 points [+]
Job Vacancies 6178.00 6301.00 7746.00 2157.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6646.00 6572.00 7520.00 2264.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 79552.00 77030.00 671129.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 25.18 25.15 25.18 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 23.23 23.29 23.29 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 2.31 2.08 13.78 -6.64 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.50 2.00 0.20 percent [+]
Population 329.48 328.33 329.48 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 57.50 57.40 64.70 51.30 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 124990.00 124689.00 131755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims 516.30 341.87 1352.18 31.95 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 24627.00 24917.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Jobless Claims 4-week Average 833.25 836.75 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.