The ISM Manufacturing Employment subindex in the United States decreased to 50.60 points in January from 50.80 points in December of 2022. Figures beat market forecasts of 49, as companies are indicating that they are not going to substantially reduce head counts as they are positive about the second half of the year. source: Institute for Supply Management

ISM Manufacturing Employment in the United States averaged 50.20 points from 1950 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 73.70 points in February of 1951 and a record low of 27.80 points in May of 1982. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States ISM Manufacturing Employment. United States ISM Manufacturing Employment - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2023.

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United States ISM Manufacturing Employment

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-01-04 03:00 PM Dec 51.4 48.4 48.3 48
2023-02-01 03:00 PM Jan 50.6 50.8 49 51
2023-03-01 03:00 PM Feb 50.6

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Business Confidence 47.40 48.40 points Jan 2023
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.20 49.20 points Jan 2023
Ism New York Index 37.20 35.50 percent Mar 2021
Chicago PMI 44.30 44.90 points Jan 2023
ISM Non Manufacturing Prices 67.80 68.10 points Jan 2023
ISM Non Manufacturing New Orders 60.40 45.20 points Jan 2023
ISM Non Manufacturing Employment 50.00 49.40 points Jan 2023
ISM Non Manufacturing Business Activity 60.40 53.50 points Jan 2023
ISM Manufacturing Prices 44.50 39.40 points Jan 2023
ISM Manufacturing New Orders 42.50 45.10 points Jan 2023
ISM Manufacturing Employment 50.60 50.80 points Jan 2023

United States ISM Manufacturing Employment
The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business is based on data compiled from purchasing and supply executives nationwide. Survey responses reflect the change, if any, in the current month compared to the previous month. For each of the indicators measured (New Orders, Backlog of Orders, New Export Orders, Imports, Production, Supplier Deliveries, Inventories, Customers' Inventories, Employment and Prices), the report shows the percentage reporting each response, the net difference between the number of responses in the positive economic direction and the negative economic direction, and the diffusion index. A PMI reading above 50 percent indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding; below 50 percent indicates that it is generally declining.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
50.60 50.80 73.70 27.80 1950 - 2023 points Monthly