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Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2022 10759 10386 373 3.5
07 2022 10749 10394 355 3.3
06 2022 10782 10397 385 3.6
05 2022 10599 10280 319 3.0
04 2022 10600 10280 320 3.0
03 2022 10794 10415 379 3.5
02 2022 10727 10315 412 3.8
01 2022 10750 10245 505 4.7

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2021 10743 10160 583 5.4
Average 2020 10713 9739 974 9.1
Average 2019 11057 10710 347 3.1
Average 2018 11123 10729 394 3.5
Average 2017 10881 10454 427 3.9
Average 2016 10501 10042 459 4.4
Average 2015 10442 9887 555 5.3
Average 2014 10398 9807 591 5.7
Average 2013 10390 9690 700 6.7
Average 2012 10471 9728 743 7.1
Average 2011 10459 9688 771 7.4
Average 2010 10518 9594 924 8.8

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2022 Jul-2022 Aug-2021 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 3,722,400 3,732,600 3,575,600 -10,200 146,800
Total private 3,303,300 3,309,700 3,153,400 -6,400 149,900
Goods-producing 425,700 426,300 406,800 -600 18,900
Service-providing 3,296,700 3,306,300 3,168,800 -9,600 127,900
Private service-providing 2,877,600 2,883,400 2,746,600 -5,800 131,000
Mining and logging 1,000 1,000 1,000 0 0
Mining, Logging, and Construction 183,600 182,900 172,600 700 11,000
Construction 182,600 181,900 171,600 700 11,000
Construction of buildings 38,900 39,000 35,800 -100 3,100
Heavy and civil engineering construction 16,400 16,100 15,100 300 1,300
Specialty trade contractors 127,300 126,800 120,700 500 6,600
Manufacturing 242,100 243,400 234,200 -1,300 7,900
Durable goods 154,800 155,600 152,000 -800 2,800
Fabricated metal products 31,600 31,600 30,700 0 900
Machinery 17,700 17,800 17,300 -100 400
Computer and electronic products 52,100 51,900 51,700 200 400
Computer and peripheral equipment 7,000 7,100 7,000 -100 0
Semiconductors and electronic components 14,500 14,400 14,200 100 300
Electronic instruments 27,000 26,800 26,600 200 400
Electrical equipment and appliances 7,000 7,000 6,900 0 100
Transportation equipment 12,500 12,600 12,400 -100 100
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing 19,300 19,300 18,800 0 500
Medical equipment and supplies 10,900 10,900 10,700 0 200
Nondurable goods 87,300 87,800 82,200 -500 5,100
Food manufacturing 26,600 26,600 25,200 0 1,400
Printing and related support activities 8,300 8,300 7,900 0 400
Chemicals 16,200 16,200 15,200 0 1,000
Plastics and rubber products 13,200 13,400 12,800 -200 400
Trade, transportation, and utilities 571,700 569,000 554,900 2,700 16,800
Wholesale Trade 125,800 125,700 120,900 100 4,900
Durable goods 66,400 66,600 65,100 -200 1,300
Nondurable goods 45,500 45,400 44,000 100 1,500
Retail trade 339,200 338,200 336,100 1,000 3,100
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 35,200 34,600 34,700 600 500
Furniture and home furnishings stores 8,800 8,800 9,100 0 -300
Electronics and appliance stores 6,400 6,400 6,200 0 200
Building material and garden supply stores 26,500 27,100 28,500 -600 -2,000
Food and beverage stores 98,800 98,000 96,800 800 2,000
Grocery stores 84,300 83,300 81,200 1,000 3,100
Health and personal care stores 25,000 24,800 24,400 200 600
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 24,600 24,200 25,100 400 -500
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 11,500 11,500 11,900 0 -400
General merchandise stores 49,300 49,000 48,400 300 900
Miscellaneous store retailers 21,000 20,800 20,000 200 1,000
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 106,700 105,100 97,900 1,600 8,800
Utilities 12,600 12,400 12,300 200 300
Transportation and Warehousing 94,100 92,700 85,600 1,400 8,500
Air transportation 10,300 10,200 9,200 100 1,100
Truck transportation 17,700 17,700 17,800 0 -100
Transit and ground passenger transportation 19,500 19,600 15,900 -100 3,600
Information 101,700 100,800 95,600 900 6,100
Publishing industries, except Internet 48,900 48,500 47,000 400 1,900
Newspaper, book, and directory publishers 8,300 8,300 8,600 0 -300
Software publishers 40,600 40,200 38,400 400 2,200
Telecommunications 14,800 14,400 15,400 400 -600
Financial activities 221,800 222,200 224,200 -400 -2,400
Finance and insurance 172,300 172,500 177,000 -200 -4,700
Credit intermediation and related activities 53,500 53,300 54,600 200 -1,100
Securities, commodity contracts, investments 45,700 45,800 45,900 -100 -200
Insurance carriers and related activities 73,100 73,400 76,500 -300 -3,400
Insurance carriers 48,900 49,000 48,900 -100 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 49,500 49,700 47,200 -200 2,300
Real estate 38,000 38,100 36,900 -100 1,100
Professional and business services 647,200 651,000 617,200 -3,800 30,000
Professional and technical services 383,700 385,400 364,100 -1,700 19,600
Legal services 28,300 29,200 28,700 -900 -400
Accounting and bookkeeping services 24,400 25,000 24,500 -600 -100
Architectural and engineering services 44,400 44,600 42,800 -200 1,600
Computer systems design and related services 88,100 88,500 86,600 -400 1,500
Management and technical consulting services 63,300 63,100 56,400 200 6,900
Scientific research and development services 103,500 103,700 92,900 -200 10,600
Management of companies and enterprises 72,000 71,800 69,100 200 2,900
Administrative and waste services 191,500 193,800 184,000 -2,300 7,500
Employment services 67,400 68,700 66,100 -1,300 1,300
Services to buildings and dwellings 67,900 68,100 63,300 -200 4,600
Education and health services 811,900 814,200 781,000 -2,300 30,900
Educational services 171,500 175,500 161,200 -4,000 10,300
Elementary and secondary schools 33,300 34,000 31,400 -700 1,900
Colleges and universities 109,400 111,400 103,500 -2,000 5,900
Health care and social assistance 640,400 638,700 619,800 1,700 20,600
Ambulatory health care services 190,500 191,500 184,700 -1,000 5,800
Offices of physicians 61,300 60,600 57,500 700 3,800
Outpatient care centers 26,500 26,700 26,300 -200 200
Home health care services 40,200 41,100 40,200 -900 0
Hospitals 202,300 201,900 198,900 400 3,400
Nursing and residential care facilities 94,200 93,600 93,300 600 900
Social assistance 153,400 151,700 142,900 1,700 10,500
Individual and family services 116,300 116,500 104,900 -200 11,400
Child day care services 22,500 22,200 23,000 300 -500
Leisure and hospitality 390,000 391,300 345,800 -1,300 44,200
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 75,300 77,200 62,800 -1,900 12,500
Amusements, gambling, and recreation 54,300 55,900 46,000 -1,600 8,300
Accommodation and food services 314,700 314,100 283,000 600 31,700
Accommodation 39,000 39,200 33,200 -200 5,800
Food services and drinking places 275,700 274,900 249,800 800 25,900
Other services 133,300 134,900 127,900 -1,600 5,400
Repair and maintenance 26,600 26,000 26,100 600 500
Automotive repair and maintenance 18,900 18,400 18,100 500 800
Personal and laundry services 38,800 40,500 40,400 -1,700 -1,600
Membership associations and organizations 67,900 68,400 61,400 -500 6,500
Government 419,100 422,900 422,200 -3,800 -3,100
Federal 44,900 45,300 45,800 -400 -900
U.S. Postal Service 15,200 15,500 15,400 -300 -200
State government 112,500 112,800 120,600 -300 -8,100
State government education 38,400 38,600 46,900 -200 -8,500
State hospitals 3,900 3,900 3,900 0 0
Local government 261,700 264,800 255,800 -3,100 5,900
Local government education 154,600 156,800 150,100 -2,200 4,500
Local government, excluding education 107,100 108,000 105,700 -900 1,400

 

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