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Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment
(not seasonally adjusted)

Month Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
08 2021 10909 10345 564 5.2
07 2021 10963 10308 655 6.0
06 2021 10914 10295 619 5.7
05 2021 10735 10245 490 4.6
04 2021 10792 10185 607 5.6
03 2021 10760 10122 638 5.9
02 2021 10745 10049 696 6.5
01 2021 10749 10011 738 6.9

 

Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2020 10562 9663 899 8.5
Average 2019 10932 10594 338 3.1
Average 2018 11002 10613 389 3.5
Average 2017 10771 10348 423 3.9
Average 2016 10511 10052 459 4.4
Average 2015 10451 9896 555 5.3
Average 2014 10405 9814 591 5.7
Average 2013 10395 9695 700 6.7
Average 2012 10474 9731 743 7.1
Average 2011 10460 9689 771 7.4
Average 2010 10521 9597 924 8.8

 

Current Employment Estimates
(not seasonally adjusted)

Industry Aug-2021 Jul-2021 Aug-2020 Net Change Prior Month Net Change Prior Year
Total nonfarm 3,540,300 3,553,500 3,330,300 -13,200 210,000
Total private 3,129,700 3,140,100 2,922,300 -10,400 207,400
Goods-producing 414,900 415,000 391,100 -100 23,800
Service-providing 3,125,400 3,138,500 2,939,200 -13,100 186,200
Private service-providing 2,714,800 2,725,100 2,531,200 -10,300 183,600
Mining and logging 1,100 1,100 1,100 0 0
Mining, Logging, and Construction 176,600 175,900 162,800 700 13,800
Construction 175,500 174,800 161,700 700 13,800
Construction of buildings 37,000 37,700 33,500 -700 3,500
Heavy and civil engineering construction 16,200 16,000 15,000 200 1,200
Specialty trade contractors 122,300 121,100 113,200 1,200 9,100
Manufacturing 238,300 239,100 228,300 -800 10,000
Durable goods 154,800 156,400 150,400 -1,600 4,400
Fabricated metal products 30,400 30,600 30,000 -200 400
Machinery 17,300 17,400 16,700 -100 600
Computer and electronic products 54,000 54,700 52,200 -700 1,800
Computer and peripheral equipment 7,800 7,900 8,200 -100 -400
Semiconductors and electronic components 13,900 13,900 13,800 0 100
Electronic instruments 27,300 27,400 25,800 -100 1,500
Electrical equipment and appliances 6,700 6,600 6,900 100 -200
Transportation equipment 12,900 12,900 12,600 0 300
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing 18,600 18,600 18,300 0 300
Medical equipment and supplies 10,400 10,500 10,500 -100 -100
Nondurable goods 83,500 82,700 77,900 800 5,600
Food manufacturing 24,800 24,700 24,100 100 700
Printing and related support activities 7,300 7,300 7,900 0 -600
Chemicals 15,000 14,700 14,600 300 400
Plastics and rubber products 12,200 12,200 12,100 0 100
Trade, transportation, and utilities 556,800 558,700 523,100 -1,900 33,700
Wholesale Trade 122,900 121,900 115,400 1,000 7,500
Durable goods 65,200 64,800 62,000 400 3,200
Nondurable goods 45,800 45,500 41,500 300 4,300
Retail trade 334,800 336,700 319,900 -1,900 14,900
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 35,900 35,400 33,600 500 2,300
Furniture and home furnishings stores 8,600 8,700 8,100 -100 500
Electronics and appliance stores 5,700 5,700 6,200 0 -500
Building material and garden supply stores 29,000 29,400 27,200 -400 1,800
Food and beverage stores 96,800 98,700 96,100 -1,900 700
Grocery stores 80,900 82,700 81,100 -1,800 -200
Health and personal care stores 24,000 24,200 23,400 -200 600
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 24,300 24,400 23,000 -100 1,300
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 10,600 10,600 10,100 0 500
General merchandise stores 46,300 46,600 45,600 -300 700
Miscellaneous store retailers 17,400 17,500 15,900 -100 1,500
Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 99,100 100,100 87,800 -1,000 11,300
Utilities 11,500 11,600 11,600 -100 -100
Transportation and Warehousing 87,600 88,500 76,200 -900 11,400
Air transportation 7,400 7,500 8,000 -100 -600
Truck transportation 16,400 16,500 16,200 -100 200
Transit and ground passenger transportation 14,200 15,000 11,000 -800 3,200
Information 93,000 94,400 86,800 -1,400 6,200
Publishing industries, except Internet 43,000 43,700 43,200 -700 -200
Newspaper, book, and directory publishers 7,900 7,900 8,400 0 -500
Software publishers 35,100 35,800 34,800 -700 300
Telecommunications 15,700 15,900 15,500 -200 200
Financial activities 219,500 221,800 218,700 -2,300 800
Finance and insurance 170,900 172,800 174,000 -1,900 -3,100
Credit intermediation and related activities 55,500 56,400 55,700 -900 -200
Securities, commodity contracts, investments 46,000 46,700 45,100 -700 900
Insurance carriers and related activities 69,400 69,700 73,200 -300 -3,800
Insurance carriers 46,800 46,900 47,300 -100 -500
Real estate and rental and leasing 48,600 49,000 44,700 -400 3,900
Real estate 37,600 38,300 35,700 -700 1,900
Professional and business services 622,500 624,600 583,100 -2,100 39,400
Professional and technical services 365,900 366,100 345,800 -200 20,100
Legal services 28,400 28,900 27,600 -500 800
Accounting and bookkeeping services 23,900 24,100 23,200 -200 700
Architectural and engineering services 42,300 42,700 42,100 -400 200
Computer systems design and related services 85,900 86,700 86,000 -800 -100
Management and technical consulting services 59,300 58,900 53,800 400 5,500
Scientific research and development services 92,700 92,000 83,500 700 9,200
Management of companies and enterprises 68,900 69,600 69,300 -700 -400
Administrative and waste services 187,700 188,900 168,000 -1,200 19,700
Employment services 66,000 66,200 54,600 -200 11,400
Services to buildings and dwellings 69,300 70,100 60,400 -800 8,900
Education and health services 752,400 755,400 735,900 -3,000 16,500
Educational services 153,400 155,100 143,400 -1,700 10,000
Elementary and secondary schools 32,400 32,900 27,800 -500 4,600
Colleges and universities 96,400 97,700 93,300 -1,300 3,100
Health care and social assistance 599,000 600,300 592,500 -1,300 6,500
Ambulatory health care services 177,800 177,700 175,300 100 2,500
Offices of physicians 54,100 54,300 54,100 -200 0
Outpatient care centers 26,700 26,400 26,000 300 700
Home health care services 39,200 39,400 39,700 -200 -500
Hospitals 198,500 199,300 193,500 -800 5,000
Nursing and residential care facilities 90,800 91,200 94,700 -400 -3,900
Social assistance 131,900 132,100 129,000 -200 2,900
Individual and family services 102,200 102,100 95,800 100 6,400
Child day care services 18,500 18,800 19,400 -300 -900
Leisure and hospitality 349,200 348,600 270,900 600 78,300
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 60,600 60,400 44,700 200 15,900
Amusements, gambling, and recreation 49,200 49,000 34,600 200 14,600
Accommodation and food services 288,600 288,200 226,200 400 62,400
Accommodation 37,500 36,400 22,700 1,100 14,800
Food services and drinking places 251,100 251,800 203,500 -700 47,600
Other services 121,400 121,600 112,700 -200 8,700
Repair and maintenance 26,800 26,700 25,100 100 1,700
Automotive repair and maintenance 18,400 18,600 17,400 -200 1,000
Personal and laundry services 38,700 38,600 36,300 100 2,400
Membership associations and organizations 55,900 56,300 51,300 -400 4,600
Government 410,600 413,400 408,000 -2,800 2,600
Federal 45,700 46,100 51,800 -400 -6,100
U.S. Postal Service 15,400 15,500 15,300 -100 100
State government 114,000 113,300 117,600 700 -3,600
State government education 42,100 41,300 43,300 800 -1,200
State hospitals 3,800 3,900 3,900 -100 -100
Local government 250,900 254,000 238,600 -3,100 12,300
Local government education 148,100 150,600 136,400 -2,500 11,700
Local government, excluding education 102,800 103,400 102,200 -600 600

 

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