The number of employed persons in The United States increased to 156795 Thousand in November of 2018 from 156562 Thousand in October of 2018. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104804.16 Thousand from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 156795 Thousand in November of 2018 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950.

Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 155964.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in the United States to stand at 156566.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Employed Persons is projected to trend around 154000.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.70 3.70 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 155.00 237.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 161.00 251.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -6.00 -14.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 27.00 26.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 231.00 235.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1631.00 1705.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 179.00 225.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 156795.00 156562.00 156795.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 5975.00 6075.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.20 0.10 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.77 0.84 2.80 0.74 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.05 108.81 109.60 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.69 105.10 105.69 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7070.00 7291.00 7313.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 7079.00 6960.00 7293.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 53073.00 75644.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.95 22.88 22.95 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.60 4.79 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.82 21.67 21.82 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Population 325.72 323.41 325.72 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 60.60 60.60 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 129755.00 129212.00 129755.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 27039.00 27297.00 28134.00 10086.00 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 [+]
Wages High Skilled 4520.00 4330.00 4950.00 4330.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1960.00 1760.00 2340.00 1760.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Employed Persons

In the United States, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides - United States Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156795.00 156562.00 156795.00 57635.00 1950 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 11642.00 Jun/18
Australia 12671.54 Oct/18
Brazil 92.90 Oct/18
Canada 18799.10 Nov/18
China 77640.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 158.29 Sep/18
France 28184.20 Sep/18
Germany 44852.00 Oct/18
India 29650.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23254.79 Oct/18
Japan 66880.00 Oct/18
Mexico 54027997.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 8836.00 Oct/18
Russia 72.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3669.50 Dec/17
South Africa 9748000.00 Jun/18
South Korea 26837.00 Oct/18
Spain 19528.00 Sep/18
Switzerland 5046.00 Jun/18
Turkey 29318.00 Aug/18
United Kingdom 32409.00 Aug/18
United States 156795.00 Nov/18


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