United States Employed Persons  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of employed persons in The United States decreased to 155542 Thousand in August of 2018 from 155965 Thousand in July of 2018. Employed Persons in the United States averaged 104616.17 Thousand from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 155965 Thousand in July of 2018 and a record low of 57635 Thousand in January of 1950.

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United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 3.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 201.00 147.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 204.00 153.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -3.00 -6.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls -3.00 18.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 204.00 205.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1696.00 1711.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 163.00 217.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 155542.00 155965.00 155965.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6234.00 6280.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.30 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.82 0.88 2.80 0.74 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.60 8.90 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.33 109.60 109.60 17.00 Index Points [+]
Productivity 105.08 104.34 105.08 26.03 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 7313.00 6653.00 7313.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6939.00 6822.00 6939.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 38472.00 27122.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.73 22.66 22.73 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.83 4.99 13.78 -5.88 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.42 21.41 21.53 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.60 0.80 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 60.30 60.50 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 128577.00 129021.00 129021.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 26913.00 26992.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2240.00 2150.00 2240.00 2120.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1540.00 1460.00 1540.00 1420.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4290.00 4120.00 4320.00 3640.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2090.00 1830.00 2100.00 1650.00 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
155542.00 155965.00 155965.00 57635.00 1950 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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employed persons by Country
Country Last
Argentina 11749.00 Mar/18
Australia 12631.28 Aug/18
Brazil 91.66 Jul/18
Canada 18630.50 Aug/18
China 77640.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 157.98 Jun/18
France 28070.20 Mar/18
Germany 44750.00 Jul/18
India 29650.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23291.80 Jul/18
Japan 66360.00 Jul/18
Mexico 53785257.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 8776.00 Jul/18
Russia 72.70 Jul/18
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3669.50 Dec/17
South Africa 9838000.00 Mar/18
South Korea 26721.00 Aug/18
Spain 19344.10 Jun/18
Switzerland 5046.00 Jun/18
Turkey 29314.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 32397.00 Jun/18
United States 155542.00 Aug/18


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