United States Employed Persons  Forecast


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Employed Persons in the United States is expected to be 154003.94 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 153854.22 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.


United States Labour Last Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.5 4.5 6
Non Farm Payrolls 228 160 190 170 145 170
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 221 153 147 140 134 114
Government Payrolls 7 13 13.63 13.59 13.59 11
Manufacturing Payrolls 31 10 9.57 11.62 -8.14 -2
Initial Jobless Claims 225 242 254 264 273 328
Continuing Jobless Claims 1886 1978 2008 2036 2064 2277
ADP Employment Change 190 164 174 158 144 150
Employed Persons 153918 154004 153920 153884 153854 154000
Unemployed Persons 6610 6362 6267 6301 6386 7247
Average Hourly Earnings 0.2 0.26 0.21 0.19 0.19 0.19
Average Weekly Hours 34.5 34.38 34.38 34.37 34.37 34.34
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.7 63.08 63.08 63.09 63.1 63.19
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.08 1.07 1.05 1.05 1.2 1.4
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.6 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 10.2
Labour Costs 108 109 109 109 109 109
Productivity 109 109 109 110 110 110
Job Vacancies 6263 6281 6133 5981 5836 4914
Job Offers 5996 6042 5987 5934 5883 5484
Challenger Job Cuts 35038 41467 48298 53186 56704 63500
Wages 22.24 22.52 22.79 22.87 23.35 26.5
Wage Growth 3.22 3.45 3.66 3.86 4.03 4.89
Wages in Manufacturing 21.1 21.32 21.64 21.76 21.87 25.61
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.75
Employment Cost Index 0.7 0.66 0.62 0.62 0.66 0.71
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.5 2 1.7 0.9 -0.2 0.5
Population 324 326 328 328 328 332
Retirement Age Women 66 66 66 66 66 66
Retirement Age Men 66 66 66 66 66 66
Employment Rate 60.1 60.3 60.3 60.3 60.3 60.4
Part Time Employment 27110 27328 27326 27318 27310 27235
Living Wage Family 2240 2191 2166 2154 2142 2167
Living Wage Individual 1540 1465 1478 1485 1492 1470
Full Time Employment 126827 127095 127285 127350 127354 127011
Wages High Skilled 4290 4131 4070 4039 4008 4064
Wages Low Skilled 2090 2028 1907 1847 1786 1807