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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES0600000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Goods-Producing Industries [USGOOD], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USGOOD, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

All Employees: Total Nonfarm, commonly known as Total Nonfarm Payroll, is a measure of the number of U.S. workers in the economy that excludes proprietors, private household employees, unpaid volunteers, farm employees, and the unincorporated self-employed. This measure accounts for approximately 80 percent of the workers who contribute to Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

This measure provides useful insights into the current economic situation because it can represent the number of jobs added or lost in an economy. Increases in employment might indicate that businesses are hiring which might also suggest that businesses are growing. Additionally, those who are newly employed have increased their personal incomes, which means (all else constant) their disposable incomes have also increased, thus fostering further economic expansion.

Generally, the U.S. labor force and levels of employment and unemployment are subject to fluctuations due to seasonal changes in weather, major holidays, and the opening and closing of schools. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) adjusts the data to offset the seasonal effects to show non-seasonal changes: for example, women's participation in the labor force; or a general decline in the number of employees, a possible indication of a downturn in the economy. To closely examine seasonal and non-seasonal changes, the BLS releases two monthly statistical measures: the seasonally adjusted All Employees: Total Nonfarm (PAYEMS) and All Employees: Total Nonfarm (PAYNSA), which is not seasonally adjusted.

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES0000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Total Nonfarm Payrolls [PAYEMS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/PAYEMS, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES5500000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Financial Activities [USFIRE], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USFIRE, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Government employment covers only civilian employees; military personnel are excluded. Employees of the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, the National Imagery and Mapping Agency, and the Defense Intelligence Agency also are excluded. Postal Services are included.

Handbook of Methods Establishment Survey - (http://www.bls.gov/opub/hom/pdf/homch2.pdf)

Frequently Asked Questions - (http://stats.bls.gov:80/cps/cps_faq.htm)

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES9000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Government [USGOVT], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USGOVT, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES1000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Mining and logging [USMINE], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USMINE, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES4000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Trade, Transportation and Utilities [USTPU], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USTPU, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES6500000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Education and Health Services [USEHS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USEHS, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES7000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Leisure and Hospitality [USLAH], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USLAH, July 22, 2019.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Employment Situation  

Units:  Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

The series comes from the 'Current Employment Statistics (Establishment Survey).'

The source code is: CES6000000001

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, All Employees: Professional and Business Services [USPBS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USPBS, July 22, 2019.

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Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

All Employees: Education and Health Services

Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

All Employees: Leisure and Hospitality

Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

All Employees: Professional and Business Services

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