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United States Non Farm Payrolls

Last Release
Oct 31, 2022
Actual
261
Units In
Thousand
Previous
315
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Dec 02, 2022
Time to Release
4 Days 9 Hours
Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
4,846
Jun 2020
-20,679
Apr 2020
122.92 Thousand1939-2022U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nonfarm payrolls is an employment report released monthly, usually on the first Friday of every month, and heavily affects the US dollar, the bond market and the stock market. Current Employment Statistics (CES) program from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, surveys about 141,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 486,000 individual work sites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.

Latest Updates

The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 261K jobs in October of 2022, above market forecasts of 200K. Although it is the weakest reading since December of 2020, figures continued to point to a strong albeit slowing labour market, as workers shortages persist. Figures for September were revised higher by 52K to 315K. In October, notable job gains occurred in health care (53K), namely ambulatory health care services (31K), nursing and residential care facilities (11K), and hospitals (11K); professional and technical services (43K). Also, the manufacturing sector unexpectedly added 32K jobs, with some investors expecting a fall; and the leisure/hospitality sector added 35K jobs. Monthly job growth has averaged 407K thus far in 2022, compared with 562K per month in 2021.

United States Non Farm Payrolls History

Last 12 readings

United States Labour Indicators

All United States indicators
Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Adp Employment Change
239
Oct 2022
192
Sep 2022
-19,392
Apr 2020
4,350
Jun 2020
ThousandMonthly2001-2022
Average Hourly Earnings
0.4
Oct 2022
0.3
Sep 2022
-1.3
Jun 2020
4.6
Apr 2020
%Monthly2006-2022
Average Hourly Earnings YoY
4.7
Oct 2022
5
Sep 2022
0.3
Apr 2021
8.2
Apr 2020
%Monthly2007-2022
Average Weekly Hours
34.5
Oct 2022
34.5
Sep 2022
33.7
Jun 2009
35
Jan 2021
HoursMonthly2006-2022
Challenger Job Cuts
33,843
Oct 2022
29,989
Sep 2022
14,875
Nov 2021
671,129
Apr 2020
PersonsMonthly1994-2022
Continuing Jobless Claims
1,551
Nov 2022
1,503
Nov 2022
988
May 1969
23,128
May 2020
ThousandWeekly1967-2022
Employment Cost Index
1.2
Sep 2022
1.3
Jun 2022
0.2
Jun 2015
2
Sep 1982
%Quarterly1982-2022
Employment Cost Index Benefits
1
Sep 2022
1.2
Jun 2022
0.1
Mar 1997
2.7
Sep 1982
N/A1982-2022
Employment Cost Index Wages
1.3
Sep 2022
1.4
Jun 2022
0.2
Jun 2015
1.6
Sep 1982
N/A1982-2022
Employment Rate
60
Oct 2022
60.1
Sep 2022
51.3
Apr 2020
64.7
Apr 2000
%Monthly1948-2022
Full Time Employment
132,228
Oct 2022
132,661
Sep 2022
64,640
Jan 1968
132,800
May 2022
ThousandMonthly1968-2022
Government Payrolls
28
Oct 2022
-4
Sep 2022
-921
Apr 2020
452
Aug 2020
ThousandMonthly1939-2022
Initial Jobless Claims
240
Nov 2022
223
Nov 2022
162
Nov 1968
6,149
Apr 2020
ThousandWeekly1967-2022
Job Offers
10,717
Sep 2022
10,053
Aug 2022
2,232
Jul 2009
11,549
Mar 2022
ThousandMonthly2000-2022
Job Quits
4,061
Sep 2022
4,184
Aug 2022
1,555
Aug 2009
4,510
Nov 2021
ThousandMonthly2000-2022
Job Vacancies
10,695
Sep 2022
10,166
Aug 2022
2,157
Dec 2009
12,086
Jul 2022
ThousandMonthly2000-2022
Jobless Claims 4-week Average
226.75
Nov 2022
221.25
Nov 2022
170.5
Apr 2022
5,288.25
Apr 2020
ThousandWeekly1967-2022
Labor Force Participation Rate
62.2
Oct 2022
62.3
Sep 2022
58.1
Dec 1954
67.3
Jan 2000
%Monthly1948-2022
Labour Costs
127.62
Sep 2022
131.11
Jun 2022
17.01
Mar 1950
131.11
Jun 2022
PointsQuarterly1950-2022
Long Term Unemployment Rate
0.71
Oct 2022
0.65
Sep 2022
0.08
May 1953
4.4
Apr 2010
%Monthly1948-2022
Manufacturing Payrolls
32
Oct 2022
23
Sep 2022
-1,715
Sep 1945
655
Apr 1946
ThousandMonthly1939-2022
Minimum Wages
7.25
Dec 2022
7.25
Dec 2021
0.25
Dec 1938
7.25
Dec 2009
USD/HourYearly1938-2022
Non Farm Payrolls
261
Oct 2022
315
Sep 2022
-20,679
Apr 2020
4,846
Jun 2020
ThousandMonthly1939-2022
Nonfarm Payrolls Private
233
Oct 2022
319
Sep 2022
-19,572
Apr 2020
4,510
Jun 2020
ThousandMonthly1939-2022
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims
0.9
Dec 2021
1.55
Dec 2021
0.9
Dec 2021
1,352.29
May 2020
ThousandWeekly2020-2021
Part Time Employment
26,394
Oct 2022
26,230
Sep 2022
10,086
Jan 1968
28,134
Jul 2013
ThousandMonthly1968-2022
Population
332.4
Dec 2021
329.48
Dec 2020
76.09
Dec 1900
332.4
Dec 2021
MillionYearly1900-2021
Productivity
113.14
Sep 2022
109.86
Jun 2022
25.97
Mar 1950
113.2
Dec 2021
PointsQuarterly1950-2022
Retirement Age Men
66.33
Dec 2022
66.17
Dec 2021
66
Dec 2009
66.33
Dec 2022
Yearly2009-2022
Retirement Age Women
66.33
Dec 2022
66.17
Dec 2021
66
Dec 2009
66.33
Dec 2022
Yearly2009-2022
Unemployed Persons
6,059
Oct 2022
5,753
Sep 2022
1,596
May 1953
23,038
Apr 2020
ThousandMonthly1948-2022
Unemployment Rate
3.7
Oct 2022
3.5
Sep 2022
2.5
May 1953
14.7
Apr 2020
%Monthly1948-2022
Wage Growth
8.22
Sep 2022
8.53
Aug 2022
-5.88
Mar 2009
15.31
Apr 2021
%Monthly1960-2022
Wages
27.86
Oct 2022
27.77
Sep 2022
2.5
Jan 1964
27.86
Oct 2022
USD/HourMonthly1964-2022
Wages In Manufacturing
25.37
Oct 2022
25.32
Sep 2022
1.27
Jan 1950
25.37
Oct 2022
USD/HourMonthly1950-2022
Youth Unemployment Rate
8.1
Oct 2022
8.3
Sep 2022
4.8
May 1951
27.4
Apr 2020
%Monthly1948-2022

Non Farm Payrolls across North America

Non Farm Payrolls global view
Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Canada
17,689
Sep 2022
17,578
Aug 2022
10,863.8
Mar 1994
17,689
Sep 2022
Thousand Monthly1994-2022
Puerto Rico
929.5
Oct 2022
923.2
Sep 2022
622.4
Aug 1982
1,100.8
Dec 2004
Thousand Monthly1980-2022
United States
261
Oct 2022
315
Sep 2022
-20,679
Apr 2020
4,846
Jun 2020
Thousand Monthly1939-2022

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