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Employment, Unemployment and Nonfarm Payrolls in the USA

by Eduardo Petazze
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 192,000 in March 2014, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7%.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States, released the Employment Situation for March 2014 (pdf, 38 pages)
The following summary contains our estimate for the 2014/2015

Monthly SA data
Labor Force data, SA
Total private
Mining and logging
Logging
Mining
Construction
Manufacturing
Durable goods
Nondurable goods
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Transportation and warehousing
Utilities
Information
Financial activities
Professional and business services
Education and health services
Leisure and hospitality
Other services
Government
Total nonfarm
Other in labor force
Unemployed
Total Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment rate
Last data
Own estimate

Jan-14
115,707.3
888.2
54.3
833.9
5,927.0
12,061.0
7,582.0
4,479.0
26,167.1
5,815.1
15,240.2
4,562.1
549.7
2,671.0
7,900.0
18,891.0
21,258.0
14,460.0
5,484.0
21,832.0
137,539.3
7,684.7
10,236.0
155,460.0
6.58%

Monthly (000)
Feb-14
Mar-14
Apr-14
May-14
115,895.1 116,086.3 116,334.3 116,567.6
890.8
897.8
896.2
896.2
54.4
56.0
56.2
56.3
836.4
841.8
840.0
839.9
5,945.0
5,964.0
5,983.1
5,994.0
12,080.0
12,079.0
12,081.2
12,084.2
7,598.0
7,606.0
7,608.2
7,612.8
4,482.0
4,473.0
4,473.0
4,471.4
26,174.3
26,211.5
26,229.9
26,261.2
5,829.6
5,836.7
5,833.1
5,837.6
15,238.3
15,259.6
15,279.2
15,301.3
4,556.7
4,564.6
4,566.6
4,570.6
549.7
550.6
551.1
551.7
2,663.0
2,665.0
2,668.8
2,673.5
7,909.0
7,910.0
7,926.2
7,941.0
18,972.0
19,029.0
19,101.6
19,179.6
21,289.0
21,323.0
21,374.9
21,408.7
14,489.0
14,518.0
14,586.1
14,636.6
5,483.0
5,489.0
5,486.3
5,492.6
21,841.0
21,841.0
21,841.5
21,828.2
137,736.1 137,927.3 138,175.9 138,395.8
7,529.9
7,814.7
7,929.3
8,124.7
10,459.0
10,486.0
10,218.9
10,157.0
155,725.0 156,228.0 156,324.1 156,677.5
6.72%
6.71%
6.54%
6.48%

Jun-14
116,732.5
897.9
56.5
841.4
6,001.7
12,081.8
7,614.5
4,467.4
26,299.8
5,842.6
15,335.1
4,569.7
552.4
2,669.1
7,951.0
19,229.3
21,436.4
14,672.2
5,493.2
21,811.7
138,544.2
8,177.3
10,207.5
156,928.9
6.50%

Monthly change (000)


Jan-14 Feb-14 Mar-14 Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14
165.6
187.8
191.2
248.0
233.3
164.9
5.9
2.6
7.0
-1.6
-0.0
1.8
0.0
0.1
1.6
0.2
0.1
0.2
5.9
2.5
5.4
-1.8
-0.1
1.5
51.0
18.0
19.0
19.1
10.9
7.7
8.0
19.0
-1.0
2.2
3.0
-2.4
1.0
16.0
8.0
2.2
4.6
1.7
7.0
3.0
-9.0
0.0
-1.6
-4.1
10.7
7.2
37.2
18.4
31.3
38.6
18.3
14.5
7.1
-3.6
4.5
5.0
-21.5
-1.9
21.3
19.6
22.1
33.8
15.5
-5.4
7.9
2.0
4.0
-0.9
-1.6
0.0
0.9
0.5
0.6
0.7
-3.0
-8.0
2.0
3.8
4.7
-4.3
-1.0
9.0
1.0
16.2
14.9
10.0
49.0
81.0
57.0
72.6
78.0
49.7
16.0
31.0
34.0
51.9
33.8
27.8
25.0
29.0
29.0
68.1
50.5
35.6
4.0
-1.0
6.0
-2.7
6.3
0.6
-22.0
9.0
0.0
0.5
-13.3
-16.5
143.6
196.8
191.2
248.6
220.0
148.3
494.4 -154.8
284.8
114.6
195.4
52.6
-115.0
223.0
27.0 -267.1
-61.9
50.5
523.0
265.0
503.0
96.1
353.4
251.4
-0.10% 0.13% -0.00% -0.17% -0.05% 0.02%

Annual and Qaurterly SA data


Labor Force data, SA
Total private
Mining and logging
Logging
Mining
Construction
Manufacturing
Durable goods
Nondurable goods
Trade, transportation, and utilities
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Transportation and warehousing
Utilities
Information
Financial activities
Professional and business services
Education and health services
Leisure and hospitality
Other services
Government
Total nonfarm
Other in labor force
Unemployed
Total Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment rate
Last data
Own estimate

2012
112,179.7
847.5
50.8
796.7
5,645.2
11,926.7
7,469.8
4,456.9
25,471.2
5,667.0
14,836.1
4,415.2
552.9
2,676.0
7,782.7
17,933.2
20,696.2
13,771.6
5,429.6
21,918.3
134,098.1
8,367.6
12,495.6
154,961.5
8.06%

Annual Average (000)


2013
2014
114,504.5 116,812.8
867.7
901.8
52.5
56.3
815.1
845.5
5,829.3
6,000.6
12,004.5
12,083.3
7,542.4
7,615.1
4,462.1
4,468.2
25,863.8
26,357.1
5,747.8
5,853.5
15,071.8
15,370.4
4,492.3
4,582.4
552.0
550.9
2,684.8
2,666.4
7,879.3
7,947.6
18,565.6
19,238.6
21,100.3
21,448.2
14,244.6
14,673.6
5,464.7
5,495.6
21,858.3
21,823.2
136,362.8 138,636.0
7,567.1
8,029.6
11,448.9
9,964.2
155,378.8 156,629.5
7.37%
6.36%

Also see:
US Employment Situation in Februay 2014
US Employment Situation 2014-2015 Outlook

2015
119,142.2
935.6
59.9
875.7
6,174.4
12,160.4
7,687.9
4,472.5
26,850.9
5,957.9
15,670.8
4,672.4
549.8
2,650.0
8,017.5
19,916.4
21,797.5
15,112.5
5,527.1
21,783.6
140,925.8
8,506.6
8,486.6
157,919.0
5.37%

2012
2.21%
7.53%
4.03%
7.76%
2.05%
1.71%
2.71%
0.08%
1.61%
2.24%
1.14%
2.61%
0.05%
0.08%
1.12%
3.48%
2.30%
3.15%
1.29%
-0.79%
1.71%
4.20%
-9.03%
0.88%
-0.88%

2013
2.07%
2.38%
3.46%
2.31%
3.26%
0.65%
0.97%
0.12%
1.54%
1.43%
1.59%
1.75%
-0.17%
0.33%
1.24%
3.53%
1.95%
3.43%
0.65%
-0.27%
1.69%
-9.57%
-8.38%
0.27%
-0.70%

Y/Y
2014
2.02%
3.93%
7.15%
3.72%
2.94%
0.66%
0.96%
0.14%
1.91%
1.84%
1.98%
2.01%
-0.20%
-0.68%
0.87%
3.62%
1.65%
3.01%
0.57%
-0.16%
1.67%
6.11%
-12.97%
0.80%
-1.01%

2015
1.99%
3.75%
6.44%
3.57%
2.90%
0.64%
0.96%
0.10%
1.87%
1.78%
1.95%
1.96%
-0.19%
-0.62%
0.88%
3.52%
1.63%
2.99%
0.57%
-0.18%
1.65%
5.94%
-14.83%
0.82%
-0.99%

Quarter level (000)


2013Q4
2014Q1
2014Q2
115,393.3 115,896.2 116,544.8
881.7
892.3
896.8
54.2
54.9
56.3
827.4
837.4
840.4
5,878.7
5,945.3
5,993.0
12,036.7
12,073.3
12,082.4
7,574.7
7,595.3
7,611.8
4,462.0
4,478.0
4,470.6
26,088.0
26,184.3
26,263.6
5,783.9
5,827.1
5,837.8
15,219.6
15,246.0
15,305.2
4,532.8
4,561.1
4,569.0
551.7
550.0
551.7
2,683.7
2,666.3
2,670.4
7,901.0
7,906.3
7,939.4
18,807.0
18,964.0
19,170.2
21,230.3
21,290.0
21,406.7
14,410.7
14,489.0
14,631.6
5,475.7
5,485.3
5,490.7
21,854.7
21,838.0
21,827.1
137,248.0 137,734.2 138,372.0
6,923.4
7,676.4
8,077.1
10,777.3
10,393.7
10,194.5
154,948.7 155,804.3 156,643.5
6.96%
6.67%
6.51%

Quarterly change
2013Q4 2014Q1 2014Q2
619.3
502.9
648.6
10.7
10.6
4.5
1.9
0.7
1.4
8.8
9.9
3.1
40.3
66.7
47.6
48.3
36.7
9.1
36.3
20.7
16.5
12.0
16.0
-7.4
172.6
96.3
79.3
24.1
43.3
10.6
102.1
26.4
59.1
46.7
28.3
7.9
-0.3
-1.7
1.7
1.0
-17.3
4.1
3.0
5.3
33.1
145.7
157.0
206.2
76.7
59.7
116.7
113.0
78.3
142.6
8.0
9.7
5.4
5.3
-16.7
-10.9
624.6
486.3
637.7
-697.9
753.1
400.6
-511.7
-383.7
-199.2
-585.0
855.7
839.2
-0.30%
-0.28%
-0.16%