U.S. Jobs-Levels For Jan Through May

By Dow Jones Business News, 
A A A


    Employment in thousands of persons. Workweek and overtime in
hours, and earnings in dollars. NSA denotes not seasonally adjusted.
A denotes index of aggregate weekly hours in pct (2007=100).
P denotes in percent. Source: U.S. Labor Department.

   NOTE: Data reflect the conversion to the 2007 version of the North
American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as tabulation basis.

  --Non-farm payroll survey--         May      Apr      Mar      Feb      Jan
Total nonfarm                      138,463  138,246  137,964  137,761  137,539
  Private payroll jobs             116,594  116,378  116,108  115,908  115,707
Goods producing                     19,009   18,991   18,945   18,924   18,876
 natural resources and mining          906      904      896      892      888
 construction                        6,004    5,998    5,964    5,951    5,927
 manufacturing                      12,099   12,089   12,085   12,081   12,061
   production workers                7,636    7,619    7,613    7,599    7,582
 service-producing
  private service-producing         97,585   97,387   97,163   96,984   96,831
   retail trade                     15,319   15,307   15,264   15,235   15,240
   transportation/warehousing        4,600    4,583    4,571    4,557    4,562
   financial activities              7,919    7,916    7,910    7,910    7,900
      real estate/rental/leasing     1,479    1,479    1,478    1,474    1,474
   professional/business services    8,316    8,291    8,265    8,253    8,219
      employment services            2,859    2,845    2,829    2,807    2,781
   government                        2,705    2,710    2,713    2,718    2,721
     federal                         2,118    2,121    2,125    2,129    2,136
     state                           2,403    2,409    2,407    2,407    2,401
     local                           7,787    7,794    7,781    7,780    7,772
      education                      6,315    6,297    6,297    6,289    6,282
Average workweek                      34.5     34.5     34.5       34       34
 manufacturing                        41.1     40.9     41.1     40.8     40.7
Manufacturing overtime                 3.5      3.5      3.5      3.3      3.5
Average hourly earnings              24.38    24.33    24.32    24.29    24.22
 manufacturing                       24.72    24.67    24.73    24.71    24.65
Average weekly earnings             841.11   839.39   839.04   833.15   833.17
 manufacturing                     1015.99  1009.00  1016.40  1008.17  1003.26
Aggregate weekly hours/A             100.6    100.4    100.1     99.4     99.5
 manufacturing                        89.5     89.0     89.4     88.7     88.3
  --Household survey--
Civilian labor force               155,613  155,421  156,227  155,724  155,460
 participation rate/P                 62.8     62.8     63.2     63.0     63.0
Civilian employment                145,814  145,669  145,742  145,266  145,224
Civilian unemployment                9,799    9,753   10,486   10,459   10,236
 employment-population ratio/P        58.9     58.9     58.9     58.8     58.8
Civilian jobless rate/P                6.3      6.3      6.7      6.7      6.6
  jobless rate for men/P               5.9      5.9      6.2      6.4      6.2
  jobless rate for women/P             5.7      5.7      6.2      5.9      5.9
Non-farm industries                143,843  143,531  143,543  143,132  142,970
Persons at work part time (all industries):
   for economic reasons              7,269    7,465    7,411    7,186    7,257
     slack work/business             4,453    4,555    4,512    4,251    4,405
     only found part time            2,537    2,669    2,731    2,692    2,571
   non-economic reasons             19,040   18,886   19,216   19,027   19,165
Job leavers                            875      784      815      823      818
Write Rodney Christian at csstat@dowjones.com


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  06-06-141400ET
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