Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys approximately 146,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 623,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.
Employment data for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 450 metropolitan areas and divisions are available.
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 160,000 in April, and the
unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.0 percent. Employment increased in
professional and business services, health care, and financial activities.
Job losses continued in mining.
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Employment, Hours, and Earnings - National
(Current Employment Statistics - CES)
CES Published Series – A table displaying the availability, by industry, of both seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data
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If you have a specific CES data question, please contact us via e-mail.
Written inquiries should be directed to:
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Division of Current Employment Statistics
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20212-0001