February 05, 2007
In January, total payroll employment increased by 111,000, to 137.3 million, seasonally adjusted.
This increase followed gains of 196,000 in November and 206,000 in December (as revised). In 2006, payroll employment rose by an average of 187,000 per month.
In January, employment continued to increase in some service-providing industries. In addition, construction employment was up, while manufacturing employment continued to trend down.
These data are from the BLS Current Employment Statistics program, and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent two months are preliminary. More information can be found in "The Employment Situation: January 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-0159.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Payroll employment in January 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/feb/wk1/art01.htm (visited May 25, 2015).
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