State and Metro Area Employment, Hours, & Earnings

Statewide employment revisions

Current Employment Statistics (CES) State and Metropolitan Area first preliminary estimates of employment, hours, and earnings for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and about 400 metropolitan areas and divisions are published each month approximately 5 weeks after the reference period. Estimates are then revised once before being held constant until the annual benchmarking process. Final sample-based estimates for a given month are published the month following the initial release. Details of CES over-the-month revisions for statewide total nonfarm employment follow*.

* Seasonally adjusted revisions along with revision figures for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands will be posted at a later date.

Last Modified Date: March 13, 2012

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