Labor Force Survey

June 14, 2018

In January 2018, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 70.9 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 44.1 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 62.2... Read more about Employment Situation in January 2018 (Final Results)

June 5, 2018

The employment rate in April 2018 was estimated at 94.5 percent. In April 2017, the employment rate was 94.3 percent.

April 17, 2018

In October 2017, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 70.4 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.7 million.

March 7, 2018

The employment rate in January 2018 was estimated at 94.7 percent. In January 2017, the employment rate was 93.4 percent.

January 25, 2018

In July 2017, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 70.2 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 42.5 million. This placed the labor force participation rate (LFPR) at 60.6 percent,... Read more about Employment Situation in July 2017

December 18, 2017

The preliminary results of the Annual Labor and Employment Estimates for 2017 based on the average of the four (4) LFS rounds (January, April, July and October) reported an annual labor force participation rate of 61.2 percent out of 69.9 million... Read more about 2017 Annual Labor and Employment Status

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