Labor Force Survey

June 5, 2019

The employment rate in April 2019 was estimated at 94.9 percent. In April 2018, the employment rate was 94.5 percent.

April 26, 2019

Of the estimated 71.9 million population 15 years old and over in October 2018, approximately 43.5 million persons were in the labor force, that is, either employed or unemployed (Table 1 and Table 3). This translates to a labor force... Read more about Employment Situation in October 2018

March 7, 2019

The employment rate in January 2019 was estimated at 94.8 percent. In January 2018, the employment rate was 94.7 percent.

January 30, 2019

The number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.0 million of the estimated 71.6 million population 15 years old and over in July 2018.

December 28, 2018

The preliminary results of the Annual Labor and Employment Estimates for 2018 based on the average of the four (4) LFS rounds (January, April, July and October) reported an annual labor force participation rate of 60.9 percent out of 71.3 million... Read more about 2018 Annual Labor and Employment Status

December 5, 2018

The employment rate in October 2018 was estimated at 94.9 percent. In October 2017, the employment rate was 95.0 percent.

October 31, 2018

In April 2018, the total population 15 years old and over was estimated at 71.0 million wherein the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 43.3 million.

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