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  United States Nonfarm Employment / Unemployment 1982 - present Last Updated: November 16, 2017
Nonfarm employment estimates are derived from a survey of businesses to measure jobs by industry. The estimates include all full- and parttime wage and salary employees who worked during or received pay for the pay period which includes the 12th of the month. Excluded from these estimates are proprietors, self-employed workers, private household employees and unpaid family workers. In some cases, due to space constraints, all industry estimates are not shown. Call (860) 263-6275 for a more comprehensive breakout of nonfarm employment estimates. These data are developed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Month 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Jan 131,010 132,705 130,867 130,597 130,780 132,794 135,452 137,506 138,430 134,053 129,801 130,882 133,288 135,283 137,564 140,606 143,211 145,541
Feb 131,140 132,777 130,733 130,447 130,826 133,033 135,768 137,595 138,346 133,351 129,733 131,071 133,525 135,569 137,715 140,844 143,448 145,773
Mar 131,608 132,752 130,713 130,238 131,158 133,169 136,049 137,785 138,268 132,528 129,897 131,296 133,758 135,699 137,987 140,930 143,673 145,823
Apr 131,895 132,471 130,634 130,194 131,407 133,534 136,232 137,865 138,058 131,841 130,140 131,642 133,836 135,896 138,316 141,192 143,826 145,997
May 132,122 132,433 130,627 130,186 131,715 133,708 136,255 138,008 137,872 131,492 130,664 131,719 133,951 136,122 138,562 141,536 143,869 146,175
Jun 132,075 132,302 130,684 130,195 131,791 133,955 136,337 138,083 137,710 131,021 130,527 131,944 134,027 136,284 138,866 141,742 144,166 146,385
Jul 132,251 132,190 130,599 130,219 131,835 134,331 136,544 138,049 137,497 130,692 130,459 132,013 134,170 136,406 139,068 141,996 144,457 146,523
Aug 132,241 132,033 130,585 130,177 131,956 134,525 136,725 138,029 137,230 130,479 130,423 132,123 134,347 136,667 139,298 142,153 144,633 146,731
Sep 132,377 131,793 130,526 130,281 132,120 134,593 136,883 138,117 136,780 130,259 130,371 132,371 134,550 136,857 139,578 142,253 144,882 146,749
Oct 132,363 131,468 130,652 130,479 132,466 134,678 136,887 138,201 136,306 130,055 130,633 132,580 134,696 137,069 139,805 142,574 145,006 147,010
Nov 132,589 131,175 130,662 130,496 132,530 135,015 137,095 138,315 135,540 130,053 130,752 132,721 134,828 137,327 140,117 142,846 145,170
Dec 132,731 131,005 130,505 130,618 132,660 135,174 137,266 138,413 134,846 129,778 130,839 132,930 135,072 137,374 140,372 143,085 145,325
Month 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Jan 90,567 88,993 92,673 96,373 98,734 100,683 103,758 107,168 109,184 109,040 108,377 109,805 112,583 116,488 118,303 121,381 124,830 127,727
Feb 90,562 88,918 93,154 96,497 98,841 100,915 104,211 107,426 109,433 108,735 108,314 110,047 112,783 116,692 118,735 121,684 125,026 128,137
Mar 90,432 89,090 93,429 96,843 98,935 101,164 104,487 107,619 109,647 108,577 108,368 109,998 113,248 116,913 119,002 122,000 125,177 128,244
Apr 90,152 89,366 93,792 97,039 99,122 101,502 104,732 107,792 109,687 108,366 108,527 110,306 113,598 117,075 119,165 122,292 125,457 128,620
May 90,107 89,643 94,100 97,313 99,249 101,728 104,961 107,910 109,838 108,241 108,653 110,572 113,931 117,060 119,487 122,552 125,861 128,831
Jun 89,864 90,022 94,479 97,459 99,155 101,900 105,324 108,026 109,862 108,338 108,721 110,754 114,246 117,294 119,774 122,818 126,080 129,091
Jul 89,522 90,440 94,792 97,649 99,473 102,247 105,546 108,066 109,830 108,298 108,792 111,055 114,619 117,390 120,023 123,124 126,209 129,417
Aug 89,364 90,132 95,034 97,842 99,587 102,418 105,670 108,115 109,614 108,308 108,930 111,211 114,901 117,643 120,202 123,093 126,551 129,577
Sep 89,183 91,247 95,344 98,045 99,934 102,646 106,009 108,365 109,525 108,340 108,966 111,451 115,254 117,887 120,427 123,605 126,774 129,791
Oct 88,906 91,518 95,630 98,233 100,120 103,138 106,277 108,476 109,366 108,357 109,148 111,737 115,467 118,040 120,677 123,945 126,973 130,191
Nov 88,783 91,871 95,979 98,442 100,306 103,370 106,616 108,753 109,216 108,299 109,284 112,000 115,887 118,189 120,976 124,251 127,255 130,484
Dec 88,769 92,227 96,107 98,609 100,511 103,664 106,906 108,849 109,160 108,325 109,496 112,312 116,164 118,322 121,147 124,554 127,601 130,780
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Month 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Jan 8.0 7.3 6.7 6.6 5.7 5.4 5.4 6.4 7.3 7.3 6.6 5.6 5.6 5.3 4.6 4.3 4.0 4.2 5.7 5.8 5.7 5.3 4.7 4.6 5.0 7.8 9.8 9.1 8.3 8.0 6.6 5.7 4.9 4.8
Feb 7.8 7.2 7.2 6.6 5.7 5.2 5.3 6.6 7.4 7.1 6.6 5.4 5.5 5.2 4.6 4.4 4.1 4.2 5.7 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.8 4.5 4.9 8.3 9.8 9.0 8.3 7.7 6.7 5.5 4.9 4.7
Mar 7.8 7.2 7.2 6.6 5.7 5.0 5.2 6.8 7.4 7.0 6.5 5.4 5.5 5.2 4.7 4.2 4.0 4.3 5.7 5.9 5.8 5.2 4.7 4.4 5.1 8.7 9.9 9.0 8.2 7.5 6.7 5.4 5.0 4.5
Apr 7.7 7.3 7.1 6.3 5.4 5.2 5.4 6.7 7.4 7.1 6.4 5.8 5.6 5.1 4.3 4.3 3.8 4.4 5.9 6.0 5.6 5.2 4.7 4.5 5.0 9.0 9.9 9.1 8.2 7.6 6.2 5.4 5.0 4.4
May 7.4 7.2 7.2 6.3 5.6 5.2 5.4 6.9 7.6 7.1 6.1 5.6 5.6 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.3 5.8 6.1 5.6 5.1 4.6 4.4 5.4 9.4 9.6 9.0 8.2 7.5 6.3 5.5 4.7 4.3
Jun 7.2 7.4 7.2 6.2 5.4 5.3 5.2 6.9 7.8 7.0 6.1 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.5 5.8 6.3 5.6 5.0 4.6 4.6 5.6 9.5 9.4 9.1 8.2 7.5 6.1 5.3 4.9 4.4
Jul 7.5 7.4 7.0 6.1 5.4 5.2 5.5 6.8 7.7 6.9 6.1 5.7 5.5 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.6 5.8 6.2 5.5 5.0 4.7 4.7 5.8 9.5 9.4 9.0 8.2 7.3 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.3
Aug 7.5 7.1 6.9 6.0 5.6 5.2 5.7 6.9 7.6 6.8 6.0 5.7 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.2 4.1 4.9 5.7 6.1 5.4 4.9 4.7 4.6 6.1 9.6 9.5 9.0 8.1 7.3 6.2 5.1 4.9 4.4
Sep 7.3 7.1 7.0 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.9 6.9 7.6 6.7 5.9 5.6 5.2 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.9 5.0 5.7 6.1 5.4 5.0 4.5 4.7 6.1 9.8 9.5 9.0 7.8 7.2 5.9 5.0 4.9 4.2
Oct 7.4 7.1 7.0 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.9 7.0 7.3 6.8 5.8 5.5 5.2 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.9 5.3 5.7 6.0 5.5 5.0 4.4 4.7 6.5 10.0 9.4 8.8 7.8 7.2 5.7 5.0 4.8 4.1
Nov 7.2 7.0 6.9 5.8 5.3 5.4 6.2 7.0 7.4 6.6 5.6 5.6 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.1 3.9 5.5 5.9 5.8 5.4 5.0 4.5 4.7 6.8 9.9 9.8 8.6 7.7 6.9 5.8 5.0 4.6
Dec 7.3 7.0 6.6 5.7 5.3 5.4 6.3 7.3 7.4 6.5 5.5 5.6 5.4 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.9 5.7 6.0 5.7 5.4 4.9 4.4 5.0 7.3 9.9 9.3 8.5 7.9 6.7 5.6 5.0 4.7
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