What is BLS employment Situation?

(202) 691-5902 • [email protected] THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — APRIL 2022. Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

How many people are employed in the U.S. BLS?

Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
May 2021 Mar. 2022
TOTAL
Civilian noninstitutional population 261,210 263,444
Civilian labor force 160,607 164,409

What is BLS employment data?

The BLS programs listed here provide national totals of the number of employed people and also provide statistics on subjects such as occupational employment and wages, labor demand and turnover, and the dynamic state of the labor market.

What does BLS Gov stand for?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics measures labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity in the U.S. economy to support public and private decision making.

What is the current national unemployment rate for the United States per the BLS Gov as of January 2022?

Employment Situation News Release

Category May 2021 Mar. 2022
Unemployment rate 5.8 3.6
Not in labor force 100,409 99,035
Unemployment rates
Total, 16 years and over 5.8 3.6

What percentage of U.S. citizens work for the government?

Beyond the military and the postal service, 2 million people—just over 1% of the U.S. workforce or 0.6% of the total population—are permanently employed by the federal government.

Does BLS data bonus?

In addition to salaries, average annual pay data include bonuses, the cash value of meals and lodging when supplied, tips and other gratuities, and, in some states, employer contributions to certain deferred compensation plans such as 401(k) plans, and stock options.

Is BLS part of DOL?

The primary purpose of the BLS, an arm of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), is to research, assemble, and publish a range of statistical data on the labor market, prices, and productivity.