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Economic Data (USA)

Friday, June 03, 2022

Employment Situation Report for May 2022

The Employment Situation Report for May 2022 was released by The Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning:

Nonfarm Payrolls (month-to-month change)
Actual: +390,000
Previous Month (Revised): 436,000
One Year Previous: 447,000

U-3 Unemployment Rate (Headline)
Actual: 3.6%
Previous Month: 3.6%
12 Months Previous: 5.8%

U-6 Unemployment Rate*
Actual: 7.1%
Previous Month: 7.0%
12 Months Previous: 10.1%

Average Hourly Earnings (month-to-month change)
Predicted: +0.3%
Actual: +0.314% (+$0.10)

Average Hourly Earnings (year-on-year change)
Predicted: +3.5%
Actual: +5.237% (+$1.59)

Average Weekly Earnings (month-to-month change)
Actual: +0.314% (+$3.46)


Average Weekly Earnings (year-on-year change)
Actual: +4.333% (+$45.91)

Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate: 62.3%
Previous Month: 62.2%
12 Months Previous: 61.6%

Average Workweek
Predicted: 34.6 hours
Actual: 34.6 hours

Economist, academics, central bankers and investors pay very close attention to the monthly Employment Situation report as it offers penetrating insight as to the current and near-future state of the overall U.S. economy. If a) Americans are earning more money and b) the economy is creating new jobs, this typically translates to more money being pumped into the economy (and vice versa.)

The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

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From Today's Report:

"...In May, 7.4 percent of employed persons teleworked because of the  coronavirus pandemic, down from 7.7 percent in the prior month. These data refer to employed persons who teleworked or worked at home for pay at some point in the 4 weeks preceding the survey specifically because of the pandemic.

In May, 1.8 million persons reported that they had been unable to work because their employer closed or lost business due to the pandemic -- that is, they did not work at all or worked fewer hours at some point in the 4 weeks preceding the survey due to the pandemic. This measure is little changed from the previous month. Among those who reported in May that they were unable to work because of pandemic-related closures or lost business, 19.9 percent received at least some pay from their employer for the hours not worked, also little different from the prior month.

Among those not in the labor force in May, 455,000 persons were prevented from looking for work due to the pandemic, down from 586,000 in the prior month.
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CHART: Nonfarm Payroll Employment - May 2022 Update

CHART: Nonfarm Payroll Employment
May 2022 Update

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CHART: U-3 (Headline) Unemployment Rate - May 2022 Update

CHART: U-3 (Headline) Unemployment Rate
May 2022 Update

 
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 * =  The U-6 Unemployment Rate is defined as:

"Total unemployed, plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force, plus total employed part time for economic reasons, as a percent of the civilian labor force plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force."

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