Academic journal article Monthly Labor Review

Comparative Indicators

Academic journal article Monthly Labor Review

Comparative Indicators

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1. Labor market indicators                                           2010       2011       2010         Selected indicators                                                                 I            Employment data  Employment status of the civilian     noninstitutional population     (household survey): (1)   Labor force participation rate          64.7       64.1       64.9   Employment-population ratio             58.5       58.4       58.5   Unemployment rate                        9.6        8.9        9.8     Men                                   10.5        9.4       10.9       16 to 24 years                      20.8       18.7       21.7       25 years and older                   8.9        7.9        9.2     Women                                  8.6        8.5        8.6       16 to 24 years                      15.8       15.7       15.4       25 years and older                   7.4        7.3        7.4  Employment, nonfarm (payroll data),     in thousands: (1)   Total nonfarm                        129,874    131,358    129,438           Total private                107,384    109,253    106,914       Goods-producing                   17,751     18,021     17,704         Manufacturing                   11,528     11,733     11,470       Service-providing                112,123    113,337    111,729   Average hours:     Total private                         33.4       33.6       33.3       Manufacturing                       41.1       41.4       41.0         Overtime                           3.8        4.1        3.6     Employment Cost Index (1,2,3)  Total compensation:   Civilian nonfarm (4)                     2.0        2.0         .7     Private nonfarm                        2.1        2.2         .8       Goods-producing (5)                  2.3        2.4        1.0       Service-providing (5)                2.0        2.0         .7     State and local government             1.8        1.3         .3  Workers by bargaining status     (private nonfarm):   Union                                    3.3        2.7        1.5   Nonunion                                 1.8        2.1         .7                                                      2010         Selected indicators                                           II        III         IV            Employment data  Employment status of the civilian     noninstitutional population     (household survey): (1)   Labor force participation rate          64.9       64.6       64.4   Employment-population ratio             58.6       58.5       58.3   Unemployment rate                        9.6        9.5        9.6     Men                                   10.6       10.4       10.2       16 to 24 years                      21.0       20.5       20.1       25 years and older                   9.0        8.9        8.8     Women                                  8.6        8.5        8.8       16 to 24 years                      16.1       15.5       16.4       25 years and older                   7.4        7.4        7.6  Employment, nonfarm (payroll data),     in thousands: (1)   Total nonfarm                        130,021    129,885    130,346           Total private                107,283    107,618    108,088       Goods-producing                   17,754     17,764     17,785         Manufacturing                   11,546     11,551     11,575       Service-providing                112,267    112,121    112,561   Average hours:     Total private                         33.4       33.5       33.5       Manufacturing                       41.0       41.3       41.3         Overtime                           3.9        3.9        4.0     Employment Cost Index (1,2,3)  Total compensation:   Civilian nonfarm (4)                      .4         .5         .3     Private nonfarm                         .5         .4         .3       Goods-producing (5)                   .5         .6         .1       Service-providing (5)                 .4         .4         . … 
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