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)                       . … 
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