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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Private/Government Jobs Lost and Gained Month by Month 2011

How many jobs, total, private, and government have been gained (created) or lost month by month in 2011?

Month    Total Jobs   Jobs lost/gained      Private Jobs   Prvt Jobs lost/gained     Gov't Jobs   Govt Jobs lost/gained  
Jan. 130,328+68,000 108,102 +94,000 22,226 -26,000
Feb. 130,563 +235,000 108,363  +261,000 22,200 -26,000
March 130,757 +194,000 108,582  +219,000 22,175 -25,000
April 130,974 +217,000 108,823  +241,000 22,151 -24,000
May 130,999 +25,000 108,896  +73,000 22,103 -48,000
June 131,047 +48,000 108,997  +101,000 22,050 -53,000
July 131,174 +127,000 109,170  +173,000 22,004 -46,000
August 131,278 +104,000 109,242  +72,000 22,036 +32,000
Sept. 131,436 +158,000 109,433  +191,000 22,003 -33,000
Oct. 131,516 +80,000 109,537  +104,000 21,979-24,000

The numbers above represent the latest revisions, which often differ from the preliminary numbers announced by the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) on the first Friday of a given month.


A total of 1,256,000 jobs have been ADDED/CREATED in 2011 to date, October 2011.  That is an average of 125,600 new jobs per month this year.  


1,529,000 jobs have been ADDED in the private sector in 2011 to date; that is an average of 153,000 new private-sector jobs per month this year.


273,000 jobs have been LOST in the government sector in 2011 to date; that is an average of 27,000 government sector jobs lost per month this year. 

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