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The 2010 Statistical Abstract

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Labor Force, Employment, & Earnings

This section presents statistics on the labor force; its distribution by occupation and industry affiliation; and the supply of, demand for, and conditions of labor.

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Compensation, Wages and Earnings

628 - Annual Total Compensation and Wages and Salary Accruals Per Full-Time Equivalent Employee by Industry [Excel 50k] | [PDF 460k]

629 - Average Hourly Earnings by Private Industry Group [Excel 38k] | [PDF 460k]

630 - Mean Hourly Earnings and Weekly Hours by Selected Characteristics: 2007 [Excel 63k] | [PDF 460k]

631 - Employment and Wages [Excel 43k] | [PDF 448k]

632 - Average Annual Wage by State [Excel 45k] | [PDF 448k]

633 - Full-Time Wage and Salary Workers-Number and Earnings [Excel 41k] | [PDF 465k]

634 - Workers With Earnings by Occupation of Longest Held Job and Sex: 2007 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 449k]

635 - Employment Cost Index (ECI), Total Compensation by Occupation and Industry [Excel 39k] | [PDF 449k]

636 - Federal and State Minimum Wage Rates [Excel 39k] | [PDF 455k]

637 - Workers Paid Hourly Rates by Selected Characteristics: 2008 [Excel 123k] | [PDF 466k]

Employed Persons

588 - Employed Civilians and Weekly Hours [Excel 30k] | [PDF 465k]

589 - Persons at Work by Hours Worked: 2008 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 448k]

590 - Persons With a Job, But Not at Work [Excel 30k] | [PDF 449k]

591 - Class of Worker by Sex and Selected Characteristic: 2008 [Excel 52k] | [PDF 449k]

592 - Self-Employed Workers by Industry and Occupation [Excel 32k] | [PDF 448k]

593 - Type of Work Flexibility Provided to Employees: 2008 [Excel 35K] | [PDF 448K]

594 - Persons on Flexible Schedules: 2004 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 460k]

595 - Employed Workers With Alternative and Traditional Work Arrangements: 2005 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 460k]

596 - Multiple Jobholders: 2008 [Excel 61k] | [PDF 459k]

597 - Average Number of Jobs Held From Ages 18 to 42 [Excel 32k] | [PDF 459k]

598 - Distribution of Workers by Tenure With Current Employer: 2008 [Excel 86k] | [PDF 460k]

599 - Part-Time Workers by Reason: 2008 [Excel 50k] | [PDF 450k]

600 - Displaced Workers by Selected Characteristics: 2008 [Excel 57k] | [PDF 478k]

603 - Employed Civilians by Occupation, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2008 [Excel 150k] | [PDF 475k]

604 - Employed Civilians by Occupation--States: 2008 [Excel 42k] | [PDF 458k]

606 - Occupations of the Employed by Selected Characteristics: 2008 [Excel 45k] | [PDF 460k]

607 - Employment by Industry [Excel 35k] | [PDF 449k]

Employment Benefits

638 - Employer Costs for Employee Compensation Per Hour Worked: 2008 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 460k]

639 - Percent of Workers in Private Industry With Access to Retirement and Health Care Benefits by Selected Characteristics: 2009 [Excel 44k] | [PDF 460k]

640 - Percent of Workers in Private Industry With Access to Selected Employee Benefits in Private Industry: 2008 [Excel 40k] | [PDF 459k]

Employment Projections

575 - Civilian Labor Force and Participation Rates With Projections [Excel 38k] | [PDF 460k]

605 - Employment Projections by Occupation [Excel 39k] | [PDF 460k]

608 - Employment Projections by Industry [Excel 38k] | [PDF 460k]

Employment and Earnings--Establishment Basis

617 - Nonfarm Establishments-Employees, Hours, and Earnings by Industry [Excel 49k] | [PDF 447k]

618 - Employees in Nonfarm Establishments-States: 2008 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 448k]

619 - Nonfarm Industries-Employees and Earnings [Excel 102k] | [PDF 477k]

620 - Private Nonfarm Extended Mass Layoff Activity by Industry and Reason [Excel 49K] | [PDF 449K]

621 - Women Employees on Nonfarm Payrolls by Major Industry [Excel 42K] | [PDF 449K]

622 - Hires and Separations Affecting Establishment Payrolls [Excel 35k] | [PDF 460k]

623 - Type of Seperations Affecting Establishment Payrolls [Excel 31K] | [PDF 460K]

Injuries and Fatalities

641 - Workers Killed or Disabled on the Job [Excel 62k] | [PDF 460k]

642 - Worker Deaths, Injuries, and Production Time Lost [Excel 57k] | [PDF 461k]

643 - Industries With the Highest Total Case Incidence Rates for Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses: 2007 [Excel 41k] | [PDF 461k]

644 - Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rates: 2007 [Excel 74k] | [PDF 462k]

645 - Fatal Work Injuries by Event or Exposure [Excel 37k] | [PDF 462k]

646 - Workplace Violence Incidence and Security Measures: 2005 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 459k]

Labor Force Status

574 - Civilian Population--Employment Status [Excel 34k] | [PDF 460k]

575 - Civilian Labor Force and Participation Rates With Projections [Excel 38k] | [PDF 460k]

576 - Civilian Population--Employment Status by Sex, Race, and Ethnicity [Excel 52k] | [PDF 448k]

577 - Foreign-Born and Native-Born Populations--Employment Status by Selected Characteristics: 2007 [Excel 70k] | [PDF 458k]

578 - Civilian Labor Force-Percent Distribution by Sex and Age [Excel 42k] | [PDF 448k]

579 - Civilian Labor Force and Participation Rates by Educational Attainment, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin [Excel 52k] | [PDF 448k]

580 - Characteristics of the Civilian Labor Force by State: 2008 [Excel 70k] | [PDF 459k]

581 - Civilian Labor Force by Selected Metropolitan Area: 2008 [Excel 36k] | [PDF 460k]

582 - School Enrollment and Labor Force Status: 2008 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 460k]

583 - Labor Force Participation Rates by Marital Status, Sex, and Age [Excel 53k] | [PDF 459k]

584 - Marital Status of Women in the Civilian Labor Force [Excel 47k] | [PDF 459k]

585 - Employment Status of Women by Marital Status and Presence and Age of Children [Excel 48k] | [PDF 448k]

586 - Labor Force Participation Rates for Wives, Husband Present by Age of Own Youngest Child [Excel 31k] | [PDF 438k]

587 - Married Couples by Labor Force Status of Spouse [Excel 40k] | [PDF 465k]

601 - Labor Force Status of Persons With a Work Disability by Age: 2008 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 478k]

602 - Persons Not in the Labor Force: 2008 [Excel 86k] | [PDF 478k]

Productivity

624 - Adults in Selected Work-Related Formal Learning Activities, by Type of Educational Activity [Excel 32k] | [PDF 459k]

625 - Average Hours Worked Per Day by Employed Persons: 2008 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 459k]

626 - Productivity and Related Measures for Selected NAICS Industries [Excel 64k] | [PDF 460k]

627 - Productivity and Related Measures [Excel 107k] | [PDF 460k]

Unemployed Persons

609 - Uemployed Workers-Summary [Excel 41k] | [PDF 448k]

610 - Unemployed Jobseekers', Job Search Activities: 2008 [Excel 58k] | [PDF 448k]

611 - Unemployed Persons by Sex and Reason [Excel 39k] | [PDF 448k]

612 - Unemployment Rates by Industry, and by Sex [Excel 34k] | [PDF 449k]

613 - Unemployment by Occupation, and by Sex [Excel 30k] | [PDF 449k]

614 - Unemployed and Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin [Excel 46k] | [PDF 448k]

615 - Unemployed Persons by Reason of Unemployment: 2008 [Excel 96k] | [PDF 448k]

616 - Total Unemployed and Insured Unemployed by State [Excel 76k] | [PDF 448k]

Work Stoppages and Unions

647 - Work Stoppages [Excel 43k] | [PDF 459k]

648 - Labor Union Membership by Sector [Excel 40k] | [PDF 459k]

649 - Union Members by Selected Characteristics: 2008 [Excel 131k] | [PDF 459k]

650 - Labor Union Membership by State [Excel 55k] | [PDF 459k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2010 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: October 27, 2010