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SM91-01
Jennifer Rothgeb, Anne Polivka, Kathleen Creighton, and Sharon Cohany
Component ID: #ti1890479168

Introduction

The Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly survey of approximately 60,000 households, is the primary source of information on labor force characteristics of the U.S. population. The survey, conducted for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) by the Bureau of the Census, uses a scientifically selected sample of households, representative of the civilian noninstitutional population of the U.S.

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