Skip to main content

Nonagricultural Employment (16 Years and Older) for United States

1969-04: 73.471 Millions of Persons  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M0869BUSM148NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:23 PM CDT
1yr | 5yr | 10yr | Max

Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1940-1957 (2)--Original Data, 1948-1969. Data Cover Wage Or Salary Workers, Self-Employed, And Unpaid Family Workers, Sixteen Years Of Age And Older. 1948-1954 Data Are Based On The Week Containing The 8Th Of The Month. Beginning In 1955 Data Are Based On The Week Of The 12Th Of The Month. Data For Alaska And Hawaii Are Included Beginning 1960. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics, For Original Data: Employment And Earnings, And Monthly Report On The Labor Force, Vol. 13, No. 9, March 1967, And Subsequent Monthly Issues; For Adjusted Data: Vol. 15, No. 8, February 1969, And Following Issues.

This NBER data series m08269b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08269b

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

Growth Rate Calculations | US recession dates

Restore defaults | Save settings | Apply saved settings
Recession bars:
Log scale:

Y-Axis Position:
(a) Nonagricultural Employment (16 Years and Older) for United States, Millions of Persons, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M0869BUSM148NNBR)
Integer Period Range:

copy to all
Create your own data transformation: [+]
Need help? [+]

Use a formula to modify and combine data series into a single line. For example, invert an exchange rate a by using formula 1/a, or calculate the spread between 2 interest rates a and b by using formula a - b.

Use the assigned data series variables above (e.g. a, b, ...) together with operators {+, -, *, /, ^}, braces {(,)}, and constants {e.g. 2, 1.5} to create your own formula {e.g. 1/a, a-b, (a+b)/2, (a/(a+b+c))*100}. The default formula 'a' displays only the first data series added to this line. You may also add data series to this line before entering a formula.

will be applied to formula result

Create segments for min, max, and average values: [+]

Suggested Citation
National Bureau of Economic Research, Nonagricultural Employment (16 Years and Older) for United States [M0869BUSM148NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 25, 2015.

Retrieving data.
Graph updated.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Follow us

Twitter logo Google Plus logo Facebook logo YouTube logo LinkedIn logo
Back to Top
Click to send us feedback