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Current Employment Statistics

The CES program measures current wage and salary employment.

Query and retrieve data using a single-screen interactive database query tool UPDATED JUly-17-2014

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages

The QCEW program provides a count of wage and salary employment. It is not as current as CES. Data for a particular quarter is released during the seventh month after the end of that quarter.

Customized queries can be run against our database using a single-screen query toolUpdated APR-18-2014 with revised first-quarter 2013 data and initial second-quarter 2013 data. Starting with the data for 2011 the program has been using NAICS 2012.

Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics

Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) is an innovative state/federal partnership between the Census Bureau and states. LEHD uses modern statistical and computing techniques to combine federal and state administrative data on employers and employees with core Census Bureau censuses and surveys while protecting the confidentiality of people and firms that provide the data.

NAICS-based quarterly workforce indicators can be queried online using the  Census query tool [CENSUS.GOV] Updated SEP-2013

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