North Carolina's non-farm payroll employees increase by 1.1% since July


North Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of August was 4,573,400, a 1.1 percent increase over last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

North Carolina reported 4,521,500 workers on non-farm payrolls in July.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in North Carolina (August vs. July 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
August 2019 (In thousands)
July 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Asheville
203.5
201.1
1.2
Burlington
63.3
61.9
2.3
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia
1240.3
1228.6
1
Durham-Chapel Hill
315.7
312.7
1
Fayetteville
130.7
129.8
0.7
Goldsboro
41.5
40.8
1.7
Greensboro-High Point
360.8
355
1.6
Greenville
81.1
79.8
1.6
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
154.4
152.1
1.5
Jacksonville
50.1
47.4
5.7
New Bern
45.3
44.6
1.6
Raleigh
652.1
645.8
1
Rocky Mount
55.3
54.5
1.5
Wilmington
134.3
132.2
1.6
Winston-Salem
273.1
269.3
1.4
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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