Percent change in payrolls since February 2020, for all private and state and local government employment

 

date Total private-sector employment State and local government employment
Feb-2020 0.0% 0.0%
Mar-2020 -1.1% -0.3%
Apr-2020 -16.2% -4.9%
May-2020 -13.7% -7.5%
Jun-2020 -10.2% -7.4%
Jul-2020 -9.1% -6.9%
Aug-2020 -8.2% -5.9%
Sep-2020 -7.4% -6.0%
Oct-2020 -6.7% -6.2%
Nov-2020 -6.5% -6.1%
Dec-2020 -6.6% -6.2%
Jan-2021 -6.4% -5.6%
Feb-2021 -6.0% -5.6%
Mar-2021 -5.4% -5.2%
Apr-2021 -5.2% -5.0%
May-2021 -4.9% -4.9%
Jun-2021 -4.4% -4.4%
Jul-2021 -3.7% -4.1%
Aug-2021 -3.3% -4.1%
Sep-2021 -2.9% -4.1%
Oct-2021 -2.2% -4.3%
Nov-2021 -1.8% -4.3%
Dec-2021 -1.3% -4.2%
Jan-2022 -1.1% -4.2%
Feb-2022 -0.5% -4.2%
Mar-2022 -0.1% -4.2%
Apr-2022 0.1% -4.0%
May-2022 0.3% -3.8%
Jun-2022 0.6% -3.8%
Jul-2022 1.0% -3.1%
Aug-2022 1.2% -3.1%
Sep-2022 1.4% -3.0%
Oct-2022 1.7% -2.9%
Nov-2022 1.8% -2.6%
Dec-2022 1.9% -2.6%
Jan-2023 2.2% -2.0%
Feb-2023 2.4% -1.8%
Mar-2023 2.4% -1.5%
Apr-2023 2.6% -1.4%
May-2023 2.8% -1.1%
Jun-2023 3.0% -0.9%
Jul-2023 3.1% -0.8%
Aug-2023 3.2% -0.5%
Sep-2023 3.3% -0.3%
Oct-2023 3.4% 0.0%
Nov-2023 3.5% 0.2%
Dec-2023 3.7% 0.5%
Jan-2024 3.8% 0.7%
Feb-2024 4.0% 1.0%
Mar-2024 4.2% 1.3%
Apr-2024 4.3% 1.3%
May-2024 4.4% 1.4%
Jun-2024 4.5% 1.7%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) Current Employment Statistics, Establishment Survey (CES) public data series.

View the underlying data on epi.org.