Illinois sees 6,083,900 non-farm payroll employees in March


Illinois reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of March was 6,083,900, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report which was released in May.

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.

Illinois Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Metropolitan Statistical Area
March 2019 (In thousands)
February 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change by Month
Bloomington
91.7
91.6
0.1
Carbondale-Marion
59
58.5
0.9
Champaign-Urbana
111.9
111
0.8
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin
4712.9
4700
0.3
Danville
27.4
27.3
0.4
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
185.5
183.4
1.1
Decatur
51.3
51.1
0.4
Kankakee
45.9
45.5
0.9
Peoria
174.2
172.9
0.8
Rockford
151.9
151.4
0.3
Springfield
112.9
112
0.8
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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