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Employment Situation 8:30 ET


Employment Situation 8:30 ET

Consensus Notes
Nonfarm payroll employment jumped 215,000 in November. This represents some rebound after hurricane-restrained employment growth in September, but still shows a sluggish picture over the September to November period. The civilian unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent in November.

Nonfarm payrolls Consensus Forecast for Dec 05: 215,000
Range: 130,000 to 250,000

Unemployment rate Consensus Forecast for Dec 05: 5.0 percent
Range: 4.9 to 5.1 percent

Average workweek Consensus Forecast for Dec 05: 33.8 hours
Range: 33.7 to 33.8 hours

Average hourly earnings Consensus Forecast for Dec 05: 0.2 percent
Range: 0.0 to 0.3 percent