Labor Force Statistics (CPS)

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YearDec EmployedLess Previous YearEquals Gain Or LossPresident
1948585540Franklin D. Roosevelt
19495771258554-842,000Harry S. Truman
195059352577121,640,000Harry S. Truman
19516025259352900,000Harry S. Truman
19526074860252496,000Harry S. Truman
19535979660748-952,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
19545999059796194,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
195563268599903,278,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
19566361963268351,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
19576359863619-21,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
19586326663598-332,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
195964927632661,661,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
19606528764927360,000Dwight D. Eisenhower
19616553165287244,000John F. Kennedy
196266585655311,054,000John F. Kennedy
196367791665851,206,000John F. Kennedy
196469543677911,752,000Lyndon B. Johnson
196571819695432,276,000Lyndon B. Johnson
196673600718191,781,000Lyndon B. Johnson
196775337736001,737,000Lyndon B. Johnson
196876699753371,362,000Lyndon B. Johnson
196978789766992,090,000Richard Nixon
19707865178789-138,000Richard Nixon
197180527786511,876,000Richard Nixon
197283424805272,897,000Richard Nixon
197386390834242,966,000Richard Nixon
19748616986390-221,000Richard Nixon
19758668986169520,000Gerald Ford
197689850866893,161,000Gerald Ford
197794183898504,333,000Jimmy Carter
197897669941833,486,000Jimmy Carter
1979100013976692,344,000Jimmy Carter
198099579100013-434,000Jimmy Carter
19819956299579-17,000Ronald Reagan
19829884999562-713,000Ronald Reagan
1983102803988493,954,000Ronald Reagan
19841060491028033,246,000Ronald Reagan
19851080631060492,014,000Ronald Reagan
19861105881080632,525,000Ronald Reagan
19871136791105883,091,000Ronald Reagan
19881159781136792,299,000Ronald Reagan
19891176981159781,720,000George H. W. Bush
1990118110117698412,000George H. W. Bush
1991117395118110-715,000George H. W. Bush
19921189901173951,595,000George H. W. Bush
19931215781189902,588,000Bill Clinton
19941247291215783,151,000Bill Clinton
1995125136124729407,000Bill Clinton
19961279031251362,767,000Bill Clinton
19971307851279032,882,000Bill Clinton
19981327321307851,947,000Bill Clinton
19991346961327321,964,000Bill Clinton
20001378461346963,150,000Bill Clinton
2001136269137846-1,577,000George W. Bush
2002136599136269330,000George W. Bush
20031385561365991,957,000George W. Bush
20041402781385561,722,000George W. Bush
20051429181402782,640,000George W. Bush
20061460811429183,163,000George W. Bush
2007146334146081253,000George W. Bush
2008143350146334-2,984,000George W. Bush
2009137953143350-5,397,000Barack Obama
20101391591379531,206,000Barack Obama
20111406811391591,522,000Barack Obama
20121430601406812,379,000Barack Obama
20131444231430601,363,000Barack Obama
20141471901444232,767,000Barack Obama
20151497031471902,513,000Barack Obama
20161517981497032,095,000Barack Obama
20171536021517981,804,000Donald Trump
20181564811536022,879,000Donald Trump
20191585041564812,023,000Donald Trump
2020144492158504-14,012,000Donald Trump