United States Payroll Employment for the Government Industry (Not Seas Adj.)
Updated on August 8, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in July 2022, the United State's not seasonally adjusted government payroll employment was 21,144,000; this means that the United States lost 913,000 jobs in the government industry in the month of July 2022. You can see the seasonally adjusted version of this information at this link.

The charts and table below shows the United State's not seasonally adjusted historical government payroll employment and number of jobs added from January 2002 to July 2022.

You can also see links at the bottom of this page for similar data for a selected group of industries and links for many more industries at this link.

U.S. Payroll Employment for the Government Industry (Not Seas Adj.)
U.S. Number of Jobs Added to the Government Industry (Not Seas Adj.)
U.S. Payroll Employment for the Government Industry (Not Seas Adj.)
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Month Number of Payrolls Jobs Added
January 2002 21299000
February 2002 21711000 412000
March 2002 21836000 125000
April 2002 21846000 10000
May 2002 21947000 101000
June 2002 21542000 -405000
July 2002 20366000 -1176000
August 2002 20396000 30000
September 2002 21365000 969000
October 2002 21878000 513000
November 2002 22016000 138000
December 2002 21957000 -59000
January 2003 21542000 -415000
February 2003 21925000 383000
March 2003 22017000 92000
April 2003 22000000 -17000
May 2003 21986000 -14000
June 2003 21587000 -399000
July 2003 20446000 -1141000
August 2003 20402000 -44000
September 2003 21328000 926000
October 2003 21871000 543000
November 2003 21979000 108000
December 2003 21914000 -65000
January 2004 21443000 -471000
February 2004 21846000 403000
March 2004 21992000 146000
April 2004 22009000 17000
May 2004 21988000 -21000
June 2004 21544000 -444000
July 2004 20433000 -1111000
August 2004 20453000 20000
September 2004 21497000 1044000
October 2004 22023000 526000
November 2004 22173000 150000
December 2004 22050000 -123000
January 2005 21627000 -423000
February 2005 22049000 422000
March 2005 22146000 97000
April 2005 22160000 14000
May 2005 22165000 5000
June 2005 21719000 -446000
July 2005 20650000 -1069000
August 2005 20682000 32000
September 2005 21707000 1025000
October 2005 22183000 476000
November 2005 22334000 151000
December 2005 22225000 -109000
January 2006 21727000 -498000
February 2006 22194000 467000
March 2006 22307000 113000
April 2006 22315000 8000
May 2006 22306000 -9000
June 2006 21875000 -431000
July 2006 20779000 -1096000
August 2006 20827000 48000
September 2006 21919000 1092000
October 2006 22424000 505000
November 2006 22558000 134000
December 2006 22454000 -104000
January 2007 21974000 -480000
February 2007 22445000 471000
March 2007 22550000 105000
April 2007 22568000 18000
May 2007 22585000 17000
June 2007 22176000 -409000
July 2007 20963000 -1213000
August 2007 21077000 114000
September 2007 22086000 1009000
October 2007 22657000 571000
November 2007 22799000 142000
December 2007 22738000 -61000
January 2008 22250000 -488000
February 2008 22736000 486000
March 2008 22840000 104000
April 2008 22849000 9000
May 2008 22881000 32000
June 2008 22497000 -384000
July 2008 21346000 -1151000
August 2008 21436000 90000
September 2008 22373000 937000
October 2008 22937000 564000
November 2008 23051000 114000
December 2008 22917000 -134000
January 2009 22471000 -446000
February 2009 22870000 399000
March 2009 22960000 90000
April 2009 23094000 134000
May 2009 23025000 -69000
June 2009 22564000 -461000
July 2009 21280000 -1284000
August 2009 21349000 69000
September 2009 22291000 942000
October 2009 22905000 614000
November 2009 23007000 102000
December 2009 22840000 -167000
January 2010 22376000 -464000
February 2010 22765000 389000
March 2010 22913000 148000
April 2010 22992000 79000
May 2010 23399000 407000
June 2010 22738000 -661000
July 2010 21327000 -1411000
August 2010 21239000 -88000
September 2010 22101000 862000
October 2010 22657000 556000
November 2010 22767000 110000
December 2010 22607000 -160000
January 2011 22128000 -479000
February 2011 22505000 377000
March 2011 22595000 90000
April 2011 22617000 22000
May 2011 22525000 -92000
June 2011 22094000 -431000
July 2011 20767000 -1327000
August 2011 20868000 101000
September 2011 21848000 980000
October 2011 22359000 511000
November 2011 22441000 82000
December 2011 22290000 -151000
January 2012 21810000 -480000
February 2012 22271000 461000
March 2012 22348000 77000
April 2012 22349000 1000
May 2012 22300000 -49000
June 2012 21850000 -450000
July 2012 20624000 -1226000
August 2012 20830000 206000
September 2012 21798000 968000
October 2012 22258000 460000
November 2012 22358000 100000
December 2012 22245000 -113000
January 2013 21732000 -513000
February 2013 22217000 485000
March 2013 22273000 56000
April 2013 22290000 17000
May 2013 22242000 -48000
June 2013 21785000 -457000
July 2013 20524000 -1261000
August 2013 20753000 229000
September 2013 21728000 975000
October 2013 22193000 465000
November 2013 22314000 121000
December 2013 22179000 -135000
January 2014 21679000 -500000
February 2014 22110000 431000
March 2014 22225000 115000
April 2014 22274000 49000
May 2014 22227000 -47000
June 2014 21837000 -390000
July 2014 20590000 -1247000
August 2014 20794000 204000
September 2014 21810000 1016000
October 2014 22307000 497000
November 2014 22421000 114000
December 2014 22307000 -114000
January 2015 21823000 -484000
February 2015 22259000 436000
March 2015 22348000 89000
April 2015 22409000 61000
May 2015 22365000 -44000
June 2015 21949000 -416000
July 2015 20784000 -1165000
August 2015 20973000 189000
September 2015 21973000 1000000
October 2015 22446000 473000
November 2015 22557000 111000
December 2015 22460000 -97000
January 2016 21980000 -480000
February 2016 22413000 433000
March 2016 22552000 139000
April 2016 22579000 27000
May 2016 22540000 -39000
June 2016 22106000 -434000
July 2016 21000000 -1106000
August 2016 21203000 203000
September 2016 22239000 1036000
October 2016 22658000 419000
November 2016 22780000 122000
December 2016 22639000 -141000
January 2017 22171000 -468000
February 2017 22625000 454000
March 2017 22693000 68000
April 2017 22721000 28000
May 2017 22665000 -56000
June 2017 22261000 -404000
July 2017 21077000 -1184000
August 2017 21311000 234000
September 2017 22318000 1007000
October 2017 22739000 421000
November 2017 22872000 133000
December 2017 22741000 -131000
January 2018 22225000 -516000
February 2018 22697000 472000
March 2018 22767000 70000
April 2018 22804000 37000
May 2018 22753000 -51000
June 2018 22365000 -388000
July 2018 21178000 -1187000
August 2018 21511000 333000
September 2018 22470000 959000
October 2018 22862000 392000
November 2018 22971000 109000
December 2018 22854000 -117000
January 2019 22378000 -476000
February 2019 22793000 415000
March 2019 22886000 93000
April 2019 22952000 66000
May 2019 22867000 -85000
June 2019 22476000 -391000
July 2019 21325000 -1151000
August 2019 21697000 372000
September 2019 22672000 975000
October 2019 23060000 388000
November 2019 23195000 135000
December 2019 23057000 -138000
January 2020 22650000 -407000
February 2020 23094000 444000
March 2020 23127000 33000
April 2020 22240000 -887000
May 2020 21660000 -580000
June 2020 21296000 -364000
July 2020 20392000 -904000
August 2020 21127000 735000
September 2020 21970000 843000
October 2020 22132000 162000
November 2020 22158000 26000
December 2020 21986000 -172000
January 2021 21660000 -326000
February 2021 21993000 333000
March 2021 22143000 150000
April 2021 22241000 98000
May 2021 22193000 -48000
June 2021 21900000 -293000
July 2021 20981000 -919000
August 2021 21294000 313000
September 2021 22207000 913000
October 2021 22463000 256000
November 2021 22551000 88000
December 2021 22430000 -121000
January 2022 22023000 -407000
February 2022 22359000 336000
March 2022 22427000 68000
April 2022 22495000 68000
May 2022 22455000 -40000
June 2022 22057000 -398000
July 2022 21144000 -913000

United States Payroll Employment for Different Industries (Not Seas Adj.)

Use the links below to see the not seasonally adjusted payroll employment and number of jobs added for the following selected U.S. industries. You can also see the not seasonally adjusted U.S. payroll employment for many more industries at this link.