Pine Bluff non-farm payroll employees decrease by 0.3% since last year


The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of February in the Pine Bluff metropolitan statistical area was 33,100, a 0.3 percent decrease over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last February, Pine Bluff reported 33,200 workers on non-farm payrolls.

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.

Overall, Arkansas reported 1.265 million people employed on non-farm payrolls in February.

Arkansas Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls 2019 vs. 2018
February 2019 (In thousands)
February 2018 (In thousands)
Percent Change
1264.7
1253.1
0.9
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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