South Carolina sees 2,150,400 non-farm payroll employees in February


South Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of February was 2,150,400, 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.

South Carolina Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Metropolitan Statistical Area
February 2019 (In thousands)
January 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change by Month
Charleston-North Charleston
367
365
0.5
Columbia
400.9
398.5
0.6
Florence
91.9
91.6
0.3
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin
429.8
425.4
1
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort
81.4
81.2
0.2
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach
168.6
165.9
1.6
Spartanburg
160.2
158.8
0.9
Sumter
40.8
40.8
0
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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