South Carolina's non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.6% since September


South Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of October was 2,189,800, a 0.6 percent increase over last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

South Carolina reported 2,176,300 workers on non-farm payrolls in September.

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.

Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls in South Carolina (October vs. September 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
October 2019 (In thousands)
September 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Charleston-North Charleston
371.4
371.3
0
Columbia
404.6
402.7
0.5
Florence
92.4
92.3
0.1
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin
432.7
429.5
0.7
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort
85.9
85.2
0.8
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach
181
181.3
-0.2
Spartanburg
163.6
163.1
0.3
Sumter
40.9
40.6
0.7
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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