South Carolina's non-farm payroll employees decrease by 0.2% since August


South Carolina reported the number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of September was 2,176,300, a 0.2 percent decrease from last month, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

South Carolina reported 2,180,800 workers on non-farm payrolls in August.

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 (September vs. August 2019)
Metropolitan Statistical Area
September 2019 (In thousands)
August 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Charleston-North Charleston
373.6
371.3
0.6
Columbia
404.5
402.7
0.4
Florence
92.4
92.3
0.1
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin
430.4
429.5
0.2
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort
87.2
85.2
2.3
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach
185.2
181.3
2.2
Spartanburg
162.2
163.1
-0.6
Sumter
40.7
40.6
0.2
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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