Lexington-Fayette non-farm payroll employees increase by 1.1% since last year


The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of January in the Lexington-Fayette metropolitan statistical area was 274,200, a 1.1 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last January, Lexington-Fayette reported 271,300 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, Kentucky reported 1.919 million people employed on non-farm payrolls in January.

Kentucky Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls 2019 vs. 2018
January 2019 (In thousands)
January 2018 (In thousands)
Percent Change
1918.9
1892.2
1.4
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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