Non-farm payrolls is an employment report released monthly.
It represents total amount of paid workers in goods-producing, construction and manufacturing companies.It does not include farm workers, private household employees, non-profit organization employees, or government employees.
It is an influential statistic and economic indicator released monthly by the US Department of Labor as part of a comprehensive report on the state of the labor market.
The figure released is the change in NFP, compared to the previous month.
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