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Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

http://api.dol.gov/V1/Statistics/CES

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 141,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 486,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.

More information and details about the data provided can be found at http://www.bls.gov/ces

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Dataset Tables

CU_DATA_PUB Table

Data Pub
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SERIES_ID Data Type varchar (17) Column Description Series Identifier Code
Column Name YEAR Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Data Observation Year
Column Name PERIOD Data Type varchar (3) Column Description Data Observation Period (Month, Quarter, Semi-Annual, Annual)
Column Name VALUE Data Type varchar (12) Column Description Data Observation/Estimate
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODES Data Type varchar (10) Column Description Footnote Codes

CE_DATATYYPE Table

Data Type
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name DATA_TYPE_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Datatype Code
Column Name DATA_TYPE_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Datatype Description

CE_FOOTNOTE Table

Footnote
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Footnote Code
Column Name FOOTNOTE_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Footnote Code Description

CE_INDUSTRY Table

Industry
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name INDUSTRY_CODE Data Type varchar (8) Column Description Industry Code
Column Name NAICS_CODE Data Type varchar (13) Column Description NAICS Code
Column Name PUBLISHING_STATUS Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Publishing Status
Column Name INDUSTRY_NAME Data Type varchar (150) Column Description Industry Name
Column Name DISPLAY_LEVEL Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Display Indent Level For Query Tool
Column Name SELECTABLE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Code To Allow/Disallow Query Tool Selection
Column Name SORT_SEQUENCE Data Type varchar (5) Column Description Data Query Tool Widget Sorting

CE_SEASONAL Table

Seasonal
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SEASONAL Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Seasonally adjusted code (S, U)
Column Name SEASONAL_TEXT Data Type varchar (30) Column Description Seasonal Description

CE_SERIES Table

Series
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SERIES_ID Data Type varchar (17) Column Description Series Identifier Code
Column Name SUPERSECTOR_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Supersector Code
Column Name INDUSTRY_CODE Data Type varchar (8) Column Description Industry Code
Column Name DATA_TYPE_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Datatype Code
Column Name SEASONAL Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Seasonal Code
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODES Data Type varchar (10) Column Description Footnote Code
Column Name BEGIN_YEAR Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Begin Year Of Series
Column Name BEGIN_PERIOD Data Type varchar (3) Column Description Begin Period Of Series
Column Name END_YEAR Data Type varchar (4) Column Description End Year Of Series
Column Name END_PERIOD Data Type varchar (3) Column Description End Period Of Series

CE_SUPERSECTOR Table

Supersector
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SUPERSECTOR_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Supersector Code
Column Name SUPERSECTOR_NAME Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Supersector Description