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Current Population Survey (CPS)

Current Population Survey (CPS)

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

The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.

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

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Dataset Tables

LE_AGES

Ages
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name AGES_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Age Code
Column Name AGES_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Age Code Description

LE_BORN

Born
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name BORN_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Foreign Born Code
Column Name BORN_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Foreign Born Code Description
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

LE_CLASS

Class
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name CLASS_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Class of Worker Code
Column Name CLASS_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Class of Worker Description
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

LE_DATA_PUB

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

LE_EARN

Earn
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name EARN_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Earnings Code
Column Name EARN_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Earnings Code Description

LE_EDUCATION

Education
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name EDUCATION_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Education Level Code
Column Name EDUCATION_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Education Level Code Description

LE_FIPS

FIPS
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name FIPS_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description FIPS Code
Column Name FIPS_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description FIPS Code Description

LE_FOOTNOTE

Footnote
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Footnote Code
Column Name FOOTNOTE_TEXT Data Type varchar (150) Column Description Footnote Code Description

LE_INDY

Indy
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name INDY_CODE Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Industry Code
Column Name INDY_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Industry Code Description

LE_LFST

Labor Force Status
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name LFST_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column DescriptionLabor Force Status Code
Column Name LFST_TEXT Data Type varchar (150) Column Description Labor Force Status Code Description

LE_OCCUPATION

Occupation
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name OCCUPATION_CODE Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Occupation Code
Column Name OCCUPATION_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Occupation Code Description

LE_ORIG

Origin
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name ORIG_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Ethhic Origin Code
Column Name ORIG_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Ethnic Origin Code Description

LE_PCTS

Percents
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name PCTS_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Type of Percent Code
Column Name PCTS_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Type of Percent Code Description

LE_RACE

Race
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name RACE_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Race Code
Column Name RACE_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Race Code Description

LE_SEASONAL

Seasonal
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SEASONAL Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Seasonal Code
Column Name SEASONAL_TEXT Data Type varchar (30) Column Description Seasonal Code Text

LE_SERIES

Series
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SERIES_ID Data Type varchar (17) Column Description Series Identifier Code
Column Name LFST_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Labor Force Status Code
Column Name FIPS_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description FIPS Code
Column Name SERIES_DESCRIPTION Data Type varchar (200) Column Description Series Identifier Code Description
Column Name TDATA_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Type of Data Code
Column Name PCTS_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Type of Percent Code
Column Name EARN_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Data Type, Primarily Earnings Type Code
Column Name CLASS_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Class of Worker Code
Column Name UNIN_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Union Membership Code
Column Name INDY_CODE Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Industry Code
Column Name OCCUPATION_CODE Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Occupation Code
Column Name EDUCATION_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Education Level Code
Column Name AGES_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Age Code
Column Name RACE_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Race Code
Column Name ORIG_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Ethnic Origin Code
Column Name SEXS_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Gender Code
Column Name BORN_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Foreign Born Code
Column Name SEASONAL Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Seasonality Code
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODES Data Type varchar (10) Column Description Footnote Codes
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

LE_SEXS

Sexes
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SEXS_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Gender Code
Column Name SEXS_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Gender Code Description

LE_TDATA

Type of Data
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name TDATA_CODE Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Type of Data Code
Column Name TDATA_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Type of Data Code Description

LE_UNIN

Union
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name UNIN_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Union Membership Code
Column Name UNIN_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Union Membership Code Description