# ALFRED Graph

The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'

The source code is: LNS12000000

Civilian Employment Level

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The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'

The source code is: LNS12000000

Civilian Employment Level

**Enter date as YYYY-MM-DD**

#### Customize data:

Write a custom formula to transform one or more series or combine two or more series.

You can begin by adding a series to combine with your existing series.

Now create a custom formula to combine or transform the series.

Need help? []

For example, invert an exchange rate by using formula 1/a, where “a” refers to the first FRED data series added to this line. Or calculate the spread between 2 interest rates, a and b, by using the formula a - b.

Use the assigned data series variables (a, b, c, etc.) together with operators (+, -, *, /, ^, etc.), parentheses {(,)}, and constants (1, 1.5, 2, etc.) to create your own formula (e.g., 1/a, a-b, (a+b)/2, (a/(a+b+c))*100). As noted above, you may add other data series to this line before entering a formula.

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**Source:**
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

**Release:**
Employment Situation

**Units:**
Thousands of Persons, Seasonally Adjusted

**Frequency:**
Monthly

#### Notes:

The civilian noninstitutional population is defined as: persons 16 years of age and older residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, who are not inmates of institutions (e.g., penal and mental facilities, homes for the aged), and who are not on active duty in the Armed Forces.

The series comes from the 'Current Population Survey (Household Survey)'

The source code is: LNS12000000

#### Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Civilian Employment Level [CE16OV], retrieved from ALFRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://alfred.stlouisfed.org/series?seid=CE16OV, May 21, 2018.

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