CES employment revisions and sample collection rates, detailed tables and technical information

Current Employment Statistics (CES) first preliminary estimates of employment, hours, and earnings are published each month approximately three weeks after the reference period. Estimates are then revised twice before being held constant until the annual benchmarking process.  Second preliminary estimates for a given month are published the month following the initial release, and final sample-based estimates are published 2 months after the initial release.  Details of CES revisions and collection rates follow.


Last Modified Date: March 13, 2007