Current Population Survey

Metadata Updated: September 17, 2015

The Current Population Survey (CPS) is the primary source of labor force statistics for the U.S. population. It is the source of numerous high-profile economic statistics, including the national unemployment rate, and provides data on a wide range of issues relating to employment and earnings. The CPS also collects extensive demographic data that complement and enhance our understanding of labor market conditions in the nation. The survey is jointly sponsored by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: U.S. Government Work

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Metadata Created Date May 20, 2015
Metadata Updated Date September 17, 2015
Data Update Frequency R/P1M

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 20, 2015
Metadata Updated Date September 17, 2015
Publisher US Census Bureau, Department of Commerce
Unique Identifier DOC-2088
Lisa Clement
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1M
Bureau Code 006:07
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Data Dictionary
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Harvest Source Id 0836a94a-b3c8-4190-a145-bddc06458b2c
Harvest Source Title Commerce Non Spatial Data.json Harvest Source
Data First Published 1989-02-01
Data Last Modified 2013-09-01
Program Code 006:008
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