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Economic News Release
QCEW QCEW Program Links

County Employment and Wages Full Data Update

For release 10:00 a.m. (ET), Wednesday, September 7, 2022	USDL-22-1806

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First Quarter 2023

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) updated the full Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages 
(QCEW) database through the first quarter of 2022. Links to updated databases, files, and tables can be 
found at Interactive chart data have been updated with 
additional detail provided at
by-industry.htm. //CEWDAT Charts ZUNI3 02122024//

This update includes data previously issued with the County Employment and Wages news release for 
the first quarter of 2023.

The County Employment and Wages release for second quarter 2022 is scheduled to be released 
on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

The County Employment and Wages full data update for second quarter 2022 is scheduled to be 
released on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. (ET).


					Industry Changes to QCEW Data
	Beginning with this release, the QCEW program now uses the 2022 version of the North American 
	Industry Classification System (NAICS) as the basis for publication of economic data  
	by industry.
	For more information on the change to NAICS, please see the Federal Register notice at
	For information on the use of the 2022 version of NAICS in QCEW, please see
Last Modified Date: February 12, 2024