Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is a statistics agency within the US Department of Labor. Reports produced by the BLS fall under four main categories: prices, employment and unemployment, compensation and working conditions, and productivity.
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Consumer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: May 10, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The Consumer Price Index is a comprehensive report on prices in the United States. It contains national, regional, and local data broken down into population subgroups. Prices are collected from 87 urban areas from 23,000 retail and service establishments. Rent data are collected from approximately 50,000 landlords or tenants. The Consumer Price Index is the most widely used measure of inflation.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Chained Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 143.61 0.55%
US Change in Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 0.41% Chg Mnth 134.9%
US Change in Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 0.15% Chg Mnth 33.48%
US Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 254.15 0.41%
US Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 254.20 0.56%
US Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 261.37 0.15%
US Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2019 261.84 0.28%
US Core Inflation Rate Mar 2019 2.04% Chg Yr -2.28%
US Health Care Inflation Rate Mar 2019 1.72% Chg Yr -0.32%
US Inflation Rate Mar 2019 1.86% Chg Yr 22.52%

Employment Cost Index Report

Last Updated: Jan 31, 2019, 14:35 EST    Next Release: Apr 30, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The Employment Cost Index (ECI) measures the cost of labor, uncompromised from shifts in occupations and industries.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Change in US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers Q4 2018 0.70% Chg Qtr 75.00%
Change in US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q4 2018 0.50% Chg Qtr 25.00%
Change in US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2018 1.00% Chg Qtr 25.00%
Change in US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q4 2018 0.70% Chg Qtr -12.50%
Change in US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q4 2018 0.60% Chg Qtr -25.00%
Change in US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2018 0.80% Chg Qtr 0.00%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q4 2018 0.60% Chg Qtr -33.33%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q4 2018 0.70% Chg Qtr -12.50%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2018 0.60% Chg Qtr -33.33%
Employment Cost Index Q4 2018 135.20 0.67%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers Q4 2018 138.40 0.65%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q4 2018 133.90 0.53%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2018 154.30 0.98%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q4 2018 135.20 0.67%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q4 2018 134.50 0.60%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2018 137.90 0.80%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q4 2018 133.80 0.60%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q4 2018 134.80 0.67%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2018 129.60 0.62%

Employment Situation Report

Last Updated: Apr 5, 2019, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: May 3, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The Employment Situation Report is released monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It contains extensive amounts of data pertaining to the unemployment rate, non-farm employment, the average workweek, and average hourly earnings for the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Aggregate Weekly Hours Index Mar 2019 118.70 0.51%
US Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2019 27.70 USD 0.14%
US Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2019 955.65 USD 0.44%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2019 0.44% Chg Mnth 510.1%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Mar 2019 -6.00K Chg Mnth
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Mar 2019 196.00K Chg Mnth 493.9%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2019 30.45 0.16%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Mar 2019 39.40 1.29%
US Construction Payrolls Mar 2019 7.447M 0.22%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2019 28.92 0.07%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Mar 2019 41.00 0.00%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Mar 2019 8.049M -0.09%
US Government Payrolls Mar 2019 22.52M 0.06%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Mar 2019 2.796M -0.07%
US Labor Force Mar 2019 162.96M -0.14%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Mar 2019 63.00% -0.32%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2019 27.38 -0.18%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Mar 2019 40.70 0.00%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Mar 2019 12.82M -0.05%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons Mar 2019 3.479M 6.10%
US People Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now Mar 2019 412.00K -3.74%
US Retail Trade Employees Mar 2019 15.56M 0.05%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Mar 2019 150.82M 0.13%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Mar 2019 75.12M 0.18%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Mar 2019 34.50 0.29%
US Total Private Payrolls Mar 2019 128.30M 0.14%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Mar 2019 105.67M 0.13%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Mar 2019 62.11M 0.18%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.10% 0.00%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.60% -2.13%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 7.30% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.80% 0.00%

Import/Export Price Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: May 14, 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Import/Export Price Index monitors changes in the prices of nonmilitary goods and services traded between the U.S. and the rest of the world.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Export Index: All Commodities Mar 2019 127.10 0.71%
US Import Index: All Commodities Mar 2019 126.50 0.56%
US Import/Export Price Index: ASEAN: All Commodities Mar 2019 97.20 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asia Near East: Middle East Mar 2019 175.10 1.98%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asian NICs: All Commodities Mar 2019 87.90 -0.11%
US Import/Export Price Index: Canada: All Commodities Mar 2019 142.00 2.01%
US Import/Export Price Index: China: All Commodities Mar 2019 99.50 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: European Union: All Commodities Mar 2019 137.40 0.29%
US Import/Export Price Index: France: All Commodities Mar 2019 128.20 0.55%
US Import/Export Price Index: Germany: All Commodities Mar 2019 112.70 0.27%
US Import/Export Price Index: Industrialized Countries: All Commodities Mar 2019 127.40 0.95%
US Import/Export Price Index: Japan: All Commodities Mar 2019 96.70 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Latin America: All Commodities Mar 2019 147.80 0.07%
US Import/Export Price Index: Mexico: All Commodities Mar 2019 127.90 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Pacific Rim Countries: All Commodities Mar 2019 98.60 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: United Kingdom: All Commodities Mar 2019 121.20 0.58%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Report

Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: May 7, 2019, 10:00 EDT

Data on job openings, separations, and hires from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Hires Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 3.80% -2.56%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 5.696M -2.28%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 4.50% -6.25%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 7.087M -7.06%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 1.20% 9.09%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 1.742M 2.77%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 2.30% 0.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 3.48M -0.09%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 3.70% 0.00%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Feb 2019 5.556M 0.43%

Major Sector Productivity and Costs Report

Last Updated: Mar 7, 2019, 08:31 EST    Next Release: May 2, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The Major Sector Productivity program publishes quarterly and annual measures of output per hour and unit labor costs for the U.S. business, nonfarm business, and manufacturing sectors. These are the productivity statistics most often cited by the national media.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Compensation Index: Manufacturing Q4 2018 120.92 1.24%
US Compensation Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2018 131.09 1.26%
US Hours Worked Index: Manufacturing Q4 2018 107.11 0.19%
US Hours Worked Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2018 112.55 0.30%
US Output Per Hour Index: Manufacturing Q4 2018 101.80 0.49%
US Output Per Hour Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2018 106.10 0.47%
US Productivity Q4 2018 1.90% Chg Qtr 5.56%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Manufacturing Q4 2018 110.89 0.55%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2018 109.78 0.49%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Apr 3, 2019, 10:04 EDT    Next Release: May 1, 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report contains statistics regarding employment in the United States at a metropolitan area level. This includes counties, cities, and other large metro areas. These statistics include unemployment rate, employment numbers, workweek and hourly earnings.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Austin, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 2.80% -9.68%
Baltimore, MD Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 5.60% -1.75%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 2.50% -16.67%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.90% -7.14%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.10% -10.87%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.80% -15.56%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.80% -7.32%
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.60% -7.69%
Denver County/city, CO Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.40% -19.05%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 8.20% -11.83%
El Paso, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.20% -6.67%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.80% -7.32%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.10% -6.82%
Indianapolis (incorporated), IN Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.00% 2.56%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.60% -10.00%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.20% -14.29%
Memphis, TN Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.10% -14.58%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.20% 2.44%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.50% -6.25%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 4.20% -17.65%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.40% -5.56%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.30% -10.81%
San Francisco County/city, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 2.40% -7.69%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 2.80% -6.67%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 3.10% -8.82%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Feb 2019 6.00% 0.00%

Producer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2019, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: May 9, 2019, 08:30 EDT

The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Change in Core Producer Price Index Mar 2019 2.08% Chg Yr -4.25%
US Change in Core Producer Price Index Mar 2019 0.17% Chg Mnth 99.77%
US Change in Producer Price Index Mar 2019 2.17% Chg Yr 18.74%
US Change in Producer Price Index Mar 2019 0.60% Chg Mnth 599.4%
US Core Producer Price Index Mar 2019 117.60 0.17%
US Producer Price Index Mar 2019 117.90 0.60%
US Producer Price Index: Total Finished Less Foods and Energy Mar 2019 118.20 0.34%

Real Earnings Report

Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: May 3, 2019, 08:30 EDT (R)

The Real Earnings Report from the BLS contains information about the real value of weekly and hourly earnings. The current value for these numbers is contained in the Employment Situation report which is release a few weeks earlier.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Real Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2019 10.90 1982-84 USD -0.27%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2019 376.02 1982-84 USD 0.03%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2019, 10:31 EDT    Next Release: May 17, 2019, 10:30 EDT

The Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report contains statistics regarding employment in the United States on a state and regional level. These statistics include unemployment rate, employment numbers, workweek and hourly earnings.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Alabama Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.70% 0.00%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 6.50% 0.00%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 5.00% -1.96%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.70% -2.63%
California Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.30% 2.38%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.50% -5.41%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.90% 2.63%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.30% -2.94%
Florida Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.50% 0.00%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.90% 0.00%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.80% 3.70%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.90% 0.00%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.40% 2.33%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.60% 2.86%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.40% 0.00%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.50% 2.94%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.00% -2.44%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.70% -4.08%
Maine Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.40% -2.86%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.80% 2.70%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.00% 0.00%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.00% 0.00%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.20% 3.23%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.90% 2.08%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.30% 3.12%
Montana Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.70% -2.63%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.80% 0.00%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.20% -2.33%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.40% -4.35%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.30% 0.00%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.40% 0.00%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.90% -2.50%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.20% 0.00%
Texas Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.80% 0.00%
Utah Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.00% 0.00%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.30% -4.17%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.90% 0.00%
Washington Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 4.60% 2.22%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 2.90% 0.00%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Mar 2019 3.70% -5.13%
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