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: Feb 13, 2019, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Mar 12, 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 Jan 2019 142.19 0.20%
US Change in Consumer Price Index Jan 2019 -0.02% Chg Mnth
US Change in Core Consumer Price Index Jan 2019 0.24% Chg Mnth 32.83%
US Consumer Price Index Jan 2019 252.67 -0.02%
US Consumer Price Index Jan 2019 251.71 0.19%
US Core Consumer Price Index Jan 2019 260.70 0.24%
US Core Consumer Price Index Jan 2019 260.12 0.40%
US Core Inflation Rate Jan 2019 2.15% Chg Yr -1.17%
US Health Care Inflation Rate Jan 2019 1.90% Chg Yr -5.47%
US Inflation Rate Jan 2019 1.55% Chg Yr -18.79%

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: Feb 14, 2019, 08:03 EST    Next Release: Mar 8, 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Jan 2019 118.40 0.17%
US Average Hourly Earnings Jan 2019 27.56 USD 0.11%
US Average Weekly Earnings Jan 2019 950.82 USD 0.11%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Jan 2019 0.11% Chg Mnth -83.50%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Jan 2019 13.00K Chg Mnth -35.00%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Jan 2019 304.00K Chg Mnth 36.94%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Jan 2019 30.19 -0.66%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Jan 2019 39.90 1.27%
US Construction Payrolls Jan 2019 7.464M 0.70%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Jan 2019 28.66 -0.52%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Jan 2019 41.10 -0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Jan 2019 8.059M 0.25%
US Government Payrolls Jan 2019 22.51M 0.04%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Jan 2019 2.80M 0.04%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Jan 2019 63.20% 0.16%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Jan 2019 27.21 -0.44%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Jan 2019 40.80 -0.24%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Jan 2019 12.82M 0.10%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons Jan 2019 3.682M 4.84%
US People Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now Jan 2019 426.00K 13.60%
US Retail Trade Employees Jan 2019 15.74M -3.42%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Jan 2019 150.57M 0.20%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Jan 2019 74.87M 0.20%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Jan 2019 34.50 0.00%
US Total Private Payrolls Jan 2019 128.07M 0.23%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Jan 2019 105.48M 0.21%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Jan 2019 61.89M 0.23%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Jan 2019 4.30% 4.88%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Jan 2019 4.90% 2.08%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Jan 2019 8.10% 6.58%
US Unemployment Rate Jan 2019 4.00% 2.56%

Import/Export Price Index Report

Last Updated: Feb 15, 2019, 10:01 EST    Next Release: Mar 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 Jan 2019 125.40 -0.56%
US Import Index: All Commodities Jan 2019 124.30 -0.48%
US Import/Export Price Index: ASEAN: All Commodities Jan 2019 97.90 -0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asia Near East: Middle East Jan 2019 183.00 0.44%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asian NICs: All Commodities Jan 2019 87.90 -0.57%
US Import/Export Price Index: Canada: All Commodities Jan 2019 120.00 -1.48%
US Import/Export Price Index: China: All Commodities Jan 2019 99.50 -0.30%
US Import/Export Price Index: European Union: All Commodities Jan 2019 136.80 0.22%
US Import/Export Price Index: France: All Commodities Jan 2019 127.30 0.24%
US Import/Export Price Index: Germany: All Commodities Jan 2019 112.40 0.45%
US Import/Export Price Index: Industrialized Countries: All Commodities Jan 2019 120.00 -0.25%
US Import/Export Price Index: Japan: All Commodities Jan 2019 96.60 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Latin America: All Commodities Jan 2019 147.10 -0.88%
US Import/Export Price Index: Mexico: All Commodities Jan 2019 127.40 -1.01%
US Import/Export Price Index: Pacific Rim Countries: All Commodities Jan 2019 98.70 -0.20%
US Import/Export Price Index: United Kingdom: All Commodities Jan 2019 120.70 0.42%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Report

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2019, 10:02 EST    Next Release: Mar 15, 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 Dec 2018 3.90% 0.00%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 5.907M 1.63%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 4.70% 2.17%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 7.335M 2.36%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 1.10% -8.33%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 1.697M -3.19%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 2.30% 0.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 3.482M -0.34%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 3.70% 0.00%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Dec 2018 5.545M -0.32%

Major Sector Productivity and Costs Report

Last Updated: Feb 6, 2019, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Mar 7, 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Q3 2018 118.48 0.72%
US Compensation Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 129.24 1.21%
US Hours Worked Index: Manufacturing Q4 2018 107.26 0.24%
US Hours Worked Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2018 112.57 0.39%
US Output Per Hour Index: Manufacturing Q4 2018 101.52 0.32%
US Output Per Hour Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 105.68 0.56%
US Productivity Q3 2018 2.20% Chg Qtr -26.67%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Manufacturing Q3 2018 109.43 -0.32%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 109.06 0.23%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019, 10:15 EST    Next Release: Mar 15, 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 Dec 2018 2.50% 0.00%
Baltimore, MD Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 5.00% 2.04%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.30% -4.17%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.50% 6.06%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.00% 14.29%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.40% 3.03%
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.20% 0.00%
Denver County/city, CO Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.70% 12.12%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 8.60% 6.17%
El Paso, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.90% 2.63%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.40% 3.03%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.80% 2.70%
Indianapolis (incorporated), IN Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.30% -8.33%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.20% 6.67%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.60% 0.00%
Memphis, TN Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.00% -6.98%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.00% 0.00%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.50% 15.38%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.10% 3.33%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.10% 0.00%
San Francisco County/city, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.20% 0.00%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.50% 0.00%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.00% -6.25%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.80% -7.69%

Producer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Mar 13, 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 Jan 2019 2.45% Chg Yr -0.26%
US Change in Core Producer Price Index Jan 2019 0.26% Chg Mnth 199.9%
US Change in Producer Price Index Jan 2019 2.00% Chg Yr -21.04%
US Change in Producer Price Index Jan 2019 -0.09% Chg Mnth
US Core Producer Price Index Jan 2019 117.30 0.26%
US Producer Price Index Jan 2019 117.10 -0.09%
US Producer Price Index: Total Finished Less Foods and Energy Jan 2019 117.80 0.34%

Real Earnings Report

Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019, 18:40 EST    Next Release: Mar 8, 2019, 08:30 EST (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 Jan 2019 10.91 1982-84 USD 0.18%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Jan 2019 376.30 1982-84 USD 0.13%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2019, 10:32 EST    Next Release: Mar 11, 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 Dec 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 6.30% 0.00%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.80% 2.13%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.60% 0.00%
California Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.20% 2.44%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.50% 6.06%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.00% -2.44%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Florida Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.30% 0.00%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.60% 2.86%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.50% 4.17%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.60% 0.00%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.30% 2.38%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.40% 0.00%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.30% 3.12%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.40% -2.22%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.90% -2.00%
Maine Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.40% 0.00%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.30% -2.94%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.00% 2.56%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.70% 0.00%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.10% 3.33%
Montana Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.70% 0.00%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.40% 0.00%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.60% 0.00%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.10% 5.13%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.20% 0.00%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Texas Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.70% 0.00%
Utah Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.20% 0.00%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.70% 0.00%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Washington Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.30% 0.00%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dec 2018 4.10% 0.00%
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