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

Last Updated: Sep 14 2020, 15:12 EDT    Next Release: Oct 13 2020, 08:30 EDT

The Consumer Price Index is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S. and various geographic areas. Average price data for select utility, automotive fuel, and food items are also available.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 259.68 0.37%
US Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 259.92 0.32%
US Consumer Price Index MoM Aug 2020 0.37% -36.88%
US Consumer Price Index YoY Aug 2020 1.31% 32.81%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Aug 2020 268.75 0.39%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Aug 2020 268.76 0.39%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy MoM Aug 2020 0.39% -37.83%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy YoY Aug 2020 1.74% 10.63%
US Core Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 268.75 0.39%
US Core Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 268.76 0.39%
US Core Consumer Price Index MoM Aug 2020 0.39% -37.83%
US Core Consumer Price Index YoY Aug 2020 1.73% 10.38%
US Core Inflation Rate Aug 2020 1.74% 10.63%
US Inflation Rate Aug 2020 1.31% 32.81%

Employment Cost Index

Last Updated: Aug 4 2020, 14:17 EDT    Next Release: Oct 30 2020, 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
US Employment Cost Index QoQ Q2 2020 0.50% -37.50%
US Employment Cost Index YoY Q2 2020 2.70% -3.57%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.80% 100.0%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.70% 250.0%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.70% -22.22%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.50% -37.50%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers YoY Q2 2020 2.70% -3.57%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.40% -50.00%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers YoY Q2 2020 2.70% -3.57%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.60% -14.29%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers YoY Q2 2020 2.70% -3.57%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.40% -55.56%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.40% -60.00%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q2 2020 0.60% 0.00%

Employment Situation

Last Updated: Sep 4 2020, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Oct 2 2020, 08:30 EDT

The Employment Situation Report presents statistics from two major surveys, the Current Population Survey and the Current Employment Statistics survey. The household survey provides information on the labor force, employment, and unemployment. It is a sample survey of about 60,000 eligible households conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Average Hourly Earnings MoM Aug 2020 0.37% 174.7%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Aug 2020 4.65% -0.39%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Aug 2020 61.70% 0.49%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Aug 2020 1.371M -20.93%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Aug 2020 140.91M 0.98%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Aug 2020 34.60 0.29%
US Unemployed Looking for Full-time Work: For Less Than 5 Weeks Aug 2020 1.854M -26.92%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached Aug 2020 9.70% -16.38%
US Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.40% -17.65%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Aug 2020 8.20% -12.77%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Aug 2020 8.40% -16.83%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Aug 2020 10.70% -10.83%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Aug 2020 13.00% -10.96%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Aug 2020 10.50% -18.60%
US Unemployment Rate: White Aug 2020 7.30% -20.65%

Import/Export Price Index

Last Updated: Sep 15 2020, 10:04 EDT    Next Release: Oct 15 2020, 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: Agricultural Commodities Aug 2020 171.30 -2.17%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities MoM Aug 2020 -2.17%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities YoY Aug 2020 -5.20%
US Export Index: All Commodities Aug 2020 122.00 0.49%
US Export Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Aug 2020 113.90 0.00%
US Export Index: Capital Goods Aug 2020 111.70 0.09%
US Export Index: Fuels and Lubricants Aug 2020 130.00 1.09%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Commodities Aug 2020 118.20 0.77%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Industrial Supplies and Materials Aug 2020 140.30 2.33%
US Export Prices MoM Aug 2020 0.49% -45.95%
US Export Prices YoY Aug 2020 -2.79%
US Import Index: All Commodities Aug 2020 123.20 0.90%
US Import Index: All Imports Excluding Fuels Aug 2020 117.00 0.69%
US Import Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Aug 2020 110.60 0.09%
US Import Index: Capital Goods Aug 2020 88.50 0.11%
US Import Index: Consumer Goods, Excluding Autos Aug 2020 107.00 0.19%
US Import Index: Foods, Feeds, and Beverages Aug 2020 177.60 0.40%
US Import Index: Fuels and Lubricants MoM Aug 2020 3.28% -78.28%
US Import Index: Industrial Supplies and Materials Excluding Fuels Aug 2020 180.20 3.62%
US Import Prices MoM Aug 2020 0.90% -22.33%
US Import Prices YoY Aug 2020 -1.36%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

Last Updated: Sep 9 2020, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Oct 6 2020, 10:00 EDT

The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey is a monthly survey that has been developed to address the need for data on job openings, hires, and separations

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Hires Rate: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 4.10% -19.61%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 5.787M -16.97%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 4.50% 7.14%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 6.618M 10.28%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 1.20% -14.29%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 1.721M -13.73%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 2.10% 10.53%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 2.949M 13.21%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 3.60% 0.00%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Jul 2020 5.007M 2.20%

Labor Productivity and Costs

Last Updated: Sep 3 2020, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Nov 5 2020, 08:30 EST

Labor productivity is a measure of economic performance that compares the amount of goods and services produced (output) with the number of hours worked to produce those goods and services. Two BLS programs produce Labor Productivity and Costs measures for sectors of the US economy: Major Sector Productivity program & Industry Productivity program. The Major Sector Productivity program develops quarterly labor productivity measures for the major US economic sectors. The Industry Productivity program develops annual labor productivity and unit labor cost measures for US industries.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Hours Worked: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2020 -42.90%
US Hours Worked: Nonfarm Business YoY Q2 2020 -13.60%
US Manufacturing Productivity Q2 2020 -14.60%
US Output per Hour: Business YoY Q2 2020 2.50% 177.8%
US Output per Hour: Manufacturing QoQ Q2 2020 -14.60%
US Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2020 10.10%
US Output: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2020 -37.10%
US Output: Nonfarm Business YoY Q2 2020 -11.20%
US Productivity Q2 2020 10.10%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Business Q2 2020 116.42 2.32%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q2 2020 116.86 2.18%
US Unit Labor Costs: Business QoQ Q2 2020 9.60% 6.67%
US Unit Labor Costs: Manufacturing QoQ Q2 2020 29.10% 592.9%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2020 9.00% -6.25%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ 2019 1.90% 0.00%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Sep 2 2020, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: Sep 30 2020, 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 Jul 2020 6.80% -8.11%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 18.10% -6.22%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 10.20% 15.91%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 15.00% -19.35%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.20% -17.17%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.30% -6.74%
Denver, CO Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.80 -26.67%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.20% -7.87%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 9.70% -3.00%
Indianapolis (consolidated), IN Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 9.70% -23.02%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 9.70% 15.48%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 18.50% -7.50%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 19.80% -2.46%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 18.10% 6.47%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 11.20% 6.67%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.20% -3.53%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 12.10% -11.68%
San Francisco, CA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 10.90% -12.80%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 10.80% -12.90%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.00% -11.11%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Jul 2020 8.90% -2.20%

Producer Price Index

Last Updated: Sep 11 2020, 19:01 EDT    Next Release: Oct 14 2020, 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 Core Producer Price Index Aug 2020 118.90 0.42%
US Core Producer Price Index Aug 2020 118.90 0.42%
US Core Producer Price Index MoM Aug 2020 0.42% -17.08%
US Core Producer Price Index YoY Aug 2020 0.59% 74.69%
US Producer Price Index Aug 2020 118.40 0.34%
US Producer Price Index Aug 2020 118.60 0.34%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy MoM Aug 2020 0.42% -17.08%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy YoY Aug 2020 0.59% 74.69%
US Producer Price Index MoM Aug 2020 0.34% -43.20%
US Producer Price Index YoY Aug 2020 -0.17%
US Producer Price Index: Goods MoM Aug 2020 0.09% -88.98%
US Producer Price Index: Less Foods and Energy Aug 2020 118.90 0.42%

Real Earnings

Last Updated: Sep 11 2020, 08:35 EDT    Next Release: Oct 2 2020, 08:30 EDT (R)

Earnings series from the monthly establishment survey

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Real Average Hourly Earnings Aug 2020 11.35 1982-84 USD 0.00%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings MoM Aug 2020 0.00%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings YoY Aug 2020 3.28% -10.33%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Aug 2020 392.66 1982-84 USD 0.29%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings MoM Aug 2020 0.29%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings YoY Aug 2020 14.70% -7.02%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Sep 18 2020, 10:32 EDT    Next Release: Oct 20 2020, 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 Aug 2020 5.60% -29.11%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.40% -36.21%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 5.90% -44.86%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.40% 4.23%
California Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 11.40% -15.56%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.70% -9.46%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.10% -20.59%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.90% -15.24%
Florida Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.40% -35.09%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 5.60% -26.32%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 12.50% -7.41%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 4.20% -17.65%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 11.00% -4.35%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.40% -18.99%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.00% -11.76%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.90% -4.17%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.60% 68.89%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.60% -19.15%
Maine Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.90% -30.30%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.90% -11.54%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 11.30% -30.25%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.70% 0.00%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.40% -2.63%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.90% -15.96%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.00% 1.45%
Montana Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 5.60% -13.85%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 4.00% -18.37%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 13.20% -7.04%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.90% -1.11%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 5.70% -19.72%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 7.70% -25.96%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 10.30% -17.60%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.50% -12.37%
Texas Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.80% -15.00%
Utah Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 4.10% -8.89%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 4.80% -42.17%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.10% -22.78%
Washington Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 8.50% -16.67%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.20% -12.68%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 6.60% -7.04%

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