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: Dec 7, 2018, 08:48 EST    Next Release: Dec 12, 2018, 08:30 EST

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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 238.67 -0.98%
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 278.66 1.18%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 238.89 -0.03%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 234.56 0.43%
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 233.13 -0.04%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 228.07 0.78%
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA Consumer Price Index Dec 2017 259.22 0.03%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 267.28 0.84%
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 275.10 -0.13%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 253.04 -0.02%
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 289.67 0.70%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 272.80 0.43%
US Chained Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 142.94 0.16%
US Change in Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 0.33% Chg Mnth 462.2%
US Change in Core Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 0.19% Chg Mnth 65.83%
US Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 252.83 0.33%
US Core Consumer Price Index Oct 2018 258.94 0.19%
US Core Inflation Rate Oct 2018 2.14% Chg Yr -1.42%
US Health Care Inflation Rate Oct 2018 1.71% Chg Yr -1.05%
US Inflation Rate Oct 2018 2.52% Chg Yr 10.78%
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer Price Index Nov 2017 160.16 -0.08%

Employment Cost Index Report

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2018, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Jan 31, 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Q2 2018 0.90% Chg Qtr 28.57%
Change in US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q2 2018 0.80% Chg Qtr 0.00%
Change in US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q2 2018 0.90% Chg Qtr 80.00%
Change in US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q2 2018 0.60% Chg Qtr -25.00%
Change in US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q2 2018 0.60% Chg Qtr -40.00%
Change in US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q2 2018 0.70% Chg Qtr 75.00%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q2 2018 0.50% Chg Qtr -44.44%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q2 2018 0.60% Chg Qtr -40.00%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q2 2018 0.50% Chg Qtr 25.00%
Employment Cost Index Q2 2018 133.30 0.60%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers Q2 2018 136.90 0.88%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q2 2018 132.70 0.84%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q2 2018 151.60 0.86%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q2 2018 133.30 0.60%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q2 2018 132.70 0.61%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q2 2018 135.70 0.67%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q2 2018 131.80 0.53%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q2 2018 132.80 0.61%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q2 2018 127.70 0.47%

Employment Situation Report

Last Updated: Dec 7, 2018, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Jan 4, 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 Nov 2018 117.90 0.08%
US Average Hourly Earnings Nov 2018 27.35 USD 0.22%
US Average Weekly Earnings Nov 2018 940.84 USD -0.07%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Nov 2018 -0.07% Chg Mnth
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Nov 2018 27.00K Chg Mnth 3.85%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Nov 2018 155.00K -34.60%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Nov 2018 30.28 0.23%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Nov 2018 38.80 -0.26%
US Construction Payrolls Nov 2018 7.312M 0.07%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Nov 2018 28.66 0.46%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Nov 2018 41.00 -0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Nov 2018 8.016M 0.19%
US Government Payrolls Nov 2018 22.38M -0.03%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Nov 2018 2.804M 0.11%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Nov 2018 62.90% 0.00%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Nov 2018 27.20 0.29%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Nov 2018 40.80 0.00%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Nov 2018 12.81M 0.21%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now Nov 2018 453.00K -10.47%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons Nov 2018 3.557M 11.30%
US Retail Trade Employees Nov 2018 16.35M 2.92%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Nov 2018 149.89M 0.10%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Nov 2018 74.55M 0.15%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Nov 2018 34.40 -0.29%
US Total Private Payrolls Nov 2018 127.52M 0.13%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Nov 2018 104.97M 0.07%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Nov 2018 61.63M 0.18%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Nov 2018 3.90% -2.50%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Nov 2018 4.70% 2.17%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Nov 2018 7.60% 2.70%
US Unemployment Rate Nov 2018 3.70% 0.00%

Import/Export Price Index Report

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018, 18:57 EST    Next Release: Dec 13, 2018, 10:00 EST

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 Oct 2018 127.80 0.39%
US Import Index: All Commodities Oct 2018 128.40 0.47%
US Import/Export Price Index: ASEAN: All Commodities Oct 2018 98.30 -0.51%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asia Near East: Middle East Oct 2018 202.40 2.69%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asian NICs: All Commodities Oct 2018 88.90 0.23%
US Import/Export Price Index: Canada: All Commodities Oct 2018 135.20 1.27%
US Import/Export Price Index: China: All Commodities Oct 2018 100.10 -0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: European Union: All Commodities Oct 2018 137.30 0.22%
US Import/Export Price Index: France: All Commodities Oct 2018 128.80 0.31%
US Import/Export Price Index: Germany: All Commodities Oct 2018 111.90 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Industrialized Countries: All Commodities Oct 2018 125.00 0.40%
US Import/Export Price Index: Japan: All Commodities Oct 2018 96.70 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Latin America: All Commodities Oct 2018 153.40 0.59%
US Import/Export Price Index: Mexico: All Commodities Oct 2018 130.20 0.39%
US Import/Export Price Index: Pacific Rim Countries: All Commodities Oct 2018 99.00 -0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: United Kingdom: All Commodities Oct 2018 122.20 0.66%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Report

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2018, 10:03 EST    Next Release: Jan 8, 2019, 10:00 EST

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 Oct 2018 3.90% 2.63%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 5.892M 3.44%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 4.50% 2.27%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 7.079M 1.71%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 1.10% 0.00%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 1.691M -0.94%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 2.30% -4.17%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 3.514M -1.40%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 3.70% -2.63%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Oct 2018 5.556M -1.51%

Major Sector Productivity and Costs Report

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Feb 6, 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 118.45 0.69%
US Compensation Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 129.24 1.22%
US Hours Worked Index: Manufacturing Q3 2018 106.98 0.75%
US Hours Worked Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 112.14 0.44%
US Output Per Hour Index: Manufacturing Q3 2018 101.17 0.25%
US Output Per Hour Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 105.69 0.56%
US Productivity Q3 2018 2.30% Chg Qtr -23.33%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Manufacturing Q3 2018 109.44 -0.31%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2018 109.05 0.21%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Nov 29, 2018, 10:14 EST    Next Release: Jan 3, 2019, 05:00 EST

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 Oct 2018 2.50% -7.41%
Baltimore, MD Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 5.30% -3.64%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.70% -10.00%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% 13.79%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.40% 10.00%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% 2.78%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.40% -5.56%
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.20% -5.88%
Denver County/city, CO Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 9.30% 17.72%
El Paso, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% -7.32%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% -5.71%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% -9.76%
Indianapolis (incorporated), IN Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.60% 12.50%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.70% -2.08%
Memphis, TN Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.90% 0.00%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 0.00%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.80% 0.00%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% -7.14%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.10% -6.06%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.20% 3.23%
San Francisco County/city, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.30% 4.55%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.60% 4.00%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.90% -6.45%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 5.60% -6.67%

Producer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Nov 9, 2018, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Dec 11, 2018, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2018 2.37% Chg Yr -10.24%
US Change in Core Producer Price Index Oct 2018 0.00% Chg Mnth -100.0%
US Change in Producer Price Index Oct 2018 2.90% Chg Yr 5.98%
US Change in Producer Price Index Oct 2018 0.60% Chg Mnth 249.4%
US Core Producer Price Index Oct 2018 116.50 0.00%
US Producer Price Index Oct 2018 117.20 0.60%
US Producer Price Index: Total Finished Less Foods and Energy Oct 2018 117.10 0.60%

Real Earnings Report

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2018, 08:17 EST    Next Release: Dec 12, 2018, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2018 10.79 1982-84 USD -0.19%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Oct 2018 372.39 1982-84 USD 0.11%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018, 10:34 EST    Next Release: Dec 21, 2018, 10:30 EST

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 Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Alabama Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 6.40% -1.54%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 5.80% 3.57%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.70% 2.17%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.50% -8.16%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% 0.00%
California Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
California Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 2.56%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.20% 3.23%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.10% 0.00%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.20% 0.00%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -14.63%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 0.00%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% 8.57%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Florida Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.40% -2.86%
Florida Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% -3.23%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.60% -2.70%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.60% 12.50%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.30% 4.55%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.50% 0.00%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.70% 0.00%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.20% 4.76%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.20% 2.44%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.20% 10.53%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.60% 20.00%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.40% -4.00%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 1.90% -9.52%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% 0.00%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% 3.45%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.50% 0.00%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 5.00% 0.00%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.70% -6.00%
Maine Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.40% 3.03%
Maine Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.20% 6.67%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -2.78%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.90% -9.38%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% 8.57%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% -5.13%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% 3.12%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.20% 0.00%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.70% -2.08%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.20% -6.67%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.10% -3.12%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.30% -11.54%
Montana Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% 2.78%
Montana Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% 3.12%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% 2.63%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.60% 0.00%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.40% -2.22%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.20% -4.55%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.60% 0.00%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% -6.25%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -5.41%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.60% 0.00%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.30% 4.88%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.40% -2.86%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 8.11%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 2.56%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% 0.00%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -2.78%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.30% 3.12%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% -2.63%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% 2.78%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% 0.00%
Texas Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Texas Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -5.41%
Utah Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.20% 0.00%
Utah Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.70% -10.00%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.80% -3.45%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 1.80% -35.71%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.90% 0.00%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.80% 3.70%
Washington Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.30% -2.27%
Washington Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 2.56%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.00% 0.00%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.90% 0.00%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.90% 0.00%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.30% -8.00%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.80% -2.56%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -7.89%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 2.60% 0.00%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Oct 2018 3.50% -5.41%
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