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: Oct 11, 2018, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Nov 14, 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 Aug 2018 241.03 0.27%
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 278.66 1.18%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 238.96 0.36%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 234.56 0.43%
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Consumer Price Index Aug 2018 233.22 -0.63%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Consumer Price Index Aug 2018 226.31 -0.48%
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 Aug 2018 265.06 -0.34%
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 275.46 0.37%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Consumer Price Index Aug 2018 253.08 0.28%
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Consumer Price Index Aug 2018 287.66 0.56%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Consumer Price Index Aug 2018 271.62 -0.28%
US Chained Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 142.73 0.11%
US Change in Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 0.06% Chg Mnth -73.62%
US Change in Core Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 0.12% Chg Mnth 42.05%
US Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 251.99 0.06%
US Core Consumer Price Index Sep 2018 258.44 0.12%
US Core Inflation Rate Sep 2018 2.17% Chg Yr -1.34%
US Health Care Inflation Rate Sep 2018 1.73% Chg Yr 12.69%
US Inflation Rate Sep 2018 2.28% Chg Yr -15.64%
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: Oct 31, 2018, 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 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: Oct 5, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Nov 2, 2018, 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 Sep 2018 117.60 0.17%
US Average Hourly Earnings Sep 2018 27.24 USD 0.29%
US Average Weekly Earnings Sep 2018 939.78 USD 0.29%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Sep 2018 0.29% Chg Mnth -11.24%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Sep 2018 18.00K Chg Mnth 260.0%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Sep 2018 134.00K -50.37%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Sep 2018 30.18 0.60%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Sep 2018 38.90 -0.77%
US Construction Payrolls Sep 2018 7.286M 0.32%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Sep 2018 28.45 0.04%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Sep 2018 41.20 -0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Sep 2018 7.981M 0.21%
US Government Payrolls Sep 2018 22.41M 0.06%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Sep 2018 2.794M -0.04%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Sep 2018 62.70% 0.00%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Sep 2018 27.07 0.00%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Sep 2018 40.80 -0.24%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Sep 2018 12.75M 0.14%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now Sep 2018 383.00K -11.75%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons Sep 2018 3.384M 16.33%
US Retail Trade Employees Sep 2018 15.78M -0.92%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Sep 2018 149.50M 0.09%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Sep 2018 74.25M 0.07%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Sep 2018 34.50 0.00%
US Total Private Payrolls Sep 2018 127.09M 0.10%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Sep 2018 104.70M 0.09%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Sep 2018 61.32M 0.08%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -9.52%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.50% -6.25%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 7.10% -4.05%
US Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.70% -5.13%

Import/Export Price Index Report

Last Updated: Oct 12, 2018, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Nov 15, 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 Sep 2018 127.20 0.00%
US Import Index: All Commodities Sep 2018 128.20 0.47%
US Import/Export Price Index: ASEAN: All Commodities Sep 2018 98.60 -0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asia Near East: Middle East Sep 2018 200.60 4.21%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asian NICs: All Commodities Sep 2018 88.60 -0.34%
US Import/Export Price Index: Canada: All Commodities Sep 2018 137.70 0.73%
US Import/Export Price Index: China: All Commodities Sep 2018 100.20 -0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: European Union: All Commodities Sep 2018 136.90 -0.22%
US Import/Export Price Index: France: All Commodities Sep 2018 128.40 -0.16%
US Import/Export Price Index: Germany: All Commodities Sep 2018 111.90 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Industrialized Countries: All Commodities Sep 2018 125.80 0.08%
US Import/Export Price Index: Japan: All Commodities Sep 2018 96.50 -0.21%
US Import/Export Price Index: Latin America: All Commodities Sep 2018 152.80 1.33%
US Import/Export Price Index: Mexico: All Commodities Sep 2018 129.80 0.93%
US Import/Export Price Index: Pacific Rim Countries: All Commodities Sep 2018 99.00 -0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: United Kingdom: All Commodities Sep 2018 121.50 -0.08%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Report

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2018, 10:05 EDT    Next Release: Nov 6, 2018, 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 Aug 2018 3.90% 2.63%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 5.784M 1.24%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 4.60% 2.22%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 7.136M 0.83%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 1.20% 9.09%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 1.798M 10.85%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 2.40% 0.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 3.577M -0.86%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 3.80% 0.00%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Aug 2018 5.706M 1.97%

Major Sector Productivity and Costs Report

Last Updated: Sep 6, 2018, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Nov 1, 2018, 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 Q2 2018 119.56 0.69%
US Compensation Index: Nonfarm Business Q2 2018 128.28 0.97%
US Hours Worked Index: Manufacturing Q2 2018 106.22 0.38%
US Hours Worked Index: Nonfarm Business Q2 2018 111.66 0.50%
US Output Per Hour Index: Manufacturing Q2 2018 100.98 0.37%
US Output Per Hour Index: Nonfarm Business Q2 2018 105.08 0.71%
US Productivity Q2 2018 2.90% Chg Qtr 866.7%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Manufacturing Q2 2018 111.46 -0.06%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q2 2018 109.33 -0.24%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Oct 3, 2018, 10:30 EDT    Next Release: Nov 6, 2018, 10:30 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 Aug 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Baltimore, MD Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 6.60% 3.12%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.40% -10.53%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 4.30% -4.44%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.80% -7.32%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Denver County/city, CO Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.30% 10.00%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 9.20% -15.60%
El Paso, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Indianapolis (incorporated), IN Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.80% 5.56%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.80% -9.52%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 5.10% 0.00%
Memphis, TN Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 5.10% -3.77%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 5.50% 0.00%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 4.50% 4.65%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.40% -2.86%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.30% -2.94%
San Francisco County/city, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 2.40% -4.00%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 2.70% -3.57%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 3.00% -6.25%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Aug 2018 6.10% 1.67%

Producer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Oct 10, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Nov 9, 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 Sep 2018 2.64% Chg Yr -0.17%
US Change in Core Producer Price Index Sep 2018 0.17% Chg Mnth
US Change in Producer Price Index Sep 2018 2.73% Chg Yr -3.38%
US Change in Producer Price Index Sep 2018 0.17% Chg Mnth
US Core Producer Price Index Sep 2018 116.50 0.17%
US Producer Price Index Sep 2018 116.50 0.17%
US Producer Price Index: Total Finished Less Foods and Energy Sep 2018 116.40 0.26%

Real Earnings Report

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2018, 08:42 EDT    Next Release: Nov 2, 2018, 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 Sep 2018 10.81 1982-84 USD 0.28%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Sep 2018 372.94 1982-84 USD 0.24%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Oct 19, 2018, 10:30 EDT    Next Release: Nov 16, 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 Sep 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Alabama Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -9.52%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 6.50% -2.99%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 5.60% 3.70%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.70% 2.17%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.90% -7.55%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% -2.78%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.30% -2.94%
California Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% -2.38%
California Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -9.30%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.10% 6.90%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.10% -8.82%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -5.00%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.00% 2.56%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% -4.65%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.00% 0.00%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% -12.50%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% 0.00%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.00% -2.44%
Florida Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% -5.41%
Florida Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.00% -21.05%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% -15.79%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.20% 4.76%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.50% 13.64%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.70% -3.57%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.10% -8.70%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -9.52%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.00% -18.92%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.50% 0.00%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.10% -12.50%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.30% 0.00%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.90% -17.14%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.50% 2.27%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.30% 4.88%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 5.00% 0.00%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 5.00% -9.09%
Maine Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.30% 3.12%
Maine Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.00% 3.45%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.20% 0.00%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -7.14%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% -8.57%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.00% -2.44%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% -7.89%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -9.30%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% -2.70%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% -11.11%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.80% -3.45%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.20% -12.00%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.80% 0.00%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.50% -4.26%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.60% -23.53%
Montana Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% -2.70%
Montana Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% 0.00%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -7.32%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.60% -3.70%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.50% 0.00%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.40% -6.38%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% 0.00%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% -8.57%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.00% 0.00%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.70% -9.76%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.60% 0.00%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% -8.89%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% -5.41%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.00% -14.29%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% -10.00%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -7.14%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -11.36%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% -2.70%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% -15.79%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -2.56%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.50% -10.26%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Texas Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Texas Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.70% -5.13%
Utah Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.20% 3.23%
Utah Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.00% -14.29%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.90% 3.57%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.90% -3.33%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.80% -9.68%
Washington Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.40% -2.22%
Washington Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -4.88%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.00% 0.00%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -7.14%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.90% -3.33%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.50% -13.79%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.90% -2.50%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.80% -5.00%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 2.60% -16.13%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 4.10% 5.13%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Sep 2018 3.70% 0.00%
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