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: Dec 4 2020, 08:34 EST    Next Release: Dec 10 2020, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2020 260.32 0.04%
US Consumer Price Index Oct 2020 260.39 0.04%
US Consumer Price Index MoM Oct 2020 0.04% -78.06%
US Consumer Price Index YoY Oct 2020 1.18% -13.80%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Oct 2020 269.30 0.01%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Oct 2020 269.33 0.10%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy MoM Oct 2020 0.01% -93.81%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy YoY Oct 2020 1.61% -5.99%
US Core Consumer Price Index Oct 2020 269.30 0.01%
US Core Consumer Price Index Oct 2020 269.33 0.10%
US Core Consumer Price Index MoM Oct 2020 0.01% -93.81%
US Core Consumer Price Index YoY Oct 2020 1.63% -6.07%
US Core Inflation Rate Oct 2020 1.61% -5.99%
US Inflation Rate Oct 2020 1.18% -13.80%

Employment Cost Index

Last Updated: Oct 30 2020, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Jan 29 2021, 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
US Employment Cost Index QoQ Q3 2020 0.50% 0.00%
US Employment Cost Index YoY Q3 2020 2.40% -11.11%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.60% -25.00%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.50% -28.57%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.80% 14.29%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.50% 0.00%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers YoY Q3 2020 2.40% -11.11%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.50% 25.00%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers YoY Q3 2020 2.40% -11.11%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.40% -33.33%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers YoY Q3 2020 2.30% -14.81%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.40% 0.00%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.50% 25.00%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q3 2020 0.10% -83.33%

Employment Situation

Last Updated: Dec 4 2020, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Jan 8 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Nov 2020 0.31% 349.5%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Nov 2020 4.38% -1.15%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Nov 2020 61.50% -0.32%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Nov 2020 245.00K -59.84%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Nov 2020 142.63M 0.17%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Nov 2020 34.80 0.00%
US Unemployed Looking for Full-time Work: For Less Than 5 Weeks Nov 2020 1.752M 4.10%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached Nov 2020 7.60% -1.30%
US Unemployment Rate Nov 2020 6.70% -2.90%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Nov 2020 7.00% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Nov 2020 6.60% -1.49%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Nov 2020 6.70% -11.84%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Nov 2020 10.30% -4.63%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Nov 2020 8.40% -4.55%
US Unemployment Rate: White Nov 2020 5.90% -1.67%

Import/Export Price Index

Last Updated: Nov 17 2020, 10:03 EST    Next Release: Dec 15 2020, 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: Agricultural Commodities Oct 2020 182.00 3.41%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities MoM Oct 2020 3.41% 21.59%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities YoY Oct 2020 5.50% 129.2%
US Export Index: All Commodities Oct 2020 123.10 0.24%
US Export Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Oct 2020 114.20 0.26%
US Export Index: Capital Goods Oct 2020 111.60 -0.09%
US Export Index: Fuels and Lubricants Oct 2020 129.30 -1.22%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Commodities Oct 2020 118.70 0.00%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Industrial Supplies and Materials Oct 2020 141.30 -0.28%
US Export Prices MoM Oct 2020 0.24% -57.39%
US Export Prices YoY Oct 2020 -1.60%
US Import Index: All Commodities Oct 2020 123.20 -0.08%
US Import Index: All Imports Excluding Fuels Oct 2020 117.70 0.09%
US Import Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Oct 2020 110.90 -0.09%
US Import Index: Capital Goods Oct 2020 88.40 0.00%
US Import Index: Consumer Goods, Excluding Autos Oct 2020 106.90 -0.19%
US Import Index: Foods, Feeds, and Beverages Oct 2020 179.70 0.06%
US Import Index: Fuels and Lubricants MoM Oct 2020 -1.91%
US Import Index: Industrial Supplies and Materials Excluding Fuels Oct 2020 185.70 0.32%
US Import Prices MoM Oct 2020 -0.08%
US Import Prices YoY Oct 2020 -1.04%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

Last Updated: Nov 10 2020, 10:02 EST    Next Release: Dec 9 2020, 10:00 EST

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 Sep 2020 4.10% -2.38%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 5.871M -1.36%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 4.30% 0.00%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 6.436M 1.32%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 0.90% -18.18%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 1.333M -13.05%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 2.10% 5.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 3.018M 6.31%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 3.30% 0.00%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Sep 2020 4.664M -0.53%

Labor Productivity and Costs

Last Updated: Nov 5 2020, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Dec 8 2020, 08:30 EST (R)

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 Q3 2020 36.80%
US Hours Worked: Nonfarm Business YoY Q3 2020 -7.20%
US Manufacturing Productivity Q3 2020 19.00%
US Output per Hour: Business YoY Q3 2020 4.30% 59.26%
US Output per Hour: Manufacturing QoQ Q3 2020 19.00%
US Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q3 2020 4.90% -53.77%
US Output: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q3 2020 43.50%
US Output: Nonfarm Business YoY Q3 2020 -3.40%
US Productivity Q3 2020 4.90% -53.77%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Business Q3 2020 113.49 -2.36%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q3 2020 114.04 -2.30%
US Unit Labor Costs: Business QoQ Q3 2020 -9.10%
US Unit Labor Costs: Manufacturing QoQ Q3 2020 -18.20%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q3 2020 -8.90%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ 2019 1.90% 0.00%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Dec 3 2020, 10:10 EST    Next Release: Jan 5 2021, 10:00 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 2020 5.00% -21.88%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 7.70% -30.63%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.90% -14.81%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 9.50% -34.03%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 4.90% -33.78%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.90% -17.86%
Denver, CO Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 7.40 1.37%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.80% -16.05%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 7.70% -21.43%
Indianapolis (consolidated), IN Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.30% -18.18%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 5.70% 3.64%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 12.00% -22.58%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 13.20% -5.04%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 9.60% -11.93%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 8.50% 23.19%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.40% -18.99%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 7.40% -14.94%
San Francisco, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.90% -16.87%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.70% -17.28%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 4.20% -35.38%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 8.20% -10.87%

Producer Price Index

Last Updated: Nov 13 2020, 08:34 EST    Next Release: Dec 11 2020, 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 Core Producer Price Index Oct 2020 119.70 0.42%
US Core Producer Price Index Oct 2020 119.50 0.08%
US Core Producer Price Index MoM Oct 2020 0.08% -80.07%
US Core Producer Price Index YoY Oct 2020 1.10% -7.61%
US Producer Price Index Oct 2020 119.30 0.34%
US Producer Price Index Oct 2020 119.40 0.51%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy MoM Oct 2020 0.08% -80.07%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy YoY Oct 2020 1.10% -7.61%
US Producer Price Index MoM Oct 2020 0.34% -20.34%
US Producer Price Index YoY Oct 2020 0.51% 19.49%
US Producer Price Index: Goods MoM Oct 2020 0.53% 19.48%
US Producer Price Index: Less Foods and Energy Oct 2020 119.50 0.08%

Real Earnings

Last Updated: Dec 4 2020, 08:34 EST    Next Release: Dec 10 2020, 08:30 EST

Earnings series from the monthly establishment survey

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Real Average Hourly Earnings Oct 2020 11.33 1982-84 USD 0.00%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings MoM Oct 2020 0.00%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings YoY Oct 2020 3.19% -2.87%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Oct 2020 394.22 1982-84 USD 0.02%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings MoM Oct 2020 0.02% -85.05%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings YoY Oct 2020 16.56% -0.30%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Nov 20 2020, 10:30 EST    Next Release: Dec 18 2020, 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
California Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 9.30% -16.22%
Florida Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.50% -9.72%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 4.50% -28.57%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.80% -34.62%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 5.50% -36.05%
New York Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 9.60% -1.03%
North Carolina Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.30% -12.50%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 5.60% -32.53%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 7.30% -12.05%
Texas Unemployment Rate Oct 2020 6.90% -16.87%

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