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: Oct 13 2021, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Nov 10 2021, 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 Sep 2021 274.14 0.41%
US Consumer Price Index Sep 2021 274.31 0.27%
US Consumer Price Index MoM Sep 2021 0.41% 50.29%
US Consumer Price Index YoY Sep 2021 5.39% 2.65%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Sep 2021 280.02 0.24%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Sep 2021 279.88 0.13%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy MoM Sep 2021 0.24% 138.8%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy YoY Sep 2021 4.03% 0.62%
US Consumer Price Index: Food Sep 2021 281.67 0.93%
US Consumer Price Index: Gasoline (all Types) MoM Sep 2021 1.25% -55.01%
US Core Consumer Price Index Sep 2021 280.02 0.24%
US Core Consumer Price Index Sep 2021 279.88 0.13%
US Core Consumer Price Index MoM Sep 2021 0.24% 138.8%
US Core Consumer Price Index YoY Sep 2021 4.04% 1.48%
US Core Inflation Rate Sep 2021 4.03% 0.62%
US Inflation Rate Sep 2021 5.39% 2.65%

Employment Cost Index

Last Updated: Jul 30 2021, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Oct 29 2021, 08:30 EDT

The Employment Cost Index (ECI) measures the change in the cost of labor, free from the influence of

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Employment Cost Index QoQ Q2 2021 0.70% -22.22%
US Employment Cost Index YoY Q2 2021 2.90% 11.54%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.40% -33.33%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.30% -50.00%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.70% 75.00%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.70% -22.22%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers YoY Q2 2021 2.90% 11.54%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.80% -20.00%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers YoY Q2 2021 3.10% 10.71%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.60% 50.00%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers YoY Q2 2021 2.00% 0.00%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.90% -10.00%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q2 2021 1.00% -9.09%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q2 2021 0.50% 25.00%

Employment Situation

Last Updated: Oct 8 2021, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Nov 5 2021, 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.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Average Hourly Earnings Sep 2021 30.85 USD 0.62%
US Average Hourly Earnings MoM Sep 2021 0.62% 72.09%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Sep 2021 4.58% 13.33%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Sep 2021 61.60% -0.16%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Sep 2021 194.00K -46.99%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Sep 2021 147.55M 0.13%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Sep 2021 34.80 0.58%
US Unemployed Looking for Full-time Work: For Less Than 5 Weeks Sep 2021 1.639M 8.26%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached Sep 2021 5.60% -9.68%
US Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 4.80% -7.69%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Sep 2021 5.00% -5.66%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Sep 2021 4.70% -6.00%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Sep 2021 4.20% -8.70%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Sep 2021 7.90% -10.23%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Sep 2021 6.30% -1.56%
US Unemployment Rate: White Sep 2021 4.20% -6.67%

Import/Export Price Index

Last Updated: Oct 15 2021, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: Nov 16 2021, 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 Sep 2021 224.30 -1.67%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities MoM Sep 2021 -1.67%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities YoY Sep 2021 48.20% -15.14%
US Export Index: All Commodities Sep 2021 142.80 0.14%
US Export Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Sep 2021 115.90 0.00%
US Export Index: Capital Goods Sep 2021 114.10 0.00%
US Export Index: Fuels and Lubricants Sep 2021 233.30 3.28%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Commodities Sep 2021 136.60 0.29%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Industrial Supplies and Materials Sep 2021 199.00 0.86%
US Export Prices MoM Sep 2021 0.14% -60.13%
US Export Prices YoY Sep 2021 16.29% -3.00%
US Import Index: All Commodities Sep 2021 134.70 0.37%
US Import Index: All Imports Excluding Fuels Sep 2021 123.50 0.00%
US Import Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Sep 2021 113.20 0.09%
US Import Index: Capital Goods Sep 2021 90.00 0.00%
US Import Index: Consumer Goods, Excluding Autos Sep 2021 108.50 0.18%
US Import Index: Foods, Feeds, and Beverages Sep 2021 198.20 1.33%
US Import Index: Fuels and Lubricants MoM Sep 2021 3.74%
US Import Index: Industrial Supplies and Materials Excluding Fuels Sep 2021 221.00 -0.94%
US Import Prices MoM Sep 2021 0.37%
US Import Prices YoY Sep 2021 9.16% 2.56%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

Last Updated: Oct 13 2021, 00:15 EDT    Next Release: Oct 22 2021, 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 Aug 2021 4.30% -6.52%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 6.322M -6.49%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 6.60% -5.71%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 10.44M -5.94%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 0.90% -10.00%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 1.343M -5.62%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 2.90% 7.41%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 4.27M 6.01%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 4.10% 5.13%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Aug 2021 6.003M 3.64%

Labor Productivity and Costs

Last Updated: Sep 2 2021, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Nov 4 2021, 08:30 EDT

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 2021 6.00% 50.00%
US Hours Worked: Nonfarm Business YoY Q2 2021 13.70%
US Manufacturing Productivity Q2 2021 8.00%
US Output per Hour: Business YoY Q2 2021 2.00% -48.72%
US Output per Hour: Manufacturing QoQ Q2 2021 8.00%
US Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2021 2.10% -51.16%
US Output: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2021 8.10% -3.57%
US Output: Nonfarm Business YoY Q2 2021 15.80% 1.12K%
US Productivity Q2 2021 2.10% -51.16%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Business Q2 2021 118.14 0.35%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q2 2021 118.63 0.33%
US Unit Labor Costs: Business QoQ Q2 2021 1.40%
US Unit Labor Costs: Manufacturing QoQ Q2 2021 -3.00%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q2 2021 1.30%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ 2020 4.50% 150.0%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Sep 29 2021, 10:10 EDT    Next Release: Nov 3 2021, 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 Aug 2021 3.50% -10.26%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.60% -6.67%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 4.60% -2.13%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 9.20% -5.15%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 4.70% -12.96%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.20% -11.86%
Denver, CO Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.90 -10.61%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.30% -11.67%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 6.00% -10.45%
Indianapolis (consolidated), IN Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 4.70% -9.62%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 4.70% -6.00%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 9.70% -4.90%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 10.20% -2.86%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 8.70% 1.16%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.20% -16.13%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 4.90% -9.26%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 6.30% -4.55%
San Francisco, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.00% -3.85%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 5.30% -3.64%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 4.20% -4.55%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Aug 2021 6.30% -4.55%

Producer Price Index

Last Updated: Oct 14 2021, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Nov 9 2021, 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 Sep 2021 127.10 0.24%
US Core Producer Price Index Sep 2021 127.20 0.24%
US Core Producer Price Index MoM Sep 2021 0.24% -62.74%
US Core Producer Price Index YoY Sep 2021 6.81% 1.08%
US Producer Price Index Sep 2021 128.90 0.55%
US Producer Price Index Sep 2021 128.90 0.47%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy MoM Sep 2021 0.24% -62.74%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy YoY Sep 2021 6.81% 1.08%
US Producer Price Index MoM Sep 2021 0.55% -22.77%
US Producer Price Index YoY Sep 2021 8.59% 3.91%
US Producer Price Index: Goods MoM Sep 2021 1.25% 32.08%
US Producer Price Index: Less Foods and Energy Sep 2021 127.20 0.24%

Real Earnings

Last Updated: Oct 13 2021, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Nov 5 2021, 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 Sep 2021 11.25 1982-84 USD 0.18%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings MoM Sep 2021 0.18% 99.89%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings YoY Sep 2021 -0.79%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Sep 2021 391.62 1982-84 USD 0.78%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings MoM Sep 2021 0.78%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings YoY Sep 2021 -3.00%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Oct 22 2021, 10:30 EDT    Next Release: Nov 19 2021, 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 Sep 2021 7.50% 0.00%
Florida Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 4.90% -2.00%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 3.20% -8.57%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 6.80% -2.86%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 4.60% -2.13%
New York Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 7.10% -4.05%
North Carolina Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 4.20% -2.33%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 5.40% 0.00%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 6.20% -3.12%
Texas Unemployment Rate Sep 2021 5.60% -5.08%

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