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.
http://www.bls.gov

Consumer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: May 10, 2018, 08:30 EDT

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 Feb 2018 237.00 1.24%
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 274.59 0.87%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 236.39 0.03%
Cleveland-Akron, OH Consumer Price Index (DISCONTINUED) Nov 2017 224.39 -0.22%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 230.27 0.50%
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Consumer Price Index Feb 2018 229.72 0.33%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Consumer Price Index Feb 2018 224.71 1.42%
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA Consumer Price Index (DISCONTINUED) Dec 2017 259.22 0.03%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Consumer Price Index Feb 2018 264.99 2.61%
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 272.20 -0.01%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Consumer Price Index Feb 2018 249.57 0.38%
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Consumer Price Index Feb 2018 281.31 1.40%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Consumer Price Index Feb 2018 268.03 0.82%
US Chained Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 141.55 0.23%
US Change in Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 -0.06% Chg Mnth
US Change in Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 0.18% Chg Mnth -3.41%
US Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 249.46 -0.06%
US Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2018 256.20 0.18%
US Core Inflation Rate Mar 2018 2.12% Chg Yr 14.59%
US Health Care Inflation Rate Mar 2018 1.99% Chg Yr 12.83%
US Inflation Rate Mar 2018 2.36% Chg Yr 6.69%
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer Price Index (DISCONTINUED) Nov 2017 160.16 -0.08%

Employment Cost Index Report

Last Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 08:33 EST    Next Release: Apr 27, 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 Q4 2017 0.50% Chg Qtr -37.50%
Change in US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q4 2017 0.40% Chg Qtr -42.86%
Change in US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2017 1.00% Chg Qtr 25.00%
Change in US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q4 2017 0.60% Chg Qtr -14.29%
Change in US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q4 2017 0.50% Chg Qtr -37.50%
Change in US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2017 0.80% Chg Qtr 33.33%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q4 2017 0.50% Chg Qtr -28.57%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q4 2017 0.60% Chg Qtr -14.29%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2017 0.60% Chg Qtr 20.00%
Employment Cost Index Q4 2017 131.40 0.61%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers Q4 2017 134.70 0.52%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q4 2017 130.50 0.38%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2017 149.70 1.01%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q4 2017 131.40 0.61%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q4 2017 130.60 0.46%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2017 134.30 0.75%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q4 2017 129.90 0.54%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q4 2017 130.70 0.62%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q4 2017 126.60 0.56%

Employment Situation Report

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018, 08:00 EDT    Next Release: May 4, 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 Mar 2018 116.50 -0.17%
US Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2018 26.82 USD 0.30%
US Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2018 925.29 USD 0.30%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2018 0.30% Chg Mnth -25.90%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls Mar 2018 22.00K Chg Mnth -31.25%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls Mar 2018 103.00K -68.40%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2018 29.43 -0.24%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours Mar 2018 39.20 -0.51%
US Construction Payrolls Mar 2018 7.15M -0.21%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2018 28.11 0.11%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours Mar 2018 41.30 -0.24%
US Durable Goods Payrolls Mar 2018 7.888M 0.28%
US Government Payrolls Mar 2018 22.33M 0.00%
US Government, Federal Payrolls Mar 2018 2.789M -0.04%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Mar 2018 62.90% -0.16%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2018 26.86 0.19%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours Mar 2018 40.90 -0.24%
US Manufacturing Payrolls Mar 2018 12.63M 0.17%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now Mar 2018 450.00K 20.64%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons Mar 2018 4.006M -1.93%
US Retail Trade Employees Mar 2018 15.69M 0.20%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Mar 2018 148.23M 0.07%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls Mar 2018 73.50M 0.11%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Mar 2018 34.50 0.00%
US Total Private Payrolls Mar 2018 125.90M 0.08%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls Mar 2018 103.72M 0.09%
US Total Private Women Payrolls Mar 2018 60.66M 0.13%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate Mar 2018 4.40% -4.35%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate Mar 2018 5.00% -5.66%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate Mar 2018 8.10% -5.81%
US Unemployment Rate Mar 2018 4.10% 0.00%

Import/Export Price Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: May 11, 2018, 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: All Commodities Mar 2018 126.30 0.32%
US Import Index: All Commodities Mar 2018 126.90 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: ASEAN: All Commodities Mar 2018 98.50 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asia Near East: Middle East Mar 2018 180.40 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asian NICs: All Commodities Mar 2018 88.70 0.57%
US Import/Export Price Index: Canada: All Commodities Mar 2018 133.00 -0.15%
US Import/Export Price Index: China: All Commodities Mar 2018 100.40 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: European Union: All Commodities Mar 2018 136.60 0.07%
US Import/Export Price Index: France: All Commodities Mar 2018 128.50 0.08%
US Import/Export Price Index: Germany: All Commodities Mar 2018 112.10 -0.36%
US Import/Export Price Index: Industrialized Countries: All Commodities Mar 2018 124.30 -0.08%
US Import/Export Price Index: Japan: All Commodities Mar 2018 96.40 0.21%
US Import/Export Price Index: Latin America: All Commodities Mar 2018 151.20 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Mexico: All Commodities Mar 2018 129.40 0.23%
US Import/Export Price Index: Other Countries: All Commodities Dec 2017 121.70 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Pacific Rim Countries: All Commodities Mar 2018 98.90 0.20%
US Import/Export Price Index: United Kingdom: All Commodities Mar 2018 121.00 0.25%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Report

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2018, 10:03 EDT    Next Release: May 8, 2018, 10:00 EDT

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 Feb 2018 3.70% -2.63%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 5.507M -1.20%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 3.90% -2.50%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 6.052M -2.83%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 1.10% -8.33%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 1.647M -7.68%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 2.20% 0.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 3.21M 0.60%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 3.50% -2.78%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Feb 2018 5.192M -2.39%

Major Sector Productivity and Costs Report

Last Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 08:32 EST    Next Release: May 3, 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 Q4 2017 124.84 0.75%
US Compensation Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2017 137.05 1.41%
US Hours Worked Index: Manufacturing Q4 2017 109.45 0.13%
US Hours Worked Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2017 115.26 0.81%
US Output Per Hour Index: Manufacturing Q4 2017 109.09 1.47%
US Output Per Hour Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2017 108.75 -0.01%
US Productivity Q4 2017 0.00% Chg Qtr -100.0%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Manufacturing Q4 2017 104.55 -0.84%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2017 109.34 0.61%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Apr 4, 2018, 10:34 EDT    Next Release: May 2, 2018, 10:30 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 Feb 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Baltimore, MD Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 6.40% -3.03%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.40% -2.22%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.60% -5.08%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.90% 2.63%
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.70% 2.78%
Denver County/city, CO Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 9.50% -4.04%
El Paso, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.40% 0.00%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.60% 0.00%
Indianapolis (incorporated), IN Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.60% 5.88%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.70% -9.76%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -6.25%
Memphis, TN Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.60% -2.13%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.80% 0.00%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% 0.00%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.40% 0.00%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.40% -5.56%
San Francisco County/city, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.50% -7.41%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.90% -3.33%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.40% -10.53%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.70% 3.64%

Producer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2018, 22:10 EDT    Next Release: May 9, 2018, 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 Change in Core Producer Price Index Mar 2018 2.13% Chg Yr -0.36%
US Change in Core Producer Price Index Mar 2018 0.35% Chg Mnth 99.60%
US Change in Producer Price Index Mar 2018 3.04% Chg Yr 6.15%
US Change in Producer Price Index Mar 2018 0.26% Chg Mnth 49.68%
US Change in Producer Price Index: Stage of Processing Dec 2015 -2.80% Chg Yr -14.31%
US Core Producer Price Index Mar 2018 115.10 0.35%
US Core Producer Price Index: Stage of Processing (DISCONTINUED) Dec 2015 193.40 0.26%
US Producer Price Index Mar 2018 115.40 0.26%
US Producer Price Index: Total Finished Less Foods and Energy Mar 2018 115.30 0.17%

Real Earnings Report

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: May 4, 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 Mar 2018 10.75 1982-84 USD 0.37%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2018 370.91 1982-84 USD 0.36%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Mar 23, 2018, 10:30 EDT    Next Release: Apr 20, 2018, 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 Feb 2018 3.70% 0.00%
Alabama Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% 4.88%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 7.30% 0.00%
Alaska Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 8.20% 1.23%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.90% 2.08%
Arizona Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.00% -1.96%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.80% 2.70%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% -4.55%
California Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% -2.27%
California Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Colorado Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.30% -2.94%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.60% 2.22%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.10% -3.77%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.40% -2.22%
Delaware Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -4.26%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% -2.33%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.60% -2.13%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.80% 0.00%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% 2.44%
Florida Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.90% 0.00%
Florida Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.80% -7.32%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% 0.00%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.10% 0.00%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 1.90% -9.52%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.00% 0.00%
Idaho Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.40% -12.82%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.70% -2.08%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.00% -5.66%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Indiana Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.70% 2.78%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.90% 0.00%
Iowa Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.50% -2.78%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.40% -2.86%
Kansas Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.60% 2.86%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% -4.65%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.70% 9.30%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% -9.09%
Maine Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.90% -3.33%
Maine Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.30% -2.94%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% 2.44%
Maryland Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% 0.00%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.80% 2.13%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.20% -1.89%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.70% 0.00%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.10% 0.00%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% -2.27%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.70% 0.00%
Missouri Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% -2.44%
Montana Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Montana Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.00% -1.96%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% -2.27%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.80% -3.45%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.90% -6.45%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.90% 0.00%
Nevada Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.00% -3.85%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.60% -2.70%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% 0.00%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.40% 0.00%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.80% -2.04%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -4.26%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.80% -5.88%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% -6.98%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Oregon Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% 0.00%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.40% 0.00%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.60% -2.13%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.80% 0.00%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.20% -1.89%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% -2.38%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% -4.55%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% 0.00%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.40% 3.03%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.60% -5.26%
Texas Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% 0.00%
Texas Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Utah Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.10% 0.00%
Utah Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.30% 6.45%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.80% -3.45%
Vermont Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.00% -9.09%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.50% -2.78%
Virginia Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.30% -10.81%
Washington Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.70% 0.00%
Washington Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 5.30% -1.85%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% 0.00%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.50% -2.17%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.30% 0.00%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.70% -2.63%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% 0.00%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 2.90% -6.45%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 3.30% 6.45%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.00% -2.44%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate Feb 2018 4.30% -6.52%
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