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: May 7 2021, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: May 12 2021, 08:30 EDT

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 Mar 2021 264.79 0.62%
US Consumer Price Index Mar 2021 264.88 0.71%
US Consumer Price Index MoM Mar 2021 0.62% 74.90%
US Consumer Price Index YoY Mar 2021 2.62% 56.29%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Mar 2021 271.21 0.34%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Mar 2021 271.71 0.38%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy MoM Mar 2021 0.34% 233.5%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy YoY Mar 2021 1.65% 28.36%
US Consumer Price Index: Food Mar 2021 271.63 0.11%
US Consumer Price Index: Gasoline (all Types) MoM Mar 2021 9.10% 41.98%
US Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2021 271.21 0.34%
US Core Consumer Price Index Mar 2021 271.71 0.38%
US Core Consumer Price Index MoM Mar 2021 0.34% 233.5%
US Core Consumer Price Index YoY Mar 2021 1.65% 28.40%
US Core Inflation Rate Mar 2021 1.65% 28.36%
US Inflation Rate Mar 2021 2.62% 56.29%

Employment Cost Index

Last Updated: Apr 30 2021, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Jul 30 2021, 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
US Employment Cost Index QoQ Q1 2021 0.90% 28.57%
US Employment Cost Index YoY Q1 2021 2.60% 4.00%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers QoQ Q1 2021 0.60% 0.00%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q1 2021 0.60% 0.00%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q1 2021 0.40% -42.86%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers QoQ Q1 2021 0.90% 28.57%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers YoY Q1 2021 2.60% 4.00%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q1 2021 1.00% 25.00%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers YoY Q1 2021 2.80% 7.69%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q1 2021 0.40% -33.33%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers YoY Q1 2021 2.00% -13.04%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers QoQ Q1 2021 1.00% 25.00%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q1 2021 1.10% 37.50%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q1 2021 0.40% 0.00%

Employment Situation

Last Updated: May 7 2021, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Jun 4 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 Apr 2021 30.17 USD 0.70%
US Average Hourly Earnings MoM Apr 2021 0.70%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Apr 2021 0.33% -92.16%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Apr 2021 61.70% 0.33%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Apr 2021 266.00K -65.45%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Apr 2021 144.31M 0.18%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Apr 2021 35.00 0.29%
US Unemployed Looking for Full-time Work: For Less Than 5 Weeks Apr 2021 1.535M 9.80%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached Apr 2021 6.80% -5.56%
US Unemployment Rate Apr 2021 6.10% 1.67%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Apr 2021 6.30% 1.61%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Apr 2021 6.00% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Apr 2021 5.70% -5.00%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Apr 2021 9.70% 1.04%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Apr 2021 7.90% 0.00%
US Unemployment Rate: White Apr 2021 5.30% -1.85%

Import/Export Price Index

Last Updated: Apr 14 2021, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: May 14 2021, 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: Agricultural Commodities Mar 2021 212.40 2.41%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities MoM Mar 2021 2.41% -13.12%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities YoY Mar 2021 36.10% 26.22%
US Export Index: All Commodities Mar 2021 133.70 2.14%
US Export Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Mar 2021 115.00 0.00%
US Export Index: Capital Goods Mar 2021 112.20 0.09%
US Export Index: Fuels and Lubricants Mar 2021 184.90 8.07%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Commodities Mar 2021 127.70 2.00%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Industrial Supplies and Materials Mar 2021 172.00 5.20%
US Export Prices MoM Mar 2021 2.14% 31.19%
US Export Prices YoY Mar 2021 9.14% 72.19%
US Import Index: All Commodities Mar 2021 129.70 1.25%
US Import Index: All Imports Excluding Fuels Mar 2021 120.60 0.84%
US Import Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Mar 2021 111.60 0.00%
US Import Index: Capital Goods Mar 2021 88.90 0.11%
US Import Index: Consumer Goods, Excluding Autos Mar 2021 107.20 0.09%
US Import Index: Foods, Feeds, and Beverages Mar 2021 185.70 1.98%
US Import Index: Fuels and Lubricants MoM Mar 2021 6.33% -46.14%
US Import Index: Industrial Supplies and Materials Excluding Fuels Mar 2021 208.20 3.89%
US Import Prices MoM Mar 2021 1.25% -7.13%
US Import Prices YoY Mar 2021 6.92% 126.5%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

Last Updated: Apr 6 2021, 10:03 EDT    Next Release: May 11 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 Feb 2021 4.00% 5.26%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 5.738M 5.00%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 4.90% 4.26%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 7.367M 3.78%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 1.20% 0.00%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 1.775M 2.96%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 2.30% 0.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 3.357M 1.54%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 3.80% 2.70%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Feb 2021 5.456M 2.50%

Labor Productivity and Costs

Last Updated: May 6 2021, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Jun 3 2021, 08:30 EDT (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 Q1 2021 2.90% -71.00%
US Hours Worked: Nonfarm Business YoY Q1 2021 -2.90%
US Manufacturing Productivity Q1 2021 0.10% -97.78%
US Output per Hour: Business YoY Q1 2021 4.00% 60.00%
US Output per Hour: Manufacturing QoQ Q1 2021 0.10% -97.78%
US Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q1 2021 5.40%
US Output: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q1 2021 8.40% 44.83%
US Output: Nonfarm Business YoY Q1 2021 1.10%
US Productivity Q1 2021 5.40%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Business Q1 2021 115.72 -0.05%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q1 2021 116.22 -0.08%
US Unit Labor Costs: Business QoQ Q1 2021 -0.20%
US Unit Labor Costs: Manufacturing QoQ Q1 2021 4.60%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q1 2021 -0.30%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ 2020 3.80% 100.0%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Apr 28 2021, 10:08 EDT    Next Release: Jun 2 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 Mar 2021 5.10% -5.56%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 6.20% -11.43%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 4.90% -16.95%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 9.00% -10.89%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 5.00% -7.41%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.40% -2.63%
Denver, CO Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.10 -2.74%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.30% -2.67%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 8.00% -3.61%
Indianapolis (consolidated), IN Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 5.60% 0.00%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 4.90% 4.26%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 10.60% 0.00%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 11.70% -9.30%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 9.60% -4.95%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 6.60% -9.59%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 6.60% -4.35%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 6.60% -4.35%
San Francisco, CA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 5.40% -5.26%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 5.60% -5.08%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 4.80% 2.13%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.00% -7.89%

Producer Price Index

Last Updated: Apr 9 2021, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: May 13 2021, 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 Core Producer Price Index Mar 2021 122.20 0.74%
US Core Producer Price Index Mar 2021 122.00 0.66%
US Core Producer Price Index MoM Mar 2021 0.66% 299.3%
US Core Producer Price Index YoY Mar 2021 3.12% 23.13%
US Producer Price Index Mar 2021 123.10 0.98%
US Producer Price Index Mar 2021 123.10 1.15%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy MoM Mar 2021 0.66% 299.3%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy YoY Mar 2021 3.12% 23.13%
US Producer Price Index MoM Mar 2021 0.98% 99.03%
US Producer Price Index YoY Mar 2021 4.23% 51.90%
US Producer Price Index: Goods MoM Mar 2021 1.67% 15.97%
US Producer Price Index: Less Foods and Energy Mar 2021 122.00 0.66%

Real Earnings

Last Updated: May 7 2021, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: May 12 2021, 08:30 EDT

Earnings series from the monthly establishment survey

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Real Average Hourly Earnings Mar 2021 11.31 1982-84 USD -0.79%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings MoM Mar 2021 -0.79%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings YoY Mar 2021 1.53% -55.75%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Mar 2021 394.87 1982-84 USD 0.11%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings MoM Mar 2021 0.11%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings YoY Mar 2021 15.00% -3.35%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Apr 16 2021, 10:35 EDT    Next Release: May 21 2021, 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
California Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 8.30% -2.35%
Florida Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 4.70% 0.00%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 4.50% -6.25%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.10% -4.05%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 5.10% -1.92%
New York Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 8.50% -4.49%
North Carolina Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 5.20% -8.77%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 4.70% -6.00%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.30% -1.35%
Texas Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 6.90% 0.00%

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