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: Feb 10 2021, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Mar 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 Jan 2021 262.23 0.26%
US Consumer Price Index Jan 2021 261.58 0.43%
US Consumer Price Index MoM Jan 2021 0.26% 5.73%
US Consumer Price Index YoY Jan 2021 1.40% 2.78%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Jan 2021 270.02 0.03%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy Jan 2021 269.76 0.20%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy MoM Jan 2021 0.03% -29.69%
US Consumer Price Index: All Items Less Food and Energy YoY Jan 2021 1.41% -12.94%
US Core Consumer Price Index Jan 2021 270.02 0.03%
US Core Consumer Price Index Jan 2021 269.76 0.20%
US Core Consumer Price Index MoM Jan 2021 0.03% -29.69%
US Core Consumer Price Index YoY Jan 2021 1.40% -13.50%
US Core Inflation Rate Jan 2021 1.41% -12.94%
US Inflation Rate Jan 2021 1.40% 2.78%

Employment Cost Index

Last Updated: Jan 29 2021, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Apr 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 Q4 2020 0.70% 40.00%
US Employment Cost Index YoY Q4 2020 2.50% 4.17%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.60% 0.00%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.60% 20.00%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.60% -25.00%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.70% 40.00%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers YoY Q4 2020 2.50% 4.17%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.90% 80.00%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers YoY Q4 2020 2.60% 8.33%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.50% 25.00%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers YoY Q4 2020 2.30% 0.00%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.90% 125.0%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.90% 80.00%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers QoQ Q4 2020 0.50% 400.0%

Employment Situation

Last Updated: Feb 5 2021, 08:35 EST    Next Release: Mar 5 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 Jan 2021 0.20% -79.51%
US Average Hourly Earnings YoY Jan 2021 5.38% -0.89%
US Labor Force Participation Rate Jan 2021 61.40% -0.16%
US Nonfarm Payrolls MoM Jan 2021 49.00K
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls Jan 2021 142.63M 0.03%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours Jan 2021 35.00 0.86%
US Unemployed Looking for Full-time Work: For Less Than 5 Weeks Jan 2021 2.005M 0.15%
US Unemployment as Percent of the Labor Force and Marginally Attached Jan 2021 8.00% 2.56%
US Unemployment Rate Jan 2021 6.30% -5.97%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Men Jan 2021 6.50% -1.52%
US Unemployment Rate of the Full-time Labor Force: Women Jan 2021 6.30% -5.97%
US Unemployment Rate: Asian Jan 2021 6.60% 11.86%
US Unemployment Rate: Black or African American Jan 2021 9.20% -7.07%
US Unemployment Rate: Hispanic or Latino Jan 2021 8.60% -7.53%
US Unemployment Rate: White Jan 2021 5.70% -5.00%

Import/Export Price Index

Last Updated: Feb 18 2021, 10:04 EST    Next Release: Mar 16 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 Jan 2021 201.60 5.99%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities MoM Jan 2021 5.99% 564.6%
US Export Index: Agricultural Commodities YoY Jan 2021 17.40% 79.38%
US Export Index: All Commodities Jan 2021 128.70 2.55%
US Export Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Jan 2021 114.80 0.26%
US Export Index: Capital Goods Jan 2021 111.30 0.09%
US Export Index: Fuels and Lubricants Jan 2021 157.20 8.19%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Commodities Jan 2021 123.20 2.16%
US Export Index: Nonagricultural Industrial Supplies and Materials Jan 2021 158.00 6.04%
US Export Prices MoM Jan 2021 2.55% 97.44%
US Export Prices YoY Jan 2021 2.31% 476.3%
US Import Index: All Commodities Jan 2021 126.30 1.36%
US Import Index: All Imports Excluding Fuels Jan 2021 118.90 0.85%
US Import Index: Automotive Vehicles, Parts and Engines Jan 2021 111.10 0.18%
US Import Index: Capital Goods Jan 2021 88.50 0.23%
US Import Index: Consumer Goods, Excluding Autos Jan 2021 106.90 -0.09%
US Import Index: Foods, Feeds, and Beverages Jan 2021 179.80 2.10%
US Import Index: Fuels and Lubricants MoM Jan 2021 7.43% -8.21%
US Import Index: Industrial Supplies and Materials Excluding Fuels Jan 2021 197.30 4.17%
US Import Prices MoM Jan 2021 1.36% 40.31%
US Import Prices YoY Jan 2021 0.88%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey

Last Updated: Feb 9 2021, 10:02 EST    Next Release: Mar 11 2021, 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 Dec 2020 3.90% -7.14%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 5.539M -6.67%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 4.50% 2.27%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 6.646M 1.13%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 1.30% -7.14%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 1.812M -11.82%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 2.30% 4.55%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 3.286M 3.33%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 3.80% -2.56%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Dec 2020 5.46M -1.14%

Labor Productivity and Costs

Last Updated: Feb 4 2021, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Mar 4 2021, 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 Q4 2020 10.70% -71.16%
US Hours Worked: Nonfarm Business YoY Q4 2020 -5.00%
US Manufacturing Productivity Q4 2020 3.00% -85.15%
US Output per Hour: Business YoY Q4 2020 2.50% -41.86%
US Output per Hour: Manufacturing QoQ Q4 2020 3.00% -85.15%
US Output Per Hour: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q4 2020 -4.80%
US Output: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q4 2020 5.30% -87.98%
US Output: Nonfarm Business YoY Q4 2020 -2.70%
US Productivity Q4 2020 -4.80%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Business Q4 2020 117.00 1.66%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q4 2020 117.56 1.66%
US Unit Labor Costs: Business QoQ Q4 2020 6.80%
US Unit Labor Costs: Manufacturing QoQ Q4 2020 -2.40%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ Q4 2020 6.80%
US Unit Labor Costs: Nonfarm Business QoQ 2020 4.30% 126.3%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Feb 3 2021, 10:06 EST    Next Release: Mar 19 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 Dec 2020 4.90% -14.04%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.30% 10.61%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.30% -5.97%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 10.00% 16.28%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 4.70% -4.08%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.10% -11.25%
Denver, CO Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 9.30 29.17%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.00% -11.39%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.90% -10.23%
Indianapolis (consolidated), IN Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 5.10% -20.31%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 5.50% -3.51%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 10.60% 0.00%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 11.40% -5.79%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 8.30% -5.68%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.60% -7.32%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.50% -12.16%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.90% 25.40%
San Francisco, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.40% 12.28%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.70% 17.54%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.10% 56.41%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.60% 4.11%

Producer Price Index

Last Updated: Feb 17 2021, 08:30 EST    Next Release: Mar 12 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 Jan 2021 120.90 1.34%
US Core Producer Price Index Jan 2021 121.00 1.17%
US Core Producer Price Index MoM Jan 2021 1.17% 1.30K%
US Core Producer Price Index YoY Jan 2021 2.03% 70.57%
US Producer Price Index Jan 2021 121.30 1.34%
US Producer Price Index Jan 2021 121.00 1.42%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy MoM Jan 2021 1.17% 1.30K%
US Producer Price Index Excluding Food & Energy YoY Jan 2021 2.03% 70.57%
US Producer Price Index MoM Jan 2021 1.34% 431.9%
US Producer Price Index YoY Jan 2021 1.68% 121.1%
US Producer Price Index: Goods MoM Jan 2021 1.38% 31.95%
US Producer Price Index: Less Foods and Energy Jan 2021 121.00 1.17%

Real Earnings

Last Updated: Feb 10 2021, 08:35 EST    Next Release: Mar 5 2021, 08:30 EST (R)

Earnings series from the monthly establishment survey

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Real Average Hourly Earnings Jan 2021 11.43 1982-84 USD 0.00%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings MoM Jan 2021 0.00% -100.0%
US Real Average Hourly Earnings YoY Jan 2021 4.00% -2.31%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings Jan 2021 399.88 1982-84 USD 0.81%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings MoM Jan 2021 0.81% 81.56%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings YoY Jan 2021 22.92% 15.00%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

Last Updated: Jan 26 2021, 10:30 EST    Next Release: Mar 15 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 Dec 2020 9.00% 11.11%
Florida Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.10% -3.17%
Georgia Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 5.60% -1.75%
Illinois Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.60% 10.14%
Michigan Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.50% 7.14%
New York Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 8.20% -2.38%
North Carolina Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.20% 0.00%
Ohio Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 5.50% -3.51%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 6.70% -1.47%
Texas Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 7.20% -11.11%

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