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 Report

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018, 20:02 EDT    Next Release: Jul 12, 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 Apr 2018 237.42 0.18%
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Consumer Price Index May 2018 274.67 0.03%
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Consumer Price Index May 2018 238.91 0.41%
Cleveland-Akron, OH Consumer Price Index (DISCONTINUED) Nov 2017 224.39 -0.22%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Consumer Price Index May 2018 234.03 1.63%
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Consumer Price Index Apr 2018 231.78 0.90%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Consumer Price Index Apr 2018 225.12 0.18%
Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA Consumer Price Index Dec 2017 259.22 0.03%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Consumer Price Index Apr 2018 264.70 -0.11%
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Consumer Price Index May 2018 274.00 0.39%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Consumer Price Index Apr 2018 251.85 0.91%
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Consumer Price Index Apr 2018 283.42 0.75%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Consumer Price Index Apr 2018 270.31 0.85%
US Chained Consumer Price Index May 2018 142.56 0.38%
US Change in Consumer Price Index May 2018 0.21% Chg Mnth -5.48%
US Change in Core Consumer Price Index May 2018 0.17% Chg Mnth 75.41%
US Consumer Price Index May 2018 250.54 0.21%
US Core Consumer Price Index May 2018 256.89 0.17%
US Core Inflation Rate May 2018 2.24% Chg Yr 4.58%
US Health Care Inflation Rate May 2018 2.40% Chg Yr 8.52%
US Inflation Rate May 2018 2.80% Chg Yr 13.74%
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer Price Index Nov 2017 160.16 -0.08%

Employment Cost Index Report

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2018, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Jul 31, 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 Q1 2018 0.70% Chg Qtr 40.00%
Change in US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q1 2018 0.80% Chg Qtr 100.0%
Change in US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q1 2018 0.50% Chg Qtr -44.44%
Change in US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q1 2018 0.80% Chg Qtr 33.33%
Change in US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q1 2018 1.00% Chg Qtr 100.0%
Change in US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q1 2018 0.40% Chg Qtr -42.86%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q1 2018 0.90% Chg Qtr 80.00%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q1 2018 1.00% Chg Qtr 100.0%
Change in US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q1 2018 0.40% Chg Qtr -33.33%
Employment Cost Index Q1 2018 132.50 0.84%
US Total Benefits for Civilian Workers Q1 2018 135.70 0.74%
US Total Benefits for Private Industry Workers Q1 2018 131.60 0.84%
US Total Benefits for State and Local Government Workers Q1 2018 150.30 0.47%
US Total Compensation for Civilian Workers Q1 2018 132.50 0.84%
US Total Compensation for Private Industry Workers Q1 2018 131.90 1.00%
US Total Compensation for State and Local Government Workers Q1 2018 134.80 0.37%
US Wages and Salaries for Civilian Workers Q1 2018 131.10 0.92%
US Wages and Salaries for Private Industry Workers Q1 2018 132.00 0.99%
US Wages and Salaries for State and Local Government Workers Q1 2018 127.10 0.39%

Employment Situation Report

Last Updated: Jun 1, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Jul 6, 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 May 2018 117.20 0.17%
US Average Hourly Earnings May 2018 26.92 USD 0.30%
US Average Weekly Earnings May 2018 928.74 USD 0.30%
US Change in Average Weekly Earnings May 2018 0.30% Chg Mnth 99.67%
US Change in Manufacturing Payrolls May 2018 18.00K Chg Mnth -28.00%
US Change in Nonfarm Payrolls May 2018 223.00K 40.25%
US Construction Average Hourly Earnings May 2018 29.65 0.07%
US Construction Average Weekly Hours May 2018 39.60 0.25%
US Construction Payrolls May 2018 7.21M 0.35%
US Durable Goods Average Hourly Earnings May 2018 28.24 0.07%
US Durable Goods Average Weekly Hours May 2018 41.20 -0.72%
US Durable Goods Payrolls May 2018 7.917M 0.19%
US Government Payrolls May 2018 22.33M 0.02%
US Government, Federal Payrolls May 2018 2.786M -0.11%
US Labor Force Participation Rate May 2018 62.70% -0.16%
US Manufacturing Average Hourly Earnings May 2018 26.90 0.00%
US Manufacturing Average Weekly Hours May 2018 40.80 -0.49%
US Manufacturing Payrolls May 2018 12.67M 0.14%
US Not in Labor Force: Due to Discouragement Over Job Prospects, Want a Job Now May 2018 378.00K -7.35%
US Part-Time Employment: for Economic Reasons May 2018 3.567M -4.52%
US Retail Trade Employees May 2018 15.90M 0.81%
US Total Nonfarm Payrolls May 2018 148.66M 0.15%
US Total Nonfarm Women Payrolls May 2018 73.80M 0.24%
US Total Private Average Weekly Hours May 2018 34.50 0.00%
US Total Private Payrolls May 2018 126.34M 0.17%
US Total Private Production and Nonsupervisory Payrolls May 2018 104.06M 0.16%
US Total Private Women Payrolls May 2018 60.93M 0.25%
US U-4 Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% -2.56%
US U-5 Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.40% -2.22%
US U-6 Unemployment Rate May 2018 7.30% -1.35%
US Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% -2.56%

Import/Export Price Index Report

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018, 10:03 EDT    Next Release: Jul 13, 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 May 2018 127.70 0.63%
US Import Index: All Commodities May 2018 128.00 0.63%
US Import/Export Price Index: ASEAN: All Commodities May 2018 98.70 0.30%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asia Near East: Middle East May 2018 188.70 4.37%
US Import/Export Price Index: Asian NICs: All Commodities May 2018 89.60 0.45%
US Import/Export Price Index: Canada: All Commodities May 2018 135.40 1.88%
US Import/Export Price Index: China: All Commodities May 2018 100.40 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: European Union: All Commodities May 2018 138.00 0.44%
US Import/Export Price Index: France: All Commodities May 2018 129.20 0.39%
US Import/Export Price Index: Germany: All Commodities May 2018 112.40 0.00%
US Import/Export Price Index: Industrialized Countries: All Commodities May 2018 125.70 0.80%
US Import/Export Price Index: Japan: All Commodities May 2018 96.60 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: Latin America: All Commodities May 2018 152.10 0.86%
US Import/Export Price Index: Mexico: All Commodities May 2018 129.10 0.31%
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 May 2018 99.20 0.10%
US Import/Export Price Index: United Kingdom: All Commodities May 2018 122.70 1.07%

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Report

Last Updated: Jun 5, 2018, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Jul 10, 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 Apr 2018 3.80% 2.70%
US Hires: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 5.578M 1.68%
US Job Openings Rate: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 4.30% 0.00%
US Job Openings: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 6.698M 0.98%
US Layoffs and Discharges Rate: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 1.20% 20.00%
US Layoffs and Discharges: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 1.71M 10.54%
US Quits Rate: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 2.30% 0.00%
US Quits: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 3.351M -1.06%
US Total Separations Rate: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 3.60% 0.00%
US Total Separations: Total Nonfarm Apr 2018 5.408M 1.62%

Major Sector Productivity and Costs Report

Last Updated: Jun 6, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Aug 15, 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 Q1 2018 127.75 1.70%
US Compensation Index: Nonfarm Business Q1 2018 139.13 1.39%
US Hours Worked Index: Manufacturing Q1 2018 110.40 0.73%
US Hours Worked Index: Nonfarm Business Q1 2018 115.82 0.56%
US Output Per Hour Index: Manufacturing Q1 2018 106.48 -0.31%
US Output Per Hour Index: Nonfarm Business Q1 2018 109.05 0.10%
US Productivity Q1 2018 0.40% Chg Qtr 33.33%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Manufacturing Q1 2018 108.68 1.28%
US Unit Labor Costs Index: Nonfarm Business Q1 2018 110.16 0.72%

Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2018, 14:02 EDT    Next Release: Jun 27, 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 Apr 2018 2.60% -10.34%
Baltimore, MD Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 5.80% -9.38%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 2.80% -9.68%
Charlotte, NC Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.60% -12.20%
Chicago, IL Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.90% -13.33%
Columbus, OH Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.40% -2.86%
Dallas, TX Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.50% -7.89%
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.40% -8.11%
Denver County/city, CO Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 2.50% -10.71%
Detroit, MI Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 7.40% -14.94%
El Paso, TX Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 4.00% -9.09%
Fort Worth, TX Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.50% -10.26%
Houston, TX Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 4.20% -6.67%
Indianapolis (incorporated), IN Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.10% -6.06%
Jacksonville, FL Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.40% -8.11%
Los Angeles, CA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 4.10% -2.38%
Memphis, TN Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.90% -11.36%
New York, NY Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 4.30% 2.38%
Philadelphia, PA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 4.70% -11.32%
Phoenix, AZ Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.90% -4.88%
San Antonio, TX Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 3.10% -8.82%
San Diego, CA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 2.80% -12.50%
San Francisco County/city, CA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 2.10% -12.50%
San Jose, CA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 2.40% -11.11%
Seattle, WA Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 2.80% -9.68%
Washington, DC Unemployment Rate Apr 2018 5.00% -12.28%

Producer Price Index Report

Last Updated: Jun 13, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Jul 11, 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 May 2018 2.48% Chg Yr 16.77%
US Change in Core Producer Price Index May 2018 0.26% Chg Mnth -0.23%
US Change in Producer Price Index May 2018 3.11% Chg Yr 16.56%
US Change in Producer Price Index May 2018 0.52% Chg Mnth 499.2%
US Core Producer Price Index May 2018 115.70 0.26%
US Producer Price Index May 2018 116.10 0.52%
US Producer Price Index: Total Finished Less Foods and Energy May 2018 115.70 0.26%

Real Earnings Report

Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Jul 6, 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 May 2018 10.75 1982-84 USD 0.09%
US Real Average Weekly Earnings May 2018 370.70 1982-84 USD 0.09%

Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Report

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2018, 10:34 EDT    Next Release: Jul 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 May 2018 3.90% 2.63%
Alabama Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% 5.71%
Alaska Unemployment Rate May 2018 7.20% -1.37%
Alaska Unemployment Rate May 2018 7.00% -6.67%
Arizona Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.70% -4.08%
Arizona Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.90% -11.36%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Arkansas Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% 2.94%
California Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% 0.00%
California Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Colorado Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% -3.45%
Colorado Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.40% -7.69%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.50% 0.00%
Connecticut Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.30% 0.00%
Delaware Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.00% -4.76%
Delaware Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.40% -8.11%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.00% -2.44%
East North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.60% 0.00%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.90% 2.63%
East South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% 8.57%
Florida Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Florida Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.40% 0.00%
Georgia Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Georgia Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% -5.41%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.00% 0.00%
Hawaii Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.00% 5.26%
Idaho Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.90% 0.00%
Idaho Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.50% -10.71%
Illinois Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.30% -2.27%
Illinois Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% -2.78%
Indiana Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.20% 0.00%
Indiana Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.20% 10.34%
Iowa Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.70% -3.57%
Iowa Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.20% -12.00%
Kansas Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.40% 0.00%
Kansas Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.30% 3.12%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.10% 2.50%
Kentucky Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% 7.69%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.60% 2.22%
Louisiana Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.70% 9.30%
Maine Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% 3.70%
Maine Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.00% -3.23%
Maryland Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.30% 0.00%
Maryland Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.90% 0.00%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.30% 0.00%
Michigan Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.60% -2.13%
Michigan Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% -5.00%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.50% -2.17%
Middle Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% -11.90%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Midwest Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.30% -2.94%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.10% -3.12%
Minnesota Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.50% -19.35%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.70% 2.17%
Mississippi Unemployment Rate May 2018 5.10% 21.43%
Missouri Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Missouri Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.30% 0.00%
Montana Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Montana Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.00% -18.92%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.90% -2.50%
Mountain Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.30% -10.81%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Nebraska Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Nevada Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.80% -2.04%
Nevada Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% -12.50%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.60% 0.00%
New England Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% 0.00%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Northeast Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.60% -10.00%
Ohio Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.30% 0.00%
Ohio Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% 5.00%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.00% 0.00%
Oklahoma Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.90% 2.63%
Oregon Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Oregon Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% -7.89%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.20% -2.33%
Pacific Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% -2.56%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.50% -4.26%
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% -7.50%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.00% -2.44%
South Atlantic Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% 0.00%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.00% -2.44%
South Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.60% 0.00%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.50% 2.94%
Tennessee Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.00% 7.14%
Texas Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.10% 0.00%
Texas Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Utah Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.00% -3.23%
Utah Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% -6.67%
Vermont Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Vermont Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.60% -13.33%
Virginia Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.20% -3.03%
Virginia Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.90% 3.57%
Washington Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.70% -2.08%
Washington Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.40% 0.00%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.10% -2.38%
West Census Region Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.60% -5.26%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.20% 0.00%
West North Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% -9.68%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 4.10% 0.00%
West South Central Census Division Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% 0.00%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.80% 0.00%
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate May 2018 2.60% -3.70%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.70% -2.63%
Wyoming Unemployment Rate May 2018 3.80% -2.56%
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