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Nov. jobless rates down in 41 states, up in 3; payroll jobs up in 37 states, down in 12

In November, 41 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 3 states had increases, and 6 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 37 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and was unchanged in Idaho.

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
-0.3% in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
5.8% in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+321,000(p) in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.09(p) in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.2%(p) in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 3rd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.3%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-1.5% in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-1.0% in Nov 2014 News Release Historical Data