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Oct. jobless rates down in 34 states, up in 5; payroll jobs up in 38 states, down in 12

In October, 34 states and the District of Columbia had over-the-month unemployment rate decreases, 5 states had increases, and 11 states had no change. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 38 states and decreased in 12 states and the District.

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

The increased supply of underutilized labor from 2006 to 2014

Four BLS measures of labor underutilization are used to analyze changes in labor supply before and after the 2007–2009 recession. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Oil extraction surges with the help of sand

In response to public interest for price statistics on hydraulic fracturing sand, the PPI program began publishing a commodity index for this item in January 2013. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Trends in unemployment and other labor market difficulties

This article examines trends in the BLS alternative measures of labor underutilization over the period from 1994 to 2014. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Income and spending patterns among Black households

Household spending data offer insight on how households prioritize their wants and needs. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries commemorates 20 years of occupational safety and health data

These data are used to identify trends in workplace deaths and to work towards eliminating future work-related fatal injuries. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

An analysis of multiemployer pension plans

This article looks at trends in defined-benefit plan coverage designed to support employees who have multiple jobs throughout their career. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
unchanged in Oct 2014 News Release Historical Data

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

Payroll Employment:
+214,000(p) in Oct 2014 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Oct 2014 News Release Historical Data

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

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

Productivity:
+2.0% in 3rd Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-1.3% in Oct 2014 News Release Historical Data

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