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COMMISSIONER'S CORNER

COMMISSIONER'S CORNER

Commissioner Groshen pays tribute to former BLS Commissioner Janet Norwood

Janet Norwood was an icon here at BLS, and we are deeply saddened by her passing. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Improving data quality in Consumer Expenditure Survey with TAXSIM

TAXSIM is used to adjust for nonresponse to tax questions in the Consumer Expenditure Survey. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Movies, music, and sports: U.S. entertainment spending, 2008-2013

This article examines entertainment spending from 2008 to 2013 and analyzes the relationships between entertainment spending and income, education, and age. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

BLS statistics by occupation

Trends in long-term unemployment

This Spotlight on Statistics examines trends in long-term unemployment and the characteristics of people who have experienced it.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Falling gasoline prices lead to lowest inflation since 2008

This article takes a look at price trends for major components of the Consumer Price Index in 2014. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
5.5% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+295,000(p) in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.5%(p) in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 4th Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-2.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2014 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.4% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.1% in Feb 2015 News Release Historical Data