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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Coverage and costs for defined contribution retirement plans

This article examines five types of employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans in private industry. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Meeting the needs of an aging population with community-based care

This article looks at employment growth in home health care and other industries that serve the elderly. read more »

BLS REPORTS

Highlights of women’s earnings in 2015

In 2015, women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median weekly earnings that were 81 percent of men’s. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Busting myths about the Current Employment Statistics survey

This article addresses some of the most common public misconceptions about the survey. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Mortgage instruments before and after the housing collapse

The article describes how the composition of mortgage contracts changed between 2004 and 2014. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.4% in Oct 2016 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.6% in Nov 2016 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+178,000(p) in Nov 2016 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
-$0.03(p) in Nov 2016 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
unchanged in Oct 2016 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 3rd Qtr of 2016 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+3.1% in 3rd Qtr of 2016 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.5% in Oct 2016 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.2% in Oct 2016 News Release Historical Data