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April jobless rates down in 5 states, up in 4; payroll jobs up in 11 states, down in 6

In April, unemployment rates were significantly lower in 5 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 41 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 11 states, decreased in 6 states, and was essentially unchanged in 33 states and the District.

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

Unemployment Rate:
5.0% in Apr 2016 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+160,000(p) in Apr 2016 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.08(p) in Apr 2016 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.2%(p) in Apr 2016 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 1st Qtr of 2016 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-1.0% in 1st Qtr of 2016 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.3% in Apr 2016 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.5% in Apr 2016 News Release Historical Data