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September jobless rates down in 9 states, up in 4; payroll jobs down in 3 states, up in 1

In September, unemployment rates were lower in 9 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 3 states, increased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 46 states and the District.

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HURRICANE MAPS

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Contingent workers

A Look at Contingent Workers

This Spotlight on Statistics looks at contingent workers in 2017.
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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.7% in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+134,000(p) in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.08(p) in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.2%(p) in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 2nd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.9% in 2nd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.5% in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
unchanged in Sep 2018 News Release Historical Data