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April jobless rates down in 10 states, up in 1; payroll jobs up in 9 states, down in 1

In April, unemployment rates were lower in 10 states, higher in 1 state, and stable in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 9 states, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 40 states and the District.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.4% in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+211,000(p) in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.07(p) in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.5%(p) in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.8% in 1st Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-0.6% in 1st Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.5% in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.2% in Apr 2017 News Release Historical Data