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Feb
28

Jobless rates down in 38 states in 2016; employment-population ratios up in 36 states

Annual average unemployment rates in 2016 decreased in 38 states and the District of Columbia, increased in 9 states, and were unchanged in 3 states. Employment-population ratios increased in 36 states and the District, decreased in 12 states, and were unchanged in 2 states.

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.6% in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.8% in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+227,000(p) in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.6%(p) in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.5% in 4th Qtr of 2016 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+1.3% in 4th Qtr of 2016 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.4% in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.1% in Jan 2017 News Release Historical Data