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April jobless rates down in 4 states; payroll jobs up in 3 states

In April, unemployment rates were lower in 4 states and stable in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 3 states and was essentially unchanged in 47 states and the District.

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SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Race, Economics, and Social Status

Race, Economics, and Social Status

This Spotlight on Statistics features 9 charts on the patterns of social and economic status by race and ethnicity.
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BLS DATA

Improvements to the One-Screen Data Search Tool

Improvements to the One-Screen Data Search Tool

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BLS VIDEOS

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Understanding BLS Projections of Occupational Separations

This video discusses BLS projections of occupational openings from workers who leave an occupation permanently. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Who chooses part-time work and why?

Who chooses part-time work and why?

This article focuses on part-time workers who chose to work part time in 2016 and the noneconomic reasons for doing so. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

African Americans in the U.S. Labor Force

African Americans in the U.S. Labor Force

This Spotlight on Statistics features 18 charts and maps on African Americans in the labor force. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.2% in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.9% in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+164,000(p) in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.04(p) in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.1%(p) in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.8% in 1st Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.3% in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.6% in Apr 2018 News Release Historical Data