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Jobless rates down in 6 states in 2023; employment-population ratios up in 10 states

In 2023, annual average unemployment rates decreased in 6 states, increased in 2, and were little changed in 42 states and the District of Columbia. Employment-population ratios increased in 10 states and were little changed in 40 states and the District.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.7% in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+353,000(p) in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.19(p) in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.3%(p) in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.9% in 4th Qtr of 2023 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+3.2% in 4th Qtr of 2023 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.8% in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.8% in Jan 2024 News Release Historical Data