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Payroll employment rises by 266,000 in April; unemployment rate changes little at 6.1%

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 266,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.1 percent. Job gains in leisure and hospitality, other services, and local government education were partly offset by losses in temporary help services and in couriers and messengers.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.6% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.1% in Apr 2021 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+266,000(p) in Apr 2021 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.21(p) in Apr 2021 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+1.0%(p) in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.9% in 1st Qtr of 2021 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+5.4% in 1st Qtr of 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+1.2% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+2.1% in Mar 2021 News Release Historical Data