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Sept. jobless rates down in 11 states, up in 4; payroll jobs down in 6 states, up in 5

In September, unemployment rates were lower in 11 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment decreased in 6 states, increased in 5, and was essentially unchanged in 39 states and the District.

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SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Differences in Parents’ Time Use between Summer and School Year

Differences in Parents’ Time Use between Summer and School Year

This Spotlight looks at differences in time use between the summer and the school year among parents of school-age children. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

This Spotlight explores employment, earnings, spending, time use, and workplace injuries for the Hispanic population. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

Monthly Labor Review: Employment trends by typical entry-level education requirement

Employment trends by typical entry-level education requirement

This article examines national job gains and losses by entry-level education requirement from May 2007 to May 2016. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Spending on arts and entertainment admissions

Spending on arts and entertainment admissions

This Spotlight examines consumer spending and attendance at arts, sports, and entertainment events. read more »

HURRICANE IRMA

Employment, wages, and establishment counts in flood zones impacted by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

Maps showing employment, wages, and establishment counts in flood zones impacted by Hurricane Irma. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.5% in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.2% in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
-33,000(p) in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.12(p) in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.4%(p) in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.5% in 2nd Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+1.5%(r) in 2nd Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.7% in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.8% in Sep 2017 News Release Historical Data