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September jobless rates down in 7 states, up in 4; payroll jobs up in 3 states, down in 2

In September, unemployment rates were lower in 7 states, higher in 4 states, and stable in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 3 states, decreased in 2, and was essentially unchanged in 45 states and the District.

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SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

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Employment and wages in U.S. establishments with foreign ownership

This Spotlight looks at new data on employment, wages, and occupations in U.S. establishments with foreign ownership. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Time use of millennials and nonmillennials

This article looks at how millennials, ages 21 to 36 in 2017, use their time and how they compare with other generations. read more »

BLS REPORTS

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Labor force characteristics by race and ethnicity, 2018

This report describes the labor force of the largest race and ethnicity groups and also provides data for smaller groups. read more »

MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Labor force and employment projections highlights, 2018–28

BLS projects that labor force growth will slow because of changing demographics and a slowdown in population growth. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Consumer spending in California, Texas, and New York

Consumer spending in California, Texas, and New York

We look at differences in consumer spending in three large states. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
unchanged in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.5% in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+136,000(p) in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
-$0.01(p) in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.3%(p) in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 2nd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.3% in 2nd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.2% in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.2% in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data