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October jobless rates down in 37 states, up in 8; payroll jobs up in 32 states, down in 2

In October, unemployment rates were lower in 37 states and the District of Columbia, higher in 8 states, and stable in 5 states. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 32 states, decreased in 2 states, and was essentially unchanged in 16 states and the District.

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Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
unchanged in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
6.9% in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+638,000(p) in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.04(p) in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.3%(p) in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.5% in 3rd Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+4.9% in 3rd Qtr of 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.1% in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.2% in Oct 2020 News Release Historical Data