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July jobless rates up in 3 states, down in 1; payroll jobs up in 11 states, down in 1

In July, unemployment rates were higher in 3 states, lower in 1 state, and stable in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 11 states and the District, decreased in 1 state, and was essentially unchanged in 38 states.

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BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Beyond the Numbers: Nailing down the price of new nonresidential building construction: expanding the PPI to include indexes by region and type of contractor

Nailing down the price of nonresidential construction

BLS has created new Producer Price Indexes to provide more detail by region and type of contractor. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Women in the workforce before, during, & after the Great Recession

Women in the workforce before, during, & after the Great Recession

This Spotlight looks at trends and projections in the labor force participation of women from the 1950s to 2024. read more »

SPOTLIGHT ON STATISTICS

Employer-sponsored healthcare coverage across wage groups

Employer-sponsored healthcare coverage across wage groups

This article examines the relationship between wages and coverage in employer-sponsored medical, dental, and vision plans. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

This article examines experimental disease-based price indexes, which adjust expenditures on disease for inflation.

The cost of care: new insights into healthcare spending growth

This article examines experimental disease-based price indexes, which adjust expenditures on disease for inflation. read more »

BEYOND THE NUMBERS

Understanding the labor productivity and compensation gap

Understanding the labor productivity and compensation gap

This article studies trends in 183 industries that drive the widening gap between labor productivity and compensation. read more »

Latest Numbers

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.3% in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+209,000(p) in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.09(p) in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.1%(p) in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data

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

Productivity:
+0.9% in 2nd Qtr of 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.1% in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.4% in Jul 2017 News Release Historical Data