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Economy at a Glance
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United States

United States - Monthly Data
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Data
July
2019
Aug
2019
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019
Dec
2019

Unemployment Rate(1)

3.7 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.5 3.5

Change in Payroll Employment(2)

166 219 193 152 (p)256 (p)145

Average Hourly Earnings(3)

27.99 28.11 28.12 28.20 (p)28.29 (p)28.32

Consumer Price Index(4)

0.3 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.2

Producer Price Index(5)

0.2 0.2 (p)-0.3 (p)0.4 (p)0.0 (p)0.1

U.S. Import Price Index(6)

0.0 -0.6 0.1 (r)-0.4 (r)0.1 0.3

Footnotes
(1) In percent, seasonally adjusted. Annual averages are available for Not Seasonally Adjusted data.
(2) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Average Hourly Earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls.
(4) All items, U.S. city average, all urban consumers, 1982-84=100, 1-month percent change, seasonally adjusted.
(5) Final Demand, 1-month percent change, seasonally adjusted.
(6) All imports, 1-month percent change, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

United States - Quarterly Data
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Data
3rd Qtr
2018
4th Qtr
2018
1st Qtr
2019
2nd Qtr
2019
3rd Qtr
2019

Employment Cost Index(1)

0.8 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7

Productivity(2)

1.2 0.1 3.5 2.5 (r)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Compensation, all civilian workers, quarterly data, 3-month percent change, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Output per hour, nonfarm business, quarterly data, percent change from previous quarter at annual rate, seasonally adjusted.
(r) Revised

Data extracted on: January 24, 2020

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.