EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT • May 2021 • Volume 10 / Number 11
Persons who were not working and were waiting to be recalled to a job from which they had been temporarily laid off are also included as unemployed. The number of experienced unemployed, those who had a job and became unemployed, provide a measure of the available supply of experienced workers. This Beyond the Numbers article examines how these statistics, the demand for and supply of labor, work together to tell us more about the labor market.Read full article » | Download PDF
This Beyond the Numbers article looks at both generation and distribution prices for electricity, from 2004 to 2019. To examine price trends for electricity generation, this article compares utility and non-utility generation price movements. To analyze price trends for electricity distribution, this article compares price movements for different aggregations of regional residential electric power distribution. The article also discusses how prices have varied during the decline of coal, rise of natural gas, and early growth of renewable power as a share of electricity production.
Technological advances in cameras, sensors, and robotics capabilities have led to the development of improved security equipment and subsequently their increased use in protecting homes, businesses, and public spaces. This article examines the role of technology and its differing growth effects on employment within the investigation and security services sector over the 2019–29 projection period.
In 2019, 5,333 people died as a result of injuries that occurred at work. Although some fatal injuries result in death on the same day, there are a substantial number of cases that have some latency, or delay between the date of injury and the date of death. This Beyond the Numbers article presents information on these latent cases.