A data chart image of Delaware had highest percentage increase in average hourly earnings from July 2016 to July 2017

Delaware had highest percentage increase in average hourly earnings from July 2016 to July 2017

August 22, 2017

From July 2016 to July 2017, average hourly earnings rose 11.7 percent in Delaware. That was the highest percentage increase for all states and the only increase greater than 10 percent. There were no states with decreases in average hourly earnings over that period.

read full article »
Recent Articles
View All »

August 21, 2017

A data chart image of Shining a light on employment in the path of the August 21 solar eclipse

Shining a light on employment in the path of the August 21 solar eclipse

All of North America will experience an eclipse of the sun on Monday, August 21, 2017. There are 321 U.S. counties in the path of totality, where the moon will completely cover the sun. This path stretches from the Pacific coast of Oregon to the Atlantic coast of South Carolina. There are 7.7 million jobs and 482,000 establishments in the counties in this path.

August 18, 2017

A data chart image of Import air passenger fares fall 2.6 percent over the year; export fares rise 4.3 percent

Import air passenger fares fall 2.6 percent over the year; export fares rise 4.3 percent

Import air passenger fares declined 2.6 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. European (−9.6 percent) and Asian (−1.3 percent) import air passenger fares were down over the year, while Latin American and Caribbean fares increased 5.8 percent. 

August 17, 2017

A data chart image of Real average hourly earnings up 0.7 percent over the year ending July 2017

Real average hourly earnings up 0.7 percent over the year ending July 2017

Real average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees increased 0.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

August 16, 2017

A data chart image of Consumer Price Index rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017

Consumer Price Index rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. The index for all items less food and energy also rose 1.7 percent for the 12-month period. The energy index rose 3.4 percent over the last year, while the food index increased 1.1 percent.

OF INTEREST
spotlight

Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics