July 02, 2020
On an average day in 2019, nearly everyone age 15 and older (95 percent) engaged in some sort of leisure activity, such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising. Men spent more time in leisure activities (5.5 hours) than did women (4.9 hours).read full article »
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July 01, 2020
Labor productivity declines were widespread among manufacturing industries in 2019, with decreases in 54 of the 86 industries studied.
June 30, 2020
Fifty percent of Americans born from 1980 to 1984 were married at age 33. Another 17 percent were cohabiting (unmarried and living with a partner), and 33 percent were single (not married and not living with a partner).
June 29, 2020
Workers in motor vehicle manufacturing suffered 6.3 nonfatal injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time workers in 2018. The rate for the industry remained over twice as high as the rate for all private industry each year from 2009 to 2018.
June 26, 2020
The animal slaughtering and processing industry had about 527,000 jobs in May 2019. Two occupations combined made up over one-third of employment in this industry: meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers (114,160) and slaughterers and meat packers (67,670).
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Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
- Meal Appeal: Patterns of Expenditures on Food away from Home
Examines spending on food away from home, such as meals or snacks from restaurants, vending machines, employer cafeterias, or other venues.
- Job Flexibilities and Work Schedules in 2017–18
Examines data on job flexibilities, such as working at home, flexible schedules, and shift work.
- Labor Market Activity of Blacks in the United States
Examines data on the labor market and related topics for the Black or African American population.
- Workers’ Access to and Use of Leave from Their Jobs in 2017–18
Examines the reasons for which workers can take leave, their use of leave, and the reasons they did not take available leave even when they needed to.