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A data chart image of Producer prices for goods up 16.3 percent over the year ended April 2022

Producer prices for goods up 16.3 percent over the year ended April 2022

May 24, 2022

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 11.0 percent from April 2021 to April 2022. Producer prices for goods rose 16.3 percent, while prices for services rose 8.1 percent.

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May 23, 2022

A data chart image of 61.8 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in college in October 2021

61.8 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in college in October 2021

Of the 2.7 million people ages 16 to 24 who graduated from high school between January and October 2021, 1.7 million, or 61.8 percent, were enrolled in colleges or universities in October 2021. The college enrollment rate of recent high school graduates in October 2021 was little different from the rate of 62.7 percent in October 2020.

May 20, 2022

A data chart image of Unemployment rates lower in 386 metropolitan areas in March 2022 than a year earlier

Unemployment rates lower in 386 metropolitan areas in March 2022 than a year earlier

Unemployment rates were lower in March 2022 than a year earlier in 386 of the 389 metropolitan areas and higher in 3 areas. A total of 108 areas had jobless rates of less than 3.0 percent and 2 areas had rates of at least 10.0 percent.

May 19, 2022

A data chart image of Employment increased over the year in 147 metropolitan areas in March 2022

Employment increased over the year in 147 metropolitan areas in March 2022

In March, nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 147 metropolitan areas and was essentially unchanged in 242 areas. The largest over-the-year percentage gains in employment occurred in Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey (+12.3 percent), Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, Nevada (+12.1 percent), and Flagstaff, Arizona (+10.2 percent).

May 18, 2022

A data chart image of Real average hourly earnings decreased 2.6 percent from April 2021 to April 2022

Real average hourly earnings decreased 2.6 percent from April 2021 to April 2022

Real average hourly earnings—that is, earnings that have been adjusted for changes in consumer prices—decreased 2.6 percent from April 2021 to April 2022. The change in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.9-percent decrease in the average workweek resulted in a 3.4-percent decrease in real average weekly earnings over this period.

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