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Consumer Price Index

February 26, 2015
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers declined 0.7 percent in January after falling 0.3 percent in December. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.2 percent in January after increasing 0.1 percent in December. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Cost Index

January 30, 2015
Compensation costs up 0.6 percent for civilian workers, seasonally adjusted, from September to December 2014. Over the year, compensation rose 2.2 percent, wages and salaries up 2.1 percent, and benefits rose 2.6 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Employment Situation

February 06, 2015
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 257,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 5.7 percent. Job gains occurred in retail trade, construction, health care, financial activities, and manufacturing. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Producer Price Index

February 18, 2015
The Producer Price Index for final demand decreased 0.8 percent in January. Final demand prices moved down 0.2 percent in both December and November. In January, the index for final demand goods dropped 2.1 percent and prices for final demand services fell 0.2 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Productivity and Costs

February 05, 2015
Productivity decreased 1.8 percent in the nonfarm business sector in the fourth quarter of 2014; unit labor costs increased 2.7 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rates). In manufacturing, productivity increased 1.3 percent and unit labor costs increased 0.2 percent. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

Real Earnings

February 26, 2015
Real average hourly earnings rose by 1.2 percent in January, seasonally adjusted. Average hourly earnings increased by 0.5 percent and the CPI-U decreased by 0.7 percent. Real average weekly earnings increased by 1.2 percent over the month. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes

February 13, 2015
U.S. import prices fell 2.8 percent in January, after declining 1.9 percent in December. Decreasing fuel prices drove each of the monthly drops. The price index for U.S. exports decreased 2.0 percent in January, and has not recorded a monthly advance since July. Full text: (HTML) (PDF)

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EMPLOYMENT & UNEMPLOYMENT

Monthly

  • Employment Situation (HTML) (PDF)
  • Commissioner's Statement on the Employment Situation (HTML) (PDF)
  • Job Openings and Labor Turnover (HTML) (PDF)
  • Mass Layoffs (HTML) (PDF)
  • Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment (HTML) (PDF)
  • Real Earnings (HTML) (PDF)
  • Regional and State Employment and Unemployment (HTML) (PDF)

Quarterly, annual, and other

  • American Time Use Survey (HTML) (PDF)
  • Business Employment Dynamics (HTML) (PDF)
  • College Enrollment and Work Activity of High School Graduates (HTML) (PDF)
  • Computer and Internet Use at Work (HTML) (PDF)
  • Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements (HTML) (PDF)
  • County Employment and Wages (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employee Tenure (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Characteristics of Families (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Experience of Youths: Results from a Longitudinal Survey (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Situation of Veterans (HTML) (PDF)
  • Extended Mass Layoffs (HTML) (PDF)
  • Extended Mass Layoffs Associated with Domestic and Overseas Relocations (HTML) (PDF)
  • Firm Size Class Quarterly Data (HTML) (PDF)
  • Foreign-born Workers: Labor Force Characteristics (HTML) (PDF)
  • Married Parents' Use of Time, 2003-06 (HTML) (PDF)
  • Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results From A Longitudinal Survey (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational Employment and Wages (HTML) (PDF)
  • Persons with a Disability: Labor Force Characteristics (HTML) (PDF)
  • Regional and State Unemployment (Annual) (HTML) (PDF)
  • Summer Employment and Unemployment Among Youth (HTML) (PDF)
  • Union Members (HTML) (PDF)
  • Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage And Salary Workers (HTML) (PDF)
  • Volunteering in the United States (HTML) (PDF)
  • “Women in the Labor Force: A Databook” Updated (PDF)
  • Work At Home (HTML) (PDF)
  • Work Experience of the Population (HTML) (PDF)
  • Worker Displacement (HTML) (PDF)
  • Workers on Flexible and Shift Schedules (HTML) (PDF)

INFLATION & PRICES

  • Consumer Price Index (HTML) (PDF)
  • Producer Price Index (HTML) (PDF)
  • U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes (HTML) (PDF)
  • Consumer Expenditures Survey (Annual) (HTML) (PDF)

PAY & BENEFITS & WORKPLACE INJURIES

  • Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employee Benefits in the United States (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employee Benefits in State and Local Government (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (HTML) (PDF)
  • Employment Cost Index (HTML) (PDF)
  • Major Work Stoppages (HTML ) (PDF)
  • Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (HTML) (PDF)
  • Occupational Pay Relatives (HTML) (PDF)

PRODUCTIVITY & TECHNOLOGY

  • Multifactor Productivity Trends (HTML) (PDF)
  • Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing Industries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs by Industry: Selected Service-Providing and Mining Industries (HTML) (PDF)
  • Productivity and Costs by Industry: Wholesale and Retail Trade, Food Services and Drinking Places (HTML) (PDF)

EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS

  • 2014-15 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook Published (HTML) (PDF)
  • Economic and Employment Projections (HTML) (PDF)

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

  • International Comparisons of Hourly Compensation Costs in Manufacturing (HTML) (PDF)
  • International Comparisons of Manufacturing Productivity and Unit Labor Cost Trends (HTML) (PDF)

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