A data chart image of Nonfarm employment increases in 80 percent of metropolitan areas over the year ended May 2016

Nonfarm employment increases in 80 percent of metropolitan areas over the year ended May 2016

July 01, 2016

For the year ended May 2016, 311 metropolitan areas had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment, 70 had decreases, and 6 had no change. The largest over-the-year percentage gain in employment occurred in St. George, Utah (+7.1 percent), followed by Madera, California, and State College, Pennsylvania. (+6.7 percent each).

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June 30, 2016

A data chart image of 85 percent of women, 67 percent of men, spent time doing household activities on average day in 2015

85 percent of women, 67 percent of men, spent time doing household activities on average day in 2015

On a typical day in 2015, people in the United States age 15 and over spent, on average, 8.8 hours sleeping, 5.2 hours doing leisure and sports activities, 3.5 hours working or doing work-related activities, and 1.8 hours doing household activities. They spent the remaining 4.7 hours doing a variety of other activities, including eating and drinking, attending school, and shopping.

June 29, 2016

A data chart image of Multifactor productivity in manufacturing down 1.0 percent in 2014

Multifactor productivity in manufacturing down 1.0 percent in 2014

Manufacturing sector multifactor productivity decreased at a 1.0-percent annual rate in 2014, the third decline in four years. The 2014 decrease followed a 0.1-percent increase in 2013.

June 28, 2016

A data chart image of Wages and salaries were 92 percent of income before taxes for consumers ages 25 to 34 in 2014

Wages and salaries were 92 percent of income before taxes for consumers ages 25 to 34 in 2014

On average, wages and salaries were 77.6 percent of U.S. household income before taxes in 2014. Wages and salaries for those ages 25 to 34 were 92.2 percent of income before taxes, the highest share among household age groups. Those age 75 and older had the lowest share (14.9 percent).

June 27, 2016

A data chart image of 16 percent of nonfatal workplace injuries or illnesses occurred from midnight to 8 a.m. in 2014

16 percent of nonfatal workplace injuries or illnesses occurred from midnight to 8 a.m. in 2014

In 2014, 67 percent of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses occurred during the hours of 8:01 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Of the injuries and illnesses during these hours, 331,390 occurred in morning hours, and 249,890 occurred in the afternoon.

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