A data chart image of North Dakota has largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment at 5.1 percent

North Dakota has largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment at 5.1 percent

October 22, 2014

From September 2013 to September 2014, nonfarm employment increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Alaska had the only over-the-year decrease in employment (−0.2 percent). The largest over-the-year percentage increase occurred in North Dakota (+5.1 percent), followed by Texas (+3.7 percent) and Utah (+3.6 percent).

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October 21, 2014

A data chart image of Nonprofits account for 11.4 million jobs, 10.3 percent of all private sector employment

Nonprofits account for 11.4 million jobs, 10.3 percent of all private sector employment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics developed research data on employment, wages and establishment figures for nonprofit institutions. These figures provide an insight into this important segment of the U.S. economy. The following animated map, made from these data, shows nonprofit employment as a percentage of total state employment from 2007 to 2012.

October 20, 2014

A data chart image of Out of 339 largest counties, wages up in 323 and employment up in 281, March 2013 to March 2014

Out of 339 largest counties, wages up in 323 and employment up in 281, March 2013 to March 2014

From March 2013 to March 2014, average weekly wages increased in 323 out of 339 U.S. counties with 75,000 or more employees. Employment increased in 281 of those counties. The 339 counties accounted for 78.3 percent of total U.S. wages and 72.0 percent of total employment.

October 17, 2014

A data chart image of Trends in employment-based health insurance coverage

Trends in employment-based health insurance coverage

Employee access to employer-provided health insurance declined from 1991 to 2000, chiefly because of relatively low rates of access among part-time workers. From 2003 to 2012, access declined further and participation dropped substantially, as nonunion, part-time and low-wage workers, as well as people employed at small establishments, had a lower incidence of employer-provided health insurance than other workers.

October 16, 2014

A data chart image of Producer prices by production flow, September 2014

Producer prices by production flow, September 2014

Producer Price Indexes (PPI) measure the average change over time in prices U.S. producers received for goods, services, and construction. This edition of TED focuses on measures of intermediate demand. The index for Stage 4 intermediate demand measures price changes for products purchased by industries that primarily produce output sold to final demand. This index was unchanged for the second straight month in September.

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