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Economy at a Glance
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United States

United States - Monthly Data
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Data
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021
Nov
2021
Dec
2021

Unemployment Rate(1)

5.4 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.9

Change in Payroll Employment(2)

1,091 483 379 648 (p)249 (p)199

Average Hourly Earnings(3)

30.55 30.67 30.84 31.01 (p)31.12 (p)31.31

Consumer Price Index(4)

0.5 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.8 0.5

Producer Price Index(5)

0.9 0.9 (p)0.4 (p)0.6 (p)1.0 (p)0.2

U.S. Import Price Index(6)

0.3 -0.2 0.4 1.5 0.7 -0.2

Footnotes
(1) In percent, seasonally adjusted. Annual averages are available for Not Seasonally Adjusted data.
(2) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Average Hourly Earnings for all employees on private nonfarm payrolls.
(4) All items, U.S. city average, all urban consumers, 1982-84=100, 1-month percent change, seasonally adjusted.
(5) Final Demand, 1-month percent change, seasonally adjusted.
(6) All imports, 1-month percent change, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

United States - Quarterly Data
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Data
3rd Qtr
2020
4th Qtr
2020
1st Qtr
2021
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021

Employment Cost Index(1)

0.5 0.7 0.9 0.7 1.3

Productivity(2)

4.6 -3.4 4.3 2.4 (r)-5.2

Footnotes
(1) Compensation, all civilian workers, quarterly data, 3-month percent change, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Output per hour, nonfarm business, quarterly data, percent change from previous quarter at annual rate, seasonally adjusted.
(r) Revised

Data extracted on: January 21, 2022

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.