Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Office of Publications & Special Studies


Latest Publications

The Economics Daily

Unemployment rates were lower in April 2021 than a year earlier in all metropolitan areas 

June 11, 2021
Unemployment rates were lower in April than a year earlier in all 389 metropolitan areas. A total of 27 areas had jobless rates of less than 3.0 percent and 10 areas had rates of at least 10.0 percent. Full Text »
Recent TED articles

Monthly Labor Review

Beyond the Numbers

Spotlight on Statistics

Career Outlook

Commissioner's Corner