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A data chart image of Fatal work injuries to police officers fell 20 percent in 2019

Fatal work injuries to police officers fell 20 percent in 2019

May 13, 2021

Police and sheriff's patrol officers incurred 86 fatal work injuries in 2019. That was a 20.4-percent decrease from the 108 reported in 2018. Fatal work injuries among police officers occurred at a rate of 11.1 per 100,000 full-time workers in 2019.

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May 12, 2021

A data chart image of U-3 was 6.1 percent, U-6 was 10.4 percent, in April 2021

U-3 was 6.1 percent, U-6 was 10.4 percent, in April 2021

The official unemployment rate, also called U-3, was 6.1 percent in April 2021. The April 2021 rate was little changed from the previous month. The unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in both January and February 2020. It rose to 4.4 percent in March and reached 14.8 percent in April of last year. It has generally trended down since then.

May 11, 2021

A data chart image of Employment in leisure and hospitality up by 331,000 in April 2021

Employment in leisure and hospitality up by 331,000 in April 2021

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 266,000 in April 2021, following increases of 770,000 in March and 536,000 in February. In April, nonfarm employment is down by 8.2 million from its pre-pandemic level in February 2020. Employment in leisure and hospitality increased by 331,000, as pandemic-related restrictions continued to ease in many parts of the country. Employment in the industry is down by 2.8 million since February 2020.

May 10, 2021

A data chart image of Labor productivity up 4.1 percent from the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021

Labor productivity up 4.1 percent from the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021

From the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021, nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased 4.1 percent, reflecting a 1.1-percent increase in output and a 2.9-percent decline in hours worked.

May 07, 2021

A data chart image of Compensation costs in financial activities industry up 5.3 percent from March 2020 to March 2021

Compensation costs in financial activities industry up 5.3 percent from March 2020 to March 2021

From March 2020 to March 2021, compensation costs for private industry workers increased 2.8 percent. For the year ended March 2020, the increase was 2.8 percent.

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