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A data chart image of Minnesota had the lowest jobless rate in August 2022

Minnesota had the lowest jobless rate in August 2022

September 26, 2022

Minnesota had the lowest jobless rate in August 2022, 1.9 percent. The next lowest rates were in New Hampshire and Utah, 2.0 percent each. The rate in Louisiana, 3.5 percent, set a new low.

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September 23, 2022
A data chart image of Nonfarm payroll employment up in 46 states and DC from August 2021 to August 2022

Nonfarm payroll employment up in 46 states and DC from August 2021 to August 2022

From August 2021 to August 2022, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 46 states and the District of Columbia and was essentially unchanged in 4 states. The largest percentage increases occurred in Texas (+5.7 percent) and Nevada (+5.0 percent), followed by Florida, Georgia, and New Jersey (+4.9 percent each).

September 22, 2022
A data chart image of U.S. export prices up 10.8 percent over the year ended August 2022

U.S. export prices up 10.8 percent over the year ended August 2022

U.S. export prices increased 10.8 percent from August 2021 to August 2022. Export agricultural prices advanced 12.1 percent over the past year, the smallest 12-month increase since January 2021. Higher soybeans prices were the largest contributor to the rise in agricultural prices over the past year.

September 21, 2022
A data chart image of Import fuel prices down 6.8 percent in August 2022, up 48.5 percent since August 2021

Import fuel prices down 6.8 percent in August 2022, up 48.5 percent since August 2021

U.S. import prices decreased 1.0 percent in August. Over the year, from August 2021 to August 2022, U.S. import prices increased 7.8 percent, the smallest 12-month increase since March 2021.

September 20, 2022
A data chart image of Producer prices increased 8.7 percent from August 2021 to August 2022

Producer prices increased 8.7 percent from August 2021 to August 2022

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 8.7 percent from August 2021 to August 2022. Prices for final demand less foods, energy, and trade services increased 5.6 percent.

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