United States Labour Costs 1950-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Labour Costs in the United States increased to 105.05 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 104.96 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014. Labour Costs in the United States averaged 57.50 Index Points from 1950 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 105.10 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014 and a record low of 17.12 Index Points in the first quarter of 1950. Labour Costs in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

   
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United States Labour Costs


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
105.05 104.96 105.10 17.12 1950 - 2014 Index Points Quarterly
Seasonally Adjusted
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-04 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Final  Q2 2014
-0.1% 11.8% 0.5%
2014-11-06 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Prel  Q3 2014
0.3% -0.5% (R) 0.5%
2014-12-03 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Final  Q3 2014
-0.5% 0.3% 0.3%


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 5.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 214.00 265.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 5.00 12.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 209.00 244.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 15.00 9.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 291.00 288.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2330.00 2356.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 230.00 225.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147283.00 146600.00 147283.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8995.00 9262.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4762.00 5000.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.02 1.98 2.80 1.98 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 13.70 19.60 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.62 106.11 106.62 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.00 0.60 -0.15 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 51183.00 30477.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.34 10.33 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.59 19.61 19.61 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 105.05 104.96 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 317.30 315.09 317.30 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.83 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Job Offers 4735.00 4853.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]