United States Labour Costs 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Labour Costs in the United States increased to 104.22 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 103.52 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014. Labour Costs in the United States averaged 57.68 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
104.22 103.52 105.10 17.12 1950 - 2014 Index Points Quarterly
Seasonally Adjusted
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-06 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Prel  Q3
0.3% -0.5% (R) 0.5%
2014-12-03 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Final  Q3
-1% -0.5% 0.3%
2015-02-05 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ Prel  Q4
2.7% -2.3% (R) 0.8%
2015-03-05 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ  Q4
-2.3% 3.1% 2.7%
2015-05-06 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Prel  Q1
2015-06-04 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Final  Q1


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.60 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 257.00 329.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -10.00 9.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 267.00 320.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 22.00 26.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 313.00 279.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2401.00 2367.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 213.30 253.30 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148201.00 147442.00 148201.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8979.00 8688.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4427.00 4402.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.78 1.78 2.80 1.78 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.20 12.40 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.59 107.07 107.07 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.50 -0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.60 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 53041.00 32640.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.55 10.42 10.55 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.65 19.71 19.71 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 104.22 103.52 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]
Population 318.86 316.50 318.86 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Job Offers 5028.00 4847.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]
Wage Growth 4.77 4.51 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Labour Costs Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 102.60 Aug/14 101.90 102.60 45.40 Index Points [+]
Brazil 140.61 Jan/15 127.79 181.87 39.60 Index Points [+]
Canada 113.62 Aug/14 113.34 113.62 49.37 Index Points [+]
China 105.90 Nov/14 105.70 110.40 105.70 Index Points [+]
Euro Area 105.23 Aug/14 104.79 105.23 79.03 Index Points [+]
France 105.12 Aug/14 105.10 116.93 38.97 Index Points [+]
Germany 108.13 Nov/14 107.79 109.89 82.87 Index Points [+]
Italy 115.38 Aug/14 113.83 124.40 44.50 Index Points [+]
Mexico 114.50 Dec/14 93.50 127.10 79.30 Index Points [+]
Netherlands 106.25 Nov/14 100.85 118.81 66.63 Index Points [+]
South Korea 122.70 Aug/14 108.60 128.30 86.30 Index Points [+]
Spain 100.70 Aug/14 106.10 110.40 69.70 Index Points [+]
Turkey 169.90 Aug/14 171.70 171.70 79.50 Index Points [+]
United Kingdom 104.20 Aug/14 103.60 105.70 6.00 Index Points [+]
United States 104.22 Nov/14 103.52 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]