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

Labour Costs in the United States decreased to 103.87 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 from 104.12 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
103.87 104.12 105.10 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
-0.1% 11.8% 0.5%
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
2015-03-05 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Final  Q4
2015-05-06 01:30 PM
Unit Labour Costs QoQ - Prel  Q1


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.80 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 321.00 243.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 7.00 7.00 422.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 314.00 236.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 28.00 20.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 289.00 297.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2373.00 2520.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
Adp Employment Change 208.00 233.00 336.70 -842.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 147287.00 147283.00 147287.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 9110.00 8995.00 15382.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 5109.00 4694.00 5771.00 2134.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.87 2.80 1.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.80 12.70 19.60 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 106.72 106.11 106.72 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.40 0.10 0.60 -0.15 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.60 34.50 34.70 33.80 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.80 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 35940.00 51183.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.34 10.33 10.41 9.88 USD [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.63 19.60 19.63 1.27 USD [+]
Labour Costs 103.87 104.12 105.10 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 4834.00 4685.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD [+]


Labour Costs Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 102.60 Aug/14 101.90 102.60 45.40 Index Points [+]
Brazil 142.13 Oct/14 151.42 181.62 39.12 Index Points [+]
Canada 113.62 Aug/14 113.34 126.60 58.30 Index Points [+]
China 105.70 Aug/14 106.00 110.40 105.70 Index Points [+]
Euro Area 115.10 May/14 114.80 115.10 91.50 Index Points [+]
France 116.82 May/14 116.42 116.93 38.97 Index Points [+]
Germany 107.87 Aug/14 107.48 109.89 82.87 Index Points [+]
Italy 125.70 Feb/14 124.40 125.70 44.50 Index Points [+]
Mexico 94.30 Sep/14 94.00 127.55 79.32 Index Points [+]
Netherlands 111.59 Feb/14 112.75 134.27 75.40 Index Points [+]
South Korea 108.70 May/14 128.30 128.30 86.30 Index Points [+]
Spain 106.10 May/14 101.70 110.40 69.70 Index Points [+]
Turkey 165.70 May/14 157.40 165.70 79.50 Index Points [+]
United Kingdom 103.10 May/14 103.00 105.70 6.00 Index Points [+]
United States 103.87 Aug/14 104.12 105.10 17.12 Index Points [+]