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

Labour Costs in the United States increased to 106.21 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015 from 104.91 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2014. Labour Costs in the United States averaged 57.86 Index Points from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 106.21 Index Points in the first quarter of 2015 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.21 104.91 106.21 17.12 1950 - 2015 Index Points Quarterly
Seasonally Adjusted
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-05 01:30 PM Q4 2.7% -2.3% (R) 0.8%
2015-03-05 01:30 PM Q4 4.1% -2.3% 3.3% 2.7%
2015-05-06 01:30 PM Q1 5.0% 4.2% (R) 4.3%
2015-06-04 01:30 PM Q1 4.2% 5.0% 5.0%
2015-08-11 01:30 PM Q2
2015-09-02 01:30 PM Q2

United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 223.00 85.00 1114.00 -1966.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 10.00 -9.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 213.00 94.00 1089.00 -819.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 1.00 0.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 274.00 262.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 2211.00 2229.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 169.00 175.00 343.00 -826.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 148523.00 148331.00 148523.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 8549.00 8575.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 4921.00 4910.00 5594.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.63 2.80 1.60 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.60 12.30 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Productivity 105.90 106.41 106.98 27.55 Index Points [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.70 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.70 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 61582.00 36594.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 10.54 10.54 10.55 9.88 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19.78 19.76 19.78 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Labour Costs 106.21 104.91 106.21 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 4994.00 5144.00 5273.00 2146.00 Hundreds [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 3.84 4.46 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]


Labour Costs Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 102.30 Nov/14 102.50 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Brazil 2593.80 Mar/15 2385.00 2593.80 39.60 Index Points [+]
Canada 113.61 Nov/14 113.60 113.61 49.37 Index Points [+]
China 105.70 Feb/15 105.90 110.40 105.70 Index Points [+]
Euro Area 105.39 Nov/14 105.11 105.39 79.03 Index Points [+]
France 106.15 Nov/14 105.21 106.15 38.97 Index Points [+]
Germany 108.64 Feb/15 108.22 109.89 82.87 Index Points [+]
Italy 112.23 Nov/14 110.86 124.40 44.50 Index Points [+]
Mexico 82.80 Mar/15 86.30 127.10 79.30 Index Points [+]
Netherlands 105.83 Nov/14 100.85 118.81 66.63 Index Points [+]
South Korea 118.80 Nov/14 122.00 128.30 86.30 Index Points [+]
Spain 108.50 Nov/14 100.70 110.40 69.70 Index Points [+]
Turkey 183.20 Nov/14 171.70 183.20 79.50 Index Points [+]
United Kingdom 104.80 Nov/14 104.30 104.80 6.00 Index Points [+]
United States 106.21 Feb/15 104.91 106.21 17.12 Index Points [+]