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89% of full-time employed persons work on an average weekday in 2018

In 2018, 89 percent of full-time employed persons worked on an average weekday, compared with 31 percent on an average weekend day. Full-time employed persons averaged 8.5 hours of work on weekdays they worked, and 5.4 hours on weekend days they worked.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.1% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.6% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+75,000(p) in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.06(p) in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.1%(p) in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+3.4%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.3% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.2% in May 2019 News Release Historical Data


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