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Expanding Growth Opportunities and Learning

Public Workforce System

The PWSD is a dataset that can be used to answer questions about various public workforce system programs and how these programs fit in with the overall public workforce system and the economy.

OUI Initial Claims

OUI Initial claims dataset contains the non-seasonally and seasonally adjusted Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims time-series data at the National level.


The U.S. Department of Labor has been working collaboratively with our state partners to identify several robust strategies that focus on the prevention of overpayments and will yield the highest impact in reducing UI improper payment rates.

Quarterly Census Employment and Wage (CEW)

The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) program publishes a quarterly count of employment and wages reported by employers covering 98 percent of U.S. jobs, available at the county, MSA, state and national levels by industry.

Occupational Employment Statistics Survey (OES)

The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations.

Current Population Survey (CPS)

The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Current Employment Statistics (CES)

Each month the Current Employment Statistics (CES) program surveys about 141,000 businesses and government agencies, representing approximately 486,000 individual worksites, in order to provide detailed industry data on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on nonfarm payrolls.

Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.

2010 Workforce Investment Act

The evaluation employs administrative data from 12 states, covering approximately 160,000 WIA participants and nearly 3 million comparison group members.

2010 Occupational Employment Statistics

The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program conducts a semi-annual mail survey designed to produce estimates of employment and wages for specific occupations.

BLS Numbers

This Dataset contains historic data (last 10 years) for the most common economic indicators.