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We measure the state of the nations workforce, including employment and unemployment levels, weeks and hours worked, occupations, and commuting.
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The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and regulations governing the reporting of exports from the U.S.
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The Geographic Support System Initiative will integrate improved address coverage, spatial feature updates, and enhanced quality assessment and measurement.
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The Census Bureau's Director writes on how we measure America's people, places and economy.
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This section presents indexes of producer and consumer prices, actual prices for selected
commodities, and energy prices.
Tables for Prices Section [PDF 1.3M]
705 - Purchasing Power of the Dollar: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 26k]
706 - Consumer Price Indexes (CPI-U) by Major Groups: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 23k]
707 - Annual Percent Changes From Prior Year in Consumer Price Indexes (CPI-U)--Selected Areas: 2004 [Excel 32k]
708 - Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Selected Items and Groups: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 33k]
709 - Cost of Living Index--Selected Metropolitan Areas: Fourth Quarter 2004 [Excel 62k]
710 - Annual Percent Changes From Prior Year in Consumer Prices--United States and OECD Countries: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 18k]
718 - Weekly Food Cost by Type of Family: 2000 and 2004 [Excel 32k]
719 - Food--Retail Prices of Selected Items: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 20k]
722 - Average Prices of Selected Fuels and Electricity: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 27k]
723 - Refiner/Reseller Sales Price of Gasoline by State: 2003 to 2005 [Excel 54k]
724 - Retail Gasoline Prices--Selected Areas: 2003 and 2004 [Excel 16k]
714 - Commodity Research Bureau Futures Price Index: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 28k]
715 - Indexes of Spot Primary Market Prices: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 30k]
716 - Chain-Type Price Indexes for Gross Domestic Product: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 19k]
717 - Chain-Type Price Indexes for Personal Consumption Expenditures: 1980 to 2003 [Excel 24k]
720 - Export Price Indexes--Selected Commodities: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 48k]
721 - Import Price Indexes--Selected Commodities: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 42k]
711 - Producer Price Indexes by Stage of Processing: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 44k]
712 - Producer Price Indexes by Stage of Processing: 1990 to 2004 [Excel 82k]
713 - Producer Price Indexes for the Net Output of Selected Industries: 2000 to 2004 [Excel 83k]
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