Employees who usually work between 1 and 34 hours per week (at all jobs within an establishment) regardless of the number of hours worked in the reference week
Shows what percentages of workers in an occupation earn less than a given wage and what percentages earn more. For example:
- 25th percentile wage - A 25th percentile wage of $15.00 indicates that 25% of workers (in a given occupation in a given area) earn less than $15.00; therefore 75% of workers earn more than $15.00.
- 75th percentile wage - A 75th percentile wage of $15.00 indicates that 75% of workers (in a given occupation in a given area) earn less than $15.00; therefore 25% of workers earn more than $15.00.
- 90th percentile wage - A 90th percentile wage of $15.00 indicates that 90% of workers (in a given occupation in a given area) earn less than $15.00; therefore 10% of workers earn more than $15.00.
Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE)
The goods and services purchased by the personal sector. In the NIPA's (National Income and Product Accounts), the personal sector consists of individuals (and nonprofit institutions serving them) residing in the United States.
Income received by individuals from all sources. It is the sum of wages and salaries, other labor income, proprietors' income, rental income, dividend income, interest income, and transfer payments to persons-less personal contributions for social insurance.
The sum of personal consumption expenditures, interest paid by consumers, and personal transfer payments to foreigners.
The difference between disposable personal income and personal outlays. The personal saving rate is personal saving as a percentage of disposable personal income.
Initial estimates for a particular month produced on a time schedule often requiring the utilization of a respondent sampling frame that is less than complete.
- Producer Price Index (PPI)
The Producer Price Index (PPI) measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services.