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September 25, 2008    DOL Home > Frequently Asked Questions > Statistics

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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Surveys by DOL Agencies  Wages, Earnings, & Benefits 
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What are the fastest growing occupations?
What types of hours and earnings data are available from the Current Employment Statistics (CES) survey?
How many people with disabilities are working?
How are "wages" defined by the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey?
How are the labor force components (i.e., civilian noninstitutional population, civilian labor force, employed, unemployed, and unemployment rate) defined?
What types of benefit data are published by the Employee Benefits Survey (EBS)?
What is the most commonly cited workplace hazard in my industry?
Does the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) have employment projections for specific occupations?
How many women are in the labor force?
Is the Consumer Price Index (CPI) a cost-of-living index?

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