Western Information Office

The Western BLS Information Office in San Francisco services the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.


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Western Databases

Western Databases

Need help getting started on your database search? Below is a list of the most frequently used BLS Databases in the Regions. If these databases do not contain the information you need, please visit the appropriate Program Homepage or contact this regional office for additional assistance.

Survey Name Data Search Tool
Western Information Office (San Francisco, CA) Most Requested Statistics

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Western Geographic Data

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Western Frequently Asked Questions

People are Asking ...

  1. How much was inflation up over the year for Pacific cities?
  2. How do I write an escalation clause with the CPI?
  3. How do I write an escalation clause with the PPI?
  4. How does the government measure unemployment?
  5. When is the next CPI release?

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Consumer Price Indexes FAQ
  2. Consumer Expenditure Survey FAQ
  3. State and Area Employment, Hours, and Earnings FAQ
  4. Mass Layoff Statistics FAQ
  5. Local Area Unemployment Statistics FAQ
  6. Compensation Cost Trends FAQ
  7. National Compensation Survey FAQ
  8. Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities FAQ

Western Special Notices

Contact the Western Regional Office

Ways to Obtain Data

  • Telephone Information and Assistance: (415) 625-2270, menu option 4

  • Information specialists are available from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time to advise you on the availability of BLS data, publications, and information services. Staff economists also assist customers with technical questions regarding survey terms and definitions and with the interpretation and application of BLS data.
  • CPI Hotline: (415) 625-2270, menu option 2
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    Bureau of Labor Statistics
    90 7th Street, Suite 14-100
    San Francisco, CA 94103
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