United States Congress Joint Economic Committee

Delaware

July 2024

Labor Market (BLS/Haver)
Most Recent Prior Month 12 Mo. Prior
Delaware Unemployment (U-3) 4.6% 4.6% 4.5%
U.S. Official Rate (U-3) 3.7% 3.7% 3.4%
U.S. "Real" Rate (U-6) 7.0% 7.1% 6.7%
Delaware Labor Force Participation Rate 59.7% 59.8% 61.0%
U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate 62.6% 62.5% 62.6%
Prices (BLS/Haver, AAA)
Most Recent Prior Month 12 Mo. Prior
CPI-U Inflation 3.4% 3.1% 6.5%
"Core" CPI Inflation 3.9% 4.0% 5.7%
National Gas/gal. Updated 7/17/24 12:00 AM $3.51 $3.45 $3.57
Delaware Gas/gal. $3.49 $3.54 $3.41
South Region: Loaf of Bread $1.83 $1.80 $1.70
South Region: Milk/gal. $4.06 $4.07 $4.22
Economic Growth (BEA, WSJ/Haver)
U.S. Real GDP
Q4/2023 (3rd Estimate)
3.4%
DE Real GDP
Q1/2024
3.1%
S&P 500 (YTD)
0.29% Updated 1/16/24 5:00 AM
Minimum Wage (DOL/WHD)
National Hourly Rate
$7.25
DE Hourly Rate
$10.50
Last Generated: 7/18/24 10:05 AM