Massachusetts



News Releases:

Dec
07

Boston Area Employment — October 2016

Total nonfarm employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua metropolitan area stood at 2,727,200 in October 2016.

Nov
17

Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – October 2016

Boston area households paid an average of $2.198 a gallon for gasoline in October 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
03

Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2016

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 1.9 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Manchester, Mass.-N.H. metropolitan area for the 12-month period ending September 2016.

Massachusetts Economy at a Glance:

Massachusetts
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,602.0 3,599.9 3,604.6 3,610.6 3,611.1 (p)3,608.8

Employment(1)

3,451.7 3,450.3 3,458.5 3,468.8 3,482.0 (p)3,491.5

Unemployment(1)

150.4 149.7 146.1 141.8 129.1 (p)117.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.2 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.6 (p)3.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,547.1 3,564.7 3,570.5 3,574.1 3,582.2 (p)3,576.7

12-month % change

1.6 2.0 1.8 1.9 2.3 (p)2.0

Mining and Logging(3)

1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 (p)1.0

12-month % change

-9.1 -9.1 -9.1 0.0 -9.1 (p)-9.1

Construction(3)

148.2 149.5 150.1 150.9 149.7 (p)149.6

12-month % change

7.5 8.3 8.4 8.3 7.5 (p)7.3

Manufacturing(3)

250.0 250.4 249.8 250.2 251.0 (p)251.1

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.7 (p)0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

573.5 573.5 573.6 573.9 573.5 (p)571.1

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.7 (p)0.6

Information(3)

85.1 89.1 88.3 87.9 88.0 (p)87.7

12-month % change

-3.0 1.8 0.2 -0.1 0.3 (p)0.3

Financial Activities(3)

221.9 222.7 223.5 224.2 223.8 (p)222.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.8 1.2 1.4 1.5 (p)1.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

545.6 548.9 554.0 551.6 552.4 (p)554.1

12-month % change

2.3 2.8 3.4 2.7 3.1 (p)3.4

Education & Health Services(3)

772.7 783.4 782.0 784.0 793.2 (p)789.1

12-month % change

1.8 3.0 2.5 2.8 3.8 (p)3.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

356.7 355.3 358.7 360.5 359.7 (p)358.1

12-month % change

1.7 1.8 2.4 2.9 3.1 (p)2.4

Other Services(3)

137.2 136.3 134.7 136.1 134.4 (p)135.8

12-month % change

2.1 1.3 -0.4 0.8 -0.6 (p)-0.7

Government(3)

455.2 454.6 454.8 453.8 455.5 (p)456.2

12-month % change

1.2 0.4 0.6 0.6 1.3 (p)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Boston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
Springfield, MA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
Worcester Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2016
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2016
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2016
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – October 2016 Average energy prices News Release Nov 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures for the Boston Metropolitan Area: 2013-14 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2015
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
County Employment and Wages in Massachusetts – Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2015
New England and State Unemployment - 2014 Unemployment News Release Apr 2015
New England and State Unemployment — October 2015 Unemployment News Release Dec 2015
Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts - 2013 Pay News Release Mar 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut - 2012 Employment News Release May 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua — September 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2016
Consumer Price Index Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2016
Consumer Price Index Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2016
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2016
Minimum Wage Workers in Massachusetts – 2012 Employment, Pay Table Apr 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages for Police and Firefighters in Massachusetts’ Metropolitan Areas – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
Unemployment on Cape Cod And The Islands — July 2015 Unemployment News Release Sep 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Boston-Cambridge-Newton: 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Boston Area Employment — October 2016 Employment News Release Dec 2016
Unemployment in the Boston Area by Division - April 2015 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Massachusetts - 2014 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Springfield — May 2014 Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Worcester — May 2014 Pay News Release Sep 2015
Barnstable Town Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016