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May
19

Occupational Employment and Wages in Louisville-Jefferson County—May 2015

Workers in the Louisville-Jefferson County Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.87 in May 2015, about 10 percent below the nationwide average of $23.23.

May
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.6 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(4) 1,949.1 (4) 1,952.7 1,963.4 1,975.8 1,982.1 (P) 1,982.3

Employment (1)

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(4) 1,839.7 (4) 1,840.7 1,849.1 1,860.9 1,870.1 (P) 1,876.5

Unemployment (1)

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(4) 109.4 (4) 112.0 114.3 114.9 112.0 (P) 105.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(4) 5.6 (4) 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.6 (P) 5.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,901.9 1,908.4 1,904.9 1,904.6 1,908.9 (P) 1,904.9

12-month % change

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1.7 1.8 1.5 1.5 2.0 (P) 1.9

Mining and Logging (3)

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13.3 13.1 12.8 12.3 12.1 (P) 11.9

12-month % change

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-19.4 -20.1 -17.9 -20.1 -18.2 (P) -18.5

Construction (3)

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76.9 78.3 76.1 77.7 76.7 (P) 74.4

12-month % change

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2.9 5.0 0.9 2.8 3.5 (P) -1.1

Manufacturing (3)

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244.2 244.9 243.8 242.9 243.4 (P) 242.3

12-month % change

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2.7 3.1 2.0 1.7 1.8 (P) 2.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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389.9 390.1 396.2 396.1 400.6 (P) 397.4

12-month % change

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2.3 1.8 3.2 3.1 4.4 (P) 3.4

Information (3)

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25.0 25.3 24.4 24.4 24.6 (P) 24.6

12-month % change

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-2.3 -0.8 -4.7 -4.3 -3.1 (P) -2.8

Financial Activities (3)

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94.2 94.3 94.3 93.7 93.7 (P) 94.2

12-month % change

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3.2 2.8 3.2 2.1 2.1 (P) 2.5

Professional & Business Services (3)

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219.7 223.7 221.0 217.0 219.3 (P) 220.8

12-month % change

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2.3 4.4 3.4 1.7 2.9 (P) 4.2

Education & Health Services (3)

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267.9 269.2 269.4 273.3 272.2 (P) 273.1

12-month % change

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3.4 2.7 3.1 4.2 3.9 (P) 4.1

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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191.0 189.5 187.9 189.1 189.6 (P) 188.6

12-month % change

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4.3 2.8 0.9 1.5 2.7 (P) 1.4

Other Services (3)

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63.0 63.4 62.7 63.1 63.3 (P) 62.3

12-month % change

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-1.4 0.0 -1.4 -0.5 -0.2 (P) -1.6

Government (3)

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316.8 316.6 316.3 315.0 313.4 (P) 315.3

12-month % change

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-1.6 -1.4 -1.5 -1.6 -1.8 (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.
(4) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Louisville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Evansville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2016
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
Minimum Wage Workers in Kentucky – 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Consumer Price Index, Cincinnati-Hamilton — Second Half 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Louisville-Jefferson County—May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati-Middletown — May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
County Employent And Wages In Kentucky – First Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2015
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2016
Union Members in Kentucky — 2015 Employment News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Kentucky – 2014 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Mar 2016