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May
24

Occupational Employment and Wages in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia — May 2015

Workers in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.25 in May 2015, similar to 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.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(4) 4,777.2 (4) 4,781.8 4,797.9 4,823.2 4,857.5 (P) 4,876.4

Employment (1)

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(4) 4,508.9 (4) 4,513.4 4,531.5 4,557.1 4,591.6 (P) 4,611.9

Unemployment (1)

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(4) 268.3 (4) 268.4 266.4 266.0 265.8 (P) 264.5

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(4) 5.6 (4) 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 (P) 5.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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4,271.4 4,275.0 4,296.1 4,296.2 4,310.5 (P) 4,311.5

12-month % change

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2.1 2.0 2.4 2.1 2.5 (P) 2.3

Mining and Logging (3)

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5.6 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.4 (P) 5.4

12-month % change

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1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 -1.8 (P) -3.6

Construction (3)

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189.8 193.8 197.7 196.2 196.3 (P) 196.5

12-month % change

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3.4 5.2 6.7 4.8 6.2 (P) 5.4

Manufacturing (3)

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459.7 458.5 460.5 460.5 459.3 (P) 456.6

12-month % change

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1.1 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 (P) -0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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805.5 806.2 808.8 810.2 817.6 (P) 817.6

12-month % change

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2.7 2.5 2.8 2.8 3.6 (P) 3.2

Information (3)

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76.2 76.5 75.6 74.9 74.3 (P) 75.6

12-month % change

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3.0 2.7 1.3 -0.1 -1.1 (P) 0.4

Financial Activities (3)

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219.6 219.3 221.1 220.2 220.7 (P) 220.6

12-month % change

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2.2 1.8 2.7 1.8 2.1 (P) 1.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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602.3 600.9 601.3 604.5 608.1 (P) 612.2

12-month % change

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4.3 3.8 4.4 3.9 4.8 (P) 5.1

Education & Health Services (3)

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576.4 575.5 576.8 575.6 578.2 (P) 578.5

12-month % change

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0.7 0.5 1.1 0.6 1.2 (P) 1.1

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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464.0 466.2 470.2 469.6 472.2 (P) 472.1

12-month % change

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3.3 3.4 3.7 3.3 3.9 (P) 3.8

Other Services (3)

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153.5 154.0 154.9 154.8 155.8 (P) 155.9

12-month % change

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2.5 2.8 3.4 3.3 4.0 (P) 3.8

Government (3)

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718.8 718.6 723.6 724.1 722.6 (P) 720.5

12-month % change

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0.4 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.5 (P) 0.1

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

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Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
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Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2016
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Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
Minimum Wage Workers In North Carolina – 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh-Cary – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News–May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in North Carolina – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2016
Employer-Reported Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina – 2014 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015