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Sep
16

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
09

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.38 per hour in the South to $40.11 in the Northeast during June 2016.

Aug
16

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged down 0.2 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,359.1 1,362.0 1,362.2 1,359.7 1,357.5 (P) 1,355.9

Employment (1)

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1,304.0 1,309.2 1,310.3 1,307.3 1,304.5 (P) 1,302.8

Unemployment (1)

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55.1 52.8 51.9 52.4 52.9 (P) 53.2

Unemployment Rate (2)

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4.1 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.9 (P) 3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,224.4 1,225.0 1,226.5 1,228.1 1,226.0 (P) 1,229.4

12-month % change

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2.2 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.4 (P) 1.4

Mining and Logging (3)

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7.1 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.6 (P) 6.4

12-month % change

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-16.5 -18.3 -19.8 -18.8 -17.5 (P) -17.9

Construction (3)

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48.5 48.9 48.5 48.7 50.0 (P) 49.1

12-month % change

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1.9 3.2 0.2 0.0 1.2 (P) -1.8

Manufacturing (3)

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153.4 153.6 153.8 154.2 153.1 (P) 152.9

12-month % change

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-1.2 -0.8 -0.4 -0.3 -1.0 (P) -1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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257.1 257.7 257.4 257.3 254.9 (P) 257.5

12-month % change

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3.0 3.0 2.4 2.1 1.0 (P) 1.7

Information (3)

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14.1 14.0 13.9 13.9 13.8 (P) 13.8

12-month % change

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6.8 6.1 5.3 5.3 1.5 (P) 3.8

Financial Activities (3)

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49.2 49.5 49.6 49.1 49.7 (P) 49.6

12-month % change

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0.4 1.0 0.8 -0.2 0.8 (P) 0.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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142.5 143.3 143.6 144.8 144.3 (P) 144.7

12-month % change

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4.9 4.4 4.2 4.7 3.8 (P) 3.7

Education & Health Services (3)

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179.5 179.7 181.8 180.5 182.0 (P) 182.4

12-month % change

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3.5 3.5 4.2 3.3 3.9 (P) 3.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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115.8 114.6 114.1 114.8 113.3 (P) 114.9

12-month % change

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5.7 4.0 2.3 3.3 2.0 (P) 2.3

Other Services (3)

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44.4 44.1 44.4 44.9 44.7 (P) 44.2

12-month % change

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2.3 1.6 2.1 3.2 2.5 (P) 1.6

Government (3)

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212.8 212.9 212.9 213.4 213.6 (P) 213.9

12-month % change

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0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2 (P) 0.3

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2016
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2016
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2015 Employment News Release Feb 2016
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Apr 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2016
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table Apr 2016
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2015
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2016
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2016
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016