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Economy at a Glance
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Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, MA-NH

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)99.4 (2)99.3 99.3 99.2 (p)97.0  

Employment(1)

(2)96.3 (2)96.1 95.0 94.8 (p)92.8  

Unemployment(1)

(2)3.1 (2)3.2 4.3 4.4 (p)4.2  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.2 (2)3.2 4.3 4.5 (p)4.3  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

83.3 83.2 80.6 80.6 80.4 (p)65.5

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.0 -1.7 -1.3 -1.8 (p)-20.9

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

3.8 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.4 (p)2.3

12-month % change

2.7 2.8 -2.9 0.0 -2.9 (p)-36.1

Manufacturing(4)

8.9 8.9 8.7 8.8 8.7 (p)7.4

12-month % change

0.0 -1.1 -2.2 -1.1 -2.2 (p)-16.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

16.7 16.7 16.3 15.8 15.6 (p)12.7

12-month % change

0.0 -0.6 0.6 0.6 0.0 (p)-19.6

Information(4)

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.7 (p)0.6

12-month % change

-10.0 -10.0 -10.0 -10.0 -30.0 (p)-40.0

Financial Activities(4)

2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 (p)2.3

12-month % change

4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(4)

9.9 9.8 9.4 9.6 9.4 (p)8.4

12-month % change

2.1 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)-13.4

Education and Health Services(4)

21.0 21.3 20.5 20.9 21.1 (p)17.8

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.4 -2.8 -1.4 -2.3 (p)-16.8

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

7.5 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.4 (p)3.7

12-month % change

1.4 -3.9 -4.0 -5.3 -2.6 (p)-54.3

Other Services(4)

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 (p)2.2

12-month % change

-6.7 -9.7 -6.7 -6.7 -10.0 (p)-26.7

Government(4)

9.4 9.4 9.0 8.9 9.0 (p)8.1

12-month % change

-2.1 0.0 -1.1 -2.2 0.0 (p)-10.0

Consumer Price Index: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

CPI-U, All items(4)

283.526   285.181   285.544  

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

  2.1   2.2   1.8  

CPI-W, All items(5)

282.162   284.382   284.368  

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

  1.7   2.3   1.8  

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: May 22, 2020

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

 

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