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Economy at a Glance
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Northeast Region

Northeast Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)28,309.4 28,371.8 28,363.6 28,404.9 28,484.5 28,599.7

Employment(1)

(r)26,853.1 26,924.8 26,993.0 27,121.5 27,231.4 27,386.5

Unemployment(1)

(r)1,456.3 1,447.0 1,370.5 1,283.4 1,253.1 1,213.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)5.1 5.1 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.2

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

290.405 292.644 294.605 298.403 300.325 302.939

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change

  5.9 6.3 6.6 7.3 7.2 7.5

CPI-W, All items(4)

288.316 290.603 292.657 296.853 298.451 301.406

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change

  6.6 7.0 7.3 8.2 7.9 8.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) All Urban Consumers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(r) Revised

Northeast Region - Quarterly Data
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Data
1st Qtr
2021
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021
4th Qtr
2021
1st Qtr
2022

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

146.1 146.4 148.4 149.6 152.2

Compensation, 12-month % change

3.1 2.7 3.7 3.9 4.2

Wages & Salaries(1)

146.7 147.2 149.5 150.7 153.1

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

3.4 3.2 4.5 4.6 4.4

Footnotes
(1) Private industry workers, Base: December 2005=100, quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted.

Data extracted on: June 30, 2022

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.

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions