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Economy at a Glance
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South Region

South Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Aug
2020
Sept
2020
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

60,146.0 59,655.5 59,732.6 60,084.0 60,142.6  

Employment(1)

56,022.8 55,399.0 55,927.2 56,236.7 56,482.8  

Unemployment(1)

4,123.2 4,256.5 3,805.4 3,847.2 3,659.9  

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.9 7.1 6.4 6.4 6.1  

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

249.639 250.193 250.542 250.255 250.693 252.067

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

  1.1 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.6

CPI-W, All items(4)

245.024 245.609 245.847 245.421 245.886 247.339

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

  1.1 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.6

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.

South Region - Quarterly Data
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Data
4th Qtr
2019
1st Qtr
2020
2nd Qtr
2020
3rd Qtr
2020
4th Qtr
2020

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

135.8 136.7 138.0 138.4 139.3

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.5 2.6 2.8 2.3 2.6

Wages & Salaries(1)

137.3 138.4 139.7 140.1 141.2

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.8 3.0 3.1 2.5 2.8

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

Data extracted on: February 24, 2021

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