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Economy at a Glance
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South Region

South Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)60,908.6 61,001.7 61,063.2 60,468.8 57,132.1 58,446.2

Employment(1)

(r)58,843.6 58,952.9 59,026.0 57,731.2 49,504.2 51,354.2

Unemployment(1)

(r)2,064.9 2,048.8 2,037.2 2,737.5 7,627.9 7,092.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.4 3.4 3.3 4.5 13.4 12.1

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

247.289 248.005 248.412 248.136 246.254 245.696

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

  2.1 2.3 1.9 1.1 -0.2 -0.4

CPI-W, All items(4)

242.619 243.338 243.593 243.277 241.139 240.565

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

  2.2 2.3 1.9 0.9 -0.6 -0.7

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

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

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

133.3 134.2 135.3 135.8 136.7

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.2 2.1 2.5 2.5 2.6

Wages & Salaries(1)

134.4 135.5 136.7 137.3 138.4

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.4 2.4 2.8 2.8 3.0

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

Data extracted on: July 10, 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.

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions