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Economy at a Glance
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South Region

South Region - Monthly Data
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Data
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021
Nov
2021
Dec
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

60,316.7 60,432.7 60,502.4 60,565.9 60,669.8  

Employment(1)

57,277.6 57,487.7 57,676.5 57,853.4 58,071.1  

Unemployment(1)

3,039.1 2,944.9 2,826.0 2,712.5 2,598.7  

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.0 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.3  

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

263.013 263.728 264.593 267.160 268.360 269.263

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

  5.8 5.6 5.8 6.6 7.2 7.4

CPI-W, All items(4)

259.259 259.972 260.839 263.514 264.924 265.732

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

  6.2 6.1 6.2 7.2 7.9 8.1

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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3rd Qtr
2020
4th Qtr
2020
1st Qtr
2021
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

138.4 139.3 141.0 142.3 144.6

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.3 2.6 3.1 3.1 4.5

Wages & Salaries(1)

140.1 141.2 143.1 144.7 147.4

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.5 2.8 3.4 3.6 5.2

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

Data extracted on: January 14, 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