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Economy at a Glance
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South Region

South Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

60,822.0 61,029.2 61,251.1 61,481.5 61,622.7  

Employment(1)

58,501.0 58,800.3 59,061.1 59,332.4 59,506.2  

Unemployment(1)

2,321.0 2,229.0 2,189.9 2,149.1 2,116.4  

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4  

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

274.688 278.598 279.879 283.307 287.427 287.608

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

  8.4 9.1 8.8 9.2 9.8 9.4

CPI-W, All items(4)

271.367 275.672 276.743 280.365 285.104 284.904

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

  9.1 9.8 9.4 9.8 10.6 9.9

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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2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021
4th Qtr
2021
1st Qtr
2022
2nd Qtr
2022

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

142.3 144.6 145.6 147.5 150.5

Compensation, 12-month % change

3.1 4.5 4.5 4.6 5.8

Wages & Salaries(1)

144.7 147.4 148.4 149.9 153.2

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

3.6 5.2 5.1 4.8 5.9

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

Data extracted on: August 11, 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