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Economy at a Glance
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South Region

South Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

59,931.8 60,003.7 60,078.8 60,173.9 60,316.7 60,429.2

Employment(1)

56,635.1 56,771.6 56,919.3 57,039.0 57,277.6 57,488.1

Unemployment(1)

3,296.6 3,232.1 3,159.4 3,134.9 3,039.1 2,941.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.5 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.9

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

255.319 257.207 259.343 261.668 263.013 263.728

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

  2.9 4.4 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.6

CPI-W, All items(4)

251.042 252.967 255.237 257.847 259.259 259.972

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

  3.2 4.9 6.1 6.4 6.2 6.1

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

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

138.0 138.4 139.3 141.0 142.3

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.8 2.3 2.6 3.1 3.1

Wages & Salaries(1)

139.7 140.1 141.2 143.1 144.7

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

3.1 2.5 2.8 3.4 3.6

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

Data extracted on: September 17, 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