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Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – December 2018 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures for the Boston Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Jan 2018
Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2019 Pay News Release Mar 2021
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2021
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2021
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — March 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in Boston-Cambridge-Newton: 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Boston Area Employment — May 2021 Employment News Release Jul 2021
Unemployment in the Boston Area by Division - April 2015 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED STEM OCCUPATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS’ METROPOLITAN AREAS AND DIVISIONS – MAY 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA Economy at a Glance:

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA
Data Series Back
Data
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,635.7 1,642.3 1,639.1 1,638.4 1,631.6 (p)1,652.4

Employment(1)

1,526.6 1,537.7 1,544.7 1,551.8 1,558.4 (p)1,571.4

Unemployment(1)

109.1 104.7 94.4 86.6 73.2 (p)81.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.7 6.4 5.8 5.3 4.5 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,707.1 1,726.2 1,735.9 1,763.9 1,776.8 (p)1,807.5

12-month % change

-10.0 -9.7 -8.4 10.6 10.0 (p)8.9

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

69.4 67.8 68.1 68.9 73.4 (p)74.9

12-month % change

-2.7 -4.6 -4.8 43.8 30.6 (p)9.8

Manufacturing(3)

71.6 72.4 73.3 73.6 74.0 (p)74.9

12-month % change

-7.5 -6.2 -4.6 7.4 5.0 (p)3.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

234.3 231.0 231.6 232.4 233.7 (p)237.4

12-month % change

-7.6 -7.5 -6.5 18.4 17.9 (p)12.2

Information(3)

61.2 60.8 61.1 61.8 61.5 (p)62.6

12-month % change

-4.5 -5.6 -5.3 0.2 3.0 (p)4.5

Financial Activities(3)

151.5 151.7 151.9 152.7 152.7 (p)153.0

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.6 -1.1 2.3 2.4 (p)1.8

Professional and Business Services(3)

380.9 385.8 386.7 395.9 397.7 (p)405.3

12-month % change

-3.6 -2.7 -2.4 5.7 5.5 (p)6.4

Education and Health Services(3)

392.7 402.5 404.5 406.4 399.9 (p)398.9

12-month % change

-8.3 -9.3 -7.9 5.0 5.0 (p)5.2

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

102.4 109.4 112.6 124.6 135.6 (p)153.0

12-month % change

-45.1 -41.1 -36.1 66.1 55.3 (p)53.3

Other Services(3)

55.1 54.6 54.8 55.7 56.1 (p)57.6

12-month % change

-19.8 -20.6 -18.7 32.6 22.8 (p)13.6

Government(3)

188.0 190.2 191.3 191.9 192.2 (p)189.9

12-month % change

-5.3 -5.5 -5.4 -0.6 0.9 (p)1.3

Consumer Price Index: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

CPI-U, All items(4)

286.615   289.240   291.667  

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

  0.5   1.3   3.2  

CPI-W, All items(5)

285.461   288.652   290.685  

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

  0.4   1.5   3.6  

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary