New Bedford

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2018
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2018
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – August 2018 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2018
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
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — July 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2018

New Bedford, MA Economy at a Glance:

New Bedford, MA
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

87.0 86.4 86.8 88.2 (p)89.1  

Employment(1)

81.6 82.1 82.5 83.4 (p)84.1  

Unemployment(1)

5.4 4.3 4.3 4.9 (p)5.0  

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.2 5.0 4.9 5.5 (p)5.6  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

67.3 68.3 68.7 69.3 68.7 (p)68.3

12-month % change

0.9 1.0 0.6 0.9 1.0 (p)1.2

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

2.6 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.3 (p)3.4

12-month % change

13.0 20.0 18.5 17.9 22.2 (p)25.9

Manufacturing(3)

7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 (p)7.5

12-month % change

-5.1 -3.8 -5.0 -2.6 -2.6 (p)-2.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

11.4 11.4 11.5 11.4 11.2 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-2.6 -3.4 -4.2 -5.8 -5.1 (p)-5.9

Information(3)

0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 (p)0.3

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8

12-month % change

5.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

5.8 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.0 (p)5.9

12-month % change

9.4 3.6 3.6 5.4 5.3 (p)3.5

Education and Health Services(3)

17.6 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.8 (p)17.9

12-month % change

2.3 2.9 2.3 2.9 2.3 (p)3.5

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

6.9 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.8 (p)7.8

12-month % change

3.0 2.9 4.2 4.1 5.4 (p)5.4

Other Services(3)

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 (p)2.7

12-month % change

4.2 4.2 4.2 3.8 3.7 (p)0.0

Government(3)

10.9 11.1 10.9 10.9 10.1 (p)9.9

12-month % change

-2.7 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -2.9 (p)-2.0

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.
(p) Preliminary