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New Bedford

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 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 Nov 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 — July 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2021
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nursing Occupations in Massachusetts’ Metropolitan Areas - May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2020

New Bedford, MA Economy at a Glance:

New Bedford, MA
Data Series Back
Data
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

84.4 85.1 84.6 84.2 (p)84.2  

Employment(1)

79.3 79.5 78.7 78.4 (p)78.5  

Unemployment(1)

5.1 5.6 6.0 5.9 (p)5.6  

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.1 6.6 7.0 7.0 (p)6.7  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

63.5 64.4 63.8 63.3 64.5 (p)64.9

12-month % change

17.4 10.7 8.1 4.1 4.5 (p)5.7

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9

12-month % change

21.7 16.0 11.5 7.4 7.4 (p)7.4

Manufacturing(3)

6.5 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.4 (p)6.4

12-month % change

30.0 6.6 8.3 4.9 3.2 (p)1.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

11.8 11.9 11.4 11.3 11.7 (p)11.8

12-month % change

32.6 19.0 8.6 6.6 7.3 (p)5.4

Information(3)

0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (p)0.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 (p)1.6

12-month % change

-6.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

6.2 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.4 (p)6.4

12-month % change

24.0 18.9 18.2 14.0 16.4 (p)10.3

Education and Health Services(3)

15.6 15.4 15.4 15.4 15.5 (p)15.8

12-month % change

4.0 0.7 0.0 -2.5 0.0 (p)1.9

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

6.7 7.4 8.0 7.9 7.6 (p)7.7

12-month % change

63.4 51.0 40.4 29.5 22.6 (p)28.3

Other Services(3)

2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 (p)2.1

12-month % change

29.4 15.0 9.5 4.5 0.0 (p)0.0

Government(3)

9.8 9.7 8.8 8.6 9.8 (p)9.8

12-month % change

-3.0 -4.0 -4.3 -10.4 -6.7 (p)0.0

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