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Sep
18

Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – August 2017

Boston area households paid an average of $2.376 a gallon for gasoline in August 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
31

New England and State Unemployment — July 2017

The New England unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
11

Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua — July 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Brockton-Nashua area edged up 0.1 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Maine Economy at a Glance:

Maine
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Mar
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Apr
2017
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2017
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Aug
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

700.6 702.8 703.3 703.6 704.7 (p)705.0

Employment(1)

679.7 681.9 680.8 678.9 678.4 (p)678.2

Unemployment(1)

20.9 20.9 22.6 24.7 26.2 (p)26.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.0 3.0 3.2 3.5 3.7 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

622.9 621.9 620.5 623.3 624.5 (p)620.8

12-month % change

0.8 0.6 0.7 1.1 1.0 (p)0.4

Mining and Logging(3)

2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 (p)2.4

12-month % change

9.1 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 (p)9.1

Construction(3)

29.9 29.7 28.8 28.8 29.0 (p)28.5

12-month % change

7.6 7.2 5.9 6.3 7.4 (p)5.9

Manufacturing(3)

50.2 50.8 50.0 50.7 50.1 (p)50.3

12-month % change

-1.6 0.0 -1.8 0.0 -1.2 (p)-0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

122.8 121.8 120.8 121.4 121.2 (p)119.8

12-month % change

1.6 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.2 (p)-1.0

Information(3)

7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 (p)7.3

12-month % change

-3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -2.6 -3.8 (p)-5.2

Financial Activities(3)

30.8 30.6 30.6 30.2 30.1 (p)30.3

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.9 -1.6 -3.2 -2.6 (p)-2.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

65.5 64.2 64.4 64.1 65.3 (p)64.5

12-month % change

0.5 -2.4 -1.4 -1.5 -0.6 (p)-1.7

Education & Health Services(3)

127.6 127.8 127.7 128.1 127.9 (p)128.5

12-month % change

2.1 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.2 (p)2.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

65.0 65.2 67.0 68.0 68.2 (p)67.2

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.3 3.7 4.8 4.4 (p)2.6

Other Services(3)

21.4 21.6 21.4 21.0 20.9 (p)20.4

12-month % change

-1.4 0.0 -0.5 -3.2 -4.6 (p)-6.4

Government(3)

99.8 100.3 99.9 101.1 101.9 (p)101.6

12-month % change

0.0 0.4 0.1 0.7 1.6 (p)1.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Portland, ME, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2017
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – August 2017 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
County Employment And Wages In Maine — Third Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — July 2017 Unemployment News Release Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua — July 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016