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Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area was unchanged (0.0 percent) in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
16

County Employment And Wages In Maine — Third Quarter 2017

Maine’s only large county, Cumberland, reported an employment gain of 1.8 percent from September 2016 to September 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
10

Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – April 2018

Boston area households paid an average of $2.731 a gallon for gasoline in April 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Maine Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)700.2 699.7 699.7 700.2 701.2 (p)702.7

Employment(1)

(2)678.1 678.7 679.7 681.0 682.1 (p)683.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)22.0 21.0 20.0 19.2 19.2 (p)19.5

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

623.8 623.7 626.7 628.1 627.7 (p)630.1

12-month % change

0.5 0.2 0.7 0.6 0.9 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(4)

2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.2 (p)2.2

12-month % change

-4.3 0.0 0.0 4.5 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(4)

28.0 27.7 27.6 28.4 28.7 (p)29.6

12-month % change

1.4 -1.1 -1.4 0.4 2.9 (p)7.2

Manufacturing(4)

51.3 51.1 51.8 51.8 52.0 (p)52.4

12-month % change

1.0 0.4 1.4 1.2 2.0 (p)2.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

119.9 119.7 120.7 121.3 121.5 (p)121.7

12-month % change

0.0 -0.7 0.2 0.6 0.9 (p)1.2

Information(4)

7.2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.3 (p)7.3

12-month % change

-5.3 -3.9 -3.9 -2.6 -1.4 (p)-1.4

Financial Activities(4)

31.5 31.6 31.3 31.3 31.3 (p)31.5

12-month % change

1.6 1.3 0.3 -0.3 0.0 (p)1.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

67.5 67.8 67.8 68.1 68.0 (p)67.2

12-month % change

1.4 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.6 (p)1.1

Education & Health Services(4)

128.5 129.0 128.9 129.1 128.3 (p)129.2

12-month % change

1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.2 (p)1.7

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

66.1 66.2 67.1 66.9 66.7 (p)67.2

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.6 -0.3 -0.7 -0.9 (p)0.3

Other Services(4)

21.8 21.2 21.9 21.4 21.3 (p)21.4

12-month % change

0.5 -3.2 0.9 -0.9 -2.3 (p)-1.4

Government(4)

99.8 99.9 100.1 100.1 100.4 (p)100.4

12-month % change

-0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.5 (p)0.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

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