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News Releases:

Nov
02

New England and State Unemployment — September 2017

The New England unemployment rate was little changed at 3.9 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
05

New England and State Unemployment — August 2017

The New England unemployment rate was little changed at 4.0 percent in August, 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.

Vermont Economy at a Glance:

Vermont
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Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020
Aug
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

340.6 350.9 343.8 341.6 339.2 (p)324.4

Employment(1)

330.1 293.0 299.7 309.1 311.0 (p)308.9

Unemployment(1)

10.5 57.9 44.2 32.5 28.2 (p)15.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.1 16.5 12.8 9.5 8.3 (p)4.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

309.4 245.8 262.3 273.9 278.3 (p)282.0

12-month % change

-2.9 -22.4 -16.9 -13.4 -12.2 (p)-10.7

Mining and Logging(3)

0.8 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 (p)0.7

12-month % change

-11.1 -25.0 0.0 0.0 -12.5 (p)-12.5

Construction(3)

14.7 7.6 10.1 10.8 10.5 (p)10.7

12-month % change

-5.2 -50.6 -34.0 -29.4 -30.9 (p)-29.6

Manufacturing(3)

29.4 21.9 26.8 26.4 26.9 (p)27.0

12-month % change

-2.0 -26.8 -10.4 -12.0 -11.2 (p)-10.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

52.9 42.8 46.5 49.8 50.2 (p)50.3

12-month % change

-3.1 -21.0 -13.7 -7.9 -7.0 (p)-6.3

Information(3)

4.3 4.0 4.0 3.9 4.1 (p)4.1

12-month % change

0.0 -4.8 -7.0 -9.3 -4.7 (p)-4.7

Financial Activities(3)

12.0 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.2 (p)11.0

12-month % change

-1.6 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 -8.9 (p)-10.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

29.0 24.8 25.9 26.6 27.3 (p)28.2

12-month % change

-0.7 -14.5 -10.1 -8.6 -6.8 (p)-4.4

Education & Health Services(3)

64.6 56.2 57.6 61.9 61.8 (p)62.7

12-month % change

-4.3 -15.4 -12.7 -5.6 -5.4 (p)-4.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

34.6 14.9 17.7 19.4 20.4 (p)21.2

12-month % change

-8.0 -60.5 -52.7 -48.7 -45.5 (p)-42.7

Other Services(3)

10.1 8.4 8.3 9.1 9.0 (p)9.4

12-month % change

-2.9 -18.4 -19.4 -11.7 -12.6 (p)-8.7

Government(3)

57.0 53.4 53.4 54.0 56.2 (p)56.7

12-month % change

0.7 -5.7 -5.7 -4.8 -2.4 (p)-0.9

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
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2020
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2020
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
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 New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
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 — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Vermont Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Vermont (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
County Employment and Wages in Vermont – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Consumer Price Index Northeast (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
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Burlington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016