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News Releases:
Nov
14
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – October 2023

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
12
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – September 2023

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased by 0.3 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – August 2023

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased by 0.5 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Maine Economy at a Glance:
Maine
Data Series Back
Data
May
2023
June
2023
July
2023
Aug
2023
Sept
2023
Oct
2023

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

677.8 680.2 682.1 683.1 685.5 (p)686.8

Employment(1)

661.7 664.1 665.8 666.0 667.3 (p)667.6

Unemployment(1)

16.1 16.1 16.3 17.1 18.2 (p)19.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.7 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

646.0 646.1 644.0 647.6 649.2 (p)650.3

12-month % change

1.3 1.5 0.6 1.1 1.2 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(3)

2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.1 (p)2.1

12-month % change

4.8 4.8 0.0 4.8 0.0 (p)10.5

Construction(3)

33.2 33.3 32.6 32.9 32.4 (p)32.3

12-month % change

2.2 2.5 0.0 1.2 -0.3 (p)0.3

Manufacturing(3)

54.8 54.2 54.2 54.3 54.8 (p)54.9

12-month % change

0.7 -0.2 -0.7 -0.4 0.2 (p)0.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

120.1 118.9 119.0 119.2 120.0 (p)120.6

12-month % change

1.1 0.3 -0.2 -0.3 0.3 (p)0.8

Information(3)

7.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 7.7 (p)7.7

12-month % change

0.0 1.3 0.0 1.3 -2.5 (p)-1.3

Financial Activities(3)

33.9 34.0 33.8 33.6 33.7 (p)33.6

12-month % change

0.6 0.9 0.0 -0.9 -0.9 (p)-2.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

76.9 76.2 76.4 77.2 77.3 (p)77.5

12-month % change

1.5 0.7 0.5 1.6 1.3 (p)2.0

Education & Health Services(3)

128.7 129.1 130.1 130.0 131.3 (p)131.3

12-month % change

2.7 2.9 3.3 3.3 3.8 (p)3.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

66.0 67.8 65.1 67.2 66.5 (p)66.7

12-month % change

-0.3 4.3 -1.2 2.0 1.1 (p)2.1

Other Services(3)

22.1 22.1 21.9 22.1 22.4 (p)22.3

12-month % change

1.4 1.4 -0.5 0.0 1.4 (p)0.0

Government(3)

100.2 100.4 100.9 100.9 101.0 (p)101.3

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 1.0 0.9 1.2 (p)1.0

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 (PDF)
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Northeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2023
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Northeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2023
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Northeast Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2023
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – October 2023 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2023
County Employment And Wages In Maine — Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2022
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Portland-South Portland — May 2022 Employment News Release Jul 2023
Maine Job Openings and Labor Turnover — April 2023 Employment News Release Jun 2023
Lewiston-Auburn, ME, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2023