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Massachusetts



News Releases:
Jul
11
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – June 2024

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

Jun
12
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – May 2024

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were up 0.4 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
12
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston area increased 0.6 percent over the two months ending in May 2024.

Massachusetts Economy at a Glance:
Massachusetts
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024
Mar
2024
Apr
2024
May
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)3,749.9 3,750.2 3,748.7 3,757.0 3,769.1 (p)3,782.7

Employment(1)

(r)3,628.1 3,636.0 3,638.5 3,649.8 3,659.9 (p)3,667.4

Unemployment(1)

(r)121.7 114.2 110.2 107.3 109.2 (p)115.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.2 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,721.1 3,732.6 3,737.6 3,733.5 3,729.7 (p)3,733.9

12-month % change

0.7 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 (p)0.9

12-month % change

11.1 10.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 (p)-18.2

Construction(3)

174.2 173.9 174.9 176.0 176.0 (p)177.4

12-month % change

1.6 0.5 1.3 1.7 2.2 (p)3.2

Manufacturing(3)

236.3 236.7 236.5 235.1 234.2 (p)232.6

12-month % change

-1.2 -1.1 -1.1 -1.7 -1.6 (p)-2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

560.0 558.9 560.2 560.0 560.2 (p)561.1

12-month % change

-0.5 -1.0 -0.7 -0.7 -0.4 (p)-0.4

Information(3)

95.0 93.7 93.4 92.7 92.8 (p)92.3

12-month % change

-3.5 -4.9 -4.2 -5.0 -4.2 (p)-3.5

Financial Activities(3)

230.9 230.2 230.6 230.8 229.9 (p)229.5

12-month % change

0.6 0.3 0.6 0.5 -0.1 (p)-0.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

628.8 632.8 631.5 628.7 628.2 (p)627.5

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.6 -0.7 -1.2 -1.1 (p)-1.1

Education & Health Services(3)

835.2 839.0 841.0 838.7 840.0 (p)842.5

12-month % change

2.6 2.5 2.5 2.1 2.1 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

359.9 364.5 366.8 366.7 365.3 (p)368.2

12-month % change

2.3 1.8 1.9 1.8 2.0 (p)2.6

Other Services(3)

139.9 140.1 140.0 141.1 140.0 (p)140.3

12-month % change

3.0 2.3 2.6 3.4 2.3 (p)2.2

Government(3)

459.9 461.7 461.7 462.6 462.1 (p)461.6

12-month % change

0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.0 (p)0.7

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

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