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Birmingham

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Birmingham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2020
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018

Birmingham-Hoover, AL Economy at a Glance:

Birmingham-Hoover, AL
Data Series Back
Data
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

550.1 550.3 540.4 552.0 540.9 (p)548.0

Employment(1)

536.1 535.4 476.2 505.2 500.5 (p)505.5

Unemployment(1)

14.0 14.9 64.3 46.9 40.4 (p)42.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.5 2.7 11.9 8.5 7.5 (p)7.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

544.3 545.0 499.6 509.2 517.8 (p)518.2

12-month % change

0.6 0.4 -8.2 -6.6 -5.4 (p)-5.3

Mining and Logging(3)

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 (p)2.6

12-month % change

-7.1 -7.1 -3.7 -3.7 -7.1 (p)-7.1

Construction(3)

29.3 28.4 28.6 29.1 29.5 (p)30.4

12-month % change

2.1 -2.4 -2.7 -1.7 -1.0 (p)1.0

Manufacturing(3)

39.0 39.0 37.7 37.8 36.9 (p)37.2

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.0 -4.3 -4.5 -6.6 (p)-5.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

108.5 108.3 103.8 104.9 105.1 (p)104.2

12-month % change

0.6 0.3 -3.6 -2.5 -2.2 (p)-3.3

Information(3)

7.3 7.3 6.3 6.2 6.3 (p)6.3

12-month % change

-2.7 -7.6 -21.3 -18.4 -19.2 (p)-13.7

Financial Activities(3)

42.1 42.0 41.2 42.1 42.2 (p)42.2

12-month % change

1.2 1.0 -1.0 0.7 0.5 (p)-0.5

Professional and Business Services(3)

69.4 69.7 64.9 64.7 66.8 (p)67.2

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.1 -7.4 -7.6 -5.2 (p)-5.1

Education and Health Services(3)

75.8 76.7 70.1 72.2 72.8 (p)72.3

12-month % change

0.8 2.8 -6.5 -3.6 -2.8 (p)-4.5

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

51.8 52.4 29.6 36.7 42.8 (p)43.2

12-month % change

0.8 0.2 -44.8 -32.8 -21.8 (p)-20.6

Other Services(3)

31.3 31.0 28.6 29.3 29.9 (p)29.6

12-month % change

0.0 -1.0 -8.6 -6.7 -5.4 (p)-6.0

Government(3)

87.2 87.6 86.2 83.6 82.9 (p)83.0

12-month % change

1.9 1.9 0.6 -2.2 -3.6 (p)-2.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary