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News Releases:

Feb
20

Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky – Second Quarter 2017

From March 2017 to June 2017, gross job gains in private sector establishments in Kentucky totaled 95,401, while gross job losses numbered 94,425, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today..

Feb
08

Union Members in Kentucky – 2017

In 2017, union members accounted for 9.6 percent of wage and salary workers in Kentucky, compared with 11.1 percent in 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,067.2 2,060.4 2,061.8 2,062.0 2,061.9 (p)2,063.1

Employment(1)

1,956.4 1,947.9 1,954.7 1,958.8 1,964.3 (p)1,972.2

Unemployment(1)

110.7 112.4 107.1 103.2 97.6 (p)91.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.4 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,939.0 1,947.0 1,951.3 1,948.8 1,952.1 (p)1,952.5

12-month % change

1.0 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.3 (p)1.1

Mining and Logging(3)

9.7 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.4 (p)9.3

12-month % change

-4.0 -4.0 -4.0 -5.9 -5.1 (p)-7.0

Construction(3)

80.2 82.3 83.8 81.2 81.3 (p)80.9

12-month % change

4.2 7.9 9.4 6.0 5.2 (p)5.8

Manufacturing(3)

247.8 250.1 250.4 249.2 251.7 (p)252.2

12-month % change

-2.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.6 (p)0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

404.9 404.7 405.2 406.0 404.6 (p)402.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 1.1 1.8 1.4 (p)0.2

Information(3)

24.4 24.2 23.9 24.2 24.1 (p)24.3

12-month % change

6.1 5.7 3.5 5.7 3.9 (p)3.0

Financial Activities(3)

95.2 95.6 95.4 94.6 95.2 (p)95.2

12-month % change

2.0 2.4 2.3 0.7 0.2 (p)-0.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

225.8 229.3 230.7 230.6 229.7 (p)230.7

12-month % change

3.8 5.8 6.0 5.0 2.6 (p)2.5

Education & Health Services(3)

270.2 272.5 273.8 274.8 274.7 (p)274.3

12-month % change

0.2 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.0 (p)0.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

195.5 193.3 193.6 193.2 195.3 (p)196.1

12-month % change

0.6 -0.8 -0.6 0.2 1.7 (p)2.9

Other Services(3)

67.4 67.6 68.1 68.3 69.4 (p)69.8

12-month % change

3.1 3.5 4.1 4.6 5.5 (p)6.2

Government(3)

317.9 317.8 316.9 317.2 316.7 (p)316.8

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.4 -0.6 -0.6 -0.7 (p)-0.6

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
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Louisville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Evansville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Kentucky – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Consumer Price Index, Cincinnati-Hamilton — Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Louisville/Jefferson County – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
County Employment And Wages In Kentucky – First Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2018
Union Members in Kentucky – 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2018
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Kentucky – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in Kentucky’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Women’s Earnings In Kentucky – 2016 Pay News Release Oct 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky – Second Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018