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News Releases:

Feb
18

Women’s Earnings In Kentucky – 2019

In 2019, Kentucky women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $724, or 79.2 percent of the $914 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

Feb
16

Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky – Second Quarter 2020

From March 2020 to June 2020, gross job gains from private-sector establishments in Kentucky were 70,624, while gross job losses from private-sector establishments were 234,102.

Feb
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2021

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

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:

Kentucky
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,837.4 2,008.8 1,900.7 1,961.7 2,018.3 (p)2,017.2

Employment(1)

1,755.3 1,858.9 1,794.3 1,819.1 1,903.7 (p)1,896.8

Unemployment(1)

82.1 150.0 106.3 142.6 114.6 (p)120.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.5 7.5 5.6 7.3 5.7 (p)6.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,791.5 1,825.5 1,827.3 1,838.5 1,842.3 (p)1,833.2

12-month % change

-7.7 -6.0 -6.0 -5.5 -5.0 (p)-5.2

Mining and Logging(3)

7.3 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4 (p)7.6

12-month % change

-26.3 -22.7 -21.1 -18.5 -21.3 (p)-16.5

Construction(3)

79.3 80.3 81.9 85.2 82.0 (p)82.6

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.0 1.6 6.0 2.2 (p)3.0

Manufacturing(3)

238.9 236.8 238.5 238.6 240.6 (p)243.6

12-month % change

-5.5 -6.3 -5.5 -4.3 -4.1 (p)-2.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

375.8 385.4 385.1 385.8 389.5 (p)395.9

12-month % change

-7.2 -4.8 -4.9 -4.3 -2.6 (p)-0.4

Information(3)

18.2 17.6 17.8 18.0 17.7 (p)17.7

12-month % change

-15.7 -18.1 -17.2 -16.3 -16.5 (p)-16.1

Financial Activities(3)

87.0 87.9 87.7 88.6 89.5 (p)89.4

12-month % change

-7.1 -6.1 -6.2 -5.5 -4.0 (p)-4.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

184.9 192.3 191.8 193.9 195.6 (p)193.5

12-month % change

-14.7 -11.1 -11.5 -12.7 -10.6 (p)-10.2

Education & Health Services(3)

272.6 275.2 276.0 273.8 272.9 (p)274.7

12-month % change

-3.7 -3.1 -2.8 -3.9 -4.5 (p)-4.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

181.8 181.6 187.1 192.2 190.6 (p)178.8

12-month % change

-9.7 -10.0 -7.3 -5.2 -6.2 (p)-12.8

Other Services(3)

63.9 65.5 65.5 65.8 66.4 (p)65.1

12-month % change

-3.0 -0.9 -0.9 -1.2 -0.3 (p)-0.2

Government(3)

281.8 295.4 288.4 289.1 290.1 (p)284.3

12-month % change

-9.4 -5.0 -7.5 -7.3 -6.7 (p)-8.4

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 2021
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Louisville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Evansville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2021
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
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 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
County Employment And Wages In Kentucky – First Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2021
Union Members in Kentucky – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
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 2021
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Kentucky — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
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 Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Women’s Earnings In Kentucky – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Kentucky – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky – Second Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021