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News Releases:

May
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region — April 2022

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

Apr
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region — March 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 1.4 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region — February 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 1.1 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:

Kentucky
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
2021
Nov
2021
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)2,049.7 (r)2,051.0 (r)2,051.3 2,054.1 2,056.1 (p)2,060.1

Employment(1)

(r)1,954.5 (r)1,956.9 (r)1,957.5 1,963.3 1,969.6 (p)1,977.9

Unemployment(1)

(r)95.2 (r)94.1 (r)93.7 90.7 86.5 (p)82.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 4.4 4.2 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,910.1 1,914.6 1,921.8 1,929.9 1,936.2 (p)1,938.1

12-month % change

3.0 3.2 3.8 2.7 3.2 (p)2.5

Mining and Logging(3)

7.6 7.5 7.5 7.7 7.7 (p)7.7

12-month % change

5.6 4.2 7.1 1.3 1.3 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

77.0 78.1 80.2 79.9 79.2 (p)77.9

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.1 2.0 0.6 0.5 (p)-1.1

Manufacturing(3)

243.4 240.6 241.6 238.7 241.1 (p)237.2

12-month % change

1.6 0.6 0.2 -1.4 -0.7 (p)-2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

415.3 417.3 419.0 421.6 424.2 (p)425.9

12-month % change

3.0 3.2 2.8 3.2 3.9 (p)3.7

Information(3)

21.2 21.1 20.9 21.4 21.7 (p)21.0

12-month % change

5.0 4.5 3.5 4.9 6.9 (p)1.9

Financial Activities(3)

95.3 95.1 95.7 95.3 95.3 (p)96.8

12-month % change

1.9 1.6 2.1 -0.1 -0.1 (p)1.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

219.0 220.7 219.5 224.5 225.6 (p)226.1

12-month % change

3.5 4.5 2.6 3.6 3.9 (p)3.6

Education & Health Services(3)

282.7 282.3 282.1 283.4 282.5 (p)285.8

12-month % change

1.8 2.4 2.1 1.1 1.4 (p)0.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

187.4 189.9 194.6 195.2 197.2 (p)197.6

12-month % change

11.9 12.4 21.7 12.3 14.0 (p)11.3

Other Services(3)

63.1 63.3 62.7 62.8 62.5 (p)62.7

12-month % change

3.1 3.1 3.0 1.3 1.3 (p)1.1

Government(3)

298.1 298.7 298.0 299.4 299.2 (p)299.4

12-month % change

1.2 1.4 2.1 2.4 2.5 (p)2.2

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

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 May 2022
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Louisville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Evansville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2022
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky — 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
County Employment and Wages in Kentucky — First Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021
Consumer Price Index, South Region — April 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2022
Union Members in Kentucky — 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022
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 May 2022
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
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 — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Kentucky – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky — Second Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Clarksville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021