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News Releases:
Apr
10
Consumer Price Index, South Region — March 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
12
Consumer Price Index, South Region — February 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.9 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
20
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky — 2023

In 2023, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.2 percent in Kentucky.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:
Kentucky
Data Series Back
Data
Oct
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Nov
2023
Dec
2023
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2024
Feb
2024
Mar
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)2,026.1 (r)2,025.4 (r)2,025.2 2,024.0 2,024.6 (p)2,027.7

Employment(1)

(r)1,939.1 (r)1,938.5 (r)1,938.5 1,936.9 1,936.0 (p)1,937.1

Unemployment(1)

(r)87.0 (r)86.8 (r)86.7 87.2 88.6 (p)90.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)4.3 4.3 4.4 (p)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,025.8 2,021.1 2,023.2 2,022.4 2,027.5 (p)2,036.9

12-month % change

1.9 1.5 1.5 0.8 1.0 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

8.6 8.6 8.8 8.9 9.0 (p)9.0

12-month % change

2.4 1.2 4.8 3.5 2.3 (p)2.3

Construction(3)

91.8 90.5 90.0 88.8 91.1 (p)92.3

12-month % change

8.3 6.2 4.9 1.5 3.4 (p)4.4

Manufacturing(3)

257.3 254.9 256.3 256.3 255.5 (p)256.0

12-month % change

1.0 0.2 0.7 1.5 0.9 (p)-0.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

427.4 426.3 426.4 425.1 425.1 (p)425.7

12-month % change

0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.7 -0.5 (p)-0.3

Information(3)

22.7 22.7 22.4 22.9 22.7 (p)22.4

12-month % change

0.0 -0.4 -2.2 -0.9 -1.7 (p)-3.0

Financial Activities(3)

96.2 96.3 96.4 95.5 95.2 (p)95.9

12-month % change

0.1 0.3 0.5 -2.1 -2.1 (p)-1.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

228.0 226.4 226.0 226.1 227.0 (p)229.6

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.6 -1.1 -1.7 -1.3 (p)0.0

Education & Health Services(3)

306.0 307.1 307.8 308.9 311.2 (p)313.0

12-month % change

4.3 4.1 3.9 3.3 3.8 (p)4.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

204.2 204.4 204.8 205.3 205.6 (p)207.4

12-month % change

2.6 1.8 1.9 0.5 0.4 (p)1.9

Other Services(3)

72.1 72.0 72.5 72.2 72.5 (p)72.7

12-month % change

4.5 4.0 3.9 2.3 2.0 (p)1.8

Government(3)

311.5 311.9 311.8 312.4 312.6 (p)312.9

12-month % change

3.3 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.6 (p)2.5

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 (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
Louisville Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
Evansville Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2024
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2024
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2024
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2024
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2024
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky — 2023 Unemployment News Release Feb 2024
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 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2023
County Employment and Wages in Kentucky — Second Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2023
Consumer Price Index, South Region — March 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2024
Union Members in Kentucky — 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
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 (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2024
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
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 — 2022 Pay News Release Feb 2024
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Kentucky – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Kentucky — Second Quarter 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Clarksville — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Kentucky Job Openings and Labor Turnover — November 2023 Employment News Release Jan 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Elizabethtown-Fort Knox — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Owensboro — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023