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News Releases:

Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South was unchanged in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
23

Women’s Earnings In Kentucky – 2018

In 2018, Kentucky women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $696, or 82.2 percent of the $847 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Dec
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South was unchanged in November, 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)

2,067.2 2,068.2 2,071.3 2,073.3 2,077.0 (p)2,082.4

Employment(1)

1,982.2 1,980.0 1,980.8 1,982.7 1,986.8 (p)1,991.6

Unemployment(1)

84.9 88.2 90.6 90.5 90.2 (p)90.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.1 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.3 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,955.5 1,955.0 1,951.8 1,961.5 1,964.5 (p)1,962.2

12-month % change

1.1 1.2 1.0 1.4 1.6 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

10.2 9.9 9.8 9.1 8.4 (p)8.6

12-month % change

1.0 -2.9 -3.9 -9.9 -19.2 (p)-16.5

Construction(3)

79.9 79.3 79.2 79.2 79.2 (p)79.0

12-month % change

2.4 1.7 1.1 1.3 1.1 (p)1.4

Manufacturing(3)

256.7 256.7 254.3 256.9 253.7 (p)255.8

12-month % change

2.2 2.3 1.2 2.4 0.6 (p)0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

406.2 407.3 409.1 411.2 411.2 (p)407.9

12-month % change

0.3 0.4 1.1 1.8 2.0 (p)0.8

Information(3)

21.8 21.8 21.9 21.8 21.8 (p)21.5

12-month % change

-1.8 0.5 0.0 -1.4 0.0 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(3)

93.5 93.7 94.2 95.3 95.7 (p)95.2

12-month % change

0.4 0.8 1.0 2.3 1.6 (p)2.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

219.1 220.1 216.6 217.7 220.8 (p)218.4

12-month % change

0.1 0.7 -0.9 -0.4 2.5 (p)1.0

Education & Health Services(3)

288.0 287.8 288.0 290.5 292.3 (p)293.8

12-month % change

3.5 3.7 3.5 4.1 4.2 (p)4.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

201.4 200.8 201.2 201.0 202.6 (p)203.1

12-month % change

2.0 1.3 1.3 1.2 2.5 (p)2.0

Other Services(3)

66.0 66.2 66.6 66.8 67.2 (p)67.4

12-month % change

0.6 1.2 1.7 2.1 2.3 (p)2.9

Government(3)

312.7 311.4 310.9 312.0 311.6 (p)311.5

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.3 -0.2 -0.6 -0.8 (p)-0.7

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