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News Releases:
Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, South Region — August 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.2 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
10
Consumer Price Index, South Region — July 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.1 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
04
Business Employment Dynamics in Mississippi — Fourth Quarter 2021

From September 2021 to December 2021, gross job gains from opening & expanding establishments in Mississippi were 72,504, while gross job losses from closing & contracting establishments were 50,572.

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,259.5 1,264.2 1,267.6 1,268.2 1,268.2 (p)1,265.8

Employment(1)

1,206.7 1,212.6 1,217.6 1,220.4 1,222.1 (p)1,220.5

Unemployment(1)

52.9 51.6 50.1 47.8 46.1 (p)45.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.2 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,157.6 1,157.0 1,157.1 1,159.6 1,159.8 (p)1,151.5

12-month % change

2.6 2.7 2.5 2.6 1.5 (p)1.0

Mining and Logging(3)

6.1 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 (p)6.1

12-month % change

5.2 1.7 1.7 3.4 3.4 (p)1.7

Construction(3)

47.4 47.0 47.2 47.4 48.1 (p)46.8

12-month % change

8.7 7.6 6.8 6.5 7.4 (p)4.5

Manufacturing(3)

149.7 150.8 150.4 150.3 149.5 (p)149.5

12-month % change

5.6 6.1 6.1 6.0 3.7 (p)4.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

240.1 240.9 238.5 238.4 237.2 (p)237.5

12-month % change

2.0 2.9 1.5 1.6 0.7 (p)0.8

Information(3)

9.6 9.7 9.6 9.7 9.8 (p)9.8

12-month % change

2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

43.0 43.5 44.0 44.3 43.8 (p)43.9

12-month % change

1.7 2.8 3.8 4.7 3.3 (p)3.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

115.6 113.7 116.1 117.1 117.6 (p)115.2

12-month % change

1.2 0.3 1.3 2.9 1.2 (p)-0.5

Education & Health Services(3)

140.3 139.4 140.4 142.2 141.4 (p)141.2

12-month % change

0.2 -0.6 0.3 1.3 -0.2 (p)0.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

132.7 133.2 132.2 131.6 132.5 (p)132.3

12-month % change

7.4 8.6 7.0 6.1 3.2 (p)4.3

Other Services(3)

38.9 38.6 38.4 38.2 38.5 (p)38.2

12-month % change

0.3 -1.0 -1.0 -1.5 -1.0 (p)-2.6

Government(3)

234.2 234.2 234.3 234.3 235.3 (p)231.0

12-month % change

0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 (p)-1.6

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
Jackson, MS, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Memphis Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2022
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2022
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region — August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi — Second Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 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 (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi — 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi — 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Gulfport Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Mississippi — Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Aug 2022
Women’s Earnings in Mississippi — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021