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Nov
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2018

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

Oct
23

Women’s Earnings in Mississippi – 2017

In 2017, Mississippi women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $643, or 81.0 percent of the $794 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Oct
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2018

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

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,278.3 1,281.5 1,285.0 1,287.8 1,288.2 (p)1,286.5

Employment(1)

1,218.8 1,220.9 1,223.9 1,226.1 1,226.6 (p)1,225.7

Unemployment(1)

59.5 60.6 61.1 61.7 61.6 (p)60.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.7 4.7 4.8 4.8 4.8 (p)4.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,165.5 1,166.9 1,165.5 1,169.5 1,168.1 (p)1,168.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.6 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.5 (p)6.6

12-month % change

-2.9 -4.3 -4.3 -5.7 -5.8 (p)-2.9

Construction(3)

44.8 45.2 44.0 43.6 42.9 (p)42.2

12-month % change

4.4 4.9 2.3 0.7 -0.9 (p)-0.7

Manufacturing(3)

144.9 145.0 144.6 144.8 144.8 (p)145.1

12-month % change

0.7 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6 (p)1.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

233.2 232.6 231.3 232.7 232.3 (p)232.1

12-month % change

1.2 0.6 -0.1 0.3 0.0 (p)-0.3

Information(3)

11.1 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.1 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-5.9 -4.3 -3.4 -2.6 -2.6 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(3)

45.1 45.4 46.2 46.0 45.2 (p)44.8

12-month % change

2.0 2.5 4.8 4.5 2.5 (p)0.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

113.5 113.1 112.8 113.4 114.3 (p)115.8

12-month % change

5.4 4.7 4.8 6.1 6.8 (p)6.1

Education & Health Services(3)

147.4 146.3 145.7 146.5 145.9 (p)146.0

12-month % change

2.6 1.5 1.0 1.4 0.7 (p)0.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

136.1 138.0 138.9 139.5 138.8 (p)139.0

12-month % change

0.8 2.4 3.2 3.7 4.2 (p)2.3

Other Services(3)

40.6 40.9 40.6 41.0 41.0 (p)41.4

12-month % change

0.5 1.5 0.7 1.5 1.2 (p)2.0

Government(3)

242.1 242.5 243.6 244.2 245.3 (p)244.8

12-month % change

0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 1.2 (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
Jackson, MS, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2018
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2018
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
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 Nov 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2018
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 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2018
Women’s Earnings in Mississippi – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018