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Apr
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
21

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2018

In 2018, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 8.7 percent in Mississippi, not significantly different from the 7.7-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in February, 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)

(2)1,274.3 (2)1,274.7 (2)1,275.0 1,273.5 1,270.3 (p)1,267.6

Employment(1)

(2)1,214.8 (2)1,215.1 (2)1,215.2 1,213.4 1,209.7 (p)1,206.0

Unemployment(1)

(2)59.5 (2)59.7 (2)59.8 60.2 60.6 (p)61.5

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.7 (2)4.7 (2)4.7 4.7 4.8 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,159.5 1,162.6 1,162.6 1,161.3 1,160.6 (p)1,159.7

12-month % change

0.6 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(4)

6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.7 (p)6.8

12-month % change

0.0 -1.4 0.0 0.0 -2.9 (p)-2.9

Construction(4)

42.8 42.9 43.0 42.5 42.3 (p)42.8

12-month % change

-2.3 -2.3 -0.9 -2.3 -1.4 (p)-2.3

Manufacturing(4)

145.2 145.8 146.8 146.1 146.3 (p)145.8

12-month % change

0.7 0.6 1.3 1.2 1.5 (p)1.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

231.2 232.6 232.2 231.6 231.4 (p)231.0

12-month % change

-0.4 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.0 (p)-0.3

Information(4)

10.9 11.0 10.9 11.0 10.9 (p)10.9

12-month % change

-3.5 -2.7 -2.7 -0.9 -2.7 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(4)

44.5 44.2 44.1 44.2 44.2 (p)44.3

12-month % change

0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.7 -0.2 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

112.1 112.4 112.1 111.6 111.2 (p)110.8

12-month % change

4.1 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.5 (p)2.5

Education & Health Services(4)

145.9 146.1 145.6 145.5 145.1 (p)145.0

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.3 (p)0.5

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

136.2 136.6 137.9 139.2 139.3 (p)139.4

12-month % change

1.0 1.3 2.3 3.5 3.4 (p)3.3

Other Services(4)

42.0 41.6 41.2 41.0 41.2 (p)41.0

12-month % change

2.9 1.7 0.7 -0.2 0.2 (p)-0.2

Government(4)

241.8 242.6 242.0 241.8 242.0 (p)241.9

12-month % change

-0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.4 (p)0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Apr 2019
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2019
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2019
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2019
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2019
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 – March 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2019
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 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 Apr 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2018 Unemployment News Release Mar 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2019
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