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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
26
Mississippi Job Openings and Labor Turnover — January 2024

Mississippi had 74,000 job openings in January 2024, compared to 75,000 openings in December, 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.

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:
Mississippi
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Data
Oct
2023
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2023
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2023
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Mar
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,230.6 (r)1,230.3 (r)1,230.4 1,230.1 1,229.5 (p)1,229.5

Employment(1)

(r)1,191.2 (r)1,191.0 (r)1,191.3 1,191.0 1,191.6 (p)1,192.5

Unemployment(1)

(r)39.4 (r)39.3 (r)39.2 39.1 37.9 (p)37.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.2 (r)3.2 (r)3.2 3.2 3.1 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,185.5 1,179.6 1,179.7 1,183.9 1,185.4 (p)1,189.8

12-month % change

1.2 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.5 (p)0.8

Mining and Logging(3)

6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 (p)6.3

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 0.0 (p)1.6

Construction(3)

48.4 48.2 47.7 48.7 49.1 (p)49.5

12-month % change

5.2 4.1 2.1 3.6 3.6 (p)3.8

Manufacturing(3)

146.7 145.0 143.7 144.9 143.7 (p)144.8

12-month % change

-0.3 -1.0 -1.0 -1.4 -1.8 (p)-1.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

248.1 245.6 245.3 244.5 244.7 (p)246.3

12-month % change

0.8 -0.5 -1.1 -1.6 -1.5 (p)-0.7

Information(3)

9.7 9.6 9.7 9.5 9.5 (p)9.5

12-month % change

-4.9 -5.9 -4.0 -6.9 -5.9 (p)-5.0

Financial Activities(3)

45.6 45.2 45.2 45.6 45.4 (p)45.5

12-month % change

1.6 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.2 (p)0.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

115.7 115.0 115.1 117.0 117.1 (p)115.8

12-month % change

-2.1 -2.4 -0.7 -1.3 -0.8 (p)-2.1

Education & Health Services(3)

152.4 152.9 154.0 154.2 155.0 (p)155.8

12-month % change

4.0 4.2 4.4 4.0 4.2 (p)4.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

134.4 134.0 134.8 135.2 136.3 (p)137.8

12-month % change

0.8 0.3 0.8 0.8 1.6 (p)2.5

Other Services(3)

39.8 39.6 39.5 39.2 39.2 (p)39.2

12-month % change

1.8 1.0 0.8 -0.8 -0.8 (p)-0.5

Government(3)

238.5 238.3 238.5 238.8 239.1 (p)239.3

12-month % change

2.2 2.1 2.1 1.7 1.5 (p)1.5

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
Jackson, MS, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
Memphis Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 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
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region — March 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2024
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi — First Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2023
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
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi — 2023 Unemployment News Release Feb 2024
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi — 2022 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2024
Gulfport Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
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 2022 Employment News Release Aug 2023
Women’s Earnings in Mississippi — 2022 Pay News Release Feb 2024
Mississippi Job Openings and Labor Turnover — January 2024 Employment News Release Mar 2024
Union Members in Mississippi — 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024