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North Carolina



News Releases:

Mar
25

Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina — 2019

Fatal work injuries totaled 186 in 2019 for North Carolina, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2021

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.

Feb
18

Women’s Earnings In North Carolina – 2019

In 2019, North Carolina women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $770, or 83.7 percent of the $920 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

North Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2020
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)5,007.0 (r)5,028.3 (r)5,035.7 (r)5,040.0 5,039.5 (p)5,033.4

Employment(1)

(r)4,642.7 (r)4,687.4 (r)4,712.6 (r)4,731.2 4,741.8 (p)4,746.6

Unemployment(1)

(r)364.3 (r)341.0 (r)323.1 (r)308.9 297.7 (p)286.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)7.3 (r)6.8 (r)6.4 (r)6.1 5.9 (p)5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

4,382.8 4,402.9 4,414.3 4,435.8 4,438.5 (p)4,452.9

12-month % change

-4.6 -4.3 -4.2 -3.8 -4.0 (p)-3.8

Mining and Logging(3)

5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 (p)5.7

12-month % change

-1.8 -3.4 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 (p)-1.7

Construction(3)

226.7 227.4 230.8 230.7 232.3 (p)234.2

12-month % change

-2.8 -2.6 -1.3 -1.5 -1.0 (p)-0.7

Manufacturing(3)

449.5 453.7 453.1 457.7 455.4 (p)456.1

12-month % change

-5.9 -4.9 -4.9 -3.9 -4.2 (p)-4.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

850.8 858.2 855.7 861.2 865.7 (p)869.6

12-month % change

0.4 0.8 0.5 1.0 0.9 (p)1.5

Information(3)

72.2 72.9 73.5 74.2 75.5 (p)75.6

12-month % change

-4.7 -3.8 -3.2 -2.5 -0.8 (p)-0.8

Financial Activities(3)

257.4 257.9 258.4 258.9 257.2 (p)257.5

12-month % change

1.7 1.5 1.4 1.3 0.3 (p)-0.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

636.0 644.0 648.3 657.3 657.9 (p)664.6

12-month % change

-2.4 -1.2 -0.8 0.7 0.4 (p)1.1

Education & Health Services(3)

597.2 597.2 599.6 597.8 597.4 (p)597.9

12-month % change

-5.0 -5.3 -5.1 -5.3 -5.7 (p)-5.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

420.3 425.1 432.1 433.9 435.1 (p)437.5

12-month % change

-18.5 -17.9 -16.8 -16.8 -16.6 (p)-16.3

Other Services(3)

155.2 156.5 156.4 156.8 157.3 (p)156.0

12-month % change

-7.2 -7.1 -7.5 -7.2 -7.0 (p)-8.0

Government(3)

711.9 704.4 700.8 701.7 699.1 (p)698.2

12-month % change

-3.5 -4.3 -4.8 -4.7 -5.2 (p)-5.4

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
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2021
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Raleigh Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2021
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2021
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina – Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2020 Employment News Release Jul 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Minimum Wage Workers in North Carolina – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2021
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Construction Trades Occupations in North Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 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 North Carolina – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in North Carolina – First Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Nov 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Asheville — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wilmington — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020