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South Carolina



News Releases:

Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2019

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

Dec
23

Women’s Earnings In South Carolina – 2018

In 2018, South Carolina women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $739, or 80.2 percent of the $922 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Dec
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2019

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

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

South Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
June
2019
July
2019
Aug
2019
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,374.7 2,379.3 2,382.2 2,380.8 2,381.3 (p)2,382.4

Employment(1)

2,291.2 2,297.6 2,304.9 2,311.6 2,318.9 (p)2,324.5

Unemployment(1)

83.5 81.8 77.3 69.2 62.4 (p)57.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.5 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.6 (p)2.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,177.3 2,177.9 2,180.1 2,180.8 2,186.5 (p)2,190.3

12-month % change

1.6 1.5 1.5 2.1 1.5 (p)1.5

Mining and Logging(3)

4.5 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.6 (p)4.6

12-month % change

0.0 2.2 2.2 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5

Construction(3)

101.6 99.9 101.5 102.2 102.8 (p)103.1

12-month % change

0.5 -2.9 0.1 1.2 1.1 (p)1.5

Manufacturing(3)

255.8 257.0 256.0 256.5 255.8 (p)256.5

12-month % change

3.1 3.3 3.1 3.4 2.7 (p)2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

412.9 414.5 414.2 414.6 416.8 (p)415.1

12-month % change

1.7 2.1 1.8 2.1 1.9 (p)1.0

Information(3)

27.4 27.3 27.3 27.3 27.1 (p)27.1

12-month % change

-2.8 -4.5 -4.5 -2.5 -3.6 (p)-3.2

Financial Activities(3)

105.1 105.0 104.5 104.5 105.3 (p)105.0

12-month % change

0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.2 0.8 (p)0.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

291.9 290.7 291.3 292.7 291.4 (p)293.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.9 -0.1 1.0 -1.4 (p)-0.8

Education & Health Services(3)

257.5 257.9 258.9 258.2 259.3 (p)260.0

12-month % change

2.1 1.8 1.8 1.1 1.7 (p)2.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

269.5 269.4 268.7 267.5 269.9 (p)271.6

12-month % change

3.0 2.5 3.2 6.4 3.1 (p)3.7

Other Services(3)

77.8 78.5 78.0 77.5 77.9 (p)78.2

12-month % change

0.9 2.3 0.9 0.4 2.5 (p)3.6

Government(3)

373.3 373.1 375.0 375.2 375.6 (p)375.7

12-month % change

1.3 0.9 1.3 1.5 1.7 (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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2020
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2018 Unemployment News Release Mar 2019
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 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 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in South Carolina – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in South 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
Business Employment Dynamics in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2017 Employment News Release May 2018
Women’s Earnings In South Carolina – 2018 Pay News Release Dec 2019