South Carolina



News Releases:

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
18

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched down 0.1 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

South Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
July
2016
Aug
2016
Sept
2016
Oct
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,303.7 2,298.2 2,298.1 2,300.9 2,302.4 (p)2,307.9

Employment(1)

2,182.9 2,181.2 2,186.1 2,192.6 2,200.2 (p)2,208.9

Unemployment(1)

120.9 117.0 111.9 108.4 102.2 (p)99.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.2 5.1 4.9 4.7 4.4 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,055.1 2,063.1 2,070.9 2,058.3 2,071.8 (p)2,070.1

12-month % change

2.4 2.6 2.8 1.8 2.3 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(4)

4.2 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.4 (p)4.3

12-month % change

5.0 2.4 7.5 10.0 7.3 (p)4.9

Construction(3)

92.3 91.1 89.9 90.9 92.9 (p)91.3

12-month % change

6.3 4.6 2.7 3.2 5.0 (p)3.0

Manufacturing(3)

238.0 239.9 241.5 239.8 241.7 (p)242.2

12-month % change

0.8 1.5 1.9 1.3 2.2 (p)1.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

390.4 391.6 393.5 392.4 394.3 (p)393.3

12-month % change

0.9 1.1 1.6 1.7 1.9 (p)1.1

Information(3)

26.1 26.4 26.4 26.2 26.4 (p)26.6

12-month % change

-1.9 -2.6 -2.6 -3.3 -2.6 (p)-1.5

Financial Activities(3)

100.6 101.0 100.4 98.8 98.1 (p)98.6

12-month % change

3.9 4.0 3.1 2.1 1.8 (p)1.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

276.4 277.7 282.5 279.3 283.5 (p)281.9

12-month % change

5.5 5.4 6.9 4.1 5.1 (p)3.4

Education & Health Services(3)

244.6 247.4 249.9 248.0 248.3 (p)250.3

12-month % change

4.0 4.8 5.7 4.1 3.5 (p)4.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

241.4 241.8 243.6 241.8 243.9 (p)242.4

12-month % change

1.3 1.2 2.0 0.8 1.4 (p)0.3

Other Services(3)

73.2 74.1 74.4 73.7 73.5 (p)73.4

12-month % change

-0.7 0.4 0.9 0.1 -0.4 (p)-2.3

Government(3)

367.9 367.9 364.5 363.0 364.8 (p)365.8

12-month % change

2.0 2.5 0.7 0.2 0.8 (p)0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(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
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2015 Unemployment News Release Feb 2016
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
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 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in South Carolina – 2013 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in South Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015