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South Carolina



News Releases:

Mar
18

County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2019

Employment increased in each of South Carolina’s seven large counties from September 2018 to September 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
03

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2019

In 2019, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 6.1 percent in South Carolina.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

South Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)2,380.3 (r)2,383.1 (r)2,383.5 (r)2,383.3 2,387.1 (p)2,391.8

Employment(1)

(r)2,322.8 (r)2,326.8 (r)2,326.8 (r)2,326.0 2,330.5 (p)2,333.2

Unemployment(1)

(r)57.5 (r)56.2 (r)56.7 (r)57.3 56.6 (p)58.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.4 (r)2.4 (r)2.4 (r)2.4 2.4 (p)2.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,199.3 2,202.5 2,207.8 2,209.6 2,215.2 (p)2,218.3

12-month % change

2.1 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 (p)2.1

Mining and Logging(3)

4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.5 (p)4.5

12-month % change

2.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 2.3 (p)2.3

Construction(3)

107.4 108.5 109.0 109.2 109.0 (p)110.0

12-month % change

1.7 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.4 (p)3.6

Manufacturing(3)

259.8 258.3 258.6 257.9 258.5 (p)258.4

12-month % change

3.1 1.8 1.7 1.0 0.9 (p)0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

410.3 410.4 409.6 411.1 412.1 (p)410.6

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 0.8 1.3 1.4 (p)1.2

Information(3)

26.7 26.7 26.6 26.7 26.9 (p)27.2

12-month % change

-2.9 -2.2 -2.2 -1.5 -0.4 (p)1.1

Financial Activities(3)

105.6 105.3 105.0 104.2 103.9 (p)104.0

12-month % change

1.7 1.1 0.6 0.1 -0.2 (p)-0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

300.9 299.5 302.4 302.2 303.7 (p)306.0

12-month % change

1.6 0.5 1.6 1.5 2.2 (p)3.2

Education & Health Services(3)

259.3 259.1 259.4 258.8 259.3 (p)259.8

12-month % change

1.5 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.2 (p)1.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

271.5 276.0 277.8 279.5 280.4 (p)281.7

12-month % change

4.4 4.0 4.4 4.6 4.5 (p)5.1

Other Services(3)

80.3 80.4 80.5 80.3 80.6 (p)79.5

12-month % change

3.3 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.8 (p)1.1

Government(3)

373.0 373.8 374.5 375.3 376.3 (p)376.6

12-month % change

1.4 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.0 (p)1.9

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
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2020
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2020
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 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 – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 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 Mar 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 Mar 2020
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 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