South Carolina



News Releases:

Dec
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2017

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

Nov
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2017

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

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.7 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

South Carolina
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May
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,328.5 2,322.2 2,319.4 2,319.0 2,324.1 (p)2,325.7

Employment(1)

2,232.0 2,230.6 2,227.8 2,225.9 2,232.8 (p)2,234.6

Unemployment(1)

96.5 91.6 91.6 93.1 91.3 (p)91.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.1 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.9 (p)3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,079.5 2,084.3 2,088.7 2,095.9 2,092.4 2,102.5

12-month % change

1.5 1.7 1.3 1.8 1.4 2.1

Mining and Logging(3)

4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3

12-month % change

4.8 2.4 2.4 4.8 2.4 0.0

Construction(3)

98.2 98.0 98.1 95.2 97.7 97.9

12-month % change

4.9 3.9 3.3 -0.6 1.5 -0.2

Manufacturing(3)

244.5 246.2 247.9 248.0 249.4 247.2

12-month % change

3.0 3.6 3.8 4.2 4.2 3.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

402.6 401.8 398.7 399.1 403.6 402.8

12-month % change

2.4 2.3 1.0 1.1 1.9 1.7

Information(3)

26.1 26.1 26.3 26.3 26.3 26.4

12-month % change

-4.0 -3.3 -2.2 -2.6 -2.6 -1.5

Financial Activities(3)

100.0 101.0 101.3 100.9 100.7 100.1

12-month % change

-0.1 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

271.1 272.5 272.3 279.4 275.6 279.1

12-month % change

1.1 1.4 1.0 3.9 2.2 4.2

Education & Health Services(3)

244.9 246.9 247.8 248.8 249.2 251.0

12-month % change

1.6 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.4 3.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

248.6 248.4 250.1 248.0 244.8 249.3

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 0.8 -0.1 -1.3 1.0

Other Services(3)

73.5 73.1 73.4 74.8 72.1 74.4

12-month % change

-0.9 -1.6 -1.6 0.0 -3.7 0.3

Government(3)

365.6 366.0 368.5 371.0 368.7 370.0

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 0.3 1.8 1.3 1.7

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
Economic Summary Dec 2017
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2017
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2017
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
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 Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017