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South Carolina



News Releases:

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2020

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

Sep
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.6 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

South Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
Apr
2020
May
2020
June
2020
July
2020
Aug
2020
Sept
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,376.8 2,416.1 2,438.4 2,458.9 2,421.1 (p)2,390.3

Employment(1)

2,073.5 2,116.4 2,226.8 2,246.0 2,266.3 (p)2,268.8

Unemployment(1)

303.4 299.7 211.6 212.9 154.8 (p)121.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

12.8 12.4 8.7 8.7 6.4 (p)5.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,921.8 1,986.9 2,063.2 2,072.5 2,094.9 (p)2,119.7

12-month % change

-11.8 -9.0 -5.6 -5.5 -4.6 (p)-3.6

Mining and Logging(3)

4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.3 (p)4.2

12-month % change

-2.3 -4.4 -6.7 -6.7 -4.4 (p)-6.7

Construction(3)

102.7 106.9 107.4 107.2 109.3 (p)109.6

12-month % change

-3.6 0.6 0.8 0.2 2.1 (p)2.0

Manufacturing(3)

244.9 244.8 252.3 256.7 255.8 (p)259.4

12-month % change

-5.1 -5.2 -2.4 -1.1 -1.7 (p)-0.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

376.6 388.2 398.0 393.3 397.7 (p)399.2

12-month % change

-7.3 -4.7 -2.3 -3.8 -2.7 (p)-2.7

Information(3)

26.8 26.5 26.3 26.0 25.6 (p)25.9

12-month % change

-2.9 -2.9 -4.7 -4.1 -5.5 (p)-3.0

Financial Activities(3)

100.0 102.1 103.2 102.6 103.2 (p)103.8

12-month % change

-4.0 -2.2 -1.3 -2.5 -2.0 (p)-1.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

264.9 268.2 280.5 285.6 290.2 (p)295.1

12-month % change

-10.8 -9.9 -5.9 -4.3 -3.1 (p)-1.9

Education & Health Services(3)

228.5 238.3 245.4 247.5 244.3 (p)245.1

12-month % change

-11.1 -7.5 -5.0 -4.1 -5.7 (p)-5.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

139.9 176.7 210.7 212.9 216.5 (p)224.7

12-month % change

-48.0 -34.3 -21.6 -21.8 -20.3 (p)-17.2

Other Services(3)

70.0 73.9 79.9 80.9 81.7 (p)89.0

12-month % change

-11.3 -6.7 0.9 1.3 2.1 (p)10.8

Government(3)

363.2 357.0 355.3 355.6 366.3 (p)363.7

12-month % change

-1.9 -3.8 -4.5 -4.4 -2.0 (p)-2.5

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
Economic Summary Oct 2020
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2020
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2020
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2020
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
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 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2020 Consumer price indexes 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 Oct 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2020
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2020
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 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 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
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 2019 Employment News Release May 2020
Women’s Earnings In South Carolina – 2018 Pay News Release Dec 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Spartanburg — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020