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News Releases:

Nov
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2019

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

Oct
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2019

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

Sep
18

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2019

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.20 per hour in the South to $38.97 in the Northeast during June 2019.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,360.5 1,361.9 1,362.8 1,363.4 1,362.5 (p)1,362.2

Employment(1)

1,310.9 1,313.4 1,315.5 1,316.5 1,315.6 (p)1,315.1

Unemployment(1)

49.6 48.5 47.3 46.9 46.9 (p)47.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 (p)3.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,273.9 1,273.5 1,275.3 1,275.5 1,278.4 (p)1,280.0

12-month % change

1.1 1.0 1.3 1.0 1.3 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

5.8 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.7 (p)5.8

12-month % change

-3.3 -5.0 -3.3 -1.7 -3.4 (p)-1.7

Construction(3)

53.5 52.9 53.2 53.0 52.9 (p)53.7

12-month % change

6.2 4.5 5.6 4.7 5.0 (p)6.1

Manufacturing(3)

163.9 163.1 163.2 162.6 163.9 (p)162.6

12-month % change

2.4 1.7 1.9 1.3 2.1 (p)1.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

251.9 252.3 252.5 253.9 253.6 (p)253.8

12-month % change

0.2 0.3 0.6 1.1 1.0 (p)1.0

Information(3)

11.0 11.0 10.9 10.9 11.0 (p)11.0

12-month % change

-0.9 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -0.9 (p)-0.9

Financial Activities(3)

60.8 60.9 61.7 62.3 63.3 (p)63.1

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 2.0 2.6 4.1 (p)3.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

146.9 147.8 147.4 145.2 145.7 (p)145.5

12-month % change

0.1 0.7 0.9 -1.5 -1.0 (p)-0.8

Education & Health Services(3)

192.6 192.5 191.9 192.2 193.1 (p)194.4

12-month % change

0.9 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.8 (p)1.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

120.2 120.5 122.6 123.3 122.7 (p)123.4

12-month % change

2.0 2.3 4.6 4.3 3.3 (p)4.1

Other Services(3)

54.0 54.1 53.8 53.5 53.3 (p)53.1

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.2 -0.4 (p)-1.1

Government(3)

213.3 212.7 212.3 212.8 213.2 (p)213.6

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.8 (p)0.7

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2019
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2019
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2019
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2019
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2019
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2019
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2019
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019