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News Releases:
Feb
13
Consumer Price Index, South Region — January 2024

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

Feb
08
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas — Second Quarter 2023

From March 2023 to June 2023, gross job losses from closing and contracting private-sector establishments in Arkansas were 65,458, while gross job gains were 63,471.

Jan
22
Arkansas Job Openings and Labor Turnover — November 2023

Arkansas had 77,000 job openings in November 2023, compared to 81,000 openings in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:
Arkansas
Data Series Back
Data
July
2023
Aug
2023
Sept
2023
Oct
2023
Nov
2023
Dec
2023

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,380.6 (r)1,382.3 (r)1,383.6 (r)1,384.4 (r)1,384.5 (r)1,384.8

Employment(1)

(r)1,336.0 (r)1,335.1 (r)1,334.0 (r)1,333.3 (r)1,333.4 (r)1,334.0

Unemployment(1)

(r)44.5 (r)47.2 (r)49.6 (r)51.1 (r)51.1 (r)50.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.2 (r)3.4 (r)3.6 (r)3.7 (r)3.7 (r)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,364.3 1,367.9 1,364.2 1,359.7 1,356.8 (p)1,362.6

12-month % change

(4)2.0 (4)1.9 (4)1.4 (4)0.9 (4)0.9 (4)(p)1.1

Mining and Logging(3)

4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 (p)4.9

12-month % change

-7.7 -5.8 -5.8 -3.9 -2.0 (p)-2.0

Construction(3)

63.5 64.1 64.8 65.5 65.5 (p)66.8

12-month % change

10.1 9.9 10.4 13.1 12.5 (p)12.8

Manufacturing(3)

164.9 164.0 162.2 161.7 160.6 (p)163.0

12-month % change

0.9 0.2 -1.0 -1.6 -1.7 (p)-0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

273.6 271.9 271.4 270.1 269.1 (p)269.2

12-month % change

0.8 0.3 0.1 -1.7 -1.9 (p)-2.0

Information(3)

11.9 11.8 11.4 11.5 11.5 (p)11.5

12-month % change

-7.0 -8.5 -12.3 -10.9 -10.2 (p)-9.4

Financial Activities(3)

70.9 70.7 70.2 70.7 71.2 (p)71.8

12-month % change

-0.3 -1.0 -1.8 -1.0 0.7 (p)1.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

151.4 153.5 153.3 151.4 150.1 (p)149.8

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.5 -1.9 -0.8 -1.1 (p)-0.7

Education & Health Services(3)

207.9 208.9 209.2 208.4 208.7 (p)210.6

12-month % change

4.3 3.9 4.1 3.4 3.2 (p)3.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

132.3 133.4 132.4 130.7 131.1 (p)130.1

12-month % change

8.4 8.8 6.7 4.8 4.3 (p)3.6

Other Services(3)

73.6 74.9 74.4 74.2 74.3 (p)74.8

12-month % change

(4)2.9 (4)4.5 (4)3.6 (4)1.4 (4)1.6 (4)(p)2.0

Government(3)

209.5 209.8 210.0 210.6 209.9 (p)210.1

12-month % change

0.7 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.7 (p)0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Correction
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Memphis Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Little Rock Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2024
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2024
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2024
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas — Second Quarter 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas — Fourth Quarter 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2024
Consumer Price Index, South Region — January 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2024
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Jan 2024
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2024
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2024
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2023 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2023
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Arkansas Job Openings and Labor Turnover — November 2023 Employment News Release Jan 2024