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News Releases:

Mar
01

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Oklahoma – 2020

In 2020, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 10.5 percent in Oklahoma, significantly lower than the 13.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
01

Union Members in Oklahoma – 2020

In 2020, union members accounted for 6.0 percent of wage and salary workers in Oklahoma, compared with 6.2 percent in 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oklahoma Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)1,846.7 (r)1,853.9 (r)1,858.9 (r)1,861.6 (r)1,861.8 (r)1,861.9

Employment(1)

(r)1,714.4 (r)1,736.9 (r)1,753.6 (r)1,765.1 (r)1,772.3 (r)1,778.0

Unemployment(1)

(r)132.3 (r)117.0 (r)105.2 (r)96.4 (r)89.6 (r)83.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)7.2 (r)6.3 (r)5.7 (r)5.2 (r)4.8 (r)4.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,610.5 1,622.0 1,623.0 1,623.7 1,626.1 (p)1,625.7

12-month % change

-5.4 -4.6 -4.8 -4.9 -4.7 (p)-4.7

Mining and Logging(3)

34.3 33.5 33.4 32.2 32.1 (p)31.5

12-month % change

-29.0 -28.7 -27.7 -28.9 -27.0 (p)-26.9

Construction(3)

75.0 75.5 75.5 75.9 77.7 (p)77.2

12-month % change

-10.0 -8.7 -8.9 -8.0 -5.4 (p)-5.6

Manufacturing(3)

127.3 128.0 126.3 126.8 126.3 (p)127.2

12-month % change

-9.7 -9.1 -10.0 -9.2 -9.0 (p)-8.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

289.8 294.7 293.4 293.7 293.5 (p)296.9

12-month % change

-3.8 -2.2 -3.1 -3.3 -3.5 (p)-2.7

Information(3)

19.2 19.0 18.9 18.3 18.1 (p)18.0

12-month % change

-1.5 -2.6 -3.6 -6.6 -8.1 (p)-8.6

Financial Activities(3)

79.6 79.0 79.2 79.9 80.7 (p)81.2

12-month % change

0.1 -0.1 0.1 1.1 1.9 (p)1.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

175.4 179.0 180.6 179.1 180.2 (p)182.7

12-month % change

-9.8 -7.9 -7.0 -8.1 -6.5 (p)-4.7

Education & Health Services(3)

232.1 234.0 233.1 235.5 233.8 (p)229.5

12-month % change

-2.8 -2.1 -2.6 -1.7 -2.5 (p)-4.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

163.8 164.2 165.3 167.9 170.8 (p)168.0

12-month % change

-5.5 -5.5 -5.3 -5.5 -4.2 (p)-5.8

Other Services(3)

67.9 67.6 66.8 66.6 66.0 (p)66.8

12-month % change

-4.0 -4.1 -5.4 -4.9 -6.6 (p)-5.6

Government(3)

346.1 347.5 350.5 347.8 346.9 (p)346.7

12-month % change

-1.8 -1.6 -1.5 -2.2 -2.6 (p)-2.6

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
Oklahoma City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Tulsa Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2021
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2021
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Oklahoma – Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment News Release Aug 2020
Union Members in Oklahoma – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
County Employment and Wages in Oklahoma – Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Oklahoma – 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Minimum Wage Workers in Oklahoma – 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Oklahoma City — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Oklahoma Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tulsa – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Women’s Earnings in Oklahoma – 2019 Pay News Release Jan 2021
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2021
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2021
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2021
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2020
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021