Economy at a Glance

Arkansas

Arkansas
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,322.5 1,315.3 1,306.0 1,298.3 1,296.3 (P) 1,300.0

Employment (1)

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1,235.7 1,231.1 1,224.4 1,217.2 1,214.4 (P) 1,218.9

Unemployment (1)

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86.8 84.2 81.7 81.1 81.9 (P) 81.0

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.6 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.3 (P) 6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,189.8 1,190.1 1,186.7 1,190.3 1,191.1 (P) 1,194.0

12-month % change

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1.1 1.3 1.2 1.4 1.6 (P) 1.5

Mining and Logging (3)

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9.7 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.8 (P) 9.8

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 2.1 3.1 1.0 (P) 2.1

Construction (3)

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47.4 47.0 47.1 47.4 48.0 (P) 48.8

12-month % change

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3.7 3.3 4.7 6.0 7.4 (P) 9.9

Manufacturing (3)

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154.6 153.5 154.8 155.6 155.5 (P) 154.8

12-month % change

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1.4 0.9 1.8 2.4 2.4 (P) 1.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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243.6 243.1 242.2 242.3 243.9 (P) 244.4

12-month % change

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1.0 1.0 0.8 0.5 1.1 (P) 1.4

Information (3)

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13.8 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.5 (P) 13.5

12-month % change

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-2.1 -2.8 -2.8 -3.5 -4.3 (P) -4.3

Financial Activities (3)

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49.6 49.4 50.1 49.8 49.3 (P) 49.6

12-month % change

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0.2 0.0 1.8 0.8 -0.4 (P) 0.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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129.9 130.0 128.6 128.5 128.6 (P) 130.9

12-month % change

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1.0 1.5 1.1 1.3 1.7 (P) 0.8

Education & Health Services (3)

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173.4 176.0 174.4 174.2 174.7 (P) 175.5

12-month % change

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0.8 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.8 (P) 2.2

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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108.7 108.8 108.2 108.8 109.0 (P) 108.8

12-month % change

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3.9 3.8 3.1 3.2 3.8 (P) 3.1

Other Services (3)

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43.3 44.0 43.1 44.2 44.0 (P) 43.4

12-month % change

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0.0 1.9 0.0 2.3 2.3 (P) 0.9

Government (3)

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215.8 214.8 214.6 215.9 214.8 (P) 214.5

12-month % change

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0.0 -0.2 -0.5 0.1 -0.4 (P) -0.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: October 31, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Arkansas includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

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