Economy at a Glance

Arkansas

Arkansas
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,328.2 1,330.6 1,330.6 1,322.5 1,315.3 (P) 1,306.0

Employment (1)

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1,231.2 1,236.5 1,238.8 1,235.7 1,231.1 (P) 1,224.4

Unemployment (1)

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97.0 94.1 91.8 86.8 84.2 (P) 81.6

Unemployment Rate (2)

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7.3 7.1 6.9 6.6 6.4 (P) 6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,190.0 1,188.6 1,188.4 1,189.8 1,190.1 (P) 1,186.8

12-month % change

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1.1 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.3 (P) 1.2

Mining and Logging (3)

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9.7 9.6 9.6 9.7 9.7 (P) 9.8

12-month % change

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-1.0 -2.0 -1.0 0.0 0.0 (P) 2.1

Construction (3)

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48.1 48.6 47.5 47.4 47.0 (P) 47.3

12-month % change

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3.0 4.1 2.6 3.7 3.3 (P) 5.1

Manufacturing (3)

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153.6 154.3 153.9 154.6 153.5 (P) 155.2

12-month % change

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-0.3 0.3 0.5 1.4 0.9 (P) 2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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243.6 242.9 243.6 243.6 243.1 (P) 241.7

12-month % change

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1.2 0.5 0.9 1.0 1.0 (P) 0.6

Information (3)

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13.7 13.6 13.8 13.8 13.8 (P) 13.8

12-month % change

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-4.2 -4.2 -3.5 -2.1 -2.8 (P) -2.8

Financial Activities (3)

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50.0 49.3 49.7 49.6 49.4 (P) 49.8

12-month % change

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1.4 -0.2 0.8 0.2 0.0 (P) 1.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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129.3 128.8 128.5 129.9 130.0 (P) 128.2

12-month % change

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1.5 0.4 0.4 1.0 1.5 (P) 0.8

Education & Health Services (3)

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173.3 173.5 173.8 173.4 176.0 (P) 174.6

12-month % change

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1.3 1.1 1.5 0.8 2.3 (P) 1.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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109.0 109.0 109.1 108.7 108.8 (P) 108.7

12-month % change

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4.4 4.4 4.5 3.9 3.8 (P) 3.6

Other Services (3)

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44.5 43.5 43.6 43.3 44.0 (P) 43.1

12-month % change

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2.8 0.5 0.9 0.0 1.9 (P) 0.0

Government (3)

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215.2 215.5 215.3 215.8 214.8 (P) 214.6

12-month % change

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

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

Data extracted on: July 22, 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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