Economy at a Glance

New Bedford, MA

New Bedford, MA
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Jan
2015
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2015
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2015
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2015
May
2015
June
2015

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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85.4 86.7 86.1 84.7 84.2 (P) 84.4

Employment (1)

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78.0 79.1 79.2 79.5 78.9 (P) 78.5

Unemployment (1)

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7.4 7.6 6.9 5.3 5.3 (P) 5.9

Unemployment Rate (2)

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8.7 8.8 8.0 6.2 6.3 (P) 7.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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65.1 65.1 65.3 66.4 66.1 (P) 65.4

12-month % change

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3.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.5 (P) -0.6

Mining, Logging, and Construction (3)

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2.0 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.3 (P) 2.3

12-month % change

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0.0 5.6 0.0 4.8 0.0 (P) 0.0

Manufacturing (3)

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7.9 7.8 7.9 7.9 7.8 (P) 7.9

12-month % change

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2.6 1.3 2.6 0.0 -1.3 (P) 0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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11.5 11.2 11.1 11.3 11.3 (P) 11.5

12-month % change

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-3.4 -4.3 -5.9 -5.0 -5.0 (P) -4.2

Information (3)

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0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 (P) 0.4

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 (P) 1.9

12-month % change

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5.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 (P) 0.0

Professional and Business Services (3)

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5.7 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.9 (P) 5.8

12-month % change

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16.3 14.0 13.7 11.3 9.3 (P) 7.4

Education and Health Services (3)

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15.9 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.7 (P) 15.5

12-month % change

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3.2 2.6 1.9 1.9 0.6 (P) -0.6

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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6.6 6.5 6.5 6.7 6.8 (P) 7.0

12-month % change

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4.8 4.8 0.0 1.5 -1.4 (P) 0.0

Other Services (3)

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2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 (P) 2.5

12-month % change

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-4.2 -4.2 0.0 -4.0 -4.0 (P) -3.8

Government (3)

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11.0 11.8 11.7 11.9 11.7 (P) 10.6

12-month % change

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4.8 7.3 7.3 5.3 5.4 (P) -0.9

Consumer Price Index: Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT

CPI-U, All items (4)

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254.556 257.013 256.839

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (4)

0.6 0.8 0.6

CPI-W, All items (5)

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254.407 256.929 256.286

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (5)

0.1 0.4 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: July 31, 2015

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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