Economy at a Glance

Salem, OR

Salem, OR
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Data
Sept
2013
Oct
2013
Nov
2013
Dec
2013
Jan
2014
Feb
2014

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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191.0 188.5 188.2 (P) 184.2 185.5 (P) 186.6

Employment (1)

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177.4 174.7 174.8 (P) 170.7 170.7 (P) 171.7

Unemployment (1)

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13.6 13.8 13.4 (P) 13.5 14.8 (P) 14.9

Unemployment Rate (2)

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7.1 7.3 7.1 (P) 7.3 8.0 (P) 8.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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147.9 148.6 148.4 146.7 143.9 (P) 144.7

12-month % change

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2.9 3.0 3.3 2.8 3.6 (P) 2.6

Mining and Logging (3)

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1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.1 (P) 1.2

12-month % change

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8.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (P) 9.1

Construction (3)

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7.3 7.1 6.8 6.4 6.2 (P) 6.4

12-month % change

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10.6 6.0 4.6 1.6 3.3 (P) 4.9

Manufacturing (3)

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13.0 12.5 11.5 10.9 10.8 (P) 10.7

12-month % change

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0.8 -1.6 2.7 0.9 1.9 (P) 0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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24.4 24.6 25.5 25.4 24.2 (P) 23.8

12-month % change

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2.1 3.8 3.7 3.3 3.0 (P) 1.3

Information (3)

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1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 (P) 1.0

12-month % change

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-9.1 -9.1 -9.1 -9.1 0.0 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0 (P) 7.0

12-month % change

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1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 0.0 (P) 0.0

Professional and Business Services (3)

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12.6 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.1 (P) 12.1

12-month % change

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9.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 12.0 (P) 9.0

Education and Health Services (3)

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23.0 23.3 23.5 23.1 22.9 (P) 23.4

12-month % change

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3.1 3.1 3.5 2.7 4.6 (P) 2.6

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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14.0 13.5 13.4 13.0 12.8 (P) 12.7

12-month % change

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6.1 8.9 8.9 5.7 5.8 (P) 4.1

Other Services (3)

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5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 (P) 5.0

12-month % change

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0.0 -2.0 0.0 -2.0 2.0 (P) 0.0

Government (3)

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39.2 40.7 40.8 41.0 40.8 (P) 41.4

12-month % change

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0.3 0.7 0.2 1.5 2.0 (P) 2.0

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.
(P) Preliminary

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2nd Half
2012
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2013
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2013

Consumer Price Index: Portland-Salem, OR-WA

CPI-U, All items (1)

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230.811 233.735 237.322

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (1)

2.1 2.2 2.8

CPI-W, All items (2)

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225.389 228.033 231.399

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (2)

1.8 1.9 2.7

Footnotes
(1) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.

Data extracted on: April 15, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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