Economy at a Glance

Salem, OR

Salem, OR
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Data
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014
Oct
2014

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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188.0 191.9 195.0 196.3 (P) 194.1

Employment (1)

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175.2 178.6 180.9 182.0 (P) 182.2

Unemployment (1)

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12.7 13.2 14.1 14.4 (P) 12.0

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.8 6.9 7.2 7.3 (P) 6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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147.6 148.5 146.3 148.5 150.5 (P) 151.4

12-month % change

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2.1 2.3 2.2 2.6 1.8 (P) 1.9

Mining and Logging (3)

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1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 (P) 1.3

12-month % change

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9.1 0.0 8.3 0.0 0.0 (P) 0.0

Construction (3)

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6.9 7.1 7.5 7.5 7.5 (P) 7.5

12-month % change

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3.0 2.9 4.2 1.4 2.7 (P) 5.6

Manufacturing (3)

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11.2 11.6 12.9 13.9 13.3 (P) 12.4

12-month % change

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0.0 -0.9 -0.8 5.3 2.3 (P) -0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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24.1 24.5 24.6 24.8 24.5 (P) 24.7

12-month % change

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0.4 0.8 2.1 1.6 0.4 (P) 0.4

Information (3)

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1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 (P) 1.0

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.0 (P) 0.0

Financial Activities (3)

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7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2 (P) 7.2

12-month % change

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1.4 1.4 0.0 1.4 1.4 (P) 1.4

Professional and Business Services (3)

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12.4 12.7 13.2 12.9 12.8 (P) 13.1

12-month % change

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7.8 7.6 3.1 2.4 1.6 (P) 4.8

Education and Health Services (3)

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23.4 22.7 22.7 23.0 23.7 (P) 24.1

12-month % change

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1.7 1.3 1.8 2.2 3.0 (P) 3.4

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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13.7 14.0 14.2 14.2 14.3 (P) 13.8

12-month % change

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3.8 5.3 5.2 4.4 2.1 (P) 2.2

Other Services (3)

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5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 (P) 5.2

12-month % change

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2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 (P) 4.0

Government (3)

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41.5 41.5 36.7 37.5 39.8 (P) 41.1

12-month % change

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1.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 1.5 (P) 1.0

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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2013
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2014

Consumer Price Index: Portland-Salem, OR-WA

CPI-U, All items (1)

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233.735 237.322 239.751

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

2.2 2.8 2.6

CPI-W, All items (2)

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228.033 231.399 233.565

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

1.9 2.7 2.4

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: November 21, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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