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Apr
13

New England and State Unemployment — February 2015

The New England unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.3 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
28

County Employment And Wages In Maine - Third Quarter 2013

Maine’s only large county, Cumberland, reported an employment gain of 0.6 percent from September 2012 to September 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
11

New England and State Unemployment - 2013

The annual average unemployment rate in New England, at 7.1 percent in 2013, was essentially unchanged over the year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Maine Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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696.4 695.3 694.4 693.7 692.3 (P) 690.7

Employment (1)

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657.4 656.7 656.1 655.7 656.3 (P) 656.3

Unemployment (1)

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39.0 38.7 38.3 38.0 36.1 (P) 34.4

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.6 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.2 (P) 5.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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605.8 605.9 604.8 604.7 601.7 (P) 603.8

12-month % change

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0.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.0 (P) 0.0

Mining and Logging (3)

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2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 (P) 2.3

12-month % change

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4.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 -8.0 (P) -4.2

Construction (3)

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25.9 25.4 25.9 26.0 25.3 (P) 25.7

12-month % change

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0.4 -1.9 0.0 0.8 -1.9 (P) -1.2

Manufacturing (3)

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50.2 50.7 50.7 50.7 49.9 (P) 49.7

12-month % change

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-0.4 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.0 (P) -0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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119.2 119.2 118.9 119.2 117.7 (P) 118.6

12-month % change

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0.3 0.6 0.6 0.5 -0.8 (P) -0.3

Information (3)

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7.5 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.4 (P) 7.3

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3 (P) -3.9

Financial Activities (3)

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30.4 30.5 30.5 30.4 30.6 (P) 30.5

12-month % change

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-0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 (P) 1.0

Professional & Business Services (3)

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63.6 63.3 63.2 63.5 63.6 (P) 65.0

12-month % change

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2.4 1.9 2.1 1.9 2.4 (P) 3.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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122.7 123.0 122.8 123.0 122.4 (P) 122.5

12-month % change

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0.2 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.3 (P) 0.3

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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62.4 62.6 61.9 61.4 62.0 (P) 62.2

12-month % change

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-0.3 -1.7 -0.8 -2.5 -1.3 (P) -1.4

Other Services (3)

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21.2 21.0 21.1 21.0 21.2 (P) 21.0

12-month % change

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1.9 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.9 (P) 1.0

Government (3)

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100.2 100.3 100.0 99.7 99.3 (P) 99.0

12-month % change

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0.3 0.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 (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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Portland, ME, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2015
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2015
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2015
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2015
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
County Employment And Wages In Maine - Third Quarter 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Unemployment - 2013 Unemployment News Release Apr 2014
New England and State Unemployment — February 2015 Unemployment News Release Apr 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in New England – 2013 Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2013
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