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Aug
19

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched down 0.1 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
22

Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2014

Workers in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $19.96 in May 2014, about 12 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71.

Jul
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.5 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,326.2 1,330.8 1,334.9 1,336.6 1,337.3 (P) 1,336.9

Employment (1)

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1,252.5 1,256.2 1,258.8 1,259.7 1,261.5 (P) 1,262.5

Unemployment (1)

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73.7 74.6 76.2 76.9 75.8 (P) 74.5

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.6 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.7 (P) 5.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,209.9 1,202.4 1,208.6 1,209.6 1,212.6 (P) 1,213.8

12-month % change

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2.4 1.8 2.1 1.9 2.1 (P) 2.4

Mining and Logging (3)

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8.8 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.4 (P) 8.3

12-month % change

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-1.1 -2.3 -3.4 -4.5 -3.4 (P) -5.7

Construction (3)

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49.5 46.2 48.4 48.0 50.5 (P) 52.3

12-month % change

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9.0 3.4 6.8 5.7 11.5 (P) 14.9

Manufacturing (3)

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153.9 154.0 154.9 154.2 153.9 (P) 153.4

12-month % change

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0.5 0.5 0.9 0.3 0.0 (P) -0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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249.4 246.7 248.0 247.8 248.4 (P) 248.3

12-month % change

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2.8 1.8 1.8 1.4 1.6 (P) 1.6

Information (3)

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13.6 13.7 13.7 13.8 14.0 (P) 13.7

12-month % change

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-2.2 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.9 (P) -1.4

Financial Activities (3)

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50.6 50.6 50.9 50.6 50.9 (P) 51.4

12-month % change

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1.8 2.0 2.6 1.8 2.4 (P) 3.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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137.5 136.8 137.7 138.2 138.6 (P) 139.6

12-month % change

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3.2 2.4 3.0 3.0 2.2 (P) 6.3

Education & Health Services (3)

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174.1 174.6 176.1 177.3 177.4 (P) 177.4

12-month % change

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1.5 1.7 2.5 3.0 3.2 (P) 3.1

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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114.8 114.2 113.3 113.8 113.1 (P) 112.4

12-month % change

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7.8 6.9 5.8 5.9 5.2 (P) 4.6

Other Services (3)

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44.4 43.7 43.5 44.0 43.9 (P) 43.1

12-month % change

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2.1 0.7 -0.2 0.5 0.0 (P) -1.8

Government (3)

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213.3 213.3 213.5 213.4 213.5 (P) 213.9

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0 (P) 0.0

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2015
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2015
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2015
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2015
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2015
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2015
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Feb 2015
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2015
Southwest Occupational Fatalities by State Workplace fatalities Table May 2015
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2014
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2015
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2015
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2015
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2015
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