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May
30

Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson, May 2013

Workers in the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $19.07 in May 2013, about 15 percent below the nationwide average of $22.33.

Apr
03

Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi - 2013

In 2013, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 14.6 percent in Mississippi, down from 15.1 percent in 2012.

May
22

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.3 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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1,221.2 1,220.6 1,220.3 1,226.7 1,234.2 (P) 1,244.1

Employment (1)

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1,132.6 1,132.6 1,132.6 1,139.0 1,148.1 (P) 1,159.6

Unemployment (1)

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88.6 88.0 87.7 87.7 86.1 (P) 84.5

Unemployment Rate (2)

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7.3 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.0 (P) 6.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,122.9 1,122.6 1,124.5 1,123.0 1,127.1 (P) 1,122.8

12-month % change

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0.7 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.9 (P) 0.6

Mining and Logging (3)

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9.3 9.4 9.3 9.0 8.9 (P) 8.7

12-month % change

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2.2 3.3 2.2 -2.2 -2.2 (P) -4.4

Construction (3)

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46.6 45.9 45.9 44.9 47.1 (P) 48.2

12-month % change

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-11.7 -12.4 -11.2 -13.3 -7.1 (P) -4.7

Manufacturing (3)

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139.1 139.5 139.4 139.4 141.1 (P) 140.1

12-month % change

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1.0 1.2 0.9 0.1 1.1 (P) 0.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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221.2 221.0 221.8 222.8 223.1 (P) 221.6

12-month % change

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1.5 0.9 1.1 1.7 1.8 (P) 1.0

Information (3)

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13.2 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.3 (P) 13.2

12-month % change

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2.3 1.6 1.5 -2.2 3.1 (P) 2.3

Financial Activities (3)

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43.7 44.4 44.3 44.2 43.9 (P) 43.8

12-month % change

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-0.2 1.4 1.4 2.1 0.9 (P) 1.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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102.5 101.8 102.9 102.6 101.3 (P) 100.5

12-month % change

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4.5 3.2 2.4 1.7 2.0 (P) 2.0

Education & Health Services (3)

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136.4 136.7 136.6 135.3 135.9 (P) 135.5

12-month % change

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1.9 2.0 1.9 1.0 1.5 (P) 1.3

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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126.8 126.5 126.7 126.5 127.9 (P) 126.9

12-month % change

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1.4 0.8 1.1 0.7 2.0 (P) 1.2

Other Services (3)

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38.5 38.8 38.9 39.3 39.4 (P) 39.4

12-month % change

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-1.0 -0.3 0.0 1.3 1.3 (P) 1.3

Government (3)

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245.6 245.5 245.5 245.7 245.2 (P) 244.9

12-month % change

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0.4 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 (P) 0.2

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
Jackson, MS, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2015
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2015
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release May 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2015
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi-Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release May 2014
Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi - 2013 Unemployment News Release Apr 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in Mississippi - 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2014
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015