North Carolina



News Releases:

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.

May
20

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2014

In 2014, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 12.1 percent in North Carolina, not significantly different from the 12.0-percent rate for the nation.

Apr
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.6 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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4,625.5 4,625.3 4,646.7 4,676.9 4,708.7 (P) 4,741.9

Employment (1)

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4,370.2 4,375.3 4,398.5 4,429.3 4,455.4 (P) 4,481.1

Unemployment (1)

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255.4 250.0 248.2 247.6 253.3 (P) 260.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.4 (P) 5.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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4,187.8 4,203.1 4,204.7 4,222.2 4,220.4 (P) 4,231.5

12-month % change

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2.5 2.7 2.7 3.3 2.8 (P) 2.6

Mining and Logging (3)

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5.6 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 (P) 5.3

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.0 -1.8 -1.8 (P) -5.4

Construction (3)

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182.2 184.4 187.6 191.4 189.0 (P) 190.9

12-month % change

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3.9 5.5 6.7 8.8 6.8 (P) 7.9

Manufacturing (3)

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455.0 455.2 458.4 458.3 459.3 (P) 457.7

12-month % change

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2.5 2.4 3.1 2.9 2.9 (P) 2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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786.0 790.2 778.1 786.3 788.7 (P) 791.8

12-month % change

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2.7 2.9 1.2 2.6 2.5 (P) 2.4

Information (3)

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73.4 73.8 73.4 74.4 74.4 (P) 73.8

12-month % change

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3.1 3.2 2.8 3.9 3.8 (P) 2.8

Financial Activities (3)

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212.8 213.9 213.7 214.3 213.5 (P) 214.9

12-month % change

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2.5 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.0 (P) 2.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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584.7 587.8 590.4 590.5 591.9 (P) 590.3

12-month % change

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5.5 6.0 6.3 6.5 5.6 (P) 4.1

Education & Health Services (3)

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572.1 572.4 572.3 579.2 578.4 (P) 579.3

12-month % change

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1.9 1.9 1.9 3.2 2.4 (P) 2.1

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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449.1 451.4 457.4 457.4 456.6 (P) 459.7

12-month % change

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2.8 2.8 3.9 4.8 4.1 (P) 4.4

Other Services (3)

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152.7 152.6 154.2 153.3 152.6 (P) 153.3

12-month % change

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2.8 2.9 4.3 4.1 2.9 (P) 3.0

Government (3)

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714.2 715.8 713.7 711.7 710.6 (P) 714.5

12-month % change

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-0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -0.5 (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
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
Raleigh 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
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina - Fourth Quarter 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Virginia Beach Area Employment - June 2014 Employment News Release Jul 2014
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2014 Unemployment News Release May 2015
Minimum Wage Workers In North Carolina-2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh-Cary, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release May 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News–May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment And Wages In Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in North Carolina - 2013 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2014
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2015
Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina – 2013 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Mar 2015