South Carolina



News Releases:

Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2016

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

Mar
18

County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2015

Employment increased in all seven of South Carolina’s large counties from September 2014 to September 2015.

Mar
16

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in February.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(5) 2,258.1 (5) 2,260.8 (5) 2,263.4 2,275.0 2,288.2 (P) 2,306.1

Employment (1)

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(5) 2,133.7 (5) 2,136.7 (5) 2,139.0 2,150.5 2,162.7 (P) 2,174.8

Unemployment (1)

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(5) 124.4 (5) 124.2 (5) 124.4 124.5 125.5 (P) 131.3

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(5) 5.5 (5) 5.5 (5) 5.5 5.5 5.5 (P) 5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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2,021.0 2,025.5 2,035.2 2,028.7 2,028.6 (P) 2,040.0

12-month % change

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2.7 2.5 2.8 2.4 2.0 (P) 2.7

Mining and Logging (4)

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4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 (P) 4.1

12-month % change

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2.6 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 (P) 5.1

Construction (3)

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88.1 88.5 88.6 90.9 90.8 (P) 92.5

12-month % change

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5.9 5.7 5.1 7.3 6.2 (P) 8.4

Manufacturing (3)

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236.7 236.5 237.9 237.3 237.8 (P) 237.7

12-month % change

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1.7 1.6 1.8 1.4 1.3 (P) 1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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385.8 387.0 389.1 385.7 388.8 (P) 392.7

12-month % change

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2.4 2.2 2.7 1.7 2.2 (P) 3.0

Information (3)

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27.1 27.1 27.0 26.7 26.4 (P) 26.5

12-month % change

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2.7 0.4 0.4 -0.4 -1.5 (P) -0.7

Financial Activities (3)

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96.8 96.4 97.0 97.2 97.0 (P) 97.0

12-month % change

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0.7 0.2 0.7 0.6 0.3 (P) 0.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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268.2 269.7 272.5 272.2 266.4 (P) 270.2

12-month % change

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4.4 4.1 4.9 5.6 3.2 (P) 4.9

Education & Health Services (3)

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238.3 239.9 239.7 239.6 240.2 (P) 241.0

12-month % change

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3.5 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.6 (P) 3.7

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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240.0 240.5 241.7 238.2 239.7 (P) 239.8

12-month % change

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3.8 3.3 3.8 0.8 0.8 (P) 1.4

Other Services (3)

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73.6 73.8 75.1 73.1 75.0 (P) 76.0

12-month % change

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1.5 1.4 3.2 0.0 2.5 (P) 3.7

Government (3)

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362.4 362.0 362.5 363.7 362.4 (P) 362.5

12-month % change

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1.2 1.2 1.1 1.5 0.9 (P) 1.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2016
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2016
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Mauldin-Easley – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2015 Unemployment News Release Feb 2016
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2016
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 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release May 2015
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in South Carolina – 2013 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in South Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015