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Jun
25

County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2014

Employment increased in the three largest Arkansas counties from December 2013 to December 2014.

Jun
18

Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2015

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.4 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
11

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2015

Employer costs for employee compensation in private industry among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.04 per hour in the South to $38.93 in the Northeast during March 2015, 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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1,312.4 1,321.5 1,326.2 1,330.8 1,334.9 (P) 1,336.6

Employment (1)

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1,238.1 1,247.1 1,252.5 1,256.2 1,258.8 (P) 1,259.7

Unemployment (1)

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74.3 74.4 73.7 74.6 76.2 (P) 76.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 (P) 5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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1,204.6 1,206.1 1,209.9 1,202.4 1,208.6 (P) 1,209.9

12-month % change

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2.4 2.2 2.4 1.8 2.1 (P) 1.9

Mining and Logging (3)

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8.9 8.8 8.8 8.6 8.6 (P) 8.5

12-month % change

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

Construction (3)

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47.4 49.0 49.5 46.2 48.4 (P) 48.2

12-month % change

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6.0 5.4 9.0 3.4 6.8 (P) 6.2

Manufacturing (3)

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157.4 155.5 153.9 154.0 154.9 (P) 154.4

12-month % change

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3.2 1.7 0.5 0.5 0.9 (P) 0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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248.9 249.3 249.4 246.7 248.0 (P) 248.2

12-month % change

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3.0 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.8 (P) 1.6

Information (3)

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13.4 13.6 13.6 13.7 13.7 (P) 13.7

12-month % change

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-4.3 -2.9 -2.2 0.0 0.0 (P) 0.7

Financial Activities (3)

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49.5 49.9 50.6 50.6 50.9 (P) 50.4

12-month % change

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-0.2 0.6 1.8 2.0 2.6 (P) 1.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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134.9 136.0 137.5 136.8 137.7 (P) 138.0

12-month % change

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2.8 3.7 3.2 2.4 3.0 (P) 2.8

Education & Health Services (3)

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173.5 173.9 174.1 174.6 176.1 (P) 177.1

12-month % change

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1.3 1.3 1.5 1.7 2.5 (P) 2.9

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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113.1 112.1 114.8 114.2 113.3 (P) 113.9

12-month % change

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7.1 5.6 7.8 6.9 5.8 (P) 6.0

Other Services (3)

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44.4 44.9 44.4 43.7 43.5 (P) 44.1

12-month % change

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2.8 3.5 2.1 0.7 -0.2 (P) 0.7

Government (3)

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213.2 213.1 213.3 213.3 213.5 (P) 213.4

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 (P) -0.1

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 Jun 2015
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2015
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2015
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2015
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 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, 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2014
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table May 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 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 Jun 2015
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2015
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2015 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2015