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May
12

County Employment And Wages In Maine — Third Quarter 2016

Maine’s only large county, Cumberland, reported an employment gain of 1.4 percent from September 2015 to September 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
12

Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – April 2017

Boston area households paid an average of $2.346 a gallon for gasoline in April 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
10

County Employment And Wages In Maine — Third Quarter 2016

Maine’s only large county, Cumberland, reported an employment gain of 1.4 percent from September 2015 to September 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Maine Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)695.2 (2)695.0 696.2 698.1 700.6 (p)702.8

Employment(1)

(2)668.5 (2)668.9 671.8 675.7 679.7 (p)681.8

Unemployment(1)

(2)26.6 (2)26.1 24.4 22.4 20.9 (p)20.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.8 (2)3.8 3.5 3.2 3.0 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

617.1 617.6 621.9 620.0 622.9 (p)621.9

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 1.0 0.4 0.8 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(4)

2.2 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 (p)2.4

12-month % change

-4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.1 (p)4.3

Construction(4)

27.4 28.1 28.4 29.3 29.9 (p)29.6

12-month % change

1.5 2.9 2.9 6.2 7.6 (p)6.9

Manufacturing(4)

50.5 50.3 50.2 50.5 50.2 (p)50.9

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.2 -1.4 -0.8 -1.6 (p)0.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

119.3 120.1 122.3 121.8 122.8 (p)121.8

12-month % change

0.1 0.6 1.7 1.1 1.6 (p)0.8

Information(4)

7.7 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.5 (p)7.5

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.3 -1.3 -3.8 -3.8 (p)-3.8

Financial Activities(4)

30.8 30.4 30.7 30.9 30.8 (p)30.7

12-month % change

0.0 -1.3 -1.0 -0.3 -1.0 (p)-1.6

Professional & Business Services(4)

65.6 66.0 66.1 65.6 65.5 (p)64.4

12-month % change

0.8 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.5 (p)-2.1

Education & Health Services(4)

126.3 125.9 127.9 126.1 127.6 (p)127.6

12-month % change

2.4 1.8 2.7 1.2 2.1 (p)2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

66.0 65.6 65.6 64.8 65.0 (p)65.1

12-month % change

1.9 1.4 0.9 -1.5 -0.3 (p)-0.5

Other Services(4)

21.5 21.8 21.4 21.3 21.4 (p)21.6

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -0.9 -1.8 -1.4 (p)0.0

Government(4)

99.8 99.5 99.4 99.8 99.8 (p)100.3

12-month % change

0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 (p)0.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

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