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Sep
21
Average Energy Prices, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — August 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $4.387 a gallon in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area in August 2022, up $1.264 compared to August 2021.

Jul
15
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – June 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $5.084 a gallon in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area in June 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
30
County Employment And Wages In Maine — Fourth Quarter 2021

Maine’s only large county, Cumberland, reported an employment gain of 2.1 percent from December 2020 to December 2021.

Maine Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

679.4 678.8 679.2 680.0 678.6 (p)676.8

Employment(1)

654.7 656.2 657.6 659.3 659.3 (p)655.7

Unemployment(1)

24.8 22.6 21.5 20.7 19.3 (p)21.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.6 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.8 (p)3.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

639.5 638.0 635.6 632.8 636.1 (p)636.2

12-month % change

3.2 2.9 2.5 2.2 2.1 (p)2.0

Mining and Logging(3)

2.1 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.1 (p)2.1

12-month % change

-4.5 4.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

32.3 32.0 31.8 31.9 32.1 (p)32.1

12-month % change

1.6 0.3 1.0 1.9 0.9 (p)1.3

Manufacturing(3)

55.3 55.0 54.4 54.5 54.8 (p)54.9

12-month % change

3.2 2.4 0.9 0.9 0.6 (p)0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

119.4 118.2 117.3 115.8 116.4 (p)116.6

12-month % change

1.4 0.9 0.3 -0.8 -0.6 (p)-0.3

Information(3)

6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.0 (p)7.0

12-month % change

4.6 4.6 6.2 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5

Financial Activities(3)

32.9 33.2 32.6 32.4 32.3 (p)32.3

12-month % change

-0.3 0.6 -1.2 -1.5 -2.1 (p)-2.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

74.4 73.8 74.5 75.1 75.6 (p)75.7

12-month % change

3.5 2.1 3.0 4.7 5.1 (p)5.3

Education & Health Services(3)

126.3 126.4 126.9 126.3 126.2 (p)126.4

12-month % change

-0.1 0.1 0.6 0.2 -0.1 (p)0.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

68.8 69.2 67.9 66.0 66.3 (p)66.6

12-month % change

18.4 18.3 15.3 11.9 9.4 (p)8.6

Other Services(3)

22.8 23.1 23.0 22.7 22.7 (p)22.7

12-month % change

9.6 10.5 10.6 9.7 7.6 (p)7.1

Government(3)

98.4 98.1 98.1 99.1 100.6 (p)99.8

12-month % change

0.9 0.4 0.5 1.1 2.7 (p)1.8

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
Portland, ME, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2022
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2022
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2022
Average Energy Prices, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — August 2022 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England (PDF) Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine (PDF) (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
County Employment And Wages In Maine — Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2022
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Portland-South Portland - May 2020 Employment News Release Sep 2021