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News Releases:

Jul
31

County Employment And Wages In Maine — Fourth Quarter 2019

Maine’s only large county, Cumberland, reported an employment gain of 1.1 percent from December 2018 to December 2019.

Aug
13

Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — July 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area remained unchanged in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area increased 0.2 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Maine Economy at a Glance:

Maine
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Feb
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Mar
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June
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

694.2 695.0 695.3 659.0 665.9 (p)668.0

Employment(1)

673.0 673.0 674.3 590.1 603.2 (p)623.9

Unemployment(1)

21.2 22.0 21.0 68.8 62.7 (p)44.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.1 3.2 3.0 10.4 9.4 (p)6.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

639.1 637.3 630.1 532.8 547.0 (p)566.0

12-month % change

0.6 0.2 -0.9 -16.0 -13.8 (p)-10.8

Mining and Logging(3)

2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.2 (p)2.0

12-month % change

-9.1 -9.1 -4.5 -13.0 0.0 (p)-9.1

Construction(3)

30.2 30.2 29.8 28.7 29.3 (p)29.0

12-month % change

0.7 1.3 0.3 -2.7 -1.3 (p)-2.7

Manufacturing(3)

53.9 53.2 53.6 45.3 47.5 (p)48.0

12-month % change

1.5 0.2 0.8 -14.5 -10.4 (p)-9.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

118.7 118.4 117.5 103.5 108.1 (p)112.8

12-month % change

-0.7 -1.3 -1.3 -13.0 -8.9 (p)-4.6

Information(3)

7.3 7.4 7.5 5.7 5.6 (p)5.6

12-month % change

1.4 1.4 2.7 -19.7 -22.2 (p)-21.1

Financial Activities(3)

33.2 33.3 33.3 32.5 31.7 (p)31.8

12-month % change

1.2 1.5 1.5 -0.6 -3.1 (p)-3.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

68.8 68.2 67.3 61.6 63.5 (p)65.1

12-month % change

-1.1 -2.3 -3.4 -11.5 -8.4 (p)-6.3

Education & Health Services(3)

130.2 130.0 128.6 109.8 112.2 (p)118.3

12-month % change

2.0 1.6 0.2 -14.8 -13.0 (p)-8.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

70.0 69.9 66.7 28.7 34.9 (p)40.8

12-month % change

0.3 0.4 -4.7 -58.6 -49.8 (p)-41.1

Other Services(3)

23.1 23.1 22.8 18.9 19.3 (p)20.2

12-month % change

4.1 3.6 1.8 -15.2 -13.5 (p)-8.6

Government(3)

101.7 101.6 100.9 96.1 92.7 (p)92.4

12-month % change

0.4 0.5 0.0 -4.8 -8.1 (p)-8.7

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
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2020
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2020
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2020
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – December 2018 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Maine (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) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
County Employment And Wages In Maine — Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2020
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group 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) 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) 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 Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
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