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Massachusetts



News Releases:
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.

Sep
07
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — June 2022

Compensation costs for private industry workers increased 5.8 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT Combined Statistical Area for the year ended June 2022.

Aug
11
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton – July 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Boston was up 0.7 percent over the two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Massachusetts Economy at a Glance:
Massachusetts
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,775.1 3,775.5 3,775.6 3,773.1 3,765.5 (p)3,763.3

Employment(1)

3,614.7 3,621.7 3,629.4 3,633.8 3,634.6 (p)3,628.3

Unemployment(1)

160.5 153.9 146.1 139.2 130.9 (p)135.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.3 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.5 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,651.6 3,660.4 3,660.8 3,666.6 3,677.1 (p)3,683.5

12-month % change

5.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.7 (p)3.6

Mining and Logging(3)

1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 (p)0.9

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 -10.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

172.4 172.9 172.3 174.0 173.3 (p)173.9

12-month % change

5.6 5.9 5.8 7.0 5.7 (p)6.1

Manufacturing(3)

238.0 241.0 240.8 240.5 241.0 (p)240.2

12-month % change

3.1 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.4 (p)3.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

569.4 571.0 570.2 570.1 567.7 (p)570.0

12-month % change

3.2 3.5 3.5 3.6 2.8 (p)3.2

Information(3)

96.2 97.5 98.4 99.3 100.1 (p)100.6

12-month % change

5.1 5.7 6.4 7.1 4.9 (p)6.5

Financial Activities(3)

217.3 216.4 217.0 217.3 218.6 (p)219.6

12-month % change

-1.9 -2.1 -1.8 -1.5 -0.8 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

633.3 633.5 630.7 633.4 637.1 (p)636.6

12-month % change

5.6 5.5 4.7 5.6 5.4 (p)5.2

Education & Health Services(3)

812.4 812.3 813.6 815.6 819.8 (p)821.7

12-month % change

3.7 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.7 (p)3.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

342.3 347.1 350.1 350.4 339.4 (p)344.7

12-month % change

25.6 24.1 22.6 19.9 10.4 (p)11.1

Other Services(3)

127.8 127.3 126.9 127.4 128.9 (p)128.4

12-month % change

7.4 6.3 5.5 6.3 5.7 (p)4.3

Government(3)

441.5 440.4 439.8 437.7 450.3 (p)446.9

12-month % change

2.6 0.9 1.2 -0.7 -1.0 (p)-3.0

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
Providence, RI-MA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Boston, MA-NH, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Springfield, MA-CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Worcester, MA-CT, 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 for the United States, regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas Average energy prices Table Dec 2020
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 New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures in the Boston Metropolitan Area – 2019-20 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2021
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
County Employment and Wages in Massachusetts – First Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2019 Pay News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut — 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts (PDF) (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton – July 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2022
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
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
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — June 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nursing Occupations in Massachusetts’ Metropolitan Areas - May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2020
Minimum Wage Workers in Massachusetts – 2012 Employment, Pay Table Apr 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages for Police and Firefighters in Massachusetts’ Metropolitan Areas – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
Unemployment on Cape Cod And The Islands — July 2015 Unemployment News Release Sep 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Boston-Cambridge-Newton: 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Boston Area Employment — April 2022 Employment News Release Jun 2022
Unemployment in the Boston Area by Division - April 2015 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Massachusetts - 2014 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Springfield — May 2020 Pay News Release Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Worcester — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Barnstable Town, MA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED STEM OCCUPATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS’ METROPOLITAN AREAS AND DIVISIONS – MAY 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Barnstable Town — May 2020 Employment News Release Sep 2021
Union Members in Massachusetts — 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Massachusetts — Third Quarter 2021 N/A News Release Jun 2022