Massachusetts



News Releases:

Sep
18

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

Boston area households paid an average of $2.376 a gallon for gasoline in August 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13

Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2016

In 2016, Massachusetts women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $932 or 84.3 percent of the $1,105 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts,

Aug
31

New England and State Unemployment — July 2017

The New England unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Massachusetts Economy at a Glance:

Massachusetts
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,661.2 3,694.2 3,711.1 3,708.8 3,697.7 (p)3,680.4

Employment(1)

3,529.9 3,551.1 3,555.8 3,548.4 3,537.0 (p)3,526.2

Unemployment(1)

131.3 143.2 155.3 160.4 160.7 (p)154.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.6 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.3 (p)4.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,605.8 3,605.0 3,607.0 3,617.9 3,620.4 (p)3,631.2

12-month % change

1.4 1.5 1.6 1.9 1.3 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(3)

1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.1 (p)1.1

12-month % change

0.0 -9.1 10.0 0.0 10.0 (p)10.0

Construction(3)

150.4 149.6 149.4 146.6 148.4 (p)148.8

12-month % change

2.9 2.8 3.0 1.2 2.2 (p)2.3

Manufacturing(3)

243.7 244.1 243.9 243.8 244.4 (p)244.6

12-month % change

-1.2 -0.7 -0.8 -0.8 -0.6 (p)-0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

577.1 578.0 576.0 579.9 579.0 (p)578.3

12-month % change

0.4 0.7 0.5 1.1 0.3 (p)0.2

Information(3)

90.2 89.6 89.8 90.2 88.8 (p)90.1

12-month % change

1.2 0.2 4.7 1.7 0.2 (p)0.4

Financial Activities(3)

229.4 228.6 229.0 228.9 229.9 (p)229.6

12-month % change

2.8 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.4 (p)2.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

558.0 562.1 563.0 561.7 561.4 (p)568.5

12-month % change

2.3 2.9 3.1 2.7 1.7 (p)3.0

Education & Health Services(3)

796.3 796.5 798.0 804.2 807.2 (p)806.9

12-month % change

2.4 2.2 2.3 3.6 3.0 (p)2.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

362.8 358.9 360.8 362.5 363.8 (p)361.4

12-month % change

1.0 -0.3 0.1 0.6 0.4 (p)-0.4

Other Services(3)

137.1 137.9 137.3 139.9 139.0 (p)143.6

12-month % change

0.8 1.4 1.0 2.9 1.8 (p)5.6

Government(3)

459.7 458.7 458.7 459.1 457.4 (p)458.3

12-month % change

0.7 1.7 1.2 1.2 0.5 (p)0.5

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
Boston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Springfield, MA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Worcester Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2017
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Brockton-Nashua – August 2017 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2017
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 New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures for the Boston Metropolitan Area: 2013-14 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2015
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
County Employment and Wages in Massachusetts – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2017
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — July 2017 Unemployment News Release Aug 2017
Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut - 2012 Employment News Release May 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua — July 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Boston-Brockton-Nashua, MA-NH-ME-CT (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — June 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2017
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: 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Boston Area Employment — July 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
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 2014 Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Worcester — May 2014 Pay News Release Sep 2015
Barnstable Town Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
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