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Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
23

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 9.7 percent in Kentucky, not significantly different from the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
16

Union Members in Kentucky — 2016

In 2016, union members accounted for 11.1 percent of wage and salary workers in Kentucky, compared with 11.0 percent in 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Kentucky Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)2,003.6 (2)2,005.5 (2)2,006.8 (2)2,007.5 2,025.1 (p)2,044.1

Employment(1)

(2)1,904.3 (2)1,906.8 (2)1,908.9 (2)1,910.5 1,924.0 (p)1,943.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)99.3 (2)98.7 (2)97.9 (2)97.0 101.1 (p)101.0

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.0 (2)4.9 (2)4.9 (2)4.8 5.0 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,919.9 1,920.8 1,927.4 1,931.3 1,934.3 (p)1,936.2

12-month % change

1.5 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.6 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(4)

9.9 10.1 9.9 10.0 9.8 (p)9.9

12-month % change

-25.6 -22.3 -21.4 -18.0 -19.0 (p)-14.7

Construction(4)

76.6 76.6 77.3 76.5 79.5 (p)82.3

12-month % change

0.5 0.4 1.0 -0.9 2.7 (p)6.1

Manufacturing(4)

249.2 249.3 250.2 250.1 252.7 (p)252.2

12-month % change

2.4 2.4 2.7 2.3 3.1 (p)2.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

400.6 398.9 399.2 402.2 402.3 (p)401.1

12-month % change

2.9 2.3 2.2 3.4 2.3 (p)1.4

Information(4)

23.1 22.9 23.2 23.6 23.9 (p)23.8

12-month % change

2.7 2.2 2.7 4.9 5.8 (p)4.8

Financial Activities(4)

93.3 93.9 95.0 95.8 95.2 (p)94.7

12-month % change

1.0 1.4 2.4 3.3 2.5 (p)1.6

Professional & Business Services(4)

217.7 219.7 223.8 225.1 222.9 (p)225.6

12-month % change

-0.6 0.4 1.6 2.2 1.7 (p)2.6

Education & Health Services(4)

270.7 272.2 272.0 272.9 270.4 (p)271.2

12-month % change

2.2 2.1 1.9 2.3 1.6 (p)1.5

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

194.7 192.9 192.1 190.6 193.3 (p)193.0

12-month % change

2.9 1.7 0.5 -0.3 0.9 (p)0.4

Other Services(4)

65.4 65.3 65.8 65.7 65.7 (p)66.1

12-month % change

2.2 1.6 1.9 1.7 1.2 (p)1.5

Government(4)

318.7 319.0 318.9 318.8 318.6 (p)316.3

12-month % change

0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 (p)-0.8

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Lexington, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Louisville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Evansville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Cincinnati Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Kentucky – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Kentucky – 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Consumer Price Index, Cincinnati-Hamilton — Second Half 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Louisville-Jefferson County—May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lexington-Fayette — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cincinnati-Middletown — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
County Employent And Wages In Kentucky – First Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Union Members in Kentucky — 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Bowling Green, KY, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Bowling Green — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Kentucky – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016