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Nov
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2017

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

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.7 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,303.2 1,296.6 1,289.0 1,283.0 1,278.0 (p)1,272.1

Employment(1)

1,239.0 1,231.2 1,221.6 1,214.7 1,211.9 (p)1,209.5

Unemployment(1)

64.2 65.3 67.4 68.3 66.0 (p)62.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.9 5.0 5.2 5.3 5.2 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,144.6 1,151.3 1,153.5 1,152.1 1,151.5 1,153.6

12-month % change

0.2 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8

12-month % change

0.0 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.0

Construction(3)

41.7 42.5 42.2 42.9 44.0 43.1

12-month % change

-4.1 -3.2 -3.7 -1.4 1.1 0.2

Manufacturing(3)

141.8 143.1 142.9 143.4 144.6 143.4

12-month % change

-0.5 0.6 -0.3 0.1 0.9 0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

230.7 232.9 233.5 232.8 232.9 233.4

12-month % change

0.7 1.8 1.5 1.0 0.7 1.3

Information(3)

11.2 11.4 11.3 11.4 11.4 11.3

12-month % change

-8.9 -6.6 -7.4 -7.3 -6.6 -5.0

Financial Activities(3)

44.0 44.3 44.6 44.2 43.5 43.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.9 1.6 0.5 -0.9 0.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

105.9 107.4 106.1 105.4 102.4 105.5

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.1 -2.6 -1.8 -4.1 -2.1

Education & Health Services(3)

143.6 143.7 143.9 145.4 145.5 144.4

12-month % change

2.4 2.5 2.5 3.0 3.6 2.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

132.3 133.1 134.6 135.1 135.0 137.5

12-month % change

-0.2 0.3 1.0 1.2 0.7 2.0

Other Services(3)

40.9 40.8 40.0 40.0 40.1 40.3

12-month % change

2.5 2.0 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Government(3)

245.6 245.2 247.6 244.7 245.3 244.1

12-month % change

0.6 0.4 1.3 0.1 0.3 -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
Jackson, MS, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2017
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
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 Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Mississippi – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2017
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Mississippi – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Aug 2017