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Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.3 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
04

Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017

Civil engineers in 4 of 25 selected metropolitan areas in the Southeast earned an average (mean) annual wage significantly higher than the nationwide average for civil engineers.

May
22

Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula – May 2017

Workers in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.70 in May 2017, about 15 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,277.6 1,274.8 1,274.1 1,273.8 1,275.3 (p)1,278.2

Employment(1)

(2)1,216.6 1,216.5 1,216.5 1,216.5 1,217.1 (p)1,218.7

Unemployment(1)

(2)60.9 58.3 57.7 57.3 58.2 (p)59.5

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.8 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.6 (p)4.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,162.0 1,161.2 1,164.2 1,165.6 1,165.0 (p)1,164.7

12-month % change

1.1 0.9 1.3 1.3 1.3 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(4)

6.8 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 (p)6.6

12-month % change

-2.9 -5.6 -4.3 -5.6 -4.3 (p)-4.3

Construction(4)

43.0 44.1 44.9 45.2 44.9 (p)44.8

12-month % change

-2.1 -0.2 3.0 3.7 3.9 (p)4.4

Manufacturing(4)

144.9 144.0 144.7 145.3 145.0 (p)144.7

12-month % change

1.0 0.2 0.6 1.0 0.8 (p)0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

233.3 232.4 232.3 232.6 231.8 (p)232.5

12-month % change

0.5 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.3 (p)0.9

Information(4)

11.4 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.1 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-4.2 -4.3 -5.1 -5.9 -5.9 (p)-5.9

Financial Activities(4)

44.9 45.0 45.6 45.4 45.1 (p)45.1

12-month % change

2.0 2.0 3.6 2.9 2.5 (p)2.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

112.4 112.6 112.8 113.2 114.5 (p)114.0

12-month % change

4.9 4.7 5.0 5.2 6.3 (p)5.8

Education & Health Services(4)

145.7 145.8 145.8 146.1 146.7 (p)147.3

12-month % change

3.0 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.2 (p)2.6

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

136.4 136.7 136.9 136.3 135.9 (p)135.9

12-month % change

1.9 1.7 2.1 1.5 0.9 (p)0.7

Other Services(4)

40.1 40.3 40.6 40.6 40.6 (p)40.7

12-month % change

-0.5 0.0 0.7 0.5 0.5 (p)0.7

Government(4)

243.1 242.4 242.7 243.0 242.7 (p)242.0

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.2 (p)0.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Jun 2018
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2018
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 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 Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Mississippi – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Aug 2017