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Aug
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2019

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

Aug
07

Business Employment Dynamics in Mississippi – Fourth Quarter 2018

From September 2018 to December 2018, gross job gains in Mississippi totaled 57,676, while gross job losses numbered 46,751, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.1 percent in June, 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)

1,270.3 1,267.7 1,266.6 1,267.5 1,270.7 (p)1,276.3

Employment(1)

1,209.7 1,206.2 1,203.9 1,204.7 1,207.4 (p)1,211.5

Unemployment(1)

60.6 61.5 62.7 62.8 63.3 (p)64.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 (p)5.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,160.6 1,161.2 1,163.5 1,166.0 1,170.5 (p)1,171.7

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.4 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(3)

6.7 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.7 (p)6.8

12-month % change

-2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

42.3 42.8 43.0 43.4 44.1 (p)44.4

12-month % change

-1.4 -2.3 -4.2 -3.6 -0.2 (p)1.6

Manufacturing(3)

146.3 146.2 146.6 146.9 146.7 (p)146.8

12-month % change

1.5 1.2 1.5 1.7 1.5 (p)1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

231.4 232.2 233.2 233.0 233.1 (p)233.7

12-month % change

0.0 0.2 0.8 0.6 0.7 (p)1.1

Information(3)

10.9 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.1 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-2.7 -0.9 -0.9 0.0 0.0 (p)1.8

Financial Activities(3)

44.2 44.3 44.7 45.1 45.5 (p)45.1

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.4 0.4 1.1 2.2 (p)1.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

111.2 110.6 110.2 110.5 111.9 (p)112.1

12-month % change

3.5 2.3 1.5 1.7 2.7 (p)2.4

Education & Health Services(3)

145.1 145.1 145.4 146.1 147.6 (p)148.0

12-month % change

0.3 0.6 0.7 1.0 2.0 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

139.3 139.4 139.9 140.9 141.3 (p)141.2

12-month % change

3.4 3.3 3.9 4.5 4.7 (p)5.1

Other Services(3)

41.2 40.9 40.7 41.1 41.1 (p)41.2

12-month % change

0.2 -0.5 -1.2 -0.5 -0.5 (p)-0.2

Government(3)

242.0 241.9 242.1 241.3 241.4 (p)241.3

12-month % change

0.4 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.1 (p)0.2

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 Aug 2019
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2019
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2019
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2019
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2018
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 Aug 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2018 Unemployment News Release Mar 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
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 2018 Employment News Release Aug 2019
Women’s Earnings in Mississippi – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018