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Feb
23

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 10.9 percent in Mississippi, not significantly different from the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
18

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in December, 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)

1,272.0 1,270.0 1,271.6 1,278.5 1,284.0 (p)1,288.2

Employment(1)

1,196.1 1,193.9 1,195.7 1,203.5 1,210.6 (p)1,216.0

Unemployment(1)

75.8 76.1 75.9 75.0 73.4 (p)72.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.7 (p)5.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,144.8 1,143.7 1,140.6 1,140.6 1,140.8 (p)1,133.6

12-month % change

0.9 0.7 0.4 0.0 -0.1 (p)-1.0

Mining and Logging(3)

7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3 (p)7.3

12-month % change

-7.7 -7.7 -6.5 -5.2 -2.7 (p)-2.7

Construction(3)

47.5 48.1 48.0 46.9 46.7 (p)45.0

12-month % change

3.7 5.3 4.1 0.9 -0.6 (p)-4.9

Manufacturing(3)

143.1 143.7 143.7 142.2 142.8 (p)140.9

12-month % change

1.0 0.9 0.8 -0.5 -0.3 (p)-1.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

228.8 230.1 229.6 229.0 229.3 (p)230.0

12-month % change

1.7 2.0 1.8 1.0 1.1 (p)1.1

Information(3)

13.2 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.0 (p)13.0

12-month % change

-2.9 -1.5 -2.9 -2.2 -3.0 (p)-3.0

Financial Activities(3)

41.9 42.6 42.6 42.2 42.1 (p)41.6

12-month % change

-4.3 -2.3 -2.3 -3.2 -3.7 (p)-3.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

100.2 100.5 99.8 101.2 98.7 (p)98.5

12-month % change

-4.4 -4.7 -5.8 -4.3 -6.0 (p)-7.3

Education & Health Services(3)

140.0 140.5 139.6 140.0 140.1 (p)140.2

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 1.1 1.4 0.9 (p)1.1

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

133.6 132.7 131.7 132.4 134.4 (p)134.3

12-month % change

3.4 2.6 1.5 1.4 3.0 (p)2.8

Other Services(3)

39.6 39.1 39.5 39.5 39.8 (p)38.8

12-month % change

-0.3 -1.8 -0.5 -1.3 -1.2 (p)-4.4

Government(3)

249.7 245.9 245.7 246.7 246.6 (p)244.0

12-month % change

1.8 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.3 (p)-0.8

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 Feb 2017
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 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 Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Mississippi - 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Nov 2015
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017