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News Releases:

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2020

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

Mar
03

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2019

In 2019, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 10.0 percent in Mississippi.

Feb
25

Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi – 2018

Fatal work injuries totaled 78 in 2018 for Mississippi, 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)

(r)1,280.9 (r)1,281.5 (r)1,281.2 (r)1,280.9 1,279.3 (p)1,276.5

Employment(1)

(r)1,209.5 (r)1,210.0 (r)1,209.9 (r)1,209.8 1,209.5 (p)1,208.1

Unemployment(1)

(r)71.4 (r)71.5 (r)71.3 (r)71.2 69.8 (p)68.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)5.6 (r)5.6 (r)5.6 (r)5.6 5.5 (p)5.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,157.6 1,160.5 1,159.9 1,157.9 1,160.5 (p)1,164.1

12-month % change

0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 (p)0.5

Mining and Logging(3)

6.7 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.8 (p)6.7

12-month % change

-1.5 -1.4 -1.4 -2.9 -2.9 (p)-4.3

Construction(3)

44.3 44.3 44.3 43.8 43.6 (p)43.2

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.6 -0.2 -1.8 (p)-2.0

Manufacturing(3)

146.8 147.6 147.9 148.4 147.7 (p)148.6

12-month % change

1.0 1.4 1.5 1.9 1.0 (p)1.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

230.8 230.6 229.8 230.1 231.8 (p)232.1

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.3 -0.8 -0.6 -0.3 (p)0.1

Information(3)

10.5 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.6 (p)10.6

12-month % change

-3.7 -1.8 -1.8 -1.8 -2.8 (p)-2.8

Financial Activities(3)

44.4 44.2 44.3 44.3 44.2 (p)44.5

12-month % change

0.0 -0.7 -0.4 -0.7 -1.1 (p)-0.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

108.1 106.9 106.5 105.3 105.5 (p)105.3

12-month % change

-2.4 -3.9 -4.9 -4.7 -3.9 (p)-3.7

Education & Health Services(3)

146.9 148.4 148.0 148.0 148.2 (p)148.8

12-month % change

1.0 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.4 (p)1.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

136.0 137.3 137.2 137.9 138.2 (p)139.3

12-month % change

1.0 1.6 1.9 2.1 1.3 (p)2.5

Other Services(3)

40.4 41.2 41.2 41.0 41.1 (p)41.3

12-month % change

-1.7 0.5 1.0 0.7 1.0 (p)1.7

Government(3)

242.7 242.5 243.1 241.7 242.8 (p)243.7

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.9 (p)1.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 Mar 2020
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2020
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2020
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2020
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 – February 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2020
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi – Second Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2019
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 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
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 – 2018 Pay News Release Dec 2019