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Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2021

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

Aug
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2021

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

Aug
04

Business Employment Dynamics in Mississippi – Fourth Quarter 2020

From September 2020 to December 2020, gross job gains from opening and expanding private-sector establishments in Mississippi were 69,255.

Mississippi Economy at a Glance:

Mississippi
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,280.8 1,281.0 1,280.6 1,279.7 1,278.8 (p)1,277.9

Employment(1)

1,200.9 1,201.5 1,201.9 1,200.2 1,200.5 (p)1,200.7

Unemployment(1)

80.0 79.5 78.7 79.5 78.3 (p)77.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.2 6.2 6.1 6.2 6.1 (p)6.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,123.0 1,122.0 1,126.3 1,131.1 1,136.6 (p)1,132.5

12-month % change

-2.9 10.9 7.7 4.7 3.7 (p)2.5

Mining and Logging(3)

5.7 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.8 (p)5.8

12-month % change

-10.9 -6.7 -5.0 -1.7 1.8 (p)1.8

Construction(3)

44.8 44.2 44.5 45.1 45.1 (p)44.6

12-month % change

-0.2 6.0 5.2 6.4 5.9 (p)1.4

Manufacturing(3)

141.5 140.5 141.8 141.8 143.9 (p)142.3

12-month % change

-2.9 14.2 8.5 3.8 4.6 (p)2.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

233.1 232.2 234.0 234.7 235.7 (p)235.8

12-month % change

1.0 9.4 6.2 4.4 3.6 (p)2.9

Information(3)

9.4 9.4 9.5 9.3 9.5 (p)9.5

12-month % change

-8.7 0.0 3.3 1.1 2.2 (p)2.2

Financial Activities(3)

42.4 42.4 42.6 42.4 43.1 (p)43.0

12-month % change

-3.9 -1.4 -0.7 -0.5 0.9 (p)0.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

110.7 110.0 110.7 109.5 108.5 (p)107.6

12-month % change

1.5 14.0 11.3 5.7 2.8 (p)0.2

Education & Health Services(3)

139.4 139.4 139.8 140.8 141.8 (p)140.8

12-month % change

-4.8 5.4 3.6 3.0 3.4 (p)2.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

121.8 123.2 125.7 127.2 127.6 (p)127.1

12-month % change

-10.4 46.3 33.6 16.6 11.6 (p)10.8

Other Services(3)

40.1 40.3 40.0 40.8 41.1 (p)41.5

12-month % change

-1.0 18.2 10.5 8.8 5.1 (p)5.1

Government(3)

234.1 234.8 232.0 233.8 234.5 (p)234.5

12-month % change

-3.4 2.3 1.2 0.6 0.1 (p)-0.6

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 Sep 2021
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2021
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jackson — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hattiesburg — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pascagoula, May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
County Employment and Wages in Mississippi — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
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 Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Mississippi — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Mississippi — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2021
Gulfport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
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 2020 Employment News Release Aug 2021
Women’s Earnings in Mississippi – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021