North Carolina



News Releases:

May
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2019

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

Apr
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
22

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2018

In 2018, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.5 percent in North Carolina.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)4,987.3 (2)4,988.2 5,000.1 5,012.5 5,026.3 (p)5,040.2

Employment(1)

(2)4,801.9 (2)4,802.3 4,809.1 4,817.7 4,826.4 (p)4,837.7

Unemployment(1)

(2)185.4 (2)185.9 191.0 194.8 199.9 (p)202.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.7 (2)3.7 3.8 3.9 4.0 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

4,500.7 4,499.7 4,532.2 4,534.6 4,542.0 (p)4,555.2

12-month % change

1.4 1.3 1.6 1.4 1.4 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(4)

5.7 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.5 (p)5.6

12-month % change

-3.4 -6.8 -5.1 -3.4 -6.8 (p)-3.4

Construction(4)

219.7 219.6 224.6 222.6 222.1 (p)221.4

12-month % change

3.6 2.8 4.1 2.6 2.0 (p)1.2

Manufacturing(4)

472.9 474.2 474.6 475.3 474.6 (p)476.0

12-month % change

0.6 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.3 (p)0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

839.8 839.5 844.0 843.5 845.6 (p)849.1

12-month % change

1.6 1.5 1.7 1.2 1.5 (p)2.0

Information(4)

80.3 80.0 78.7 79.3 79.7 (p)80.0

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 -0.9 -0.4 0.0 (p)0.1

Financial Activities(4)

241.8 241.7 242.9 242.9 243.0 (p)242.5

12-month % change

2.7 2.4 2.4 2.0 1.8 (p)1.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

637.7 634.8 640.7 641.7 643.8 (p)648.3

12-month % change

2.1 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.2 (p)2.4

Education & Health Services(4)

611.1 612.1 618.4 616.6 619.9 (p)623.2

12-month % change

1.1 1.3 1.9 1.2 1.7 (p)2.0

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

506.2 507.9 518.1 520.9 520.5 (p)521.6

12-month % change

1.4 2.1 3.6 3.9 3.5 (p)3.7

Other Services(4)

153.9 154.1 154.4 155.4 155.6 (p)155.3

12-month % change

0.7 0.3 0.1 0.7 0.7 (p)0.6

Government(4)

731.6 730.3 730.2 730.8 731.7 (p)732.2

12-month % change

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

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Virginia Beach Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Raleigh Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2019
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2019
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina – Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2018 Employment News Release Jul 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2018 Unemployment News Release Mar 2019
Minimum Wage Workers in North Carolina – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2019
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Construction Trades Occupations in North Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Women’s Earnings In North Carolina – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in North Carolina – First Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Dec 2018