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North Carolina



News Releases:

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.

Jul
28

Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2021

Total nonfarm employment for the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area increased by 39,500 over the year in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

North Carolina Economy at a Glance:

North Carolina
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

5,016.5 5,013.1 4,997.4 5,000.9 4,999.8 (p)5,011.6

Employment(1)

4,757.5 4,761.9 4,757.3 4,769.0 4,777.4 (p)4,795.0

Unemployment(1)

259.0 251.2 240.1 231.9 222.5 (p)216.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.2 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.4 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

4,465.6 4,460.3 4,460.5 4,505.2 4,530.9 (p)4,517.7

12-month % change

-2.9 10.1 8.1 5.8 5.1 (p)3.7

Mining and Logging(3)

5.7 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.7 (p)5.7

12-month % change

-1.7 0.0 0.0 3.6 1.8 (p)3.6

Construction(3)

235.0 236.3 234.5 237.2 240.7 (p)240.3

12-month % change

0.0 5.6 3.9 5.2 6.8 (p)6.3

Manufacturing(3)

460.8 462.6 462.7 465.3 469.2 (p)469.2

12-month % change

-2.6 8.6 6.9 4.3 5.5 (p)5.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

868.4 863.0 865.1 868.8 869.4 (p)864.6

12-month % change

1.5 10.7 8.0 5.4 4.2 (p)2.7

Information(3)

76.2 77.1 77.7 77.9 77.9 (p)78.4

12-month % change

-0.3 6.5 7.8 8.5 8.6 (p)9.0

Financial Activities(3)

258.0 257.5 257.8 259.2 260.3 (p)261.2

12-month % change

0.0 2.4 1.8 1.9 2.0 (p)1.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

666.9 660.6 657.7 660.7 670.4 (p)670.3

12-month % change

2.1 10.1 7.8 7.0 7.2 (p)6.3

Education & Health Services(3)

600.1 599.4 598.8 600.0 599.0 (p)598.8

12-month % change

-4.8 5.9 4.0 2.2 1.4 (p)0.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

440.0 447.1 455.5 462.9 463.7 (p)461.4

12-month % change

-13.2 55.8 42.7 21.2 16.9 (p)14.4

Other Services(3)

157.2 156.4 154.7 156.7 157.5 (p)157.4

12-month % change

-6.5 25.0 15.4 5.2 4.0 (p)1.9

Government(3)

697.3 694.6 690.3 710.7 717.1 (p)710.4

12-month % change

-5.5 -2.7 -0.7 2.5 1.0 (p)-2.0

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

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 Sep 2021
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Raleigh 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
County Employment and Wages in North Carolina — Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Virginia Beach Area Employment — June 2021 Employment News Release Jul 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Carolina – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Minimum Wage Workers in North Carolina – 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greensboro-High Point — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Raleigh — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in North Carolina — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2021
Durham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Winston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in North Carolina — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Winston-Salem — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Durham-Chapel Hill — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
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 – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in North Carolina – First Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Nov 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Asheville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Wilmington — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021