South Carolina



News Releases:

Apr
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2018

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

Mar
28

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2017

In 2017, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.8 percent in South Carolina.

Mar
21

County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2017

Employment increased in six of South Carolina’s seven large counties from September 2016 to September 2017.

South Carolina Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)2,319.4 (2)2,319.1 (2)2,318.7 2,321.2 2,324.8 (p)2,327.5

Employment(1)

(2)2,221.5 (2)2,221.2 (2)2,220.8 2,221.1 2,223.4 (p)2,225.5

Unemployment(1)

(2)97.9 (2)97.9 (2)97.9 100.2 101.4 (p)102.1

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.2 (2)4.2 (2)4.2 4.3 4.4 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

2,096.3 2,105.2 2,110.0 2,110.9 2,121.4 (p)2,122.8

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.7 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(4)

4.2 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3 (p)4.4

12-month % change

0.0 2.4 -2.3 2.4 2.4 (p)2.3

Construction(4)

100.7 101.7 102.8 102.8 102.6 (p)101.8

12-month % change

1.6 1.8 2.3 1.6 1.2 (p)1.0

Manufacturing(4)

239.7 241.9 242.8 244.6 244.5 (p)242.8

12-month % change

1.5 2.2 2.1 2.5 2.3 (p)1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

396.1 399.1 398.7 400.1 402.5 (p)403.2

12-month % change

0.5 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 (p)1.3

Information(4)

27.8 27.8 27.7 27.7 27.7 (p)27.9

12-month % change

1.8 2.2 1.5 1.1 1.1 (p)0.4

Financial Activities(4)

101.7 101.9 101.6 101.5 102.1 (p)101.6

12-month % change

0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.5 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

278.3 280.5 278.7 276.8 279.7 (p)281.0

12-month % change

2.1 2.6 1.7 0.3 1.1 (p)1.5

Education & Health Services(4)

248.1 248.3 248.7 248.8 249.9 (p)250.6

12-month % change

2.6 2.3 2.2 2.0 2.1 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

254.9 255.1 259.6 259.3 261.9 (p)263.8

12-month % change

2.4 1.8 3.5 2.7 3.5 (p)4.4

Other Services(4)

77.8 78.1 78.4 77.8 78.6 (p)78.2

12-month % change

4.0 3.9 4.0 3.3 4.4 (p)4.0

Government(4)

367.0 366.5 366.8 367.2 367.6 (p)367.5

12-month % change

1.1 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.9 (p)0.7

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Charlotte Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Columbia Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in South Carolina – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in South Carolina – Third Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston-North Charleston – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Charleston, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Greenville, SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in South Carolina – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nurse Occupations in South Carolina’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017