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News Releases:

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2021

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

Sep
16

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2021

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $32.78 per hour in the South to $40.93 in the Northeast during June 2021.

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.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

Arkansas
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2021
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,362.5 1,358.2 1,358.2 1,355.7 1,357.4 (p)1,358.0

Employment(1)

1,302.7 1,298.8 1,298.3 1,296.8 1,300.2 (p)1,303.8

Unemployment(1)

59.8 59.4 59.9 59.0 57.2 (p)54.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,260.8 1,264.7 1,266.8 1,270.3 1,268.8 (p)1,269.8

12-month % change

8.2 5.9 4.0 3.4 2.6 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(3)

5.4 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 (p)3.8

Construction(3)

54.4 53.7 53.4 52.4 51.7 (p)51.8

12-month % change

5.0 2.1 1.9 0.2 -1.9 (p)-1.3

Manufacturing(3)

159.5 161.7 160.9 161.4 161.0 (p)161.1

12-month % change

6.5 6.6 5.7 6.3 5.4 (p)4.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

250.4 250.9 251.2 251.2 249.9 (p)252.7

12-month % change

7.1 4.8 2.7 1.9 1.1 (p)2.1

Information(3)

11.9 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.5 (p)12.4

12-month % change

4.4 5.2 7.0 8.8 9.6 (p)7.8

Financial Activities(3)

64.3 64.6 65.9 65.9 66.0 (p)66.8

12-month % change

2.1 1.9 3.8 3.6 3.6 (p)4.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

143.9 144.6 146.8 147.5 148.3 (p)148.2

12-month % change

11.3 10.0 9.4 8.3 8.4 (p)7.4

Education & Health Services(3)

188.4 188.8 189.6 190.4 189.7 (p)187.5

12-month % change

6.6 4.1 3.1 2.9 2.0 (p)0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

110.5 110.8 110.8 111.3 113.1 (p)112.9

12-month % change

47.1 23.0 11.2 5.5 7.7 (p)4.7

Other Services(3)

67.0 66.5 67.3 67.9 67.7 (p)68.0

12-month % change

7.4 3.6 4.7 5.6 4.8 (p)5.3

Government(3)

205.1 205.5 203.2 204.6 203.4 (p)202.9

12-month % change

-0.6 1.4 -1.5 -0.9 -3.6 (p)-2.6

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2020
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2021
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021