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Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2018

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

Jun
11

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2018

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.68 per hour in the South to $41.48 in the Northeast during March 2018.

May
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017

Workers in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.13 in May 2017, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,356.9 1,355.4 1,353.8 1,353.1 1,351.9 (p)1,350.3

Employment(1)

(2)1,306.5 1,304.6 1,303.0 1,301.7 1,300.3 (p)1,299.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)50.4 50.8 50.8 51.4 51.6 (p)51.2

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,239.0 1,239.9 1,241.2 1,244.6 1,242.6 (p)1,245.2

12-month % change

0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.2 (p)0.5

Mining and Logging(4)

5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 (p)5.6

12-month % change

-1.7 -3.4 -6.7 -5.1 -6.7 (p)-6.7

Construction(4)

51.3 51.0 50.9 51.1 51.0 (p)51.5

12-month % change

2.6 -0.2 -0.8 -1.5 -1.2 (p)0.4

Manufacturing(4)

157.9 158.1 158.3 158.8 159.3 (p)160.1

12-month % change

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.7 (p)2.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

249.6 250.2 250.5 251.1 250.0 (p)250.5

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.6 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 (p)0.0

Information(4)

12.7 12.6 12.4 12.4 12.4 (p)12.4

12-month % change

-5.9 -6.7 -7.5 -7.5 -6.8 (p)-6.8

Financial Activities(4)

53.4 53.5 53.7 53.8 53.6 (p)53.5

12-month % change

2.1 1.9 1.9 1.3 0.8 (p)0.8

Professional & Business Services(4)

144.9 145.0 144.6 146.0 147.0 (p)146.8

12-month % change

1.3 1.2 0.6 1.2 2.0 (p)1.8

Education & Health Services(4)

188.0 187.7 188.3 188.6 187.8 (p)189.0

12-month % change

1.4 1.2 1.1 0.9 -0.1 (p)0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

115.7 116.0 116.7 117.8 116.0 (p)116.0

12-month % change

-0.1 0.0 0.3 1.0 -0.5 (p)0.2

Other Services(4)

48.4 48.8 49.0 48.2 48.6 (p)48.5

12-month % change

0.2 0.6 0.6 -1.0 -0.2 (p)-0.4

Government(4)

211.3 211.3 211.2 211.2 211.3 (p)211.3

12-month % change

0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 (p)0.0

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2018
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2018
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2018
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2018
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2017
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2017
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2018
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2018
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2018