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News Releases:

Feb
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2019

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

Jan
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2018

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

Dec
17

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2018

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.13 per hour in the South to $41.98 in the Northeast during September 2018.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

Arkansas
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,348.5 1,346.9 1,345.7 1,346.6 1,348.2 (p)1,350.4

Employment(1)

1,298.9 1,298.7 1,298.4 1,299.1 1,300.0 (p)1,301.3

Unemployment(1)

49.6 48.1 47.2 47.4 48.2 (p)49.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.7 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.6 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,249.8 1,250.5 1,253.5 1,252.3 1,254.3 (p)1,256.1

12-month % change

0.8 0.8 1.0 0.7 1.0 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(3)

5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.4 (p)5.3

12-month % change

-6.8 -5.2 -5.2 -3.5 -5.3 (p)-8.6

Construction(3)

52.4 51.8 52.1 52.4 52.9 (p)53.2

12-month % change

3.1 1.8 2.2 2.3 2.1 (p)3.7

Manufacturing(3)

160.5 160.0 160.5 160.2 160.2 (p)161.7

12-month % change

2.2 1.7 1.8 1.5 1.4 (p)2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

249.9 252.2 252.3 251.8 252.1 (p)252.2

12-month % change

-0.4 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.5 (p)1.0

Information(3)

12.2 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.0 (p)12.0

12-month % change

-6.9 -8.4 -8.4 -7.7 -7.0 (p)-5.5

Financial Activities(3)

53.9 54.2 54.3 54.0 54.4 (p)54.1

12-month % change

1.1 1.9 2.1 2.5 2.4 (p)1.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

151.0 149.8 150.6 150.2 149.2 (p)149.7

12-month % change

5.0 4.2 4.7 3.4 2.8 (p)3.3

Education & Health Services(3)

187.9 188.2 189.8 189.8 189.9 (p)189.9

12-month % change

-0.1 0.2 1.0 1.3 1.2 (p)1.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

116.1 116.3 116.7 116.9 118.4 (p)118.3

12-month % change

-0.3 -0.3 -0.1 -1.6 1.4 (p)2.2

Other Services(3)

48.8 48.9 48.3 47.9 48.3 (p)48.3

12-month % change

0.6 0.8 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2 (p)-0.2

Government(3)

211.6 211.6 211.4 211.6 211.5 (p)211.4

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

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
Memphis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2019
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2019
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2018
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2019
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2019
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2018
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019