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News Releases:

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018

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

Feb
06

Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2017

From March 2017 to June 2017, gross job losses in private sector establishments in Arkansas totaled 56,758, while gross job gains numbered 52,890, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.1 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,374.4 1,378.2 1,379.6 1,378.3 1,372.3 (p)1,362.2

Employment(1)

1,327.9 1,330.4 1,331.0 1,328.7 1,322.1 (p)1,312.0

Unemployment(1)

46.5 47.7 48.6 49.6 50.1 (p)50.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.4 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.7 (p)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,259.1 1,253.5 1,255.1 1,256.2 1,255.1 (p)1,248.6

12-month % change

2.6 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.8 (p)0.9

Mining and Logging(3)

6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9 6.0 (p)5.9

12-month % change

-3.2 -1.6 -1.6 -1.7 0.0 (p)-1.7

Construction(3)

51.9 50.2 51.6 52.6 53.1 (p)52.6

12-month % change

3.4 0.6 3.4 4.2 5.8 (p)5.2

Manufacturing(3)

158.4 158.6 159.8 160.8 161.1 (p)160.8

12-month % change

2.3 2.5 3.1 3.6 3.4 (p)3.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

257.4 255.6 256.0 256.0 254.7 (p)251.1

12-month % change

1.9 1.3 1.3 0.9 1.0 (p)-1.2

Information(3)

13.0 13.3 13.2 13.1 13.1 (p)12.9

12-month % change

-3.7 -1.5 -1.5 -3.0 -2.2 (p)-4.4

Financial Activities(3)

51.6 51.2 51.4 50.8 51.2 (p)51.5

12-month % change

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

Professional & Business Services(3)

149.1 147.6 147.5 148.1 148.7 (p)147.0

12-month % change

4.9 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.4 (p)1.7

Education & Health Services(3)

188.9 189.5 189.4 188.8 189.9 (p)190.4

12-month % change

4.0 4.1 3.3 2.2 3.0 (p)2.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

121.9 121.3 119.5 119.4 117.3 (p)116.5

12-month % change

6.1 4.7 3.0 2.3 1.0 (p)0.2

Other Services(3)

49.4 49.0 50.1 50.2 49.7 (p)49.7

12-month % change

4.4 3.6 5.7 4.8 3.5 (p)1.2

Government(3)

211.5 211.2 210.6 210.5 210.3 (p)210.2

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.3 -0.4 (p)-0.5

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 2018
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 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 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 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 Feb 2018
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2018
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2017
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2018