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News Releases:

Jul
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.9 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
08

Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers — May 2020

Workers in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.26 in May 2020, about 10 percent below the nationwide average of $27.07.

Jul
08

Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway — May 2020

Workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.29 in May 2020, about 14 percent below the nationwide average of $27.07.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

Arkansas
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,375.9 1,363.7 1,360.1 1,362.5 1,358.2 (p)1,357.9

Employment(1)

1,312.4 1,302.1 1,299.9 1,302.7 1,298.8 (p)1,298.1

Unemployment(1)

63.5 61.6 60.2 59.8 59.4 (p)59.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,259.0 1,258.3 1,262.9 1,260.8 1,264.7 (p)1,265.1

12-month % change

-2.7 -2.6 -1.9 8.2 5.9 (p)3.9

Mining and Logging(3)

5.3 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-8.6 -3.6 -3.6 -1.8 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

55.2 54.5 54.4 54.4 53.7 (p)53.3

12-month % change

2.6 2.1 1.5 5.0 2.1 (p)1.7

Manufacturing(3)

157.4 160.9 161.2 159.5 161.7 (p)161.0

12-month % change

-2.1 0.1 0.7 6.5 6.6 (p)5.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

252.7 251.9 251.4 250.4 250.9 (p)250.7

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.2 -0.2 7.1 4.8 (p)2.5

Information(3)

11.7 11.6 11.9 11.9 12.1 (p)12.1

12-month % change

-7.9 -7.9 -5.6 4.4 5.2 (p)6.1

Financial Activities(3)

63.9 64.1 65.0 64.3 64.6 (p)64.7

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.3 1.1 2.1 1.9 (p)1.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

143.3 143.5 143.8 143.9 144.6 (p)146.1

12-month % change

-2.6 -1.1 -0.6 11.3 10.0 (p)8.9

Education & Health Services(3)

187.5 186.7 188.0 188.4 188.8 (p)189.5

12-month % change

-3.5 -4.4 -3.2 6.6 4.1 (p)3.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

111.4 109.1 109.8 110.5 110.8 (p)111.1

12-month % change

-9.1 -11.2 -9.1 47.1 23.0 (p)11.5

Other Services(3)

65.3 65.4 66.8 67.0 66.5 (p)67.1

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.7 0.3 7.4 3.6 (p)4.4

Government(3)

205.3 205.2 205.2 205.1 205.5 (p)204.0

12-month % change

-3.8 -3.8 -3.9 -0.6 1.4 (p)-1.1

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 Jul 2021
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2021
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 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 – June 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 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 Jul 2021
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021