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News Releases:
Sep
20
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2022

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $35.06 per hour in the South to $43.18 in the Northeast in June 2022.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, South Region — August 2022

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

Aug
10
Consumer Price Index, South Region — July 2022

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

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:
Arkansas
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,343.9 1,349.6 1,352.0 1,354.9 1,356.0 (p)1,354.4

Employment(1)

1,302.5 1,307.0 1,309.3 1,311.4 1,311.4 (p)1,308.8

Unemployment(1)

41.5 42.6 42.8 43.5 44.6 (p)45.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,308.8 1,309.8 1,305.4 1,311.0 1,323.9 (p)1,327.6

12-month % change

2.8 2.8 2.4 2.7 3.0 (p)3.0

Mining and Logging(3)

5.1 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 (p)4.9

12-month % change

-3.8 -5.6 -3.8 -5.7 -5.7 (p)-5.8

Construction(3)

55.2 53.5 53.3 54.6 55.3 (p)55.2

12-month % change

0.2 -2.9 -3.6 -1.3 -0.5 (p)-0.4

Manufacturing(3)

162.2 162.7 162.9 163.2 164.4 (p)164.8

12-month % change

3.2 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.6 (p)4.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

267.7 267.7 264.3 266.0 268.0 (p)267.1

12-month % change

5.5 5.7 4.3 4.7 4.9 (p)3.9

Information(3)

12.4 12.5 12.7 12.9 13.0 (p)13.1

12-month % change

9.7 9.6 10.4 11.2 10.2 (p)9.2

Financial Activities(3)

66.2 66.6 67.5 68.3 68.2 (p)68.8

12-month % change

0.6 1.1 2.4 3.6 3.2 (p)4.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

148.9 147.6 149.1 148.7 150.0 (p)150.7

12-month % change

4.3 2.4 2.7 2.0 2.5 (p)2.7

Education & Health Services(3)

195.0 197.2 194.5 198.2 201.6 (p)201.9

12-month % change

-0.8 1.1 -0.3 1.4 2.9 (p)2.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

121.5 121.7 120.6 120.9 123.6 (p)124.7

12-month % change

8.7 7.8 6.4 5.1 4.4 (p)5.6

Other Services(3)

65.9 66.4 66.6 65.2 66.1 (p)67.6

12-month % change

-2.1 -1.5 -0.6 -2.7 -1.5 (p)0.6

Government(3)

208.7 208.8 208.8 208.0 208.7 (p)208.8

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 1.1 1.4 1.2 (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 (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Little Rock Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2022
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2022
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Arkansas – Second Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022
County Employment and Wages in Arkansas – Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2022
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Arkansas Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index, South Region — August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
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 Sep 2022
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2022
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2022
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022