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News Releases:

Nov
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2017

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

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.7 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in August, 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)

1,355.3 1,365.4 1,374.4 1,378.2 1,379.6 (p)1,378.4

Employment(1)

1,308.7 1,319.1 1,327.9 1,330.4 1,331.0 (p)1,329.1

Unemployment(1)

46.6 46.4 46.5 47.7 48.6 (p)49.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.4 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,245.1 1,253.7 1,259.1 1,253.5 1,255.1 1,258.2

12-month % change

1.7 2.4 2.6 2.0 2.0 1.9

Mining and Logging(3)

6.1 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.9

12-month % change

-4.7 -4.8 -3.2 -1.6 -1.6 -1.7

Construction(3)

51.4 51.4 51.9 50.2 51.6 52.4

12-month % change

2.0 2.0 3.4 0.6 3.4 3.8

Manufacturing(3)

156.6 157.8 158.4 158.6 159.8 160.8

12-month % change

1.7 2.0 2.3 2.5 3.1 3.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

251.9 254.9 257.4 255.6 256.0 258.2

12-month % change

-0.2 1.3 1.9 1.3 1.3 1.8

Information(3)

13.1 13.1 13.0 13.3 13.2 13.2

12-month % change

-3.7 -3.0 -3.7 -1.5 -1.5 -2.2

Financial Activities(3)

52.1 52.0 51.6 51.2 51.4 50.8

12-month % change

2.0 1.4 0.6 -0.4 -0.2 -1.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

150.7 148.0 149.1 147.6 147.5 148.4

12-month % change

6.2 4.4 4.9 3.4 2.9 3.1

Education & Health Services(3)

186.1 188.1 188.9 189.5 189.4 189.0

12-month % change

3.4 4.2 4.0 4.1 3.3 2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

117.0 121.5 121.9 121.3 119.5 118.8

12-month % change

1.5 5.7 6.1 4.7 3.0 1.8

Other Services(3)

49.0 49.8 49.4 49.0 50.1 50.2

12-month % change

4.0 5.5 4.4 3.6 5.7 4.8

Government(3)

211.1 211.1 211.5 211.2 210.6 210.5

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.7 -0.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.3

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