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Aug
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2018

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

Jul
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2018

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

Jun
26

Occupational Employment and Wages in Fort Smith — May 2017

Workers in the Fort Smith Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $17.85 in May 2017, about 27 percent below the nationwide average of $24.34.

Arkansas Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,355.4 1,353.8 1,353.1 1,351.9 1,350.6 (p)1,349.2

Employment(1)

1,304.6 1,303.0 1,301.7 1,300.3 1,299.3 (p)1,298.4

Unemployment(1)

50.8 50.8 51.4 51.6 51.2 (p)50.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,239.9 1,241.2 1,244.6 1,242.6 1,246.3 (p)1,247.8

12-month % change

0.4 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.6 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-3.4 -6.7 -5.1 -6.7 -8.3 (p)-8.3

Construction(3)

51.0 50.9 51.1 51.0 51.7 (p)52.7

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.8 -1.5 -1.2 0.8 (p)2.7

Manufacturing(3)

158.1 158.3 158.8 159.3 160.0 (p)159.3

12-month % change

1.2 1.2 1.4 1.7 2.2 (p)1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

250.2 250.5 251.1 250.0 250.5 (p)249.5

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 0.0 (p)-0.5

Information(3)

12.6 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.3 (p)12.2

12-month % change

-6.7 -7.5 -7.5 -6.8 -7.5 (p)-7.6

Financial Activities(3)

53.5 53.7 53.8 53.6 53.3 (p)53.5

12-month % change

1.9 1.9 1.3 0.8 0.4 (p)0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

145.0 144.6 146.0 147.0 147.4 (p)150.4

12-month % change

1.2 0.6 1.2 2.0 2.2 (p)4.3

Education & Health Services(3)

187.7 188.3 188.6 187.8 188.9 (p)189.6

12-month % change

1.2 1.1 0.9 -0.1 0.6 (p)0.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

116.0 116.7 117.8 116.0 116.4 (p)114.9

12-month % change

0.0 0.3 1.0 -0.5 0.5 (p)-1.2

Other Services(3)

48.8 49.0 48.2 48.6 48.9 (p)48.8

12-month % change

0.6 0.6 -1.0 -0.2 0.4 (p)0.2

Government(3)

211.3 211.2 211.2 211.3 211.4 (p)211.4

12-month % change

0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 (p)-0.1

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 Aug 2018
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
Little Rock Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2018
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2018
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2018
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 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Memphis – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 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 Aug 2018
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2018
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Fort Smith Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2018