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Worcester

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Worcester Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2019
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2014
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2021
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – December 2018 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures for the Boston Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Jan 2018
Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — September 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2019
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2019
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2019
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Worcester — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2019
OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED STEM OCCUPATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS’ METROPOLITAN AREAS AND DIVISIONS – MAY 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016

Worcester, MA-CT Economy at a Glance:

Worcester, MA-CT
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)353.3 353.4 349.0 349.0 (p)348.3  

Employment(1)

(2)327.5 327.1 323.4 325.6 (p)327.4  

Unemployment(1)

(2)25.8 26.3 25.6 23.4 (p)20.9  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)7.3 7.4 7.3 6.7 (p)6.0  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

267.9 262.9 263.1 265.3 267.5 (p)270.7

12-month % change

-9.0 -8.7 -9.3 -8.0 10.0 (p)8.5

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

10.5 9.8 9.6 9.9 10.7 (p)11.6

12-month % change

-5.4 -7.5 -8.6 -5.7 24.4 (p)16.0

Manufacturing(4)

26.1 25.4 25.5 25.6 25.6 (p)25.7

12-month % change

-6.8 -8.6 -8.3 -7.9 2.0 (p)0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

54.0 52.8 52.0 51.8 51.8 (p)52.3

12-month % change

-0.7 0.0 0.2 0.0 18.5 (p)14.9

Information(4)

2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 (p)2.8

12-month % change

-15.6 -12.5 -12.5 -9.7 -3.4 (p)-3.4

Financial Activities(4)

14.0 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.7 (p)13.5

12-month % change

-2.1 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -0.7 (p)-2.9

Professional and Business Services(4)

27.4 26.9 26.8 27.1 27.6 (p)27.5

12-month % change

-7.4 -7.6 -7.9 -5.6 5.7 (p)3.0

Education and Health Services(4)

64.9 64.7 65.4 65.9 65.8 (p)65.6

12-month % change

-9.0 -8.0 -8.5 -7.7 6.1 (p)6.0

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

18.9 18.6 18.8 19.4 19.9 (p)22.0

12-month % change

-25.9 -25.3 -24.5 -18.8 82.6 (p)58.3

Other Services(4)

8.5 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.5 (p)8.6

12-month % change

-21.3 -21.7 -21.7 -20.0 25.0 (p)17.8

Government(4)

40.9 39.8 40.1 40.7 41.1 (p)41.1

12-month % change

-11.3 -10.6 -13.2 -12.5 -4.9 (p)-1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary