Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2012

Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2012

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Employment, Hours, and Earnings is a special edition of Bernan Pressa€™s Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics. This seventh edition brings together a wealth of employment data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and provides estimates on employment, hours, and earnings for each state and employment data for the nationa€™s 75 largest metropolitan areas (MSAs). Detailed industry data is presented on a monthly and annual basis giving the user a variety of tools for analysisa€”an excellent source of employment information for analysts in both the public and private sectors. Features of this edition include: a€cNearly 300 tables with data on employment for each state, the District of Columbia, and the nationa€™s 75 largest MSAs a€cDetailed industry data organized by month and year from 2000 through 2011 a€cAn introductory page for each state that summaries salient data and noteworthy trends, including population, civilian labor force estimates, unemployment rates and rankings and a figure for each state showing employment percentages by industry a€cConcise technical notes that explain the sources of, changes to, and other pertinent facts about the data contained in the volume, as well as a reference for further guidance a€cAn appendix that details the geographical components of the MSAs How Has the Nationa€™s Employment Industry Changed? a€cIn 2011, 23 states and the District of Columbia recorded employment-population ratios that were significantly above the U.S. ratio of 58.4 percent, and 16 states recorded ratios that were appreciably below it. a€cThirty states posted statistically significant unemployment rate decreases, the largest of which was in Michigan (-2.4 percentage points). Four additional states experienced decreases greater than 1.0 percentage point: Ohio (-1.4 points), Utah (-1.3 points), Oregon (-1.2 points), and Indiana (-1.1 points). a€cIn almost all states, the industry with the largest growth in employment from 2000 through 2011 was Education and Health Services; the industry with the smallest growth in employment was Manufacturing. a€cGovernment made up 34 percent of industry employment in the District of Columbia but only 13 percent in Rhode Island and Pennsylvania. a€cNorth Dakota registered the lowest jobless rate among states for the third year in a row (3.5 percent), followed by Nebraska (4.4 percent). Overall, 28 states had unemployment rates that were significantly lower than the U.S. rate of 8.9 percent. a€cFrom 2000 through 2011, total nonfarm employment increased in the vast majority of MSAs. In McAllena€“Edinburga€“Mission, TX, total nonfarm employment increased 43.8 percent. Bakersfielda€“Delano, CA, was the closest follower with a 19.1 percent increase in nonfarm employment. a€cOf the MSAs with population of 1 million or more, four areas reported unemployment rates lower than 6 percent, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, 5.8 percent; Oklahoma City, OK, 5.7 percent; Honolulu, HI, 5.7 percent; and Omaha-council Bluffs, NE-IA, 5.0 percent.Akron, OH Portage County, OH Summit County, OH Alb any-Schenectady-Troy, NY Albany County, NY Rensselaer County, ... GA Henry County, GA Jasper County, GA Lamar County, GA Meriwether County, GA Newton County, GA Pauldinganbsp;...

Title:Employment, Hours, and Earnings 2012
Author:Gwenavere W. Dunn
Publisher:Bernan Press - 2012-12-03


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