EconSouth (Third Quarter 1999)

Southeastern Economic Indicators


    Alabama Florida Georgia Louisiana Mississippi Tennessee 6th District United States
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 1999Q2 1933.9 6889.9 3847.0 1916.4 1132.7 2665.3 18,385.2 128,243.7
Percent change from
1999Q1 0.3 1.0 0.8 1.1 0.1 1.2 0.7 0.5
Percent change from
1998Q2 1.5 3.7 3.4 0.4 -0.3 0.5 2.6 2.2
Manufacturing Payroll Employment (thousands)a 1999Q2 370.8 498.2 594.1 190.8 239.8 505.8 2399.5 18,431.7
Percent change from
1999Q1 -0.8 0.1 -0.4 -0.8 -2.1 -2.2 -0.4 -0.6
Percent change from
1998Q2 -2.5 0.4 0.3 -0.3 -0.9 -0.4 -1.0 -2.2
Civilian Unemployment Rate 1999Q2 4.6 4.1 3.7 4.6 4.6 3.7 4.1 4.3
Percent change from
1999Q1 13.1 -3.9 -8.2 -13.8 -4.8 -14.7 -5.6 -0.8
Percent change from
1998Q2 7.8 -5.4 -13.2 -22.6 -14.2 -12.0 -9.5 -3.0
Single-Family Building Permits (units)b 1999Q2 16,578 102,662 68,830 14,067 9,292 28.181 239,610 1,239,666
Percent change from
1999Q1 3.7 -4.6 -4.4 -0.1 3.8 1.7 -4.5 -2.7
Percent change from
1998Q2 11.5 7.0 7.5 -3.5 -10.9 -6.8 6.2 7.6
Multifamily Building Permits (units)b 1999Q2 1,944 54,080 19,493 4,069 2,475 6,150 88,211 395,018
Percent change from
1999Q1 -65.1 -20.3 23.5 47.6 -20.7 17.2 -12.0 -15.3
Percent change from
1998Q2 -61.4 23.7 29.1 -11.5 12.2 45.1 17.6 1.9
Personal Income ($ billions)b 1999Q1 96.1 401.6 199.9 95.6 53.8 132.7 979.8 7,400.2
Percent change from
1998Q4 0.9 1.7 1.6 1.0 0.8 1.5 1.4 1.2
Percent change from
1998Q1 4.5 6.3 7.0 3.9 5.0 5.7 5.9 5.5
 
    Atlanta Birmingham Jacksonville Miami Nashville New Orleans Orlando Tampa
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 1999Q2 2,095.5 482.3 548.2 994.1 658.3 622.9 872.8 1,174.0
Percent change from
1999Q1 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.9 0.1 -1.0 0.8 0.6
Percent change from
1998Q2 3.5 1.3 3.1 2.0 1.5 0.0 4.6 4.9
Civilian Unemployment Rate 1999Q2 3.0 2.9 3.2 6.3 2.4 3.8 2.9 2.8
Percent change from
1999Q1 -9.3 6.2 5.0 -6.1 -14.0 -14.2 -2.9 -4.6
Percent change from
1998Q2 -11.5 8.1 0.1 -3.8 -12.0 -25.8 -4.1 -9.1

a Seasonally adjusted
b Seasonally adjusted annual rate

Sources: Payroll employment and civilian unemployment rate: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Initial unemployment claims: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Single- and multifamily building permits: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Construction Statistics Division. Personal income: Bureau of Economic Analysis. Quarterly estimates of all construction data reflect annual benchmark revisions. All the data were obtained and seasonally adjusted by Regional Financial Associates. Small differences from previously published data reflect revisions of seasonal factors.

For more extensive information on the data series shown here, see the Southeastern Economic Indicators.



Total Payroll Employment Manufacturing Payroll Employment
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Civilian Unemployment Rate Single-Family Building Permits
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Multifamily Building Permits Personal Income
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gold Tennessee
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