EconSouth (Second Quarter 2000)

Southeastern Economic Indicators



    Alabama Florida Georgia Louisiana Mississippi Tennessee 6th    District United States
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2000Q1 1,945.5 7,059.9 3,981.0 1,904.7 1,159.4 2,702.7 18,753.1 130,462.7
  % change from 1999Q4 0.4 1.0 1.0 –0.1 0.1 0.5 0.7 0.7
  % change from 1999Q1 1.7 4.2 4.1 0.3 1.2 1.5 2.9 2.2
Manufacturing Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2000Q1 366.2 487.5 605.4 186.8 243.6 507.2 2,396.7 18,367.7
  % change from 1999Q4 –0.1 0.4 0.9 –0.3 0.2 –0.5 0.2 0.0
  % change from 1999Q1 –1.4 –0.8 1.2 –1.5 –0.9 –0.1 –0.3 –0.9
Civilian Unemployment Rate 2000Q1 4.6 3.7 3.5 4.9 5.4 3.5 4.0 4.1
  Rate as of 1999Q4 4.7 3.8 3.7 4.5 5.1 3.8 4.0 4.1
  Rate as of 1999Q1 4.6 4.0 4.2 5.7 5.1 4.2 4.4 4.3
Single-Family Building Permits (units)b 2000Q1 17,402 108,073 69,965 14,054 9,339 28,177 247,010 1,276,555
  % change from 1999Q4 4.1 1.2 –2.6 7.1 7.6 –7.2 –0.2 4.9
  % change from 1999Q1 9.2 0.5 –2.2 –3.9 –10.6 –7.1 –1.4 0.3
Multifamily Building Permits (units)b 2000Q1 3,287 39,905 27,632 1,474 1,190 9,519 83,008 444,438
  % change from 1999Q4 37.8 –38.3 –1.6 –33.2 –69.5 1.6 –24.9 1.7
  % change from 1999Q1 –43.1 –39.4 –68.9 –62.0 –48.9 98.0 –16.1 –5.0
Personal Income ($ billions)b 1999Q4 101.9 434.4 217.4 101.2 58.1 143.5 1,056.5 7,959.0
  % change from 1999Q3 1.2 2.1 2.2 1.9 2.0 1.6 1.9 1.9
  % change from 1998Q4 4.0 6.1 6.7 3.1 4.3 5.7 5.6 5.8
 
    Atlanta Birmingham Jacksonville Miami Nashville New    Orleans Orlando Tampa
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2000Q1 2,210.6 490.9 548.2 1,004.3 678.5 622.6 911.8 1,192.3
  % change from 1999Q4 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.1 1.1 0.3 1.3 1.4
  % change from 1999Q1 5.1 2.8 3.0 2.3 2.5 –0.1 5.9 4.7
Civilian Unemployment Rate 2000Q1 2.9 3.1 3.1 5.6 2.5 4.5 2.6 2.8
  Rate as of 1999Q4 2.9 3.0 3.2 5.6 2.6 4.4 2.8 2.9
  Rate as of 1999Q1 3.3 2.7 3.0 6.7 2.8 4.4 3.0 2.9

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
 
Civilian Unemployment Rate Single-Family Building Permits
 
Multifamily Building Permits Personal Income
 
blue Alabama
orange Florida
green Georgia
olive Louisiana
black Mississippi
gold Tennessee
red United States

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