EconSouth (Fourth Quarter 2000)

Southeastern Economic Indicators



    Alabama Florida Georgia Louisiana Mississippi Tennessee 6th    District United States
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2000Q3 1,948.7 7,198.6 4,010.5 1,911.1 1,150.1 2,721.8 18,940.7 131,619.3
  % change from 2000Q2 –0.1 0.8 0.1 0.0 –0.6 0.2 0.3 0.1
  % change from 1999Q3 0.9 4.2 2.4 0.7 –1.0 1.4 2.4 2.0
Manufacturing Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2000Q3 363.3 490.0 603.3 185.9 242.3 504.9 2,389.8 18,447.7
  % change from 2000Q2 –0.7 0.1 –0.4 –0.3 –0.2 –0.4 –0.3 –0.2
  % change from 1999Q3 –1.4 0.7 0.6 –1.2 –1.5 –1.1 –0.4 –0.4
Civilian Unemployment Rate 2000Q3 4.3 3.7 3.6 4.8 5.1 3.7 4.0 4.0
  Rate as of 2000Q2 4.1 3.8 3.6 4.7 5.8 3.7 4.0 4.0
  Rate as of 1999Q3 4.8 3.7 4.0 4.9 5.0 4.0 4.2 4.2
Single-Family Building Permits (units)b 2000Q3 14,669 102,504 63,430 13,003 7,738 23,527 224,871 1,154,761
  % change from 2000Q2 –8.3 –3.0 –5.9 5.8 4.1 –1.5 –3.4 –1.3
  % change from 1999Q3 –1.8 –3.2 –10.2 –11.9 –18.3 –21.2 –8.4 –7.0
Multifamily Building Permits (units)b 2000Q3 2,667 44,326 23,165 1,409 4,536 5,742 81,845 376,352
  % change from 2000Q2 –43.7 –11.5 –10.9 191.1 64.6 –20.7 –10.4 –7.1
  % change from 1999Q3 –37.3 –18.1 60.0 –75.0 26.8 47.1 –4.8 –4.2
Personal Income
($ billions)b
2000Q2 103.9 441.6 228.1 103.6 59.3 148.3 1,084.9 8,237.8
  % change from 2000Q1 1.6 2.1 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.8 1.8 1.7
  % change from 1999Q2 3.9 5.7 8.0 3.9 4.3 6.4 5.8 6.7
 
    Atlanta Birmingham Jacksonville Miami Nashville New    Orleans Orlando Tampa
Total Payroll Employment (thousands)a 2000Q3 2,234.7 497.9 558.3 1,022.8 691.6 622.4 931.7 1,218.4
  % change from 2000Q2 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.1 0.2 1.0 1.0
  % change from 1999Q3 3.3 3.0 3.6 2.5 3.8 0.6 5.1 4.8
Civilian Unemployment Rate 2000Q3 2.9 2.8 3.4 5.5 2.6 4.3 2.6 2.7
  Rate as of 2000Q2 2.9 2.8 3.3 5.5 2.4 4.3 2.7 2.8
  Rate as of 1999Q3 3.1 3.1 3.0 5.6 2.7 4.3 2.5 2.6

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

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