University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Current Data

The following links will take you to national, Arkansas, and metropolitan area economic statistics.  Each page has tables of information, which are linked to graphs with more data points than are displayed in the tables. Please contact us at if you have any questions or comments.


National Economic Data

  • Real GDP
  • Nonfarm Employment
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Productivity Growth
  • Purchasing Managers Index
  • Consumer Sentiment
  • Personal Savings Rate
  • Retail Sales
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Interest Rates

Arkansas Economic Data

  • GDP
  • Real GDP
  • Personal Income
  • Per Capita Personal Income
  • Population
  • Labor Force
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Employment by Sector
  • Coincident Index

Metropolitan Economic Data


U.S. Nonfarm Employment

Arkansas Nonfarm Employment

Northwest Arkansas Nonfarm Employment

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