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Dec
09

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.46 per hour in the South to $39.06 in the Northeast during September 2016.

Nov
17

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – October 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest registered little movement in October (-0.1 percent), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
18

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,711.4 1,711.0 1,711.3 1,714.8 1,722.7 (p)1,725.5

Employment(1)

1,644.8 1,642.8 1,640.6 1,642.0 1,650.2 (p)1,655.2

Unemployment(1)

66.6 68.2 70.7 72.8 72.6 (p)70.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.9 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2 (p)4.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,576.0 1,581.3 1,585.7 1,588.7 1,588.4 (p)1,583.9

12-month % change

1.0 1.4 1.6 1.9 1.9 (p)1.1

Mining and Logging(3)

2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.1 (p)2.2

12-month % change

-4.3 -8.7 -4.3 -4.3 -4.5 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

87.5 90.2 90.9 91.5 91.2 (p)89.0

12-month % change

12.9 16.5 17.3 18.7 17.5 (p)13.2

Manufacturing(3)

209.3 209.2 209.9 211.0 211.4 (p)209.7

12-month % change

-3.2 -3.3 -2.8 -2.0 -1.6 (p)-2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

315.5 317.4 316.9 317.6 318.1 (p)319.2

12-month % change

-0.1 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.8 (p)0.7

Information(3)

23.4 23.4 23.6 23.5 23.3 (p)22.8

12-month % change

-7.1 -7.1 -4.8 -4.5 -4.9 (p)-5.0

Financial Activities(3)

108.6 109.2 108.8 110.1 109.6 (p)110.0

12-month % change

3.0 3.2 2.6 3.9 3.2 (p)3.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

137.9 136.2 137.3 136.3 136.2 (p)136.3

12-month % change

-1.3 -2.4 -1.6 -2.4 -1.7 (p)-2.6

Education & Health Services(3)

230.1 229.1 230.8 230.1 232.9 (p)230.5

12-month % change

2.5 1.9 2.1 2.0 3.4 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

142.6 144.5 143.6 144.4 142.9 (p)144.1

12-month % change

2.3 3.7 3.2 3.7 2.7 (p)2.9

Other Services(3)

62.1 62.7 63.8 63.2 62.7 (p)64.9

12-month % change

4.5 5.0 6.9 5.7 4.5 (p)5.5

Government(3)

256.8 257.3 257.9 258.8 258.0 (p)255.2

12-month % change

0.9 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.6 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Davenport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2016
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2016
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2016
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2016
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – October 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2016
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2016
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Dec 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment News Release Sep 2016