Des Moines

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2018
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Economy at a Glance:

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Data Series Back
Data
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug
2018
Sept
2018
Oct
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

351.6 363.0 365.0 358.6 352.7 (p)358.6

Employment(1)

344.1 354.2 356.6 350.6 345.4 (p)351.9

Unemployment(1)

7.5 8.8 8.5 8.0 7.3 (p)6.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.1 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 (p)1.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

376.0 383.0 378.7 378.4 374.2 (p)379.4

12-month % change

2.4 3.7 3.4 3.4 2.8 (p)3.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

21.1 23.3 23.6 23.8 23.4 (p)23.9

12-month % change

3.4 11.5 12.4 14.4 12.5 (p)14.4

Manufacturing(3)

20.8 20.9 21.1 21.1 20.9 (p)21.0

12-month % change

3.5 3.5 3.4 2.9 2.5 (p)2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

69.9 70.6 70.2 70.5 70.4 (p)71.5

12-month % change

1.6 2.0 1.2 1.9 2.9 (p)4.1

Information(3)

6.5 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.4 (p)6.4

12-month % change

-1.5 -1.5 0.0 -1.5 -1.5 (p)-1.5

Financial Activities(3)

56.5 57.3 57.6 57.0 56.8 (p)57.1

12-month % change

0.0 0.4 0.5 -0.3 0.0 (p)0.5

Professional and Business Services(3)

51.1 52.4 51.7 51.4 49.8 (p)51.0

12-month % change

6.0 7.4 4.9 3.8 2.3 (p)2.6

Education and Health Services(3)

52.8 52.7 51.8 53.0 52.7 (p)52.7

12-month % change

1.5 5.0 4.9 7.5 5.2 (p)3.3

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

39.2 41.3 41.6 40.1 37.4 (p)38.5

12-month % change

6.8 7.8 9.5 6.1 4.2 (p)7.2

Other Services(3)

12.8 12.9 12.9 12.8 12.7 (p)12.8

12-month % change

0.0 -0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Government(3)

45.3 45.1 41.7 42.3 43.7 (p)44.5

12-month % change

0.2 -0.2 -1.2 -0.5 -0.2 (p)0.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary