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 May 2018
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017

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

Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2017
Jan
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2018
Apr
2018
May
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)344.1 345.2 346.0 346.4 (p)348.4  

Employment(1)

(r)335.1 333.7 334.6 336.4 (p)340.3  

Unemployment(1)

(r)8.9 11.6 11.4 10.0 (p)8.1  

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.6 3.4 3.3 2.9 (p)2.3  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

367.9 360.0 360.4 361.3 368.3 (p)375.7

12-month % change

1.1 1.4 0.7 0.7 1.0 (p)2.3

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

18.9 18.0 18.0 18.4 19.8 (p)21.2

12-month % change

-6.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.5 (p)3.9

Manufacturing(3)

20.7 20.5 20.5 20.6 20.7 (p)20.8

12-month % change

2.5 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.5 (p)3.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

72.2 69.6 68.9 68.3 69.0 (p)69.5

12-month % change

2.6 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.9 (p)1.0

Information(3)

6.5 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.4 (p)6.5

12-month % change

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

Financial Activities(3)

57.2 56.2 56.1 56.0 56.3 (p)56.4

12-month % change

2.0 0.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 (p)-0.2

Professional and Business Services(3)

48.3 47.4 47.5 47.9 49.9 (p)51.4

12-month % change

0.6 1.5 1.3 2.4 3.1 (p)6.6

Education and Health Services(3)

52.0 51.3 51.7 51.6 52.0 (p)52.8

12-month % change

1.2 2.6 -0.4 -0.4 0.0 (p)1.5

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

34.7 33.3 34.1 34.6 36.8 (p)39.2

12-month % change

2.1 0.3 0.9 0.6 3.7 (p)6.8

Other Services(3)

12.7 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.6 (p)12.8

12-month % change

0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.8 (p)0.0

Government(3)

44.7 44.7 44.6 44.8 44.8 (p)45.1

12-month % change

0.4 0.4 -0.2 0.4 -0.2 (p)-0.2

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
(r) Revised