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News Releases:

Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2019

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
08

Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2018

In 2018, Iowa women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $753, or 77.1 percent of the $977 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Dec
20

County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2019

Three of the four large counties in Iowa reported employment growth from June 2018 to June 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

Iowa
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Nov
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,717.9 1,723.2 1,730.0 1,738.5 1,748.6 (p)1,757.9

Employment(1)

1,676.5 1,680.4 1,686.3 1,694.3 1,703.5 (p)1,711.7

Unemployment(1)

41.4 42.8 43.8 44.2 45.1 (p)46.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 (p)2.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,593.1 1,594.9 1,595.6 1,596.1 1,596.4 (p)1,594.9

12-month % change

0.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.5 (p)0.3

Mining and Logging(3)

2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 (p)2.3

12-month % change

0.0 -4.0 -4.0 -4.0 -4.0 (p)-8.0

Construction(3)

78.5 79.2 80.2 80.7 80.4 (p)79.8

12-month % change

0.8 1.5 3.0 3.9 1.8 (p)1.4

Manufacturing(3)

229.9 229.4 228.7 228.6 228.1 (p)228.2

12-month % change

3.4 2.8 2.7 2.2 1.0 (p)0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

311.6 312.0 311.5 312.4 312.7 (p)312.5

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.3 (p)-0.3

Information(3)

20.8 20.6 20.7 20.6 20.7 (p)20.7

12-month % change

-5.9 -6.8 -6.3 -6.4 -6.3 (p)-5.0

Financial Activities(3)

108.4 107.7 108.6 109.5 109.0 (p)107.5

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.4 -0.5 0.3 -0.4 (p)-1.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

140.5 141.9 142.0 141.8 142.2 (p)141.4

12-month % change

0.1 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.6 (p)0.2

Education & Health Services(3)

236.3 236.3 234.9 235.1 234.8 (p)235.6

12-month % change

0.6 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 (p)0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

143.7 143.9 143.8 143.5 144.2 (p)144.5

12-month % change

0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 -0.2 (p)0.4

Other Services(3)

59.5 59.7 59.6 59.1 58.9 (p)59.9

12-month % change

3.1 4.0 4.4 3.1 2.6 (p)4.2

Government(3)

261.4 261.8 263.2 262.4 263.0 (p)262.5

12-month % change

0.1 0.3 1.0 1.0 1.2 (p)0.9

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 Jan 2020
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2018 Unemployment News Release Apr 2019
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2020
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2019
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2019
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2019
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Mar 2019
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Dec 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Sep 2019
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Iowa — 2017 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2019
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2018 Pay News Release Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018