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Apr
11

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.2 percent in March, the same rate of increase as in the prior month.

Mar
21

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2017

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.36 per hour in the South to $40.93 in the Northeast during December 2017.

Mar
14

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2017

In 2017, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 6.2 percent in Iowa, significantly lower than the 8.5-percent rate for the nation.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,675.0 (2)1,674.8 (2)1,674.9 1,673.4 1,673.5 (p)1,673.4

Employment(1)

(2)1,625.8 (2)1,625.6 (2)1,625.6 1,625.1 1,625.6 (p)1,626.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)49.2 (2)49.2 (2)49.3 48.3 47.9 (p)47.3

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)2.9 (2)2.9 (2)2.9 2.9 2.9 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,573.5 1,577.1 1,582.6 1,580.2 1,582.7 (p)1,582.1

12-month % change

0.0 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.6 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(4)

2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4 (p)2.4

12-month % change

9.1 9.1 9.1 -4.2 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(4)

75.3 74.8 73.5 72.6 73.4 (p)74.7

12-month % change

-7.0 -6.7 -7.5 -7.5 -6.7 (p)-5.0

Manufacturing(4)

218.8 220.4 223.0 223.4 224.0 (p)224.2

12-month % change

2.6 3.6 4.4 4.7 4.9 (p)4.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

314.0 313.8 315.5 314.1 314.6 (p)312.9

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.3 (p)-0.7

Information(4)

21.8 21.9 22.0 21.5 21.8 (p)22.0

12-month % change

-2.2 -1.8 -0.5 -2.7 -0.5 (p)0.5

Financial Activities(4)

109.2 110.1 111.3 111.0 111.1 (p)111.6

12-month % change

0.8 1.7 2.6 2.4 2.3 (p)3.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

139.8 140.6 140.7 140.6 141.5 (p)142.1

12-month % change

0.4 1.1 1.3 2.2 2.1 (p)2.5

Education & Health Services(4)

230.0 231.3 232.2 232.1 232.8 (p)232.4

12-month % change

-0.4 0.1 0.6 0.7 -0.1 (p)0.1

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

144.6 144.9 146.4 145.2 145.4 (p)144.6

12-month % change

0.8 0.9 2.4 1.4 1.3 (p)1.0

Other Services(4)

57.7 57.3 56.4 56.7 55.7 (p)55.2

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.2 -2.4 -1.7 -3.5 (p)-4.2

Government(4)

259.9 259.6 259.2 260.7 260.0 (p)260.0

12-month % change

0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 (p)0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Apr 2018
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2018
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2018
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2018
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2018
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Mar 2018
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017