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Jan
12

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest turned down 0.2 percent in December, following an increase of the same magnitude in the prior month.

Dec
18

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2017

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $30.22 per hour in the South to $41.83 in the Northeast during September 2017.

Dec
13

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – November 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest turned up 0.2 percent in November, following a decrease of the same magnitude in the prior month.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,686.1 1,682.6 1,683.1 1,687.0 1,686.6 (p)1,686.7

Employment(1)

1,632.4 1,628.1 1,627.8 1,632.3 1,635.6 (p)1,637.6

Unemployment(1)

53.7 54.5 55.3 54.7 51.0 (p)49.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.0 (p)2.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,586.7 1,587.8 1,590.6 1,586.7 1,586.6 (p)1,592.9

12-month % change

1.3 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.9 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(3)

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 (p)2.6

12-month % change

13.6 8.7 8.7 8.7 4.2 (p)8.3

Construction(3)

78.7 76.3 75.2 74.8 75.1 (p)74.7

12-month % change

-1.0 -5.6 -7.5 -8.1 -6.8 (p)-7.5

Manufacturing(3)

213.4 214.9 214.8 215.3 217.6 (p)219.3

12-month % change

-0.2 0.7 0.7 1.1 2.9 (p)4.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

318.8 320.2 320.9 321.0 319.2 (p)319.7

12-month % change

1.5 1.1 1.4 1.4 0.3 (p)1.0

Information(3)

21.4 21.6 21.3 21.2 21.0 (p)20.9

12-month % change

-5.3 -5.3 -6.6 -7.0 -5.0 (p)-4.6

Financial Activities(3)

112.9 112.9 111.5 112.6 112.5 (p)114.0

12-month % change

4.2 4.0 3.0 3.8 3.2 (p)4.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

142.1 141.5 143.3 141.4 140.5 (p)143.0

12-month % change

3.0 1.9 3.5 1.6 1.2 (p)2.8

Education & Health Services(3)

235.8 236.6 238.2 234.0 232.4 (p)233.5

12-month % change

3.2 3.2 3.5 2.3 2.0 (p)2.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

144.5 144.9 143.8 145.9 147.6 (p)148.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.8 1.2 2.8 3.0 (p)3.0

Other Services(3)

60.2 59.6 60.5 60.5 59.5 (p)58.8

12-month % change

2.2 0.8 2.4 2.5 -1.8 (p)-2.3

Government(3)

256.4 256.8 258.6 257.5 258.7 (p)258.3

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 (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 Jan 2018
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2018
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 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 Mar 2017
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 Dec 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Dec 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2017
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