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Dec
30

County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2016

Two of the four largest counties in Iowa reported employment growth from June 2015 to June 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Dec
15

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – November 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest was down 0.3 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
09

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.46 per hour in the South to $39.06 in the Northeast during September 2016.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,711.0 1,711.3 1,714.8 1,722.7 1,725.6 (p)1,720.0

Employment(1)

1,642.8 1,640.6 1,642.0 1,650.2 1,655.2 (p)1,655.0

Unemployment(1)

68.2 70.7 72.8 72.6 70.4 (p)65.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,581.3 1,585.7 1,588.7 1,588.4 1,584.8 (p)1,580.1

12-month % change

1.4 1.6 1.9 1.9 1.2 (p)0.6

Mining and Logging(3)

2.1 2.2 2.2 2.1 2.2 (p)2.2

12-month % change

-8.7 -4.3 -4.3 -4.5 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

90.2 90.9 91.5 91.2 89.7 (p)89.6

12-month % change

16.5 17.3 18.7 17.5 14.1 (p)10.2

Manufacturing(3)

209.2 209.9 211.0 211.4 209.2 (p)207.8

12-month % change

-3.3 -2.8 -2.0 -1.6 -2.7 (p)-3.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

317.4 316.9 317.6 318.1 320.3 (p)318.0

12-month % change

0.4 0.2 0.5 0.8 1.1 (p)0.4

Information(3)

23.4 23.6 23.5 23.3 22.9 (p)22.7

12-month % change

-7.1 -4.8 -4.5 -4.9 -4.6 (p)-5.4

Financial Activities(3)

109.2 108.8 110.1 109.6 110.4 (p)110.5

12-month % change

3.2 2.6 3.9 3.2 3.7 (p)3.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

136.2 137.3 136.3 136.2 136.2 (p)137.6

12-month % change

-2.4 -1.6 -2.4 -1.7 -2.6 (p)-1.6

Education & Health Services(3)

229.1 230.8 230.1 232.9 229.9 (p)230.2

12-month % change

1.9 2.1 2.0 3.4 1.9 (p)1.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

144.5 143.6 144.4 142.9 144.4 (p)143.9

12-month % change

3.7 3.2 3.7 2.7 3.1 (p)1.8

Other Services(3)

62.7 63.8 63.2 62.7 64.4 (p)63.2

12-month % change

5.0 6.9 5.7 4.5 4.7 (p)2.9

Government(3)

257.3 257.9 258.8 258.0 255.2 (p)254.4

12-month % change

1.7 1.7 1.9 1.6 -0.2 (p)-0.5

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 Dec 2016
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2016
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – November 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 2016
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2016
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Dec 2016
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment News Release Sep 2016