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Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – May 2019

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

May
10

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.3 percent in April following a gain of 0.6 percent in the prior month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today

Apr
19

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2018

In 2018, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 5.2 percent in Iowa, significantly lower than the 7.7-percent rate for the nation..

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)1,691.5 (2)1,691.6 1,695.0 1,700.2 1,706.1 (p)1,710.6

Employment(1)

(2)1,651.3 (2)1,651.2 1,654.4 1,660.2 1,665.6 (p)1,670.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)40.3 (2)40.4 40.6 40.0 40.5 (p)40.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)2.4 (2)2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 (p)2.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

1,589.9 1,593.4 1,593.4 1,587.3 1,584.5 (p)1,589.2

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.2 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(4)

2.5 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.5 (p)2.5

12-month % change

0.0 4.0 4.2 4.0 -3.8 (p)0.0

Construction(4)

78.7 76.9 77.1 76.3 74.8 (p)77.4

12-month % change

4.7 1.2 1.6 0.0 -3.1 (p)2.7

Manufacturing(4)

227.4 228.1 228.9 228.5 227.8 (p)228.7

12-month % change

3.8 3.8 4.1 3.7 3.4 (p)3.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

313.5 314.0 314.3 312.1 310.7 (p)311.9

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.2 -0.3 -0.5 (p)-0.2

Information(4)

21.8 21.7 21.6 21.4 21.5 (p)21.3

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.8 -2.3 -3.2 -3.2 (p)-3.6

Financial Activities(4)

109.2 109.3 109.2 109.3 109.1 (p)108.6

12-month % change

0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.4 (p)-0.1

Professional & Business Services(4)

141.1 143.0 143.0 142.0 141.5 (p)142.4

12-month % change

1.1 2.4 1.8 0.4 0.6 (p)1.5

Education & Health Services(4)

234.2 234.7 234.7 234.5 235.2 (p)235.6

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.1 (p)0.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

143.9 145.0 146.0 143.9 144.3 (p)143.4

12-month % change

0.3 0.9 1.7 0.0 0.4 (p)0.1

Other Services(4)

57.5 57.8 57.1 57.4 57.4 (p)57.9

12-month % change

0.5 0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 (p)0.7

Government(4)

260.1 260.3 259.0 259.3 259.7 (p)259.5

12-month % change

0.1 0.2 -0.7 -0.4 -0.3 (p)-0.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(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 Jun 2019
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2019
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2019
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2019
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Iowa — 2018 Unemployment News Release Apr 2019
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2019
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2019
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – May 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2019
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
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 Mar 2019
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Iowa — 2017 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2019
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018