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News Releases:

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2021

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
16

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2021

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $32.78 per hour in the South to $40.93 in the Northeast during June 2021.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – August 2021

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.2 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Iowa Economy at a Glance:

Iowa
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

1,641.2 1,648.0 1,654.6 1,661.4 1,660.5 (p)1,660.5

Employment(1)

1,579.0 1,584.0 1,587.9 1,593.8 1,592.5 (p)1,594.4

Unemployment(1)

62.2 64.0 66.6 67.6 68.0 (p)66.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.1 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,517.6 1,518.8 1,525.4 1,534.9 1,531.2 (p)1,538.2

12-month % change

7.4 6.9 4.5 3.2 2.7 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(3)

2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 (p)2.2

12-month % change

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

Construction(3)

76.4 75.4 75.2 75.5 74.7 (p)74.7

12-month % change

2.4 -0.9 -0.4 0.4 -0.5 (p)1.2

Manufacturing(3)

219.5 220.1 220.8 222.9 221.4 (p)223.3

12-month % change

3.1 3.9 4.1 4.7 3.8 (p)4.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

303.8 302.2 302.5 303.0 304.1 (p)307.9

12-month % change

7.9 4.9 2.4 1.5 1.8 (p)2.1

Information(3)

17.9 17.9 18.1 18.4 18.1 (p)18.3

12-month % change

-4.3 -2.7 -2.7 -1.6 -2.7 (p)-2.1

Financial Activities(3)

110.2 109.6 109.7 109.7 109.7 (p)110.6

12-month % change

1.8 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.6 (p)1.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

134.6 135.6 135.9 135.2 135.4 (p)134.7

12-month % change

3.9 4.0 4.1 2.2 3.0 (p)1.9

Education & Health Services(3)

220.8 220.6 219.7 221.2 222.4 (p)222.0

12-month % change

6.4 6.0 1.5 0.2 0.6 (p)0.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

123.6 125.3 129.1 135.0 131.6 (p)133.3

12-month % change

57.9 40.9 19.8 15.9 12.9 (p)11.5

Other Services(3)

56.6 56.7 56.6 56.4 56.2 (p)56.5

12-month % change

16.7 10.5 6.4 4.3 2.9 (p)2.5

Government(3)

251.9 253.1 255.6 255.4 255.4 (p)254.7

12-month % change

0.7 6.5 6.6 3.5 2.0 (p)0.4

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 Oct 2021
Des Moines Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Omaha Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Iowa — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
County Employment and Wages in Iowa — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2021
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2021
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Des Moines-West Des Moines — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Iowa City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Omaha-Council Bluffs — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in Iowa — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2021
Union Membership Historical Table for Iowa Employment Table Feb 2021
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – June 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Iowa — Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Aug 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Iowa — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Feb 2021
Women’s Earnings In Iowa — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dubuque — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Ames — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cedar Rapids — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Waterloo-Cedar Falls — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021