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May
11

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.5 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
12

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – March 2022

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 1.3 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
08

County Employment and Wages in North Dakota — Third Quarter 2021

Employment rose 3.8 percent in North Dakota’s only large county, Cass, from September 2020 to September 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

North Dakota Economy at a Glance:

North Dakota
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Data
Oct
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Nov
2021
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
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Mar
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)406.2 (r)406.3 (r)406.3 408.1 409.4 (p)409.9

Employment(1)

(r)393.4 (r)393.6 (r)393.5 395.6 397.4 (p)398.3

Unemployment(1)

(r)12.8 (r)12.8 (r)12.7 12.5 12.0 (p)11.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.2 (r)3.1 (r)3.1 3.1 2.9 (p)2.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

420.4 423.6 423.2 424.9 426.2 (p)425.9

12-month % change

2.5 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.6 (p)3.1

Mining and Logging(3)

13.9 13.8 14.0 14.3 14.7 (p)15.0

12-month % change

7.8 7.0 6.9 10.0 12.2 (p)11.9

Construction(3)

25.0 25.7 25.6 26.0 26.3 (p)26.7

12-month % change

0.8 4.9 0.8 3.2 6.5 (p)6.0

Manufacturing(3)

26.1 26.5 26.8 26.7 26.8 (p)27.0

12-month % change

2.0 3.5 4.3 3.1 3.5 (p)4.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

89.8 89.7 89.9 90.1 91.0 (p)90.8

12-month % change

1.1 1.0 1.0 1.2 2.1 (p)1.9

Information(3)

5.7 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.6 (p)5.6

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 -1.8 -1.8 (p)-3.4

Financial Activities(3)

24.7 24.8 24.6 24.6 24.7 (p)24.4

12-month % change

-0.8 1.2 0.0 0.4 1.2 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

33.5 34.3 34.7 35.1 35.3 (p)34.7

12-month % change

6.7 9.6 10.9 10.0 10.3 (p)7.4

Education & Health Services(3)

66.4 66.7 66.6 66.1 65.9 (p)65.6

12-month % change

-0.2 0.9 -0.1 -0.8 -0.6 (p)-1.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

38.1 39.1 38.7 39.1 39.1 (p)38.9

12-month % change

8.2 15.7 15.5 11.4 9.5 (p)8.1

Other Services(3)

14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.2 (p)14.4

12-month % change

0.0 1.4 2.1 2.1 0.7 (p)2.1

Government(3)

82.8 82.9 82.2 82.9 82.6 (p)82.8

12-month % change

3.5 3.8 2.9 3.4 2.7 (p)3.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Bismarck Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Fargo Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2022
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2022
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2022
County Employment and Wages in North Dakota — Third Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2022
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
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in North Dakota — 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – April 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in North Dakota — 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2022
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fargo — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2022
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Jan 2022
Union Membership Historical Table for North Dakota Employment Table Mar 2022
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in North Dakota — First Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Nov 2021
Women’s Earnings In North Dakota — 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 Bismarck — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Grand Forks — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021