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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
29

Kansas City Area Employment – August 2021

Total nonfarm employment for the Kansas City, MO-KS metropolitan area increased by 46,700 over the year in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

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.

Missouri Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,071.2 3,075.7 3,075.7 3,075.4 3,072.7 (p)3,070.0

Employment(1)

2,944.2 2,946.7 2,942.4 2,946.8 2,949.6 (p)2,951.9

Unemployment(1)

126.9 129.0 133.3 128.6 123.1 (p)118.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.1 4.2 4.3 4.2 4.0 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,812.0 2,819.2 2,820.7 2,832.1 2,838.5 (p)2,846.0

12-month % change

9.4 7.5 4.9 2.9 2.6 (p)2.6

Mining and Logging(3)

4.5 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.6 (p)4.6

12-month % change

2.3 2.3 2.3 4.7 7.0 (p)7.0

Construction(3)

127.6 127.9 127.5 127.7 128.0 (p)126.4

12-month % change

6.7 3.5 2.6 2.2 2.2 (p)0.8

Manufacturing(3)

266.7 268.5 268.4 270.8 274.1 (p)272.2

12-month % change

6.1 5.7 2.4 3.3 3.0 (p)1.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

537.4 532.5 534.3 536.4 539.0 (p)543.5

12-month % change

10.5 6.2 2.7 2.1 2.1 (p)2.3

Information(3)

43.9 43.8 43.6 43.9 42.9 (p)42.0

12-month % change

0.0 0.5 0.0 0.7 -2.1 (p)-5.6

Financial Activities(3)

171.0 170.5 169.3 168.3 168.1 (p)166.7

12-month % change

-0.6 -1.0 -2.0 -2.8 -3.2 (p)-4.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

368.7 373.2 374.1 376.3 379.0 (p)383.5

12-month % change

6.2 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.2 (p)6.5

Education & Health Services(3)

490.8 492.9 491.2 485.7 485.6 (p)487.1

12-month % change

6.5 5.8 4.6 2.8 2.4 (p)2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

270.7 273.7 275.0 278.5 281.1 (p)284.2

12-month % change

62.9 37.5 21.2 11.8 13.3 (p)11.5

Other Services(3)

110.3 110.4 109.7 110.6 111.2 (p)112.0

12-month % change

15.5 8.0 3.1 1.2 1.2 (p)1.0

Government(3)

420.4 421.3 423.2 429.4 424.9 (p)423.8

12-month % change

-0.4 4.1 4.5 -0.1 -1.7 (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
Fayetteville, AR-MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Kansas City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Springfield, MO, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
St. Louis Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Oct 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Missouri — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Kansas City Area Employment – August 2021 Employment News Release Sep 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Missouri – First Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Nov 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
County Employment and Wages in Missouri — Third Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2021
Consumer Price Index, Kansas City – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Consumer Price Index, St. Louis – August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
Minimum Wage Workers in Missouri – 2012 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbia — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Kansas City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Springfield — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Louis — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Union Members in Missouri – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Women’s Earnings in Missouri – 2019 Pay News Release Jan 2021
Annual averages U.S., Denver, Kansas City, and St. Louis Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Feb 2021
Kansas City, Mo.-Ks., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
St. Louis, Mo.-Ill., Metropolitan Area Data Tables Employment, Pay, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Cape Girardeau — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Jefferson City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Joplin — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in St. Joseph — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the St. Louis Metropolitan Area: 2018-19 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2020