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Jan
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2021

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.4 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — November 2021

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

Nov
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2021

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.8 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
Data Series Back
Data
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021
Nov
2021
Dec
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

539.4 540.7 540.9 542.0 543.3 (p)544.7

Employment(1)

519.9 521.5 522.8 525.1 527.9 (p)531.0

Unemployment(1)

19.5 19.1 18.1 16.9 15.4 (p)13.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.6 3.5 3.3 3.1 2.8 (p)2.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

484.0 481.8 481.1 482.5 484.8 (p)487.9

12-month % change

4.1 2.8 1.5 1.7 1.9 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(3)

6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 (p)6.7

12-month % change

0.0 3.1 0.0 3.1 1.5 (p)3.1

Construction(3)

30.1 29.6 29.2 29.7 30.3 (p)30.7

12-month % change

-1.3 -3.9 -6.1 -3.9 -0.3 (p)-1.0

Manufacturing(3)

21.6 21.2 21.5 21.9 21.9 (p)22.4

12-month % change

6.4 3.4 4.9 7.9 7.9 (p)9.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

95.1 95.9 96.0 96.3 96.9 (p)98.6

12-month % change

3.6 3.8 3.2 3.1 3.6 (p)4.7

Information(3)

5.5 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.3 (p)4.9

12-month % change

-1.8 -5.3 -3.5 -3.6 -5.4 (p)-10.9

Financial Activities(3)

25.9 26.0 26.2 26.1 26.1 (p)26.0

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.8 -0.4 -1.5 -1.9 (p)-1.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

44.3 43.5 43.9 43.5 44.1 (p)44.4

12-month % change

3.3 0.9 0.0 -1.1 -1.6 (p)-1.3

Education & Health Services(3)

78.1 77.9 77.6 78.1 78.4 (p)78.4

12-month % change

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

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

66.9 65.4 65.4 66.0 66.5 (p)66.4

12-month % change

15.7 12.0 8.3 7.3 7.3 (p)7.4

Other Services(3)

20.2 20.1 19.7 19.8 20.0 (p)20.4

12-month % change

11.6 9.8 7.1 7.0 8.1 (p)10.3

Government(3)

89.6 90.1 89.5 89.1 88.7 (p)89.0

12-month % change

1.9 1.7 -0.6 0.6 0.3 (p)0.9

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
Billings Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2022
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2022
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2022
Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2022
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021