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Nov
10
Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2022

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.7 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
13
Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2022

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.3 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2022

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

Montana Economy at a Glance:
Montana
Data Series Back
Data
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022
Sept
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Oct
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

562.7 564.5 565.9 567.2 568.0 (p)568.2

Employment(1)

549.0 550.1 550.8 551.4 551.6 (p)551.4

Unemployment(1)

13.7 14.4 15.1 15.9 16.4 (p)16.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.4 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

503.5 508.1 506.8 505.4 506.6 (p)507.0

12-month % change

3.0 3.3 2.8 2.1 2.2 (p)2.1

Mining and Logging(3)

7.0 7.1 7.0 6.8 7.0 (p)6.9

12-month % change

4.5 6.0 2.9 1.5 4.5 (p)3.0

Construction(3)

33.7 33.8 34.0 33.5 33.8 (p)33.8

12-month % change

3.4 3.7 1.8 0.0 1.2 (p)2.1

Manufacturing(3)

22.5 22.7 22.6 22.6 22.6 (p)23.1

12-month % change

6.1 7.1 6.1 5.6 5.1 (p)6.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

99.2 99.4 99.0 98.7 98.6 (p)98.6

12-month % change

3.1 3.3 2.9 2.2 2.0 (p)1.4

Information(3)

5.5 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.4 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-3.5 -5.2 0.0 -3.5 -3.6 (p)-3.5

Financial Activities(3)

27.3 27.7 27.6 27.6 27.4 (p)27.6

12-month % change

1.1 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.1 (p)1.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

48.4 48.8 49.2 49.3 49.4 (p)49.9

12-month % change

4.3 4.5 3.8 3.6 4.0 (p)6.2

Education & Health Services(3)

80.3 81.8 82.3 83.1 83.1 (p)83.5

12-month % change

0.5 2.8 2.5 3.1 3.4 (p)4.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

71.3 72.1 72.1 71.6 70.2 (p)70.4

12-month % change

8.7 8.6 7.5 6.9 4.2 (p)3.4

Other Services(3)

18.7 18.6 18.8 18.8 18.8 (p)18.8

12-month % change

1.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.1 (p)2.2

Government(3)

89.6 90.6 88.6 87.9 90.3 (p)88.9

12-month % change

0.3 -0.7 -0.4 -2.1 -0.4 (p)-2.3

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