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News Releases:
Jun
10
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2022

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

May
11
Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2022

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

Apr
12
Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2022

Prices in the West 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.

Montana Economy at a Glance:
Montana
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022
May
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)553.9 555.1 556.4 558.4 560.7 (p)562.8

Employment(1)

(r)537.7 539.8 542.1 545.3 547.5 (p)549.1

Unemployment(1)

(r)16.2 15.2 14.3 13.1 13.1 (p)13.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.9 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.3 (p)2.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

502.4 503.5 504.7 505.2 506.7 (p)504.8

12-month % change

4.6 4.3 4.3 3.6 3.5 (p)3.2

Mining and Logging(3)

6.8 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.2 (p)7.1

12-month % change

1.5 3.0 6.1 4.4 4.3 (p)6.0

Construction(3)

34.5 34.0 34.8 34.5 34.6 (p)34.0

12-month % change

7.5 4.6 10.1 5.5 4.8 (p)4.3

Manufacturing(3)

22.3 22.5 22.5 22.6 22.8 (p)22.7

12-month % change

7.7 6.6 7.1 7.1 7.5 (p)7.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

98.7 98.8 99.1 99.3 99.9 (p)98.8

12-month % change

3.7 3.2 2.9 3.2 4.0 (p)2.7

Information(3)

5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.5 (p)5.4

12-month % change

-5.4 -1.8 -3.6 0.0 -1.8 (p)-5.3

Financial Activities(3)

27.1 27.4 27.8 27.5 27.7 (p)27.4

12-month % change

2.7 3.4 4.5 2.6 2.6 (p)1.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

48.4 48.2 47.8 48.0 48.0 (p)48.6

12-month % change

6.6 5.9 4.6 4.3 3.4 (p)4.7

Education & Health Services(3)

80.9 80.5 80.8 80.6 80.8 (p)80.9

12-month % change

2.5 1.6 1.6 1.0 1.1 (p)1.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

68.7 69.7 69.8 70.9 71.0 (p)70.7

12-month % change

11.2 11.2 10.1 10.3 9.2 (p)7.8

Other Services(3)

19.0 18.9 18.9 18.7 18.8 (p)18.6

12-month % change

6.1 5.0 3.8 1.6 2.2 (p)1.1

Government(3)

90.7 91.2 90.8 90.5 90.4 (p)90.6

12-month % change

1.0 1.9 1.5 0.3 0.4 (p)1.5

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

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Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
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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 — 2021 Unemployment News Release Feb 2022