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Nov
15

Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2017

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

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2017

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

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.2 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

Montana
Data Series Back
Data
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2017

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

524.9 525.0 524.9 525.0 525.9 (p)525.7

Employment(1)

504.4 504.6 504.5 504.7 505.5 (p)505.3

Unemployment(1)

20.5 20.4 20.4 20.3 20.4 (p)20.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

474.4 473.7 473.2 474.6 474.1 475.4

12-month % change

1.5 1.4 1.2 1.5 1.2 1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2

12-month % change

2.8 2.9 4.3 5.9 5.9 4.3

Construction(3)

27.7 27.3 27.0 27.1 26.8 27.7

12-month % change

2.2 0.7 0.0 0.0 -1.5 5.7

Manufacturing(3)

19.9 19.5 19.4 19.4 19.6 19.7

12-month % change

1.5 0.5 0.0 -0.5 0.5 2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

94.5 94.7 95.3 95.8 95.1 94.0

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.6 0.4 0.7 -0.1 -1.7

Information(3)

6.5 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.2

12-month % change

3.2 3.2 1.6 0.0 1.6 -3.1

Financial Activities(3)

24.8 24.5 24.7 24.9 24.8 24.6

12-month % change

4.6 3.4 3.8 4.6 4.2 2.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

41.8 42.0 41.7 41.8 41.9 42.3

12-month % change

2.7 4.2 3.0 3.7 4.0 3.2

Education & Health Services(3)

76.3 76.1 75.6 76.6 77.0 76.9

12-month % change

3.8 3.3 1.6 3.0 2.9 2.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

65.5 66.0 66.2 65.5 65.0 66.4

12-month % change

1.7 2.3 2.5 1.7 0.6 2.9

Other Services(3)

17.8 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.6 17.4

12-month % change

-2.2 -4.9 -5.4 -5.4 -5.4 -5.4

Government(3)

92.3 92.5 92.3 92.6 92.7 93.0

12-month % change

1.0 1.1 0.8 1.2 1.2 1.0

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

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 Nov 2017
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2017
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2017
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index, West Region — October 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2017
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017