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Mar
16

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Idaho – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.8 percent in Idaho, significantly lower than the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.6 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
23

Union Members in Idaho — 2016

In 2016, union members accounted for 6.1 percent of wage and salary workers in Idaho, compared with 6.8 percent in 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Idaho Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)818.2 (2)819.5 (2)820.6 (2)821.4 824.0 (p)826.1

Employment(1)

(2)787.4 (2)789.0 (2)790.4 (2)791.5 794.2 (p)796.5

Unemployment(1)

(2)30.7 (2)30.5 (2)30.2 (2)29.9 29.8 (p)29.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.8 (2)3.7 (2)3.7 (2)3.6 3.6 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

700.0 702.7 705.2 707.9 712.9 (p)712.9

12-month % change

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.0 (p)3.6

Mining and Logging(4)

3.8 3.7 3.8 3.8 4.0 (p)4.1

12-month % change

2.7 0.0 2.7 0.0 5.3 (p)5.1

Construction(4)

42.8 42.2 41.7 43.1 44.1 (p)44.5

12-month % change

12.9 9.0 7.5 9.4 11.1 (p)10.4

Manufacturing(4)

64.7 64.7 65.5 66.0 65.6 (p)65.0

12-month % change

3.0 2.7 2.7 4.1 2.8 (p)1.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

138.7 138.5 139.1 139.6 141.0 (p)138.9

12-month % change

2.1 1.6 1.8 2.0 3.3 (p)1.2

Information(4)

9.1 9.1 9.2 9.1 9.2 (p)9.2

12-month % change

-1.1 -2.2 -1.1 -3.2 3.4 (p)2.2

Financial Activities(4)

34.2 34.6 34.9 35.1 35.4 (p)35.6

12-month % change

2.4 3.0 4.2 5.1 5.4 (p)6.3

Professional & Business Services(4)

86.3 87.3 88.3 88.6 89.6 (p)89.8

12-month % change

4.5 6.7 7.6 8.0 5.4 (p)5.6

Education & Health Services(4)

101.4 102.2 102.1 102.3 102.7 (p)103.4

12-month % change

3.7 3.8 3.1 3.1 3.4 (p)3.8

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

72.3 72.7 72.7 72.5 72.4 (p)72.9

12-month % change

4.3 4.3 4.0 3.0 2.0 (p)1.8

Other Services(4)

24.5 24.7 24.7 24.8 24.8 (p)25.0

12-month % change

4.3 3.8 3.8 3.3 5.1 (p)5.5

Government(4)

122.2 123.0 123.2 123.0 124.1 (p)124.5

12-month % change

2.2 2.8 2.8 2.7 3.3 (p)3.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boise City — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Coeur d’Alene — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Idaho Falls — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lewiston — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Pocatello — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Union Members in Idaho — 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Minimum Wage Workers in Idaho – 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2016
Women’s Earnings in Idaho – 2015 Pay News Release Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Idaho – 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
Unemployment in the Boise Area by County - December 2015 Unemployment News Release Feb 2016
County Employment and Wages in Idaho – First Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Oct 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Logan, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Boise City Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Idaho – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016