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Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016

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

Mar
24

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana – 2015

In 2015, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 9.0 percent in Montana, significantly lower than the 10.4-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
16

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), inched up 0.1 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Montana Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(4) 523.8 (4) 523.9 (4) 523.9 523.9 524.3 (P) 524.9

Employment (1)

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(4) 502.2 (4) 502.3 (4) 502.3 502.2 502.2 (P) 502.5

Unemployment (1)

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(4) 21.6 (4) 21.6 (4) 21.6 21.7 22.1 (P) 22.4

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(4) 4.1 (4) 4.1 (4) 4.1 4.1 4.2 (P) 4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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460.8 461.0 461.1 462.4 464.3 (P) 464.7

12-month % change

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1.6 1.7 1.3 0.7 1.0 (P) 0.7

Mining and Logging (3)

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7.6 7.6 7.6 7.0 7.0 (P) 6.9

12-month % change

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-18.3 -16.5 -16.5 -22.2 -21.3 (P) -20.7

Construction (3)

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26.4 26.9 27.1 27.7 27.3 (P) 27.4

12-month % change

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4.3 8.5 5.0 6.1 3.0 (P) 2.2

Manufacturing (3)

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19.2 19.0 19.2 19.5 19.6 (P) 19.8

12-month % change

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1.6 1.1 1.6 2.6 2.6 (P) 3.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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95.3 94.8 94.8 95.6 95.4 (P) 95.3

12-month % change

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2.6 1.8 1.5 1.7 1.5 (P) 0.8

Information (3)

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6.3 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.3 (P) 6.3

12-month % change

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0.0 1.6 1.6 -4.7 -1.6 (P) -1.6

Financial Activities (3)

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24.0 23.9 23.9 23.7 23.9 (P) 24.0

12-month % change

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2.1 1.7 1.7 -0.4 0.4 (P) 0.4

Professional & Business Services (3)

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40.1 40.4 40.2 40.6 40.3 (P) 40.4

12-month % change

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2.3 3.6 3.1 0.5 -0.2 (P) -0.2

Education & Health Services (3)

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72.3 72.5 72.7 73.2 74.3 (P) 74.6

12-month % change

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3.0 3.0 3.1 3.5 4.9 (P) 5.1

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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61.4 61.4 61.2 61.1 61.5 (P) 61.2

12-month % change

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1.5 1.3 0.2 -0.5 -0.5 (P) -1.4

Other Services (3)

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18.0 17.8 18.1 17.8 17.7 (P) 17.8

12-month % change

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1.1 0.0 4.0 -1.7 -1.7 (P) -1.1

Government (3)

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90.2 90.3 90.0 90.1 91.0 (P) 91.0

12-month % change

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0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.0 1.0 (P) 0.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(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 Apr 2016
Great Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Missoula Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Mountain-Plains - Consumer Prices Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2016
Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mountain Plains Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2016
Mountain-Plains - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2016
Mountain Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Mountain-Plains CPI Blue Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Billings, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Great Falls, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Missoula, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Montana – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016