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Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,738.4 3,718.8 3,815.3 3,808.0 3,785.0 (p)3,720.7

Employment(1)

3,605.5 3,589.4 3,660.6 3,652.9 3,647.9 (p)3,599.9

Unemployment(1)

132.9 129.3 154.7 155.1 137.1 (p)120.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.6 3.5 4.1 4.1 3.6 (p)3.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,799.3 3,831.4 3,878.6 3,861.2 3,845.8 (p)3,830.1

12-month % change

1.5 1.3 1.6 1.3 0.9 (p)0.7

Mining and Logging(3)

1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 (p)1.2

12-month % change

-8.3 -8.3 0.0 -8.3 -8.3 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

129.7 132.5 137.8 139.7 138.9 (p)136.7

12-month % change

0.5 -2.1 -1.6 0.2 -0.7 (p)-2.2

Manufacturing(3)

288.8 291.8 292.8 292.6 292.2 (p)290.4

12-month % change

1.0 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 (p)1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

748.9 752.7 760.6 757.6 757.1 (p)754.0

12-month % change

1.3 1.1 1.5 1.0 1.1 (p)1.2

Information(3)

65.2 64.8 66.0 65.7 65.7 (p)65.3

12-month % change

-5.2 -5.7 -4.2 -6.4 -6.4 (p)-4.8

Financial Activities(3)

270.2 270.6 274.8 276.1 274.5 (p)271.8

12-month % change

1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.5 (p)0.7

Professional and Business Services(3)

704.3 708.0 719.6 719.9 718.3 (p)712.5

12-month % change

2.0 1.7 1.8 0.9 -0.2 (p)-0.8

Education and Health Services(3)

618.1 619.5 614.1 606.8 607.7 (p)613.6

12-month % change

2.7 2.7 2.9 2.5 2.7 (p)2.5

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

394.1 406.0 422.7 423.0 415.2 (p)401.6

12-month % change

3.0 2.4 4.0 4.4 2.2 (p)2.3

Other Services(3)

161.2 162.4 162.8 161.4 162.8 (p)160.9

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.9 0.5 (p)0.5

Government(3)

417.7 422.0 426.2 417.3 412.3 (p)422.1

12-month % change

0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (p)0.1

Consumer Price Index: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

CPI-U, All items(4)

239.726 241.758 240.835 241.589 241.985 242.393

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

  0.8 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.6 1.4

CPI-W, All items(5)

231.596 233.528 232.543 233.486 233.746 233.881

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

  0.9 1.2 0.9 1.6 1.6 1.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: October 18, 2019

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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