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Economy at a Glance
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Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)4,806.3 4,766.6 4,802.1 4,820.1 4,668.8 (p)4,792.2

Employment(1)

(2)4,653.6 4,583.6 4,630.7 4,600.9 3,861.7 (p)4,068.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)152.6 183.0 171.4 219.2 807.2 (p)724.1

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.2 3.8 3.6 4.5 17.3 (p)15.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

4,791.0 4,686.3 4,691.6 4,661.6 4,127.3 (p)4,204.5

12-month % change

0.1 0.6 0.6 -0.7 -12.7 (p)-12.1

Mining and Logging(4)

1.8 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.7 (p)2.1

12-month % change

5.9 0.0 0.0 5.9 -10.5 (p)10.5

Construction(4)

173.9 161.6 161.0 164.2 154.2 (p)171.3

12-month % change

-1.3 1.1 1.3 -1.7 -13.2 (p)-7.6

Manufacturing(4)

416.5 410.8 413.3 412.0 380.9 (p)390.0

12-month % change

-1.5 -2.1 -1.7 -2.1 -9.2 (p)-7.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

975.1 946.1 934.8 929.5 852.1 (p)860.3

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.1 0.2 -0.6 -9.1 (p)-8.8

Information(4)

80.4 79.0 79.3 79.1 76.9 (p)75.4

12-month % change

2.9 0.8 0.9 0.4 -2.0 (p)-3.6

Financial Activities(4)

320.9 317.6 317.8 316.5 310.5 (p)309.4

12-month % change

2.0 1.9 1.3 0.7 -1.7 (p)-2.2

Professional and Business Services(4)

833.7 811.8 815.3 801.7 749.2 (p)763.0

12-month % change

-1.2 0.1 -0.1 -1.6 -9.1 (p)-8.5

Education and Health Services(4)

751.9 747.7 754.6 751.3 678.1 (p)683.0

12-month % change

2.0 2.6 2.7 1.7 -8.4 (p)-7.7

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

482.0 469.9 466.7 456.6 238.6 (p)269.8

12-month % change

0.1 0.7 0.3 -3.9 -51.0 (p)-46.4

Other Services(4)

199.8 198.8 197.7 197.9 160.3 (p)163.1

12-month % change

-0.2 0.6 0.2 -0.6 -19.8 (p)-18.9

Government(4)

555.0 541.4 549.5 551.0 524.8 (p)517.1

12-month % change

0.5 0.8 1.0 0.2 -4.3 (p)-7.1

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

CPI-U, All items(5)

242.079 244.361 244.407 242.655 240.364 242.650

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

  2.2 2.6 2.0 1.1 0.3 0.4

CPI-W, All items(6)

233.518 235.518 235.557 234.250 231.572 233.741

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(6)

  2.4 2.8 2.1 1.1 0.0 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(5) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(6) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: July 10, 2020

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

 

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