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Economy at a Glance
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Midwest Region

Midwest Region - Monthly Data
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Data
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

34,005.2 34,089.0 34,153.5 34,209.1 34,253.9 34,258.0

Employment(1)

32,376.6 32,426.5 32,503.3 32,569.6 32,650.1 32,706.2

Unemployment(1)

1,628.6 1,662.5 1,650.1 1,639.4 1,603.8 1,551.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.8 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.5

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

250.582 253.042 254.671 255.142 255.709 257.793

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change

  5.6 5.8 5.9 5.7 5.7 6.6

CPI-W, All items(4)

245.824 248.880 250.550 250.888 251.363 253.760

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change

  6.5 6.8 6.8 6.4 6.4 7.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) All Urban Consumers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, Base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.

Midwest Region - Quarterly Data
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Data
3rd Qtr
2020
4th Qtr
2020
1st Qtr
2021
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

138.2 139.1 140.7 141.8 143.5

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.4 2.5 2.3 3.1 3.8

Wages & Salaries(1)

138.7 139.6 141.2 142.5 144.4

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.7 2.6 2.2 3.3 4.1

Footnotes
(1) Private industry workers, Base: December 2005=100, quarterly data, not seasonally adjusted.

Data extracted on: November 23, 2021

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.

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions