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Economy at a Glance
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Midwest Region

Midwest Region - Monthly Data
Data Series Back
Data
July
2019
Aug
2019
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019
Dec
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

35,061.2 35,109.6 35,145.0 35,186.8 35,216.0  

Employment(1)

33,779.9 33,840.7 33,884.9 33,931.9 33,962.7  

Unemployment(1)

1,281.3 1,268.8 1,260.1 1,254.9 1,253.4  

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6  

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

238.760 238.786 238.847 239.243 238.850 238.734

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

  1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.9 2.3

CPI-W, All items(4)

232.979 232.977 232.901 233.174 232.714 232.645

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

  1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.9 2.5

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
2018
4th Qtr
2018
1st Qtr
2019
2nd Qtr
2019
3rd Qtr
2019

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

131.6 132.3 133.5 134.1 135.0

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.8 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.6

Wages & Salaries(1)

131.4 132.3 133.5 134.0 135.0

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

3.1 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.7

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

Data extracted on: January 17, 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.

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions