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Economy at a Glance
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Midwest Region

Midwest Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)34,458.7 (r)34,286.8 (r)34,304.7 34,152.1 34,111.0 34,112.0

Employment(1)

(r)32,374.1 (r)32,270.2 (r)32,337.8 32,402.3 32,428.1 32,484.8

Unemployment(1)

(r)2,084.7 (r)2,016.6 (r)1,966.9 1,749.7 1,682.9 1,627.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)6.0 (r)5.9 (r)5.7 5.1 4.9 4.8

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

241.740 241.316 241.453 242.552 244.477 246.246

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

  1.0 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.7 3.0

CPI-W, All items(4)

235.930 235.506 235.638 236.840 238.792 240.899

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

  1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4 2.0 3.4

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.
(r) Revised

Midwest Region - Quarterly Data
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4th Qtr
2019
1st Qtr
2020
2nd Qtr
2020
3rd Qtr
2020
4th Qtr
2020

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

135.7 137.5 137.6 138.2 139.1

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.6 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.5

Wages & Salaries(1)

136.0 138.2 137.9 138.7 139.6

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.8 3.5 2.9 2.7 2.6

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

Data extracted on: April 16, 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