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Economy at a Glance
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Midwest Region

Midwest Region - Monthly Data
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Data
Nov
2021
Dec
2021
Jan
2022
Feb
2022
Mar
2022
Apr
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)34,496.0 (r)34,494.8 34,581.3 34,666.8 34,779.8 34,872.7

Employment(1)

(r)33,116.9 (r)33,124.3 33,263.8 33,388.1 33,549.6 33,668.7

Unemployment(1)

(r)1,379.1 (r)1,370.5 1,317.6 1,278.7 1,230.2 1,204.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.0 (r)4.0 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.5

Consumer Price Index

CPI-U, All items(3)

258.911 259.609 261.657 263.988 267.312 268.639

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

  7.3 7.5 7.9 8.0 8.6 8.2

CPI-W, All items(4)

254.932 255.654 257.808 260.275 264.027 265.194

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

  8.2 8.5 8.9 9.0 9.6 9.1

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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1st Qtr
2021
2nd Qtr
2021
3rd Qtr
2021
4th Qtr
2021
1st Qtr
2022

Employment Cost Index, Private Industry

Total Compensation(1)

140.7 141.8 143.5 145.5 147.9

Compensation, 12-month % change

2.3 3.1 3.8 4.6 5.1

Wages & Salaries(1)

141.2 142.5 144.4 146.7 149.0

Wages & Salaries, 12-month % change

2.2 3.3 4.1 5.1 5.5

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

Data extracted on: May 20, 2022

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